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.


Introduction to AWS GovCloud (US) (2:01)

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AWS Training and Certification offers free virtual webinars 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 webinars featured below are intended for learners interested in building the cloud skills necessary to work in AWS Cloud for Government. For non-government-related events and webinars, explore AWS Training and Certification Events and Webinars.

Virtual webinar availability varies regularly. Check back later if no virtual webinars are available for your desired course.

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Build Your AWS Cloud Knowledge with Ramp-Up Guides

Our downloadable Ramp-Up Guides offer a variety of resources to help build your knowledge of the AWS Cloud. Each guide features free digital training, classroom courses, videos, whitepapers, certifications, and other information you’re looking for.

Select a guide below to download:


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Cost Management

For business and technical professionals

Data Analytics

For developers and data engineers


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Game Tech

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Internet of Things

For architects, developers, data analysts, data engineers, and operations engineers

Machine Learning

For data scientists and developers

Media Services

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Remote Work & Learning

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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.

AWS Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

This seven-part webinar series shows nonprofit, government, education, and healthcare organizations how to use machine learning to advance their missions. Discover how you can build solutions for your organization.

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. 

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)