Microsoft Azure is one of the most popular cloud computing services and many businesses need certified Azure professionals to maintain their cloud infrastructures. Our Azure Certification Basics course will help you learn the skills you need to work as a cloud computing professional specializing in Microsoft Azure. Through this course, students will learn vital Microsoft Azure administration and security skills through expert live online instruction. This course will be the first step in preparing to pass the exams necessary to become a Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator Associate or Azure Security Engineer Associate. Ashton College recommends taking Microsoft Azure Certification (Advanced Course) right after completing the Microsoft Azure Certification (Basic Course).
You can also read up on our Microsoft Azure Certification Advanced course to discover which course is the right fit for you.
Microsoft manages a set of Azure certifications that are designed to help cloud computing professionals validate their skills and to help employers find suitable employees. There are four different categories of Azure certifications: Fundamental, Associate, Expert, and Specialty.
The only requirement for earning any Microsoft Azure certification is to pass the relevant certification exam. There are no other prerequisites for any certification, regardless of the skill level.
Ashton College’s Azure Certification Training Basics course focuses on the knowledge and skills required to pass the certification exams for Azure Administrator Associate and Azure Security Engineer Associate.
Ashton College’s Microsoft Azure courses are taught by Microsoft Azure certified instructors. Learning from an Azure certified cloud computing professional will better prepare you for the certification exam, and it will expedite the learning process. The knowledge learned in this course will be directly applicable to the Azure Administrator Associate and Azure Security Engineer Associate certification exams.
George Mikhailov has over 20 years of vital experience working in cybersecurity and information technology. As an educator, he possesses an intricate knowledge of cybersecurity technology and the leading best practices. His knowledge of security operations, cyber threat intelligence, incident handling, digital forensics and regulations enables him to help organizations transform their cybersecurity practices. He helps companies leverage the appropriate combination of people, processes, and technologies to protect personal confidentiality, preserve system integrity and promote information availability. He began with Network and Endpoint security and moved further into the areas of Web, Application, Messaging and Cloud Security. George Mikhailov holds a master’s degree in IT Security and has industry certifications such as CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) and CEH ( Certified Ethical Hacker). He is currently working on his PhD, focusing on advanced threat detection.
Richard Spencer has worn many hats during his time in the IT industry over the last 15 years. Starting his career in the telecommunications field, Richard is now a full-time information technology instructor. Richard has successfully attained his CCNA certification, CCNA “Train the Trainer” certification, and three certifications from Amazon Web Services: Solutions Architect Associate, Sysops Administrator, and DevOps associate. His professional expertise and interest align with all things AWS and networking.
Roman Mirakhmedov holds a Master’s in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from Lomonosov Moscow State University and is a Ph. D. candidate in Artificial Intelligence. He has worked in technology for over 20 years and loves building next-generation cloud-native solutions to help his clients create maximum value and secure sustainable competitive advantage. Roman is an AWS Academy Accredited Educator for Cloud Foundations, Cloud Architecture, SysOps, DevOps and Machine Learning, and one of the very few people to hold all AWS certifications. He teaches cloud, machine learning, artificial intelligence, software development and applied mathematics. He is also currently a Senior Director, Cloud Consulting with Prodapt Solutions. He has authored and co-authored several papers on next-generation AI and regularly conducts research in collective intelligence.
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This course is beneficial for network and system administrators, system engineers, IT managers and consultants, small business owners or anyone interested in building their Microsoft Azure administration and security skills.
The registration fee for this course is $690.
Live Online Students
Ashton College uses web conferencing tools for conducting online classes and online learning management systems for managing resources, assignments, and grades. These tools help instructors and students connect live online as well as asynchronously. The basic requirements for online learning include a computer, webcam, speakers, and a microphone or a headset and headphones, along with a reliable internet connection. Though online learning can be pursued using smartphones and tablets, the use of laptops or desktop computers is encouraged for an enhanced learning experience.
This course does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training. As such, it was not reviewed.