AWS Certification

Validate technical skills and cloud expertise to grow your career and business.

AWS Certification validates cloud expertise to help professionals highlight in-demand skills and organizations build effective, innovative teams for cloud initiatives using AWS. Choose from diverse certification exams by role and specialty designed to empower individuals and teams to meet their unique goals.

Explore our role-based certifications for those in Cloud Practitioner, Architect, Developer, and Operations roles, as well as our Specialty certifications in specific technical areas.

Training and Certification from AWS

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Professional

Two years of comprehensive experience designing, operating, and troubleshooting solutions using the AWS Cloud

Associate

One year of experience solving problems and implementing solutions using the AWS Cloud

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate
Architect
AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate
Operations
AWS Certified Developer - Associate
Developer
Foundational

Six months of fundamental AWS Cloud and industry knowledge

Cloud Practitioner
Specialty

Technical AWS Cloud experience in the Specialty domain as specified in the exam guide

Professional

Two years of comprehensive experience designing, operating, and troubleshooting solutions using the AWS Cloud

Associate

One year of experience solving problems and implementing solutions using the AWS Cloud

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate
Architect
AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate
Operations
AWS Certified Developer - Associate
Developer
Foundational

Six months of fundamental AWS Cloud and industry knowledge

Cloud Practitioner
Specialty

Technical AWS Cloud experience in the Specialty domain as specified in the exam guide

The Latest in AWS Certification

Learn About What’s Coming

You can now find out what’s coming soon in AWS Certification, including viewing new exam guides and details for beta exams.

New: Take the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam From Your Home or Office 24/7

Candidates can now earn their AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification from the convenience of a home or office. 

 

New AWS Certification Exam Vouchers Make Certifying Large Groups Easier

It’s now easier than ever for organizations to develop and validate their teams’ skills by providing them with AWS Certification exam vouchers, conveniently eliminating the need for candidates to pay when registering for their exam.

New and Updated Exam Readiness Courses

Built by the experts at AWS, new Exam Readiness courses for Professional-level and Specialty certifications are now available. Take free digital training or sign up to attend a class.

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Register for the new AWS Certified Alexa Skill Builder - Specialty exam, the industry's first and only certification to validate your ability to build, test, and publish Amazon Alexa skills to reach millions of customers.

AWS Certification Overview

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Exam Prep Resources

Prepare for certification exams with training and materials that complement your hands-on AWS experience.

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Certification Benefits

Claim benefits to help showcase your achievement and advance your AWS expertise.

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AWS Recertification

Maintain your AWS Certified status. Recertification helps strengthen the overall value of your AWS Certification.

Learn more about the value of AWS Certification