AWS Mainframe Modernization Refactor Accreditation Program

Only individuals certified with this program can access AWS Blu Insights. It is based on three complementary levels of certifications. Each level grants access to different services.
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AWS Mainframe Modernization Blu Age Refactor proposes an accreditation program for all interested individuals belonging to AWS customers, GSIs partners or ProServe teams. At the end of this program, enrolled members will be certified and autonomous to engage with modernization projects leveraging a proven methodology.

The program covers an extensive set of topics from pre-sales to delivery and may interest various profiles like Pre-sales & sales, technical assessment experts, delivery teams, Solution Architects, project and engagement managers, etc. The program is based on three complementary levels of certifications.

Each level grants access to different tools and materials (slides, contracts samples, etc.). Incrementally, while going from Level 1 to Level 3, enrolled members will gain multiple skills:

  • Qualification and assessments of projects to serve the customer
  • Engagement models with a focus on Assess/Mobilize phases
  • Project estimate (scope, milestones, budget)
  • POC or pilot definition
  • Fixed-Price SOW drafting
  • AWS Mainframe Modernization Refactor Questionnaire & FCD
  • Hands-on-experience with AWS Blu Age tooling: Shared Spaces, Code Base Assessment, Business, Transformation Center...

Level 1 - Awareness (online, training)

Level 1 provides an overall vision of the program itself, the solution, and a high-level overview of the tools and the underlying method.


Enrolled members must be GSI Partner individuals (registered with a professional AWS account) or AWS internal individuals.


A few hours (at your own pace).

How to get certified?

Available AWS Blu Age tools

As an L1 certified AWS Mainframe Modernization Refactor, you may register to AWS Blu Insights and access the following services:

If you are new to AWS Blu Insights, see the Get Started guide.

Level 2 - Mobilize readiness

Your level 2 certification covers assessment, the engagement process and AWS Blu Age tooling practice. The training will guide you through concrete projects and exercises using AWS Blu Insights.


 Level 1 (Awareness) certification.


3.5 days in a guided workshop environment or Self-paced.

How to get certified?

Two options

  • L2 Training session/workshop 
    Check within your company or AWS account manager to register for L2 training sessions. They are led and planned by one of the certified trainers (T3) in your company.
  • L2 Self-paced Training 
    Course materials are only available to L1 Certified persons that have registered with

At the end of either option there is a quiz to verify skillset acquisition and finalize accreditation of Level 2 - Mobilize readiness.

Available AWS Blu Age tools

As an L2 certified AWS Mainframe Modernization Refactor, we will grant you access to extra services on AWS Blu Insights to access the following services:

Level 3 - Modernize black belt (self-paced workshop)

You obtain a level 3 certification after having followed the workshop and a quiz followed by a short Restitution to a panel of AWS Blu Age experts.



About 27 hours.

How to get certified?

Complete the Self-Paced Troubleshooting Workshop and pass the AWS Blu Age Level 3 Assessment on skillbuilder to verify skillset acquisition (65% required).

Send an email to with your L3 Assessment results and request a slot to present your Restitution to a panel of AWS Blu Age Experts.

If you have questions during the workshop, use AWS re:Post . Use the tag "AWS Blu Age" to see questions & answers or post your own questions to the AWS Blu Age Community 

Available AWS Blu Age tools

As an L3 certified AWS Mainframe Modernization Refactor, we will grant you access to all the services on AWS Blu Insights with extra permissions:


For questions regarding this program, please email