The Career Foundation: Future at Work

How to Start a Career in Cloud Computing (Even Without a Technical Background!)

January 07, 2021 The Career Foundation Season 1 Episode 6
The Career Foundation: Future at Work
How to Start a Career in Cloud Computing (Even Without a Technical Background!)
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The Career Foundation: Future at Work
How to Start a Career in Cloud Computing (Even Without a Technical Background!)
Jan 07, 2021 Season 1 Episode 6
The Career Foundation

Evelyn Akselrod is joined by Fahd Gulzar, from Amazon Web Service's Public Sector Programs Team (Canada). Amazon Web Services is committed to developing the current and future workforce by helping students and professionals get the skills and training needed to find employment in the tech sector.

Fahd explains the meaning of Cloud Computing and how Amazon uses this technology to benefit the world. They discuss the various types of jobs in Cloud Computing, how someone without a technical background can work in the industry, and how to get relevant training and certification at a low cost.

Types of Training Available via Amazon Web Services:

  • Student-Level AWS Education: Registered post-secondary students can pursue different career pathways in Cloud Computing, comprised of 20-50 hours of curriculum and learning content. This is available to students at no cost.

  • AWS Certifications: Various certifications available to help individual obtain industry-recognized certifications and education to help fill skills gaps. There are a mix of free and paid, on-demand trainings available on the AWS website. Fahd recommends taking the Certified Cloud Practitioner course to get started. 

More information about Amazon Web Services can be found on our website: https://careerfoundation.com/amazon-web-services/

Show Notes

Evelyn Akselrod is joined by Fahd Gulzar, from Amazon Web Service's Public Sector Programs Team (Canada). Amazon Web Services is committed to developing the current and future workforce by helping students and professionals get the skills and training needed to find employment in the tech sector.

Fahd explains the meaning of Cloud Computing and how Amazon uses this technology to benefit the world. They discuss the various types of jobs in Cloud Computing, how someone without a technical background can work in the industry, and how to get relevant training and certification at a low cost.

Types of Training Available via Amazon Web Services:

  • Student-Level AWS Education: Registered post-secondary students can pursue different career pathways in Cloud Computing, comprised of 20-50 hours of curriculum and learning content. This is available to students at no cost.

  • AWS Certifications: Various certifications available to help individual obtain industry-recognized certifications and education to help fill skills gaps. There are a mix of free and paid, on-demand trainings available on the AWS website. Fahd recommends taking the Certified Cloud Practitioner course to get started. 

More information about Amazon Web Services can be found on our website: https://careerfoundation.com/amazon-web-services/