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What

Master Windows 10 twice as fast as traditional training. On this official six day Microsoft Windows 10 course you’ll learn how to configure, manage and maintain Windows 10 operating systems.

Bring Windows 10 to your business

Microsoft Windows is used by 1.5 billion people, in 190 countries, around the world. Get certified and bring the benefits of the Windows 10 operating system to your business.

The first part of this course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to install and configure Windows 10 desktops and devices in a Windows Server domain corporate environment. You’ll learn to:

  • Install and modify Windows 10 operating systems and apps
  • Configure local and remote network connectivity and storage
  • Configure and control data, device and network security
  • Maintain, update, and recover Windows 10
  • Install and manage Windows 10 desktops, devices, and applications relevant to your business
  • Manage Windows 10 operations after deployment, providing secure identity and data access utilising Group Policy, Remote Access, and Device Registration technologies
  • Support device and data management solutions – you’ll be introduced to Microsoft Azure, Active Directory, Microsoft Intune, and Microsoft Azure Rights Management

Plus, on this accelerated six day course, you’ll study Microsoft Official Courseware and sit exam 70-697. Passing this exam will fulfill an elective requirement for MCSA: Windows 10.

Note: Passing exam 70-697 previously resulted in achieving the Microsoft Specialist: Windows 10 certification.

Microsoft retired the Specialist credential as of 31 March, 2017. The exams remain available and where applicable will count towards the relevant existing MCSA, MCSE or MCSD certification.

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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

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Installing and Configuring Windows 10

Module 1: Overview of Windows 10

This module introduces the Windows 10 operating system. It describes the new features in Windows 10, and the important changes since Windows 8.1. It describes the use, navigation, and customisation of the new, enhanced user interface. This module also mentions the features of Windows 10 that make it beneficial for organisations of different sizes.

Lessons:

  • Introducing Windows 10
  • Navigating the User Interface
  • Lab : Navigating and Customising the User Interface
  • Navigating Windows 10
  • Configuring the Start Menu
  • Configuring the Desktop

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the important new features of Windows 10.
  • Navigate and customise the Windows 10 interface.

Module 2: Installing Windows 10

This module introduces the different editions of Windows 10, and the differences between them. It describes the requirements and available options for installing Windows 10 on a device. It also provides instructions on installing Windows 10 and upgrading to it. This module discusses points to consider when deciding between an upgrade or migration to Windows 10, and the supported upgrade paths from older versions of the Windows operating system.

Lessons:

  • Preparing to Install Windows 10
  • Upgrading to Windows 10
  • Lab : Installing Windows 10
  • Upgrading Windows 7 to Windows 10
  • Migrating User Settings

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the different editions of Windows 10 and the features of each
  • Install and upgrade to Windows 10.

Module 3: Configuring Your Device

This module explains how to configure Windows 10 by using tools such as the Settings app, Control Panel, Windows PowerShell, Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) and Group Policy Objects (GPOs). It describes the different types of user accounts, and the benefits of using a Microsoft account. This module also describes Microsoft OneDrive, and how it integrates with Windows 10.

Lessons:

  • Overview of Tools Used to Configure Windows 10
  • Common Configuration Options
  • Managing User Accounts
  • Using OneDrive
  • Lab : Configuring Windows 10
  • Using Settings
  • Using Control Panel
  • Using Windows PowerShell
  • Using GPOs
  • Lab : Synchronising Settings with OneDrive
  • Connecting a Microsoft Account
  • Synchronising Settings between Devices

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the use of various tools to configure Windows 10
  • Explain common configuration options
  • Manage user accounts
  • Use OneDrive with Windows 10.

Module 4: Configuring Network Connectivity

This module explains the use of tools such as the Settings app, Network and Sharing Center, and Windows PowerShell to configure network settings. It describes the differences between IPv4 and IPv6 settings, and the benefits of IPv6. It also describes name resolution and provides an overview of the Domain Name System (DNS) service. This module describes the configuration of wireless connectivity in Windows 10, and explains remote access methods available in Windows 10, such as Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), DirectAccess, and Remote Desktop.

Lessons

  • Configuring IP Network Connectivity
  • Implementing Name Resolution
  • Implementing Wireless Network Connectivity
  • Overview of Remote Access
  • Lab : Configuring Network Connectivity
  • Configuring IP Settings Manually
  • Configuring Automatic IP Settings
  • Configuring DNS Settings
  • Testing Name Resolution

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe how to configure IP network connectivity.
  • Implement name resolution.
  • Implement wireless network connectivity.
  • Describe options for remote access in Windows 10.

Module 5: Managing Storage

This module provides an overview of storage options such as hard disks, server-based storage, and virtual hard disks. It describes network storage options such as Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Storage Area Network (SAN), and cloud-based storage options such as OneDrive and Azure Storage. This module describes the management and maintenance of disks, partitions, and volumes. It also describes the Storage Spaces feature, and the process of configuring it.

Lessons

  • Overview of Storage Options
  • Managing Disks, Partitions, and Volumes
  • Maintaining Disks and Volumes
  • Managing Storage Spaces
  • Lab : Managing Storage
  • Adding a Disk
  • Creating a Simple Volume
  • Compressing a Folder
  • Enabling Disk Quotas
  • Creating a Storage Space

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain the different storage options in Windows 10
  • Manage disks, partitions, and volumes
  • Maintain disks, partitions, and volume
  • Manage Storage Spaces

Module 6: Managing Files and Printers

This module provides an overview of the file systems supported by Windows 10. It explains how to configure file permissions, the effect of file permissions, how explicit and inherited permissions work, and how to include user and device claims in access permissions. This module also explains how to share folders, the tools to use for sharing a folder, and the effective permissions when a user tries to access data in a shared folder that is protected by file permissions. The last lesson in the module describes how to add and share a printer, and how to manage client and server side printing.

Lessons

  • Overview of File Systems
  • Configuring and Managing File Access
  • Configuring and Managing Shared Folders
  • Work Folders
  • Managing Printers
  • Lab : Creating, Securing, and Sharing a Folder
  • Creating and Securing a Data Folder
  • Sharing the Data Folder
  • Lab : Enabling Work Folders
  • Configuring Work Folders
  • Lab : Installing and Sharing a Printer
  • Installing and Sharing a Printer

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe and create file systems that are supported by Windows 10.
  • Configure file permissions and limit access to files and folders.
  • Configure and manage shared folders.
  • Create and use Work Folders.
  • Configure and manage printers.

Module 7: Managing Apps in Windows 10

This module describes how to install and configure both desktop apps and Windows Store apps in Windows 10. It explains how to install apps manually and automatically, and how to use Microsoft Systems Center Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune to deploy apps. It describes the Windows Store, and how to manage access to it. This module also describes the Internet Explorer 11 and Edge browsers, and explains how to configure and manage both.

Lessons

  • Overview of Methods Used to Provide Apps to Users
  • The Windows Store
  • Web Browsers
  • Lab : Installing and Updating Apps from the Windows Store
  • Installing Apps from the Windows Store
  • Updating Windows Store Apps
  • Controlling Access to the Windows Store
  • Sideloading an App
  • Lab : Configuring Windows 10 Web Browsers
  • Configuring Web Browsers

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe app deployment options in Windows 10.
  • Install and manage Windows Store apps.
  • Configure Windows 10 web browsers.

Module 8: Managing Data Security

This module explains how the technologies available with Windows 10 work together to protect against data-related security threats. It provides an overview of these threats, and discusses possible mitigations and best practices for dealing with them. It describes defense-in-depth and Encrypting File System (EFS), and their usage in countering security threats. This module also describes how to configure, administer, and monitor BitLocker.

Lessons

  • Overview of Data-Related Security Threats
  • Securing Data with EFS
  • Implementing and Managing BitLocker
  • Lab : Managing Data Security
  • Using EFS
  • Using BitLocker

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain data-related security threats.
  • Secure data with EFS.
  • Implement and manage BitLocker.

Module 9: Managing Device Security

This module explains how to mitigate security threats with the use of Security Compliance Manager, Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit, and security settings in GPOs. It also describes User Account Control (UAC), and how to configure it.

Lessons

  • Using Security Settings to Mitigate Threats
  • Configuring User Account Control
  • Lab : Managing Device Security
  • Creating Security Policies
  • Testing Security Policies
  • Configuring UAC Prompts

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use security settings to mitigate threats.
  • Configure user account control.

Module 10: Managing Network Security

This module describes common network-related security threats, and describes options to mitigate them. It describes Windows Firewall, IPsec connection security rules, and Windows Defender, and how to configure these tools to manage network security.

Lessons

  • Overview of Network-Related Security Threats
  • Windows Firewall
  • Connection Security Rules
  • Windows Defender
  • Lab : Managing Network Security
  • Creating and Testing Inbound Rules
  • Creating and Testing Outbound Rules
  • Creating and Testing Connection Security Rules
  • Configuring Windows Defender

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe network-related security threats and options for mitigating them.
  • Use Windows Firewall to mitigate security threats.
  • Configure IPsec connection security rules.
  • Use Windows Defender to protect devices from network-related threats.

Module 11: Maintaining Windows 10

This module describes Windows Update, and Windows Update for Business, and how to configure settings for updates. It describes how to use Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), Configuration Manager, or Intune to distribute updates within organisations. This module also explains how to use the Action Center, Event Viewer, and Performance Monitor in Windows 10.

Lessons

  • Updating Windows 10
  • Monitoring Windows 10
  • Optimising Performance
  • Lab : Maintaining Windows 10
  • Configuring Updates for a Single Device
  • Configuring Updates with GPOs
  • Using the Action Center
  • Monitoring Events
  • Monitoring Reliability and Performance

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain how to update Windows 10.
  • Monitor Windows 10.
  • Optimise Windows 10 performance.

Module 12: Troubleshooting and Recovery

This module describes device drivers, and how to use the Device Manager to view, configure, update, and roll back device drivers. It explains file recovery methods in Windows 10, such as Backup and Restore, File History, and Previous Versions. This module also explains features such as System Restore, Startup Recovery, and System Image Recovery, and describes how to use restore points to roll back device configuration.

Lessons

  • Managing Devices and Drivers
  • Recovering Files
  • Recovering Devices
  • Lab : Troubleshooting and Recovery
  • Installing an Updated Device Driver
  • Rolling Back the Device Driver
  • Using File History to Recover Files
  • Using Previous Versions to Recover Files
  • Recovering a Device with a Restore Point
  • Using the Advanced Start-up Options to Recover a Device

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe and manage device drivers.
  • Configure file recovery and revert to previous versions of files.
  • Use device recovery features in Windows 10.

Deploying and Managing Windows 10 Using Enterprise Services

Module 1: Managing Desktops and Devices in an Enterprise Environment

This module explains the most current trends and information related to desktop and device management in the enterprise. It also provides an overview on how to extend device management to the cloud.

Lessons

  • Managing Windows 10 in the Enterprise
  • Managing a Mobile Workforce
  • Supporting Devices in the Enterprise
  • Extending IT Management and Services to the Cloud
  • Lab : Planning for Windows 10 and Device Management in the Enterprise
  • Reading the Scenario
  • Answering the Questions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage Windows 10 in the enterprise.
  • Manage a mobile workforce.
  • Support devices in the enterprise.
  • Extend IT management and services to the cloud.

Module 2: Deploying Windows 10 Enterprise Desktops

This module explains the various deployment scenarios of Windows 10 and the considerations to keep in mind while performing these deployments. This module also explains how to deploy Windows 10 by using the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (WADK) and the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT). This module also explains how to maintain Windows 10 by using DISM and Windows Imaging and Configuration Designer (ICD).

Lessons

  • Overview of Windows 10 Enterprise Deployment
  • Customising Enterprise Desktop Deployments
  • Deploying Windows 10 by Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
  • Maintaining a Windows 10 Installation
  • Managing Volume License Activation for Windows 10
  • Lab : Building a Reference Image by Using WADK Tools
  • Configuring Custom Windows PE Boot Media
  • Modifying a Custom Answer File by Using Windows SIM
  • Installing a Reference Computer by Using an Answer File
  • Preparing a Reference Computer by Using Sysprep
  • Capturing a Reference Computer
  • Lab : Using MDT to Deploy Windows 10 Desktops
  • Creating and Configuring the MDT Deployment Share
  • Creating a Task Sequence
  • Deploying a Windows 10 Image by Using MDT
  • Lab : Maintaining a Windows 10 Installation using Windows ICD
  • Creating and Configuring a Windows ICD Provisioning Package

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the deployment options for Windows 10 desktops.
  • Customise enterprise desktop deployments.
  • Deploy Windows 10 by using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit.
  • Maintain a Windows 10 installation.
  • Manage volume license activation for Windows 10.

Module 3: Managing User Profiles and User State Virtualisation

This module explains user states and user state virtualisation and explains how to deploy and maintain user experience virtualisation (UE-V). This module also explains how to use tools such as ScanState and LoadState to migrate user states.

Lessons

  • Managing User Profile and User State
  • Implementing User State Virtualisation by Using Group Policy
  • Configuring User Experience Virtualisation
  • Managing User State Migration
  • Lab : Configuring User Profiles and User State Virtualisation
  • Configuring Roaming User Profiles and Folder Redirection
  • Implementing and Configuring UE-V
  • Lab : Migrating User State by Using USMT
  • Creating and Customising USMT XML Files
  • Capturing and Restoring User State to a Target Computer

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage user profile and user state.
  • Implement user state virtualisation by using Group Policy.
  • Configure UE-V.
  • Manage user state migration.

Module 4: Managing Windows 10 Sign-In and Identity

This module explains the concept of identity and the methods to enhance identity security. This module also explains cloud identities and the use of Azure Active Directory Premium in enterprise organisations.

Lessons:

  • Overview of Enterprise Identity
  • Planning for Cloud Identity Integration
  • Lab : Integrating a Microsoft Account with a Domain Account
  • Signing up for a Trial Microsoft Account
  • Connecting a Microsoft Account to a Domain Account
  • Lab : Joining Windows 10 to Azure Active Directory
  • Signing Up for an Azure Active Directory Trial Subscription
  • Joining Windows 10 to Azure Active Directory

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the concept of enterprise identity.
  • Plan for cloud identity integration.

Module 5: Managing Desktop and Application Settings by Using Group Policy

This module explains how to manage Group Policy inheritance, administrative templates, and common enterprise desktop settings. This module also explains how to apply policies using targeting and filtering.

Lessons:

  • Managing Group Policy Objects
  • Configuring Enterprise Desktops Using Group Policy
  • Overview of Group Policy Preferences
  • Lab : Configuring Group Policy Objects and Settings
  • Managing Windows 10 by Using Group Policy
  • Lab : Using Group Policy Preferences to Manage Desktop Settings
  • Configuring Group Policy Preferences to Apply Drive and Printer Mapping

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage Group Policy objects
  • Configure enterprise desktops by using Group Policy
  • Describe Group Policy preferences.

Module 6: Managing Data Access for Windows-based Devices

This module explains how to implement Device Registrations and Work Folders. This module also explains how to configure and share data stored in Microsoft OneDrive.

Lessons:

  • Overview of Data Access Solutions
  • Implementing Device Registration
  • Implementing Work Folders
  • Managing Online Data Using Cloud-Based Storage Solutions
  • Lab : Configuring Data Access for Non-Domain Joined Devices
  • Implementing Device Registration
  • Configuring Work Folders
  • Lab : Managing Data Access Using OneDrive
  • Configuring OneDrive

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the solutions for accessing data
  • Implement Device Registration
  • Implement Work Folders
  • Manage online data by using cloud-based storage solutions

Module 7: Managing Remote Access Solutions

This module explains how to configure a virtual private network (VPN) and DirectAccess in Windows 10. This module also explains how to publish applications in Microsoft Azure RemoteApp.

Lessons:

  • Overview of Remote Access Solutions
  • Configuring VPN Access to Remote Networks
  • Using DirectAccess with Windows 10
  • Supporting RemoteApp
  • Lab : Implementing DirectAccess
  • Configuring the DirectAccess Server
  • Configuring the DirectAccess Clients
  • Validating Remote Connectivity
  • Lab : Configuring Azure RemoteApp
  • Creating a RemoteApp Collection
  • Publishing an Application Using Azure RemoteApp
  • Validating Remote Connectivity

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the types of remote access solutions
  • Configuring VPN access to remote networks
  • Use DirectAccess with Windows 10
  • Support RemoteApp.

Module 8: Configuring and Managing Client Hyper-V

This module explains how to create virtual switches, virtual hard disks, and virtual machines.

Lessons:

  • Installing and Configuring Client Hyper-V
  • Configuring Virtual Switches
  • Creating and Managing Virtual Hard Disks
  • Creating and Managing Virtual Machines
  • Lab : Configuring Virtual Machines by Using Client Hyper-V
  • Installing Client Hyper-V
  • Creating a virtual machine

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Install and configure client Hyper-V
  • Configure virtual switches
  • Create and manage virtual hard disks
  • Create and manage virtual machines

Module 9: Managing Windows 10 Devices Using Enterprise Mobility Solutions

This module explains the use of the Enterprise Mobility Suite and its components, Azure Active Directory Premium, Azure Rights Management, and Microsoft Intune.

Lessons:

  • Overview of the Enterprise Mobility Suite
  • Overview of Azure Active Directory Premium
  • Overview of Azure Rights Management
  • Overview of Microsoft Intune
  • Lab : Implementing a Microsoft Intune Subscription
  • Signing Up for a Microsoft Intune Trial Subscription
  • Adding Microsoft Intune Users

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the use and components of the Enterprise Mobility Suite
  • Manage directory services by using Azure Active Directory Premium
  • Protect devices by using Azure Rights Management
  • Explore the options in Microsoft Intune

Module 10: Managing Desktop and Mobile Clients Using Microsoft Intune

This module explains how to configure and assign configuration policies. This module also explains how to create Mobile Device Management (MDM) policies and enroll mobile devices to Intune.

Lessons:

  • Deploying the Intune Client Software
  • Overview of Microsoft Intune Policies
  • Mobile Device Management Using Intune
  • Lab : Installing the Intune Client Software and Configuring Policies
  • Installing the Intune Client Software
  • Creating Intune Policies
  • Lab : Managing Mobile Devices Using Microsoft Intune
  • Configuring and Enrolling Mobile Devices into Microsoft Intune

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Deploy the Intune client software
  • Configure Intune policies
  • Manage mobile devices using Intune

Module 11: Managing Updates and Endpoint Protection Using Microsoft Intune

This module explains how to configure updates and Endpoint Protection settings and reports.

Lessons:

  • Managing Updates Using Microsoft Intune
  • Managing Endpoint Protection
  • Lab : Managing Updates and Endpoint Protection Using Microsoft Intune
  • Configuring Updates in Microsoft Intune
  • Configuring Endpoint Protection in Microsoft Intune

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage updates by using Intune
  • Manage Endpoint Protection

Module 12: Application and Resource Access Using Microsoft Intune

This module explains how to use the Microsoft Intune Software Publisher and deploy applications to managed clients. This module also explains the use of certificate profiles, Wi-Fi profiles, and VPN profiles to control access to company resources

Lessons:

  • Overview of Application Management Using Intune
  • The Application Deployment Process
  • Controlling Access to Company Resources
  • Lab : Deploying Applications by Using Microsoft Intune
  • Uploading an Application to Microsoft Intune
  • Deploying an Application to Managed Clients
  • Lab : Managing Resource Access by Using Microsoft Intune
  • Configuring Profile Deployment
  • Configuring Conditional Access Policies

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe application management by using Intune
  • Describe the application deployment process
  • Control access to company resources.

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

  • Exam 70-697 - Configuring Windows Devices

Passing exam 70-697 previously resulted in achieving the Microsoft Specialist: Windows 10 certification.

Microsoft retired the Specialist credential as of 31 March, 2017. The exams remain available and where applicable will count towards the relevant existing MCSA, MCSE or MCSD certification.

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Microsoft Official Curriculum

  • MOC 20697-1: Installing and configuring Windows 10
  • MOC 20697-2: Deploying and Managing Windows 10 in the Enterprise

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Mohammed Saeed, Joseph Chamberlain College birmingham. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (9.4.2018 to 14.4.2018)

"Clear and concise, with practical lab examples."
M.W., TfL. - Microsoft MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals (2 days) (9.4.2018 to 10.4.2018)

"My experience at the Firebrand Training Centre has been comfortable. The environment is peaceful which aids concentration and thinking. Food is good with a variety and range that also meets my dietary requirements. "
P.A., Firebrand. - Microsoft Programming in C# (4 days) (3.4.2018 to 6.4.2018)

"I think the instructor has done really well to deliver a course which is technically demanding. He has a good way of breaking complex theory down to simple terms. "
Anonymous - Microsoft Programming in C# (4 days) (3.4.2018 to 6.4.2018)

"- Trainer was excellent, very knowledgeable and good at explaining concepts, very helpful when it came to clarifying things. - While the days were long, the frequent breaks ensured concentration could be maintained (infinite coffee also helped with this!) - Accommodation was excellent - Food and drink were excellent! Excellent variety of food on offer, and different food every day. - Wide range of facilities at Wyboston Lakes, and the lake is great for a walk after a long training session."
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (26.3.2018 to 27.3.2018)

"Great course, very informative. We had a great instructor who has had practical experience. Lots of time spent with face-to-face instruction. Hands on material that we were able to work with as well. Really enjoyed my time here and will recommend to other colleagues as well. As an added bonus the food was great too!"
C.H.. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (26.3.2018 to 27.3.2018)

"I love the bootcamp format (tried other training provider that only deliver 9:00 am to by 5:00 pm just wont work)!"
Melody Lam. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Business Intelligence Development (5 days) (12.3.2018 to 16.3.2018)

"Excellent speedy and professional learning environment. Knowledge on subject matter for the course superb by instructor."
Fredrik Olander, Max Matthiessen. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Business Intelligence Development (5 days) (12.3.2018 to 16.3.2018)

"Having never had any working experience on any SQL Server product, I enrolled on this course. The accelerated nature and the efficient way the course was presented helped me absorb the concepts. I am over the moon to have passed my very first Microsoft exam at Firebrand!"
Gordon Hepburn , Kerry. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Business Intelligence Development (5 days) (12.3.2018 to 16.3.2018)

"Highly focused training with experienced teacher and great documentation. "
Alfredo Hidalgo Iglesias, BYG. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Business Intelligence Development (5 days) (12.3.2018 to 16.3.2018)

"My first experience of Firebrand, training was fantastic, instruction as just the right combination of talking, demonstrating and practical work. Definitely recommend."
Tom Odell, BUUK Infrastructure. - Microsoft Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (3 days) (10.3.2018 to 12.3.2018)

"Excellent venue, resources and friendly staff. Thank you! Excellent venue, that is accessible and very close to perfect accommodation."
Christopher Harvey, Grafton Merchenties GB. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Database Administration (6 days) (5.3.2018 to 10.3.2018)

"Great way to learn x2 faster in a complete learning bubble A* I choose Firebrand to give me accelerated learning, certification and real world experience through the excellent trainers. Thank you Firebrand."
Roy Casana, Designated . - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Database Administration (6 days) (5.3.2018 to 10.3.2018)

"Excellent facilities, and a world class trainer who went out of his way to delivery the course and more. I would consider doing another Firebrand course."
Tim Harborne, Carillionarmey. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Database Administration (6 days) (5.3.2018 to 10.3.2018)

"The trainer was excellent, as he was very informative, friendly and patient. I do wish that there was more time for the course, because I found it difficult to process such a vast amount of information, in such a short space of time."
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Database Fundamentals (2 days) (8.3.2018 to 9.3.2018)

"The instructor was a very interactive and enjoyable tutor. His vast knowledge was clear and he explained everything in great detail."
J.H., Lloyds Banking Group. - Microsoft MTA Database Fundamentals (2 days) (8.3.2018 to 9.3.2018)

"At the beginning of the course, I had very little knowledge but feel as though I have learn a lot in a short space of time."
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Database Fundamentals (2 days) (8.3.2018 to 9.3.2018)

"Great teacher"
A.N., Lloyds banking group . - Microsoft MTA Database Fundamentals (2 days) (8.3.2018 to 9.3.2018)

"At the beginning of the course, I had very little knowledge but feel as though I have learnt a lot in a short space of time."
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Database Fundamentals (2 days) (8.3.2018 to 9.3.2018)

"Great course and tutor who was very enthusiastic and helpful."
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Database Fundamentals (2 days) (8.3.2018 to 9.3.2018)

"Concise and highly informative, with a combination of clear theoretical and practical examples."
M.W., Transport for London. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (19.2.2018 to 20.2.2018)

"Very useful and insightful course!"
Rhys Banton-Laing, Schroders. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (19.2.2018 to 20.2.2018)

"Firebrand courses are accelerated and intensive but worth the effort. The Instructors do a very excellent job of ensuring all aspects of the course are covered"
Luis Gallagher-Munhica, Comp Consult Ltd. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (19.2.2018 to 20.2.2018)

"A fantastic intensive course that will cover installation and configuration. Don't expect it to be easy but DO expect it to be informative. Our instructor balanced real-world examples alongside the theoretical that enabled key technologies to simply Click. With sufficient pre-study this course would be the icing on the cake, as-it-were, and be a gateway into Microsoft certification. Recommended."
Robert Walker. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (8.2.2018 to 18.2.2018)

"It was great to be in an environment with minimal distractions to enable me to achieve the objectives of this course so quickly. The staff are all very friendly and helpful and the accommodation is clean and comfortable. The food was excellent and the training rooms were well equipped with modern equipment."
J.C., James T. Blakeman & Co. Ltd.. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (8.2.2018 to 18.2.2018)

"Training was great as usual. Feeling very prepared for my exam. Thanks to the instructor for all the great training, and to Firebrand once again."
Kristian Ward, Switch Networks Ltd. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (8.2.2018 to 18.2.2018)

"Firebrand has delivered another great course at Wyboston and honestly Ive learnt so much while being on this course its almost unreal. The last module has blown my mind with its depth. I definitely recommend this course to anyone who is starting their IT journey. Also OPS were awesome "
Steven Rincon. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (8.2.2018 to 18.2.2018)

"As long a you can handle the fierceness of the course, I would recommend this to any one who just wants to get on!"
Simon Fenwick, Staysure. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (8.2.2018 to 18.2.2018)

"My best approach to rapid learning. Home studying is too slow and lacks discipline for me and time available. Would rather pay the premium, sleep little, get an awesome trainer, get the skills and then make money from the investment. Thanks Firebrand!"
Roy Casella, Designated. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (22.1.2018 to 26.1.2018)

"VERY (and that's in capital letters!) intense training course, but very worthwhile. I took the training course to get in-depth knowledge of Office365, but ended up passing the exam, with an MCP, even when I didn't intend to take the exams."
John Oliver, Frontline Consultancy. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (22.1.2018 to 26.1.2018)

"My Firebrand experience has been, as always, great. I really enjoy it here, all the late nights and worrying are all part of the fun!"
Timothy Farmer. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (22.1.2018 to 26.1.2018)

"Well organised, interactive and fun with a mixture of different teaching styles. Pleased with this course!"
S.C.. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (8.1.2018 to 13.1.2018)

"Great Instructor. I love the Measure ups that help prepare for the exam and course content is relevant to today's technologies and older technologies that are still in the exam."
Chris Hunt, Utilita. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (8.1.2018 to 13.1.2018)

"The instructor kept us engaged through long days of intense training. Educational and enjoyable, which isn't easy over a 12 hour day!"
Joe Gibbons, Utilita. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (8.1.2018 to 13.1.2018)

"Firebrand provides beneficial training in great detail. The days are long but engaging and free drinks keep me focused."
Joe Gibbons, Utilita. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (8.1.2018 to 13.1.2018)

"I started programming in C# 6 months ago. My time at firebrand has definitely as least doubled my prior knowledge."
Natalie Flower. - Microsoft Programming in C# (4 days) (3.1.2018 to 6.1.2018)

"For a robust and concentrated burst of structured learning you cannot do better then Firebrand. Your time in the classroom will be intense but you and your course mates will develop a rapport that will support your learning and provide for release during downtime. For best results come with your course material reviewed and fresh in your mind."
Christopher Helsby. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (18.12.2017 to 22.12.2017)

"The course felt very well paced and was structured in a way that didn't feel like an overload of information all at once. The instructor was very helpful and willing to go through a topic multiple times to ensure you understand it fully. "
B.M., Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue. - Microsoft MTA Database Fundamentals (2 days) (16.12.2017 to 17.12.2017)

"The course was everything that I expected and more. The instructor made the subjects easy and simple to understand. "
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (7.12.2017 to 17.12.2017)

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