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Free AWS re/Start Training

Train for various roles including technical support specialist, systems administrator, cloud automation lead, and infrastructure engineer among others.

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AWS re/Start Training

AWS re/Start is a full-time, skills development program that prepares individuals for an entry-level professional position in the cloud. Through real-world, scenario-based learning, hands-on labs, and coursework, learners gain the technical skills they need for junior cloud roles.

AWS re/Start also focuses on building professional skills such as adaptive communication, time management, and collaboration. The program’s mission is to build a diverse pipeline of entry-level cloud talent.


AWS re/Start focuses on two key technical areas IT Fundamentals and AWS Cloud. IT Fundamentals covers topics for support, operations, and automation roles such as Linuxnetworking, security, programming, Python and databases. AWS Cloud Fundamentals that highlights AWS core services, from introductory level to more in depth hands on operational procedures.

The technical portion of the curriculum is predominantly hands on and includes the end-to-end completion of a project from ideation to reporting, in order to exercise real life processes. In addition to technical skills, AWS re/Start teaches soft skills to prepare learners to succeed in a professional environment by preparing them to think critically, build multi-level projects, team dynamics, project planning, communication, and collaboration.

AWS re/Start cohorts are delivered in-person or in a virtual instructor led delivery for increased flexibility.

Learning Objectives

  • Working knowledge of operation systems like Linux, scripting, automation, programming languages and software lifecycles
  • Understanding of networking concepts, protocols, security
  • Knowledge of security fundamentals such as identity, authentication, authorization, AWS’ shared responsibility model and web access firewalls
  • Fundamental understanding of database concepts
  • Application of core AWS services in the area of compute, storage and networking, including EC2, S3, IAM, VPC, Lambda, Cloud Formation, RDS, and Route 53
  • Understanding of professional information technology working environment, including communication skills, collaboration tools, project management, presentation skills, project reporting, behavioural attitude


  • You can study this course for free if you meet the following criteria.
  • You must be over 19 years of age.
  • You will need to pass an assessment covering basic IT skills and demonstrating the ability to use software confidently.
  • You must have the right to work in the UK.
  • You must live or work in Berkshire.
  • If you have been referred by your employer, they will pay between 10-30% of the course fee, with no charge to the leaner.
  • You must be available to start on 13 November 2023, and you must be able attend this fulltime course for approximately 12 weeks until completion.
Hiren Joshi - Principal Consultant at Infinity Work

“It's a great way of helping to increase diversity and inclusion within the industry it's a chance to get good, enthusiastic engineers into our workforce and it’s a great way to give opportunities to people who wouldn’t ordinarily come into the industry.”

Michael Fordham - Cloud Consultant at BJSS

“The alumni that we have recruited from the AWS restart program are delivering solutions for our clients. They get incredible feedback and they contribute significantly to our organization internally”

Jon Topper - CEO at The Scale Factory

“It's become more important to hire and grow junior individuals, because it's actually really difficult to hire really experienced people at small company money.”

Launch Careers In The Cloud

Launch your cloud career with AWS re/Start - the full-time program that builds technical and professional skills for entry-level cloud roles.

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Through coursework and hands-on labs, using real world scenarios, learners can gain the technical skills they need for entry to mid-level cloud roles.

AWS re/Start also provides learners with professional skills training like resume and interview coaching to prepare them for employer meetings and job interviews.

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Register Your Interest

Register your interest in our AWS re/Start Training today. For more information, you can also contact us at 0800 612 6008.