AWS Partner Learning Path: AWS Technical Professional

Built for individuals to gain a fundamental, technical knowledge of AWS cloud computing and supporting infrastructure

With the AWS Technical Professional Learning Path, start by achieving AWS Technical Professional and AWS Cloud Economics accreditations to confirm you understand the fundamentals of AWS. Then advance to additional training by workload or solution area.

Learn more about the courses in each learning progression below.

  • Follow this recommended sequence of courses and exams to build your AWS Cloud skills in this Learning Path.

    AWS Technical Professional

    Partners will learn fundamental, technical knowledge of AWS cloud computing, global infrastructure, services, solutions, migration, and security.

    Digital | 3 hours

    AWS Cloud Economics

    This course introduces partners to the benefits of migrating their customers to the AWS Cloud. Partners will learn about cost savings and data center economics in relation to cloud computing.

    Classroom | 1 day
    Digital | 3.5 hours

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: Foundations (Technical)

    This course is intended to introduce the basic skills needed to lead pre-sales, AWS technical engagements with customers. Using a simple, case-study-based approach, this course will present the frameworks, techniques, and guidelines critical to capturing requirements and translating those requirements into AWS solutions.

    Classroom  | 1 day
    Digital | 5 hours

    AWS Partner: AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials (Classroom) and AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials (Digital)

    This course helps you understand the fundamental concepts of the AWS Cloud so you can build your skills and confidence while contributing to your organization’s cloud initiatives. Access the digital training for on-demand learning, or access the classroom training option to be led by an expert AWS instructor. 

    Classroom | 1 day

    Digital | 6 hours

    AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

    This exam enables individuals with an overall understanding of the AWS Cloud to validate their knowledge with an industry-recognized credential. This exam covers four domains, including: cloud concepts, security, technology, and billing and pricing

    Exam | 1.5 hours

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: Well-Architected Best Practices (Technical)

    This course teaches AWS Partners to build high-quality solutions, implement best practices, identify potential issues with a customer's architecture, and make improvements when and where AWS customers need assistance.

    Digital | 2 hours

    AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate Learning Path

    This certification path is designed for solutions architects, solution design engineers, and anyone who wants to learn how to design applications and systems on AWS. Build your technical skills and progress along a path to earn AWS Certification with these recommended courses, labs, and exams.

  • Additional Training

    AWS Professional Services: Cloud Adoption Framework

    AWS Cloud Adoption Framework (AWS CAF) training is designed to provide an overview of the AWS CAF and the AWS CAF Alignment Workshop. This one-day workshop mixes theory and practice, providing attendees with working knowledge of the AWS CAF and the ability to facilitate the AWS CAF Alignment Workshop. 

    Classroom | 1 day

    AWS Professional Services: Cloud Advisory

    This course teaches you how to build a compelling business case for cloud adoption, and how to accelerate customer's cloud adoption process. You will learn how to apply the cloud economics concepts to a business case; and perform a Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), and a Total Cost of Migration (TCM) exercise.

    Classroom | 2 days

    AWS Professional Services: Delivery Best Practices Bootcamp

    This bootcamp is designed to enable APN Premier and Advanced Consulting Partners to develop and extend professional services competencies for AWS customer implementations. This bootcamp mixes strategy and ‘delivery how-to’ derived from our own customer implementation and migration projects.

    Classroom | 1 day

    Additional Free Digital Training

  • Solutions Training for Partners Available by Workload or Solution

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: IoT on AWS (Technical)

    This technical course provides an overview of the current market trends and ecosystem of the IoT segment. Partners will learn about the AWS IoT platform and various AWS IoT services, IoT solution lifecycle and common design patterns for deploying AWS IoT services and how to help accelerate customer IoT adoption.

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: Microsoft Workloads on AWS (Technical)

    This technical course is designed to teach AWS Partners how to discuss the technical advantages of AWS for Microsoft workloads.

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: SAP on AWS (Technical)

    This technical course teaches AWS Partners the fundamentals of running SAP on AWS and how to effectively engage with customers in positioning AWS for SAP workloads.

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: Amazon Connect (Technical)

    Partners will learn the technical details of provisioning, configuring, and managing Amazon Connect for a contact center.

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: Digital Workplace on AWS (Technical)

    This course provides a technical introduction to AWS End User Computing (EUC) services Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon AppStream 2.0. You will learn how to answer common technical questions when discussing these solutions and how to provision, configure, and manage these services.

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: Machine Learning (ML) on AWS for ML Practitioners (Technical)

    Learn the technical fundamentals of the machine learning (ML) process, how to create and deploy an ML model at scale using Amazon SageMaker, and how to identify opportunities and engage customers in ML discussions.

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: Introduction to Migrating to AWS (Technical)

    This technical course is an introduction to conducting AWS migration assessments and using methodologies, processes, and tools for migration projects. Key topics include overviews of migrating to AWS, AWS migration programs (MAP/PMP), and AWS migration tooling. In addition, this course provides an in-depth review of the Migration Readiness Assessment (MRA)

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: Migrating to AWS (Technical)

    This technical course provides AWS Partner solutions architects with methodologies and best practices for applying and executing migration readiness assessment and planning activities, and how to perform migrations by employing migration tools and services.

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: VMware Cloud on AWS (Technical)

    This course provides a technical introduction to VMware Cloud on AWS. It covers the core architecture of VMware Cloud on AWS’s software-defined data center (SDDC) service, plus how foundational VMware compute, storage, networking, security, and management components interact with AWS services. The course presents use cases for the VMware Cloud on AWS service with both VMware-native and AWS-integrated solutions.

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: Containers on AWS (Technical)

    This course provides AWS Partners with an introduction to AWS container solutions, including container platforms, benefits, and use cases. The course introduces the range of AWS container services and adjacent technologies, including an exploration of AWS design considerations and best practices. Partners will learn how to assess container opportunities and select the appropriate AWS container services for a customer scenario.

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: Data Analytics on AWS (Technical)

    Partners will learn how to successfully engage with data-driven customers, discuss five data analytics technical solutions, and make architectural decisions based on AWS-recommended best practices. After completing this course, partners will understand how to build a serverless data lake architecture using an AWS CloudFormation template while making business decisions using the Data Flywheel approach.

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: Security Governance at Scale (Technical)

    This course covers AWS-recommended cloud security best practices for establishing continuous governance and management at scale. Partners will be able to help their customers scale with agility and innovation while providing the visibility, control, and governance to protect sensitive data and systems.

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: Migrating Your Application to AWS (Technical)

    In this course designed for AWS ISV Partners, you will learn the technical fundamentals and best practices of migrating your application from on-premises deployments to a single-tenant, highly available AWS Cloud solution.

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: Advanced Migrating to AWS (Technical)

    This advanced course provides prescriptive guidance on how to migrate workloads at scale, and covers common migration patterns and challenges of large-scale migrations. You’ll learn how to identify use cases for re-hosting, re-platforming, and re-factoring legacy applications to the AWS Cloud—and how to determine which applications are good candidates for automated modernization.

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