Microsoft - Certified Azure Virtual Desktop Specialty | AZ-140



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On this accelerated Microsoft Certified: Azure Virtual Desktop Specialty course, you’ll learn how to plan, implement and manage an Azure Virtual Desktop architecture into your business.

In just 4 days, you’ll learn to manage access and security, manage user environments and apps, and monitor and maintain an Azure Virtual Desktop infrastructure. You’ll also build knowledge on:

  • Implementing and managing storage for Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Creating and configuring host pools and automate Azure Virtual Desktop management tasks
  • Configuring storage for FSLogix components 

At the end of this course, you’ll sit Exam AZ-140: Configuring and Operating Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop, and achieve your Microsoft Certified: Azure Virtual Desktop Specialty certification.

As a Microsoft Gold Partner for Learning, and through Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, you’ll get access to the Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOCs), learn from Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCTs), and train in a distraction-free environment.


This course is ideal for Microsoft Azure administrators with subject matter expertise in planning, delivering, and managing virtual desktop experiences and remote apps, for any device, on Azure.

Please note: This course was previously known as Microsoft Certified: Windows Virtual Desktop Specialty | Exam AZ140 (Course AZ-140T00).

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 2 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
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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


Course AZ-140T00: Configuring and Operating Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop

  • Section 1: Plan an Azure Virtual Desktop architecture
    • Module 1: Design the Azure Virtual Desktop architecture
    • Module 2: Design for user identities and profiles
  • Section 2: Implement a Azure Virtual Desktop infrastructure
    • Module 1: Implement and manage networking for Azure Virtual Desktop
    • Module 2: Implement and manage storage for Azure Virtual Desktop
    • Module 3: Create and configure host pools and session hosts
    • Module 4: Create and manage session host images
  • Section 3: Manage access and security
    • Module 1: Manage access
    • Module 2: Manage security
  • Section 4: Manage user environments and apps
    • Module 1: Implement and manage FSLogix
    • Module 2: Configure user experience settings
    • Module 3: Install and configure apps on a session host
  • Section 5: Monitor and maintain an Azure Virtual Desktop infrastructure
    • Module 1: Plan and implement business continuity and disaster recovery
    • Module 2: Automate Azure Virtual Desktop management tasks
    • Module 3: Monitor and manage performance and health

Exam Track

As part of this accelerated course, you’ll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered Certification Guarantee:

Exam AZ-140: Configuring and Operating Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop

  • Exam code: AZ-140
  • Languages: English
  • Domains:
    1. Plan an Azure Virtual Desktop architecture (10-15%)
    2. Implement an Azure Virtual Desktop infrastructure (25-30%)
    3. Manage access and security (10-15%)
    4. Manage user environments and apps (20-25%)
    5. Monitor and maintain an Azure Virtual Desktop infrastructure (20-25%)

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 Azure technologies, including virtualisation, networking, identity, storage, backups, resilience, and disaster recovery
  • An understanding of on-premises virtual desktop infrastructure technologies as they relate to migrating to Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Experience using the Azure portal and Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates to accomplish many of their tasks
  • Expert Azure administration skills

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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