Global Kick Start: Get AWS Certified Challenge is closed. 

Take the challenge to follow a recommended preparation path to earn AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner. All suggested training is free, including our AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials digital course and or live, interactive, Twitch series AWS Power Hour: Cloud Practitioner. This challenge ends on July 1, 2021. Let’s get going.




Why should you get AWS Certified?

Embrace new skills, show your potential, and plan a career trajectory. With an industry-recognized credential from AWS, you can showcase your cloud fluency. Earning the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification validates you understand how cloud impacts your business, core AWS services, billing and pricing models, and security concepts. You’ll get a digital badge for your resume and social profiles to help you showcase your achievement.

Why should you take the challenge?

Set and achieve your goal with peers from around the world and support from AWS Training and Certification. You’ll get free recommended training, suggested resources, Q&A opportunities, and encouragement along the way. You’ll also be eligible for a free voucher for a practice exam available from Pearson VUE.





HERE IS HOW THE CHALLENGE WORKS:

Join peers globally to participate in the Global Kick Start: Get AWS Certified Challenge. Follow the steps below:

GET STARTED & GET TRAINED

  • Access our participant resource hub for everything you need.
  • Get trained on your schedule with digital training.
  • Review whitepapers and documentation from the AWS team.





PREPARE FOR YOUR EXAM

  • Review with an AWS trainer at an Exam Readiness session.
  • Use sample questions to know what to expect.
  • Schedule your exam, which costs 100 USD.


GET CERTIFIED & CELEBRATE

  • Get AWS Certified.
  • Share your achievement to get recognized and celebrate!
  • Keep growing and find your next challenge.



Get AWS Certified, from home.

Take your exam in the comfort of home with online proctoring from Pearson VUE.

You need: reliable internet connection, a webcam, and a private place to test. 



Frequently Asked Questions

Please read through the frequently asked questions, if your question is not answered below, please email us here.

Q: Who can participate in the Global Kick Start: Get AWS Certified Challenge?

A: Any person that registers for the Global Kick Start: Get AWS Certified Challenge between March 29 - June 11, 2021 will be eligible to participate in the training sessions and webinars.

Q: Do I have to follow all of the training in order to complete the Global Kick Start: Get AWS Certified Challenge?

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

Q: What is the benefit of getting AWS Certified?

A: 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.

Q: How does staff getting AWS Certified benefit an organization?

A: 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.

Q: Is there any cost associated with the Global Kick Start: Get AWS Certified Challenge?

A: There is no cost to register or participate in the training and preparation sessions for the Global Kick Start: Get AWS Certified Challenge. All participants are eligible for a voucher good for a free AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner practice exam at Pearson VUE. To earn the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification, participants must take and pass the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam, which costs 100 USD.

Q: What are the dates of the Global Kick Start: Get AWS Certified Challenge?

A: Registration will be open March 29 - June 11, 2021. To be recognized for meeting the Global Kick Start: Get AWS Certified Challenge, take and pass your AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam on or before July 1, 2021.

Q: How do I take the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam?

A: We offer exams through two test delivery providers, Pearson VUE and PSI. Both test delivery providers offer the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam for candidates to take in testing centers or at home via online proctoring. Learn more.

Q: How do I share my certification with my network?

A: 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.