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Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 62,377 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.43% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:
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)
"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 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)
"A hard course made enjoyable by the trainer. Course content was delivered well and I learned a lot from the course."
Jonathan Walsh. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (1/2/2016 to 6/2/2016)
"A lot of knowledge to get. I would say that the 90% success rate is not true for the MSCX I have visited. But Firebrand offer a great deal by making you able to re-take the course for free."
Jerome Wentzel, AMAC Aerospace Switzerland. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (20/7/2015 to 25/7/2015)
"Teachers, support and environment are excellent. However if you are going on an intensive course, ensure you ignore the advice of the salespeople and attain as much knowledge beforehand as possible!"
Daniel Fadil. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (20/7/2015 to 25/7/2015)
"The course was well formatted to align with the exams. Labs and course material was very good."
Kalpesh Bharadwa. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (20/7/2015 to 25/7/2015)
"The instructor was very knowledgeable and passionate about the subject. It did make a big different for such an intense and condensed course."
Kalpesh Bharadwa, Annodata Ltd. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (20/7/2015 to 25/7/2015)
"I attended Firebrand Training Center in Wyboston Lakes twice and on both occasions found the experience very rewarding. The environment is very conducive to concentrating on the material and learning the course. The hours are long and the material is covered quickly so you need a basic understanding of the topic beforehand. The labs are very good for putting into practice what you have learned. I would of liked a bit more time at night for self study and go over any areas I wasnt sure about. Overall the experience was good and the instructor really knows the material. "
Mark Kivlehan, Creditfix. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (27/4/2015 to 2/5/2015)
"The full immersion method works! Great training and content delivery."
A.C. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (27/4/2015 to 2/5/2015)
"This was my first time at Firebrand. I would say it was a refreshing experience. From the serene environment at Wyboston to the very experienced tutor, also the guys at the front desk were very helpful with logistics and finding my way from the airport.
In all, it was a nice time getting updated and bouncing off ideas with colleagues, looking forward to my next visit"
Okwy Madu. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (22/9/2014 to 27/9/2014)
"Excellent facilities and training environment. Students should be encouraged to speak to instructors 3 weeks before course to get more benefit.
Really enjoyed course as always. Staff are always extremely helpful and patient. Extremely welcoming and accommodating."
Simon Fenwich, Staysure Travel Insurance. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (22/9/2014 to 27/9/2014)
"Accelerated learning isn't for the faint hearted. You have to work hard, but the trainers, staff and facilities all make it work. There were plenty of late nights of studying but I got my exams done and I'm certified. Job done!"
B.W. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (22/9/2014 to 27/9/2014)
"1st time experience with the Firebrand style of boot camp training in a worry free environment.
Courses are intense and the days are long but it has achieved the results that myself and my company were hoping to achieve.
Now I can go home and relax!"
David Hulmes, Montal Computer Services Ltd. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (22/9/2014 to 27/9/2014)
"After Completing the MCSA course, carried on to take the MCSE.. and learnt so much about Windows 2012.
It was a greet place to go to learn more about Windows 2012, in a short time would advise a good understanding of certificates or have read up on the use of them first... it helps
David Wheeler, Amazing IT Ltd. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (31/3/2014 to 5/4/2014)
"Breakneck speed, but not bank breaking cost. If you can handle the pace, then Firebrand is for you.
The instructors are well versed in the discipline of accelerated learning and in the material for the course.
The Wyboston staff, both Firebrand and the Wyboston restaurant/hotel staff are all great.
Good training, good food, good accommodation, good night!"
Steve Ewin. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (31/3/2014 to 5/4/2014)
"Again, Firebrand delivers an excellent and condensed course that gets you up to speed with the product in the shortest time possible without leaving anything out!
Craig Boydell, First Quantum Minerals. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (7/10/2013 to 12/10/2013)
"This is the 4th course I have attended with Firebrand. As with all of the other courses, I have been impressed by the facilities and the instructor. Everything really is in place to help you learn a subject matter in a short time.
All you need to bring along is the commitment to put in a lot of hard work. These accelerated learning courses really do work, but are not for the faint hearted. Be prepared to burn the candle at both ends if you want to get the best out the course. The instructor as ever was very knowledgeable and was always available to assist with specific questions or problems. I thoroughly recommend Firebrand to any one who wants to get the most out of their valuable time and is willing to put in the hard work."
William Campbell. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (10/6/2013 to 15/6/2013)
"Hard work but worth it, now MCSE,SI."
Robert Brown, RLB Technolgy Computing Limite. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (10/6/2013 to 15/6/2013)
"The Trainer was very thorough, and engaged the whole class, 10/10.
Jason Clark, Proximex. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (10/6/2013 to 15/6/2013)
"Excellent Track again.
Very supportive in all areas"
Richard Phillips, LSI Architects. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (10/6/2013 to 15/6/2013)
"The Trainer made complex Technologies easier to under stand with his explanations and demonstration throughout the course. Everything needed to study was provided for you which made it easy to focus on the course.
The venue and classroom was excellent."
Glenroy Thompson , Online50. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (28/9/2015 to 3/10/2015)
"Training is good but very hard."
Mohammad Fareed , Church of England Central Services. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (28/9/2015 to 3/10/2015)
"The course was excellent. Would definately book another course through Firebrand. "
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (16/2/2015 to 21/2/2015)
Excellent Learning Environment."
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (23/9/2013 to 28/9/2013)
"It is the perfect location to do long dedicated training Days."
Christian Jensen , Jansson Kommunikation. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (23/9/2013 to 28/9/2013)
"My experience at Firebrand was amazing. The instructors level of knowledge was beyond my expectations and the facilities were excellent"
John Cutt. - Microsoft MCSE: SharePoint 2016 (6 days) (6/2/2017 to 11/2/2017)
"The training I received at whilst training with Firebrand was excellent. 11 Days on the course was hard work and demanded a lot of will power. I put in the time and effort and it paid off for me.
Thank you to all involved. See you next time."
M.C. - Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 (11 days) (29/1/2017 to 8/2/2017)
"I found the courses, trainers and accommodation very good. I learnt a lot and felt very comfortable.
I think accelerated learning is a good way to learn and firebrand delivers this very well."
Joanne Nash, Fujitsu Services. - Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 (11 days) (29/1/2017 to 8/2/2017)
"It was intense but provides the focus necessary to achieve so much in such a short time. The environment prevents distraction, the course material was detailed and the instructor very knowledgeable and helpful."
Tunde Tayo. - Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 Cloud (7 days) (2/2/2017 to 8/2/2017)
"My experience has been great, thoroughly enjoyed my training and the people. Trainer was first class! Very interactive, learnt a great deal and it can go into practice. It will make me better at my job and has made me a lot more confident in my work."
Timothy Farmer, Utilita Ltd. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (30/1/2017 to 4/2/2017)
"Intensive but complete training. You can tell the instructor is a leader in their field. "
B.H, Natures Way Foods Ltd. - Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Development - Advanced (4 days) (23/1/2017 to 26/1/2017)
"Fast paced course with excellent material. Facilities conducive to learning experience. Highly recommended."
S.S, Sogeti Suiss. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (9/1/2017 to 13/1/2017)
"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)
Get the MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification. And the skills and knowledge to plan, design and deploy a Windows Server 2012, highly-virtualized infrastructure. Learn Active Directory, storage, security and networking services with this accelerated six day course. This is 40% faster than traditional training.
You'll also learn how to plan, configure and implement Windows Server 2012 services, such as:
You may be entitled to heavily-discounted training via Microsoft's Software Assurance Training Voucher (SATV) scheme. If your business has bought Microsoft software, check to see if it came bundled with free training vouchers! Vouchers can be exchanged against training for all Microsoft technologies. If you’re unsure, get in touch with us
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.
You'll sit the following exams, needed to get your MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification:
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.
Before attending this course, you must have:
To receive the MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification, you must have gained the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification.
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.