Get Into Digital Careers – Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals

Explore a career pathway in the digital industry and build in-demand digital skills with free learning and support.

Course Dates

3 August - 5 October



Course Format

In Person

Course Capacity




Your gateway to Azure - Microsoft's Cloud platform

Curious about the cloud? Turn your interest into a future career pathway with The Prince’s Trust and leading technology employer, Microsoft.

This free course gives you access to:

  • a recognised qualification in Azure Fundamentals

  • Cloud-based training from industry experts

  • Prince’s Trust workshops to help you prepare for the world of work.

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at anyone:

  • aged between 16 and 30

  • who isn't currently in employment or education

  • interested in exploring a career in the digital industry

  • looking to gain industry relevant experience

  • able to commit to one in-person learning day in Belfast per week for 10 weeks

  • able to commit to additional, self-guided learning in between learning days

  • self-motivated and ready to engage in group and independent learning

  • with access to reliable internet access and a computer or mobile device.

What’s involved?

This 10-week course involves a blend of Prince’s Trust support and Microsoft training.

This includes:

  • Information session

  • Prince’s Trust group workshops

  • Azure Fundamentals training delivered in Microsoft’s new Belfast office.

What is an Information session?

Kick off your journey with the Prince’s Trust team. In this session, you will:

  • meet your cohort and learn about the course

  • find out more about the Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification

  • start thinking about what this course could help you to achieve.

Group workshops

Attend our group workshops as we explore practical skills to boost your job search and help you to prepare for work in the digital industry.


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Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals

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Explore and master the basics of Microsoft Azure with training from qualified Cloud-specialists who work with Azure every day.

Deep-dive into:

  • key Cloud concepts

  • how Azure works (its architecture and services)

  • how to use Azure for cloud-based data management and governance

  • to build the skills and technical know-how to kickstart your career in the Cloud.

To complete the certification, you will need to:

1. Complete specific learning paths each week

Prove your cloud computing knowledge, with a focus on:

  • cloud models

  • services, such as public, private and hybrid cloud

  • infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

  • platform as a service (PaaS)

  • and software as a service (SaaS).

2. Show your expertise on how Azure work

Demonstrate how Azure supports:

  • security

  • privacy compliance

  • and trust.

3. Complete the Microsoft Certified: AZ-900 exam

During the course, you will also get access to:

  • Microsoft AZ-900 online learning resources to work through at your own pace

  • One-to-one support from the Prince’s Trust team.

Interested in this course?

Book an Information session with your local Prince's Trust team. We'll talk you through the opportunities available to you through this course and how to get involved.

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Why learn with The Prince's Trust?

We believe every young person should have the chance to succeed. It’s our mission to help you develop the confidence and skills you need to live, learn, and earn.​

Free online learning

Meet other young people and learn together in online workshops.

Real opportunities

Explore exciting routes to employment and self-employment.

Personal support

Access the one-to-one help and guidance you need to succeed.

Not sure this course is right for you?

No problem, we're still here for you. Find more courses and additional support available to you through The Prince's Trust.