Solutions Architect

Get started on solutions architect training with content built by AWS experts

If you’re a beginner looking for a clear starting point to help you build a career or learn how to design applications and systems on AWS, we recommend you start with an AWS Learning Plan.

This set of on-demand courses will help grow your technical skills for designing resilient, high-performing, secure, and cost-optimized architectures on AWS. Learning Plans can also help prepare you for the AWS Solutions Architect - Associate or AWS Solutions Architect - Professional certification exams.

Learn step-by-step with the Solutions Architect Learning Plan

AWS Learning Plans offer a suggested set of digital courses designed to give beginners a clear path to learn. The Solutions Architect Learning Plan eliminates the guesswork—you don’t have to wonder if you’re starting in the right place or taking the right courses.

You’ll be guided through a recommended curriculum built by AWS experts that you can take at your own pace. Complete the full plan, or choose the courses that interest you. After you complete this plan, you’ll be better able to build solutions for account security, monitoring, automation, containers, and more. You’ll have gained skills to help you enter careers in Solutions Architecting, Cloud Architecting, or Engineering. You’ll also have a better understanding of AWS services like AWS Lambda, AWS X-Ray, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud, and more.

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Dive deep into architecting with the AWS Ramp-Up Guide

If you’re looking to dive deeper into the broader range of learning materials available on architecting, including digital courses, blogs, whitepapers, and more, we recommend our Ramp-Up Guide.

AWS experts have constructed this downloadable guide to help you navigate the broad set of resources and content to help you develop your skills in architecting—all in one place. Whether you prefer to read articles, view PDFs, or take digital courses, you can use this guide at your own pace. It will help you understand all your learning options and determine which are best for you based on your knowledge and skill level.

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Browse individual on-demand AWS courses

Are you looking to solve an immediate technical or business problem? Do you want to sample an AWS Training before starting a full learning plan? Or do you want to customize your learning journey? Explore all our digital trainings for courses relevant to all skill levels. Watch our most popular trainings below, or browse our full selection to find one that interests you.


Architecting on AWS

24 hours


AWS Well-Architected Foundations

3 hours


Getting Started with AWS Systems Manager

60 minutes


AWS SimuLearn: Solutions Architect Learning Plan

27 hours
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Get live training with AWS experts—for you or your team

Do you want live training with an AWS expert where you’ll get the chance to ask questions and receive real-time feedback? Do you want the option to schedule training for your team, business, or group? We recommend our AWS Classroom Training. These are interactive, immersive classes led by expert AWS instructors who provide guided help to individuals and groups, in person or virtually. Discuss your real-world challenges with our instructors in the classroom to reinforce your learning and help you understand how to apply best practices to overcome your challenges.

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