Microsoft Cloud Computing - South Central IoT

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Microsoft Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing is the delivery of computing services such as servers, storage and databases over the internet (“the Cloud”) to offer flexible resources and economies of scale. Successful completion of the course and final exam will earn candidates the official Microsoft Certification AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.

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What will I do?

Cloud Computing is the delivery of computing services such as servers, storage and databases over the internet (“the Cloud”) to offer flexible resources and economies of scale. It is an opportunity to prove knowledge of cloud concepts, Azure services, Azure workloads, security and privacy in Azure, as well as Azure pricing and support. Topics include servers, storage, databases, networking, software, analytics and intelligence.

Course materials are studied remotely and at your own pace through the Microsoft Learn portal. Materials are a mixture of videos, reading and labs. Unlimited practice exams are included, and you will sit the final exam remotely whilst being supervised by a member of staff. This is a globally recognised and industry-endorsed Microsoft Certification.

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Is it for me?

This course is intended for candidates who are just beginning to work with cloud-based solutions and services or are new to Azure. It is an opportunity to prove knowledge of cloud concepts, Azure services, Azure workloads, security and privacy in Azure, as well as Azure pricing and support.

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What’s next?

You can progress towards additional Microsoft qualifications to improve your understanding with industry recognised qualifications. This course may lead to careers in the following areas:

  • Software Engineer
  • System Engineer
  • Security Administrator
  • Database Administrator

You can discuss further career opportunities with our Digital Coach following successful completion of the respective programme.

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Are there any entry requirements?

This course is intended for candidates who are just beginning to work with cloud-based solutions and services or are new to Azure. Candidates should be familiar with general technology concepts including networking, storage, application support and application development.

Course highlights

We work with Microsoft to deliver these qualifications and cover the following areas:

  • Understanding the types of Cloud Computing solutions available
  • Understand the hardware and software components required for implementation of a cloud computing model
  • Identify how computing resources and IT services can provide scalable solutions
  • Identify the risks involved in cloud computing and how to mitigate those risks

How much will I have to study each week?

A minimum of 5-6 study hours per week will be required to complete the course within 6 weeks.

Individual students working in the IT industry may have enhanced subject knowledge and we can arrange for their exam to take place within 2-3 weeks.

How will my progress be monitored?

You will be allocated to a specialist Digital Coach to review progress.

You will complete the modular Learning Paths to assess your performance.

You will attempt the Pre-Assessment activity online via MeasureUp (Microsoft’s official practice test website) to ensure you are ready to take the final exam.

All assessments will take place online with the final exam being monitored by a member of staff.