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Microsoft Azure Fundamentals is the ideal course for anyone who wishes to get started quickly on the Microsoft Azure platform. It is an introductory 1-day course designed to bring candidates quickly up-to-speed on cloud computing virtual machines, storage, security and networking concepts.

This unique ALC course outlines the cloud computing characteristics, services models and deployment models outlined by the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), combined with an understanding of Azure services using practical hands-on lab exercises. The course also includes a primer on enabling a DevOps culture using Azure tools.

Learning outcomes

  • Recognise Azure platform terminology, key concepts and navigate the Azure Portal.
  • Understand the foundational services relating to compute, storage and networking.
  • Understand the Azure security concepts relating privacy, compliance and trust.
  • Understand the core services that are available with in Microsoft Azure.
  • Understand pricing and support models available with Microsoft.

Who should attend

  • Individuals and organisations seeking a foundational understanding of Microsoft Azure Services.
  • Managers responsible for employees that are working on Azure initiatives or projects.
  • Technical employees involved in Azure initiatives or projects, such as project managers, business analysts, security architects, enterprise architects, solution architects and infrastructure architects.

Course contents

1. Cloud Concepts
  • Why Cloud Services
  • Types of Cloud Models
  • Type of Cloud Services
  • Review Questions
2. Core Azure Services
  • Core Azure Architectural Components
  • Core Azure Services & Products
  • Azure Solutions
  • Azure Management Tools
  • Review Questions
3. Security, Privacy, Compliance & Trust
  • Securing Network Connectivity in Azure
  • Cloud Azure Identity Services
  • Security Tools & Features
  • Azure Governance Methodologies
  • Monitoring & Reporting in Azure
  • Privacy, Compliance & Data Protection Standards in Azure
  • Review Questions
4. Azure Pricing & Support
  • Azure Subscriptions
  • Planning & Managing Costs
  • Support Options Available in Azure
  • Azure Service Level Agreements
  • Service Lifecycle in Azure
  • Review Questions

Course fees

Fees Per Person

  • Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Course
  • $TBC + gst

What you receive:

  • Comprehensive ALC course workbook, quality colour printed
  • Official Microsoft Practice Test

NOTE: Exam voucher not included.  See below.

Course Requirements

Participants are required to bring a laptop to the course.


Candidates should ideally have at least 2 years of IT experience. No knowledge of Azure is required.


The exam is NOT INCLUDED, however it can be taken online after the course (AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals). For full information on the exam and how to book please click here.