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AWS Certification Cost

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AWS Certification Cost and Duration

AWS offers multiple different certifications and paths. Each one is priced differently. We have made a list of different certifications offered by AWS and added the cost for each as of March 2020.

Please note that AWS does not mandate that one needs to have a specific lower level certification to appear for another certification. Also AWS certifications are valid for a period of 3 years. 

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Here is a list of various AWS certifications and their cost

Foundation Level

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

This is the only foundation level certification available and aimed at those trying to prove their basic level of understanding of AWS technologies. 

Cost: USD 100.00

Duration: 90 Minutes

Associate Level

The next level of certifications available which could get you through most jobs is the associate level. Out of this the Solutions Architect Associate and DevOps are the most popular.

AWS Certified Developer – Associate

Cost: USD 150.00        

Duration: 130 minutes                            

AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate

Cost: USD 150.00        

Duration: 130 minutes 

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

Cost: USD 150.00    

Duration: 130 minutes    

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AWS Certified Professional

The level up from Associate are the professional ones. You need not get the associate level certifications to appear for these. However these ones are the ones that need a fair bit of experience behind you with AWS services to be able to understand and crack. 

AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional

Cost: USD 300.00        

Duration: 180 minutes                            

 AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional

Cost: USD 300.00    

Duration: 180 minutes                                

AWS Certified Specialist

The specialty certifications are for the pro’s. These are in niche domains and one can only apply for them if they have working experience in the specific field and AWS services. Usually this would mean that only professionals who have been working and managing solutions in the specific domain appear for these.

AWS Certified Advanced Networking – Specialty

Cost: USD 300.00

Duration: 170 minutes 

AWS Certified Alexa Skill Builder – Specialty

Cost: USD 300.00

Duration: 170 minutes 

AWS Certified Machine Learning – Specialty

Cost: USD 300.00

Duration: 180 minutes 

AWS Certified Security – Specialty

Cost: USD 300.00

Duration: 170 minutes 

AWS Certified Database – Specialty

Cost: USD 300.00    

Duration: 180 minutes                                

AWS Certified Data Analytics – Specialty

Cost: USD 300.00    

Duration: 180 minutes 

AWS Practice Exams

AWS also offers many exams as practice exam for a fraction of the cost. These exams do not provide certification post their completion. These can be great before appearing for the actual certification to understand the type of questions.

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