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.

What is the Value of Being AWS Certified?

Available AWS Certifications

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

Join Our Subject Matter Expert Program

Once you’re AWS Certified, you can apply to be a Subject Matter Expert (SME). SMEs share use cases and lessons learned, gain insights into AWS services and feature sets, and contribute to our exam development process. We’re currently searching for qualified SMEs to participate in AWS Certification workshops.

 

Register Now for New Specialty Certification Beta Exams

Register to take part in the beta exams for our new AWS Certified Database - Specialty certification and the AWS Certified Data Analytics - Specialty certification. Both are available through January 10, 2020. Space in each beta is limited, so register early to participate.

 

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.

 

About AWS Certification

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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.

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Cloud Practitioner

Learn cloud fundamentals and best practices

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Architect

Learn to design highly available systems

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Developer

Learn to develop applications for the cloud

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Operations

Learn to automate applications, networks, and systems

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DevOps Engineer

Learn to design, deploy and manage AWS Cloud systems

Learn more about the value of AWS Certification