Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate

If you have a Grade 10 Certificate, National Certificate (Vocational) Level 2, or Equivalent and are looking to enter into a career in network and systems administration or engineering and information technology, this Short Learning Programme is ideal for you.

The programme focuses on developing your skills in Azure cloud concepts, core services, solutions and management tools, general security, and network security features. You will also gain knowledge of Azure identity, governance, privacy, and compliance features, as well as Azure cost management and Service Level Agreements.

By completing this programme’s external examinations, you will be internationally recognised as being Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals and Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate.

Microsoft Certified : Azure Administrator Associate Institute Learning Programme


1 Year (full-time)

Entry Requirements

Grade 10 Certificate; or National Certificate (Vocational) 2; or equivalent qualification.

Computer Literacy recommended.

This programme is offered by Boston City Campus in the distance mode of education with support provided at Learner Support Centres. Apply to register at any Boston City Campus Learner Support Centre nationwide.

All modules are compulsory and must be passed.

Career Opportunities

  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • Systems Administrator
  • Information Technology Professional
  • Information System Administrator

  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals* AZ-900
  • Microsoft Azure Administrator* AZ-104

*The Learner may participate in as many non-formal Formative Assessments as are required in order to prepare for the International exam. Once declared ready, the Learner may then sit for the International Summative Assessment. All International Summative Assessments require a Learner to be declared Competent. There is no supplementary opportunity as the Learner is permitted to sit for the International Summative Assessment as many times as is required until declared Competent. Each International Summative Assessment sitting attracts an additional fee.

Prescribed textbooks are included in tuition fees.

Learners may sit for their International Microsoft Examinations at Boston City Campus. These examination fees are excluded but charged at cost. Please note that certification requirements, Module names and Exam Codes are subject to change and such change is at the discretion of Microsoft.

Logical | Committed | Patient | Practical

  • Describe cloud concepts, core Azure services, solutions and management tools
  • Describe general security and network security features
  • Describe identity, governance, privacy, and compliance features
  • Describe Azure cost management and Service Level Agreements
  • Manage Azure identities and governance
  • Implement and manage storage
  • Deploy and manage Azure compute resources
  • Configure and manage virtual networking
  • Monitor and back up Azure resources


A Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals Credential Certificate from Microsoft (Internationally recognised)

A Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate Credential Certificate from Microsoft (Internationally recognised)