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Pearson VUE to deliver AWS Certification exams globally

LONDON, UK, April 8, 2019 – Pearson VUE, a global leader in computer-based testing has entered into a multi-year agreement with Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS). Pearson VUE will now deliver AWS Certification exams through its extensive network of 5,000 testing centers in 180 countries worldwide.

AWS Certification helps learners build credibility and confidence by validating their cloud expertise with an industry-recognized credential. The program offers a portfolio of certifications that address the most critical roles that support customer success in the cloud including cloud practitioner, solutions architect, developer, and operations. AWS role-based certifications are complemented with targeted specialty certifications evaluating technical expertise in areas, including machine learning and security.

“AWS is adding more choices for taking an AWS certification exam by leveraging Pearson VUE’s global network of computer-based testing centers,” said Kevin Kelly, Director of AWS Certification and Education Programs. “The addition of the Pearson VUE exam delivery network triples our reach, making testing more convenient and accessible for customers worldwide.”

Bob Whelan, president of Pearson VUE, said “AWS is one of the leading cloud providers globally, which makes our test center network a great fit for their certification program. We look forward to bringing great service levels and extended reach to AWS test takers.”

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About Pearson VUE
Pearson VUE has been a pioneer in the computer-based testing industry for decades, delivering more than 15 million certification and licensure exams annually in every industry from academia and admissions to IT and healthcare. We are the global leaders in developing and delivering high-stakes exams via the world's most comprehensive network of nearly 20,000 highly secure test centers in 180 countries. Our leadership in the assessment industry is a result of our collaborative partnerships with a broad range of clients, from leading technology firms to government and regulatory agencies. For more information, please visit

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