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AWS Immersion Days: The Ultimate Free Cloud Training Experience


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About Solutions Focused Immersion Days (SFID)

From AWS SFID page

Bringing builders together to learn about AWS
AWS Solutions-Focused Immersion Days are a series of events that are designed to educate you about AWS products and services and help you develop the skills needed to build, deploy, and operate your infrastructure and applications in the cloud. Hands on labs provide you with an immersive experience in the AWS console. Sessions are delivered by AWS Solutions Architects and subject matter experts.

How long does the Event last

Training and interaction with AWS experts typically last between 2.5 to 8 hours, with most events lasting around 5 hours.

Why Register for an Event

  1. Hands on training from AWS experts on a particular AWS service.
  2. Earn Builders Quest badges and share them with your friends and network on social media.

    Redshift Immersion day badge (Image source from credly)
    Builders Quest Badges

  3. Get access to a temporary sandbox account to practice in case you are unable to keep up with the trainer's pace during the event, or if you want to complete optional labs or anything else.

What Workshops To Attend

Now the main content, what Workshop Would help you become an AWS professional example Data Engineer. Developing a strong data engineering skillset requires attending relevant workshops. consider attending workshops focused on data warehousing, ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) processes, and big data processing. Feel free to filter events based on your desired profession. For Databases and Analytics, we will filter topics on Storage, Databases and Analytics, Warehousing and Severless. Then choose event we find most relevant example. I will pick the following.

Immersion day page

Most of the events have a flexible schedule as they are often repeated, so it should be okay to occasionally miss them.
The events used as examples in this writing may have already passed by the time of reading, but you can use the same method to find similar events on the sfid page.

Where the Event takes place

Most are virtual Events

Other Ongoing Opportunities In AWS Community Worth Mentioning

Upcoming Programs

  • AWS Community Builders -July-2023 - (2 weeks) -July-2023
  • Check out AWS emerging Talent program if you are a student

Similar Programs and Events

Tips to receive AWS credit for your personal projects

  • Attend AWS summits fill the attendance survey
  • Attend AWS Innovate events

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