MCSI Certifications are world-class. The content is cutting-edge, uniquely-designed, hands-on and challenging. Our exercises teach in-demand skills that are immediately applicable in the field. MCSI's unique approach helps students around the world advance their careers.
This Certification has no expiry date. It has no renewal fees, no hidden fees, and is accessible with no time limits.
MCSI - Cloud Services Fundamentals:
Understand all the core cloud concepts and key terminology
Deploy, configure and manage Windows and Linux machines in the cloud
Create virtual network zones, set boundaries and configure private networks
Configure and use cloud databases and cloud storage buckets
Secure data with server-side and client-side encryption
Deploy cloud Active Directory services for Windows networks
Configure logging, monitor key services and generate analytics
Deploy and configure Docker and Kubernetes
Cloud Lab Setup - 6 exercises
Introduction to Cloud Computing - 20 exercises
Networking - 12 exercises
Storage and Databases - 18 exercises
Security - 10 exercises
Logging, Monitoring and Analytics - 5 exercises
Migration - 3 exercises
Introduction to Microsoft Azure - 3 exercises
Introduction to Google Cloud Platform - 2 exercises
Introduction to Containerization and Microservices - 6 exercises
Find the MCSF - Cloud Services Fundamentals, select `Buy` and proceed through the checkout process. You can purchase using a Credit Card or PayPal
Once you have enrolled in the MCSF - Cloud Services Fundamentals, the curriculum unlocks immediately
In the left-side menu of the platform, select `Training & Education` then `MCSI Curriculums`, and you will see the MCSF - Cloud Services Fundamentals listed
Terms and Conditions
No renewal fees
No hidden fees
No time limits
Proficiency in the English language
Ability to comfortably read and understand IT documentation written in English. Ideally, an IELTS score of 6.5 with no band less than 6 (or equivalent).
Note: You can register for this course without having undertaken an English test.
No formal professional experience in IT required.
If you are new to IT then we strongly recommend that you complete our MSAF certification first.
With this certification, MCSF, we expect you to know how to deploy, configure and manage Windows and Linux machines.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the MCSI Method™?
Are solutions included in certifications and bundles?
No. Our method of teaching cyber security consists of challenging you with real-world problem statements that you're expected to research and solve by doing your own research. This is how you'll be expected to work in the field. When you fail an exercise, we provide you with constructive feedback to improve and try again.
Do the videos provides the answers to exercises?
No. The videos teach concepts, mindset, methodologies, procedures and professional skills such as report writing, interviewing and preparing proposals.
Do bundles, training content, or certificates ever expire? Am I expected to buy again in the future?
Once purchased, bundles and certificates are unlocked forever. They are no recurring or ongoing fees.
Do I need to buy the training and the certification separately?
No. The price provided covers both. You only pay once.
Do you offer any special offers and discounts?
If I can't solve the exercise where do I go for help?
We have an online forum where you can ask questions and our team of professional instructors will help you out.
An `Unofficial Curriculum` contains MCSI's practical exercises aligned to a non-MCSI Industry Certification syllabus.
We offer unofficial curriculums for the OSCP, ISACA CISA, ISACA CISM, ISACA CRISC, CCT ICE, CCSAS, CCT ACE.
Do you provide Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits?
Yes. Every single exercise offers CPE credits. The number of credits earned depends on the difficulty of the exercise completed. Below are the CPE Credits achieve for an exercise in each difficulty:
Novice exercises = 1 CPE credits
Advanced Beginner exercises = 2 CPE credits
Competent exercises = 5 CPE credits
Proficient exercises= 8 CPE credits
Beyond Proficient exercises = 16 CPE credits
Are MCSI courses/certifications recognized and have value outside of Australia?
Yes. MCSI certifications have value worldwide and are recognized by employers looking for individuals with practical cyber security skills.
MCSI's training is 100% practical with real cybersecurity problems designed to teach immediately applicable skills in the field. To solve our practical exercises, students must do their own research and develop their own solutions.
While completing exercises, students also develop their own comprehensive cybersecurity portfolio of skills. Individuals use this portfolio to demonstrate their cybersecurity competencies to solve real industry problems to future employers or hiring managers.
Do I need to complete an exam to receive MCSI Certification?
No. MCSI Certifications are completed by solving practical cybersecurity exercises.
This certification successfully prepares you for the following
Cloud Network Engineer
Network Management Technician
Training Curriculum and Certifications
Students unlock Certificates of Completion for every exercise they complete. Industry Certifications are unlocked upon achieving Skills Proficiency Milestones.
As an MCSI Certified Cloud Practitioner you will be fully capable of performing the following:
Deploy and manage ICT services in the cloud
Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
Content Delivery Network (CDN)
Implement basic security in fundamental cloud services
Implement Identify and Access Management (IAM) security policies
Encrypt data in cloud buckets
Deploy Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)
Deploy logging, monitoring and analytics
Capture VPC flow logs and detect malicious behaviors
Detect compromise AWS accounts
Monitor cloud resources and applications for vulnerabilities
Create and deploy applications in Docker and Kubernetes clusters
Develop cloud migration strategies
Transfer concepts, techniques and strategies learnt in AWS onto GCP and Azure
Why MCSI’s MSAF Certification is World Class
Holders of the MCSF Certification have completed 100 practical online exercises thus demonstrating that they have the skills and knowledge required to deploy and manage production ICT systems deployed in the cloud.
Students who have obtained this Certification have demonstrated that they can deploy fundamental security controls to protect cloud services.
Covers technologies such as virtual machines, Active Directory, Availability Zones, Route 53, S3 Buckets, Elastic File Systems, DynamoDB, DocumentDB, Amazon Glacier, CodePipeline, CloudTrail, CloudWatch, Docker, and Kubernetes.