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Microsoft - MCTS System Center 2012 Configuration Manager



Only 4 Days



Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

28/9/2020 (Monday)


This four-day course will teach you how to plan and deploy System Center 2012 Configuration Manager. You'll learn about the central administration site, as well as primary and secondary sites - and all associated systems.

Migrating from System Center Configuration Manager 2007? We'll teach you everything you need to know. You'll also get the knowledge and skills needed to configure and manage a System Centre 2012 Configuration Manager site.

This course is 50% faster than traditional training.

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online System Center 2012 courses
  2. You'll be System Center 2012 certified in just 4 days. With us, you’ll be System Center 2012 trained in record time
  3. Our System Center 2012 course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. Pass System Center 2012 first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn System Center 2012 faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying System Center 2012 with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 75874 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business


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Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam on the course and return home certified
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify


Administering System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

  • Overview of System Centre 2012 Configuration Manager
  • Discover and Organise Resources
  • Manage the Configuration Manager Client
  • Manage Inventory and Software Metering
  • Query and Reporting Data
  • Manage Software Deployments by Using Packages and Programs
  • Create and Deploy Applications
  • Manage Application Deployment
  • Deploy and Manage Software Updates
  • Implement Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager 2012
  • Manage Operating System Deployment
  • Manage Compliance Settings
  • Manage Mobile Devices
  • Configure Wake On LAN, Power Management, and Remote Control

Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

  • Overview of System Centre 2012 Configuration Manager
  • Plan and Deploy a Single-Site Environment
  • Plan and Configure Role-Based Administration
  • Plan and Deploy a Multiple-Site Hierarchy
  • Data Replication and Content Management
  • Planning and Completing System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Client Deployment
  • Maintain and Monitor System Centre 2012 Configuration Manager
  • Migrate from System Center Configuration Manager 2007 to System Centre 2012

Exam Track

You'll sit the following exam:

  • Exam 70-243: Administering and Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

What's Included

Microsoft Official Curriculum

  • MOC 10747 – Administering System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
  • MOC 10748 - Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

Books included on the course

  • Mastering System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager - ISBN 978-1118821701

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. 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 (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)


In addition to professional experience, you should also have the following System Administrator-level knowledge:

  • Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers.
  • Windows client management including endpoint security fundamentals.
  • Networking fundamentals, including TCP/IP and Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Windows Server administration concepts including Active Directory and group policy principles and management.
  • Basic concepts of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) security.
  • Familiarity with Windows Intune.
  • Basic understanding of Windows Server roles and services.
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services.
  • Configuration Manager features and administrative tasks including:
    • Working with the System Centre 2012 Configuration Manager or newer administrator console
    • Installing clients
    • Hardware and software inventory
    • Working with collections
    • Reporting
    • Deploying applications
    • Managing software updates
    • Deploying operating systems
    • Settings management

    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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