Microsoft - Upgrade to MCSA SQL Server

Duration

Duration:

Only 4 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

27/3/2023 (Monday)

Overview

Upgrade your SQL Server 2008 certification to the new MCSA: SQL Server 2012 certification fast. You can get your MCSA in four days, by updating your current knowledge. It can take 18 days to get the full certification - which makes this 78% faster!

You'll learn about the skills and new tools needed to maintain a Microsoft SQL Server 2012 database.

Benefits

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass 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 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 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 over 100,000 professionals
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts

Curriculum

Transition Your MCTS on SQL Server 2008 to MCSA: SQL Server 2012 - Part 1

  • Creating Database Objects
  • Working with Data
  • Modifying Data
  • Troubleshooting and Optimize Queries
  • Installing and Configuring SQL Server
  • Maintaining Instances and Databases
  • Optimizing and Troubleshooting SQL Server

Transition Your MCTS on SQL Server 2008 to MCSA: SQL Server 2012 - Part 2

  • Managing Data
  • Implementing Security
  • Implementing High Availability
  • Designing and Implementing a Data Warehouse
  • Extracting and Transforming Data
  • Loading Data
  • Configuring and Deploying SSIS Solutions
  • Building Data Quality Solutions

Exam Track

You'll sit the following exams to upgrade your certification to an MCSA: SQL Server 2012 certification:

  • Exam 70-457: Transition Your MCTS on SQL Server 2008 to MCSA: SQL Server 2012 - Part 1
  • Exam 70-458: Transition Your MCTS on SQL Server 2008 to MCSA: SQL Server 2012 - Part 2

What's Included

Microsoft Official Curriculum

  • MOC 40008 - Updating your Database Skills to Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Included:

  • Training Kit (Exam 70-461): Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 - ISBN - 978-0735666054
  • Training Kit (Exam 70-462): Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases Book/CD Package - ISBN - 978-0735666078
  • Training Kit (Exam 70-463): Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 - ISBN - 978-0735666092

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

Before starting this accelerated course, you must have an MCTS SQL 2008 certification and have experience in the following areas:

  • Working in a SQL Server 2008 R2 environment
  • Writing Transact-SQL SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE statements
  • Creating Database Objects (databases, stored procedures, views, functions)
  • Data Warehousing and SQL Server Integration Services ETL
  • Designing Database Structures, Objects and Security

While on the course, you'll need to use MSPress Training Kit Practice Exam Engines to get you ready for the exams.

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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"The instructor was very knowledgeable and helpful and look forward to the next course"
Duane Leslie Jones, Capita plc. (2/11/2022 (Wednesday) to 4/11/2022 (Friday))

"You visit a very well-organised Training Centre with all modern amenities in almost the middle of nowhere! That will help you focus and ensure that you spend time needed to get stuff done and get prepared for your Certification. Added bonus, the folks working for Firebrand are awesome!"
Nikolaos Velissaris, Microsoft. (29/11/2022 (Tuesday) to 2/12/2022 (Friday))

"Very detailed course with a extremely knowledgeable instructor."
Anonymous. (29/11/2022 (Tuesday) to 2/12/2022 (Friday))

"Quite a lot but learned many new things!"
Anonymous. (29/11/2022 (Tuesday) to 2/12/2022 (Friday))

"The instructor was great in explaining the the concepts. She used many real time examples throughout the course which made the topic interesting and easy to understand."
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