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Which AWS certification to do first?

Jenna
・1 min read

Hello !

I am still learning AWS and I am yet to reach the point where I feel confident to take an exam.

As a beginner and learning more about the infrastructure side of things, which AWS certification is best?

Thanks x

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Lee Wynne

I know someone who might be able to help there, we have a resident AWS hero as a member @helenanders26

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Helen Anderson • Edited

I highly recommend taking the Certified Cloud Practitioner exam if you are new to AWS. It's a great way to know you're on the right track and get to know how the exams are structured before tackling the Associate exams.

Passing the CCP exam also gets you 50% off your next exam. A great deal if you do decide to do the Associate level exams later.

Check out the CCP and SAA practice exam questions from AWS to know how the Associate exams jump up in complexity and decide what's best for you.

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Lee Wynne

I highly recommend taking the Certified Cloud Practitioner exam if you are new to AWS. It's a great way to know you're on the right track and get to know how the exams are structured before tackling the Associate exams.

Couldn’t agree more.

I’ll be taking a look at those exam resources myself Helen 😎 thanks!

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