Earning any kind of specialist certification is a great way to stand out from the crowd, whether you’re looking for a new challenge, a new job, or a way to make yourself more valuable to your current employer. With the growing importance of the cloud, Microsoft Office 365 is a must-have certification for anyone looking to prove their skills.
You’re probably familiar with all the great things Microsoft Office 365 brings to a business, a software suite that matches a business needs anytime, on any device. You’ve worked with those solutions and have earned technical skills and knowledge.
Now it’s time to validate that experience.
Here’s what it takes to become a Certified Microsoft Office 365 Specialist: schedule, prepare for and pass one of these two exams:
Exam 70-346: Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements — is for you if you take part in evaluating, planning, deploying, and operating the Office 365 services, including its dependencies, requirements, and supporting technologies.
To get certified by passing this exam, you’ll need to already be familiar with the features and capabilities of Office 365, as well as strong skills around managing cloud identities with Microsoft PowerShell.
This exam tests your knowledge of how to:
- Provision Office 365
- Plan and implement networking and security in Office 365
- Manage Cloud Identities
- Implement and manage identities by Azure AD Connect
- Implement and manage federated identities for single sign on
- Monitor and troubleshoot Office 365 availability and usage
Exam 70-347: Enabling Office 365 Services — is for people who take part in evaluating, planning, deploying, and operating the Office 365 services, including its dependencies, requirements, and supporting technologies.
To get certified by passing this exam, you should have experience with the Office 365 Admin Center and an understanding of Microsoft Exchange Online, Skype for Business Online, SharePoint Online, Office 365 ProPlus, and Microsoft Azure Active Directory.
In order to pass, you’ll need to know how to:
- Manage clients and end-user devices
- Provision SharePoint Online site collections
- Configure Exchange Online and Skype for Business Online for end users
- Plan for Exchange Online and Skype for Business Online
Next Up is our, five-week three-stage exam preparation camp created by Microsoft Certified Trainers to give you the edge you need and fast track your way to be a Microsoft Certified Specialist.
STAGE 1: Five weeks of guided self-study with the support of skilled Microsoft Certified Trainers via Yammer.
STAGE 2: In Person Exam Preparation ½ day, which is designed to get you in shape to sit the exam, you will have access to skilled experts to help you answer those tough questions.
STAGE 3: In Person Exam Preparation ½ day, it is time to put all your hard work aside and to SIT THE EXAM and become a Microsoft Office 365 Certified Specialist.
Registration closes on the 29th October & the program kicks off the final week of November - get ready for your 5-weeks of virtual study prior to your in person class happening across Australia.