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SCIoT Short Course: Microsoft Cloud Security

This course provides the fundamentals of Security, Compliance and Identity (SCI) across cloud-based and related Microsoft services.

What will I do?

This course provides the fundamentals of Security, Compliance and Identity (SCI) across cloud-based and related Microsoft services. The following incentives and benefits apply for all students:

  • Globally recognised and industry-endorsed Microsoft Certification
  • Students successfully passing exams will receive £50 Amazon voucher​
  • Students successfully passing 3 exams will receive £100 Amazon voucher
  • Microsoft exam fees paid
  • No tuition and/or support fees

What’s next?

You can progress towards additional Microsoft qualifications to improve your understanding with industry recognised qualifications. This course may lead to careers in the following areas:

  • Security Operations Analyst​
  • IT Administrator​
  • Network Systems Administrator​
  • Computer User Support Specialist​

Is it for me?

You need to have an interest in Microsoft cloud solutions and a desire to implement change within your organisation.

Are there any entry requirements?

You must be aged 19+ and employed.

You need to be employed to access this course. You can discuss further career opportunities with our Digital Coach following successful completion of the respective programme.


We work with Microsoft to deliver these qualifications and cover the following areas:

  • Describe the concepts of security, compliance, and identity
  • Describe the capabilities of Microsoft identity and access management solutions
  • Describe the capabilities of Microsoft security solutions
  • Describe the capabilities of Microsoft compliance solutions


You will be allocated to a specialist Digital Coach to review progress.

You will complete the modular Learning Paths to assess your performance.

You will attempt the Pre-Assessment activity online via MeasureUp (Microsoft’s official practice test website) to ensure you are ready to take the final exam.

All assessments will take place online with the final exam being monitored by a member of staff.


  • A minimum of 5-6 study hours per week will be required to complete the course within 6 weeks.
  • Individual students working in the IT industry may have enhanced subject knowledge and we can arrange for their exam to take place within 2-3 weeks.
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