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Get a FREE Microsoft Certification Voucher with the Cloud Skills Challenge


Want to get free learning AND a free Microsoft Certification voucher? You’re in luck as Microsoft is currently running an AMAZING initiative during Microsoft Build!

If you didn’t hear it by now, Microsoft Build is free , so if you haven’t registered yet, first thing you must do is to register now at https://mybuild.microsoft.com/

FREE Microsoft Certification

After you have registered for Microsoft Build , you need to go to this URL: https://aka.ms/buildcloudskillschallenge where you will see an page similar to the screenshot above! During the challenge, you earn sweepstakes entries and bonus prizes by completing curated online learning Collections in Microsoft Learn through June 2nd, 2020.

Now, there aretwo parts to this challenge. The prizes part which are based on a sweepstake, and the Certification part, which as you see in the screenshot below will be given as soon as you finish a Microsoft Learn Collection!

FREE Microsoft Certification

There are five available collections to choose from, on Microsoft’s most popular topics!

FREE Microsoft Certification

Now, what exams can you take with your free voucher? Almost all of the current general available exams are included, but you can also find the full list here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/certifications/microsoft-build-cloud-skills-challenge-2020-free-certification-exam-offer

FREE Microsoft Certification

Something important to remember is to always read the rules, and remember that according to the rules: Additional details and instructions on how to redeem your free certification exam will be sent via email on or around June 8, 2020!

As you register for this promotion , remember to read the instructions and rules by Microsoft as I am simply sharing the promition but cannot offer any support other than pointing you to the official documentation!

I hope this helps some of you to get certified, and if you’re looking at some additional resources, check out the Microsoft Certification Study Guides I have built! Let me know in the comments what certification do you plan to take!

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  • May 20, 2020 at 1:09 pm
    Robin Kohli

    Hi Vlad,

    Thanks for the excellent post. You can also get free MS exam prep course here: https://openedx.microsoft.com/

  • May 24, 2020 at 12:07 am


    Thank you for this great post., The build collections are fantastic. Would you know if these remain accessible after 2nd June as well?


    • May 24, 2020 at 5:18 pm

      The Microsoft learning collection + build session will be available after as well!

  • June 3, 2020 at 10:28 am
    Randy Chama


    This is a great Post Vlad.

  • June 9, 2020 at 10:01 am

    Sadly I’m late… But I will stay tuned

  • July 29, 2020 at 10:16 am

    Hi Vlad,

    Is it still valid?

    • July 29, 2020 at 4:29 pm

      Not anymore, only during Build. There might be another one during Ignite

  • August 1, 2020 at 3:29 pm

    Buenas tardes VLAD:

    En que fecha se realizar√° este evento?

    • August 1, 2020 at 5:55 pm

      Hello Alejandro,

      This was during Microsoft Build so unfortunately it’s passed :(. There might be another one during Ignite!


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