Kickstart Your Tech Training With a Free Week on Cloud Academy

Are you looking to make a jump in your technical career? Want to get trained or certified on AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, DevOps, Kubernetes, Python, or another in-demand skill?

Then you’ll want to mark your calendar. Starting Monday, June 22 at 12:00 a.m. PDT (3:00 a.m. EDT), Cloud Academy is offering FREE access to our industry-leading Training Library.

Register here for immediate access to our free week.

During this free time period, you’ll have seven days of unlimited access to:

  • Certification prep learning paths for AWS, Azure, GCP, and more
  • Our entire Training Library of interactive, video-based courses
  • Exams and quizzes to identify knowledge gaps
  • Practice certification exams to build confidence
  • Our Tech Skills Training Camp Playbook to guide your learning journey

You’ll also get access to our most popular Cloud Academy labs that help you build practical experience by using live cloud environments:

  • Hands-on labs: learn step-by-step using actual accounts on AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform
  • Lab challenges: troubleshoot complex scenarios without guidance using live environments
  • Lab playgrounds: explore and test your own ideas in sandboxed environments — without installing any software

Get certification training in real cloud environments

Want to make the most out of your free week? Jump into a certification learning path and test drive the labs.

Why get certified?

Getting certified shows that you have some of the most in-demand and profitable skills in the industry, though there are countless certifications to choose from. Cloud providers — such as AWS and Azure — offer foundational certifications, which are designed to validate a candidate’s overall understanding. Foundational cloud certifications for beginners include AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification and Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.

What’s the most effective way to learn for a certification?

Theory is great, but there’s nothing like getting reps on real deployments to make you ready to ace the next cert exam — and as you might know, more and more exams have lab components.

Check out some of our most popular certification learning paths:

And try out a learning path to get a solid start on coding, general cloud, DevOps, and more, helping you operate across any cloud ecosystem:


How to get started

1. Register with an email address

Sign up on our free week registration page. No credit card or paid account required.

2. Get the app

Download the app to help you study anywhere. You can even start on our website and transition to your phone within the same course seamlessly.

Believe it or not, there is no credit card required to gain full access to our mobile app and training library that delivers the theory, technical knowledge, and hands-on practice to get certified on industry-leading cloud platforms and technologies. We’re so confident that you will love our training platform and our mobile app, that you’ll want to stick around for a while.

Our training library is open from Monday, June 22 at 12:00 a.m. PDT and will be locked down on Sunday, June 28 at 11:59 p.m. PDT. Make sure you sign up now to create your free account in advance!


About Cloud Academy

At Cloud Academy, we’re customer- and product-obsessed. It’s our mission to understand what our users want and need, so we can help to empower their learning goals. Our goal is to assist both personal and enterprise users to build hands-on technical skills that drive measurable results. With our enterprise-grade platform, you can assess, develop, and validate technical skills with structured learning paths that provide the theory and hands-on practice to master the skills you need in the real world.

Our training library — loaded with 10,000+ hours of technical content — is helping users build tech skills at the core of innovation.

  • Technology training material that’s trusted by the world’s most distinguished organizations
  • Crafted by leading industry experts who love to train
  • Training content is always fresh and up-to-date

You can explore what’s new on AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, containers, security, IoT, data science, programming, machine learning, big data, and more.



Cloud Academy for enterprise

We built Cloud Academy around the needs of our Fortune 100 clients. From demonstrable security to fast, flexible deployments of thousands of seats, we provide total control and predictability in up-leveling your organization’s skills and enabling you to deliver on challenging technical projects.

Cloud Academy is the leading digital skills development platform that enables every enterprise to become a tech company through guided Learning Paths, Hands-on Labs, and Skill Assessment. Cloud Academy delivers role-specific training on leading clouds (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform), essential methodologies needed to operate on and between clouds (DevOps, security, containers), and capabilities that are unlocked by the cloud (big data, machine learning).

Companies like Turner, Cognizant, SAS, and ThermoFisher customize Cloud Academy to contextualize learning and leverage the platform to assign, manage, and measure cloud enablement at scale.

*Free access starts Monday, June 22 at 12:00 a.m. PDT and ends Sunday, June 28 at 11:59 p.m. PDT. This promotion cannot be combined with any other promotions or applied in any way to existing personal or enterprise licenses. After free access ends, you will be given the option of upgrading your account to a paid subscription. To see what people are saying about us, read our reviews on G2.

Joe Nemer

Written by

Joe Nemer

Joe is a Technical Researcher at Cloud Academy and works to help readers connect concepts in ways they haven't thought of before.


Related Posts

Amanda Cross
Amanda Cross
— June 11, 2021

New Content: Featuring CKAD Labs in Consumable Sizes

New Content in the Training Library In May, our team of expert certification specialists released seven new or updated learning paths, 18 courses, 28 hands-on labs, and two lab challenges! Three very large CKAD hands-on labs (average duration over two hours each) have been refactore...

Read more
  • alibaba
  • AWS
  • Azure
  • DevOps
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • programming
  • Security
Amanda Cross
Amanda Cross
— May 14, 2021

New Content: AWS VPC & CloudFormation Playgrounds, Alibaba Lab Challenges and more

New Content in the Training Library In April, our Content Team released three new or updated learning paths, 15 courses, 18  hands-on labs, and six lab challenges! You can always find the latest content additions, as well as insight into what content we’re working on next, on our Conte...

Read more
  • alibaba
  • AWS
  • Azure
  • DevOps
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • programming
  • Security
Amanda Cross
Amanda Cross
— April 9, 2021

New Content: Platforms, Programming, and DevOps – Something for Everyone

This month our team of expert certification specialists released three new or updated learning paths, 16 courses, 13 hands-on labs, and four lab challenges! New content on Cloud Academy You can always visit our Content Roadmap to see what’s just released as well as what’s coming soon....

Read more
  • alibaba
  • AWS
  • Azure
  • DevOps
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • programming
  • Security
Luca Casartelli
Luca Casartelli
— March 31, 2021

Mastering AWS Organizations Service Control Policies

Service Control Policies (SCPs) are IAM-like policies to manage permissions in AWS Organizations. SCPs restrict the actions allowed for accounts within the organization making each one of them compliant with your guidelines. SCPs are not meant to grant permissions; you should consider ...

Read more
  • AWS
  • Organizations
  • SCP
Amanda Cross
Amanda Cross
— March 12, 2021

New Content: Focus on DevOps and Programming Content this Month

This month our team of expert certification specialists released 12 new or updated learning paths, 15 courses, 25 hands-on labs, and four lab challenges! New content on Cloud Academy You can always visit our Content Roadmap to see what’s just released as well as what’s coming soon. Ja...

Read more
  • alibaba
  • AWS
  • Azure
  • DevOps
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • programming
Amanda Cross
Amanda Cross
— February 12, 2021

New Content: Get Ready for the CISM Cert Exam & Learn About Alibaba, Plus All the AWS, GCP, and Azure Courses You Know You Can Count On

This month our team of intrepid certification specialists released five learning paths, seven courses, 19 hands-on labs, and three lab challenges!  One particularly interesting new learning path is Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Foundations. After completing this learn...

Read more
  • alibaba
  • AWS
  • Azure
  • cism
  • DevOps
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • programming
Avatar
Cloud Academy Team
— January 31, 2021

Which Certifications Should I Get?

The old AWS slogan, “Cloud is the new normal” is indeed a reality today. Really, cloud has been the new normal for a while now and getting credentials has become an increasingly effective way to quickly showcase your abilities to recruiters and companies. With all that in mind, the s...

Read more
  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Certifications
  • Cloud Computing
  • Google Cloud Platform
Avatar
Andrew Larkin
— January 31, 2021

The 12 AWS Certifications: Which is Right for You and Your Team?

As companies increasingly shift workloads to the public cloud, cloud computing has moved from a nice-to-have to a core competency in the enterprise. This shift requires a new set of skills to design, deploy, and manage applications in cloud computing. As the market leader and most ma...

Read more
  • AWS
  • AWS Certifications
Avatar
Stuart Scott
— January 29, 2021

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate: A Study Guide

Want to take a really impactful step in your technical career? Explore the AWS Solutions Architect Associate certificate. Its new version (SAA-C02) was released on March 23, 2020. The AWS Solutions Architect - Associate Certification (or Sol Arch Associate for short) offers some ...

Read more
  • AWS
  • AWS Certifications
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate
Amanda Cross
Amanda Cross
— January 7, 2021

New Content: AWS Terraform, Java Programming Lab Challenges, Azure DP-900 & DP-300 Certification Exam Prep, Plus Plenty More Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Big Data Courses

This month our Content Team continues building the catalog of courses for everyone learning about AWS, GCP, and Microsoft Azure. In addition, this month’s updates include several Java programming lab challenges and a couple of courses on big data. In total, we released five new learning...

Read more
  • AWS
  • Azure
  • DevOps
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Machine Learning
  • programming
Avatar
Stuart Scott
— December 17, 2020

Where Should You Be Focusing Your AWS Security Efforts?

Another day, another re:Invent session! This time I listened to Stephen Schmidt’s session, “AWS Security: Where we've been, where we're going.” Amongst covering the highlights of AWS security during 2020, a number of newly added AWS features/services were discussed, including: AWS Audit...

Read more
  • AWS
  • AWS re:Invent
  • cloud security
Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— December 4, 2020

AWS re:Invent: 2020 Keynote Top Highlights and More

We’ve gotten through the first five days of the special all-virtual 2020 edition of AWS re:Invent. It’s always a really exciting time for practitioners in the field to see what features and services AWS has cooked up for the year ahead.  This year’s conference is a marathon and not a...

Read more
  • AWS
  • AWS Glue Elastic Views
  • AWS re:Invent