Launch a career in technology with AWS re/Start

Course Content

AWS re/Start is a free, full-time skills development program to jump-start your career working in cloud computing. A technology background is not required to apply and the program is focused on unemployed/underemployed individuals.


AWS re/Start and Dundee and Angus College have teamed up to offer this tuition free, online and in person program in Dundee. Through scenario-based learning, hands-on labs, coursework, learners gain the skills they need for an entry-level cloud role. In the program, you’ll also focus on professional skills such as adaptive communication, time management, resume building, and interviewing to prepare for employer meeting and interviews. You will learn cloud computing skills and prepare for AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification with free access to practice and full exams.

Entry Requirements

The mission of the program is to build a diverse cloud talent pipeline by providing skills and job opportunities to unemployed, underemployed, and under-represented populations including:


  • Youth
  • Displaced workers
  • Mid-career professionals changing fields
  • Military veterans and their families


Learners are available to start a full-time job after course completion. No previous IT or technical experience is required.

Method of Assessment

After graduates complete the program, they are prepared to pursue the AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification exam and during week 12 of the program, learners will have an opportunity to study and prepare for the Cloud Practitioner certification exam. 

Future Prospects

On completion of this course D&A College will connect you with employers and guarantee an interview for a relevant position. This course can also offer the opportunity to progress into further study areas such as our HN courses in Software Development, Digital Design & Web Development, Cyber Security, Games Development, Networking & Computer Science. Eventual progression from HN to University. 

After you graduate, Dundee and Angus College will connect you with employers and help you move into your new working life.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    31 Oct 2022

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    12 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Computing & Creative Media

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