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200+ Courses to Prepare your AWS Certifications

AWS leads the cloud market. So we’ve compiled 200+ courses to help you prepare your AWS certification.

In previous Class Central articles, we compiled courses to help you prepare for your Google Cloud certification and your Microsoft Azure certification. This time, we continue our research by focusing on the current market leader: Amazon Web Services (AWS).

AWS is a cloud computing platform with pay-as-you-go APIs for a wide variety of uses. It comprises over 200 services for computing, storage, networking, database, analytics, and machine learning. With its 32% market share, AWS leads the cloud market, which has reached $63.1B in 2022.

AWS Certifications

AWS offers 13 certification programs, which are broken down into four categories:

  • Foundational — these are for complete beginners.
  • Associate — these build on your foundational cloud knowledge.
  • Professional — these aim to get you job-ready for advanced positions.
  • Specialty — these focus on specific domains, such as machine learning.

To earn a certification, learners have to pass a certification exam. These can be taken online or in a testing center. The foundational certification exam last 90 minutes and costs $100, while most professional and specialty certifications last 180 minutes and cost $300. The exams entail 65–75 multiple-choice questions.

Table of Contents

To help you prepare for your AWS certification, we’ve compiled over 200 online courses and hands-on labs from a wide variety of platforms such as Coursera, Udemy, and LinkedIn Learning.

To make the list easy to navigate, we’ve broken it down by exam. Click on a category to jump to the corresponding courses.

Foundational-Level Certification

Associate-Level Certifications

Professional-Level Certifications

Specialty-Level Certifications

More Certifications

If you don’t find what you need in the course list below, browse Class Central’s catalog of 100K courses or visit our thematic collections:

You can find all our free certificates articles here.


Foundational-Level Certification

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

Associate-Level Certifications

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate

AWS Certified Developer – Associate

Professional-Level Certifications

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional

AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional

Specialty-Level Certifications

AWS Certified Advanced Networking – Specialty

AWS Certified Data Analytics – Specialty

AWS Certified Big Data – Specialty

AWS Certified Database – Specialty

AWS Certified Machine Learning – Specialty

AWS Certified Security – Specialty

Certified SAP on AWS – Specialty

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