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Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals

- Only 4 Days

The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification is your first step on the Microsoft career path. Get MTA certified, and you'll soon have the knowledge and confidence to begin building your technology career.

In this accelerated 4 day course, you'll learn fundamental software developer and database administration skills. After completing this course, you'll have an understanding of:

  • Core Programming
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • General Software Development
  • Web Applications
  • Desktop Applications
  • Databases

More than 95% of companies around the world use Microsoft products and technology. Be a part of it.

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Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be certified in just 4 days. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  2. Our course is 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 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 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 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 75,348 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

Microsoft certifications allow you to develop towards becoming an IT Pro or Developer. This will help you stand-out, and prove that you have the skills to deploy, maintain, and optimise Microsoft technologies.

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Distraction-free residential training - you’ll live just steps away from your classroom
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Your Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll even sit your exam on the course and return home certified
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

See Curriculum...

Module 1: Introduction to Programming

Module 2: Object Oriented Programming

Module 3: Application Lifecycle

Module 4: Web Applications

Module 5: Desktop Applications

Module 6: Database

See Exam Track...

You'll sit the following exam, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • Exam 98-361: Software Development Fundamentals

See What's Included...

On this all-inclusive accelerated course, you'll recieve:

  • Software Development Fundamentals - ISBN 978-0470889114
  • Firebrand courseware based on 'MOC 40361A: Software Development Fundamentals'

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
  • Hands-on training through Lecture | Lab | ReviewTM
  • Digital courseware (if available)
  • * Some exceptions apply
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

See Prerequisites...

Before you attend this course, you should have:

  • A recent experienced STEM background (science, technology, engineering, mathematics).
  • Some experience of programming.
  • Watched Microsoft's Virtual Academy course on Software Development Fundamentals, which provides an overview of this course.

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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Microsoft Course Dates

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