AWS is offering over 500 free online courses, webinars, interactive labs, and virtual training sessions in multiple languages covering the range of AWS services for individuals looking for foundational cloud computing skills as well as seasoned IT professionals who want to stay up to date on the latest technologies. This initiative is a part of the company’s plan to offer free cloud computing skills training to 29 million people by 2025
The content on the AWS Training and Certification portal has been created by experts at the company and is also updated regularly to help participants keep their cloud skills fresh. Interested participants will first have to register to create a free training account and then browse through the digital library and take courses at their own pace. The course duration ranges from a couple of minutes to up to six hours long.
Some of the Courses Available for Free on AWS Training and Certification Portal
A few of the courses, webinars and videos that can be accessed by learners for free are as follows:
- Cloud fundamentals and best practices can be learnt about through the following courses: AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials, Introduction to Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), and Introduction to Serverless Development.
- Knowledge on virtual server hosting, container management, and serverless computing can be acquired through the following topics: Introduction to Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Introduction to EC2 Auto Scaling and Introduction to AWS Fargate.
- The following courses give an idea on integrating machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) into tools and applications: ML Building Blocks: Services and Terminology, AWS DeepRacer: Driven by Reinforcement Learning, and Developing Machine Learning Applications.
Similarly, there are courses available on Serverless Computing, Certification Exam Readiness, Networking and Content Delivery, DevOps, Internet of Things (IoT), Developer Tools, Security, Media and Streaming Services, and similar topics. Those who wish to know more are advised to visit the official website for further information.