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AWS Certification

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


Earn an industry-recognized credential

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.

About AWS Certifications

You can benefit from a wide range of expert insights, resources, and programs as you progress toward achieving AWS Certification. Whether you’re just starting out or adding another certification, AWS can help you effectively validate your cloud expertise.

Available AWS Certifications

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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

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Certification Exam Guides and Details

Explore our role-based certifications and our Specialty certifications in specific technical areas. Select an exam to learn more:

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  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate
  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate
  • AWS Certified Developer - Associate
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional
  • AWS Certified Advanced Networking - Specialty
  • AWS Certified Alexa Skill Builder - Specialty
  • AWS Certified Data Analytics - Specialty
  • AWS Certified Database - Specialty
  • AWS Certified Machine Learning – Specialty
  • AWS Certified Security - Specialty
Options for Taking Your Exam

Curious about how to take your AWS Certification exam? We offer flexible, convenient options for taking exams so you can select what works best for you.

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Prepare for Your Exam

Exam Preparation Resources

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

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Get Certified Exam Readiness Webinars

Join one of our complimentary AWS Certification exam preparation webinars. These live webinars led by accredited AWS instructors will help prepare you for AWS Certification exams.

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Resources

Information and Policies

Learn about what to expect with scheduling your exam, identification requirements, exam functionality, relevant policies, and more.

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Recertification

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

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Coming Soon

Find out about upcoming exam updates, beta exams, and new certifications as they become available. To stay informed, sign up for AWS Certification updates.

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Exam Vouchers

Are you supporting a team taking AWS Certification exams? Make it easier with exam vouchers. Purchase online anytime, and then use a self-service portal to efficiently distribute, track, and manage standard exam vouchers.

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Benefits

All AWS Certification Benefits

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

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Subject Matter Expert Program

We are searching for qualified subject matter experts (SMEs). Participate in remote and in-person events that focus on the creation and review of exam content.

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AWS Certification Digital Badges

We provide digital badges as a benefit of earning an AWS Certification to showcase certification status.

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