Public cloud

Training, skills and certification

IBM public cloud handbook for Business Partners

Your one stop shop for enablement on public cloud.

Start learning

Explore the new IBM Cloud Center for Training where you will find certification learning paths for cloud industry job roles.  Bookmark the site as new courses and certifications will be added soon.

Get certified and earn digital badges

IBM provides industry-recognized credentials which are role-based covering Architect, Developer, and Operations paths. 

Expand your knowledge

Further expand your knowledge with these key resources including: webinars and product deep dives.

Special offers

  1. Learn and Earn: Designed for the partner route - VADs, and all types of downstream partners.
  2. IBM Coder Challenges: Complete a variety of challenges to grow your skills and reputation.


Training, skills and certification

Skills by competency and product

Certification is IBM's way of validating individual as well as firm skills in the global marketplace. To reap the benefits that go with being an IBM Business Partner, a firm needs to maintain a minimum number of sales and technical certifications on specific IBM products.

Learning resources

A curated collection of learning journeys and self paced courses and technical guides which can be used to acquire skills for a specific role or technology area. These resources have been curated by IBM Subject Matter Experts that understand the IBM products and the IBM Business Partner programs and processes.  

Get certified & earn digital badges

IBM Cloud offers a variety of professional certifications to address different skill levels and job roles needed in today's market. Let these learning paths guide you to advance your skills and gain recognition within the IBM Cloud Community.

IBM learning for Cloud subscriptions

A SaaS based offering providing access to IBM learning for Cloud for 12 months. 

  • Individual and enterprise editions for your business or for resell
  • 150 + highly rated courses created by expert IBM lab teams.
  • Select 6 self-paced courses with labs (SPVC) and 3 web based training courses.
  • Courses available will improve your Cloud Pak knowledge