Assess, develop, and validate hands-on technical skills with the industry-leading training solution


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The #1 rated training platform to gain the theory and hands-on practice to get certified

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  • 10,000+ hours of unlimited access to our premium training library

  • Hands-on labs: learn step-by-step using actual accounts on AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

  • Lab challenges: troubleshoot complex scenarios without guidance on sandboxed accounts

  • Certification learning paths: get the knowledge and hands-on practice to get certified

  • Mobile access: study anywhere, anytime with offline mode


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The most effective solution to establish and maintain an enterprise training program

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Everything in Personal, plus:

  • Assessments: accurately pinpoint baseline skills

  • Training Plans: assign certification- or role-based training

  • Skill Profiles: track and report skill growth

  • Content Engine™: clone and customize our training content

  • Customer Success Manager: quickly onboard your team to achieve the fastest time to value


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Constant Content Updates10,000+ hours of unlimited access to our premium training library
Learning PathsObjective-driven learning experiences that combine theory, technical knowledge, and hands-on practice to master a subject
Hands-on LabsGuided skill validation to learn in live cloud environments using step-by-step procedures
Lab ChallengesNon-guided skill validation to demonstrate problem-solving skills using our sandboxed accounts on AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud
CoursesVideo-based training to build your tech skills
QuizzesMultiple-choice quizzes to validate and test technical know-how as you learn
Practice Certification ExamsProven to help you pass certification tests on AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, and more
Role-Based ExamsMultiple-question exams built to reflect the roles and skills you need
Mobile Offline modeStudy on-the-go with offline access in our mobile apps
My Skill ProfileFind your weak spots and build your skill profile as you take quizzes, exams, and lab challenges
AssessmentsAssign assessments to pinpoint strengths and weaknesses for individuals and teams
Skill Profiles TechnologyQuantify skills across your organization in real-time based on staff performance on quizzes, exams, hands-on labs, and lab challenges
Skill Profiles AnalyticsView and trend real-time skill insights about your organization's capabilities
Compare & TrendDrill down into a specific timeframe to compare acquired skills across organizations, teams, and individuals
Training PlansAssign role-based or custom learning paths to track progress and completion
Automated Reminder NudgesKeep your team accountable by automatically notifying members who are behind or by triggering manual nudges
Weekly ReportingHelp your team members, managers, and executive staff stay in the loop with weekly email progress reports
Training Plan DashboardActionable training plan status at-a-glance for all your training plans
Consumption AnalyticsTrack granular consumption metrics for your organization (time spent, activities started, completed, last exam score, etc.)
Compare & TrendDrill down into a specific timeframe to compare efforts and usage across organizations, teams, and individuals
LeaderboardCreate friendly competition across teams with individual- and team-based leaderboards
Export to CSV & ExcelExport consumption reports to CSV and Excel files
Consumption APIAccess your organization's consumption metrics via standard REST API
Content EngineAll-in-one content customization to build training that mirrors your production environment
Clone & CustomizeClone and edit Cloud Academy's Training Library for fast, lightweight training customization
Upload Custom ResourcesEasily contextualize training with implementation details, policies, and more by adding your own videos, links, and docs
Custom Training PlansClone, customize, and assign Training Plans in minutes
Custom Learning PathsClone any learning path from our training library or start from scratch to easily build highly relevant training material
Custom ExamsCreate onboarding exams to support upcoming projects — or go big and launch an internal certification program
Custom Hands-on LabsBuild custom hands-on labs to validate skills according to your exact enterprise environment
Custom Categories & PermissionsCategorize training content by department, role, or initiative, and control who sees what across your organization
Single Sign-OnIntegrate via SAML and your identity management platform to add your team to Cloud Academy automatically
Okta SSO SupportConnect Cloud Academy with Okta in just a few clicks
User/Team APIProgrammatically manage our platform via CRUD API
Role-Based Access ControlManage granular permissions across all your users
Team ManagementDedicated reporting and metrics with manager-level visibility and training control
Branded Employee PortalUpload your corporate logo to brand the Cloud Academy experience for your organization
Integration APIAccess our training library and your team's progress via our LMS API; easily integrate with HCM systems (Workday, SuccessFactors, etc.)
Lab Bridge ConnectionStay compliant with enterprise security policies by securely accessing lab instances in your browser via our remote desktop HTML5 client
Dedicated Customer Success Manger (CSM)Your dedicated CSM is always ready to help you make your training program impactful

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Stacey Young Rivers

Stacey Young Rivers

Director of Technology Skills Analysis and Development at WarnerMedia

“We examined the skills gaps in our organization closely and found cloud computing near the top. We got it right by selecting Cloud Academy for an area where we needed to gain a competitive advantage, and the platform supported our business strategy.”

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Alexander Pedraza

DevOps Analyst

“I love having access to real AWS labs. Not just videos or copy-pasted content, but real experience inside real platforms.”

Zachary Siebers

Zachary Siebers

Cloud Engineer at Eli Lilly and Company

“I was able to learn about AWS and Azure over the past year and have received two certifications because of Cloud Academy. I highly recommend taking the skills prep courses for any certification.”

Frequently Asked Questions


What's included in my personal plan subscription?

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Your personal plan subscription includes:

  • 10,000+ hours of unlimited access to our self-paced training library
  • Hands-on labs to learn in live cloud environments using our step-by-step procedures
  • Lab challenges to get the real-world experience you need using our sandboxed accounts on AWS, Azure, and Google
  • Certification learning paths that deliver the theory, technical knowledge, and hands-on practice to master industry-leading certification exams and develop practical experience
  • Web and mobile access to study anytime, anywhere — even when you’re offline!
What’s not included in the personal plan?

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The personal plan includes unlimited web and mobile access to Cloud Academy’s Training Library, including learning paths, hands-on labs, lab challenges, certification learning paths, exams, and quizzes.

Cloud Academy’s enterprise plan is an all-in-one solution designed to drive an organization’s training program.

The personal plan does not include enterprise features, such as:

  • Assessments
  • Training Plans
  • Skill Profiles
  • Analytics & Reporting
  • Content Engine™
  • Dedicated Customer Success Manager
How often is new content added to the library?

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New training content is made available every month and covers multiple platforms and technologies, including Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, DevOps, Kubernetes, Docker, Python, Java, Security, and much more.

How often is existing content updated?

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Our content is regularly updated to include the latest certifications, industry-leading technologies, and cloud platforms. All updates are made available and easy to find in the “New” section of the training library, and you can keep track of these constant updates on our Content Roadmap.


What’s the main difference between the personal and enterprise plans?

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The personal plan includes unlimited access to our self-paced training library, hands-on labs, lab challenges, certification learning paths, and both web and mobile access.

The enterprise plan includes everything from the personal plan plus much more. It allows you to implement a technical training program to understand baseline skills, assign training plans, and track individual and company-wide skill growth.

How will Cloud Academy help my business?

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Companies of all sizes use our platform to assess, develop, and validate hands-on technical skills. Our courses, hands-on labs, and lab challenges give your team the opportunity to learn new skills and practice in a real environment using our real accounts on AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud — with no additional set-up time or cost. Plus, all team members have access to our mobile application to study and take quizzes and exams anywhere, anytime — even in offline mode.

With Cloud Academy, your team will stay on top of developing trends and technologies. Invest directly in your team to help them learn faster and quicker, saving you money on external consulting and avoiding costly in-person courses.


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For Personal: Credit card or PayPal
For Enterprise: Credit card, PayPal, or purchase order

What currencies can I pay in?

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You can currently pay in the following types of currency: U.S. Dollar (USD), British Pound (GBP), Australian Dollar (AUD), Japanese Yen (JPY), European Euro (EUR), and Canadian Dollar (CAD).