If you’re a student, business user, or beginning technical professional, this certification can accelerate your progress and give your career a boost, as you use your Microsoft Power Platform skills to improve your team’s productivity. No experience is necessary to train for it—just basic familiarity with computer technology, data analytics, cloud computing, and the internet. Think of a fundamentals certification as the first step in growing your skill set and advancing to other certifications, such as Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant.
The Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals certification could be a great fit for you, if you’d like to:
- Build solutions with Microsoft Power Platform.
- Automate basic business processes with Power Automate.
- Perform data analysis with Power BI.
- Create simple Power Apps experiences.
- Build practical chatbots with Power Virtual Agents.
There are no prerequisites for this course, however, the learning path associated with this credential is recommended. This learning path and modules are free and self-paced. The exam can be taken online via Pearson VUE. Be sure to contact NCBCE staff to see if you qualify to take the exam and receive your certification for free.
For a complete description of the certification and the skills measures, review the Certification Skills Outline.
Who shoud complete this credential?
Microsoft Power Platforms offer robust database and analytics tools to bring a broader, more in-depth understanding of your business data through visualization controls, modeling, and advanced filtering.
This certification is a great starting point for individuals who are considering a career in database management and analytics.
If you have the desire to explore a career with a focus on data management and analysis, this is a great credential to demonstrate your fundamental understanding of the subject matter.
Step-by-Step Guide to Begin Credential
The Microsoft 365 Certified: Fundamentals coursework is available for free online as a self-paced learning program.
- Before taking the credentialing exam, individuals should review/complete the Microsoft Certification Hub Learning Path Modules
- The certification exam can be taken via Pearson VUE or Certiport by navigating to this page; students and others impacted by COVID-19 can also take this exam at a limited-time discounted rate
- To utilize the limited-time COVID-19 rate, sign in or log in using existing or new Microsoft credentials
- Contact NCBCE to see if you qualify to earn your credential for free
Contact our NCBCE staff to see if you qualify for a free course.