Microsoft Certified Azure AI Engineer Associate

- Only 3 Days

Get the skills and knowledge to become a Microsoft Azure AI Engineer Associate fast on this accelerated and official 3-day course.

You’ll learn to architect and implement Microsoft AI solutions around language processing, speech, agents, etc. You’ll develop skills needed to effectively use Cognitive Services, Machine Learning and Knowledge Mining in order to manage AI solutions.

Your expert Microsoft Certified Trainer will immerse you in official curriculum and hands-on practical labs. You will learn and retain information faster through our Lecture | Lab | Review technique.


Accelerating your path to becoming a certified AI Engineer Associate, you’ll cover the following topics:

  • Analyse solution requirements
  • Design solutions
  • Integrate AI models into solutions
  • Deploy and manage solutions

You will be prepared for and sit exam AI-100 at the Firebrand Training Centre during the course. This is covered by your Certification Guarantee: Pass first time or train again for free. Passing this exam will qualify you as a Microsoft Azure AI Engineer Associate.

If you’re looking to develop and certify your skills as a Microsoft Certified Azure AI Engineer Associate this course is ideal for you.

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Seven reasons why you should sit your Azure AI Engineer Associate course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be Azure AI Engineer Associate certified in just 3 days. With us, you’ll be Azure AI Engineer Associate trained in record time
  2. Our Azure AI Engineer Associate course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass Azure AI Engineer Associate 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
  4. You’ll learn more Azure AI Engineer Associate. 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
  5. You’ll learn Azure AI Engineer Associate 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
  6. You’ll be studying Azure AI Engineer Associate 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 72,589 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Azure AI Engineer Associate courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

Think you are ready for the course? Take a FREE practice test to assess your knowledge!

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.

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Azure AI Engineer Associate

Knowledge Area: Analyse solution requirements

Identify storage solutions

  • identify the appropriate storage capacity, storage types and storage locations for a solution
  • determine the storage technologies that the solution should use
  • identify the appropriate storage architecture for the solution
  • identify components and technologies required to connect data

Recommend tools, technologies, and processes to meet process flow requirements

  • select the processing architecture for a solution
  • select the appropriate data processing technologies
  • select the appropriate AI models and services
  • identify components and technologies required to connect service endpoints
  • identify automation requirements

Map security requirements to tools, technologies, and processes

  • determine processes and regulations needed to conform with data privacy, protection, and regulatory requirements
  • determine which users and groups have access to information and interfaces
  • identify appropriate tools for a solution
  • identify auditing requirements

Select software and services required to support the solution

  • identify appropriate services/tools for the solution
  • identify integration points with other Microsoft services

Knowledge Area: Design solutions

Design an AI solution that includes one or more pipelines

  • define a workflow process
  • design a strategy for ingesting data

Design the compute infrastructure to support a solution

  • define infrastructure types
  • determine whether to create a GPU-based or CPU-based solution

Design Intelligent Edge solutions

  • identify appropriate tools for a solution
  • design solutions that incorporate AI pipeline components on Edge devices

Design data governance

  • design authentication architecture
  • design a content moderation strategy
  • ensure appropriate governance for data
  • design strategies to ensure the solution meets data privacy and industry standard regulations

Design solutions that adhere to cost constraints

  • choose a cost-effective data topology
  • configure model processing options to meet constraints
  • select APIs that meet business constraints

Knowledge Area: Integrate AI models into solutions

Orchestrate an AI workflow

  • define and develop AI pipeline stages
  • manage the flow of data through solution components
  • implement data logging processes
  • define and construct interfaces for custom AI services
  • integrate AI models with other solution components
  • design solution endpoints, develop streaming solutions

Integrate AI services with solution components

  • set up prerequisite components and input datasets to allow consumption of Cognitive Services APIs
  • configure integration with Azure Services
  • set up prerequisite components to allow connectivity with Bot Framework

Integrate Intelligent Edge with solutions

  • connect to IoT data streams
  • design pre-processing and processing strategy for IoT data
  • implement Azure Search in a solution

Knowledge Area: Deploy and manage solutions

Provision required cloud, on-premises, and hybrid environments

  • create and manage hardware and software environments
  • deploy components and services required to benchmark and monitor AI solutions
  • create and manage container environments

Validate solutions to ensure compliance with data privacy and security requirements

  • manage access keys
  • manage certificates
  • manage encryption keys

Monitor and evaluate the AI environment

  • identify differences between KPIs and reported metrics and determine root causes for differences
  • identify differences between expected and actual workflow throughput
  • maintain the AI solution for continuous improvement

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As part of your accelerated course, you'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training Centre. This is covered by your Certification Guarantee:

Exam AI-100: Designing and Implementing an Azure AI Solution - Currently in Beta

Technology: Microsoft Azure

You will be measured on the following skills and knowledge areas:

  • Analyse solution requirements (20-25%)
  • Design solutions (30-35%)
  • Integrate AI models into solutions (25-30%)
  • Deploy and manage solutions (20-25%)

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The following official courseware, practice papers and exams are all included:

Microsoft Official Courseware

  • There is no Official Courseware for this exam yet

Microsoft Practice Exam

  • Microsoft Official Practice Tests are coming soon

Microsoft Official Exams

  • AI-100: Designing and Implementing an Azure AI Solution - Currently in Beta

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Certification Programs includes

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • Near site testing, Transportation to/from Testing Center are provided ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Examination Passing Policy

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMP, CAPM and CISSP CBK Review
  • *** Not included in our PMP, CAPM, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, (ISC)2 or ITIL Managers and Revision Certifications
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

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Before attending this course, you should have the following skills and knowledge:

  • Basic conceptual understanding of Microsoft Azure
  • Experience with Windows 10 devices
  • Basic understanding AI (cognitive services, machine learning and knowledge mining)
  • Basic understanding of computer networks

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +27 87 550 2195 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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