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Microsoft Upgrade to MCSA SQL Server

- Only 4 Days

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.

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See prices now to find out how much you could save when you train at twice the speed.

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online SQL MCSA upgrade courses
  2. You'll be SQL MCSA upgrade certified in just 4 days. With us, you’ll be SQL MCSA upgrade trained in record time
  3. Our SQL MCSA upgrade course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. Pass SQL MCSA upgrade 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 SQL MCSA upgrade 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 SQL MCSA upgrade 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 75,618 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business

Think you are ready for the course? Take a FREE practice test to assess your knowledge!

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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

See 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

See 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

See 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)

See 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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