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. The Azure Administrator implements, manages, and monitors identity, governance, storage, compute, and virtual networks in a cloud environment. The Azure Administrator will provision, size, monitor, and adjust resources as appropriate.

Course Overview

NTUC LearningHub Course Code: NICF039

Microsoft Course Code: AZ-104

TPGateway Course Code: TGS-2019503188 (VLC)

  

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

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

  • Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Successful Azure Administrators start this role with experience in virtualization, networking, identity, and storage.

    • Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including: VMs, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks.
    • Understanding of network configurations, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies.
    • Understanding of Active Directory concepts, including users, groups, and role-based access control.
    • Understanding of resilience and disaster recovery, including backup and restore operations.

  • Hardware & Software

This course will be conducted as a Virtual Live Class (VLC) via Zoom platform.  Participants must 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

  • Zoom

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

  • Certificate of Completion from Microsoft

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

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

  • External Certification Exam

Upon passing Exam AZ-104, participant will receive Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate certification from Microsoft

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 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 Official Curriculum

Labs: Microsoft Virtual Labs

Price

Course Fee: $2,950.00 before GST / $3,156.50 with GST

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)

$2,950.00

$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

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

$1,642.06

$1,799.00

$1,642.06

$1,799.00

$242.06

$399.00

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

$242.06

$399.00

$242.06

$399.00

$242.06

$399.00

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)

$2,950.00

$3,156.50

$2,950.00

$3,156.50

$2,950.00

$3,156.50

For Singapore Citizens and PRs
(after 50% funding)

$1,475.00

$1,681.50

$1,475.00

$1,681.50

*$885.00

*$1,091.50

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

$885.00

$1,091.50

$885.00

$1,091.50

$885.00

$1,091.50

*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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