Summer of Azure

Summer of Azure is a 3 month, part-time course designed to teach you some of the most in-demand skills of today's job market.

Best suited for those from a programming or technical background (or for those with a super determined mindset), if you want to learn some of the hottest skills in the tech industry today, this is your chance!


The Course

Looking for cloud computing skills that will increase your employability and match you up with interviews at some of the top tech companies in the country?

This course has been specially designed for those who are looking for that extra skill that will take them to next level in their careers. Learn everything you need to pass your first Azure Certification, and take part in a real-world project to show to employers. Even better, our team has lined up job interviews for you upon completion of our course!

Here's what you get:

  • x1 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (valued at USD $100)
  • x1 Certified Microsoft Azure Practice Exam (valued at USD $40)
  • A line-up of job interviews for you upon completion of the course.
  • 20 hours a week worth of content which includes:
    • 3 hours of live virtual workshops a week
    • 30 min hours of help-desk/Q&A time a week
    • 15 hours self directed study a week
  • x1 real-world project
  • Exclusive networking opportunities and events 

    Who it's for

    • Do you have some time over the summer that you're looking to fill with a valuable experience that will boost your career?
    • Are you looking for a secure and well paying job in the tech industry?
    • Interested in tech?
    • Interested in cloud computing?

    No programming or prior knowledge of Azure required! This course is designed for complete beginners, although a developer background would help. 



    The start date for the course is the 14th of November, and ends 24th February. There is a three week holiday break from the 18th of December to the 8th of January. 



    If you're a student, then this course is 100% FREE. If you're not a student, then the total price of the course is USD $1,200. 

    What defines a student? To be eligible for our programmes as a student you must have been studying at a NZ tertiary institution within the last 24 months.



    Course Breakdown:

    Why Azure?

    1. Gain in demand skills
    In the world of Microsoft Azure, you will learn a whole bunch of other skills along the way. Highly in demand skill sets with tools like Hadoop and GitHub, or in industries like AI, with integrations with .NET, or just general DevOps skills, will all come with learning Azure. According to Analytics Insight, there has been a staggering 1,828 percent rise in cloud computing and management services employment in the last year, making it the fastest growing employer in the software business. There are plently of jobs in cloud computing out there, and this could be your way in.

    2. The pay
    Another important reason to become Microsoft Azure certified is the higher salaries and better recognition in the market. As a Microsoft Azure certified professional, your certifications represent the skillset you have. With the higher demand for cloud computing professionals, you earn better compensation packages all over the world as compared to other IT fields. According to the salary report of ZipRecruiter, the average Azure Developer earns $131,838 per year and the average Azure Architect earns $144,866 per year. And, the salary can be increased gradually when the required courses are taken to become a Senior Azure certified professional.

    3. It's a globally recognised certification
    Once you have this certification, you can take it anywhere in the world. It's just as valuable here as it is in America, the UK, Australia, Germany...everywhere is looking for Azure talent.

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