Microsoft - MCPD .NET 3.5 Windows Applications Developer

Duration

Duration:

Only 9 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

7/2/2022 (Monday)

Overview

"MCPD certification in 9 days... a lot of hard work but it is amazing, the amount you can learn in a short time. It is due to the excellent location and facilities but mainly our instructor. He is an excellent instructor who really knows his subject inside out." Andrew McGibbon (Firebrand MCPD certified)

"Firebrand provide a fantastic working environment and I can not speak highly enough of both the course instructor and all the other Firebrand employees. The food is top notch and definitely a highlight! William Marshall (Firebrand MCPD certified)

Here’s 7 reasons why you should get .NET certified with Firebrand Training:

  1. You’ll be certified in just 9 days. With us, you'll get 4 certifications under your belt, in under 2 weeks
  2. It’s all inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We're sure you'll pass your MCPD course first time. But if you don’t, come back within a year, and only pay for accommodation and exams. Everything else is free
  4. You’ll learn more. Most training days run from 9am - 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You'll learn 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
  6. You’re in safe hands. We’re the Institute of IT Training’s “Training Company of the Year” 2006, 2007, 2008. We’ve trained and certified over 17,000 professionals to date, we’ve won several awards for our work, and we’re partners with all the big names in the business
  7. You don't just study the subject. We use more case studies and practical tests to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment

During the week, you’ll sit the following exams on-site:

  • Exam 70-536 - .NET Framework Application Development Foundation, Prerequisite Exam for all MCTS Certifications
  • Exam 70-561 - .NET Framework 3.5 ADO.NET Application Development
  • Exam 70-505 - .NET Framework 3.5, Windows Forms Application Development
  • Exam 70-563 - Designing and Developing Windows Applications Using the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online .NET 3.5 Windows courses
  2. You'll be .NET 3.5 Windows certified in just 9 days. With us, you’ll be .NET 3.5 Windows trained in record time
  3. Our .NET 3.5 Windows course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. Pass .NET 3.5 Windows 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 .NET 3.5 Windows 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 .NET 3.5 Windows 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 111,821 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business

Benefits

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 at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

Curriculum

Our accelerated MCPD course is the most effective, efficient way to get MCPD certified.

We’ve designed our curriculum to prepare you for 6 Microsoft exams sat during the program.

You’ll cover the following content:

.NET Framework Application Development Foundation

  • Framework Fundamentals
  • Input/Output
  • Searching, Modifying, and Encoding Text
  • Collections and Generics
  • Serialization
  • Graphics
  • Threading
  • Application Domains and Services
  • Installing and Configuring Applications
  • Logging and Systems Management
  • Applications Security
  • User and Data Security
  • Interoperating with COM
  • Reflection
  • Mail
  • Globalization

ADO.NET

  • Creating Database Connections
  • Selecting and Querying Data
  • Datasets
  • Updating Data
  • Synchronizing Data
  • LINQ
  • XML
  • LINQ to SQL
  • Using Entity Framework
  • ADO.NET Data Services

Windows Forms Application Development

  • Windows Forms and the User Interface
  • Configuring Controls
  • Advanced Windows Controls
  • Tool Strips, Menus, and Events
  • ADO.NET
  • Implementing Data-Bound Controls
  • XML
  • Printing
  • Advanced Topics
  • Accessibility
  • Asynchronous Programming Techniques
  • Creating Windows Forms Controls
  • Deployment

Designing and Developing Windows-Based Applications

  • Designing and Developing Windows-Based Applications

Exam Track

We’ll prepare you for, and test you in the following 4 exams required for the MCPD Windows Applications Developer 3.5:

  • Exam 70-536 - .NET Framework Application Development Foundation, Prerequisite Exam for all MCTS Certifications
  • Exam 70-561 - .NET Framework 3.5 ADO.NET Application Development
  • Exam 70-505 - .NET Framework 3.5, Windows Forms Application Development
  • Exam 70-563 - Designing and Developing Windows Applications Using the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5

What's Included

Included:

  • MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-536): Microsoft .NET Framework-Application Development Foundation - Book/CD Package ISBN: 9780735626195
  • MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-562): Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 - ASP.NET Application Development - Book/CD Package ISBN: 9780735625624
  • MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-561): Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 ADO.NET Application Development - Book/CD/DVD Package ISBN: 9780735625631
  • MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-505): Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 - Windows Forms Application Development (2nd Edition) Book/DVD Package ISBN: 9780735626379
  • MCPD Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-548): Designing & Developing Windows-Based Applications Using the Microsoft .NET Framework Book/DVD Package ISBN: 9780735623392

Microsoft Official Curriculum

  • MOC 6464 AK (Visual Studio 2008: ADO.NET 3.5)

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)

Prerequisites

Students that are successful in the Microsoft MCPD Enterprise Applications Developer course should possess the following pre-requisites.

Candidates for the Technology Specialist certifications are expected to have:

  • At least two years' experience developing applications by using the Microsoft .NET Framework
  • A working knowledge of Visual Studio 2008
  • A basic understanding of web protocols and HTML
  • A basic understanding of desktop applications development
  • A basic understanding of multi-tier software development

Candidates for the MCPD: Enterprise Applications Developer certification are expected to have:

  • At least three to five years of on-the-job experience dedicated to enterprise application development
  • Worked in the following phases in the application life cycle:
  • Technical Envisioning and Planning
  • Design and Development
  • Stabilising and Releasing

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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