Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator Associate - Only 6 Days

Why

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be Azure Administrator certified in just 6 days. With us, you’ll be Azure Administrator trained in record time
  2. Our Azure Administrator course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass Azure Administrator 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 Azure Administrator 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 Azure Administrator 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 68,075 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

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What

On your 6-day accelerated Azure Administrator course, you'll get the skills you need as an Azure Administrator to implement, monitor and maintain Azure solutions, from storage to security and networking. You'll gain expert understanding of service capabilities within Microsoft Azure cloud.

Your expert Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) will immerse you in the curriculum with our unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, helping you to build and retain information faster. You'll also have lab access 24/7 at the training centre, so you can test your skills and make the most of your stay.

You'll also learn how to:

  • Manage Azure subscriptions and resources
  • Implement and manage storage
  • Deploy and manage virtual machines (VMs)
  • Configure and manage virtual networks
  • Manage identities
  • Evaluate and perform server migration to Azure
  • Implement and manage application services
  • Implement advanced virtual networking
  • Secure identities

You'll benefit from the latest, up-to-date Microsoft courseware and practice papers, as Firebrand is a Microsoft Learning Partner.

You'll also be prepared for exam AZ-100: Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and Deployment and exam AZ-101: Microsoft Azure Integration and Security. You'll sit these exams at the Firebrand Training Centre during the course, covered by your Certification Guarantee.

If you're an Azure Administrator who manages cloud services that span across a variety of cloud capabilities, this course is ideal for you.

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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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AZ-100T01-A: Manage Subscriptions and Resources

Module 1: Managing Azure Subscriptions

In this module, you'll learn about the components that make up an Azure subscription and how management groups are used to organise subscriptions into containers to allow you to control organisational governance and policy management across subscriptions. As well as learning about the different available types of subscription, you'll see how to apply tags to your Azure resources to logically organise them by categories.

Lessons

  • Overview of Azure Subscriptions
  • Billing
  • Azure Policy

After completing this module, you’ll will be able:

  • Manage Azure subscriptions and billing, and implement Azure policies.

Module 2: Access Management for Cloud Resources

In this module you will learn the basics of role-based access control as it applies to users and groups. Focus on the administrator role and how it used in Azure.

Lessons

  • Azure Users and Groups
  • Role-based Access Control

After completing this module, you’ll will be able:

  • Implement access management with Azure users, groups, and role-based access control.

Module 3: Monitoring and Diagnostics

In this module, you learn about the Azure Monitor and the many capabilities to ensure your Azure architecture is working correctly. Monitoring skills are explained in this first course and then demonstrated in the following courses. The two main elements explained in this module are Azure Alerts and Azure Activity Log.

Lessons

  • Exploring Monitoring Capabilities in Azure
  • Azure Alerts
  • Azure Activity Log

After completing this module, you’ll will be able:

  • Use Azure Monitor to configure Azure alerts and review the Azure Activity Log.

Module 4: Log Analytics

In this module, you will focus on Log Analytics. Log Analytics provides a way for you to collect, analyse, and query all types of connected data. It is a very powerful tool.

Lessons

  • Introduction to Log Analytics
  • Querying and Analysing Log Analytics Data

After completing this module, you’ll will be able:

  • Query and analyse Log Analytics data.

Module 5: Azure Resource Manager

In this module, you will learn about how resources are organised into resource groups and how ARM templates are used to deploy those resources. This module introduces the concepts and then they are applied in the other courses.

Lessons

  • ARM templates
  • Resource Groups

After completing this module, you’ll will be able:

  • Deploy resources with ARM templates and organise Azure resources.

Module 6: Azure Tips, Tricks, and Tools

This last module is provided to help you get the most from your administrative tools. This include the Azure Portal, Cloud Shell, Azure CLI, Azure PowerShell, and Resource Explorer.

Lessons

  • Azure Portal
  • Azure Tools and Environment

After completing this module, you’ll will be able:

  • Optimise your use of Azure tools like the Azure portal, Azure PowerShell, Cloud Shell and the Azure CLI.

AZ-100T02-A: Implementing and Managing Storage

Module 1: Overview of Azure Storage

In this module, you'll learn about storage accounts - Standard and Premium - as well as storage endpoints and how to configure custom domain accounts. You'll have an opportunity to practice creating and managing storage accounts. The module also covers data replication and provides a comparison of the different available replication schemes. You'll be introduced to Azure Storage Explorer, a utility that lets you easily work with and manipulate Azure Storage data.

Lessons

  • Azure storage accounts
  • Data replication
  • Azure Storage Explorer

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Create Azure storage accounts for different data replication, pricing, and content scenarios.

Module 2: Storage Services

In this module, you'll learn about the disks component of Azure Storage as it relates to virtual machines. Disks are how virtual machines store their VHD files. You will learn about the types of disks and storage and how Azure simplifies IaaS disk management by creating and managing the storage accounts associated with the virtual machine disks. You will also learn about how Azure blob storage stores unstructured data in the cloud as objects, or blobs (BLOB = binary large object). And you"ll explore Azure Files, which offers fully managed file shares in the cloud that are accessible via the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol. The other file storage options covered in the module are Tables and Queues for structured storage.

Lessons

  • Virtual machine storage
  • Blob storage
  • Azure files
  • Structured storage

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Implement virtual machine storage, blob storage, Azure files, and structured storage.

Module 3: Securing and Managing Storage

In this module, discover how a shared access signature (SAS) can be used to provide delegated access to resources in storage accounts, allowing clients access to those resources with sharing the storage account keys. You'll also learn how to use Azure backup as a cloud-based solution for an existing on-premises or off-site backup and data protection solution. This module also covers Azure File Sync as a way to centralise an organisation's file shares in Azure Files, and using Windows Server to cache the Azure file share locally, thus enabling scenarios such as "lift and shift", backup and disaster recovery, and file archiving.

Lessons

  • Shared access keys
  • Azure backup
  • Azure File Sync

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Secure and manage storage with shared access keys, Azure backup, and Azure File Sync.

Module 4: Storing and Accessing Data

In this module, you'll learn about using a content delivery network (CDN) to deliver cached content that is stored on a distributed network of edge servers closer to end-users. You'll also learn how to transfer large amount of data to and from the cloud using the Azure Import/Export service.

Lessons

  • Azure Content Delivery Network
  • Import and Export service

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Store and access data using Azure Content Delivery Network, and the Import and Export service.

Module 5: Monitoring Storage

In this module, you will learn techniques for monitoring the health of Azure storage. With metrics and alerts you can check a variety of performance metrics and send notifications to your system administrator team. With the Activity Log you can search and query for specific events, even across subscriptions.

Lessons

  • Metrics and Alerts
  • Activity Log

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Monitor Azure storage with metrics and alerts, and the Activity Log.

AZ-100T03-A: Deploying and Managing Virtual Machines

Module 1: Overview of Azure Machines

In this module, you'll will be introduced to Azure virtual machines. What are virtual machines and what operating systems are supported? How can you determine if your existing virtual machines can be supported in Azure? What pricing and sizing options are available?

Lessons

  • Azure Virtual Machines Overview
  • Planning Considerations

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Explain virtual machine usage cases, storage options, pricing, operating systems, networking capabilities, and general planning considerations.

Module 2: Creating Virtual Machines

In this module, you will learn how to create and configure Windows virtual machines. You will practice in the Azure portal, in Azure PowerShell, and with ARM templates.

Lessons

  • Overview of the Virtual Machine Creation Overview
  • Creating Virtual Machines in the Azure Portal
  • Creating Virtual Machines (PowerShell)
  • Creating Virtual Machines using ARM Templates

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Create Windows virtual machines in the Azure Portal, with Azure PowerShell, or using ARM Templates.

Module 3: Deploying Virtual Machine Images

In this module, you will learn how to create custom virtual machines in Azure. For example, deploying a server image that is in your on-premises datacenter. You will also learn how to create and connect to Linux virtual machines.

Lessons

  • Deploying Custom Images
  • Deploying Linux Virtual Machines

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Deploy custom server images and Linux virtual machines.

Module 4: Configuring Virtual Machines

In this module, you will learn about the two main configuration areas for virtual machines: networking and storage. In the networking lesson, we will cover IP addressing, network interfaces, and network security groups. In the storage lesson, we will cover virtual machine disks, managed disks, attaching/detaching disks, and uploading disks.

Lessons

  • Overview of Virtual Machine Configuration
  • Virtual Machine Networking
  • Virtual Machine Storage

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Configure virtual machine networking and storage options.

Module 5: Configuring Availability and Extensibility

In this module, you will learn how to keep your virtual machines highly available with update and fault domains, and availability sets. You will also learn how to use scale sets to increase and decrease the number of the virtual machines as the workload changes. Lastly, virtual machines can be extended through custom scripts and Desired State Configuration.

Lessons

  • Virtual Machine Availability
  • Virtual Machine Scalability
  • Applying Virtual Machine Extensions

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Implement virtual machine high availability, scalability, and custom scripts extensions.

Module 6: Managing and Monitoring Virtual Machines

In this module, you will learn the very important tasks of backing up your virtual machines and monitoring their overall health. You will practice backing up and restoring virtual machines. You will learn about monitoring, diagnostics, and Azure Advisor.

Lessons

  • Backup and Restore
  • Monitoring Virtual Machines

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Backup, restore, and monitor virtual machines.

AZ-100T04-A: Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks

Module 1: Azure Virtual Networks

In this module, you'll will be introduced to Azure virtual networks. What are virtual networks and how are they organised? How do you create and configure virtual networks with templates, PowerShell, CLI, or the Azure portal? What is the difference between public, private, static, and dynamic IP addressing? How are system routes, routing tables, and routing algorithms used?

Lessons

  • Introducing Virtual Networks
  • Creating Azure Virtual Networks
  • Review of IP Addressing
  • Network Routing

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Understand virtual networking components, IP addressing, and network routing options.

Module 2: Azure DNS

In this module, you will learn about DNS basics and specifically implementing Azure DNS. In the DNS Basics lesson you will review DNS domains, zones, record types, and resolution methods. In the Azure DNS lesson, we will cover delegation, metrics, alerts, and DNS hosting schemes.

Lessons

  • Azure DNS Basics
  • Implementing Azure DNS

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Implement Azure DNS domains, zones, record types, and resolution methods.

Module 3: Securing Virtual Network Resources

In this module, you will learn primarily about Network Security Groups (NSGs) including NSG rules and NSG scenarios. You will also learn how to implement NSGs considering service endpoints, logging, troubleshooting, and other network traffic.

Lessons

  • Introduction to Network Security Groups
  • Implementing Network Security Groups and Service Endpoints

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Configure network security groups, service endpoints, logging, and network troubleshooting.

Module 4: Connecting Virtual Networks

In this module, you will learn about two specific types of intersite connectivity: VNet-to-VNet connections and VNet Peering. In both cases, you will learn when to choose which connectivity method, and how to implement and configure the method.

Lessons

  • Intersite Connectivity (VNet-to-VNet Connections)
  • Virtual Network Peering

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Implement site connectivity schemas including VNet-to-VNet connections and virtual network peering.

AZ-100T05-A: Manage Identities

Module 1: Managing Azure Active Directory

In this module, you'll will be introduced to Azure Active Directory. What is Azure Active Directory and how is it different from Active Directory Domain Services? What is Self-Service Password Reset and how is it configured? How can Azure AD Identity protection improve your security posture. How do you integrate SaaS applications with Azure AD?

Lessons

  • Azure Active Directory Overview
  • Self-Service Password Reset
  • Azure AD Identity Protection
  • Integrating SaaS Applications with Azure AD

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Implement Azure Active Directory, Self-Service Password Reset, Azure AD Identity Protection, and integrated SaaS applications.

Module 2: Managing Azure Active Directory Objects

In this module, you will learn the basics of implementing Azure AD objects. These objects include domains and tenants, users and groups, roles, and devices. In each lesson you will practice how to configure these objects through the portal and with Azure PowerShell. The Azure roles lesson will be your introduction to role-based access control.

Lessons

  • Azure Domains and Tenants
  • Azure Users and Groups
  • Azure Roles
  • Managing Devices

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Configure domains and tenants, users and groups, roles, and devices.

Module 3: Implementing and Managing Hybrid Identities

In this module, you will learn how to integrate Active Directory with your existing infrastructure. You will learn about different authentication options like AD Connect, Single Sign On, and Pass-through authentication. You will also learn how to configure Azure AD Application Proxy and how it is used.

Lessons

  • Azure Active Directory Integration Options
  • Azure AD Application Proxy

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Implement and manage Azure Active Directory integration options and Azure AD Application Proxy.

AZ-101T01-A: Migrate Servers to Azure

Module 1: Managing Azure Active Directory

In this module, you will be introduced to Azure migration projects and specifically Azure Migrate. Azure Migrate will be your tool of choice for automated server discovery and workload sizing. You will step through the process of using Azure Migrate to create a project, create a collector, assess machine readiness, and estimate cost.

Lessons

  • Overview of Cloud Migration
  • Azure Migrate: The Process

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Use Azure Migrate to discover and assess on-premises virtual machine migration to Azure.

Module 2: Azure Site Recovery

In this module, you will be introduced to Azure Site Recovery (ASR). ASR will be your primary tool for migrating workloads to Azure. You will learn which scenarios are most appropriate for ASR and the features that the product provides. You will also learn how to use the ASR deployment planner to ensure your infrastructure is ready for migration. Lastly, you will walk through the process of implementing ASR on a Hyper-V infrastructure.

Lessons

  • Overview of ASR
  • Preparing the Infrastructure
  • Completing the Migration Process

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Use Azure Site Recovery to migrate Hyper-V infrastructures to Azure.

Module 3: Additional Migration Scenarios

In this module, you will complete your study of Azure migration by looking at two different migration scenarios. In the first scenario you will see how to migrate VMware vSphere Hypervisor virtual machines to Azure using ASR. In the second video series we will migrate System Center VMM Hyper-V machines.

Lessons

  • VMWare Migration
  • System Center VMM Migration: Video Walkthrough

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Review migration strategies for VMWare and System Center VMM virtual machines.

AZ-101T02-A: Implementing and Managing Application Services

Module 1: Introducing the Azure App Service Platform

In this module, you will be introduced to the Azure App Services Platform. You will learn about app service plans, web app hosting options, app service scenarios and how to monitor apps. You will also learn about how to isolate apps with App Service Environments.

Lessons

  • Introducing Azure App Service
  • App Service Environments

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Implement use cases and configuration options for Azure App Services and App Service Environments.

Module 2: Managing and Securing Web Apps

In this module, you will learn how to deploy your app with minimal downtime. You will also learn how to backup, restore, snapshot, and clone your app. Lastly, you will implement security features like authentication options and authentication providers.

Lessons

  • Deploying Web Apps
  • Managing Web Apps
  • App Service Security

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Manage and secure web apps with backup, restore, snapshot, and cloning.

Module 3: Scaling and Performance

In this module, you will learn how to ensure your app performs under various workloads. You will learn how to scale up and scale out your app. You will learn how to automatically scale your app and to grow out the app through geo-distribution. Lastly you will learn how CDN provides a way to optimise bandwidth and web traffic.

Lessons

  • Scale Up and Scale Out
  • Autoscale and Grow out
  • Optimising Bandwidth and Web Traffic

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Optimise your web app performance with Scale Up, Scale Out, Autoscale, and Grow out strategies.

Module 4: Deploying Serverless Computing Solutions

In the module, you will learn what serverless computing is and what it provides. You will implement three serverless computing solutions: Azure Functions, Event Grid, and Service Bus. Azure Functions provide small pieces of code, or "functions," that run in the cloud. Event Grid is a service for managing routing of all events from any source to any destination. Service Bus multi-tenant cloud messaging service that sends information between applications and services.

Lessons

  • Serverless Computing Concepts
  • Managing Azure Functions
  • Managing Event Grid
  • Managing Service Bus
  • Managing Logic App

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Deploy serverless computing features like Azure Functions, Event Grid, and Service Bus.

AZ-101T03-A: Implement Advanced Virtual Networking

Module 1: Distributing Network Traffic

In this module, you will learn about three ways to distribute network traffic: Azure Load Balancer, Azure Traffic Manager, and Azure Application Gateway. The Azure Load Balancer delivers high availability and network performance to your applications. The Azure Traffic Manager allows you to control the distribution of user traffic to your service endpoints. The Azure Application Gateway is a web traffic load balancer that enables you to manage traffic to your web applications.

Lessons

  • Overview of Network Traffic Distribution Options
  • Azure Load Balancer
  • Azure Traffic Manager
  • Azure Application Gateway

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Implement and configure Azure Load Balancer, Azure Traffic Manager, and Azure Application Gateway.

Module 2: Site Connectivity

In this module, you will learn and implement two ways to connect your virtual networks: Site-to-Site VPN Connections and ExpressRoute. Site-to-Site VPN connections provide secure tunneling for cross-premises and hybrid configurations. ExpressRoute extends your on-premises networks into the Microsoft cloud over a dedicated private connection facilitated by a connectivity provider.

Lessons

  • Site-to-Site VPN Connections
  • ExpressRoute

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Implement and configure Site-to-Site VPN connections and ExpressRoute.

Module 3: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Network Connectivity

In this module, you will learn important skills around troubleshooting virtual network connectivity. The primary tool discussed is Azure Network Watcher. Azure Network Watcher provides IP flow verification, VPN diagnostics, NSG views and flows, and next hop analysis.

Lessons

  • Introducing Network Watcher
  • Implementing Network Watcher
  • Network Troubleshooting Examples

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Implement and configure Network Watcher and troubleshooting common network issues.

AZ-101T04-A: Secure Identities

Module 1: Introduction to Identity Protection in Azure

In this module, you'll learn about Role-Based Access Control as the foundation to organising and managing an organisation's administrative access based on the principle of least privilege. You will also review Azure Active Directory concepts, as well as gaining insight into the threat landscape and security risks that are exposed to IT organizations through breach of privileged access.

Lessons

  • Role-Based Access Control
  • Azure Active Directory (Refresher)
  • Protecting Privileged Access in the Environment

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Use Azure RBAC to grant a granular level of access based on an administrator's assigned tasks.

Module 2: Using Multi-Factor Authentication for Secure Access

In this module, you'll learn about securing the sign-in process through Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). You'll learn how MFA works and the differences in implementation between on-premises and cloud scenarios. You'll also learn about using conditional access policies to provide more fine-grained control over apps and resources in your environment.

Lessons

  • Introducing Multi-Factor Authentication
  • Implementing MFA

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • Use Azure Multi-Factor Authentication to configure a strong authentication for users at sign-in.

Module 3: Azure AD Privileged Identity Management

In this module, you'll learn how to use Azure Privileged Identity Management (PIM) to enable just-in-time administration and control the number of users who can perform privileged operations. You'll also learn about the different directory roles available as well as newer functionality that includes PIM being expanded to role assignments at the resource level.

Lessons

  • Getting Started with PIM
  • PIM Security Wizard
  • PIM for Directory Roles
  • PIM for Role Resources

After completing this module, you’ll will be able to:

  • User Azure AD Privileged Identity Management to configure access rights based on just-in-time administration.

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On this course, you'll take the following exams, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • Exam AZ-100: Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and Deployment
    • Domains:
      • Manage Azure subscriptions and resources (15-20%)
      • Implement and manage storage (20-25%)
      • Deploy and manage virtual machines (VMs) (20-25%)
      • Configure and manage virtual networks (20-25%)
      • Manage identities (15-20%)
  • Exam AZ-101: Microsoft Azure Integration and Security
    • Domains:
      • Manage Azure subscriptions and resources (15-20%)
      • Implement and manage storage (20-25%)
      • Deploy and manage virtual machines (VMs) (20-25%)
      • Configure and manage virtual networks (20-25%)
      • Manage identities (15-20%)

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Microsoft Official Courseware:

  • AZ-100T01: Managing Azure Subscriptions and Resources
  • AZ-100T02: Implementing and Managing Storage
  • AZ-100T03: Deploying and Managing Virtual Machines
  • AZ-100T04: Configure and Manage Virtual Networks
  • AZ-100T05: Manage Identities
  • AZ-101T01: Migrate Servers to Azure
  • AZ-101T02: Implement and Manage Application Services
  • AZ-101T03: Implement Advanced Virtual Networking
  • AZ-101T04: Secure Identities

Microsoft Practice Exams

Microsoft Official Exams:

  • AZ-100: Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and Deployment
  • AZ-101: Microsoft Azure Integration and Security

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  • Storage structures
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C.B.. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Database Administration (6 days) (17/9/2018 to 22/9/2018)

"If time is of the essence."
Adrian Taplin, Contractor. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Database Administration (6 days) (17/9/2018 to 22/9/2018)

"I was unsure I would pick a lot of knowledge about SQL as my previous experience was not good. However, the teaching style and pace has really given me the chance to absorb everything I need to become more knowledgeable in database administration. I will definitely leave this course with a broad understanding of SQL DBA, and I thank the instructor for helping me with this area."
Jonathon Kindred, Optionis. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Database Administration (6 days) (17/9/2018 to 22/9/2018)

"Above and beyond truly dedicated trainer with real life experience as well as text book. He''ll always ensure you are grasping all concepts."
Shaun Mcgregor. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (16/7/2018 to 20/7/2018)

"The course instructor was very experienced in the course, bringing real life experience, which made the training even more interesting."
Vincent Parris, Hearst Magazine UK. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (16/7/2018 to 20/7/2018)

"The training from the instructor was very good and can relate to practical experience which is always a good thing and was a subject matter expert. The facilities are very good. "
Mark Burgess. - Microsoft Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions (3 days) (7/7/2018 to 9/7/2018)

"The training with Firebrand is quick, detailed and helpful. Everything is covered in detail and the training is done in a walk through style with completed examples also available."
J.K, IBM. - Microsoft MTA HTML5 App Development Fundamentals (2 days) (4/7/2018 to 5/7/2018)

"Firebrand training was great! An excellent learning environment, I am amazed how much I have learnt in such a small space of time."
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2/7/2018 to 3/7/2018)

"Good fast training, plenty of breaks and practical work with relatable instructors. "
S.C. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2/7/2018 to 3/7/2018)

"Great course, fast past but all course material covered in great detail and extra time to cover problem topics and peoples queries."
Rhys Jupp, Hilton Foods. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2/7/2018 to 3/7/2018)

"Good informative 2 days of training, made light work of a lot of information."
J.S. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2/7/2018 to 3/7/2018)

"I found the training positively challenging, supportive and real world relevant. Looking forward to my next course. "
Gary Bostock, UK MOD. - Microsoft MCSA: Cloud Platform & MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Azure) (10 days) (21/4/2018 to 30/4/2018)

"Never a dull time with Firebrand. I always leave with new knowledge and new friends."
M.D. - Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Identity (4 days) (21/6/2018 to 24/6/2018)

"Wow! The class was incredible! Long days and intense but our instructor, kept if fun and lively. It was very informative and provided real world examples whilst still preparing students for the exams. I would recommend the course and instructor! Thank you!"
E.S. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (14/6/2018 to 24/6/2018)

"I really enjoyed to be in Wyboston lakes for MCSA: Windows Server 2016 training course and I learnt a lot of important stuff in 11 days only. With my busy schedule it was impossible for me to focus and cover all this topics without attending this boot camp. Thanks Firebrand team!"
Arash Goudarzi, Atlas Copco Support Services NV (Belgium). - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (14/6/2018 to 24/6/2018)

"Overall I''ve been very impressed with the company. I have found the training facility to be very good and all equipment to deliver the training was substantive. The instructor had a breadth and depth of knowledge that has abled me to revisit old skills and develop them to a new level, providing me with a strong foundation to get back to work hitting the ground running. Would highly recommend to my colleagues and peers."
Tim Edwards, Hexegic. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (14/6/2018 to 24/6/2018)

"Our tutor was very thorough, entertaining and funny."
Anonymous - Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Installation, Storage and Compute (4 days) (14/6/2018 to 17/6/2018)

"Our tutor was very entertaining and funny."
Anonymous, Jolly IT Solutions - Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Installation, Storage and Compute (4 days) (14/6/2018 to 17/6/2018)

"Great training, great instructor!"
Kyle Parsons, Fidelity. - Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Installation, Storage and Compute (4 days) (14/6/2018 to 17/6/2018)

"Really good training, I was really happy with it."
Anonymous - Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Installation, Storage and Compute (4 days) (14/6/2018 to 17/6/2018)

"It is intense and certainly not for the feint hearted! We had a fantastic tutor who was dubbed "The Queen of SQL" forevermore. She made this course incredibly interesting and her enthusiasm was needed to push us through the course in its entirety! "
Jack Buchanan, NA. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Database Administration (6 days) (11/6/2018 to 16/6/2018)

"The instructor defiantly have excellent knowledge of the course subject. She is also a natural trainer who can keep all skill levels in mind while training."
Izak Potgieter, Convergint technologies. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Database Administration (6 days) (11/6/2018 to 16/6/2018)

"I recommend Firabrand Training to anyone who wants to extend their knowledge on any of the courses that they teach because it is fast track and it is well organised."
David Coleto, CityWest Homes. - Microsoft MTA Database Fundamentals (2 days) (11/6/2018 to 12/6/2018)

"The accelerated training provided good knowledge in able to obtain the certification."
Michael Howard. - Microsoft MCSA: BI Reporting (4 days) (7/6/2018 to 10/6/2018)

"Great training and additional extras, thanks very much."
Edward Williams, Lucid Partnership. - Microsoft MCSA: Web Applications (6 days) (1/6/2018 to 6/6/2018)

"I gained more knowledge and improved my technical skills!"
Maria Vig, Engie. - Microsoft Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (3 days) (1/6/2018 to 3/6/2018)

"Good class - the instructor was great and I feel I have learned a lot from the way he taught."
Anonymous - Microsoft Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (3 days) (1/6/2018 to 3/6/2018)

"A highly enjoyable and thorough course, taught in a manner that made the subject both interesting and understandable."
A.C.. - Microsoft Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (3 days) (1/6/2018 to 3/6/2018)

"Really enjoyed the course and content from the instructor. Lots of little extras, which will help in the real world. Thanks!"
Edward Williams, Lucid Partnership. - Microsoft Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (3 days) (1/6/2018 to 3/6/2018)

"Really enjoyed the course and content - lots of little extras which will help in the real world. "
Edward Williams, Lucid Partnership. - Microsoft Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (3 days) (1/6/2018 to 3/6/2018)

"Although the days were long, I found that the training was very useful and I learned a lot. Overall a great experience and couldn''t fault my experience here!"
Regan Walsh , GB Railfreight. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows 10 (6 days) (21/5/2018 to 26/5/2018)

"Ask for 007! If you know.. you know - Hes a fantastic trainer, thank you so much!"
Reece Isles. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (14/5/2018 to 19/5/2018)

"My personal experience at Firebrand has been good as I have learnt a lot about server, networking and security. "
K.H., VolkerWessels UK LTD. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (14/5/2018 to 19/5/2018)

"I had an enjoyable time considering the amount of content that was required to be learnt. Personally i found it frustrating that measure-up had not been updated to correspond with the exam, this was not the instructor''s fault -he''s a good trainer. "
Laurence chalk. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (14/5/2018 to 19/5/2018)

"My experience has been good, lot of learning and intense sessions to get you to know the fundamentals. "
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (14/5/2018 to 19/5/2018)

"I think Firebrand goes the extra mile when providing students with learning exercises and the overall experience was a very pleasant and I would recommend it to my friends. "
N.F.. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (14/5/2018 to 19/5/2018)

"Found the course very useful to gain insight into the challenges developing solutions across multiple Dev teams both in the UK and off-shore. Using Dynamics 365 Online will allow ICAEW to deploy solutions across multiple platforms including mobile and tablet without needing to continue developing our dedicated iOS or Android aps. "
Tim Greaves, ICAEW. - Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customisation and Configuration (4 days) (14/5/2018 to 17/5/2018)

"Great experience and learned quite a bit. What I did already know was also reinforced."
Reuben Phillips , Transport for London. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (10/5/2018 to 11/5/2018)

"Training - intense but we had a knowledgeable trainer and a lot of time for questions if required Accommodation - personally, I find excellent and the food is very welcome after a long day Staff - all staff are very helpful and on hand for any concerns/queries. Instructor - excellent and although the course was accelerated, he applied knowledge well and had a lot of time for candidates whether groups or face to face. "
Dod Frieslick, Firebrand Training. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (10/5/2018 to 11/5/2018)

"I feel that although the learning was quick paced, there was sufficient time and materials or extra online resources given to self study in areas of knowledge that I needed more development in."
Venessa Cox, Firebrand. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (10/5/2018 to 11/5/2018)

"Great learning experience. Definitely improves your chances of passing versus doing it alone. Really helps to have an industry expert for feedback and to solidify the concepts."
Matt Eisengruber, Dynatrace. - Microsoft Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions (4 days) (24/4/2018 to 27/4/2018)

"Had a Legend of an instructor, who made the whole thing interesting!"
Akmil Matloob , MySelf. - Microsoft MCSA: Cloud Platform & MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Azure) (10 days) (21/4/2018 to 30/4/2018)

"The instructor was great with questions and I feel completely prepared for the exam at twice the speed."
Gary Spencer, Na . - Microsoft Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions (3 days) (28/4/2018 to 30/4/2018)

"Amazing instructor, very passionate and knows his field and more!"
David Baldry, Dynatrace. - Microsoft Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions (3 days) (28/4/2018 to 30/4/2018)

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