Why choose our Azure Cloud Support Specialist apprenticeship?

The Microsoft Azure Cloud Support Specialist SCQF 6 programme


This apprenticeship programme has been carefully created in partnership with Microsoft as part of QA's pledge to support Microsoft’s Get On campaign, a five-year campaign which aims to get 1.5 million people into technology careers.


The Azure Cloud Support Specialist SCQF 6 programme gives apprentices the opportunity to:

  • Study on-site and cloud-enabled technologies and services
  • Gain the technical knowledge most needed by employers
  • Achieve the Azure Fundamentals Qualification
  • Learn the basics of Windows 10, Microsoft Azure and core networking technologies

Skills gained

Apprentices will learn to use Microsoft Windows 10, Microsoft Azure and core networking technologies.


Why choose QA

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30,000

Tech careers started or enhanced through apprenticeships

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94%

Success rate for learners on a QA apprenticeship

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5 minutes

Response time to learner queries

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Under 24 hours

Feedback provided on learner submissions

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100,000

Applicants apply to our apprenticeship programmes every year

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Highest overall pass rate

Among UK tech training providers

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Gold Award

Best Use of Blended Learning at the Learning Tech Awards 2020

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Committed to social mobility, diversity and inclusion

Key partners include Barnardo's, Stemettes and Code First Girls

91%

of QA apprentices go straight into full-time jobs

2.1 million

jobs in the digital economy

£42,578

average skilled digital salary

The Learner Journey

Thanks to the launch of a new blended learning platform in Scotland, apprentices will benefit from a tailored learning journey, where they will learn to apply cloud solutions to real-life situations – developing knowledge for the workplace at an accelerated pace. Below is a timeline of the 12-month Azure Cloud Support Specialist SCQF 6 programme, including modules in Windows Client and Networking Fundamentals, and mandatory units in Customer Care, Personal Effectiveness and Health & Safety.

Possible job roles for an Azure Cloud Support Specialist apprentice

This programme is suitable for multiple roles, such as:

Desktop Support Engineer, First and Second Line Helpdesk Support, Technical Support Analyst, and Infrastructure Technician.

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