Preparing unemployed and underemployed individuals for cloud careers through classroom-based training
Helping people launch careers in the cloud
AWS re/Start is a full-time, classroom-based skills development and training program that prepares individuals for careers in the cloud and connects them to potential employers. A technology background is not required to apply. The program is focused on unemployed or underemployed individuals, including military veterans, their families, and young people.
Through scenario-based learning, hands-on labs, and coursework, learners can gain the technical and soft skills they need for an entry-level cloud role. AWS re/Start also provides learners with resume and interview coaching to prepare them for employer meetings and interviews.
About the Curriculum
AWS re/Start curriculum teaches AWS Cloud fundamentals to help learners succeed in entry-level cloud positions. Through scenario-based exercises, hands-on labs, and coursework, learners build Linux, Python, networking, security, and relational database skills.
Learners receive job-specific training on building effective front-line support, troubleshooting, escalation, and task automation techniques. AWS re/Start also provides learners with professional skills including effective communication, collaboration, resume writing, and interview coaching to prepare them for employer meetings and interviews.
Note that learner qualifications can differ depending on location and collaborating organization. For more information about learner qualifications and applications, see the How to apply for AWS re/Start section to click through to the learner application sites organized by country. The program is offered at no cost to learners.
- Full-time availability to attend training Monday–Friday for the course duration (typically 12 weeks)
- Ability to start a full-time job after course completion
- Excitement to launch a career in cloud computing
- High school diploma or GED equivalent
Access free, in-person, skills-based training
Join a local cohort of 25 individuals in full-time, classroom-based training to launch a cloud career.
Build skills aligned to AWS Certification
Once learners have built AWS Cloud computing skills through hands-on experience, they can prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam with complimentary access to practice exams and full exams.
Connect with employers & start your career
Learners receive resume and interview coaching to prepare for employer meetings and interviews.
How to apply for AWS re/Start
Are you experiencing unemployment or underemployment and want to learn more about AWS re/Start? AWS re/Start works with different local collaborating organizations to deliver the program around the world. These organizations share our mission of building a diverse global pipeline of entry-level trained talent. To learn more and apply, please contact the AWS re/Start program in your country by selecting your region, country, and organization from the menu, below.
If you don’t see a country listed, check back as new locations are added.