AWS expands cloud skills training programme, opens Seattle centre

Friday 19 November 2021 | 11:19 CET | News
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced a further expansion of the initiative first launched last December to provide free cloud computing skills training to 29 million people by 2025. New initiatives include the opening of a dedicated Skills Centre on Amazon's corporate headquarters campus in Seattle, the creation of the AWS Skill Builder platform, new courses on the Amazon.com website and an extension of the AWS re/Start global reskilling programme.

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