Cloud computing has been around for several years now but the technology and security that makes it all possible is still quite new. Big companies like Amazon and Apple utilize cloud technology providers like Microsoft Azure for a multitude of things such as running applications or providing streaming services.

CCI Training Center’s Cloud Technology Administration Program offers three unique career education tracks that specialize in one of the major cloud computing management systems. All tracks prepare students for entry-level IT positions working for employers that use these cloud-based services.

Track I introduces students to the Microsoft Azure cloud platform, its benefits for cloud computing and specific performance topics that include installation, operation, configuration and provisioning techniques.

Upon completion of Track I, students are prepared to take the MS Certified Azure Fundamentals exam, an industry recognized certificate that demonstrates skills and knowledge of the Azure platform’s specific tools and protocol. Students who successfully complete this program track will receive a certificate of Completion in Cloud Technology Administration.

Participants earn their Microsoft Azure certificate in as little as 27 weeks!

This comprehensive track explores fundamentals of cloud computing and applications. With a secure foundation of the benefits of working in the cloud and security protocol, students advance to specific Microsoft Azure training such as its core services, products and tools.

Track I: Microsoft Azure courses include:

  • IT Fundamentals
  • IT Security Fundamentals
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Cloud Essentials
  • Cloud+
  • Azure Fundamentals
  • MS Certified Azure Fundamentals
  • Career Development
  • Practicum

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Cloud Essentials

Don’t know what the cloud is and what it does? This course will get students started with cloud principles and how cloud solutions are designed. Then, they will move onto network and storage solutions that are used in the cloud.

In addition, participants will learn about why organizations need to put their users and applications in the cloud. Next, cloud management and technical operations will be covered. Finally, students will learn about governance, risks associated with cloud deployments and cloud compliance and security.


To build on what is covered in Cloud Essentials, this course will provide students with hands-on labs that simulates real world, hardware, software and command line interface environments. Participants will also learn and understand working with business continuity, infrastructure, security, virtualization, resource management, and cloud models.

The course closes with an overview of the new technologies to support the changing cloud market as more organizations depend on cloud-based technologies. Students who complete Cloud Essentials and Cloud+ will leave with a great overall understanding of the cloud environment and how it functions.

Azure Fundamentals

In this course students will learn the benefits of cloud computing in the Microsoft Azure environment. In addition, they will learn how to compare and contrast basic strategies for moving users and applications to the Microsoft Azure platform. Finally, course enrollees will explore the different services that are used, such as CPU, networking storage and security.


MS Certified Azure Fundamentals

This course complements Azure Fundamentals and helps students prepare for the Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals Exam (AZ-900). This class teaches industry terms and concepts. Students will also learn the Azure core services, products, solutions and tools used in Azure Administration tasks.

Additionally, participants will learn about security, privacy, and compliance as it relates to standard industry protocols and Azure cloud administration. Finally, the students will learn how the Azure pricing structure are defined, as well as how to maintain and support Azure cloud services and environments.


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Five Things an Azure Certificate Proves

A Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certificate proves the recipient is familiar with:

  • General technology and cloud concepts
  • Cloud security hardware and software applications
  • Core Microsoft Azure solutions and cloud security tools
  • Role-based compliance, privacy, governance and stakeholder identity authentication
  • Cost management and system support

Cloud Tech Jobs Available to Program Graduates

As a CCI Training Center graduate you will have access to the career services department. There you can receive assistance in seeking and securing employment.

The current growth in the Cloud Technology field promises not only employment potential but also opportunity to advance in the industry. Hands-on training and industry certifications make you more attractive to prospective employers.

Some jobs that CCI graduate students can compete for are:

  • Computer User Support Specialist
  • Computer Technician
  • Desktop Support Technician
  • Cloud Help Desk Specialist
  • Help Desk Analyst
  • Cloud Migration Specialist
  • Network Technician
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Junior Cloud Engineer
  • IT Specialist
  • Junior Cloud System Support
  • Junior Cloud Administrator
  • Azure Cloud Support

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Why Choose CCI?

CCI Training Center has been providing exceptional hands-on training in a professional learning environment for 35 years. Students are guided every step of the way to complete their program and are prepared to pass industry certifications. This premier IT school provides quality online IT training for those looking to start a new career in this fast-growing industry or for those looking to add new skills for possible promotions.

CCI Training Center doesn’t just get certifications in the hands of students, they do more. Upon graduation their Career Services department assist graduates in seeking and securing a place of employment.

In addition, students may retake classes at no additional tuition fee and all alumni benefit from life-long career assistance at no additional cost. That’s what makes CCI Training Center the best choice for you! Click here to get started.

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Investing in yourself and your career is one of the smartest investments you will ever make. No one will work harder for you than you. The following are the kinds of financial available at CCI Training Center:

  • Federal Financial Student Aid (FASFA),
  • Grants, TWC / Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA), Scholarships, or Private Loans

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