Unlock the Cloud with Azure

Finland is in dire need of cloud security experts.

Together with Microsoft, we want to solve this issue by providing hands-on training that enables you to find a job in the industry.

In our free full-time training provided by Sovelto from 30th of May till 31st of August, you will get to know Microsoft’s Azure Security program and will be able to kickstart your career in cloud computing security.

Application is closed (Deadline 15th of May).

Everything you need to know


  • You have a basic understanding of the cloud or even have some experience with Microsoft Azure fundamentals
  • You are interested in a job in cloud computing security 
  • You are eligible to work in Finland, currently living in Uusimaa region and are looking for a new job opportunity 
  • You can commit to the full training (30th of May - 31st of August; July is self-study time)

WHAT IS THE APPLICATION PROCESS? (Application is now closed)

  • Fill out the application form: APPLY HERE
  • If you are eligible to the training, you will get access to our challenge. The challenge consists of Azure fundamentals that teaches you basic cloud concepts, provides a streamlined overview of many Azure services, and guides you with hands-on exercises. Please reserve around 3.5 hours to complete the challenge.
  • If you finish the challenge successfully, we will reach out to you if you were chosen for the program by the 23rd of May.


30 May - 30 June: Mix of Lessons and Self-Study

July: Self-Study

1 - 31 August: Mix of Lessons and Self-Study


The entire program is for free and in English.

This is a hybrid training and on-site training provided by Sovelto will take place in The Shortcut office in Helsinki.

Become certified for free

We offer you a chance to get certified with Microsoft Azure. In the beginning of the course, you will take part in Microsoft Azure Fundamental (AZ-900) and Microsoft Azure Administrator (AZ-104). Once you're finished with AZ-104, you can decide to get certified as an Access Administrator Associate (SC-300) or Azure Security Engineer Associate (AZ-500).

Work in one of the most sought-after jobs

Finland needs more qualified cloud computing security talent. Through the Azure Security Training, you will be able to work in a job that is highly sought-after by companies. In addition, we will offer a matchmaking event with Microsoft to connect you with Microsoft partners and clients.

Get access to career coaching services

On top of the hard skill training, The Shortcut will also offer you additional career services and soft skill training to set you up for success in your career. You’ll get to learn how to write a great CV and cover letter, ace an interview and search more effectively for a job.

Application ends in:



I haven't worked yet with Microsoft Azure. Can I still apply?

Definitely! As part of our challenge, you will be learning the basics of Microsoft Azure. We recommend planning in around one day to finish the challenge if you have no prior experience with Microsoft Azure.

I don't live in Finland. Can I still apply?

Unfortunately, our services are only available for Finnish residents with a right to work in Finland. Since part of the training will be in person, you also need to be able to travel to our office in Helsinki.

How can I access the challenge?

When you apply to the training, we will verify that you are eligible to join us. If you are eligible, you will gain access to the challenge. Please reserve around 3.5 hours to finish the challenge.

How long does the challenge take?

The challenge takes around 3,5 hours to finish if you have no prior knowledge of Microsoft Azure. However, if you have some background in cloud computing, you might get through it faster.

I finished the challenge. What now?

Congratulations! We will let you know by the 23rd of March if you are a fit for our training! Make sure to check your email.

Join us to become a cloud security expert!