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Microsoft - Azure Developer Associate



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9/11/2020 (Monday)


Microsoft Azure Developer Associate - Official Training for Certification

On your 4-day accelerated Azure Developer Associate certification course, you'll get the skills and knowledge you need to be a successful Cloud Developer. You'll learn to design and build cloud applications and services, working with cloud DBAs, admins and solutions architects to implement the solutions.

Your expert Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) will immerse you in the curriculum with Firebrand's unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, helping you to build and retain information faster. You'll also have  24/7 lab access  at the training centre, so you can test your skills and make the most of your stay.

You'll also learn how to:

  • Select the appropriate Azure technology development solution
  • Develop for Azure storage
  • Develop Azure Platform as a Service solutions
  • Implement security in Azure development solutions
  • Develop for an Azure Cloud Model
  • Implement Azure development integration Solutions
  • Develop Azure Cognitive Services, Bot, and Iot Solutions

Residential and Online Microsoft Azure Developer Associate training

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

  • Official courseware, labs and practice exams
  • AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure
  • Accommodation, meals and snacks (for residential courses)

You'll benefit from the latest Microsoft courseware and practice papers, as Firebrand is a Microsoft Learning Partner.

You'll also be prepared for exam AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure. You'll sit this exam during the course, covered by your Certification Guarantee.

This course is ideal for you if you're an Azure Developer looking to:

  • design and build cloud solutions such as applications and services
  • participate in all phases of development across design, development, deployment, testing and maintenance
  • partner with cloud solutions architects, DBAs and admins, to implement the solution

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 4 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 76891 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business


Use your free Microsoft training vouchers

You may be entitled to heavily-discounted training via Microsoft's Software Assurance Training Voucher (SATV) scheme. If your business has bought Microsoft software, check to see if it came bundled with free training vouchers! Vouchers can be exchanged against training for all Microsoft technologies. If you’re unsure, get in touch with us

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify


  • Module 1 - Creating Azure App Service Web Apps
  • Module 2 - Implement Azure functions
  • Module 3 - Develop solutions that use blob storage
  • Module 4 - Develop solutions that use Cosmos DB storage
  • Module 5 - Implement IaaS solutions
  • Module 6 - Implement user authentication and authorization
  • Module 7 - Implement secure cloud solutions
  • Module 8 - Implement API Management
  • Module 9 - Develop App Service Logic Apps
  • Module 10 - Develop event-based solutions
  • Module 11 - Develop message-based solutions
  • Module 12 - Monitor and optimize Azure solutions
  • Module 13 - Integrate caching and content delivery within solutions

Exam Track

You'll take the following exam at the Firebrand Training Centre during your course, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

Exam AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

  • Develop Azure compute solutions (25-30%)
  • Develop for Azure storage (10-15%)
  • Implement Azure security (15-20%)
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize Azure solutions (10-15%)
  • Connect to and consume Azure services and third-party services (25-30%)

What's Included

Microsoft Official Curriculum:

  • AZ-203T01: Develop Azure Infrastructure as a Service compute solutions
  • AZ-203T02: Develop Azure Platform as a Service compute solutions
  • AZ-203T03: Develop for Azure storage
  • AZ-203T04: Implement Azure security
  • AZ-203T05: Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize Azure solutions
  • AZ-203T06: Connect to and consume Azure, and third-party, services

Microsoft Exams:

  • Exam AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

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)


You should be proficient in developing apps and services by using Azure tools and technologies, including storage, security, compute, and communications.

You must have at least one year of experience developing scalable solutions through all phases of software development and be skilled in at least one cloud-supported programming language.

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.


Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 76891 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.73% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.

"The course instructor had very good knowledge and also was very experienced at doing what he is teaching. The course was full of real life examples."
C.Y., Appsfactory GmbH. (8/6/2020 (Monday) to 11/6/2020 (Thursday))

"We have covered all to modules to prepare for the exam. I felt confident enough to take the exam just after the 4 days training"
Anonymous (16/3/2020 (Monday) to 19/3/2020 (Thursday))

"A quick but long 5 days, and well worth the time and effort for what must be the quickest Microsoft certification path available. "
Aaron Gibson, Cascade IRIS HR. (16/3/2020 (Monday) to 19/3/2020 (Thursday))

"I attended the az-203 course at Firebrand, not very sure what to expect as this was my first training with the company. The environment is simply amazing. My instructor was a legend. He gave real life examples with every single concept made difficult task look extremely easy and I'm keen to attend other classes taught by him. He made the time fly so easily as he captured us throughout the lecture.If you need a place from home that feels like home to study, Firebrand is the place to go. Thank you guys, Ill definitely be back again."
Emmanuel Fabelurin, Rufus Leonard. (1/10/2019 (Tuesday) to 4/10/2019 (Friday))

"Highly recommend Firebrand to anyone wanting to up-skill. My trainer is one of the most knowledgeable I met in the subject. Good to know that Firebrand looks after the best to spread the knowledge! Accommodation conditions are great for the purpose, the food is good and the staff very friendly."
Luis Coelho. (1/10/2019 (Tuesday) to 4/10/2019 (Friday))

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