NICF - MICROSOFT AZURE ADMINISTRATOR (SF) (SYNCHRONOUS E-LEARNING)

NICF - MICROSOFT AZURE ADMINISTRATOR (SF) (SYNCHRONOUS E-LEARNING)

Funded
Course Duration
40.0 hr(s)
Mode of Assessment

Participants must complete a paper-based assessment during the class.

Who Should Attend

This course is for Azure Administrators. Azure Administrators manage the cloud services that span storage, networking and compute cloud capabilities, with a deep understanding of each service across the full IT lifecycle. They take end-user requests for new cloud applications and make recommendations on services to use for optimal performance and scale, as well as provision, size, monitor, and adjust as appropriate. This role requires communicating and coordinating with vendors. Azure Administrators use the Azure Portal and as they become more proficient, they use PowerShell and the Command Line Interface.

Course Overview

NTUC LearningHub Course Code: NICF039

Microsoft Course Code: AZ-103T00

SSG Skillsconnect Code: CRS-Q-0037956-ICT

Azure Administrators implement, monitor, and maintain Microsoft Azure solutions, including major services related to computing, storage, network, and security.

The advantages of becoming a Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate:

  • Show that you are keeping pace with today’s technical roles and requirements.
  • Skill up, prove your expertise to employers and peers, and get the recognition and opportunities you’ve earned.
  • Upon earning a certification, 23% of Microsoft certified technologists reported receiving up to a 20% salary increase. What’s more, certified employees are often entrusted with supervising their peers putting them on the fast track for a promotion.

This course teaches IT Professionals how to manage their Azure subscriptions, create and scale virtual machines, implement storage solutions, configure virtual networking, back up and share data, connect Azure and on-premises sites, manage network traffic, implement Azure Active Directory, secure identities, and monitor your solution.

This course will prepare participants to sit for Exam AZ-103, which will lead to Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate certification

Next available schedule

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe cloud computing, Azure, and Azure subscriptions
  • Use Azure PowerShell, the Azure Software Development Kit (SDK), and the Azure command-line interface (CLI) to manage Azure subscriptions
  • Create and configure virtual machines in Azure and manage their disks
  • Create, configure, and monitor web apps in Azure and deploy Azure platform as a service (PaaS) cloud services
  • Create and configure Azure virtual networks
  • Create, manage, and configure cloud storage in Azure
  • Use Azure SQL Database to create, configure, and manage SQL databases
  • Create and manage Azure AD

Pre-requisites

These are the admission requirements:

  • Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including: VMs, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks
  • Understanding of network configuration, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies
  • Understanding of Active Directory concepts, including domains, forests, domain controllers, replication, Kerberos protocol, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
  • Understanding of resilience and disaster recovery, including backup and restore operations

Course Outline

Module 1: Azure Administration

In this module, you’ll learn about to tooling Azure Administrator uses to manage their infrastructure. This includes the Azure Portal, Cloud Shell, Azure PowerShell, CLI, Resource Manager, and Resource Manager Templates. The demonstrations in this module will ensure you are successful in the course labs.

  • Azure Portal and Cloud Shell
  • Azure PowerShell and CLI
  • Resource Manager
  • ARM Templates

Module 2: Azure Virtual Machines

In this module, you’ll learn about Azure virtual machines including planning, creating, availability and extensions.

  • Virtual Machine Planning
  • Creating Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Availability
  • Virtual Machine Extensions

Lab: Deploy and Manage Virtual Machines

Lab: Virtual Machines and Scale Sets

Module 3: Azure Storage

In this module, you’ll learn about basic storage features including storage accounts, blob storage, Azure files, and storage security.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Blobs
  • Azure Files
  • Storage Security

Lab: Implement and Manage Storage

Module 4: Virtual Networking

In this module, you’ll learn about basic virtual networking concepts like virtual networks, IP addressing, Azure DNS, and network security groups.

  • Virtual Networks
  • IP Addressing and Endpoints
  • Azure DNS
  • Network Security Groups

Lab: Configure Azure DNS

Module 5: Intersite Connectivity

In this module, you’ll learn about intersite connectivity features including VNet Peering, VNet-to-VNet connections, Site-to-Site Connections, and ExpressRoute.

  • VNet Peering
  • VNet-to-VNet Connections
  • ExpressRoute Connections

Lab: VNet Peering and Service Chaining

Module 6: Monitoring

In this module, you’ll learn about monitoring your Azure infrastructure including Azure Monitor, alerting, log analytics, and Network Watcher.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Alerts
  • Log Analytics
  • Network Watcher

Lab: Network Watcher

Module 7: Data Protection

In this module, you’ll learn about data replication strategies, backing up files and folders, and virtual machine backups.

  • Data Replication
  • File and Folder Backups
  • Virtual Machine Backups

Lab: Azure Site Recovery Between Regions

Module 8: Network Traffic Management

In this module, you’ll learn about network traffic strategies including service endpoints, network routing, Azure Load Balancer, and Azure Traffic Manager.

  • Network Routing
  • Azure Load Balancer
  • Azure Traffic Manager

Lab: Load Balancer and Traffic Manager

Module 9: Azure Active Directory

In this module, you’ll learn about Azure Active Directory (AD) including Azure AD Connect and Azure AD Join.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Azure AD Connect
  • Azure AD Join

Lab: Implement Directory Synchronization

Module 10: Securing Identities

In this module, you’ll learn how to secure identities including Multi-Factor Authentication, Azure AD Identity Protection, and Self-Service Password Reset.

  • Multi-Factor Authentication
  • Azure AD Identity Protection
  • Self-Service Password Reset

Lab: Azure AD Identity Protection

Lab: Self-Service Password Reset

Module 11: Governance and Compliance

In this module, you’ll learn about managing your subscriptions and accounts including role-based access control, users and groups, and Azure policy.

  • Subscriptions and Accounts
  • Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Users and Groups
  • Azure Policy

Lab: Role-Based Access Control

Lab: Governance and Compliance

Module 12: Data Services

In this module, you’ll learn how to effectively share data using Import and Export service, Data Box, Content Delivery Network, and File Sync.

  • Content Delivery Network
  • File Sync
  • Import and Export Service
  • Data Box

Lab: File Sync

Certificate Obtained and Conferred by

1.  Certificate of Achievement from Microsoft

Certificate of Achievement from Microsoft will be issued to participants who have met at least 75% attendance and passed the prescribed assessment(s).

2.  Statement of Attainment from SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)

Upon meeting at least 75% attendance and passing the assessment(s), Statement of Attainment (SOAs) will be issued by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) to certify that the participant has achieved the following Competency Standard(s):

  • Infrastructure Deployment (ICT-DIT-3008-1.1)

NTUC LearningHub reserves the right not to disclose any information on the assessment process.

3.  External Certification Exam

Upon passing Exam AZ-103, participant will receive Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate certification from Microsoft.

Additional Details

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

Medium of instruction: English

Trainer: Trainee Ratio is 1:16

Funding Information

NTUC UTAP

NTUC Members can enjoy up to 50% funding (capped at $250 per year) with Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP).

Price

  Individual Sponsored Company Sponsored
      Non-SME   SME  
  w/o GST w GST w/o GST w GST w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee $2,950.00 $3,156.50 $2,950.00 $3,156.50 $2,950.00 $3,156.50
Promo Course Fee (valid until 31 Dec 2021 by class start date) $2,242.06 $2,399.00 $2,242.06 $2,399.00 $2,242.06 $2,399.00
Singapore Citizens & PRs aged 21 years and above $1,642.06 $1,799.00 $1,642.06 $1,799.00 $242.06 $399.00
Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above (Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy) $242.06 $399.00 $242.06 $399.00 $242.06 $399.00

Remarks:

Individual Sponsored

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after funding
  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their PSEA funds to offset course fee payable after funding
  • NTUC Members can enjoy up to 50% funding (capped at $250 per year) under Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

Company Sponsored

  • Absentee Payroll claimable by SMEs: Up to 80% of hourly basic salary capped at $7.50/hr
  • Absentee Payroll claimable by Non-SMEs: Up to 80% of hourly basic salary capped at $4.50/hr

Terms and conditions apply. NTUC LearningHub reserve the right to make changes or improvements to any of the products described in this document without prior notice.

Prices are subject to other LHUB miscellaneous fees

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