Azure Architecture

After completing the Azure Architecture path you'll have the core hands-on knowledge and skills needed to be an Azure architect. You'll start by learning the basics of how Azure works, what its foundational services are and how they fit together. These first levels of applied learning around Azure compute, networking, databases and governance culminate in you sitting your first Azure certification exam(s). You'll move onto advanced specialised knowledge in Architecture best practices, security and DevOps to expand your skill set and prepare you for expert-level Azure certification exams.

Not sure where to start? We’ll guide you through the exact skills you need to gain to progress from novice to guru across a variety of cloud specialties.

These paths are flexible, so you can hop in where you’re comfortable and start at the appropriate level, whether you’re a total novice or looking to take your skills to the next level. And as with all ACG learning, there’s a major focus on gaining practical experience through Hands-on Labs.

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23 Hands-on Labs
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Azure Developer Associate
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate

Learn by Doing

Our learn-by-doing method gets you hands-on with the cloud, so you can build practical experience that sticks.
85% of our learners say they retain more when they learn by doing.


Cloud Playground

Learn by doing with live Cloud Playground AWS, Azure and GCP sandboxes. Cloud along with courses, test ideas, and prep for exams.


Practice Exams

Pass on the first try. Prep for certifications with practice exams that mimic the real thing. And get personalized pointers on how to improve.


Hands-on Labs

Learn new skills faster and get your hands cloudy with thousands of real, guided labs on all things cloud from novice to guru.

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