Pandemic has hit harder to all of us and impacted jobs in all kind of sectors. Several lock down in many nations disrupted the supply chain and production caused thousands of job reduction in many sectors including IT. But Leaders are also looking this situation as a tech opener and want to step up for digitization to remain relevant and grow the business. So, This will open the new demand and getting trained and certified with new skills can help you accelerate your ability to get technical roles.
On June 30th 2020, Microsoft announced the Job seekers who have completed training for these Microsoft-specific technical roles and can self attest that they have been unemployed due to COVID-19 can secure an industry-recognized Microsoft Certification at a discounted fee of $15 instead of $99.
The candidates will have the ability to schedule an exam between September 2020 and December 31, 2020, and will have until March 31, 2021.
Watch below you tube video for more information to know the Microsoft commitments for job seekers in this tough time.
Discounted Microsoft Certification exams available through this offer
|Certification name||Certification exam|
|Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals||Exam AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals|
|Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Fundamentals||Exam DP-900: Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals*|
|Microsoft Certified: Azure AI Fundamentals||Exam AI-900: Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals*|
|Microsoft Certified: Power Platform Fundamentals||Exam PL-900: Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals|
|Microsoft 365 Certified: Fundamentals||Exam MS-900: Microsoft 365 Fundamentals|
|Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate||Exam AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator|
|Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate||Exam AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure|
|Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate||Exam AZ-500: Microsoft Azure Security Technologies|
|Microsoft Certified: Power Platform App Maker Associate||Exam PL-100: Microsoft Power Platform App Maker*|
|Microsoft 365 Certified: Teams Administrator Associate||Exam MS-700: Managing Microsoft Teams|
|Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate||Exam MS-500: Microsoft 365 Security Administration|
|Microsoft 365 Certified: Developer Associate||Exam MS-600: Building Applications and Solutions with Microsoft 365 Core Services|
|Microsoft Certified: Data Analyst Associate||Exam DA-100: Analyzing Data with Microsoft Power BI|
For more details you can visit Microsoft Certification Web Portal and pick your learning. I wish you happy learning.