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Terms & Conditions

  1. Offer is valid from 12:01 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (“PST”) October 2, 2023 to 5:00 p.m. PST December 31, 2023, while supplies last.
  2. Open to individuals who are (1) at least 18 years of age and (2) who sign up for the Get AWS Certified: Cloud Practitioner Challenge by 5:00 p.m. PST December 31, 2023.
  3. Participation in the Get AWS Certified: Cloud Practitioner Challenge is not a guarantee that you will pass your exam.
  4. Offer is limited to one 25% off exam discount per individual, while supplies last.
  5. Offer cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts.
  6. 25% off exam discounts are only applicable toward the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam scheduled through Pearson VUE, our sole test delivery provider.
  7. To get a discount code, you must be eligible and sign up for the Get AWS Certified: Cloud Practitioner Challenge by 5:00 p.m. PST December 31, 2023, while supplies last.
  8. Discount codes will be automatically sent to the email address you use to register for the challenge. Once you register for the challenge, you will receive a registration confirmation email with the discount code, while supplies last.
  9. You have until 5:00 p.m. PST on December 31, 2023 to register for the challenge and receive your 25% off exam discount, while supplies last. You must take your exam by December 31, 2023 to leverage the voucher.
  10. All rescheduled exams must follow the AWS rescheduling and retake policies on our website.
  11. Individuals may reschedule the original exam as long as it is rescheduled on or before the challenge deadline of December 31, 2023.
  12. You can find general AWS Certification policies for exam scheduling and testing on our website.
  13. AWS reserves the right to modify or cancel the offer at any time.
  14. Offer is non-transferable and may not be resold.
  15. If you violate any of these terms, the offer will be invalid.

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What AWS Specialty Certifications are included?

Advanced Networking

Demonstrates expertise in designing and maintaining network architecture for the breadth of AWS services.

Data Analytics

Demonstrates expertise in using AWS data lakes and analytics services to get insights from data.

Databases

Demonstrates expertise in recommending, designing, and maintaining optimal AWS database solutions.

Machine Learning

Demonstrates expertise in building, training, tuning, and deploying machine learning (ML) models on AWS.

Security

Demonstrates expertise in securing data and workloads in the AWS Cloud.

SAP on AWS

Validates expertise in designing, implementing, migrating, and operating SAP workloads on AWS.


Frequently asked questions

Please read through the FAQ's below if you have questions. If your question is not answered below, please email us here.

Who can participate in the Get AWS Certified: Solutions Architect Challenge?

Any person that registers for the Get AWS Certified: Solutions Architect Challenge between June 1, 2021 - October 15, 2021 will be eligible to participate in the training sessions and webinars and eligible for the 50% discount exam voucher. Terms and conditions apply.

Do I have to follow all of the training in order to complete the Get AWS Certified: Solutions Architect Challenge?

All training, review sessions, and preparation resources are optional for participants. The training curriculum provided is a recommended path of resources. If you feel ready to take the certification exam, you can go ahead and schedule your exam as soon as you feel prepared.

In what languages will the challenge experience and the exam be available?

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate exam is available to take in English, Japanese, Korean, and Simplified Chinese. On August 26, 2021, the exam will also be available in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish (learn more). The Get AWS Certified: Solutions Architect Challenge resource hub and related emails will also be available in English, Japanese, Korean, and Portuguese. Some resources linked from the resource hub will only be available in English. All training is available in English, with some limited availability in additional languages. Check the Learn and Prepare section on the resource hub for more information.

What is the benefit of getting AWS Certified?

AWS Certifications build credibility and confidence by validating your cloud skills with an industry-recognized credential. Getting AWS Certified can help you propel your career, whether looking to find a new role, showcase your skills to take on a new project, or become your team’s go-to expert.

How does staff getting AWS Certified benefit an organization?

AWS Certification helps organizations identify and cultivate skilled professionals who can improve cloud operations and drive innovation. Research by Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) shows that AWS Certification can help organizations build faster, improve security, reduce downtime, improve deployment time, better innovate with AWS services, and attract and retain top talent. Learn more.

Is there any cost associated with the Get AWS Certified: Solutions Architect Challenge?

There is no cost to sign up or participate in the training and preparation sessions for the Get AWS Certified: Solutions Architect Challenge. All participants are eligible for a 50% discount exam voucher for AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate (terms and conditions apply). To earn the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate certification, participants must take and pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate exam, which costs 150 USD (or 75 USD with a 50% discount voucher).

What are the dates of the Get AWS Certified: Solutions Architect Challenge?

Registration will be open from June 1, 2021 - October 15, 2021. To be recognized for meeting the Get AWS Certified: Solutions Architect Challenge, take and pass your AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate exam before December 4, 2021.

How do I take the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate exam?

We offer exams through two test delivery providers, Pearson VUE and PSI. Both test delivery providers offer the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate exam for candidates to take in testing centers or at home via online proctoring. The 50% discount voucher is limited to use at Pearson VUE (terms and conditions apply). Learn more about your testing options here.

How do I share my certification with my network?

We provide digital badges on Credly’s digital badging platform as a benefit of earning an AWS Certification to help you showcase your achievement. You can add your digital badge to your professional profiles, digital resumes, or email signatures. You can also share your digital badge as a post on social media to celebrate with your network.

Do I have to be AWS Certified to attend AWS re:Invent? Do I have to attend AWS re:Invent to join the challenge?

Anyone can join the challenge and set a goal to be AWS Certified before AWS re:Invent starts on November 29, 2021, whether you plan to attend the event or not. You don’t need to be AWS Certified to attend AWS re:Invent, but it’s a great time to show off your cloud knowledge and find your next challenge. Learn more about AWS re:Invent here.

Do I have to be AWS Certified to attend AWS re:Invent? Do I have to attend AWS re:Invent to join the challenge?

Anyone can join the challenge and set a goal to be AWS Certified before AWS re:Invent starts on November 29, 2021, whether you plan to attend the event or not. You don’t need to be AWS Certified to attend AWS re:Invent, but it’s a great time to show off your cloud knowledge and find your next challenge. Learn more about AWS re:Invent here.

Do I have to be AWS Certified to attend AWS re:Invent? Do I have to attend AWS re:Invent to join the challenge?

Anyone can join the challenge and set a goal to be AWS Certified before AWS re:Invent starts on November 29, 2021, whether you plan to attend the event or not. You don’t need to be AWS Certified to attend AWS re:Invent, but it’s a great time to show off your cloud knowledge and find your next challenge. Learn more about AWS re:Invent here.

Do I have to be AWS Certified to attend AWS re:Invent? Do I have to attend AWS re:Invent to join the challenge?

Anyone can join the challenge and set a goal to be AWS Certified before AWS re:Invent starts on November 29, 2021, whether you plan to attend the event or not. You don’t need to be AWS Certified to attend AWS re:Invent, but it’s a great time to show off your cloud knowledge and find your next challenge. Learn more about AWS re:Invent here.

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