AWS Skills Center Cape Town

Visit the AWS Skills Center in Cape Town for free instructor-led cloud training

AWS Skills Center Cape Town is a free training center for anyone in the local community who is curious about cloud computing and future job possibilities in the cloud.

Access fun and engaging cloud skills training and interactive exhibits, as well as career networking and job placement events with local employers and organizations—all for free.

A woman wearing a hijab standing in from of the Cloud Discovery exhibit at the AWS Skills Ceter Cape Town

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Computer Foundations series

This four-part series will guide you through the foundations of computers and networks.

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Becoming a Cloud Practitioner series

This three-part series will help you prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.

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Cloud Career series

These sessions will introduce you to typical entry-level job roles and help you plan your path to a cloud career.

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Generative AI

This session will introduce you to one of the hottest cloud topics, generative AI, as well as the technologies that make generative AI possible.

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Visit AWS Skills Center Cape Town

Location and directions

Address: Address: 57 Heerengracht St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa.

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Hours of operation

  • Cloud Discovery Space: Monday–Friday: 8:30am – 5:00pm; Saturday: 9:00am – 2:00pm
  • Classes: Monday–Thursday, starting at 9am and 1pm daily


  • General
    • AWS Skills Center offers free, in-person classes and experiences designed for anyone in the Cape Town community who is curious about cloud computing and future career possibilities in the cloud—no technology background necessary. It also features a Cloud Discovery Space with interactive exhibits showcasing robotics, space, machine learning, gaming, and smart home technology to help inspire additional learning.

    • The primary purpose of the foundational learning experiences available at AWS Skills Centers is to guide learners towards outcomes like becoming an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, building introductory-level, solutions-specific cloud skills, or discovering other AWS Training and Certification program offerings. These are critical steps to set learners up as future builders and cloud employees.

    • Yes. Visiting AWS Skills Center is free, as are the foundational classes offered. There may be opportunities for organizations to book the space for events. Please reach out to

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