Join our free 10-week program to jump-start your career in tech as a Jr. Cloud Practitioner.

Our free, online program offers you the opportunity to learn all you need to be successful in a technology career – from the technical knowledge to the soft skills that will help you achieve your potential. After the program, graduates have the opportunity to explore different learning outcomes like apprenticeships, internships, continuing education, or full-time employment.

This program is part of our Training Accelerator programs. Learn more about the admissions process and support benefits here.

Program Length

10 Weeks

Monday - Friday, 9AM-5PM

Fully Online

Start Date

Next Cohort: June 2021
Current Cohort: March 3, 2021
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Your Generation Community

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Destiny Woodbury

Lead Instructional Coach
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Eric Hawes

Master Instructor
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Syeda Habib

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Lanise Allen

Teaching Assistant
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Sally Dajero

Teaching Assistant
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Chad Mumphrey

Teaching Assistant
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Francklin Douckagha

Teaching Assistant
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Stacey Smith

Admissions Counselor
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Danielle Wright

Career Coach
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Davis Pierre-Louis

Life Coach

Admissions Process

  1. 1


    Begin by completing a questionnaire that will determine if you are eligible.
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  2. 2


    Apply for the program you are eligible for and complete all steps.

  3. 3


    Complete applicable assessments.

    Sample Questions

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    You'll be redirected to a 3rd party platform, HireVue, to complete a video interview. The interview helps us get to know you a bit more and allows you to tell us the things your application doesn't say.

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    Your complete application, assessments, and interview will be reviewed by an admissions counselor who will determine your eligibility. Next, complete the support questionnaire. This helps us better understand specific needs.

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    You will be notified via email once a decision has been made regarding your admission and next steps.


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AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner


  • Have earned a high school diploma or GED
  • Be 18 years or older at the start of the program
  • Available M-F, 9AM-5PM local time for in-class hours
  • If planning to pursue employment then the applicant must be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Be a resident of Washington, D.C. (Click here for instructions to submit Proof of Address)
  • Minimum Hardware Requirements
    • 1.6 GHz or faster processor
    • 1 GB of RAM
    • Free Disk Space 1GB or more
  • Operating System Requirements
    • OS X Yosemite or Higher
    • Windows 7 (with .NET Framework 4.wr)
    • Linux (Debian): Ubuntu Desktop 14.04, Debian 7
    • Linux (Red Hat): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, CentOS 7, Fedora 23
  • Check your computer's specifications here



Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for answers to many commonly asked questions.

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Skills Earned

Technical Skills

We'll help you learn the technical skills with lots of hands-on, interactive sessions. By the end, you'll know:

  • How cloud computing work
  • How to use different computer operating systems
  • How to use different programming languages
  • Security, networking and database operations

Behavior & Mindsets

In every job, there are key skills that will help you be successful. We'll help you learn how to:

  • Face new challenges
  • Set career goals
  • Solve problems
  • Communicate effectively
  • Adapt to new situations