Start your cloud journey with AWS Educate today
AWS Educate is open to any individual, regardless of where they are in their education, technical experience, or career journey.
If you’re overwhelmed by too many choices when it comes to learning about the cloud, AWS Educate is here to help. Cloud beginners like you are invited to check out our free, self-paced online training resources and labs designed to help you learn, practice, and evaluate your cloud skills without having to create an Amazon account.
Learn and practice cloud skills in real time
AWS Educate offers hundreds of hours of self-paced training and resources for new-to-cloud learners—including hands-on labs in the AWS Management Console. Our easy-to-navigate and adaptive user experience guides you to targeted training content based on your knowledge, goals, interests, and age. Check out some of our popular course offerings.
Practice building your own cloud storage solution and hosting a static website in the AWS Cloud. Gain hands-on experience with Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and learn to leverage storage technology that has changed the way we live and work by providing secure access to data and applications from any location at any time.
“I am studying to become a Data engineer and due to the wide acceptance of cloud computing in almost all data driven organizations, learning cloud computing under AWS is essential for me, right now and in the future. I want to be ready for the work environment before I find myself in it.”
– Getting Started with Storage Learner, July 2022
Practice building and managing your own cloud computing instance in the AWS Cloud. Gain hands-on experience with Amazon Elastic Cloud Compute (Amazon EC2) and learn how to scale resources up and down quickly and easily to ensure that you have exactly the right amount of computing power when you need it.
“Thanks for helping me and the other IT people learn new knowledge about cloud computing.”
– Getting Started with Compute Learner, September 2022
Practice building your own virtual private cloud and deploying resources into it using AWS. Gain hands-on experience with Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) and learn how to set up secure networks that disguise data traffic, protect it from external access, and keep you safe from hackers and cyber criminals.
“Thank you for creating us a space to practice this free of cost. Appreciate it. Keep up the good work.”
– Getting Started with Networking Learner, November 2022
Practice launching your own database instance and configuring a web application to connect to it in the AWS Cloud. Gain hands-on experience with Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) and learn how using relational database technology to collect, store, and analyze data powers many of the apps you use on a daily basis, from online streaming to social media.
Get hands-on experience with Amazon Cloud operations services in this course and the accompanying Getting Started with Cost Estimation lab. Discover the AWS Well-Architected Framework, practice using the AWS Pricing Calculator to manage your AWS account, and gain exposure to Amazon CloudWatch and Amazon CloudTrail to monitor and optimize your usage of the AWS Cloud.
Discover how to securely grant access to your resources in the AWS Cloud by configuring AWS Identify and Access Management (AWS IAM) users, groups, and roles. You’ll get practice writing security policies, reviewing credentials, and more.
Get hands-on experience configuring an AWS Lambda function to run applications that automatically scale, so you don’t need to think about servers. Gain exposure to message queuing with Amazon Simple Queue Service, notification messaging through Amazon Simple Notification Service, and other event-driven serverless applications that lower costs and adapt at scale for a better customer experience.
What are the benefits of AWS Educate?
Please note: AWS Educate provides its members with no cost access to learning content and AWS services designed to build knowledge and skills in cloud computing. It is available globally to learners who meet the minimum age requirements, based on country of residence, in the AWS Learner Terms and Conditions.