Azure Cloud DevOps Course.

Certified 6-Month Microsoft Programme coupling eLearning and mentor-led sessions

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Future-proof a career in cloud.

The Cloud. Once a mystery to many is now widely understood to be the method of using someone else’s server. However due to its scalability, lower cost, increased reliability and security, companies adopting a cloud-first infrastructure approach have dramatically increased in recent years.

As a result, Cloud computing seems to have taken over the world, and Azure Cloud DevOps Engineer demand is high and ever-increasing.

Be one of the next to hit the market.


We power your potential.


Because building a long-term career is about so much more than just technical skill. 

Fully-immersive learning

Powered by world-class technology & industry experts so you can master your craft.

Career Support

Be fully-prepared for the world of work and benefit from introductions to our employer network.

Why a Cloud DevOps Engineering course?

Microsoft Azure is arguably the most popular cloud services platform used by companies large and small, making it a mission critical tool for cloud computing professionals to add to their toolbelt. This Microsoft Azure Cloud DevOps pathway teaches students how to deploy, test, and monitor cloud applications on Azure, preparing learners for success on Microsoft’s AZ-400 DevOps Engineer Expert certification exam.

Who is this course suitable for?

If you’re a developer, system admin, or operations manager interested in automating IT infrastructure, building software delivery pipelines, and deploying and managing infrastructure, this programme is for you. This programme will enable you to gain the skills necessary to succeed in this rapidly-growing field.

What could it mean for me?

Due to the growing demand for Cloud-based skills, you don’t necessarily require previous experience to secure an entry-level role, and opportunities for progression once you’re employed are excellent. Companies are hiring professionals with Azure skills for roles such as Systems Architect, Security Engineer, Database Architect, Network Architect, SysAdmin, and more.


Cloud DevOps Engineer Typical Salary







This upskilling programme includes

Expert Mentorship

51 hours of Live Lectures by Microsoft Certified Trainers 

Live individuals projects to be executed individually under with guidance 

Collaborative, World-Class Platform

Learning management system (LMS) 

Azure Lab passes for hands-on practice

Live interaction with course Alumni for additional mentorship

Live Support

132 hours of Live support by subject matter experts via e-mail

Live webinars to support learning & resolve queries

Explore the Azure Cloud DevOps Pathway

This course blends self-paced learning with trainer-led sessions over a delivery period of 6-months. 

Get in-touch with the Hatch team to find the next available delivery schedule to suit you.

Day 1


Let’s get to know each other. Get acquainted with the Hatch team, including your expert Trainer, and we’ll do our best  to support you in creating the optimal conditions for you to maximise your learning. 

Day 1

Month 1

Cloud Engineer Foundation

Month One (3 Live Sessions)


  • Intro to DevOps and Azure
  • Intro to Cloud Computing
    • Servers and Datacentres before Cloud and Virtualisation
    • Cloud Computing (IAAS,PAAS,SAAS)
    • Cloud Computing Concepts
    • Architecture/ Cloud Services
    • loud Deployment Model
    • Physical Infrastructure Introduction – Compute , Storage, Database & Networking
    • Key Features of Cloud Service Providers
  • Introduction to DevOps
    • Top DevOps Tools
    • DevOps Roles and Responsibilities
    • Developer Problems and DevOps Solutions
    • IT Operation Problems and DevOps Solutions
    • The 6 C’s of DevOps Process
Month 1

Month 2

Linux Administration for Cloud and DevOps

Month Two (5 Live Sessions)


  • Linux Architecture & Shell
  • Open Source Tools
  • OS and GITHUB View
  • Linux Filesystem Hierarchy
  • Normal User and Root User
  • Linux VM & Top Linux Commands
  • VI Editor and VI Tips and Tricks
  • Software Management with YUM or APT
  • Linux Administration (User, Group & Password)
  • Linux Commands
  • File Permissions
  • Databases & Storage
  • MYSQL Installation and SQL Concepts (SQL | DDL, DQL, DML, DCL and TCL)
Month 2

Month 3

Docker & Virtualisation

Month Three (2 Live Sessions)


  • Virtualisation and Virtual Machines
  • Containerisation
  • Docker Hub
  • Docker Installation, Architecture & Commands
  • Image & Run Containers
  • UBUNTU Container Practical
  • NGINX Container Practical
  • JENKINS Application Practical
Month 3

Month 4

Migration & Ansible

Month Four (3 Live Sessions)


  • Migration Strategies in Cloud & DevOps
  • Kubernetes Basics
  • Kubernetes as a Managed Service on Google Cloud
  • Ansible & Configuration Management
  • Ansible Architecture & Inventory Playbooks
  • Ansible Playbook Practical
  • Ansible Roles Practical
Month 4

Month 5

Programming For DevOps (Bash & Python)

Month Five (2 Live Sessions)


  • Introduction to Bash
  • Shell Scripting
  • Python for DevOps
  • Installation
  • Python Library
Month 5

Month 6

Live Projects & Mock Interviews

Month Six

Real Time Project 1: CICD Pipeline
GitHub + Jenkins CI + Docker – Build and Deploy to Dev Remote Machine
Real Time Project 2: E-Commerce Microservices
(JAVA + PYTHON + GO + .net) – Web Application Deployment on Kubernetes Cluster
Mock Interviews

Month 6

It all starts with a conversation

additional support

Building a career is about more than just technical skill.

Built into every learning pathway are optional Personal & Professional Development modules and dedicated pastoral care, because there’s more to being job-ready at the end of your course than just technical skill. 

Once you’ve successfully graduated the Academy, you’ll be assigned a Career Support Officer who will work with you directly to understand your ambitions, prepare you for the world of work, and where applicable introduce you to Hatch’s employment partners for interview, hire and deployment.

Hatch learning ecosystem

12-month access to Hatch’s digital learning ecosystem

Professional development

Professional Development live webinars to support learning & resolve queries

Opportunity audit

We'll cross-referencing your skills with any live opportunities we have through our academy sponsors and employer partnerships.

Interview preparation

Your Industry Mentor will work with you via phone, video chat or e-mail to support your interview preparation and make sure you feel fully-prepared on the day.

Job alerts

Your dedicated Career Support Officer will keep an eye on the market and match you with any live roles that suit your skills, experience and career ambitions.

Places our alumni work.

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Don't just take our word for it...

This Academy built my career confidence from zero. Working in IT has always been my dream, and I feel privileged to have taken part in a programme that helped me realise it. I’m extremely grateful for the support throughout and I couldn’t be more excited.”

I’ve always had an interest in IT, but I had no qualifications to back it up. This model has changed my life. It's enabled me to do what I've always wanted!”

This opportunity was a unicorn. You just don’t find them. I’d been looking for such a long time. We’re learned more on this course, in this environment, in the past 8 weeks than I had in a year trying to do this on my own. It definitely works.”


Meet one of our experts.

Dr. Sonal Khosla


Sonal holds a PHD in Computer Science and a Masters in Computer Applications. She has extensive experience in academia, research and industry. Her training style promotes engagement through provoking lively debate and fosters learning through practical skill application.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our most frequent questions and answers

What is a Cloud DevOps Engineer?

A Cloud DevOps Engineer is someone who looks after the efficient development operations that balance delivery speed and service reliability.

What does a Cloud DevOps Engineer do?

As a Cloud DevOps Engineer, you’ll have a skillset of building software delivery pipelines, managing incidents and learning from them, and monitoring and deploying services.


What skills are required to be a Cloud DevOps Engineer?

Ideally you possess the following skills for ease of transition, although the level at which you apply them will differ depending on your level of seniority.

  • Communication and collaboration. You have strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate with all levels of stakeholders.
  • Coding and scripting. You will have an understanding of many coding and scripting languages.
  • Understanding of technologies. You have a broad knowledge of the tools and technologies needed to get the job done.
  • Network awareness. You should be able to account for network conditions throughout all tasks, with thorough planning, design and testing.

What tools do Cloud DevOps Engineers use?

With DevOps being a multi discipline skill area, there are a huge list of tools available to support the role. Everyone will always have a favourite tools for the job, but we’ve listed our top 5 tools below:

  • GitHub
  • Jenkins
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Docker
  • Gremlin
  • Raygun

Is this Cloud DevOps course fully online?

Yes, our Cloud DevOps course if 100% online, accessible from any device, anywhere. 

However at the same time you’ll benefit from the same industry-leading instructors that mentor though our bootcamp academies via phone, email and webinar.




Can I become a DevOps Engineer with no prior experience?

Yes, our DevOps course is designed to bring you to entry-level standard within the industry.

After this point, you could consider upskilling further and exploring either our Cloud Development or Cloud Engineering courses.

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