Architect

Learn from AWS experts. Advance your skills and knowledge. Build your future in the AWS Cloud.

This learning path is designed for solutions architects, solution design engineers, and anyone who wants to learn how to design applications and systems on AWS. Build technical skills as you progress along the path toward AWS Certification.

This path includes the optional course Architecting on AWS - Accelerator. This four-and-a-half-day covers topics from two other courses in this path, Architecting on AWS and Advanced Architecting on AWS, and may be taken in place of those courses.  

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

    AWS Technical Essentials

    Learn the fundamentals of identifying AWS services so that you can make informed decisions about IT solutions based on your business requirements.

    Classroom | 1 day

    Architecting on AWS

    Learn the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on AWS so you can build scalable and resilient solutions in the cloud.

    Classroom | 3 days

    Architecting on AWS - Accelerator

    In this immersive four-and-a-half-day course, you’ll learn how to design cloud architectures, from small designs to large-scale, enterprise-level designs and everything in-between. It covers topics from Architecting on AWS and Advanced Architecting on AWS.

    Classroom | 4.5 days

    Exam Readiness: AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate

    In this half-day, intermediate-level workshop, we will explore the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate exam’s topic areas, mapping them to architecting on AWS and to specific areas to study. We will review sample exam questions in each topic area.

    Classroom | 4 hours

    AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate

    This exam validates an examinee's ability to effectively demonstrate knowledge of how to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on AWS technologies.

    Exam  |  130 minutes

    Advanced Architecting on AWS

    Learn how to build complex solutions that incorporate data services, governance, and security on the AWS platform. Gain best practices for building scalable, elastic, secure, and highly available applications on AWS.

    Classroom | 3 days

    Exam Readiness: AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional

    Join this advanced-level course to prepare for the exam. Explore the exam’s topic areas and how they related to architecting on AWS. We will review sample exam questions in each topic area and teach you how to interpret the concepts being tested.

    Classroom | 1 day

    AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional

    The AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional exam validates advanced technical skills and experience in designing distributed applications and systems on the AWS platform.

    Exam  |  170 minutes

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Deepen Your AWS Cloud Knowledge with Our Ramp-Up Guide

Our downloadable Ramp-Up Guide helps individuals in architect roles see all free digital training, classroom courses, videos, whitepapers, certifications, and other information that is available to help you build their AWS Cloud knowledge.

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