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SCIoT Short Course: Microsoft Data Fundamentals

Identify and describe core data concepts and how this technology is implemented through cloud data solutions with Microsoft Azure. Topics will include relational, non-relational, big data, and analytics.

What will I do?

Identify and describe core data concepts and how this technology is implemented through cloud data solutions with Microsoft Azure. Topics will include relational, non-relational, big data and analytics. 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 of industry-recognised qualifications. This course may lead to careers in the following areas:

  • Software Developer​
  • Data Engineer​
  • Data Architect​

Is it for me?

You need to have an interest in Microsoft solutions and 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.

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

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

  • Show foundational knowledge of cloud data services
  • Explain concepts of relational and non-relational data
  • Identify components of a modern data warehouse
  • Explore provisioning and deploying relational database services

HOW MUCH WILL I HAVE TO STUDY EACH WEEK?

  • 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.

HOW WILL MY PROGRESS BE MONITORED?

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.

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