AWS Skills Center Seattle

Visit our new AWS Skills Center in Seattle for free in-person cloud training

Visit AWS Skills Center Seattle

Now open to the public, AWS Skills Center Seattle is a free training center for anyone in the Seattle community who is curious about cloud computing and future job possibilities in the cloud. The center is designed to help people with little to no technology background.

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.

AWS Skills Center Seattle is located in the Kumo building in the Amazon Seattle Campus.

I-5 North:
Follow I-5 North to Olive Way exit, take EXIT 166
Turn slight RIGHT onto Olive Way
Turn LEFT onto Bellevue Ave
Take the 1st LEFT onto E Denny Way
Take the 2nd LEFT onto Stewart St
Turn RIGHT onto Terry Ave
Kumo will be on the LEFT

I-5 South:
Follow I-5 South to EXIT 166 towards Stewart St/Denny Way
Turn slight RIGHT onto Stewart St
Turn RIGHT onto Terry Ave
Kumo will be on the LEFT

Parking Information: Parking is located at 1007 Stewart St, Seattle, WA 98101, Oscar Amazon Building.

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Seattle location overview

Hours of operations: Monday to Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm. Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm (Cloud Discovery Space only, no classes)

  • Cloud Discovery Space
    • Week of November 22nd: Open Monday - Tuesday
    • Week of November 29th: Open Tuesday - Saturday
    • Week of December 6th: Open Tuesday - Saturday
    • Week of December 13th: Open Tuesday - Saturday
  • Classes
    • Week of November 22nd: Monday - Tuesday
    • Week of November 29th: Wednesday - Friday
    • Week of December 6th: Monday - Friday
    • Week of December 13th: Monday - Friday
  • Closed during major holidays
    • Thanksgiving: November 24 - 28, 2021
    • Winter break: December 22, 2021 - January 6, 2022

Cost: Free—no charge to experience and learn at the Skills Center

Explore the Cloud Discovery Space

Exercise your skills in the Cloud Discovery Space interactive exhibits, which showcase robotics, space, machine learning, gaming, and smart home technology. Learn more about our exhibits below.

Exhibits

Space

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Immerse yourself in space and satellite programs that process massive amounts of data in the cloud. Explore the impact of atmospheric storms, climate change, and ocean temperature on environmental processes—from weather and wildfire prediction to Mars exploration.

Home

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Go behind the scenes to discover how cloud-driven devices automate tasks in a smart home. You’ll learn how speech recognition and language processing power the devices that are already enriching our lives, thanks to the cloud.

Robotics

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Experience the amazing capabilities of industrial robotic arms and a fleet of mobile robots connected to the cloud as they function in real-world environments. You can even take control to change how the robots behave in this interactive space powered by the cloud.

Gaming

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Experience how the cloud powers some of your favorite games with an arcade-style video game table and a massive video display. You’ll discover the enormous impact cloud technology has on the entire gaming experience.

Machine Learning

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Explore how machine learning powers DeepRacer, a fully autonomous 1/18th scale race car that continuously adapts to improve its performance through its own learned behavior. This fully immersive simulator demonstrates cloud-based machine learning in action.

Pathfinder

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Explore cloud learning paths with help from the AWS experts. Discover how cloud skills help you unlock new job opportunities, complete a learning assessment, and sign up for free classes—choosing the learning path that’s right for you.

AWS Skills Center course offerings

Free

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Introduction to Computer Technology

This course is for beginners who want to understand the basics of computing. You'll start with the fundamental concepts, such as understanding how a computer works and why that is relevant for your learning journey. The goal is to prepare you for the next step of your cloud training.

Fundamental
4 hours
Free

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Cloud Practitioner Essentials part 1 of 2

This course is for individuals who seek an overall understanding of the AWS Cloud, independent of specific technical roles. You will learn about AWS Cloud concepts, AWS services, security, architecture, pricing, and support to build your AWS Cloud knowledge. This course also helps you prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.

Fundamental
4 hours
Free

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Cloud Practitioner Essentials part 2 of 2

This course is for individuals who seek an overall understanding of the AWS Cloud, independent of specific technical roles. You will learn about AWS Cloud concepts, AWS services, security, architecture, pricing, and support to build your AWS Cloud knowledge. This course also helps you prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.

Fundamental
4 hours
Free

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Cloud Practitioner Exam Prep Workshop

This half-day workshop is for anyone preparing for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam. You'll review what to expect at the testing center while taking the exam. You'll also explore how the exam is structured, including the question formats, and have a chance to test your knowledge with sample practice questions.

Coming soon

Fundamental
4 hours
Free

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AWS Cloud Essentials for Business Leaders

This course for business leaders covers the fundamental concepts of cloud computing and how a cloud strategy can help companies meet their critical business objectives. You'll explore the key advantages of cloud computing while reviewing topics such as security and compliance to facilitate discussions with other business and technology leaders.

Fundamental
4 hours

Upcoming virtual events

Free Virtual Event

AWS Skills Center - Cloud Practitioner Essentials

This course is for anyone interested in learning more about cloud computing. Even if you can't see it, the cloud is everywhere today, and it's a flexible technology solution for all types of businesses. Learn why as you explore cloud concepts, terminology, and career roles along with foundational AWS Cloud services.

Dec 07, 2021 | 8 hr
Free Virtual Event

AWS Skills Center - Cloud Practitioner Essentials

This course is for anyone interested in learning more about cloud computing. Even if you can't see it, the cloud is everywhere today, and it's a flexible technology solution for all types of businesses. Learn why as you explore cloud concepts, terminology, and career roles along with foundational AWS Cloud services.

Dec 14, 2021 | 8 hr
More classes coming in 2022.

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