AWS re/Start Program

Are you ready to train for a career in cloud computing, the #1 most demanded hard skill employers are looking for? This 8-week program features real-world scenario-based learning, hands-on labs, and coursework. Learners get support from our Career Services team to prepare for employer meetings and interviews to launch an entry-level cloud career.

What is AWS re/Start?

AWS re/Start is a skills development program that prepares learners for entry-level careers in the cloud. The program’s mission is to build local talent by providing AWS Cloud skills development and job opportunities to unemployed or underemployed populations. 

AWS re/Start is collaborating with ACI Learning, a national leader in audit, cybersecurity, and information technology (IT) training and certification. The program's main goal is to help learners launch a career in the cloud.

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This program gives you the intense, hands-on training you need before testing for the AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification.

Job Outlook

Potential IT Career Tracks

Individuals who complete the AWS Cloud Practitioner certification are on track for the following job roles:

  • IT Support – AWS Cloud

  • IT Cloud Practitioner

  • Jr. Network Administrator

  • AWS Cloud Administrator

  • Cloud DNS Specialist

  • Cloud Security Specialist

Cloud Practitioner Salary Information

Average Starting Salary$72,357
Salary Range$62,000 - $125,000

Here’s How it Works

Get Trained

Learn in a live, online environment where you can interact in real time.

Get Certified

Take advantage of labs, scenarios, and study to prepare for the exam.

Get Hired

Career Services connects you with employers hiring for entry-level roles.

What You’ll Learn

Course Objectives

  • Linux Fundamentals

  • Networking Fundamentals

  • Security Fundamentals

  • Intro to Programming

  • Python Programming

  • Databases


  • Proof of secondary education (high school diploma or GED certificate) 

  • In the event the applicant is unable to provide proof of secondary education, achieve a passing score of 17 on the Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam.

Course Objectives

  • Cloud Concepts: What is Cloud Computing

  • Cloud Concepts: Cloud Economics

  • Cloud Concepts: AWS Global Infrastructure

  • AWS Core Services: Storage Services

  • AWS Core Services: Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)

  • AWS Core Services: Database Services

  • AWS Core Services: Load Balancing, CloudWatch, and Auto Scaling

  • AWS Cloud Security

  • Cloud Architecting

  • Cloud Support Service

Course Objectives

  • Understanding Systems Operations on AWS

  • Tooling and Automation

  • Computing Servers

  • Computing Scaling and Name Resolution

  • Computing Containers and Serverless

  • Computing Database Services

  • Networking

  • Storage and Archiving

  • Monitoring and Security

  • Managing Resource Consumption

  • Creating Automated and Repeatable Deployments

Course at a Glance

Learn in a live, online environment where you can interact with instructors and classmates from the comfort of your own home.

  • 40 day training period

  • AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification

  • Some IT experience recommended

  • This program is available online

  • This program is eligible for VA tuition benefits in CO and TX

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Prep for Success, Guaranteed

We back every IT certification course with our Learning Guarantee. Not feeling ready for your exam? Feel free to resit the course as many times as you’d like for up to 24 months. Access our Instructor Mentors — our on-campus resources for one-on-one coaching and tutoring — to prepare for your exam. Each Instructor Mentor is an experienced, certified technical-trainer here to support you in your IT training.

Why Choose ACI Learning to Get AWS Certified?

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