Training and Certification

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

Propel your organization with cloud fluency

Organizations need individuals with cloud skills to help transform their business. AWS Training and Certification delivered a 234% ROI, as quantified by Forrester, by upskilling your existing workforce.* Our content is created by experts at AWS and updated regularly so you can keep your cloud skills fresh.

We offer both digital and classroom training. Free digital training allows you to learn online at your own pace. Digital subscriptions unlock exclusive access to training, learning games, labs, practice exams, and more. With classroom training, you can learn best practices from an expert instructor. In addition to in-person classes, virtual training lets you take courses from anywhere. Whether you are just starting out, building on existing IT skills, or sharpening your cloud knowledge, AWS Training and Certification can help you be more effective and do more in the cloud.

Learn what AWS customers and partners are saying about AWS Training and Certification, and what it means to their business and careers.

*The Total Economic Impact™ of AWS Training and Certification, a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of AWS, May 2022

Learn about AWS by Role or Solution

Explore learning opportunities grouped by your role or by your solutions area.

Training by role
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Solutions Architect

Learn to design highly available systems

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Cloud Practitioner

Learn cloud fundamentals and best practices

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Learn to develop applications for the cloud

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Learn to design, deploy, and manage AWS Cloud systems

Training by solution
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Advanced Networking

Learn to design and implement AWS and hybrid IT network architectures

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Data Analytics

Learn to design, build, secure, and maintain analytics solutions

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Machine Learning

Dive deep into the same curriculum used to train Amazon’s developers and data scientists

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Learn the processes and best practices for securing the AWS platform

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The Latest in AWS Training and Certification

Invest in your future with unique AWS digital training

With an AWS Skill Builder subscription, you'll gain practical experience through learning styles that suit you. Gain access to role-playing games, self-paced labs, open-ended challenges, and the only source for AWS Certification Official Practice Exams.

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Early May new courses and offerings

Newly launched trainings include a new digital badge you can earn by completing our Cloud Essentials Learning Plan in AWS Skill Builder. For subscribers, check out our latest Jam Journey for Security, and an AWS Builder Lab for Cloud Migration Factory.

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Build for your industry with AWS Industry Quest

AWS Industry Quest teaches the AWS Cloud solutions that are most common to your industry—starting with Financial Services. Transform your virtual organization into an industry leader as you learn and build solutions and earn rewards.

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AWS Expands Access to Free Cloud Training for 29 Million People by 2025

AWS announced three new initiatives to make it even easier for anyone with a desire to learn to access free cloud computing skills training. Read about the new initiatives to advance your skills, as well as new research validating the need for skills training

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Ways to Learn

Digital training

Start learning with hundreds of self-paced digital training courses built by the experts at AWS. Then, build hands-on with interactive training with the AWS Skill Builder Individual and Team subscriptions.

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Classroom training

Ask questions, work through solutions in person, and get feedback from AWS-accredited instructors with deep technical knowledge.

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AWS Digital Training on Partner Sites

Find select AWS authored self-paced courses covering a range of topics from AWS Cloud fundamentals to machine learning at top online learning platforms including edX and Coursera.

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Register for online or in-person events to help you build skills and advance your career.

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Build Your AWS Cloud knowledge with Ramp-Up Guides

Our downloadable Ramp-Up Guides offer a variety of resources to help build your skills and knowledge of the AWS Cloud. Each guide features carefully selected digital training, classroom courses, videos, whitepapers, certifications, and more to remove the guesswork of learning AWS.

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Get AWS Certified

Validate your AWS Cloud skills and enhance your credibility with an industry-recognized credential. Take your certification exam virtually with online proctoring, or in a testing center.

Benefits of AWS Training and Certification

Learn at your own pace

Explore self-paced digital training that's available on demand when and where it's convenient for you. Take the next step in your cloud journey and learn by doing with interactive digital training, available on-demand as part of AWS Skill Builder subscriptions.

Train with an AWS expert

Build technical skills and learn best practices from an accredited instructor. Choose in-person or virtual courses.

Choose your training path

Follow a recommended learning plan for a specific domain or job role. You can also skip around—it's flexible.

Get AWS Certified

Validate your AWS Cloud skills and enhance your credibility with an industry-recognized credential virtually with online proctoring or in a testing center.

Migrating to AWS

Learn from AWS experts and build the skills to migrate to the AWS Cloud with confidence and achieve your business outcomes.

Developing Serverless Solutions on AWS

Promote developer productivity by exploring how to build, secure, deploy, and manage modern serverless applications.

Architecting on AWS now available with AWS Jam

Schedule a private classroom Architecting on AWS course and add an optional AWS Jam for a full-day of additional practical experience. This is one of seven courses available with the optional AWS Jam.

AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials

Develop a fundamental understanding of the AWS Cloud with the AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials digital course.

Running Containers on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS)

Learn how to manage containers in this new three-day classroom course, Running Containers on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS).

AWS Technical Essentials

Learn about core AWS services and concepts such as compute, database, and storage to propel your technical career forward.

The Machine Learning Pipeline on AWS

Learn to use the machine learning pipeline to solve a real business problem in a project-based learning environment

Building Data Analytics Solutions Using Amazon Redshift

Our new one-day classroom course will help you practice building a data analytics solution using Amazon Redshift. Also learn to apply security, performance, and cost management best practices to the operation of Amazon Redshift.

Explore AWS Partner Training

AWS Partner Training offers digital and classroom training resources designed exclusively for AWS Partners. Expand your cloud skills so you can better support your customers’ business and technical needs.

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