Cloud practitioner

Get started on cloud practitioner training with content built by AWS experts

If you’re a beginner looking for a clear starting point to help you build a career or learn how to implement a solution in the AWS Cloud, we recommend you start with an AWS Learning Plan.

This set of on-demand courses will help you learn the foundations of the AWS Cloud, regardless of your role. Learning Plans can also help prepare you for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification exam.

Learn step-by-step with the AWS Cloud Essentials Learning Plan

AWS Learning Plans offer a suggested set of digital courses designed to give beginners a clear path to learn. The AWS Cloud Essentials Learning Plan eliminates the guesswork—you don’t have to wonder if you’re starting in the right place or taking the right courses.

You’ll be guided through a recommended curriculum built by AWS experts that you can take at your own pace. Complete the full plan, or choose the courses that interest you. After you complete this plan, you’ll have a better understanding of AWS Cloud benefits, core services, pricing, and security. You’ll also have gained foundational skills to help you enter careers in the cloud, IT, or development.

Dive deep into cloud essentials with the AWS Ramp-Up Guide

If you’re looking to dive deeper into the broader range of learning materials available on cloud essentials, including digital courses, blogs, whitepapers, and more, we recommend our Ramp-Up Guide.

AWS experts have constructed this downloadable guide to help you navigate the broad set of resources and content to help you develop your skills for cloud essentials—all in one place. Whether you prefer to read articles, view PDFs, or take digital courses, you can use this guide at your own pace. It will help you understand all your learning options and determine which are best for you based on your knowledge and skill level.

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AWS Cloud Quest: Cloud Practitioner

AWS Cloud Quest is the first and only role-playing game to help you build in-demand AWS Cloud skills. Adventure awaits as you zap drones, befriend pets, and solve puzzles. Collect gems and earn points as you progress in building real solutions inside a live AWS environment. Prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam with one of the most engaging cloud trainings you’ve ever taken.  

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AWS Cloud Quest: Cloud Practitioner

Browse individual on-demand AWS courses

Are you looking to solve an immediate technical or business problem? Do you want to sample an AWS Training before starting a full learning plan? Or do you want to customize your learning journey? Explore all our digital trainings for courses relevant to all skill levels. Watch our most popular trainings below, or browse our full selection to find one that interests you.

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Get live training with AWS experts—for you or your team

Do you want live training with an AWS expert where you’ll get the chance to ask questions and receive real-time feedback? Do you want the option to schedule training for your team, business, or group? We recommend our AWS Classroom Training. These are interactive, immersive classes led by expert AWS instructors who provide guided help to individuals and groups, in person or virtually. Discuss your real-world challenges with our instructors in the classroom to reinforce your learning and help you understand how to apply best practices to overcome your challenges.

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