AWS re/Start Program

A Strategic Collaboration Between Praesignis and AWS

Seize the opportunity to launch a career in AWS Cloud Computing

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What is AWS re/Start?

AWS re/Start is a skills development and work readiness program that prepares individuals for entry-level careers in the Cloud.

The program’s mission is to build local talent by providing AWS Cloud skills.

AWS re/Start and Praesignis are collaborating to provide support to learners in building career skills and helping them in the interview process to pursue entry-level roles that require AWS Cloud Practitioner knowledge and skills.

Praesignis will support learners throughout the AWS re/Start program.

Each group of learners, supported by professional mentors and accredited trainers, completes a real-world scenario-based learning, hands-on labs, and coursework. AWS re/Start provides learners with resume and interview coaching to prepare for employer meetings and interviews to launch an entry-level Cloud career.

Learning Objectives

Individuals graduating from the AWS re/Start program are equipped with valuable cloud infrastructure and software skills, and are able to:

  • Provision and configure AWS Core Services and infrastructure components.
  • Monitor, measure and report on infrastructure load and performance.
  • Automate sysadmin tasks in an AWS core services environment by designing, coding and testing simple programs/scripts using Python and Bash.
  • Configure basic network components and assist in the resolution of network problems.
  • Assist with security configurations and monitor security events.
  • Carry out routine database maintenance and administration tasks.
  • Carry out routine allocation and configuration of storage with AWS S3 storage system.

    Benefits

    • FREE Training
    • Coaching and mentoring
    • Can attend the program from the comfort of your own home
    • International Cloud Practitioner Certification

      Learner Profile

      • You have a high school diploma or equivalent.
      • You are unemployed, underemployed, or searching for a new career.
      • You have an interest in technology.
      • You can read, write and speak in English.
      • You can pass a basic academic assessment test.
      • You are ready to make an important commitment to building your future.
      • Must have own Laptop and Internet.  Your laptop/device should have the following specs:
        • RAM: at least 8GB
        • Storage: at least 128GB of available storage
        • Wifi enabled/Lan enabled – internet access is a must (50+mbs)
        • Qwerty Keyboard
        • Functional mouse/trackpad
        • Microphone and earphones
        • Camera (Optional)
      • Must be available for the full duration of the 12-week programme (08:30 am – 16:00pm)
      • Computer Literate
      • South African Citizen
      • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
      • Ability to work well in teams
      • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
      • Should not be enrolled for any studies currently

      Building Your Career in the Cloud Today

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