By Idongesit Effanga
Obtaining international certifications can help you stand out from the crowd. Certifications can help you acquire a new career, get promoted, or even draw in additional clients in addition to increasing your confidence.
Which certifications can you do for free?
There are 8 certifications you can do for free as a student. The certifications help you build up and sharpen your skills on various technologies such as Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, Power Platform and Microsoft 365.
AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
DP-900: Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals
AI-900: Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals
SC-900: Microsoft Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals
PL-900: Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals
MS-900: Microsoft 365 Fundamentals
What is the Certification Process?
Create your account on Microsoft Learn
Microsoft Learn is the best place to start if you want to become certified.
Pick and prepare for a certification of your choice
Microsoft Fundamental certificates are based on many technological disciplines and professional positions. You must decide on and determine the best path for you before you can begin.
It is now time to prove that you are a student and take the exam for free after choosing your certification and studying for it. You receive free Microsoft Official practice exams as well as a free exam ticket as part of the promotion.
Cloud Ready Ltd. is in charge of overseeing the free certification program on Microsoft’s behalf. Signing up for an account on their website using your Microsoft Account is the first step, thus.
Once finished, you will still need to confirm that you are a student on the following page.
You will need to provide identification documents or conduct a verification using your pupils’ email addresses.
If you experience any difficulties confirming your identification, consult the FAQ or get in touch with help.
Once your student status is verified, you are now ready to start your journey to get certified.
Take time, go through the resources, take the practice test and ensure you are well prepared for the test before taking the main exam.
Sit for the exam and become Microsoft Certified!
You have prepared for the exam, done the practice tests and are now ready to sit for the exam. On the exam day, ensure you are well prepared, have stable internet connection, and proper identification documents.
Showcase your achievement.
It is now time to celebrate your success. Once you have successfully passed your exam, you will receive a digital badge. Share the badge with your networks and add it to your LinkedIn profile.
You are now certified, what next?
Certifications help you stand out and open you up to more opportunities. Whether you are starting out in your career or looking for a career shift, certifications guide you in the right direction.
If you have questions or needs clarification on how to obtain this certifications, and how to redeem your Microsoft voucher at a Certiport Authorized Testing Center, you can reach me via mail; firstname.lastname@example.org