Training and Certification for U.S. Government

Build cloud fluency to accelerate innovation and transform your mission

Please contact us only if you are a United States Federal or Commercial Cloud Services (C2S) contract customer with questions regarding AWS Training support for your organization.

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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.

 

Back to Basics: Cloud 101 for Government (2:10)

The Benefits of AWS Training and Certification

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Innovation

Understanding new cloud technologies fosters an agile, innovative culture. Comprehensively trained staff can adopt the cloud up to 80% faster.
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Speed of development

Training on AWS accelerates IT projects. Staff can iterate faster and get to a proof of concept with less effort—leaving more time for refining and improving.
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Efficiency

Using AWS can increase the efficiency of your IT projects, reduce time to mission-critical solutions, and minimize your staff’s time investment.

These courses are intended for learners interested in building the cloud skills necessary to work in AWS Cloud for Government. For non-government-related training, get started with our AWS Training overview.

AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials Day (Webinar)

This fundamental-level, one-day virtual course is intended for individuals who seek an overall understanding of the AWS Cloud, independent of specific technical roles. It also helps you prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.

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AWS Technical Essentials Day (Webinar)

This fundamental-level, one-day virtual course is for individuals who seek to learn about identifying AWS services in order to make informed decisions about IT solutions.

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AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials Day for US Federal Government

This fundamental-level, one-day course is intended for individuals who seek an overall understanding of the AWS Cloud, independent of specific technical roles. It also helps you prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.

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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.

Immersion Learning Series

This eight-part learning series is for those who are embarking on their cloud journey or looking to brush up on the basics of the AWS Cloud as it relates to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). 

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. 

Build Your AWS Cloud Knowledge with Ramp-Up Guides

Our ramp-up guides offer a variety of resources to help build your knowledge of AWS Cloud from free digital training, classroom courses, videos, whitepapers, certifications, and other information you’re looking for.

Select a ramp-up guide below to download:

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Business & Finance
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Internet of Things
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Machine Learning
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Media Services
Introduction to AWS GovCloud (US) (2:01)
How to Identify Unmanaged Configuration Changes in AWS GovCloud (US) (5:22)
Direct US Federal Contracting with AWS (12:21)