Microsoft - MCTS / MCITP Enterprise Messaging Administrator (Exchange 2010)



Only 6 Days



Classroom / Online / Hybrid

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Next date:

24/6/2024 (Monday)


This six-day course is designed to introduce students to the new features of Exchange 2010 and give delegates the knowledge to evaluate the need for Exchange 2010 on today’s networks. This course will teach students what is required to design and deploy a Messaging solution using Exchange 2010. It will show students how to install and Configure Exchange 2010 key features including day to day management tasks and how to Secure Exchange 2010 and make it High Availability. It will also give delegates the knowledge needed to integrate Exchange 2010 into an existing messaging infrastructure.

During our six-day accelerated Exchange 2010 program, you will be prepared for, and sit, the following exams:

  • MCITP: Enterprise Messaging Administrator
  • MCTS: Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, Configuring

This program is suitable for:

  • Exchange administrators
  • Technical support engineers
  • Systems analysts
  • Technical consultants
  • Network administrators
  • Network engineers
  • IT engineers
  • Information systems administrators
  • Technical support specialist

This is an accelerated, residential, fully-immersed course, designed for IT professionals that require effective, real-world skill-building and timely certification. You will live, learn, and test on-site.


Reasons for Microsoft Exchange certification include career advancement, personal improvement, skills enhancement, and higher salaries. According to Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) Magazine, IT Professionals focusing on Microsoft Exchange as a specialization earn an average salary of £62,100.


  • Overwhelmingly, individuals with Microsoft certifications have an advanced level of knowledge, expertise and skill, and command more professional credibility
  • Microsoft Exchange Certification is seen as a particularly elite indication of an engineer's prowess and skill level, and these professionals are highly sought by employers


  • Reduce the costs of maintaining your Exchange Server
  • Make a roll out of Microsoft Exchange smooth and successful
  • Customers see great value in certification - they want the people on their engagement to have the best skills, and certification provides that proof

Human Resources

  • Employer-funded training and certification programs are a key to retaining skilled IT staff. Career development and advancement opportunities are shown to significantly reduce rates of employee turnover
  • Certification Training Programs provide benchmarks for hiring and promotion decisions by accurately assessing technical skills
  • For-certification training programs maximize educational investments through immediate validation of skills

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study


Course Materials

Students attending this blended-learning program will receive a robust set of course materials that caters to each of the three primary individual learning-intake styles (auditory, visual, and kinaesthetic-tactual) - critical for a successful accelerated learning experience.

Daily lectures, labs, and review sessions are supplemented by a combination of:

  • Proprietary Lab Manual & Microsoft Courseware - developed in conjunction with Microsoft, adapting Microsoft Official Curriculum to address the demands of accelerated learners
  • Self Test or Transcender Testing Software

Delivery Schedule

  • Installing Exchange 2010
  • Managing Exchange 2010 Mailboxes
  • Managing Recipient Objects
  • Implementing Client Access
  • Managing Message Transport
  • Implementing Security
  • Implementing High Availability
  • Implementing Unified Messaging
  • Exchange 2010 Backup and Restore
  • Upgrading from Exchange 2003 and Exchange 2007
  • Maintaining an Exchange 2010 Messaging system
  • Planning the Exchange Server 2010 Infrastructure
  • Designing and Deploying Messaging Compliance, System Monitoring, and Reporting
  • Designing and Deploying Security for the Exchange Organization
  • Designing and Deploying Exchange Server 2010 Availability and Recovery
  • Deploying the Exchange Server 2010 Infrastructure

Exam Track

Each of the following (messaging specialization) exams will be taken during the program.

  • Exam 70-662 TS: Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, Configuring
  • Exam 70-663: Pro: Designing and Deploying Messaging Solutions with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010

What's Included


  • MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-662): Configuring Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Book/CD Package ISBN: 9780735627161

Microsoft Official Curriculum

  • MOC 10135 - Configuring, Managing and Troubleshooting Microsoft Exchange Server 2010

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.


Experience with:

  • Exchange 2003 & Exchange 2007
  • Active Directory & DNS
  • Basic experience of general networking concepts.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.


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"I was a bit skeptical at first as to how Firebrand were going to deliver to so much content in the space of 6 days but Firebrand/the instructor has managed it. I'm already looking at what courses I can sit next."
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"The training is fast, brief and accurate. By the book. If you have experience then it gives you more understanding about the course. "
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"Fully recommend, staff are spot on with all their knowledge and facilities are amazing."
Joseph Hill, Valspar Corporation. (20/5/2013 (Monday) to 25/5/2013 (Saturday))

"It was a very hard course and you need to put in the effort - 15 hour days are not unusual! You do get a lot of knowledge and I will return to work a much more knowledgeable Exchange admin! Everything is provided for you to succeed!"
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