Modern Applications Development Academy

If you're interested in a career in Modern Applications Development, training opportunities are now available. If you successfully complete the training academy, you’ll gain industry-recognised qualifications and potentially get a job offer to join Microsoft’s Cyber Security Centre of Excellence team in Belfast.

Training

The Microsoft Modern Applications Development Academy is a 12-week intensive training course.

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, training will be online through a virtual classroom.

Training will be delivered by Belfast Metropolitan College to prepare you for the role of Modern App Development Consultant under the Assured Skills programme.

If you're selected for the academy, you'll receive practical, real world training in:

  • Modern Applications Development
  • JavaScript
  • SQL & KQL
  • DevOps
  • Azure fundamentals (AZ900)
  • developing solutions for Azure (AZ204)
  • designing and implementing Microsoft DevOps solutions (AZ400)
  • soft skills
  • presentation skills

If you successfully complete the course, you'll be guaranteed a job interview with Microsoft Consultant Services. However, successful completion of the academy is not a guarantee of gaining employment.

Who can apply

No previous experience is needed but you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • be eligible to work in the UK
  • have a university degree classification 2:2 in any discipline or a Level 5 qualification in an IT related subject

How to apply

Apply online at: Modern Applications Development Academy by midnight on Sunday 7 March.

The application process will involve the completion of the online application form.

Interview and training dates

Interviews will be held late March 2021.

Training will take place from 12 April to 6 July.

Company Information

Microsoft Consultant Services is part of Microsoft Corporation with a focus on delivering consulting engagements and Premier Support services to their global customer base.

Microsoft are looking for talented people who uphold the right core values and can demonstrate their capacity to learn new technologies through the Academy to join its Centre of Excellence team in Belfast.

Further information

For more information on this academy or to receive updates on new academy opportunities as they arise, contact the Department for the Economy – Employer Skills Branch.

 To find out how your information will be managed, you can view the privacy notice for Assured Skills

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