AWS Hands-on Challenge Labs
Develop your practical AWS skills with scenario-based hands-on exercises that run in an AWS sandbox environment. Learn by doing and gain real-world cloud skills
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Enhance your technical abilities and prepare for AWS certification exams without ever needing to set up your own AWS Free Tier account!
AWS Challenge Labs - Overview
Expand your learning experience in a lab environment and develop your AWS skills with Challenge Labs
Challenge Labs are practical exercises ranging from fully guided through to advanced challenges with automatic validation & scoring. Get the hands-on experience you need for your AWS certification exams with scenario-based exercises that run in a secure hosted cloud environment.
How AWS Challenge Labs work
Use the AWS Management Console or AWS CLI to complete hands-on practice exercises according to instructions
When you launch a Challenge Lab you will be taken into an AWS sandbox environment that has been preconfigured for the specific scenario-based challenge. Depending on the skill level of the lab you will be presented with requirements and instructions you need to follow to complete the exercise.
Below is an example of an AWS Challenge Lab with the AWS Management Console on the left and the instructions and settings on the right:
With an advanced or expert lab, you get to test your skills with automated validation and scoring. In this example, it is required to check and validate your work before you can continue to the next step.
Who are AWS Challenge Labs suitable for?
Ranging from fully guided to advanced hands-on exercises, AWS Challenge Labs cater for all skill levels
From complete beginners to advanced users, the AWS labs are excellent for those:
- Preparing for AWS certification exams in general and/or keen to get familiar with the lab environment for the new AWS SysOps Exam Labs tests
- Looking to practice and build AWS skills without worrying about a surprise bill
- Seeking a promotion or employment in the cloud industry
Dozens of AWS Challenges
AWS Challenge Labs can be filtered by the level of difficulty, AWS exam, certification, job role & learning path
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Proven and Trusted
Challenge Labs are provided by Skillable, an authorized lab hoster for many partners.
They even provide the lab environment for the new AWS SysOps Exam Labs tests!
Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to the most frequently asked questions on AWS Challenge Labs
Your credentials will be emailed to you after purchasing access to the Challenge Labs. Please note that these credentials are separate from your Digital Cloud Training credentials. You can then gain access to the labs through the online portal.
No, this is one of the best features of AWS Challenge Labs. They are delivered in risk-free hosted accounts so you don’t need to set anything up and there are no charges applicable to you.
None at all. All services are delivered through hosted accounts so you don’t have to set up an account of your own or pay any additional costs.
Every purchase includes access to all current and future AWS Challenge Labs for 180 days.
You can attempt each Challenge Lab up to 3 times within the 180 day access period.
Please read our Refund Policy prior to making a purchase. Refunds are not possible for Challenge Labs as Digital Cloud Training is charged by Skillable for all student registrations and must pass on those costs.
Upgrades are not possible as each purchase is an independent subscription. For best value, we recommend the All Challenge Labs with access to over 1000 labs – simply the best value for money.
A support request can be submitted using the Open Support Ticket Request form located on the Skillable customer support page. Support includes any issues with the functionality or accessibility of the labs. Support does not include subject matter expertise or assistance understanding the topics or material Included in a specific lab.
The Challenge Labs from Skillable are a highly innovative product that includes multiple difficulty levels, automatic activity-based assessments, and real-time scoring. We chose to partner with Skillable as we believe they offer the most robust and reliable hands-on labs product on the market. It’s not surprising that AWS also chose to use Skillable for their new Exam Labs tests.
AWS Challenge Labs Pricing
Get 12 months access to dozens of AWS challenge labs – with more being added
AWS Challenge Labs12 Months Access to AWS Library
Access to AWS Library with over 90 labs
365 days of access
Secure sandbox environment - Never worry about bills
Multiple levels: Guided, Advanced & Expert
Immediate access to new challenge labs
You may take each challenge three times
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To access over 1000 labs (including AWS, Azure, Linux, VMware, etc) for only $199, click the button below.
Please note that you won’t be able to upgrade to the All Challenge Labs after purchasing the AWS library.
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AWS Challenge Labs
Learn, build, test and fail forward in a lab environment without risking unexpected cloud bills.