Microsoft MTA Cloud Fundamentals

- Only 2 Days

Your accelerated MTA Cloud Fundamentals course will develop the core skills to implement, improve and maintain cloud services.

Learn to unlock the benefits of cloud technology saving your business money and energy as well as increasing flexibility, security and potential for collaboration. During your accelerated 2 day course you’ll learn how to:

  • Identify and operate the different types of cloud services
  • Secure data stored in the cloud
  • Ensure security requirements are met
  • Integrate cloud services with on-premises services to create hybrid scenarios

The Microsoft MTA Cloud Fundamentals course is your first step on the ladder towards an MCSA. Get MTA certified, and you'll soon have the confidence and knowledge to build your technology career.

You'll benefit from official Microsoft courseware, instructors and exams as well as Firebrand's Lecture | Lab | Review technique. You'll also train at our distraction free training centre allowing you to be fully immersed in MTA Cloud Fundamentals

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Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be Cloud Fundamentals certified in just 2 days. With us, you’ll be Cloud Fundamentals trained in record time
  2. Our Cloud Fundamentals course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass Cloud Fundamentals 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
  4. 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
  5. You’ll learn Cloud Fundamentals 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’ll be studying Cloud Fundamentals 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 72,589 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Firebrand's courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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

Use your free Microsoft training vouchers

You may be entitled to heavily-discounted training via Microsoft's Software Assurance Training Voucher (SATV) scheme. If your business has bought Microsoft software, check to see if it came bundled with free training vouchers! Vouchers can be exchanged against training for all Microsoft technologies. If you’re unsure, get in touch with us

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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Understand the cloud

Describe cloud principles and delivery mechanisms

  • Differentiate between on-premises IT service models; differentiate between subscription or pay-as-you-go versus upfront CapEx/OpEx funding model; use cloud services to expand capacity (elasticity of the cloud), scalability, redundancy and availability; differentiate between cloud services that are configurable versus on-premises services that are customisable

Describe cloud security requirements and policies

  • Describe how cloud services manage privacy, how compliance goals are met, how data is secured at rest or on-the-wire, and how data and operations transparency requirements are met

Describe how a cloud service stays up to date and available

  • Describe the service/feature improvement process; monitor service health, service maintenance and future roadmap publishing; identify guarantees, service level agreements (SLA) and capping of liability of the cloud service provider

Describe the different types of cloud services

  • Differentiate between types of cloud services and their characteristics, including infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) and software as a service (SaaS); integrate the cloud with on-premises services in hybrid scenarios

Enable Microsoft cloud services

Identify the requirements and dependencies for using Office 365 and Microsoft Intune

  • Plan networking and domains, firewall rule, client requirements, bandwidth implications and DNS

Select a cloud service plan

  • Understand the different options and plans available for Office 365 and Microsoft Intune

Sign up for cloud services

  • Name your tenant, set up your first administrator, determine tenant location

Set up the initial configuration of cloud services

  • Register domains, verify domains, choose the domain purpose; identify required DNS record types

Administer Office 365 and Microsoft Intune

Create users and groups, and assign services and licences

  • Differentiate between cloud identities (Online identity, Synchronised identities, Federated identities), create and manage users and identities, delete and restore users (soft delete), create and manage groups, assign and revoke licences, determine user locations

Assign permissions in Office 365 and Microsoft Intune

  • Assign or revoke administrative roles; manage delegated admins; manage password policies, subscriptions and licences

Monitor service health in Office 365 and Microsoft Intune

  • Monitor the Service Health dashboard, subscribe to RSS feeds, monitor the maintenance schedule, monitor the message centre, log service support requests, configure alerts

Use and configure Microsoft cloud services

Configure Exchange Online

  • Manage recipients (mailboxes, shared mailboxes, resources, contacts, groups), manage anti-spam and antivirus settings

Configure SharePoint Online, including OneDrive

  • Create SharePoint team sites, configure external sharing, set up social features using newsfeeds or Yammer, apply themes, set storage and resource limits

Configure Lync Online

  • Manage Lync user options, manage external communication settings, configure dial-in settings and meeting invitation options, configure Lync Online DNS

Configure Microsoft Intune

  • Install Microsoft Intune client management software, create and deploy policies, automate installations, identify software requirements, set up notifications, identify mobile device management policies

Support cloud users

Resolve sign-in and Office application installation issues

  • Troubleshoot sign-in issues, forgotten passwords, connection problems, difficulty activating Office applications and difficulty connecting mobile devices to Office 365 or Microsoft Intune; choose between 32-bit and 64-bit; identify when an Office repair is required; identify operating system requirements for Office 365 ProPlus; browser requirements and specific versions of Internet Explorer

Resolve email and calendar issues

  • Troubleshoot issues receiving and sending email, troubleshoot issues accessing a delegated mailbox

Resolve SharePoint and OneDrive issues

  • Identify storage limits, troubleshoot "Open with Explorer" not working and OneDrive not syncing, recover deleted files

Resolve Lync issues

  • Troubleshoot Lync sign-in issues, troubleshoot connection issues to Lync Online, troubleshoot communicating to Skype users and users in other companies using Lync

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You'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

Exam 98-369: Cloud Fundamentals

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Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on 080 80 800 888.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: GIAC, CREST and CISSP CBK Review. Exam vouchers may also not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to Education and Skills Funding Agency guidelines.
  • *** On site testing is not included for our GIAC, CREST or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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Candidates are expected to have some hands-on experience with Office 365, Microsoft Intune, firewalls, network topologies and devices and network ports.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on 080 80 800 888 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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"The instructor is very Knowledgeable. His experience is invaluable."
Liam rafferty, Self-Employed contractor. (2019.12.9 to 2019.12.12)

"Great Trainer - Set me up well for the exam."
J.S.. (2019.12.9 to 2019.12.12)

"Great experience with Firebrand & it did meet all expectations. Very fast paced course with little down time, so pre-course reading and preparation is a must & I will definitely do more next time. Great facilities, both training & accommodation."
L.W.. (2019.12.2 to 2019.12.5)

"Trainer was very informative and knew his stuff. Course schedule is aggressive but achievable."
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"Not very complimentary about this course."
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