What are your team's preferences when it comes to AWS cloud training? And how do you communicate about your training programs to encourage staff to sign up, attend and follow through to certification?


When identifying the right courses, planning modalities and implementing internal communication about training, organisations have successfully leaned into AWS partners like Lumify for cloud training support.

AWS cloud training needs according to learners

For its 17th edition, Skillsoft conducted a worldwide survey of 8,000 IT professionals and decision makers and released the Skillsoft 2022 IT Skills and Salary Report.

On training modalities, the survey found that a formal, instructor-led approach was a favourite, as opposed to peer-to-peer training.

Almost 70% of IT professionals who participated in formal, expert-led AWS cloud training sessions at work and/or live, instructor-led, online training sessions rated them to be “very” or “extremely” effective.

IT professionals also favour virtual learning provided the quality is high, the content is updated and it offers hands-on practice. Over the past 12 months, virtual learning was one of the popular training types:

  • 63% of IT professionals attended a web-based, on-demand session

  • Over 50% used free online learning tools

When it comes to subscription-based learning, responding learners said the following criteria were important:

  1. 46% quality of content

  2. 41% opportunities for hands-on practice

  3. 33% updated content

The SkillSoft report also indicated a need for organisations to improve how they communicate about their training programs, so employees can take full advantage of them. These can be team announcements, career development strategy group discussions, pre- session emails to staff, calendar invitations with automated messages, one-on-one catchups with direct supervisors and reminders on group chat channels.

Finding the right modality for your AWS cloud training program

We get that learning isn’t one-size fits all. Departments and individual professionals can access classroom AWS training and certification courses at their premises or at one of Lumify's campuses.

Visit one of our ten fully equipped training campuses (with 90 classrooms) located in key business centres around Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines. Full HD video and audio creates a virtual classroom experience and access to our expert instructors.

You can also access flexible delivery modalities with Lumify Anywhere. Delivery modalities provided by Lumify Work include:

  • Traditional classroom delivery (Instructor-Led Training or ILT)

  • Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT)

  • Hybrid VILT delivery

  • Online/Self-paced learning, some with options for drop-in sessions to consult with an instructor

  • Seminars

  • Webinars

  • Blended learning

  • Boot camps –a virtual study group and a favourite among individuals and small businesses keen to learn about AWS cloud

Students can also access AWS course material and trainer-designed content on Lumify Plus - your online learning pathway to extend knowledge beyond courses. It provides you with an accessible digital environment to support continuous learning. It's our way of guiding you through next-level training and certifications as part of your chosen learning pathway. Lumify Plus is free for eligible students - individuals or teams - who have sat for eligible AWS courses.

Find AWS Cloud Computing Courses on Lumify

Are you exploring AWS cloud training and certification? You can view the following courses as starting points.

AWS Cloud Essentials for Business Leaders

This course explores the advantages and possibilities of cloud computing. Get an introduction to concepts like security and compliance to help facilitate better discussions with line of business (LOB) professionals, information technology (IT) LoB, IT leaders and executives.

AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials

This one-day instructor-led course is for individuals who seek an overall understanding of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud, independent of specific technical roles. Understand AWS Cloud concepts, AWS services, security, architecture, pricing and support to build your AWS Cloud knowledge.

AWS Technical Essentials

This course gives students the fundamental knowledge to become more proficient in identifying AWS services. It is also crafted to help you make informed decisions about IT solutions based on your business requirements and start working on AWS.

AWS Security Essentials

Learn about fundamental AWS cloud security concepts, including AWS access control, data encryption methods and how network access to your AWS infrastructure can be secured.

Video Streaming Essentials for AWS Media Services

This is an instructor-led training course. Here, you can learn about essential video processing and delivery concepts, the variables that can impact migration decisions, and real-world examples of hybrid and cloud use cases for AWS Media Services. If you are interested in this course, feel free to get in touch and ask for your preferred date and time. We can work together to make it happen.

Learning experiences that address AWS cloud training needs

We are committed to helping you turn change into opportunity. Lumify Work (formerly DDLS Training) is a proud Advanced Tier Training Partner of AWS. Our partnership helps us provide innovative learning and community experiences for our customers.

You can prioritise training in your 2023 budget when you access AWS Jumpstart Bundles for digital cloud training from Lumify. Include AWS Authorised courses like AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials and Architecting on AWS. You can also access two certification exams through the bundle: AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner and AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate.

Bookmark our Events Page for information on upcoming AWS Cloud computing events and tradeshows. We host these events as online webinars, hackathon-style Game Days or in-person sessions. These events are produced with Business leaders and IT-technical professionals in mind. The goal is to help them learn about basic cloud concepts and AWS Cloud Terminology and core services so they can form the best cloud training strategies.

Lumify’s pool of Authorised AWS Instructors can provide you with a learning path relevant to you and your organisation so that you can leverage the cloud for innovation. Download our brochure on AWS training to get more details. Contact us for a consultation based on your AWS training requirements.



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