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Power Up Program

Prepare for tomorrow

Looking for new career growth opportunities?

By 2025, 70% of new applications developed by enterprises will use low-code or no-code technologies, up from less than 25% in 2020. (Gartner)*
Microsoft Power Up Program enables non-tech professionals to successfully advance into a new career path in low-code application development using Microsoft Power Platform.

Program benefits

On successful completion of the program, you’ll help uncover business problems where technology can benefit the daily operations for any organization. Additionally, you'll use Microsoft Power Platform to analyze data, build solutions, automate processes, and create intelligent chatbots.

Learn with a guided curriculum

Discover new skills with interactive learning paths and hands-on labs, and you can attend instructor-led webinars.

Get certification vouchers

Program participants will be awarded vouchers to register for Microsoft Power Platform certification exams.

Receive recognition

By completing the learning paths, you’ll be awarded community-recognized badges to help you advance or find new career opportunities.

Be part of a community

You’ll have support along the way and will have access to experts, peers, and local events.

Success stories

Liane Powel

Advanced her career from housing management to a Power Platform functional consultant.

Dawn Peacock

Transformed her career from mortgage broker to a senior business analyst with Power Platform.

Get started

Become an early adopter, join the program, and start your journey of establishing a career in the technology field.

Step ONE


Apply today to join a 3 month program.

Step TWO


Start learning in-demand skills of the future.


Get certified

Showcase your new skills and advance your career.

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Frequently asked questions

No, you don't need technical background to sign up for the program. No coding experience is necessary.
The program offers a curriculum that spans approximately three months.
No, acceptance will be based on your application details. This program is focused on enrolling non-technical participants.
Participants are expected to spend, on average, 8-10 hours each week on self-paced learning, webinars, and completing module challenges.
Program administrators will reach out to you by email with an outline of your next steps.
Program administrators will reach out to you by email.
This program is virtual as of now. Yes, you can use a Mac, but you will be limited in some of the course modules (like Power Automate Desktop and Power BI Desktop), as some downloadable Microsoft products are only for Windows.
This program will offer a curriculum that will enable you to become a Power Platform citizen developer and prepare you to take Exam PL-200: Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant. After successful completion of this exam, you will be able to apply to jobs that require low-code development skills.

Volunteer opportunities are available

Are you already a Microsoft Power Platform specialist? If so, you can join as a volunteer to share your knowledge and career experiences, engage with future specialists by answering questions, or conduct a workshop.

* 2021 Gartner®, Magic Quadrant™ for Enterprise Low-Code Application Platforms. GARTNER is a registered trademark and service mark, and MAGIC QUADRANT is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates and are used herein with permission. All rights reserved.