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Azure Cloud Architect
Professionals of the Azure cloud platform are often sought after for their advanced, competitive cloud computing skills. This course aims to explore the fundamentals of Azure and how to leverage their services for greater business results. Students will build in-demand employable experience required to navigate an Azure environment and design cloud solutions of their own. 
 

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Gain the skills required to get certified under Microsoft Azure
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Train in up-to-date practices from certified Microsoft Azure experts

Course Summary

Duration
3-4 months
Access For
12 months
Structure
3 courses
Pricing
$1,930 incl. GST
Flexible
12 month payment plans
The Azure Cloud Architect Bootcamp Program delivered by Simplilearn equips students with the latest cloud computing tools, technologies, solutions, and practices within an Azure environment.

Through a 3-course learning pathway, the program offers intensive training in the core concepts, services, and design practices of the Azure cloud platform. Students will explore areas of security, compliance, support, networking, and data and storage solutions - equipping them with the skills to obtain Microsoft Azure certification. Additionally, you have the option of pursuing a Microsoft Certified Azure Developer Associate elective course to further advance your knowledge of the field. Lessons are delivered through a blend of online learning and live virtual classes.

What you will learn 

By the end of this Azure Cloud Architect Bootcamp Program, you will accomplish the following:
  • The core principles of cloud computing and how they apply to Microsoft Azure
  • A comprehensive understanding of Azure services and solutions
  • The skills to design solutions through the Microsoft Azure infrastructure

Course Structure

The Azure Cloud Architect Bootcamp Program will explore all you need to know about designing and deploying solutions within an Azure cloud environment. You'll train in the fundamentals of cloud computing and familiarise yourself with the services of Microsoft Azure - including their security systems, user support, data storage, virtual networking, and API integration.

By the end of the course, students will have both the technical and practical expertise to leverage Azure solutions for business. You'll also have built the skills to successfully pursue Microsoft Azure certification, verifying your newfound knowledge for the job market.
  • Course 1)  Microsoft Azure Fundamentals 

    Students will familiarise themselves with the core principles of cloud computing and how they apply to a Microsoft Azure environment. You'll learn to navigate Azure's main services, along with their security, compliance, privacy, support, trust, and pricing system.  

    Section 1: Cloud Concepts
    Lesson 01: Introduction
    Lesson 02: What is Cloud Computing 
    Lesson 03: What is CC
    Lesson 04: Benefits of Cloud Computing 
    Lesson 05: Key Concepts and Terminology 
    Lesson 06: Economies of Scale
    Lesson 07: Capex vs Opex
    Lesson 08: Public Cloud 
    Lesson 09: Characteristics of Public Cloud 
    Lesson 10: Private Cloud
    Lesson 11: Characteristics of Private Cloud 
    Lesson 12: Hybrid Cloud 
    Lesson 13: Characteristics of Hybrid Cloud 
    Lesson 14: Review and What's Next
    Lesson 15: IAAS
    Lesson 16: Use Cases of IAAS
    Lesson 17: What is PAAS
    Lesson 18: Common Scenarios PAAS
    Lesson 19: What is SAAS
    Lesson 20: Share Responsibility Model 

    Section 2: Core Azure Services
    Lesson 01: Introduction
    Lesson 02: Azure Regions
    Lesson 03: Special Azure Regions 
    Lesson 04: Region Pairs
    Lesson 05: Feature Availability Region Wise
    Lesson 06: Availability Zones
    Lesson 07: Availability Sets
    Lesson 08: What are Resource Groups 
    Lesson 09: Azure Resource Manager
    Lesson 10: Azure Core Services and Products 
    Lesson 11: What is Azure Compute 
    Lesson 12: Azure Virtual Machines - Audiocast Only
    Lesson 13: Virtual Machines I - Lab
    Lesson 14: Virtual Machines II - Lab 
    Lesson 15: Virtual Machines III - Lab
    Lesson 16: Virtual Machines IV - Lab 
    Lesson 17: Virtual Machines V - Lab
    Lesson 18: Virtual Machines VI - Lab 
    Lesson 19: What are Containers 
    Lesson 20: Containers (LAB Activity) 
    Lesson 21: What are Virtual Networks 
    Lesson 22: Virtual Networks Lab
    Lesson 23: Azure Load Balancer 
    Lesson 24: VPN Gateway
    Lesson 25: Azure Application Gateway - I 
    Lesson 26: Azure Content Delivery Networks (CDN's) 
    Lesson 27: Azure Storage Services 
    Lesson 28: Structured Data 
    Lesson 29: Semi Structured Data 
    Lesson 30: Unstructured Data 
    Lesson 31: Azure Database Services 
    Lesson 32: Azure SQL - Lab Demo
    Lesson 33: Azure Marketplace
    Lesson 34: What is the Internet of Things (IoT) - Intro 
    Lesson 35: IoT Hub 
    Lesson 36: IoT Hub Demo 
    Lesson 37: Azure Big Data and Analytics 
    Lesson 38: Azure SQL Big Data Warehouse 
    Lesson 39: Azure HDInsights 
    Lesson 40: Azure Data Lake Analytics
    Lesson 41: Machine Learning
    Lesson 42: What is Serverless Computing 
    Lesson 43: The concept of DevOps 
    Lesson 44: Azure Management Tools 
    Lesson 45: Creating Resources with Powershell - Lab Activity 
    Lesson 46: Creating Resources with Azure CLI - Lab Activity 
    Lesson 47: Provision Resources Using Cloud Shell - Lab Activity 
    Lesson 48: Azure Advisor 
    Lesson 49: What Did We Learn?  

    Section 3: Security, Privacy, Compliance and Trust
    Lesson 01: What to expect in Module 
    Lesson 02: Azure Firewalls 
    Lesson 03: Azure Firewall - Lab Activity 
    Lesson 04; Azure Firewall - Lab Activity 
    Lesson 05: Azure DDOS 
    Lesson 06: Network Security Groups 
    Lesson 07: Application Security Groups 
    Lesson 08: Which Network Security Solution to choose from 
    Lesson 09: Authentication and Authorization 
    Lesson 10: Azure Active Directory 
    Lesson 11: Multi Factor Authentication 
    Lesson 12: Azure Security Center 
    Lesson 13: Azure Security Center - Lab Activity 
    Lesson 14: Azure Key Vault 
    Lesson 15: Azure Information Protection 
    Lesson 16: Azure Advanced Threat Protection 
    Lesson 17: What is Azure Policy 
    Lesson 18: Azure Policy - Lab Activity 
    Lesson 19: Azure Role Based Access Control (RBAC) 
    Lesson 20: Azure Role Based Access Control (RBAC) - Lab Activity 
    Lesson 21: Azure Locks 
    Lesson 22: Azure Locks - Lab Activity 
    Lesson 23: Azure Blueprints 
    Lesson 24: Subscription Governance 
    Lesson 25: Azure Tags 
    Lesson 26: Azure Monitoring 
    Lesson 27: Azure Monitoring Lab Activity 
    Lesson 28: Azure Service Health 
    Lesson 29: Monitoring Applications and Services 
    Lesson 30: Compliance Terms and Requirements 
    Lesson 31: Microsoft Privacy Statement 
    Lesson 32: Microsoft Trust Center 
    Lesson 33: Service Trust Portal 
    Lesson 34: Azure Government Services 
    Lesson 35: Azure Germany Services 
    Lesson 36: Azure China

    Section 4: Azure Pricing and Support
    Lesson 01: Module 4 Introduction - What to expect in this module 
    Lesson 02: Azure Subscriptions 
    Lesson 03: What are Management Groups 
    Lesson 04: Purchase Azure Product & Services Available Options 
    Lesson 05: Usage Metrics 
    Lesson 06: Factors Affecting Costs 
    Lesson 07: The concept of Zones for Billing 
    Lesson 08: Azure Pricing Calculator 
    Lesson 09: Azure Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) 
    Lesson 10: Ways to Minimize Costs in Azure 
    Lesson 11: Azure Cost Management 
    Lesson 12: Azure Support Plans 
    Lesson 13: Alternative Support Options 
    Lesson 14: Service Level Agreements ( SLA's ) 
    Lesson 15: Composite SLA's 
    Lesson 16: Improving Application SLA's 
    Lesson 17: Public and Features 
    Lesson 18: Providing Feedback 
    Lesson 19: General Availability 
    Lesson 20: Azure Updates , Announcements and Roadmaps 
    Lesson 21: Conclusion

    Course delivery format: online learning only 

  • Course 2) Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate AZ-104

    The second course of this learning path explores the specific resources and processes of the Azure platform. This includes lessons in Azure subscriptions; managing Azure identities; implementing and managing storage; creating virtual machines in an Azure environment; configuring networking systems; implementing data solutions; managing network traffic, and more. 

    Section 01: Self Paced Curriculum
    Lesson 01: Course Introduction
    Lesson 02: Manage Azure Identities and Governance 
    Lesson 03: Implement and Manage Storage 
    Lesson 04: Deploy and Manage Azure Compute Resources 
    Lesson 05: Spotlight 
    Lesson 06: Configure and Manage Virtual Networking 
    Lesson 07: Monitor and Backup Azure Resources 
    Lesson 08: Spotlight 

    Section 02: Course Introduction
    Lesson 01: Introduction

    Section 03: Manage Azure Identities and Governance
    Lesson 01: Manage Subscriptions and Governance
    Lesson 02: Manage Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
    Lesson 03: Administer Identity

    Section 04: Implement and Manage Storage
    Lesson 01: Creating and Configuring Storage Accounts
    Lesson 02: Configure Azure Files
    Lesson 03: Configure Storage with Tools

    Section 05: Deploy and Manage Azure Compute Resources
    Lesson 01: Administer Virtual Machine
    Lesson 02: Create and Configure an App Service
    Lesson 03: Create and Configure Azure Containers and Desired State Configuration

    Section 06: Configure and Manage Virtual Networking
    Lesson 01: Administer Virtual Networking
    Lesson 02: Administer Intersite Connectivity
    Lesson 03: Administer Network Traffic

    Section 07: Monitor and Backup Azure Resources
    Lesson 01: Administer Data Protection
    Lesson 02: Administer Monitoring

    Course delivery format: online learning + live virtual classes. 

  • Course 3) Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions AZ:305

    The third and final course arms you with the practical skills to design your own Microsoft Azure cloud solution. You'll learn to design solutions for networks, for cost optimisation, for relational and non-relational data, and plenty other business requirements. The course also delves into areas of data migration, API integration, creating continuity, and designing authorisation and authentication. Students will have solidified their training as a Microsoft Azure Cloud Architect, preparing them for the AZ-305 exam. 

    Section 01: Self Paced Learning Curriculum
    Lesson 01: Course Introduction 
    Lesson 02: Design a Governance Solution 
    Lesson 03: Design Authentication Solutions 
    Lesson 04: Design Authorisation 
    Lesson 05: Spotlight 
    Lesson 06: Design a Solution for Logging and Monitoring 
    Lesson 07: Design for High Availability 
    Lesson 08: Design a Solution for Backup and Recovery 
    Lesson 09: Design a Solution for Non-Relational Data 
    Lesson 10: Spotlight 
    Lesson 11: Design a Solution for Relational Data 
    Lesson 12: Design Data Integration 
    Lesson 13: Design a Compute Solution 
    Lesson 14: Design an Application Architecture 
    Lesson 15: Spotlight 
    Lesson 16: Design a Network Solution 
    Lesson 17: Design Migrations 
    Lesson 18: Design for Cost Optimisation 
    Lesson 19: Spotlight 

    Section 02: Live Class Curriculum
    Lesson 01: Course Introduction
    Lesson 02: Design a Governance Solution
    Lesson 03: Design Authentication Solutions
    Lesson 04: Design Authorisation
    Lesson 05: Design a Solution for Logging and Monitoring
    Lesson 06: Design for High Availability
    Lesson 07: Design a Solution for Backup and Recovery
    Lesson 08: Design a Solution for Non-Relational Data
    Lesson 09: Design a Solution for Relational Data
    Lesson 10: Design Data Integration
    Lesson 11: Design a Compute Solution
    Lesson 12: Design an Application Architecture
    Lesson 13: Design a Network Solution
    Lesson 14: Design Migrations
    Lesson 15: Design for Cost Optimisation  

    Course delivery format: online learning + live virtual classes. 

Completion Certificate

You will gain individual certificates after completing each course

Optional electives

As part of the Azure Cloud Architect Bootcamp Program, students will have the option of pursuing an optional elective that further explores the functional aspects of Azure Cloud. This elective is not mandatory to complete, though it may complement your training as it explores the technical and developmental tasks involved in computing Azure solutions. 
  • Optional Elective 1: Microsoft Certified Azure Developer Associate: AZ:204

Tools covered

Who is this course for?

Individuals looking to undertake this Azure Cloud Architect Bootcamp Program must:
  • hold a high school qualification or an undergraduate degree
  • have a basic understanding of Azure development, administration or DevOps, althought not necessary 
This course is designed to welcome newcomers in the cloud industry. Fresh graduates or those with under two years of technical experience can build the starting expertise required to launch a career in cloud computing.

Individuals best suited to this course could include:
  • Cloud Solutions Architects
  • Cloud Developers
  • Data Scientists
  • AI Engineers
  • IT Programmers

Payment Options

Option 1 - Pay upfront and save today

$1,930 incl GST - Save $209 when you pay upfront
RRP $2139
When you pay upfront with any Upskilled delivered by Simplilearn courses you gain the confidence and security of being able to start learning straight away - save $209 when you pay upfront.

Option 2 - Upskilled Payment Plans

For Upskilled courses delivered by Simplilearn - we can arrange for you an interest-free, flexible and easy to manage monthly payment plan.
With our convenient and affordable payment plans, you can split the RRP course price over 12 months and pay equal monthly payments as low as $160.40 per month.

Career outcomes

Azure Cloud Architect
Azure Cloud Architects are experts in designing cloud solutions for Microsoft Azure, including those related to security, networking, storage, and monitoring.
Salary
$177k AUD
Information Technology
Cloud Developer
Cloud Developers are responsible for designing, developing, and deploying cloud applications and software.
Salary
$140k AUD
Information Technology
Azure Data Scientist
Through their skills in data science and machine learning, Azure Data Scientists develop, optimise, and deploy machine learning workloads in an Azure environment.
Salary
$130k AUD
Information Technology

Azure Cloud Architect course advisor

Azure-Certified Course Trainers
Our trainers are industry experts with multiple years of industry working and teaching experience. We have a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us.

Show off your achievements

Earn your Azure Cloud Architect Bootcamp Certification

Digital certificates are the new way for Upskilled and Simplilearn graduates to offer proof of their hard earned knowledge or skill set. 

You will receive individual certificates after each short course. Additionally, upon completion of the entire bootcamp, you'll be given a voucher to pursue certification under Microsoft Azure - verifying your expertise as an Azure Cloud Architect.

Differentiate Yourself 

Set yourself apart from the competition by building skills required to become a certified Azure Cloud Architect. 
This is your ticket to get your foot through the door and proof that you have applied specialist Azure Cloud knowledge and skills to real-world projects making you job ready as a full-fledged expert.

Share your achievement

You worked for it, you earned it!  Share your achievement loud and proud! Talk about your Azure Cloud Architect Bootcamp Certification on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook. Add it to your CV to stand out and showcase to your employers. 

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FAQs to help you

  • What is the difference between an Online Bootcamp Program and a Short Course?
    An Online Bootcamp Program is an intensive and accelerated learning program made up of a collection of self-paced eLearning components and live online classes that students are required to attend.
    The Online Bootcamp program curriculum contain a combination of specifically chosen courses and career-critical skills that are aligned to a job role.

    A Short Course on the other hand are shorter courses that is designed to target developing a specific skill set or topic. They generally are much quicker to complete than Bootcamp Programs.
  • What is Azure?
    Microsoft Azure (Azure) is a global leading platform in cloud computing, comprised of over 200 products and services for productive, efficient, and innovative cloud development. Professionals have the flexibility of working with an open-source environment, allowing them to build and deploy on their own terms. Through multi-layered security and proactive compliance trusted by businesses, enterprises, and governments - users are also assured high-grade data protection.

    Catering to businesses in all industries, the skills to leverage the Azure platform are thus highly valued among today's employers. Acquiring certification in this field not only boosts your cloud computing expertise, but demonstrates a competitive skill set with the most consistent hybrid cloud provider. It's a qualification that's bound to expand your opportunities as a cloud professional; and with continuous innovation from Microsoft, you'll gain the support required to bolster your solutions for the future.
  • What is the difference between Azure and AWS?
    Microsoft Azure and AWS (Amazon Web Services) are both considered global leaders in cloud computing. However, the two platforms are best suited to different business requirements. Companies more interested in PaaS products, for example, are more likely to adopt Azure; while those seeking IaaS services may pursue AWS. Azure also has a virtual network cloud while AWS works on a Virtual Private Cloud; and the former is often touted as having overall better support for hybrid cloud services.
  • What is the basic qualification to enrol in this Azure Cloud Architect Bootcamp Program?
    This Azure Cloud Architect Bootcamp Program is designed for starting professionals in the tech industry. This includes fresh graduates looking to launch their career in cloud computing, or current workers with under two years of technical experience. Whether you're just stepping foot in the IT industry or looking to make your shift to the cloud, this course can help you get started.

    Those interested must at least hold a high school diploma or an undergraduate degree to enrol in this program.
  • Is there an exam required to complete the Azure Cloud Architect Bootcamp Program?
    This course is simply designed to prepare students for Microsoft Azure certification. At the end of their training, you'll be granted a complimentary exam voucher to be availed in the program course of your choice (Microsoft Fundamentals, Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate AZ-104, or Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions AZ:305).

    If you fail to pass your first exam attempt, you can take it again with a limit of only five times per year. Those who exhaust the five attempts are only able to retake the exam after 12 months from the date of their fifth attempt.
  • What are the benefits of studying an Online Bootcamp Program?
    Though traditional study methods have often taken place in a classroom setting, our online bootcamp programs offer you the flexibility of training at a time, place, and pace of your choosing.

    This Azure Cloud Architect Bootcamp Program comprises both independent online learning materials and live online classes for a comprehensive study experience - while offering the freedom of training from the comfort of your own home. As a course suited to existing professionals, this is especially helpful in balancing one's current work commitments with their professional development.

    Lead by veterans of the Microsoft Azure field, students will equip themselves with all the technical tools, knowledge, and skills required to pursue entry-level cloud computing opportunities in the job market. They'll also arm themselves with the expertise to pass Microsoft Azure certifications, further verifying their newfound skills among potential employers.
  • Why should I study an Azure Cloud Architect Bootcamp Program?
    Being one of the most popular cloud computing providers worldwide, training under Microsoft Azure is invaluable for any aspiring cloud computing professional. The intensive training offered by our Azure Cloud Architect Bootcamp Program takes you through the ins and outs of three popular Azure certifications, helping broaden your opportunities in the cloud computing industry. You'll arm yourself with the technical knowledge and practice to create, deploy, and maintain effective solutions on the cloud - helping boost business processes and results.

    Azure Cloud Architects currently earn an average of $177k AUD per year. With cloud computing professionals in currently high demand, graduates are bound to find generous high-paying opportunities in the field.
  • Will I earn a certificate?
    This Azure Cloud Architect Bootcamp Program is simply designed to prepare one's skills for Microsoft Azure certification. Upon completion of the course, students will be granted an exam voucher applicable to the program course of their choice: Microsoft Fundamentals, Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate AZ-104, or Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions AZ:305.
  • What are the benefits of Microsoft Azure Certification?
    Microsoft Azure Certification offers plenty of benefits for aspiring cloud professionals. The platform currently holds the lion share of the market, with a stronger user base than AWS growing daily by the thousands. Over 57% of Fortune 500 companies are also reportedly using Azure, and the company now enjoys a yearly revenue rate of $6.3 billion USD. As such, qualifications under this platform positions you as a competitive cloud computing expert, and are bound to help you stand out among potential employers.

    Training in the Azure platform is also made easier through most users' familiarity with the Windows OS (another reason why it's highly adopted by major companies). The company is also growing exponentially by the year with a 154% YOY growth rate, currently faster than any other service provider.
  • How do I enrol in the Azure Cloud Architect Bootcamp Program?
    To enrol in this Azure Cloud Architect Bootcamp Program, you'll need to first submit an enquiry form via our website. You'll need to provide the following details:
    • Your Name
    • Best Phone Number
    • Email Address
    Once you've submitted your online form, one of our education consultants will be in touch within 48 hours.

    During the consultation, you'll be able to ask questions regarding payment options, learning content and what career outcomes you can pursue if you complete your studies.
  • What jobs roles can I work as upon completing the Bootcamp Program?
    There are various career role outcomes upon the completion of this Bootcamp Program.
    Some examples of career roles include: Azure Cloud Architect, Cloud Developer, Azure Data Scientist, Cloud Engineer, and AI Engineer.
  • What payment options are available?
    Enrol immediately and pay full price upfront at $1,930 or pay in split payments.
    Find out more about other flexible payment plans and get in touch with one of our Education Consultants today
  • How do I become an Azure Cloud Architect?
    Through the flexibility of our Online Bootcamp Program, building your skills under Microsoft Azure has never been easier.

    This Azure Cloud Architect Bootcamp Program delivered by Simplilearn delves into both the fundamentals of cloud computing and the technicalities of navigating an Azure environment. Through theory and hands-on practice, students will learn to design, deploy, and maintain cloud solutions on Azure, along with navigating their services such as security, virtual networking, data and storage, compliance, and more. As one of the world's leading cloud providers, graduates will equip themselves with a highly-valued skills to stand out in the cloud computing industry.

    Additionally, our blend of independent online learning and live online classes offers you the comprehensive training you need, while granting the freedom of studying at a time, place, and pace of your choosing. Those who complete their training will have built the skills required to pass the Microsoft Azure certification of their choice (as structured within the course): Microsoft Fundamentals, Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate AZ-104, or Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions AZ:305. This qualification can help verify your expertise in the field, and can set the stage for a fulfilling career in cloud computing.
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