Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is a recommended entry point into IT certification and job preparation. Pass just one exam and you'll earn a certification, taking your first step towards a career in technology.
If you are just starting your IT career path or are looking to enhance your understanding of IT fundamentals, MTA will validate your core knowledge. MTA is an optional industry-recognised certification for those pursuing a career path in IT infrastructure, database design or software development using Microsoft technologies.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Understand Core Database Concepts
- Create Database Objects
- Manipulate Data
- Understand Data Storage
- Administer a Database
- Please refer to the Microsoft exam preparation guide for details of objectives covered.
This 'MTA Database Administration Fundamentals', foundation level course is part of from the Professional IT Training series delivered by the Microsoft IT Academy at Solihull College, Blossomfield campus.
Providing IT professional's access to the latest Microsoft certification courses with high quality, flexible learning systems.
The 'Professional IT Training' courses facilitate effective self directed learning, with flexible start dates to meet your individual needs. This course is delivered in our Microsoft IT Academy workshop alongside students studying similar Database and SQL courses.
This course includes hands-on practice labs in our Academy lab facility that assist students in becoming proficient in the skills needed to support the Microsoft technology.
The student resources include relevant comprehensive printed Microsoft Curriculum workbook(s), Live labs and e- learning materials.
Microsoft Imagine enables students to download Microsoft operating systems and applications to create and develop their own practice lab environments, for your academic use only. Conditions and systems requirements apply.
Tailored individual learning plans, with support and guidance from our experienced tutors.
This course is available to study in the evening, over 10 sessions. Learners may re-enrol on course to extend their period of study.
Vocational study not leading to a recognised academic qualification.
Students may elect to take the relevant Microsoft MTA exam.
Certification requirements are is subject to change at any time without prior notice and at the sole discretion of Microsoft. Please refer to Microsoft certification site for current details.
The course includes continual assessments throughout the course with both practical and quiz exercises. Course certificates of completion are provided.
There is no formal examination required; however this course will prepare you for the following Microsoft MTA exams: 98-364 Database Fundamentals, which may be taken at external Pearson VUE test centres.
Places are offered by interview, subject to meeting the entry requirements.
Learners must be over 19.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
The number of job postings in the computing industry is growing so rapidly that there aren't enough qualified workers available to fill the positions.
Certifications give you a professional edge by providing globally recognised industry endorsed evidence of skills mastery, demonstrating your abilities and willingness to embrace new technologies.
How much will this course cost?
Tuition fee £ 350 ; Materials fee £ 0 ; Total £ 350
Is there anything else I will have to pay for in order to do this course?
This course is not eligible for fee concession.
Learners may re-enrol on course to extend their period of study, tuition fee payable.
The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is Microsoft's newest suite of technology certification exams that validate fundamental knowledge needed to begin building a career using Microsoft technologies.
Further Microsoft IT certification courses are available on the 'Database Certification Track' including SQL and Business Intelligence courses.