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Microsoft - Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert | Exam AZ-303 & Exam AZ-304



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Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert - Official Training for Certification

On this accelerated Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert course, you'll get the skills you need as an Azure Solutions Architect to implement, monitor and maintain Azure solutions - from implementation of virtual machines to designing API integration strategies. You'll also gain expert understanding of service capabilities within the Microsoft Azure cloud.

In just 6 days, you'll also learn how to:

  • Deploy and configure infrastructure
  • Implement workloads and security
  • Create and deploy apps
  • Implement authentication and secure data
  • Develop for the cloud and for Azure storage
  • Determine workload requirements
  • Design for identity and security
  • Design a data platform solution
  • Design a business continuity strategy
  • Design for deployment, migration, and integration
  • Design an infrastructure strategy

You'll be immersed in the curriculum and have 24/7 lab access with Firebrand's unique Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, helping you to build and retain information faster.

You'll get access to Microsoft Official Courseware (MOCs) and learn from certified Microsoft trainers MCTs) as Firebrand are a Microsoft Gold Partner for Learning

You'll also be prepared for Exam AZ-303:Microsoft Azure Architect Technologiesand Exam AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design. You'll sit these exams during the course, covered by your Certification Guarantee.


If you're an Azure Administrator who manages cloud services that span across a variety of cloud capabilities, this course is ideal for you.

Certification path

You also have the option of taking the exams separately. Once you've completed both you'll automatically achieve the Microsoft Certified: Solutions Architect Expert certification:

Residential and online Microsoft’s Azure Solutions Architect Expert training

Firebrand offers both a classroom-based and Microsoft Azure solutions architect expert online course, including everything you need to get certified in record time:

  • Official courseware, labs and practice exams
  • AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies and AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exams
  • Accommodation, meals and snacks (for residential courses)

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified in just 6 days. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. Pass first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 111821 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business


Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a certification guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation and exams on your return). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.



  • Module 1: Implement Azure Active Directory
  • Module 2: Implement and Manage Hybrid Identities
  • Module 3: Implement Virtual Networking
  • Module 4: Implement VMs for Windows and Linux
  • Module 5: Implement Load Balancing and Network Security
  • Module 6: Implement Storage Accounts
  • Module 7: Implement NoSQL Databases
  • Module 8: Implement Azure SQL Databases
  • Module 9: Automate Deployment and Configuration of Resources
  • Module 10: Implement and Manage Azure Governance
  • Module 11: Manage Security for Applications
  • Module 12: Manage Workloads in Azure
  • Module 13: Implement Container-Based Applications
  • Module 14: Implement an Application Infrastructure
  • Module 15: Implement Cloud Infrastructure Monitoring


  • Module 1: Design a Compute Solution
  • Module 2: Design a Network Solution
  • Module 3: Design for Migration
  • Module 4: Design Authentication and Authorization
  • Module 5: Design Governance
  • Module 6: Design a Solution for Databases
  • Module 7: Select an Appropriate Storage Account
  • Module 8: Design Data Integration
  • Module 9: Design a Solution for Logging and Monitoring
  • Module 10: Design a Solution for Backup and Recovery
  • Module 11: Design for High Availability
  • Module 12: Design for Cost Optimization
  • Module 13: Design an Application Architecture
  • Module 14: Design Security for Applications

Exam Track

As part of your accelerated course, you'll sit the following exams at the Firebrand Training centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

Exam AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies

  • Code: AZ-303
  • Languages: English
  • Domains:
    1. Implement and Monitor an Azure Infrastructure (50-55%)
    2. Implement Management and Security Solutions (25-30%)
    3. Implement Solutions for Apps (10-15%)
    4. Implement and Manage Data Platforms (10-15%)

Exam AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design

  • Code: AZ-304
  • Languages: English
  • Domains:
    1. Design Monitoring (10-15%)
    2. Design Identity and Security (25-30%)
    3. Design Data Storage (15-20%)
    4. Design Business Continuity (10-15%)
    5. Design Infrastructure (25-30%)

EXAM AZ-303 AND EXAM AZ-304 WILL RETIRE ON MARCH 31, 2022. A new exam, Exam AZ-305, is available in beta.

To earn the Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification, complete the following requirements:

  • Earn the Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate certification (AZ-104) and pass Exam AZ-305, orPass Exam AZ-303 and Exam AZ-304 (before they retire on March 31, 2022),


  • Pass Exam AZ-303 (before it retires on March 31, 2022) and Exam AZ-305

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)


Before attending this accelerated course, you should have experience in:

  • Operating systems
  • Virtualisation
  • Cloud infrastructure
  • Storage structures
  • Networking

You should also have an understanding of:

  • On-premises virtualisation technologies, like: VMs, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks
  • Network configuration, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies
  • Active Directory concepts, like domains, forests, domain controllers, replication, Kerberos protocol, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
  • Resilience and disaster recovery, like backup and restore operations

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.


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"Very good coach with a lot of experience and passion for his job. The Microsoft Solutions Architect Expert course provides both theoretical and practical knowledge. The intensity is very high as a lot of knowledge is covered in 6 days."
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