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Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 61,852 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.41% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:
"Instructors are the best, they know what they are talking about. Come to Firebrand Training if you are intrested to know things in advance before starting a new technology, so you use them when you need them, basically you will know what in the box and whats avaiable when you need so"
Amir Rabbanian, Computer Exchange. - Microsoft MCPD .NET 3.5 Enterprise Applications Developer (14 days) (23/8/2010 to 5/9/2010)
"Its a very tough and intensive 14 days. But the satisfaction you feel when you pass the exams is awesome. Firebrand Training does everything they possibly can to help you pass and make sure you understand the topics. I have learnt so much that its unbelievable."
Haroon Mohammed, Contractor. - Microsoft MCPD .NET 3.5 Enterprise Applications Developer (14 days) (15/2/2010 to 28/2/2010)
"A very hard 14 days work, but the quality of the instruction was second to none. "
Anthony Mason. - Microsoft MCPD .NET 3.5 Enterprise Applications Developer (14 days) (10/5/2010 to 23/5/2010)
"Excellent course, very intense but to be expected on an accelerated course, very impressed with the course and the teaching."
Dave Mills, Steria LTD. - Microsoft MCPD .NET 3.5 Enterprise Applications Developer (14 days) (10/5/2010 to 23/5/2010)
"I decided to take the Microsoft MCPD Enterprise Developer course with Firebrand Training, because of the fact that it is an immersive study environment and also because the teaching staff was said to be very knowledgeable (and are, at least for the one we had)."
Racine Conde. - Microsoft MCPD .NET 3.5 Enterprise Applications Developer (14 days) (4/1/2010 to 17/1/2010)
"Learning enough Windows Communication Framework in 17 hours to pass the examn, with no pre-requisites? One of the class room students succeeded. That tells everything about the concept. Fantastic. I have no problem at all in recommending FireBrand and the MCPDEAD 3.5 course to all my colleges."
Michael Quist, the nordic company. - Microsoft MCPD .NET 3.5 Enterprise Applications Developer (14 days) (7/6/2010 to 20/6/2010)
"Tutor was friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, hotel rooms and food were lovely. "
Kieron Larcombe, North Norfolk District Council. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (19/12/2016 to 20/12/2016)
"My experience with firebrand has been very good. I have learned a lot regarding the course in such a short amount of time thanks to accelerated learning provided and the skill of the instructors."
C.G. - Microsoft MTA HTML5 App Development Fundamentals (2 days) (19/12/2016 to 20/12/2016)
"If you want to learn a lot of useful job-related information this course provides it. But be aware you need to be able to work long days and dedicate time to each part of the course."
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server (9 days) (5/12/2016 to 13/12/2016)
"The combination of the luxury training location and set up, plus the 5 star training itself and overall personal support makes FIREBRAND the top choice of IT training for me, I will be back!"
Gareth Birdsall, Lloyds Banking. - Microsoft Querying SQL Server (4 days) (5/12/2016 to 8/12/2016)
"Course content excellent. Staff and instructor helpful throughout the duration."
Karl Lindley. - Microsoft MCSD: Web Applications (9 days) (3/12/2016 to 11/12/2016)
"Great and thorough training in a short time."
Casey Smith, Jolly IT Solutions. - Microsoft Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (4 days) (19/11/2016 to 22/11/2016)
"Very intense course, but very enjoyable. I met some great people, including our instructor and learned a great amount in a short time. Facilities are fantastic, food amazing. Overall a thumbs up! "
Kay Duddy, SSAFA. - Microsoft Specialist: Dynamics CRM 2016 Customisation and Configuration (4 days) (14/11/2016 to 17/11/2016)
"Great course and instructor really explained the material well"
Paddy OToole. - Microsoft Specialist: Dynamics CRM 2016 Online Deployment (3 days) (18/11/2016 to 20/11/2016)
"Very intense course, instructors very supportive, food very good. "
Kayleigh Duddy. - Microsoft Specialist: Dynamics CRM 2016 Online Deployment (3 days) (18/11/2016 to 20/11/2016)
"The training is extremely helpful not just in equipping students for the exams but also for providing valuable knowledge relevant to the workplace."
Obi Onuorah, Senior Internet. - Microsoft Specialist: Dynamics CRM 2016 Online Deployment (3 days) (18/11/2016 to 20/11/2016)
"The Firebrand training was excellent, with a knowledgeable tutor who was able to share his experience in a highly interactive classroom environment.
I have come away from the training with a lot more experience and knowledge that I can apply in my workplace"
Ryan Maclean, Oil & Gas UK. - Microsoft Specialist: Dynamics CRM 2016 Customisation and Configuration (4 days) (14/11/2016 to 17/11/2016)
"Fantastic instructor and made the class very interesting with the many different teaching methods. I thoroughly enjoyed it."
S.B, AT&T. - Microsoft MCSE: Communication (Skype for Business) (6 days) (24/10/2016 to 29/10/2016)
"Be prepared to work very hard! Guaranteed to take away vital knowledge at the end but if you have worked hard you'll be taking away a qualification too!"
Johnne Karki. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (7/11/2016 to 11/11/2016)
"As always my stay at Firebrand was very good and I am now an MCP in o365 which is great. The instructor was knowledgeable and had a great character which allowed for great learning and understanding of the course requirements."
Nick Margerum. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (7/11/2016 to 11/11/2016)
"Firebrand is supportive, educational and a fantastic experience. If ever you need to learn anything IT based, Firebrand is an excellent way to get out of work and really knuckle down to focus on the training at hand."
Kai Stewart. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (7/11/2016 to 11/11/2016)
"A lot of information to take in in a short time, therefore very intense but a great learning environment and good instructor make it worthwhile.
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSE: Messaging (Exchange 2016) (6 days) (31/10/2016 to 5/11/2016)
The material is perfect and the staff are all very helpful and supportive."
R.D, Robert Davis. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (17/10/2016 to 22/10/2016)
"Firebrand offer excellent training! The experience has been great and the support has been top of the class. "
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSE: Communication (Skype for Business) (6 days) (24/10/2016 to 29/10/2016)
"Great approach to training. If you want to fully immerse yourself in a technology Firebrand is for you."
R.K. - Microsoft Specialist: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (3 days) (24/10/2016 to 26/10/2016)
"Very Comprehensive and hands on"
Anonymous - Microsoft Specialist: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (3 days) (24/10/2016 to 26/10/2016)
"Long days, and nights, but very much worth it. Great facilities at Wyboston Lakes and very good staff."
M.C. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (17/10/2016 to 22/10/2016)
"Great training, learned a lot as there is so much material. Our Instructor was great and had so much knowledge. Loved his teaching methods and approach, and there was never any pressure to take the test unless we were ready. He was all about teaching us and also in a way guiding us to make sure we don't rush things. "
R.K. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (17/10/2016 to 22/10/2016)
"This is my 4th time at firebrand the training is EXCELLENT!
Staff are always very helpful, training is very educational and informative.
The courses can be very challenging but the rewards are worth it in the end!"
Harry Holdstock, Key Intelligence. - Microsoft MTA Database Fundamentals (2 days) (6/10/2016 to 7/10/2016)
"Very thorough, intense training. Excellent teaching. Amazing facilities."
T.B, Microtech Electronics. - Microsoft MTA Database Fundamentals (2 days) (6/10/2016 to 7/10/2016)
"One of the best learning experiences I have had. Brilliant combination of theoretical and practical lessons. Wrapped up in an extremely intense session that forces you to work hard to succeed!. "
Aaron Surtees, Union Square Software /Deltek. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (30/8/2016 to 31/8/2016)
"Brilliant service as always"
M.A.S. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (30/8/2016 to 31/8/2016)
"Great course, very intense. Learnt new skills which will benefit me in the workplace. "
Freddie Maclaren, Active Networks . - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (30/8/2016 to 31/8/2016)
"The course I attended was well structured but intense. I really enjoyed learning about all the different aspects of software development"
Hannah McEwan. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (30/8/2016 to 31/8/2016)
"Very good training provided by real world instructors; who go beyond what the books teach."
Marc Ralph, Natures Way Foods. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2 (9 days) (13/8/2016 to 21/8/2016)
"The trainer was well prepared, the course was structured well and a good experience"
Mihnea Dinu. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server (9 days) (30/7/2016 to 7/8/2016)
"Terrific instructor, she was very knowledgeable and friendly. Any questions I had were answered and I felt like I learned so much during the course."
Andrew Delaney, Entropy IT. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server (9 days) (30/7/2016 to 7/8/2016)
"This is my second time at Firebrand. Again, it has been really great. The accommodation is nice and cosy, the food is amazing, the staff are professional and polite and the instructor was magnificent."
Jorge Vasques, Triad Group. - Microsoft Specialist: Programming in C# (4 days) (4/7/2016 to 7/7/2016)
"It is a great advantage to be isolated to focus 100% on the training at hand. No lost time travelling back and forth. Great knowledge skills offered by trainer."
Raf Frederickx, Adafi Software. - Microsoft Specialist: Programming in C# (4 days) (4/7/2016 to 7/7/2016)
"Well organised. Professional instructors and staff."
Bhai Rai, MOD. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2 (9 days) (25/6/2016 to 3/7/2016)
"The accelerated learning at Firebrand really motivated me to go for those certifications"
Pieter Batsleer, Deloitte Bedrijfsrevisoren. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (13/6/2016 to 18/6/2016)
"My training instructor was awesome super duper. "
Hayden Rockey, Swann Group Ltd. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (13/6/2016 to 18/6/2016)
"Enthusiastic trainer who is easy to talk to and really helped with any questions I had. Very knowledgeable! "
Michael Labram. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (13/6/2016 to 18/6/2016)
"My instructor was great at teaching the fundamentals of Microsoft Networking, Security and Server Administration. I learned a lot in a short space of time. Firebrand Training staff were very helpful and kind."
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (13/6/2016 to 18/6/2016)
"Firebrand gave me the opportunity to focus on my training by providing a good environment for studying, lectures which focused on relevant content and a clear and attainable goal in the form of a certification at the end."
Jonas Olsson, Dedicatum Consulting AB. - Microsoft MCSE: Business Intelligence (SQL Server) (6 days) (6/6/2016 to 11/6/2016)
"I achieved my MCSE, over the moon. Thank you."
Wayne Chandler. - Microsoft MCSE: Business Intelligence (SQL Server) (6 days) (6/6/2016 to 11/6/2016)
"An inspiring instructor who provided us with lots of material and examples. Course material was excellent. A lot of material to cover and was fun but hard work."
Anonymous - Microsoft Specialist: Programming in C# (4 days) (30/3/2016 to 2/4/2016)
"This course covered all objectives without a feeling of being rushed through it.
The instructor made the course more enjoyable with a funny and relaxed approach whilst still sharing his wide knowledge on all the topics."
Gareth James, AIRBUS. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (18/4/2016 to 23/4/2016)
"This training is extremely intense and you have to be well prepared before you attend."
Ole Lauritzen, Spectralink. - Microsoft MCSE: Communication (Lync Server) (6 days) (4/4/2016 to 9/4/2016)
"Hard work, but worth it."
Lyndon Hills, British Heart Foundation. - Microsoft MCSD: Azure Solutions Architect (9 days) (4/4/2016 to 10/4/2016)
"MCPD certification in 2 weeks... a lot of hard work but it is amazing, the amount you can learn in a short time. It is due to the excellent location and facilities but mainly our instructor. He is an excellent instructor who really knows his subject inside out." Andrew McGibbon (Firebrand MCPD certified)
"Firebrand provide a fantastic working environment and I can not speak highly enough of both the course instructor and all the other Firebrand employees. The food is top notch and definitely a highlight! William Marshall (Firebrand MCPD certified)
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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.
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.
Our accelerated MCPD course is the most effective, efficient way to get MCPD certified.
We’ve designed our curriculum to prepare you for 6 Microsoft exams sat during the program.
You’ll cover the following content:
We’ll prepare you for, and test you in the following 6 exams required for the MCPD Enterprise Applications Developer:
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 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.
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.
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.
Students that are successful in the Microsoft MCPD Enterprise Applications Developer course should possess the following pre-requisites.
Candidates for the Technology Specialist certifications are expected to have:
Candidates for the MCPD: Enterprise Applications Developer certification are expected to have:
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.