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

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

Funded
Course Duration
16.0 hr(s)
Mode of Assessment

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

Who Should Attend

This course is suitable for IT personnel who are just beginning to work with Azure. This audience wants to learn about our offerings and get hands-on experience with the product. This course primarily uses the Azure portal to create services and does not require scripting skills. Students in this course will gain confidence to take other role-based courses and certifications, such as Azure Administrator.

This course provides an Azure pass and optional lab environment. This course combines lecture, demonstrations, and hands-on labs. This course will also help prepare someone for the AZ-900 exam.

Course Overview

NTUC LearningHub Course Code: NICF038

Microsoft Course Code: AZ-901T00

TPGateway Course Code:  TGS-2019503196 (VLC)


This two-day course will provide foundational level knowledge on core Azure concepts; core Azure services; core solutions and management tools; general security and network security; governance, privacy, and compliance features; Azure cost management and service level agreements. Note: This course provides an Azure pass and time for students to participate in hands-on labs. If you do not need hands-on experience, consider the IBFIT37 - Microsoft Azure Cloud Fundamentals (1 day) course. The content for both courses align to the AZ-900 exam objective domain.

Next available schedule

Course Objectives

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
    • Have background in IT
    • Have technical knowledge and understand how to deploy websites
    • A basic understanding of virtualization
    • A basic understanding of Active Directory concepts, including domains, users, and domain controllers
    • A basic understanding of database concepts, including tables and simple queries
  • 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: Getting started with Microsoft Azure

This module introduces you to cloud services and the various Azure services. It describes how to use the Azure portal to access and manage Azure services, and to manage Azure subscription and billing.

  • What is cloud computing?
  • What is Azure?
  • Managing Azure
  • Subscription management, support, and billing

Lab: Using the Azure portals

  • Customising the Azure portal interface
  • Viewing billing, usage, and quotas data

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe cloud computing
  • Describe Azure and its various services
  • Manage Azure services from the Azure portal
  • Manage your Azure subscription and billing

Module 2: Microsoft Azure Management Tools

This module explains Azure PowerShell and its use in managing Azure subscriptions. It also describes how to use the Azure SDK and the Azure CLI to manage Azure subscriptions.

  • What is Azure PowerShell?
  • Azure SDK and Azure CLI

Lab: Using Microsoft Azure Management Tools

  • Using the Azure PowerShell modules
  • Using the Azure CLI

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe and use Azure PowerShell to manage your Azure subscription
  • Describe the Visual Studio Tools for Azure and use the Azure CLI to manage your Azure subscription

Module 3: Virtual machines in Microsoft Azure

This module explains how to create and configure virtual machines in Azure and how to manage disks for virtual machines.

  • Creating and configuring Azure VMs
  • Configuring Azure VM storage

Lab: Creating a VM in Azure

  • Creating a VM from the Azure portal by using an Azure Marketplace image
  • Verifying the functionality of the VM
  • Configuring storage of a VM

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Create and configure VMs in Azure
  • Configure VM availability
  • Configure disks for VMs

Module 4: Azure Web Apps

This module explains how to create, configure, and monitor web apps in Azure.

  • Creating and configuring Azure web apps
  • Deploying and monitoring Azure web apps

Lab: Creating and managing Azure web apps

  • Creating and configuring an Azure web app

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Create and configure web apps in Microsoft Azure
  • Deploy and monitor Azure web apps

Module 5: Implementing Azure networking

This module explains how to create and implement Azure networks and how to use their components to enhance the resiliency and availability of virtual machines.

  • Getting started with Azure networking
  • Getting started with Azure Load Balancer

Lab: Creating and configuring virtual networks

  • Creating a virtual network
  • Creating an Azure load balancer

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose and functionality of Azure networking and Azure virtual networks
  • Create Azure virtual networks
  • Describe and implement Azure Load Balancer

Module 6: Introduction Azure Storage and Data Services

This module explains the features and benefits of Azure storage and data services.

  • Understanding Azure Storage options
  • Creating and managing storage
  • Understanding options for relational database deployments
  • Creating and connecting to Azure SQL databases

Lab: Configuring Azure Storage

  • Creating and configuring an Azure Storage account
  • Creating and managing blobs

Lab: Creating a SQL Database in Azure

  • Creating a new Azure SQL database in Azure and configuring SQL Server firewall rules
  • Managing content of an Azure SQL database by using SQL Server Management Studio

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the features and benefits of Microsoft Azure Storage
  • Create and manage Azure Storage
  • Describe options for relational database deployment in Microsoft Azure
  • Create, connect to, and manage the content of Microsoft Azure SQL Database instances

Module 7: Introduction to containers and serverless computing in Azure

This module explains the options for implementing containers and describes the serverless technologies available in Azure.

  • Implementing Windows and Linux containers in Azure
  • Introduction to Azure serverless computing

Lab: Implementing containers on Azure VMs

  • Implementing Docker hosts on Azure VMs
  • Deploying containers to Azure VMs
  • Deploying multicontainer applications with Docker Compose to Azure VMs

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the options for implementing containers in Azure
  • Describe the serverless technologies available in Azure

Module 8: Configuring and managing Azure AD

This module explains how to create users, domains, and directories in Azure AD, integrate applications with Azure AD, and use Multi-Factor Authentication.

  • Overview of Azure AD
  • Manage Azure AD authentication and authorization

Lab: Create and manage Azure Active Directory

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Create and manage Azure AD tenants, domains, and users
  • Manage Azure AD authentication and authorization

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 Support (ICT-OUS-3007-1.1)

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

3.  External Certification Exam

Not applicable.

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: Accessible via web browser.

Price

Course Fee: $1,200.00 before GST / $1,284.00 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)

$1,200.00

$1,284.00

$1,200.00

$1,284.00

$1,200.00

$1,284.00

Promo Course Fee (valid until 31 Dec 2021 by class start date)

$952.34

$1,019.00

$952.34

$1,019.00

$952.34

$1,019.00

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

$712.34

$779.00

$712.34

$779.00

$152.34

$219.00

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

$152.34

$219.00

$152.34

$219.00

$152.34

$219.00

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)

$1,200.00

$1,284.00

$1,200.00

$1,284.00

$1,200.00

$1,284.00

For Singapore Citizens and PRs
(after 50% funding)

$600.00

$684.00

$600.00

*$684.00

*$360.00

*$444.00

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

$360.00

$444.00

$360.00

$444.00

$360.00

$444.00

*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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