AWS re/Start program

AWS Cloud and IT Fundamentals training

Expressions of interest are invited for the Cambridge area

Launch a career in technology with AWS re/Start

City: Cambridge area

Program Length: 12 weeks, Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm Full time or 24 weeks part time – 1.5hrs on Tues & Weds eve plus full day Saturday

Start date: Part time – 12th July 2021 Full time 26th July 2021

AWS re/Start is a free, full-time skills development program to jump-start your career working in cloud computing. A technology background is not required to apply and the program is focused on unemployed and underemployed individuals.

AWS re/Start and TechTalent Academy have teamed up to offer this tuition free for candidates based in the SELEP area.

Through real-world, scenario-based learning, labs, and coursework, learners gain the skills they need for an entry-level cloud role. In the program, you’ll also focus on professional skills such as adaptive communication, time management, resume building, and interviewing to prepare for employer meeting and interviews.

You will acquire cloud computing skills and prepare for AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification with complimentary access to practice and full exams. After you graduate, TechTalent Academy will connect you with employers and help you transition into your new working life.

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What skills will I learn?

Through hands-on interactive sessions, you’ll learn technical, behavioural and mindset skills to prepare you to launch a career in the cloud.


Technical skills –

  • How cloud computing works
  • AWS Cloud skills
  • How to use different programming languages
  • Build skills aligned with AWS Certification – you’ll prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Certification

Behaviour & Mindset skills –

  • Effective communication
  • Problem solving
  • Teamwork
  • Time management


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Currently living in the Cambridge area
  • Not working regularly more than 16 hours per week, and not in education or training (for full time)
  • Can demonstrate your interest in a career in technology
  • Have the legal right to work & live in the UK
  • Available full time for 12 weeks, and ready to start a full time job straight after the course
  • Or available part time for 24 weeks – 1.5 hrs on a Tues & Weds eve plus all day Saturday
  • We actively seek applications from under represented groups in tech
  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s A*-C or equivalent
  • Have not already completed a TTA funded academy

Submit your expression of interest using this form:

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