Our Workplace

Our upskilling commitments

We want to make it easy for people to have access to the skills they need to grow their careers. From Career Choice to Machine Learning University, employees in Canada have access to a wide variety of programs and opportunities.

"It's not magic. It's math."

Amazon funds graduate-school-level training for its employees through Machine Learning University.
Skills training opportunities for employees
  • We believe that everyone who comes to Amazon should be able to build their career, and we are ready to support our employees wherever they are on their educational journey! Career Choice is an education benefit that empowers eligible employees to learn new skills for career success at Amazon or elsewhere.
  • Amazon’s Machine Learning University offers anyone, anywhere the opportunity to access to the same machine learning courses used to train Amazon’s own developers on machine learning. MLU provides a free, comprehensive self-service pathway to understand the foundations of machine learning.
  • Designed for everyone from individuals looking for foundational cloud computing skills to seasoned IT professionals, we offer more than 500 free courses, interactive labs, virtual day-long training sessions, and numerous free instructor-led webinars, all in multiple languages.
Our programs
  • Our free training is designed to meet a wide variety of schedules and learning goals. Each programme offers something different. Read on to learn more and get started.
  • AWS re/Start is a full-time, classroom-based skills development and training programme that prepares individuals for careers in the cloud and connects them to potential employers.
  • AWS Educate provides free, self-paced online training resources and labs designed to help learners practise cloud skills. Open to any individual, regardless of where they are in their education, technical experience, or career journey.