NICF - DEVELOPING SOLUTIONS FOR MICROSOFT AZURE (SF)

NICF - DEVELOPING SOLUTIONS FOR MICROSOFT AZURE (SF)

Funded
Course Duration
32.0 hr(s)
Mode of Assessment

Students will be required to complete an online assessment during class. 

Who Should Attend

Experienced programmers who want to develop and host solutions in Azure.

Course Overview

NTUC LearningHub Course Code: NICF042

Microsoft Course Code: AZ-200T01, AZ-200T02, AZ-200T03, AZ-200T04

TP Gateway Code : TGS-2018505048 (VLC)

This course is a combination of four Microsoft courses, namely:

  • AZ-200T01: Select the Appropriate Azure Technology Development Solution
  • AZ-200T02: Develop for Azure Storage
  • AZ-200T03: Develop Azure Platform as a Service Solutions
  • AZ-200T04: Implement Security in Azure Development Solutions

This course is designed for developers who already know how to code in at least one of the Azure-supported languages.

This course will cover:

  • Azure architecture, design and connectivity patterns, and choosing the right storage solution for your development needs
  • Developing solutions leveraging Azure Storage options including: Cosmos DB, Azure Storage tables, file storage, Blob, relational databases, and caching and content delivery networks.
  • Solutions for: creating App Service Web Apps; notification and offline sync for mobile apps; Service Fabric; serverless Azure Functions; managing bulk operations through the Batch Service API; Azure Kubernetes Service; and Azure Media Services.
  • How authentication and authorization work in Azure, and how to implement secure data solutions with: encryption; Azure Key Vault; and SSL and TLS communications.

Next available schedule

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Learn common Azure application design and connectivity patterns
  • Measuring and planning throughput, and data access structure
  • Learn about Azure networking topologies
  • Connect to storage in Azure
  • Design and implement policies to Tables
  • Create, read, update, and delete tables by using code
  • Develop for Azure Redis cache and content delivery networks
  • Develop solutions that use blob storage
  • Create an Azure app service web app by using Azure CLI, Powershell, and other tools
  • Create documentation for the API by using open source and other tools
  • Add push notifications and enable offline sync for mobile apps
  • Develop stateful and stateless apps on Service Fabric
  • Create Azure functions including bindings and triggers
  • Define and run scheduled bulk operations
  • Create an Azure Container Service (ACS/AKS) cluster using Azure CLI and Azure Portal
  • Develop media solutions that use AI services
  • Learn about the different authentication options, including multi-factor, available in Azure and how they operate
  • Learn about implementing access control in your solution including claims- and role-based authorization
  • Implement secure data solutions by using encryption, Azure confidential computing, and SSL/TLS communications
  • Manage cryptographic keys in Azure Key Vault

Pre-requisites

Participants should have some experience with Azure and must be able to program in at least one Azure-supported language. These course focus on C#, Node.js, Azure CLI, Azure PowerShell, and JavaScript.

  • Hardware & Software

This course will be conducted as a Virtual Live Class (VLC) via Zoom platform. Participants must own a zoom account and have a laptop or a desktop with “Zoom Client for Meetings” installed. This can be downloaded from https://zoom.us/download

Minimum Specs

Recommended Specs

Processor / CPU

1.6 GHz or faster, 2-core Intel Core i3 or equivalent

1.8 GHz, 2-core Intel Core i3 or equivalent

Memory

4 GB RAM

8 GB RAM

Hard Disk

10 GB available storage space

Display

1280 x 768 screen resolution

Graphics

2GB Graphics Card

Others

  • Internet Connection: Wired or Wireless broadband (min 10 mbps)
  • Speakers and Microphone: built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth
  • Webcam: built-in or USB plug-in

Software

  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
  • Microsoft Word 2016

Course Outline

Module 1: Select an appropriate compute solution

Lessons

  • Take advantage of appropriate design and connectivity patterns

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Learn common Azure application design and connectivity patterns

Module 2: Design for hybrid technologies

Lessons

  • Virtual networking
  • Hybrid networking

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Measuring and planning throughput, and data access structure

Module 3: Select an appropriate storage solution

Lessons

  • Address durability of data
  • Caching
  • Measure and plan throughput and structure of data access

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Learn about Azure networking topologies

Module 4: Develop solutions that use Azure Storage tables

Lessons

  • Connect to Azure Storage
  • Design and Implement Storage tables
  • Query a table by using code

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Connect to storage in Azure
  • Design and implement policies to Tables

Module 5: Develop solutions that use Azure Cosmos DB storage Azure Cosmos DB

Lessons

  • Choose the appropriate API for Cosmos DB storage
  • Manage containers and items in Cosmos DB storage
  • Create, read, update, and delete documents in Azure Cosmos DB by using code

Module 6: Develop solutions that use file storage

Lessons

  • Implement file shares for an Azure storage account
  • Migrating content to and between file shares

Module 7: Develop solutions that use a relational database

Lessons

  • Create, read, update, and delete database tables by using code
  • Implement SQL Dynamic Data Masking

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create, read, update, and delete tables by using code

Module 8: Develop solutions that use Microsoft Azure Blob storage

Lessons

  • Create a Shared Access Signature for a blob
  • Asynchronously move items in Blob storage between containers
  • Set Blob storage container properties in metadata

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Develop solutions that use blob storage

Module 9: Develop for caching and content delivery solutions

Lessons

  • Azure Redis Cache
  • Develop for storage on CDNs

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Develop for Azure Redis cache and content delivery networks

Module 10: Creating App Service Web Apps

Lessons

  • Introduction to Web Apps
  • Using shell commands to create App Service Web Apps
  • Creating background tasks using WebJobs in Azure App Service
  • Using Swagger to document an API

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create an Azure app service web app by using Azure CLI, Powershell, and other tools
  • Create documentation for the API by using open source and other tools

Module 11: Creating mobile apps

Lessons

  • Getting started with mobile apps in App Service
  • Enabling push notifications for your app
  • Enabling offline sync for your app

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Add push notifications and enable offline sync for mobile apps

Module 12 Creating an app service Logic App

Lessons

  • Overview of Azure Logic Apps
  • Creating a Logic App
  • Creating custom connectors for Logic Apps

Module 13: Creating an app or service that runs on Service Fabric

Lessons

  • Understanding Azure Service Fabric
  • Creating a Reliable Service
  • Creating a Reliable Actors app
  • Working with Reliable Collections

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Develop stateful and stateless apps on Service Fabric

Module 14: Creating Azure Functions

Lessons

  • Azure Functions overview
  • Develop Azure Functions using Visual Studio
  • Triggers and bindings

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create Azure functions including bindings and triggers

Module 15: Scheduling bulk operations

Lessons

  • Azure Batch overview
  • Running Batch jobs
  • Using the .NET Batch Management client library

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Define and run scheduled bulk operations

Module 16: Create solutions that use Azure Kubernetes Service

Lessons

  • Creating an Azure Kubernetes Service cluster
  • Azure Container Registry
  • Azure Contaner Instances

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create an Azure Container Service (ACS/AKS) cluster using Azure CLI and Azure Portal

Module 17: Developing apps for Azure Media Services

Lessons

  • Introduction to Azure Media Services
  • Azure Media Services v3 concepts
  • Upload, encode, and stream with .NET
  • Analyze your video with .NET

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Develop media solutions that use AI services

Module 18: Implementing authentication

Lessons

  • Implement authentication in applications
  • Implement multi-factor authentication

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Learn about the different authentication options, including multi-factor, available in Azure and how they operate

Module 19: Implementing access control

Lessons

  • Claims-based authorization
  • Role-based access control (RBAC) authorization

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Learn about implementing access control in your solution including claims- and role-based authorization

Module 20: Implementing secure data solutions

Lessons

  • Encryption options
  • End-to-end encryption
  • Implement Azure confidential computing
  • Manage cryptographic keys in Azure Key Vault

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Implement secure data solutions by using encryption, Azure confidential computing, and SSL/TLS communications

Certificate Obtained and Conferred by

  • Certificate of Completion from NTUC LearningHub

Upon meeting at least 75% attendance and passing the assessment(s), participants will receive Certificate of Completion from NTUC LearningHub

  • 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:

    • TSC Title (TSC Code) : Application Development : ICT-DIT-3002-1.1
  • External Certification Exam

This course will prepare participants to sit for official Microsoft  certification exam

Additional Details

Medium of Instruction: English

Trainer:Trainee Ratio is 1:16

Mode of Delivery: Virtual Live Class (VLC) via Zoom

As this is a government subsidised programme, the entire training programme will be video recorded for audit purposes by the relevant funding agency. To ascertain their presence, Trainees / Participants are required to

  • Turn on web camera to show real-time video, as opposed to using a profile picture / video (jpg/jpeg, gif or png image file) for the entirety of the training and assessment session.
  • Ensure that their faces are fully visible (not just the forehead / eyebrows)
  • Use their full name as per NRIC / Passport as their Screen Name on Zoom

Courseware:

Microsoft

  • Courseware: Participants will receive an email to activate their e-course material via Skillpipe Reader (www.skillpipe.com). Once the e-course material is redeemed, it can be accessed for up to 1 year.
  • Labs: Participants will receive up to 180 days access to online labs via a Microsoft Authorised Lab Hoster.
  • Assessment: Assessment is conducted via LHUB’s Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Price

SSG Cat-B Funded Courses (PME Level)

For Classes commencing until 31st Dec 2021

Individual Sponsored

Company Sponsored

Non-SME

SME

Before GST

With GST

Before GST

With GST

Before GST

With GST

Full Course Fee (For International Students)

$2,400.00

$2,568.00

$2,400.00

$2,568.00

$2,400.00

$2,568.00

For Singapore Citizens and PRs
(after 50% funding capped at $15/hr)

$1,920.00

$2,088.00

$1,920.00

$2,088.00

$800.00

$968.00

For Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above
(after 90% funding capped at $50/hr)

$800.00

$968.00

$800.00

$968.00

$800.00

$968.00

For Classes commencing on or after 1st Jan 2022

 

Individual Sponsored

Company Sponsored

Non-SME

SME

Before GST

With GST

Before GST

With GST

Before GST

With GST

For International Students (Full Course Fee)

$2,400.00

$2,568.00

$2,400.00

$2,568.00

$2,400.00

$2,568.00

For Singapore Citizens and PRs (after 50% funding)

$1,200.00

$1,368.00

$1,200.00

$1,368.00

$720.00

$888.00

For Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above (after 70% funding)

$720.00

$888.00

$720.00

$888.00

$720.00

$888.00

*After 70% ­­­­funding for SME-sponsored Singaporeans and PRs under Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) scheme

Funding Eligibility Criteria:

Individual Sponsored Trainee

Company Sponsored Trainee

  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
  • Trainee must achieve at least 75% attendance
  • Trainee must pass all prescribed tests / assessments, and attain 100% competency
  • NTUC LearningHub reserves the right to claw back the funded amount from trainee if he/she did not meet the eligibility criteria
  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
  • Trainee must achieve at least 75% attendance
  • Trainee must pass all prescribed tests / assessments, and attain 100% competency
  • NTUC LearningHub reserves the right to claw back the funded amount from the employer if trainee did not meet the eligibility criteria

Remarks:

Individual Sponsored Trainee

Company Sponsored Trainee

SkillsFuture Credit:

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after funding

PSEA:

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) funds to offset course fee payable after funding

UTAP:

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

Absentee Payroll (AP) Funding:

  • $4.50 per hour, capped at $100,000 per enterprise per calendar year
  • AP funding will be computed based on the actual number of training hours attended by the trainee
  • Note: Courses / Modules under Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) will not be eligible for AP funding claim.

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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