AWS Certified Developer

AWS Certified Developer – Associate showcases knowledge and understanding of core AWS services, uses, and basic AWS architecture best practices, and proficiency in developing, deploying, and debugging cloud-based applications by using AWS. Preparing for and attaining this certification gives certified individuals more confidence and credibility. Organizations with AWS Certified developers have the assurance of having the right talent to give them a competitive advantage and ensure stakeholder and customer satisfaction.

You can prepare for this certification in two ways: instructor-led training or self-paced with coach. Don’t know what to choose? Compare the programs here

Free instructor-led training

Developing on AWS

This course will help you learn how to use AWS services and developer tools, such as the AWS SDK and AWS CLI to develop secure and scalable cloud applications from an expert AWS instructor. You will explore how to interact with AWS using code and discuss key concepts, best practices, and troubleshooting tips. In this training course you will learn how to programmatically interact with AWS services to build web solutions.

Watch the introduction video and check if this course is for you.

Program details

Cost of participation

Free of charge

Language of instruction in the training program


Required skills

English at the communicative level

Candidates eligibility

Citizens of Ukraine (proven with a passport)

How does the program look like?

5 minutes
Join the program

Explore the variety of AWS courses and fill out the form with your contact info.

30 minutes
Confirm your citizenship and English skills

You will receive the links to citizenship confirmation and English assessment test in your inbox.

8 hours
Self learning and assessment

Check out the self-learning guide and the link to the assessment test. Pass the test so we can reserve a seatspot for you in the instructor-led group.

5 days
ILT Training

Check the confirmation email with training course details. Join our Telegram chat channels for updates. Make sure you plan your time – you have to attend at least 70% of the sessions.

1 month
Prepare for the exam

Attend our exam preparation programs and Q&As with instructors where you will be doing practical tasks. Take the pre-certification assessment test and we will send you your free voucher for the AWS Certification exam (valid for 2 months).

2 hours
Take the exam and get certified

Once you pass the AWS Certification exam – stay with us! We will be sending you Cloud vacancies and we will invite you to job fairs. Also, you can continue studying with us to get prepared for other AWS Certifications.

During the program you will also receive additional opportunities
What you'll learn
  • Build a simple end-to-end cloud application using AWS Software Development Kits (AWS SDKs), Command Line Interface (AWS CLI), and IDEs.
  • Configure AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) permissions to support a development environment.
  • Use multiple programming patterns in your applications to access AWS services.
  • Use AWS SDKs to perform CRUD (create, read, update, delete) operations on Amazon Simple
    Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon DynamoDB resources.
  • Build AWS Lambda functions with other service integrations for your web applications.
  • Understand the benefits of microservices architectures and serverless applications to design.
  • Develop API Gateway components and integrate with other AWS services.
  • Explain how Amazon Cognito controls user access to AWS resources.
  • Build a web application using Cognito to provide and control user access.
  • Use DevOps methodology to reduce the risks associated with traditional application releases and identify AWS services that help in implementing DevOps practices.
  • Use AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM) to deploy an application.
  • Observe your application build using Amazon X-Ray.
Course outline
  • Course Overview
  • Building a Web Application on AWS
  • Getting Started with Development on AWS
  • Getting Started with Permissions
  • Lab: Configure the Developer Environment
  • Getting Started with Storage
  • Processing Your Storage Operations
  • Lab: Develop Solutions Using Amazon S3
  • Getting Started with Databases
  • Processing Your Database Operations
  • Lab: Develop Solutions Using Amazon DynamoDB
  • Processing Your Application Logic
  • Lab: Develop Solutions Using AWS Lambda Functions
  • Managing the APIs
  • Lab: Develop Solutions Using Amazon API Gateway
  • Building a Modern Application
  • Granting Access to Your Application Users
  • Lab: Capstone – Complete the Application Build
  • Deploying Your Application
  • Observing Your Application
  • Observe the Application Using AWS X-Ray
  • Course Wrap-up
What you'll get
  • Access to preliminary self learning content
  • Seat in an authorized vILT Developing on AWS class (4 days)
  • Seat in the exam preparation workshop
  • Access to the exam preparation platform
  • AWS Developer Associate Exam Voucher
  • Additional support, events, coaching, job offers and more.
How much time do you need to dedicate to the program
  • ~8 hours for preliminary self-learning
  • 4 days (9-17) for vILT class
  • 1 day (9-17) for exam preparation workshop
  • Time dedicated to additional activities (support, coaching, events and more)
  • The time needed to prepare for the exam may vary depending on your experience
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