Microsoft Credentials roundup blog post: March 2024
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Welcome to the March 2024 edition of our Microsoft Credentials roundup, where we highlight the latest Microsoft Learn credentials portfolio news and updates to inspire and support your training and career journey.

 

In this article

What’s new with Microsoft Applied Skills?

  • Explore the latest Applied Skills scenarios
  • Stay tuned for new Applied Skills scenarios
  • Enhancing security for our offerings

What’s new with Microsoft Certifications?

  • Earn the newly live Fabric Analytics Engineer Associate certification
    • Make the most of our exam prep resources for Exam DP-600

What else is new with Microsoft Credentials?

  • Join the Microsoft Learn AI Skills Challenge

 

What’s new with Microsoft Applied Skills?

 

Explore the latest Applied Skills scenarios

Microsoft Applied Skills credentials validate your ability to solve real-world problems by using Microsoft technologies. Earn an Applied Skills credential by passing an online lab-

based assessment for specific scenarios. The following new scenarios, focusing on in-demand skills with Microsoft Fabric, were released in March 2024:

  • Implement a data warehouse in Microsoft Fabric
  • Implement a lakehouse in Microsoft Fabric

 

Stay tuned for new Applied Skills scenarios

In the near future, we’ll release additional task-based scenarios that involve analytics with Microsoft Fabric, in addition to AI with Microsoft Copilot for Microsoft 365:

  • Build a real-time analytics solution with Microsoft Fabric
  • Implement a data science and machine learning solution with Microsoft Fabric
  • Prepare security and compliance to support Copilot for Microsoft 365

 

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Microsoft Applied Skills credentials poster.

 

Review the full list of available and upcoming scenarios in our Applied Skills credentials poster.

 

Enhancing security for our offerings

We're continuously enhancing the security of our learning offerings. Due to this maintenance, some of the Microsoft Applied Skills assessment labs will be unavailable at different times during the next three months. If an assessment is impacted, you'll see a message on the corresponding page indicating the assessment is unavailable.

 

You can come back to the Credential page to review the assessment status, while also exploring more training options available on Microsoft Learn.

 

What’s new with Microsoft Certifications?

 

Live now: Earn the new Fabric Analytics Engineer Associate certification

The Microsoft Certified: Fabric Analytics Engineer Associate certification validates your skills and expertise in working with Microsoft Fabric, an all-in-one analytics solution for enterprises that covers everything from data movement to data science, real-time analytics, and business intelligence. To earn this certification, pass Exam DP-600: Implementing Analytics Solutions Using Microsoft Fabric, which is now live and out of b...

 

Make the most of our exam prep resources for Exam DP-600

Check out the many exam prep resources for Exam DP-600, and explore the opportunities to build your Microsoft Fabric skills.

To explore the full certifications portfolio, check out our Microsoft Certifications poster. 

 

What else is new with Microsoft Credentials?

 

Join the Microsoft Learn AI Skills Challenge

Whether you’re a seasoned technology professional or are just starting out, this month-long immersive challenge can help you gain the skills, confidence, and Microsoft Credentials needed to excel in the era of AI. Explore AI Fundamentals, Azure OpenAI Service, Machine Learning, and Microsoft Fabric. Each challenge features a selection of resources to help you succeed, including interactive Microsoft Learn community events, live and recorded learning sessions delivered by AI experts, and training assets. By completing one of the challenges, you can become eligible for a free Microsoft Certification exam (limit one per customer, terms and conditions apply). The challenge runs through April 19, 2024. Register for the Microsoft Learn AI Skills Challenge, and get started today! #LearnMicrosoftAI 

 

We hope that this Microsoft Credentials news inspires you to keep building and proving your skills. These updated portfolio offerings and features can help you to showcase your versatility and readiness for your job role, develop proficiency in task-based scenarios with Microsoft technologies, and take certification exams with more confidence and focus. Watch this space for the next Microsoft Credentials roundup, as we continue to evolve our portfolio to help support your career growth. 

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