Microsoft Learn Cloud Skills Challenge

30 Days to Learn It

Stand out in your field, learn new skills, and become eligible for 50% off a Microsoft Certification exam—all in 30 days.

Start your journey

Develop proficiency with the most in-demand skills and advance your career

30 Days to Learn It can help you earn a Microsoft Credential in subjects like AI, DevOps, Microsoft 365, low code, IoT, data science, cloud development, and more. Select your challenge, complete all content within 30 days, and you may become eligible to get a 50% off voucher for a Microsoft Certification exam.


Certification helped 74 percent of surveyed professionals gain more autonomy in their jobs.


27 percent received a job promotion after earning their certification.


37 percent of respondents received a salary increase after earning their credentials.

More challenges

Become eligible for 50 percent off the cost of a Microsoft Certification exam by completing a challenge within 30 days. See Terms and Conditions for eligibility details.

Your path to success

Be prepared and stay motivated

Be prepared and stay motivated

After you choose a challenge, you’ll receive a welcome email with all the information you need to get started. You can manage your progress through the challenge page while engaging with peers and technical experts on the Microsoft Learn Community.

Sharpen your technical skills

Sharpen your technical skills

30 Days to Learn It can help you build the technical skills you need to advance your career with free self-paced, interactive learning modules that can increase your productivity and efficiency.

You can be eligible for 50 percent off Microsoft Certification exams

You can be eligible for 50 percent off Microsoft Certification exams

Complete your challenge within 30 days to be eligible for 50 percent off the cost of a Microsoft Certification exam. Terms and Conditions apply.

Frequently asked questions

To start this challenge, register by clicking the "Begin now" button. You'll be asked to log in to your Microsoft Learn account and will be added to the challenge.
If you don’t have a Microsoft Learn account, that is okay. You can create a free account by selecting “Create account” from the login screen when joining the challenge.

To complete a challenge, you'll need to finish the designated collection of Learn content before the challenge end date (within 30 days of signing up for the challenge).

In the 'where you stand' section you will see a fraction that equals 100% (i.e. 8/8 or 5/5 or 12/12).

The challenge page and 'where you stand' section take up to a few hours to refresh. Please wait a few hours and check again.

You can find all the challenges you've previously participated in, or are currently participating in, on the challenge tab in your Learn account profile.

Update and save your “Email for notifications” in your Learn account profile.

For all issues with Microsoft Learn content please review the Learn troubleshooting page.

Discounted certification exam codes will be delivered by email within 3 days of completing all modules within a challenge. You will need to have an “Email for notifications” saved in your Microsoft Learn profile prior to completing the challenge to receive this email.

Each person is only eligible to receive one (1) discounted certification exam code every six months. If you complete an additional challenge more than six months after receiving your first code, you will be eligible for another code at that time.