AWS Training and Certification Blog

Skilling up in SaaS with AWS Training and Certification

As businesses aim to focus more on their core competencies, they increasingly turn to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) to handle the undifferentiated heavy lifting. In today’s blog post, we will focus on the available training from AWS Training and Certification to help support you on your SaaS journey, how to familiarize yourself with the challenges of operating a SaaS business model, and how to think through these problems from the SaaS lens.

AWS Guild Tournament builds cloud skills and innovative customer solutions

The AWS Guild Tournament is a 12-week learning program delivered by AWS Training and Certification. Village Roadshow embarked on this gamified training experience with the aim of enabling their people to quickly build cloud knowledge through targeted foundational training courses, empowering teams to build resilient, secure, and highly available cloud solutions.

From chocolate sales to a career in cloud with training from AWS re/Start

When Olumuyiwa (Muyiwa) Kolayemi moved to the United States from Nigeria, he was unable to find work that matched his engineering background. Determined to succeed, he worked at the Boston Public Market to make ends meet. That’s when he found AWS re/Start, a free-to-the-learner, multi-week, workforce development training program that prepares individuals for careers in the cloud. Three years after starting the program, Muyiwa reflects on his journey to launch a cloud career.

APU and AWS Academy accelerate students’ path to cloud careers

Learn how AWS Academy member institution Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) is helping students build in-demand cloud skills and validated expertise to land rewarding careers in cloud, and foster continued learning for its instructors.

New courses and certification updates from AWS Training and Certification in August 2023

We’re back with the August course launches and certification updates from AWS Training and Certification – to equip you and your teams with the skills to work with AWS services and solutions. Discover 13 new digital training products on AWS Skill Builder, including 5 AWS Builder Labs, AWS Jam Journey: Containers, and a new AWS Networking knowledge badge readiness path. For learners in Cape Town, South Africa, we opened our first international AWS Skills Center. And AWS Partners in sales roles can learn how to sell to public sector customers.

How AWS Training and Certification helped me move into a technical role at AWS

Over the past three years, I have embarked on a transformational career journey, going from a sales role, with a non-IT background, to a Solutions Architect. The resources available through Amazon Web Services (AWS) Training and Certification were some of the most impactful leavers I pulled to support with this transition. In this blog, I will share details about this journey, specific tools and activities I used, and advice for any IT leaders on how they can empower their team members to do the same.