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AWS Certifications

The Cloud Practitioner Certification is the foundational AWS Certification and assumes 3-6 months of fundamental AWS Cloud and industry knowledge.

The Associate level certifications assume 1 year of experience solving problems and implementing solutions using the AWS Cloud.

The Professional level certifications assume 2 years of comprehensive experience designing, operating, and troubleshooting solutions using the AWS Cloud.

These specialty certifications assume 2-5 years of deep technical experience in the associated Specialty domain as it relates to the AWS cloud.

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Foundational

Knowledge-based certification for foundational understanding of AWS Cloud.

No prior experience needed. 

AWS Cloud Practitioner (1 Day) or
AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam
Associate

Role-based certifications that showcase your knowledge and skills on AWS and build your credibility as an AWS Cloud professional. Prior cloud and/or strong on-premises IT experience recommended. 

 
AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Exam
AWS Developer – Associate Exam
AWS SysOps Admin – Associate Exam
Data Engineering (Coming Soon) 
Data Engineering – Associate Exam (Available 3/12/24)
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Professional
Role-based certifications that validate advanced skills and knowledge required to design secure, optimized, and modernized applications and to automate processes on AWS. 2 years of prior AWS Cloud experience recommended.
 
AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional Exam
AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional Exam
Specialty

Dive deeper and position yourself as a trusted advisor to your stakeholders and/or customers in these strategic areas. Refer to the exam guides on the exam pages for recommended experience.

Digital Classroom Training for Advanced Networking
AWS Certified Advanced Networking – Speciality
AWS Certified Machine Learning – Speciality
AWS Certified Security – Speciality
*These certifications will be retired in April 2024.
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Role Based Certification Pathways 

Foundational
Associate
PROFESSIONAL
Specialty
Digital Classroom Training for Advanced Networking
AWS Certified Advanced Network- Specialty
Advanced Networking