Where will this course lead?

This course is designed for candidates looking to develop foundational level knowledge of cloud services and how those services are provided with Microsoft Azure.

Learn the principles of cloud computing and key capabilities of Windows Azure. This course focuses on key topics including Understanding; Cloud Concepts; Core services; security, privacy, compliance and trust; pricing & support.

What will I study?

After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Identify common cloud computing services and the benefits of cloud computing
- Use Azure Cloud Shell to launch a Windows or Linux virtual machine
- Configure your virtual machine
- Understand the physical structure of Azure infrastructure
- Understand the service level agreements provided by Azure
- Understand Azure management options
- Navigate the Azure portal and customize the dashboard
- Identify and select Azure compute options
- Identify data storage options in Azure
- Understand key facilities of virtual networking in Azure
- Understand the basic concepts for protecting your infrastructure and data
- Control and organize Azure resources with Azure Resource Manager
- Predict costs and optimise spending

How will this course be delivered?

This 'Specialist' level course is part of the 'IT Infrastructure Track' from the Professional IT Training series delivered by the Microsoft IT Academy at Solihull College, Blossomfield campus.

Providing IT professional's access to the latest Microsoft courses with high quality, flexible learning systems.

The 'Professional IT Training' courses facilitate effective self-directed learning, with flexible start dates to meet your individual needs. This course is delivered in our Microsoft IT Academy workshop alongside students studying similar courses.

This course includes hands-on practice labs in our Academy lab facility that assist students in becoming proficient in the skills needed to support the Microsoft technology.

The student resources include relevant on-line Study materials, access to Azure cloud services and azure portal.

Microsoft Azure Education enables students to download Microsoft operating systems and applications for your academic use only. Conditions and systems requirements apply.

This course is available to study in the evening, over 12 sessions. Learners may re-enrol on course to extend their period of study.

What qualifications will I get?

Vocational study not leading to a recognised academic qualification.

How will I be assessed?

The course includes assessments throughout the course with both practical and quiz exercises. Course certificates of completion are provided.

There is no formal examination required.

How do I get a place on the course?

Places are offered by interview, subject to meeting the entry requirements.

What are the entry requirements?

Learners must be over 19.

The Course is intended for candidates with a technical background who have a need to develop their foundational level knowledge around cloud services. Technical IT experience is not required however some general IT knowledge or experience would be beneficial.

What else do I need to know?

Certification benefits:

The number of job postings in the computing industry is growing so rapidly that there aren't enough qualified workers available to fill the positions.

Certifications give you a professional edge by providing globally recognised industry endorsed evidence of skills mastery, demonstrating your abilities and willingness to embrace new technologies.

Is there anything else I will have to pay for in order to do this course?

This course is not eligible for fee concession.
Learners may re-enrol on course to extend their period of study, tuition fee payable.

What can I do after this course?

This course is intended for Database Administrators, Database Developers, and Business Intelligence professionals.

Further Microsoft IT courses are available, including; Windows Server administration and SQL Database courses


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