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How to secure your AWS certification - a chance for your career

20th July 2023

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Top career opportunities thanks to the AWS certificate. Our AWS Cloud Bootcamp makes it possible for you too.

AWS, you may not have heard of it yet, but it's time you do. AWS stands for Amazon Web Services, and it is the world's leading cloud computing provider. Gartner, a leading research firm, has ranked AWS as the absolute leader in the field of cloud infrastructure and platform services (CIPS).

The demand for cloud computing skills is growing rapidly. The number of active AWS certifications has increased by 29% in the past year, and there are now over 1 million active certifications. However, only 650,000 people hold an AWS certification as an associate, professional, or specialist. This suggests that there is still a significant shortage of skilled professionals with cloud careers.

It is clear that it is in everyone's best interest, including yours, to demonstrate expertise in the areas of AWS and cloud computing. This is especially true given the current high demand for these skills in the corporate world. In fact, all of our graduates have gone on to have successful careers in this field.

Furthermore, AWS is no longer just a player in the startup scene. In Germany alone, 80% of DAX companies are AWS customers. However, they lack the trained experts to take full advantage of AWS's capabilities. This is a great career opportunity for everyone, including you!

What is an AWS Certification?

The AWS certification program is a comprehensive, multi-level certification program from Amazon that validates your knowledge of AWS and cloud computing. The certification program offers a variety of different certifications, each of which is designed to assess your skills in a specific area of AWS.

AWS certifications at a glance

Practitioner/Basic: Knowledge-based certification for foundational understanding of AWS Cloud. No prior experience needed.

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 career- experience recommended.

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.

Specialty: Dive deeper and position yourself as a trusted advisor to your stakeholders and/or customers in these strategic areas.

Our AWS Cloud Computing Bootcamp is a great way to get started with your personal AWS career. We focus on the practical aspects of becoming an AWS Cloud Engineer, so you can learn the skills you need to succeed in the cloud. 👨‍💻

How to get your AWS re/start certification?

We are an AWS approved collaborating organization, one of only seven in Germany. You can get started with our AWS Cloud Bootcamp without any prior knowledge. Register today!

Regular soldiers, career changers, university dropouts or, or, or: Our AWS training is for everyone - really everyone! Only curiosity and willingness to learn count. Because without eagerness to learn, there is no successful exam.

In this course, you will learn AWS cloud computing, Linux, automation with Python, networking, security, databases, cloud monitoring, Infrastructure automation and other exciting bonus topics like DevOps, Scrum & Career coaching.

After completing the AWS Cloud Bootcamp, you can take the AWS exam and become a certified AWS Cloud Practitioner. You will also be awarded an AWS Re/Start graduate certificate and an AWS Certification logo, which will demonstrate your expertise in AWS and cloud computing. These credentials are independent, transparent, and recognized worldwide.

Facts about the exam

  • Multiple choice test with single or multiple answers

  • Duration and scope vary for each certification

  • Renewal mandatory after three years

Advantages of the AWS certification

AWS certification is a win-win for IT career changers and companies. The certificate proves your expertise in AWS, which gives you an extra boost of self-confidence in your career and makes you more marketable to employers. Companies can thus separate the wheat from the chaff at a glance and find highly qualified AWS experts. The identifier is the digital certificate and badge for use on the web, as an email signature or in social media. On top of that, graduates receive access to certification events sponsored by AWS, discounts on further certifications or recertifications, and access to the global AWS Certified community.

Certification alone does not guarantee your dream job, but it is a significant step on your journey from IT beginner to IT guru. It is a valuable credential that can help you stand out from the competition and demonstrate your skills and knowledge to potential employers. However, it is important to remember that certification is just one part of the equation. You also need to have the skills, experience, and personality to be successful in your chosen field.

👉 Let Arno convince you and read his testimonial about the AWS Bootcamp.

👨‍💻Your journey to AWS certification starts now!

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