Give your career a boost with Power Platform Fundamentals Training (PL-900)

PL-900: Power Platform Fundamentals Certification

The Power Platform Fundamentals course is the first step on your journey to Power Platform mastery. By the end of the course, you will have an understanding of the key technologies of the Power Platform, including Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, Power Pages and Copilot Studio, and more importantly, you will understand the business value behind each one. You will also be able to answer questions such as: “What is Dataverse?” and “How can artificial intelligence be utilised within our business?” and more commonly: “Where do I start?”.

This is the perfect introduction to this key Microsoft technology family, allowing you to talk with confidence about how it can help both you and your organisation, as well as giving you a clear understanding of where you should be focusing your learning to maximise your own potential. The combination of this certification-earning course, along with the learner support network that we have in place, can help you to achieve an internationally recognised certification that you can showcase on both your Microsoft Learning profile as well as on LinkedIn and other social platforms.

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What is included with the Power Platform Fundamentals course?

Delivery of the Power Platform Fundamentals, 1-day course

Delivered by a Microsoft Certified Instructor

A practice exam that allows you to become familiar with the Microsoft style exam, as well as being able to target revision

Access to the Vantage 365 Learner Support Microsoft Engage community so that questions and discussions can take place with the trainers and other learners

A standalone lab environment where you can work through the exercises, try new things, and experiment without worrying about breaking governance and compliance rules within your normal working tenancy

A badge which can be displayed on your Learning Profile and on LinkedIn to indicate that you have completed the training

An exam voucher, valued at £69, for you to be able to take the exam without incurring the additional cost

Meet some of our trainers

To maximise the success of our learners, we use only the best instructors, who are not only adept at delivering the training material, but live and breath the technology as well. This allows them to bring huge amounts of their own experiences to bring the material to life.

Matt Weston

Matt Weston

Matt is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional. He is also the author of Learning Power Apps, and host of his own podcast.

Joe Griffin

Joe Griffin

Joe is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and Microsoft Most Valuable Professional.
He is a highly skilled Data Platform and Business Applications Technical Architect .

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Who should attend Power Platform Fundamentals?

This training is perfect for individuals seeking knowledge on the Power Platform’s business benefits and potential to enhance streamlined business operations. Whether you are a beginner or aiming to affirm your proficiency through certification, this course is suitable for candidates at all skill levels.

Microsoft Office Users – aimed at all users, anyone who has a problem has the ability to start working with the Power Platform to create solutions to their own problems.
Business Analysts – adept at getting under the skin of organisational issues, business analysts hugely benefit from this course by gaining an understanding of how technology can drive innovative solutions
IT Managers – often presented with requests for the Power Platform, but may not always have the same depth of understanding as the requestors. This course helps to provide the background so that good conversations and solid decisions can be made.
You – by visiting this page you have an interest in what the Power Platform can bring to you and your life. There is only one way to start that process, and that is by joining the Fundamentals course, and allowing your ideas to start flowing!
Creating solutions with the Power Platform

What are the course objectives of Power Platform Fundamentals?

Throughout the training, you will learn the components of Microsoft Power Platform, connect data across various platforms, and utilise AI Builder to enhance business processes. By the end of the course, you will be equipped to create simple Power Apps, automate processes with Power Automate, and understand the business value and capabilities of Power Platform.

How will Power Platform Fundamentals help me?

Upon completing this certification training, you will be prepared to take the PL-900 exam and become a Microsoft Certified Power Platform Fundamentals professional. This certification will validate your expertise using Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate, and Copilot Studio to drive business value and create efficient solutions within the Microsoft 365 and Azure environments.

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Power Platform Fundamentals Course Overview

Module 1: Describe the business value of Microsoft Power Platform

In this module, we’ll learn about the components of the Microsoft Power Platform, the business value for customers, and how the technology works with and alongside other Microsoft services such as Microsoft 365 apps, Microsoft Teams, Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Azure.

Module 2: Identify foundational components of the Microsoft Power Platform

In this module, we will learn about some foundation elements in creating solutions with the Power Platform. Some key topics include administration of the Power Platform and security and governance.

Module 3: Describe how to build applications with Microsoft Power Apps

This module covers the value and capabilities of Microsoft Power Apps and how business users and professional developers can use the technology to build simple applications to overcome business challenges. This module explores both Canvas Apps as well as Model Driven Apps.

Module 4: Describe building automation with Microsoft Power Automate

Power Automate is a cloud-based automation tool that focuses on processes. It allows anyone who understands the business process to create repeatable flows that can eliminate manual, repeatable effort.

Module 5: Describe the capabilities of Microsoft Power BI

In this module, you will learn how to use Power BI to build reports and dashboards with interactive visualisations. This module uses several case studies to highlight how organisations have used Power BI to drive business results with actionable insights.

Module 6: Describe complementary Microsoft Power Platform solutions

In the final module, you will learn about the additional capabilities such as Copilot Studio, Power Pages and AI Builder, and will explore how organisations can use them to create solutions for their business.

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  • 08
    May

    PL-900: Power Platform Fundamentals

    Online
    1 day, 09:00 AM BST - 05:00 PM BST
    • £795.00 excl. VAT
  • 05
    Jun

    PL-900: Power Platform Fundamentals

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    1 day, 09:00 AM BST - 05:00 PM BST
    • £795.00 excl. VAT
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    Jul

    PL-900: Power Platform Fundamentals

    Online
    1 day, 09:00 AM BST - 05:00 PM BST
    • £795.00 excl. VAT
  • 06
    Aug

    PL-900: Power Platform Fundamentals

    Online
    1 day, 09:00 AM BST - 05:00 PM BST
    • £795.00 excl. VAT
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    Sep

    PL-900: Power Platform Fundamentals

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    1 day, 09:00 AM BST - 05:00 PM BST
    • £795.00 excl. VAT
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    Oct

    PL-900: Power Platform Fundamentals

    Online
    1 day, 09:00 AM BST - 05:00 PM BST
    • £795.00 excl. VAT
  • 06
    Nov

    PL-900: Power Platform Fundamentals

    Online
    1 day, 09:00 AM GMT - 05:00 PM GMT
    • £795.00 excl. VAT
  • 06
    Dec

    PL-900: Power Platform Fundamentals

    Online
    1 day, 09:00 AM GMT - 05:00 PM GMT
    • £795.00 excl. VAT

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a certification exam for the Power Platform?

The certification exam for the Power Platform assesses a candidate’s skills and knowledge in deploying, configuring, and managing Power Platform services. You can find more information about the exam on the Microsoft Learn site.

What does the power platform fundamentals course cover?

The Power Platform Fundamentals course covers the basics of Power Platform, including the capabilities of Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and Power Virtual Agents. It equips learners with foundational knowledge to work with these tools and build business solutions.

What are the components of the Power Platform?

The Power Platform consists of four main components: Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and Power Virtual Agents. These tools empower users to create custom apps, automate workflows, analyse data, and build chatbots without extensive coding knowledge.

How does the Power Platform connect data?

The Power Platform allows users to connect to various data sources, whether they are cloud-based or on-premises. It provides connectors and integrations to bring data from Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, Azure, and many other platforms, enabling seamless data access and manipulation.

What is the business value of the Power Platform?

The business value of the Power Platform lies in its ability to empower organisations to innovate, automate, and analyse data more effectively. It enables businesses to build custom solutions, automate processes, gain insights from data, and enhance productivity across the organisation.

What are the prerequisites for taking the Microsoft PL-900 exam?

The Microsoft PL-900 exam is suitable for candidates who want to demonstrate their foundational knowledge of the Power Platform. While there are no formal prerequisites, having a basic understanding of Microsoft 365 and its components, as well as familiarity with the Power Platform, is beneficial for exam preparation.

How can I learn the Power Platform’s business value and product capabilities?

To learn about the business value and product capabilities of the Power Platform, you can take the Power Platform fundamentals course offered by Microsoft. This course provides comprehensive insights into how the Power Platform can drive business outcomes and improve productivity.

What is the AI Builder in the Power Platform?

The AI Builder is a capability within the Power Platform that allows users to add artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to their applications without needing extensive data science or coding expertise. It enables users to automate processes and gain insights from data using AI models.

What are the Microsoft Power Platform solutions?

The Microsoft Power Platform offers solutions for building custom apps, automating workflows, analysing data, and creating chatbots. It empowers organisations to address various business needs and challenges through low-code and no-code tools, enhancing overall efficiency and productivity.

How can I pass the Microsoft PL-900 exam?

To pass the Microsoft PL-900 exam, it is essential to thoroughly understand the concepts of the Power Platform, including Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and Power Virtual Agents. Additionally, practical experience with these tools and thorough exam preparation using official resources is crucial for success.

What course should I do after passing the Microsoft PL-900 exam?

If you are looking to gain a deeper understanding of the Power Platform, the natural follow on course is PL-100: Power Platform App Maker which goes into the hands-on development to a much greater level. Alternatively, if you are looking to build an overview knowledge of other services, you could consider MS-900: Microsoft 365 Fundamentals.

What are the 4 components of Power Platform?

The Power Platform is made up four key components: Power Apps for creating user interfaces for your data, Power Automate for processing, Power BI for visualising the data, and Copilot Studio (formerly Power Virtual Agents) for conversational interaction. A branch of Power Apps which is also explicitly covered during this course, is Power Pages, for creating externally facing portals.

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