I came across this great opportunity from Microsoft for some free Azure training and a free exam voucher for the AZ-900 certification. See below:
Join us for Microsoft Azure Training Day: Fundamentals to improve your understanding of cloud concepts and acquire the knowledge you need to earn the Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification. Learn basic strategies for transitioning to the cloud along with concepts including security, high availability, scalability, elasticity, agility, fault tolerance, and disaster recovery.
You will find the sign up links for the free Azure training for different dates and time zones starting from end of April to end of June 2020. Keep in mind that some dates have filled to capacity. Sign Up: https://bit.ly/2VmlZFu
Microsoft Ignite 2019 Conference is taking place in Orlando, Florida from November 4-8, 2019. There’s some great news for everyone who will be attending the conference. Microsoft is offering free certification exams at the convention center during the conference, and these exams range from $99 to $165 each. Please note the free exams are for the Role-based certifications only (MS-xxx, AZ-xxx, MD-xxx, MB-xxx) such as Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365. Sign up in advance to lock in your spot, and get certified! Below are the steps to do so:
Go to this landing page or here with the list of Role-based certifications available.
Select your preferred certification and click on Schedule exam
Fill out your profile information. Make sure your name matches your legal IDs which will be required to sit for the exams
Select “Continue To Pearson Vue”
On the Select Exam Delivery Option page, choose “At a local test center”
Click on Schedule this exam
On the Test Center Search page, type “Orlando, FL” and click search. Choose option 3 from the search results for “Microsoft Event Test Center, Orange County Convention Center”, and click next
On the Choose Appointment page, change the month to November and pick a date which you prefer to sit for the exam. You will be given a selection of times to choose from. Pick one.
Click on Proceed to Checkout, and confirm your personal information on the following page and click Next
Agree to the terms and conditions and click Next
Confirm the payment information which would be USD$0.00
Click Submit Order to confirm
And Voila, your free Microsoft certification exam confirmation
My friend Vlad Catrinescu has has usual study guides to help you study for a few of the role-based exams. See below: