AWS Training—always flexible, always on demand

Flexibility to learn your way

Whether you’re exploring new ideas or sharpening your cloud skills, AWS Training can help you reach your goals faster. Learn at your own pace with hundreds of free on-demand courses and progress from foundational to intermediate- and advanced-level training. For hands-on learning, register for virtual instructor-led classroom training and get on-the-spot practical help.

Advance your career

The supply of IT professionals with the right cloud skills is not keeping pace with demand. Investing your time in cloud education now can help you take advantage of this opportunity. Acquire in-demand cloud expertise to give yourself a competitive advantage and grow your career.

Build AWS Cloud skills for success

  • Digital Training

    Choose from 500+ free, on-demand digital courses to build your AWS Cloud knowledge and skills. Our portfolio covers AWS services and solutions, from machine learning, to networking, security and more - designed for all skill levels.

  • Public Training Events

    Join AWS experts at both virtual and on-demand events. Connect and collaborate with your peers in the AWS Cloud community. Gain new skills and discover how to leverage AWS products and solutions.

  • Digital Training Partners

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

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AWS Power Hour: Architecting

Join us for our fun, free, and interactive Twitch series, AWS Power Hour: Architecting, to learn the essential information you need to build your future in the AWS Cloud. Whether you simply want to better understand architecting or you’re participating in the Get AWS Certified: Solutions Architect Challenge, our hosts will guide you through the content with demonstrations and real-world examples.

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Build AWS Cloud skills for success

  • AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials

    Foundational | 6 hours

    In this self-paced digital course, you’ll gain an overall understanding of AWS Cloud, independent of specific technical roles. It provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, AWS services, security, architecture, pricing, and support. This course also helps you prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.

  • Introduction to Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud

    Foundational | 10 minutes

    This is an introduction to Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), a web service that provides secure, resizable compute capacity in the cloud. In this course, we provide an overview of the service and demonstrate how to build and configure an Amazon EC2 instance.

  • AWS Security Fundamentals (Second Edition)

    Foundational | 2 hours

    Learn fundamental AWS cloud security concepts, including AWS access control, data encryption methods, and how network access to your AWS infrastructure can be secured. This self-paced course will address your security responsibility in the AWS cloud and the different security- oriented services available.

Choose your learning path

Learning paths are the progressions of courses and exams we recommend you follow to help advance your skills or prepare you to use the AWS Cloud.

  • Cloud Practitioner

    This learning path is intended for individuals who are looking to learn cloud fundamentals and best practices.

  • Architect

    This learning path is designed for solutions architects, solution design engineers, and anyone who wants to learn how to design highly available systems on AWS.

  • DevOps Engineer

    This learning path is designed for individuals who want to learn how to use the most common DevOps patterns to design, deploy and manage AWS Cloud systems.

  • All Learning Paths

    Explore our learning paths grouped by role, solutions area, or your APN Partner needs.

Explore AWS Partner options

  • AWS PartnerCast

    This weekly series of free interactive webinars explores how AWS products and services can help AWS Partners in business and technical roles create new client opportunities, build professional relationships, and develop AWS Cloud skills.

  • Partner Learning Guide

    Download this guide for information on online training and certification resources designed for AWS Partners. You can build your AWS Cloud skills using our free, self-paced digital courses and virtual classroom training, all created by AWS experts.

  • Online Learning for AWS Partners

    Browse virtual and digital offerings to support your AWS Partner training, certification, and accreditation goals.

Whether you’re preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam or just looking for tips and best practices, we hope you’ll join us!

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Episode 1: Let’s Get Started!

It’s always Day 1 at Amazon, but today we’re going to discuss Episode 1 of our AWS Power Hour: SysOps series. We will start with an intro to the certification challenge, introduce the hosts for the series, and cover the outline. Then we will discuss using the AWS Management Console and AWS CLI to perform operations, review the AWS Well Architected Framework, and how to implement security controls to meet compliance.

Instructor: Aaron Hunter, Kevin Shaffer-Morrison

Episode 2: Networking, Compute, and Security - Oh my!

In this episode, we’ll walk through building an Amazon VPC with subnets and launch resources using a single Amazon EC2 to host a website. We’ll then discuss securing our VPC and instance by using security groups and Network Access Control Lists (Network ACLs). We’ll wrap the episode up with a discussion about Amazon Route 53.

Instructors: Aaron Hunter, Harrison Sherwin

Episode 3: High Availability and Auto Scaling

In the third episode of our series, we’ll expand our website that is hosted on a single server and bring high availability into the discussion. We’ll talk about reacting to capacity change with Auto Scaling groups and leverage Amazon S3 and Amazon CloudFront to reduce latency to our end users.

Instructors: Aaron Hunter, Harrison Sherwin

Episode 4: Metrics, Events, and Logs 

Now that we have added high availability, we will discuss collecting and visualizing application logs and metrics with Amazon CloudWatch, and reacting to those metrics using Amazon EventBridge. We’ll then review network monitoring using VPC Flow Logs, and how to monitor API calls with AWS CloudTrail.

Instructors: Aaron Hunter, Bart Castle

Episode 5: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

You’ve made it to episode five! Let’s dive deeper into our AWS infrastructure and discuss business continuity and procedures such as recovery time objectives (RTO) and recovery point objectives (RPO). We’ll also learn about implementing backup and restore options and various disaster recovery (DR) strategies.

Instructors: Aaron Hunter, Bart Castle

Episode 6: Review

Our final episode of this series will bring everything together with some practice questions and discuss next steps as you continue to prepare for your AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam.

AWS Training and Certification on Twitch

AWS Training and Certification offers free live and on-demand training on Twitch. Join our experts for live shows and ask questions, chat with the community, and get weekly resources straight to your inbox. Explore all of our on-demand shows for training whenever it suits your schedule.