AWS Certification Program

AWS certifications certify the technical skills and knowledge associated with best practices for building secure and reliable cloud-based applications using AWS technology. Earning AWS Certification enables you to:

  • Demonstrate that you have skills, knowledge, and expertise to design, deploy, and manage projects applications on the AWS platform
  • Gain recognition and visibility for your proven skills and proficiency
  • Foster credibility with your employer and peers

AWS Certification Roadmap

Associate Exams

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate

What it tests: Your technical expertise in designing and deploying scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems on AWS.

Who it's for: Anyone with experience designing distributed applications and systems on the AWS platform.

AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate

What it tests: Your technical expertise in deployment, management, and operations on the AWS platform.

Who it's for: Anyone with one or more years of hands-on experience operating AWS-based applications.

AWS Certified Developer - Associate

What it tests: Your technical expertise in developing and maintaining applications on the AWS platform.

Who it's for: Anyone with one or more years of hands-on experience designing and maintaining an AWS-based application plus in-depth knowledge of at least one high-level programming language.

Professional Exams

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional

What it tests: Your advanced technical skills and experience in designing distributed applications and systems on the AWS platform.

Who it's for: An AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate with two or more years hands-on experience designing and deploying cloud architecture on AWS.

AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional

What it tests: Your technical expertise in provisioning, operating, and managing distributed application systems on the AWS platform.

Who it's for: Achieved AWS Certified Developer - Associate or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate. Two or more years’ experience provisioning, operating, and managing AWS environments.