Training and certification for Azure
Develop Azure skills you need for your job and career. Explore free learning resources to learn in ways that work best for you, with hands-on learning to build expertise in Azure.
Get started with free online courses
Gain the know-how and confidence your job demands through these free online courses, delivered in partnership with Pluralsight.
Practice what you learned with interactive hands-on labs, either self-paced or in an instructor led virtual class. Apply and validate your learning in a real-world scenario by completing the challenge exercise.
Follow a guided learning path
Follow a guided path to build practical job skills you can start using right away. Learning paths include foundational and practitioner level courses with multiple learning options.
Build expertise and advance your career with Azure certification. Whether you're new to Azure or already a cloud professional, level up your skills and gain opportunities for career advancement.
More certification resources
Microsoft Cloud Essentials
Microsoft Cloud Essentials is a free annual subscription that includes cloud services, education, and support benefits.
Microsoft IT Pro Career Center
The Microsoft IT Pro Career Center helps IT professionals transition to cloud roles with cloud career paths mapped to existing IT roles.
Microsoft Tech Community
Collaborate, share, and learn from IT pros, technical experts, MVPs and Microsoft employees on the Azure Community.
Visual Studio Dev Essentials
Visual Studio Dev Essentials is a free resource that includes educational training, hands-on product experience and support from IT experts.