Benefits for AWS Certified Individuals

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Explore the Benefits of Being AWS Certified

In addition to validating your technical skills, AWS Certification can help you advance your expertise. Once AWS Certified, you’ll be eligible for perks that help you show off your achievements and keep learning. Register for exams and claim benefits at aws.training.

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Digital Badges

Showcase your achievement to colleagues and employers with digital badges on your social media and email signatures.
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Exam Discount

Get access to a 50% discount voucher to apply toward recertification or any other exam.
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Event Recognition

Receive invites to regional Appreciation Receptions and get exclusive access to AWS Certification Lounges at AWS re:Invent and select AWS Summit events.
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AWS Certified Global Community

Gain access to the AWS Certified LinkedIn Community and network with your peers.
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Free Practice Exams

Prepare for your next AWS Certification with a practice exam voucher.
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AWS Certified Store

Unlock access to exclusive AWS Certified merchandise.

Looking to Get More Involved?

Become a Subject Matter Expert (SME). Join peers at AWS Certification exam development workshops to help ensure the validity of our current and future AWS Certification program.


Our Exams

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AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

This exam provides individuals in a larger variety of cloud and technology roles with a way to validate their AWS Cloud knowledge and enhance their professional credibility. This exam covers four domains, including: cloud concepts, security, technology, and billing and pricing.

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AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

This exam validates your ability to effectively demonstrate knowledge of how to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on AWS technologies. We recommend candidates have at least one year of hands-on experience designing available, cost-efficient, fault-tolerant, and scalable and distributed systems on AWS.

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

This exam validates your ability to effectively demonstrate knowledge of how to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on AWS technologies. We recommend candidates have at least one year of hands-on experience designing available, cost-efficient, fault-tolerant, and scalable and distributed systems on AWS.

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

This exam validates your ability to effectively demonstrate knowledge of how to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on AWS technologies. We recommend candidates have at least one year of hands-on experience designing available, cost-efficient, fault-tolerant, and scalable and distributed systems on AWS.

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AWS Certified Developer – Associate

This exam validates proficiency in developing, deploying, and debugging cloud-based applications using AWS. This is for anyone with one or more years of hands-on experience developing and maintaining an AWS-based application, plus in-depth knowledge of at least one high-level programming language.

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AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate

This exam tests your technical expertise in deployment, management, and operations on the AWS platform. This is for anyone with one or more years of hands-on experience operating AWS-based applications.

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AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional

This exam tests your advanced technical skills and experience in designing distributed applications and systems on the AWS platform. This is recommended for anyone that has completed an AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate certification with two or more years of hands-on experience designing and deploying cloud architecture on AWS.

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AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional

This exam tests your technical expertise in provisioning, operating, and managing distributed application systems on the AWS platform. This is recommended for anyone that has achieved AWS Certified Developer - Associate or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate certification with two or more years of hands-on experience provisioning, operating, and managing AWS environments.

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AWS Certified Security – Specialty

This exam tests your technical expertise in securing the AWS platform. This is for anyone in an experienced security role.

This exam tests your technical expertise in securing the AWS platform. This is for anyone in an experienced security role.

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AWS Certified Big Data – Specialty

This exam tests your technical expertise in designing and implementing AWS services to derive value from data. This is for anyone who performs complex Big Data analyses.

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AWS Certified Advanced Networking – Specialty

This exam tests your technical expertise in designing and implementing AWS and hybrid IT architectures at scale. This is for anyone who performs complex networking tasks.