Microsoft Learn has nearly 3,000 modules and learning paths on various Microsoft technologies. These are just a few of the many resources designed to help you build on existing skills as well as discover and develop new ones to help you achieve your goals and advance your career. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a student, early in your technical career, or a career changer, Microsoft Learn has something for you.
Check out these seven things you probably don’t know about Microsoft Learn:
- You can learn in your own language
Learning paths and modules on Microsoft Learn are available in multiple languages—simply set your browser to your preferred language to begin. For certification exams, you can designate your language preferences when scheduling your exam. Through our worldwide network of Microsoft Learning Partners, you have access to best-in-class instructor-led training in your own language.
- Engaging with the community can improve your learning experience
Share your experiences with Microsoft Learn’s global, diverse, and inclusive community of learners to get inspiration, ask questions, and expand your network. Join Microsoft Learn on Tech Community to get the latest updates related to training, certifications, and more. Need help? Find it on Microsoft Q&A—the home for technical questions and answers. Stay connected with our growing learner community on Twitter and LinkedIn.
- Exam readiness resources are available for all certifications
Get ready for exam day with these resources designed to help you increase your pass rate as you progress in your certification journey. Each exam is accompanied by a study guide which includes a summary of topics the exam may cover and links to additional resources. If you’re new to Microsoft Certifications, be sure to also check out the Exam Sandbox which gives you the opportunity to experience an exam before you take it. In the sandbox, you can interact with different question types that you’ll likely encounter in the user interface when you take the exam. Other resources that you may find helpful are on-demand exam prep videos led by Microsoft Certified Trainers and practice tests. You can find exam readiness resources on each exam page within the “Tip” dialogue box.
- Students can get certified too
There are resources for learners at every level, including students. Check out the Microsoft Learn Student Hub where, among other things, you can explore Microsoft Certifications that will help you stand out from your peers when job hunting. Eligible students can take eight fundamental exams for free and get access to free practice tests. To determine eligibility, students will need to verify their enrollment to an accredited academic institution.
- Microsoft Learn Career Connected can help you expand your career opportunities
Did you know that there are over 700 thousand job listings seeking candidates with Microsoft technical skills? With Microsoft Learn Career Connected explore exciting career paths, find options to get the skills you need, prepare to get the job you want with support from workforce development programs, learning partners, local universities, or non-profit organizations, and meet the employers that are hiring through our private Dynamics 365 Talent Community on LinkedIn.
- Microsoft Certification renewals are free
Keep pace with ever-changing technology with free certification renewals. Organizations are looking to leverage the latest technologies to increase their productivity and by keeping your certification current, you’ll demonstrate you understand the latest features or services and how to apply them to your job role. Renew your certification annually by passing the non-proctored, free, online assessment on Microsoft Learn anytime within six months before it expires. Learn more.
- Easily find training and certification resources with all-in-one guides
Check out our certification posters to get the complete view of all certifications across role-based, fundamental, and specialty types. Dive into training journeys, guidebooks you can use to identify where to start and where to go based on your specific needs or goals. Lastly, explore training and certification guides that provide detailed information for each certification, along with training options recommended to help you get prepared for certification exams.
Each of these resources is designed to help you make the most out of your Microsoft Learn skilling experience. We hope that you find them useful as you progress towards your career goals. Let us know which tools you find most helpful in the comments.
I love the UX of Microsoft Learn. Is MS considering offering the platform for use of the general public in MS ecosystems, like in MS365 or Team, instead of the killed wikis perhaps?