IT learnership with Cloud Certification, Bellville

A Strategic Collaboration Between Praesignis and AWS

Seize the opportunity to launch a career in AWS Cloud Computing

Praesignis together with AWS re/Start is offering a 12-month IT learnership with a Cloud Certification. The closing date to apply is 19 November 2021.

Learnership launches January 2022 in Bellville.


What is AWS re/Start?

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

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.

Both AWS re/Start and Praesignis are excited to collaborate to build an inclusive and diverse global pipeline of new Cloud talent by focusing on unemployed, underemployed, and transitioning females and helping them launch entry-level Cloud careers.

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

    Learner Profile

    • You are based in Cape Town and are able to travel to Bellville
    • You are between the ages of 18-28 years
    • 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 can attend classes full-time for the entire duration of the 12-month course
    • You are a South African citizen
    • You are ready to make an important commitment to building your future