Pass your certification exam the first time with a cloud coach

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Stay on track with a cloud coach

A cloud certification coach helps IT pros prepare for rigorous cloud certifications for AWS, Azure, DevOps and other cloud technologies.

Cloud coaches are ideal for any skill level, from beginner cloud practitioners and developers aiming for their first certification to experienced solution architects and engineers seeking specialty certifications.

With classroom training alone, you may retain only 20% of the content you consume. But with a cloud coach who demonstrates and discusses concepts with you, you retain 50% of the new knowledge.

How a cloud coach helps

A cloud coach provides personalized, actionable guidance to help you stay motivated and acquire the skills and knowledge needed to pass certification exams. A coach can help you:

  • Get clarity on a topic or process
  • Validate your skills and knowledge
  • Prepare for a certification exam
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Benefits of working with a cloud coach

A cloud coach empowers you to develop skills across a range of IT disciplines. Your goal is to earn a certification, and a coach teaches you the concepts and skills to help you do that.

  1. Pass the certification exam the first time.

    Be better prepared to pass rigorous cloud certification exams on your first try by talking through topics and scenarios with a coach who is an expert on the topic.

  2. Validate your knowledge and skills.

    Work with a coach to assess what knowledge and skills you are competent in, and where you have performance gaps.

  3. Deepen your level of understanding.

    A coach brings expertise you may not have yet and will help you develop new perspectives.

  4. Build your confidence.

    You’ll show up to your exam more confidently because you will be prepared and trust the new knowledge and skills your coach has helped you acquire.

  1. Pass the certification exam the first time.

    Be better prepared to pass rigorous cloud certification exams on your first try by talking through topics and scenarios with a coach who is an expert on the topic.

  2. Validate your knowledge and skills.

    Work with a coach to assess what knowledge and skills you are competent in, and where you have performance gaps.

  3. Deepen your level of understanding.

    A coach brings expertise you may not have yet and will help you develop new perspectives.

  4. Build your confidence.

    You’ll show up to your exam more confidently because you will be prepared and trust the new knowledge and skills your coach has helped you acquire.

Get one-on-one training with a cloud coach

Two 30-min private coaching sessions are included with most training packages. Reach out to learn more and find a coach to help with your exam prep.

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Meet the coaches

We’re dedicated to making sure the training you receive drives results in the real world. That’s why we’ve enlisted dedicated cloud experts to coach individuals and teams outside the classroom.

Coaches are:

  • Certified practitioners in their fields
  • Experienced working on complex projects
  • Proven leadership managing cloud teams
  • Sam Alapati

    Sam Alapati is an Oracle Database, Oracle Exadata, Oracle WebLogic Server, Oracle security, UNIX System Administration, and Hadoop expert with over 20 years of experience managing enterprise systems as a senior Oracle DBA and architect. In 2011, Sam received the prestigious Oracle ACE recognition from Oracle Corporation for significant technological contributions to Oracle database technologies.

    Sam Alapati
  • Shashike Jayatunge - Software Engineer

    Shashike Jayatunge is a developer, DevOps engineer and software engineer with years of experience working in various tech companies across U.S. and Canada. He founded Restarone Solutions Inc, a software systems company that helps startups build software products by supporting the entire software development lifecycle. He is an AWS Certified Developer Associate and generalist with a proven track record of building software products at both startups and large enterprises. When he's not building software, he's creating programming and tech-related content on Tiktok, Medium, and YouTube.

    Shashike Jayatunge

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