Training and Certification for U.S. Government

Build cloud fluency to accelerate innovation and transform your mission


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This webpage is for learners interested in building the cloud skills necessary to work with the AWS Cloud for the U.S. Government. For non-government-related training, get started with our AWS Training overview.

The U.S. Government needs a workforce with cloud skills to help transform mission execution in government agencies. AWS Training and Certification helps you build and validate your cloud skills so you can do more with less and rapidly innovate agency services.

Built by AWS experts, our content meets government-specific use cases and cloud education needs. We offer digital and classroom training resources, so you can build your skills online or learn best practices from live AWS technical experts who specialize in government.


Introduction to AWS GovCloud (US) Regions (2:14)

Build Skills with Virtual Events at No Cost

AWS Training and Certification offers free virtual and on-demand training events for learners who are unable to travel or prefer to take AWS Training online. Interact with AWS accredited instructors to ask questions and get immediate help as you learn from almost anywhere with a reliable internet connection.

The virtual training events are intended for learners interested in building the cloud skills necessary to work in AWS Cloud.

AWS Training and Certification Events

Build Your AWS Cloud Knowledge with Ramp-Up Guides

Our downloadable Ramp-Up Guides offer a variety of resources to help build your skills and knowledge of the AWS Cloud. Each guide features carefully selected digital training, classroom courses, videos, whitepapers, certifications, and more to remove the guesswork of learning AWS.

Select a guide below to download:

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Cloud Essentials

For business and technical professionals

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Data Analytics

For developers and data engineers

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For developers, engineers, and DevOps engineers

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Solutions Architect

For AWS Cloud architects, solutions architects, and engineers

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System Operator

For systems administrators and systems operations professionals

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For AWS Cloud security, governance, and compliance professionals

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Find the resources you need to create a culture of innovation, develop adaptable and continuous learning mechanisms, and transform and modernize your organization.

Workforce Development

We offer resources to help you learn how to achieve a more diverse and prepared workforce. Our whitepapers, blogs, videos, podcasts, and more demonstrate the different ways the public sector innovates in an ever-changing digital world.

Cloud procurement best practices for U.S. federal agencies

This webinar dives deep into best practices and acquisition strategies for procuring cloud services within the U.S. federal government.

Compliance Webinar Series

This five-part, on-demand webinar series is dedicated to helping IT professionals protect and secure sensitive data and regulated workloads, including Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), defense data, and export-controlled data. 

Start your Learning Journey into the Cloud with AWS Training and Certification (1:32)
AWS GovCloud: Accelerating DoD Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (25:15)
Direct US Federal Contracting with AWS (12:21)

AWS Skills Centers

At AWS Skills Centers, you can explore interactive exhibits, participate in live classes with AWS instructors, and make connections at networking events. Are you local to or visiting the Arlington or Seattle areas? Check out an AWS Skills Center near you, and check back frequently as more locations are coming soon in 2023.