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Tech Futures Lab to offer AWS Academy training

27 Jun 2019

Tech Futures Lab will now offer AWS certifications for students who want to gain the skills and credentials required to be part of the cloud IT workforce. Tech Futures Lab will now enrol students into the industry-recognised AWS certifications.

“Tech Futures Lab was born out of the demand for real-life, applicable knowledge to thrive in the workplace of today and tomorrow. Being among the first institutions to offer AWS Academy curriculum highlights our commitment to offering innovative and relevant training in New Zealand,” says Tech Futures Lab founder and CEO, Frances Valintine.

The AWS Academy curriculum has been developed by AWS experts. Courses are taught by AWS Academy Accredited Instructors, who have also been trained by AWS.

“Cloud computing is becoming a dominant technology platform, and AWS Academy offers an institutionally embedded pathway for students to gain the necessary computing skills and knowledge that prepares them for the IT workforce,” comments AWS Academy global lead Scott McKinley.

Students will graduate with the training and certification that will prepare them for the workforce and help the industry close the skills gap.”

Valintine says cloud computing is now the norm for organisations around the globe.

“The technical skills that students develop through this program will position them well for careers today and in the future. We are thrilled to combine our industry and technical expertise with AWS Academy to help close the skills gap and ensure all New Zealanders can maximise their potential in this tech-driven economy.”
Those who complete the training will become an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner.