Microsoft Azure Certification BASICS (Live Online)

  • Formats:

    Live Online

  • Duration:

    27 hours

  • Registration Fee:


Start Date

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Part Time: May 05, 2021 – June 30, 2021

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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).

Topics Covered/Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Manage Azure subscriptions and free account service
  • Identify the resource groups and learn to analyze resource utilization
  • Gain information about the consumption
  • Figure out the configuration process and management of virtual networks
  • Understand the facility and usage of Azure files and Azure backups
  • Understand Azure identities, governance and access
  • Implement and manage storage
  • Deploy and manage Azure compute resources
  • Understand network, storage and application security
  • Monitor and back up Azure resources


George Mikhailov

GeorgeGeorge 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.

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Who Will Benefit From The Course

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.


Live Online

Part Time: 

  • May 05, 2021 – June 30, 2021
    • Students must devote at least 3 hours per week to attend live webinars
    • Webinars will be held on Wednesdays from 4:00 to 7:00 pm PST
    • Outside of live instructional periods, students will be expected to take part in various independent and/or group activities

Required Materials

  • No books are required; some popular readings will be suggested, which are available online


The registration fee for this course is $690.

Technical Requirements

Live Online Students

Ashton College uses web conferencing tools to help instructors and students connect and collaborate live online. For the online classes, students need to have a fully functional computer system with a webcam, speakers and microphone or headset and headphones, along with a reliable high-speed internet connection. Though the classes can be accessed using smartphones and tablets, we recommend using a laptop or desktop computer for a better learning experience.

This course does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, it was not reviewed.

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