AWS Certification helps learners build credibility and confidence by validating their cloud expertise with an industry-recognised credential and organisations identify skilled professionals to lead cloud initiatives using AWS.
Q: Why is a AWS certification important/how can it help my career?
A: AWS Certification enables you to gain recognition for your knowledge and skills in working with AWS services. Preparing for certification requirements provides an opportunity to expand your expertise working with AWS services.
Q: What’s the best AWS certification to get/which AWS certification is most valuable?
A: AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate and AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional are two of the most popular AWS certifications. To learn about each AWS Certification exam and to find out which is the right AWS certification for you click here.
Q: How do I schedule an AWS exam?
A: To register for an exam, sign in to aws.training and click Certification in the top navigation. Next, click the AWS Certification Account button, followed by Schedule New Exam. Find the exam you wish to take and click either the Schedule at PSI or Schedule at Pearson VUE button. You will then be redirected to the test delivery provider’s scheduling page, where you will complete your exam registration.
Q: How much does an AWS certification cost?
A: Prices for exams vary by level and by currency. The Cloud Practitioner exam is 100 USD. Associate-level exams are 150 USD. Professional-level and Specialty exams are 300 USD. Recertification exams are 75 USD. Please note that taxes may apply.
Q: Do AWS certification exams expire?
A: AWS requires you to update your certification (or “recertify”) every two years. View the AWS Certification Recertification page for more details.
Q: What is AWS’s exam retake policy?
A: Test takers who do not pass an exam must wait 14 days before they are eligible to retake the exam. There is no limit on exam attempts until the test taker has passed. For each exam attempt, the full registration price must be paid. Beta exam test takers are eligible for one attempt only.
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