Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Practitioner

Potential earnings range:
Per year after graduation

Do you have strong attention to detail and are interested in all things technology and data? 

Then you may be a good fit for Job Corps’ Amazon Web Services Cloud Practitioner program.

On the job, you will ... 

  • Build virtual private clouds (VPCs) and launch web servers
  • Identify and implement programs and computer languages to enhance web security
  • Organize and retrieve data, and build database servers
  • Monitor and manage resources consumption, and create automated and repeatable deployments

Some of the career options you will have ... 

Most AWS Cloud Practitioner Job Corps graduates go on to work for technology and software development companies. Students should also consider pursuing other Advanced Training programs in Information Technology at Job Corps as part of their career pathway.

The credentials you will earn ... 

In the AWS Cloud Practitioner program, you can earn industry-recognized credentials from such organizations as:

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) 

Students should also earn a state-issued learner’s permit and driver’s license upon completion of the program.

What you’ll need to start training ... 

  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent (can be earned at all Job Corps centers) 
  • Completion of all introductory and career preparation courses 
  • Passing scores on all written and performance tests 
  • Meet academic (math and reading) requirements 
* Salary information comes from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics Program and is provided for planning purposes only. Actual salary will depend on student skill level, credentials earned, experience level and location.