Microsoft - MCTS .NET 3.5 Web Applications



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27/3/2023 (Monday)


This accelerated instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to create a fully functional Web application by using ASP.NET 3.5.  This course is intended for application developers who know how to create applications in Visual Studio 2005 or 2008.  After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Explain how to create dynamic Web pages by using ASP.NET
  • Manage state, handle requests, and improve accessibility by using the features of ASP.NET
  • Configure an ASP.NET application by using .config files
  • Create a user interface on an ASP.NET page by using standard Web server controls
  • Create a user control and a custom server control and add them to an ASP.NET page
  • Access and manipulate data from different sources by using ADO.NET 3.5
  • Access and manipulate data from Windows Communication Foundation services or Web services
  • Present data to the user by placing data-bound controls on an ASP.NET page
  • Improve page responsiveness by using the ASP.NET AJAX controls
  • Interact with the user, access services, and access the AJAX client-side library by using client scripts
  • Find and eliminate bugs in an ASP.NET application
  • Deploy an ASP.NET application to a production Web server
  • Write pages that adapt to the capabilities of mobile devices
  • Utilise controls that adapt to the capabilities of mobile devices

Upgrade your MCTS certification to earn the MCPD:

With an extra 3 days of training you can obtain the MCPD .NET 3.5 Web Developer certification. The Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD) credential demonstrates your expertise in using Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 and the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.


Benefits of MCTS certification:

  • An MCTS certification highlights your areas of expertise, so that your skills and knowledge stand out to hiring managers and project leads
  • By earning multiple MCTS certifications, you can demonstrate your breadth of knowledge of Visual Studio 2008. You can also build on your MCTS certifications to earn a Professional Series credential
  • MCTS certification grants you access to the Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) community and benefits, including a personal profile on and access to the Microsoft Knowledge Base

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


Our .NET 3.5 Web program covers the following subjects:

.NET Framework Development Fundamentals

  • Developing applications that use system types and collections
  • Embedding configuration, diagnostic, management, and installation features into a .NET Framework application
  • Implementing serialisation and input/output functionality in a .NET Framework application
  • Improving the security of .NET Framework applications by using the .NET Framework security features
  • Implementing interoperability, reflection, and mailing functionality in a .NET Framework application
  • Implementing globalisation, drawing, and text manipulation functionality in a .NET Framework application

ASP.NET Application Development

  • Configuring and Deploying Web Applications
  • Working with Data and Services
  • Consuming and Creating Server Controls
  • Troubleshooting and Debugging Web Applications
  • Working with ASP.NET AJAX and Client-Side Scripting
  • Programming Web Applications
  • Targeting Mobile Devices

Exam Track

During this course you will take the following exams:

  • Exam 70-536: .NET Framework Application Development Foundation, Prerequisite Exam for all 3 MCTS Certifications
  • Exam 70-562: .NET Framework 3.5 ASP.NET Application Development

What's 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

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)


Candidates for the ASP.NET exam use Microsoft Visual Studio in a team-based, medium to large development environment. Candidates should have a minimum of two to three years of experience developing Web-based applications by using Microsoft ASP.NET. Candidates should also have a minimum of one year of experience with the following:

  • Database access by using Microsoft ADO.NET classes in the Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Web services
  • State management
  • ASP.NET configuration
  • Monitoring Web applications
  • Debugging
  • Application and page life-cycle management
  • Security aspects such as Forms Authentication and membership and roles
  • ECMAScript (JavaScript, Microsoft JScript)
  • Internet Information Server (IIS)

Candidates should be very familiar with Visual Studio 2005 or later and the .NET Framework classes that are related to ASP.NET and ADO.NET. In addition, candidates should have a good grasp of ASP.NET AJAX.

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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"If you are struggling to prepare for an exam because of work commitments, family comments or any other reason, go Firebrand. It's quick, consice and thorough. However not for the light hearted."
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"I love it."
Joe Brown. (4/1/2010 (Monday) to 10/1/2010 (Sunday))

"Excellent .NET 3.5 course content, learnt loads. Expect lack of sleep."
R.M. (4/1/2010 (Monday) to 10/1/2010 (Sunday))

"The MCTS .NET 3.5 course is very tiring, 16 hour days being typical, but the instruction and self-testing is aimed at getting the student through the exams and certified, and in this objective Firebrand achieves on all fronts. The instruction is fast paced but in-depth."
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