Understanding The AWS Certification Program.

According To AWS about 68% of leaders and decision makers in work environments report of a gap between team skills and the skills needed to attain organizational objectives. This is due to the fast pace innovation of cloud technologies and the ability for IT professionals to keep up. Getting AWS certified helps you to stay competitive and to keep your cloud skills sharp and up to date. This tutorial helps you to understand The AWS Certification program so you can get started on becoming an AWS certified professional.


In order to complete this tutorial successfully the following items are required. Please ensure to have these items available before taking implimentation action on this tutorial:
1) A desktop or laptop computer with Windows, MacOS or Linux installed.
2) An internet connection.
3) An AWS account.

What Is The AWS Certification Program?

1) The AWS certification program is a series of training classes and examinations offered by AWS that allow any IT professional test and validate their thier AWS cloud skills. The certification is organised into multiple learning paths and skill levels that are broken down into foundational, associate, professional and specialty categories.

Benefits of AWS Certification.

2) There are many benefits of becoming an AWS certified professional. AWS certification verifies and validates your knowledge of cloud computing on AWS and also helps employers find skilled professionals. AWS also gives out digital badges that you can show off on social media and on your email signatures. AWS also offers exam discounts to professionals taking recertification exams and also sends out event invites as well as special access for certified professionals at gatherings such as AWS re:invite.

As an AWS certified professional you also gain access to the AWS linkedIn community which can broaden your opportunity landscape as well as access to the AWS certified store were you can purchase exclusive AWS Certified merchandise.

AWS also goes the extra mile of helping you to put your best foot forward when writing exams by offering free practice exam vouchers.


AWS Certification Paths