Developing on AWS
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Program start
October 2023
English, Ukrainian
2 weeks

We invite citizens of Ukraine to attend the Developing on AWS course. It is for Software developers, Solution architects, IT professionals who want to improve their developing skills using AWS Services. 

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 classroom training course, you will learn how to programmatically interact with AWS services to build web solutions. 

This course will also help you prepare for the AWS Certified Developer - Associate exam. 

This Developing on AWS training is held in Ukrainian, however, the AWS Certification exam (online test proctoring) will be held in English only. If you don’t speak English, please find additional language learning options after you register on IT Skills 4U program.

Program details
  • Audience: Ukrainians from 18 years old from anywhere across the globe, who have access to the Internet, time, and desire to master the AWS Cloud direction, and are interested in finding a job in the Cloud industry (number of participants is limited).
  • Cost: free at all stages.
  • Format: virtual instructor-led training (vILT) with hands-on practice in sandbox. You must be able to attend a minimum of 80% of classes in real-time.
  • Schedule and duration: 2 weeks (detailed schedule is available below).
  • Language: lectures and consultations in Ukrainian, educational materials in English.
  • Start of vILT: participants get access to courses after passing the selection. If you don't pass the selection for the main program, you can register for the introductory self-paced courses (see details below).

Participants who have completed individual training modules and final testing will receive free vouchers for the AWS Certification exam, to help validate their skills. 

What is required for training:
  • Be certified AWS Cloud Practitioner; 
  • Programming experience in any one of the following languages: Python, .NET, Java; 
  • Familiarity with Networking concepts, Linux, Git. For refresh or improve your knowledge in these directions we recommend you take the appropriate module in the DevOps Essentials Self-Paced Online Program training program
  • Working knowledge of Client - Server systems (please,read and understand e.g. link). multi-tier architectures (please,read and understand e.g. link), API technology (please,read and understand e.g. link); 
  • Working knowledge of Containerization (Docker docs), NoSQL Databases (please,read and understand e.g. link); 
  • Minimum of B1+ English level, desire to participate in technical trainings, and afterwards be ready for job interviews in English.
How to get started?
  1. Click the "Register" button on this page, create your profile and fill in all the required information. The confirmation email will be sent to you afterwards.
  2. Upload your AWS Cloud Practitioner certificate to the profile. 
  3. Pass the English test. English test will be available for passing in your profile at after the registration. Please, complete it BEFORE MOVING ONTO THE NEXT STEP.
  4. Pass the Technical Test. The test will be available for passing at the landing page or after the registration, or at Please, complete it before moving forward.
  5. Join a short video call to confirm your Ukrainian citizenship and your English level. Instructions will be sent to your email after you successfully finish the previous steps.
  6. Receive an invitation to join the Instructor-led training (in case of successful completion of all the selection stages). The invitation for vILT will be sent to your email.
What will you learn?

Schedule and duration

  • 2-6, 9-10 October: vILT, 17:00-21:00 (total 28 hours),
  • 12, 13 October vILT, exam preparation workshop, 17:30-21:00 (total 7 hours).

Note! The schedule is specified by Kyiv time (UTC+02:00).

You will learn to:

  • 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.
  • And much more.
What is IT Skills 4U program?

IT Skills 4U is a joint training program for Ukrainian citizens organized by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers (ZPP). EPAM, an AWS-authorized training partner, offers virtual classes with certified instructors.

The IT Skills 4U program is open to all Ukrainians interested in switching to IT or advancing their IT career by learning Amazon Web Services Cloud skills. The studying is hosted on a specially created web platform, where learners will get online self-paced courses; access to instructor-led training delivered by accredited AWS Training Partners; vouchers the AWS Certification exams; English-language classes; soft skills development sessions; other support to help launch and advance one's career in tech.

All resources will be tailored to one's level of IT experience; both beginners and experienced IT specialists looking for new opportunities will find suitable materials at this course. After a short self-assessment of skills, learners will receive personalized study plans with recommended training courses that they can complete at their own pace.

You can register on this page for the Developing on AWS course with a certified EPAM lecturer or go to the IT Skills 4U platform and find additional opportunities, courses, and materials for different technical levels.

Developing on AWS
October 2023 · 2 weeks
Training · Online
English, Ukrainian
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