Microsoft training and certifications

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Having trained over 20,000 students, we know that each employee and organisation has unique learning requirements.

That’s why we work to tailor each of our Microsoft courses for maximum professional benefit.

So whether you need a custom course or an end-to-end certification path, you can rely on our Microsoft Certified Trainers.

Instructor-led Microsoft courses

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Official Microsoft courses

Our Microsoft instructor-led courses focus on preparing learners for the relevant Microsoft certifications. Each Microsoft course has an associated exam that we will train you to pass first time.

And beyond the official content, our experience as a Microsoft Gold Partner means we have abundant hands-on expertise to share.

Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (1 Day)

The one-day Microsoft Azure Fundamentals course provides foundational knowledge of Azure concepts, services, solutions, and tools.

Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (2 Day)

The two-day Microsoft Azure Fundamentals course covers the same content as AZ-900T01-A, but with additional hands-on labs.

Microsoft Azure Administrator

The four-day Microsoft Azure Administrator covers how to implement, manage, and monitor identity, governance, storage, compute, and virtual networks.

Microsoft Azure Architect Design

The Microsoft Azure Architect Design course teaches the skills of turning business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable Azure solutions.

Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies

Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies covers Azure virtualisation, automation, networking, storage, identity, security, data platform, and applications.

Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure is for software engineers who want to learn Azure development, monitoring, troubleshooting, and optimisation.

Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions

The Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions course teaches the knowledge and skills of Azure-based DevOps processes and practices.

Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals

Prepare for the AI-900: Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals exam and Microsoft Certified: Azure AI Fundamentals certification.

Microsoft Azure Security Technologies

Prepare for the AZ-500 certification exam and become a Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate.

Implementing an Azure Data Solution

Students who pass the DP-200 and DP-201 exams can display the Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Engineer Associate badge.

Designing an Azure Data Solution

Take this course with DP-200T01-A to show your skills in Azure data platforms and become an Azure Data Engineer Associate.

Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 Fundamentals

Microsoft 365 Fundamentals provides an overview of the features and benefits of Microsoft 365 cloud service offerings.

Windows 10

Microsoft Windows 10 teaches support and configuration of Windows 10 desktops. This is one half of the courses leading to Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification.

Managing Modern Desktops

Managing Modern Desktops teaches how to plan and implement an OS deployment strategy. Take with MD-100 to prepare for Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification.

Microsoft 365 Security Administration

Microsoft 365 Security Administration covers how to secure user access to your organisation’s IT resources. This prepares for Microsoft 365 Security Administrator Associate certification.

Managing Microsoft Teams

Managing Microsoft Teams trains IT professionals to configure, deploy, and manage Office 365 workloads for Microsoft Teams. This course prepares for Teams Administrator Associate certification.

Microsoft 365 Identity and Services

Microsoft 365 Identity and Services covers tenant and service management, Office 365 management, and identity management. Prepare for the MS-100 exam and Enterprise Administrator Expert certification.

Microsoft 365 Mobility and Security

Microsoft 365 Mobility and Security covers security management, compliance management, and device management. Prepare for the MS-101 exam and Enterprise Administrator Expert certification.

Office 365

Office 365 Administration and Troubleshooting

This course covers O365 admin, configuration, troubleshooting, and services. You’ll learn how to administer key services such as Exchange, SharePoint, and Skype.

Office 365 Administrator

Learn to evaluate, plan, deploy, and operate Office 365 services. Practice setting up and sustaining an Office 365 tenant, plus federation with existing user identities.

Power Platform

Analysing Data with Power BI Course (4 days)

This Power BI data analysis course prepares students for exam DA-100 exam and Data Analyst Associate certification.

Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals

The two-day Power Platform Fundamentals course teaches features and benefits of Microsoft Power Platform.

Windows Server

Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell

Learn PowerShell scripts that automate tasks and generate reports. Start with PowerShell basics and build up to advanced scripting.

Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016

Gain skills in Windows Server 2016 installation, support, and recovery. You’ll also learn about Hyper-V containers and virtual machines.

Windows Server 2019 Administration

This course covers Windows Server 2019 deployment and support, including Remote Desktop Services, monitoring, and upgrades.

Windows admin

Mobility and Devices Fundamentals

This entry-level course covers device configurations, data access and management, device security, cloud services, and mobility.

Administering System Center Configuration Manager

This five-day course is aimed at Enterprise Desktop Administrators who want to manage network resources with Configuration Manager.

Supporting and Troubleshooting Windows 10

This course is ideal for IT professionals who want to progress in a career as Enterprise Desktop Support Technicians for Windows 10.

SQL Server

Querying Data with Transact SQL

The five-day Querying Data with Transact SQL course teaches the skills of database administration, database development, and business intelligence.

Real-world benefits of Microsoft training

Benefits for IT professionals

Greater job market visibility

A recognised technical certification is a great way to make yourself stand out. Many employers specify Microsoft certifications for job applicants.

Demonstrate professional growth

Signing up for a Microsoft course shows a willingness to learn new technical skills. In today’s ever-changing IT world, that’s crucial.

Show technical expertise

You can only achieve Microsoft certifications by passing rigorous exams. So a Microsoft Certified badge proves you know your stuff.

Access exclusive resources

Microsoft certified professionals get access to further materials and preferential insights into upcoming infrastructure upgrades.

Benefits for organisations

Improve clients’ confidence

Having Microsoft-certified staff is a recognised mark of quality. By displaying your staff’s qualifications, you inspire greater trust.

Demonstrate high standards

Because Microsoft certifications reflect the latest technical standards, you can be sure your company infrastructure is in safe hands.

Increase company productivity

Industry research shows that 90 percent of Microsoft-certified developers report they are more productive than before certification.

Gain confidence in IT

When your staff are certified to the highest IT standards, you gain the peace of mind to focus on running your business.

Want to learn more about the benefits of Microsoft training? Speak to one of our Microsoft Certified Trainers.

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