PL-400 Power Platform Developer


5 Day Course Overview


Level: Intermediate

* Default delivery approach is Virtual.  For onsite or private bookings, larger groups, more than 4, please contact us directly to arrange.

Delivery approach: Virtual

The PL-400 certification exam tests the ability of candidates to create and manage custom solutions using Microsoft Power Platform. This involves designing, developing, testing, securing, and resolving issues related to Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power BI.


Students are expected to have a foundational understanding of Microsoft Power Platform. Additionally, they should have hands-on experience in the following areas:

  • JavaScript, JSON, TypeScript, C#, HTML, .NET, Microsoft Azure
  • Microsoft 365, RESTful Web Services, ASP.NET, Power BI

This development experience will aid candidates in their efforts to design, develop, test, and troubleshoot custom solutions using the Microsoft Power Platform.

The Learning Outcomes

  • Design and building Power apps
  • Extend model-driven apps using client scripting using JavaScript
  • Create PCF controls using c#
  • Extend model-driven apps using plugins and c#
  • Build Azure functions to route requests
  • Extend an Azure function as a custom power platform connector
  • Apply DevOps and ALM bets practices
  • Build Power Automate Flows
  • Unleash your potential with the Power Platform

Who should do the course?

Anyone who is involved in developing solutions, has a developer background or is currently a functional consultant, looking to understand more technical areas of the Power Platform.

Students in this course will learn how to design, develop, secure, and troubleshoot Power Platform solutions. They will implement components of a solution, including application enhancements, custom user experience, system integrations, data conversions, custom process automation, and custom visualizations.

The students will gain an applied understanding of Power Platform services, including the capabilities, boundaries, and constraints of these services. The students should have prior development experience that includes JavaScript, JSON, TypeScript, C#, HTML, .NET, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, RESTful Web Services, ASP.NET, and Power BI.

PL-400 Course Information

The course shall take place between 09:00 – 17:00 each day

Once the course booking has been confirmed and payment taken, additional information shall be provided prior to the course starting date, in relation to any pre-read material and the environmental setup required to ensure your experience is optimal.

What’s included in the course?

  • A 5-day course
  • Microsoft Official Course content
  • Hands-on learning labs
  • Mock exam sample questions
  • Free exam voucher
  • Personable, fun and engaging deliveries with empathy and care
  • We care about you and your journey #behuman #beyou
  • We are here to help you
  • Online fun quiz sessions to test your knowledge with a digital cup for the winner
  • Experienced industry trainers with over 20 years’ experience
  • Maximum 10 delegates per course
  • For private bookings or larger group bookings, more than 2, please contact us directly to arrange a booking

Microsoft Examination and Format

The Microsoft PL-400 Exam may be taken online via Pearson Vue, the remote proctoring service, allowing delegates to book the exam at a day of their choosing.  The exam fee is included within the course costs.

Optional Microsoft Exam Readiness days

We may periodically offer optional exam readiness days for delegates who wish to spend one day covering additional exam mock questions, recaps and exam scenarios. The exam may be taken immediately after the course has been completed, however, if your experience is limited, we recommend you spend some time reading additional material, filling in gaps on the Microsoft Learn platform and once you have gained more experience, take the exam.

Special Note

This course syllabus may be subject to change without notice due to updates in Microsoft 365 technology, including the Power Platform. Microsoft Official Courses provide a comprehensive overview of features with hands-on labs, which can be completed both during and after the course. The hands-on-lab guides may be slightly out of date due to the product constantly changing, we are however, able to continue our learning journey as normal. Depending on your experience, you may not complete all the labs during the course.

PL-400 Course Syllabus

Introduction to Microsoft Power Platform

1.Working with Dataverse
2.Model-Driven Apps with Power Apps

3.Canvas Apps with Power Apps

4.Extend apps with client scripting

5.Create PCF controls for model-driven apps

6.Leverage plugins and c# to extend apps

7,8,9.Create Azure functions, events and custom connectors

10. Create DevOps (ALM) process for automated deployments

The full PL-400 Power Platform Developer course can be found directly on the Microsoft site, please click here

PL-400 Course Overview Video

Reviews (9)


  1. Maria

    Brilliant Instructor. Well prepared and excellent teaching skills. Friendly and articulate. Highlight of the course.

  2. Tim

    Excellent instructor, very accessible and willing to help.

  3. Gary

    He is a great instructor. Answered all my questions regarding help requests, course topic related and non-related ones




    Davide is a supportive instructor who made a topic, which I found to be not that interesting as I don’t really do any development work, interesting.

  6. Amir

    The instructor demonstrated excellent subject matter expertise and was highly effective in providing support to students who encountered challenges during the labs. They patiently explained the reasons why certain scenarios may not have worked and also showed alternative approaches to achieving the same outcome. The pace of the explanations and demonstrations was just right, ensuring that students could follow along and fully grasp the material. Overall, an outstanding instructor.

  7. Student

    Very good instructor with excellent knowledge on the subject. Very helpful when stuck with the labs and spent time explaining reasons why scenarios had not worked. Also took time to show different ways to
    achieve the same result. Explanations and demo’s were carried out a the correct speed that ensured understanding.

  8. Adam

    Instructor was very good. knowledgable and a a good presenter. Friendly and always happy to help

  9. Amie

    Had a great time with Davide, he clearly set out the new features and took us through at a great pace. I’m a big fan of interactive learning

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