Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 - Only 6 Days

Seven reasons why you should sit your Lync Server course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be Lync Server certified in just 6 days. With us, you’ll be Lync Server trained in record time
  2. Our Lync Server course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass Lync Server 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 Lync Server. 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 Lync Server 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 Lync Server 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 65,217 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Lync Server 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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Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 65,217 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.59% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:



"The training is intensive however all the facilities are just right to ensure no distractions so you can just get on with studying. The trainer for our class was fantastic too."
M.S, Polycom. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (4/3/2013 to 9/3/2013)

"Very impressed with the level of instructor knowledge and delivery method."
S.K. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (4/3/2013 to 9/3/2013)

"Nice small class, very good instructor who had good presentation skills (Not reading the slides, but explaining them instead. The training materials were good, and the additional materials were very good, and helpful. Will recommend this training to anyone that needs the Lync Certification"
Mikkel MAx Matthai, Spectralink Europe ApS. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (4/3/2013 to 9/3/2013)

"Great Course. Had some hands on experience of Lync and managed to pass both exams."
T.C. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (4/3/2013 to 9/3/2013)

"A great instructor and his knowledge is passed on in a way that makes it easy to rememberand you end the week not only with a qualification but also a in-depth knowledge of the Product"
Aaron Tunnicliff, Koris Limited. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (10/12/2012 to 15/12/2012)

"Good structured course, with an instructor who was very knowledgable with the product. Good mix of labs and theory."
Alan Scott, Kent County Council. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (22/10/2012 to 27/10/2012)

"Excellent training/food and accomodation"
Steve Simpson. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (22/10/2012 to 27/10/2012)

"First experiance of boot camp style training course. It was tough but worth it. Very good trainer with in depth knowledge on the course matter. Morning review sessions were very helpful"
Anonymous - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (22/10/2012 to 27/10/2012)

"I am very happy with the level of instruction received, he knows his subject inside and out."
Anonymous - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (22/10/2012 to 27/10/2012)

"Excellent facilities and instructor was very knowledgeable and helpful "
A.F. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (22/10/2012 to 27/10/2012)

"Saturation training at its best, the week flew by and I had gained more knowledge than I had anticipated. The instructor knows his stuff."
Martin Erasmus, MeetingZone. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (13/8/2012 to 18/8/2012)

"The course delivered both from the technical point of view of rapidly increasing my knowledge of the product and also helping to demystify the certification."
Andy Hunter, Freedom Communications. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (13/8/2012 to 18/8/2012)

"The immersive nature of Firebrand allowed us to completely focus on our goals. The facilities allowed us to take time out to gather your thoughts and digest."
Tom Jacob , proAV Ltd. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (12/3/2012 to 17/3/2012)

"Amazing instructor, materials, environment and food! Everything i need to pass both exams with ease."
Matt Collins , proAV. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (12/3/2012 to 17/3/2012)

"I have used Firebrand in the past, and found their way of learning perfect to me busy lifestyle. As expected they have delivered again with assisting me in gaining knowledge and qualification for Microsoft Lync!"
David Anstee, First Connections. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (20/2/2012 to 25/2/2012)

"Came in with no Lync experience. Very good practical sessions, overview and summary explanations. I probably had the least Microsoft experience on the course. Managed to pass both exams starting from nowhere. "
M.S, First Connections. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (20/2/2012 to 25/2/2012)

"Very good, really nice to be cut off from everything and just study. Passed with flying colours."
James Martin, Proav. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (20/2/2012 to 25/2/2012)

"Outstanding course, great organisation, professional training."
Alexander Boyadjiev, Interoute. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (20/2/2012 to 25/2/2012)

"I have used Firebrand on two occasions now. Firstly back in 2003 for my Cisco CCNA and now in 2012 for my Microsoft Lync certifications. The approach and focus you get is excellent enabling you to concentrate and use the appropriate tools in their prepared labs. Facilities are great and the instructors are always around to answer your questions and help you. You need to be focused when you come on these training courses and everything they do enables you to achieve this. Will use them again without hesitation. "
Mark Rossell. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (20/2/2012 to 25/2/2012)

"The instructor was excellent at delivering the training"
John Morris, pace telecom. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (20/2/2012 to 25/2/2012)

"This is the second Firebrand training course I've been on and, as was also the case with the previous occasion, I'm impressed at the instruction and facilities that Firebrand provide. The instructor was great, and the environment encourages the student to immerse themselves without the usual outside distractions, allowing them to learn & prepare and get themselves in the zone for the certification tests at the end. Can't wait until the next time!"
Anthony Bennett, Capita. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (20/2/2012 to 25/2/2012)

"This is the fourth time I have been to Firebrand to do a training course - the course, facilities and tutors as always were excellent. I always enjoy going there to train as it takes me out of the work environment and gives me a chance to focus on what I need to learn. A very good course all around - I would recommend it."
Anon.. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (3/10/2011 to 8/10/2011)

"Great course with a knowledgeable teacher, I would recommend this course to anyone who is willing to learn and push themselves! Great food too!"
Lawrence Bellis, Quest CS Ltd. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (3/10/2011 to 8/10/2011)

"The instructor was very good, he assisted me with all my quires! A great help and i cant wait to come back. Thanks"
Adam Moran, Outsourcery. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (3/10/2011 to 8/10/2011)

"I would recommend this course to anyone wanting to learn Lync. Firebrand were very helpful. Be prepared to study hard and you will pass."
Simon Harrison, Vodafone. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (3/10/2011 to 8/10/2011)

"Tutor was first class, the topic was fully explored but at a heck of a pace so you have to be committed and attentive"
James Mcvey, Nttx.select. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (3/10/2011 to 8/10/2011)

"Hard work, but learnt lots. The staff were helpful, food was good, and got lots of time to work with the technology."
Deborah Minifie, Mini Solutions Ltd. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (3/10/2011 to 8/10/2011)

"Excellent facilities, environment, resources, tutor and the food's not too bad either. Passed both exams after a weeks course with no prior experience of the product. "
Matthew Ellis, Modern Networks. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (3/10/2011 to 8/10/2011)

"The course was great and covered the areas most needed for the exams. The immersive technique of living and breathing the product for a whole week lends itself to understanding the product at a far better level then I would if self reading. Spending the entire day with the trainer and other students all day to discuss the material, ideas and concepts helps a great deal."
Anonymous - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (25/7/2011 to 31/7/2011)

"I started the course with very little in the way of IT knowledge, but left understanding so much more than just Microsoft Lync (and an MCTS/MCITP)."
Matthew Burrows, Interoute Communications Ltd. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (25/7/2011 to 31/7/2011)

"This was my first experience in a bootcamp training environment, however I can say that this style of training was good for me as it removed any outside distractions and allowed me to focus on the course."
Kevin Beacon, Outsourcery. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (25/7/2011 to 31/7/2011)

"For anyone short on time who is willing to put in the hours of study and effort, Firebrand intensive courses are head and shoulders above the rest."
Dave Simm. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (25/7/2011 to 31/7/2011)

"Best place ever!"
Peter Refsgaard , avfusion a/s. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (22/10/2012 to 27/10/2012)

"Very impressed about the amount of information the trainer was able to impart in this relatively short period of time."
Daniel Nielsen, Kontego AB. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (11/6/2012 to 16/6/2012)

"Firebrand is accelerated - no waist of time training in good facilities where there is nothing else to do. This makes it possible to learn fast and pass exams."
Søren Fleron, Solutors A/S. - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (12/3/2012 to 17/3/2012)

"It has been a pleasure to attend a Firebrand Course, study study study, but it pays of in the end!!"
Anonymous, Eltel Networks - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (20/6/2011 to 26/6/2011)

"Stay focused, and pass"
Anonymous, Netdesign - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (20/6/2011 to 26/6/2011)

"Very good instructor, very helpful and knowledgeable. Location was very nice to stay, good food and other facilities. Also the support staff of Firebrand was very helpful and very nice to interact with. Good course :-)"
Anonymous, Eltelnetworks - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (20/6/2011 to 26/6/2011)

"Good and knowledgeable trainer! Nice "hotel" in a very nice place. Good facilities, service and help from everybody in Firebrand. Course was fast paced and long days, but it was a very good course nevertheless. "
Anonymous, Eltelnetworks - Microsoft MCTS / MCITP Lync Server 2010 (6 days) (20/6/2011 to 26/6/2011)

"It was a great experience. Definitely would recommend the course."
Junaid Shakoor, Perspective Publishing Limited. - Microsoft Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (3 days) (11/11/2017 to 13/11/2017)

"I found the whole experience very good. It was new to literally living at the training centre and purely focus on this, but I think this works really well. Can't fault anything to do with the training centre or the trainer, who was exceptional."
Andrew Martin, Pennine. - Microsoft Deploying Enterprise Voice with Skype for Business 2015 (3 days) (9/11/2017 to 11/11/2017)

"Very good course and instructor, mixed course details with real life experience."
Anonymous - Microsoft Deploying Enterprise Voice with Skype for Business 2015 (3 days) (9/11/2017 to 11/11/2017)

"An intensive course but still managed to go through all material."
Anonymous - Microsoft Core Solutions of Skype for Business 2015 (3 days) (6/11/2017 to 8/11/2017)

"The Location is perfect, quiet and peaceful. Great experience."
Dave Palmer, Capgemini. - Microsoft Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions (2 days) (4/11/2017 to 5/11/2017)

"Firebrand have a clear mission to assist you with their capacity to teach. They are very customer friendly at the Centre and always try to help. AAA+++"
Simon Korie, NA. - Microsoft Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions (2 days) (4/11/2017 to 5/11/2017)

"The instructor made the course accessible and interesting."
Matthew Ottley, Manuli Hydraulics UK Ltd. - Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure (6 days) (30/10/2017 to 4/11/2017)

"The trainer had good hands-on experience of the product, which made the course interesting."
Thomas Thomas, Diyar United Co. - Microsoft MCSE: Messaging (Exchange 2016) (6 days) (2/10/2017 to 7/10/2017)

"Excellent trainer. "
J.PK, Diyar United Company. - Microsoft MCSE: Messaging (Exchange 2016) (6 days) (2/10/2017 to 7/10/2017)

"My level of knowledge of SQL was null when I started the course, after the first three days I had a basic idea of how to use TSQL to write queries, although the second part of the course was really advance for a beginner, it was really good explained and I was able to understand most of it and will keep in the future. Didn't pass the first test and I did not do the second test. "
Merce Bauza Cerezo, HEE. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Database Development (6 days) (30/10/2017 to 4/11/2017)

"Enjoyed my time doing SQL 2016 DD. The condensed long day format works very well for me. I even have a a Failure is not an option T-Shirt. I really like these courses."
Roy Casella, Designated. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Database Development (6 days) (30/10/2017 to 4/11/2017)

This course will teach you how to install, deploy and configure Microsoft Lync Server 2010. You will gain the knowledge required to implement and manage a Lync Server 2010 environment.

Microsoft Lync is the name for a new generation of Unified Communications solutions. It provides a new connected user experience; transforming every communication into an interaction that is more collaborative, engaging, and accessible from anywhere.

Lync Server 2010 supersedes Office Communications Server 2007, and allows you and your business to enter the world of Cloud Computing.

We’ll prepare you for, and test you in, the following exams:

  • Exam 70-664 - TS: Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Configuring
  • Exam 70-665 - PRO: Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Administrator
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    Interested? See prices or call 080 80 800 888

Use your free Microsoft training vouchers

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.

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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Module One

  • Lync server Infrastructure requirements
  • Features and Architecture of Lync 2010
  • Deploying Lync Server 2010
  • Configuring Users and Rights in Lync Server

Module Two

  • Client and Device Deployment and Management
  • External User Access
  • Configuring Basic Enterprise Voice
  • Extending Enterprise Voice Functionality

Module Three

  • Exchange 2010 SP1 Unified Messaging
  • Implementing Response Groups
  • Conferencing in Lync Server 2010
  • Monitoring and Archiving

Module Four

  • High Availability and Disaster Recovery
  • Call Admission Control
  • Enhanced 9-1-1
  • Voice Resiliency Features

Module Five

  • Migration from OCS

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We’ll prepare you for, and test you in, the following exams:

Exam 70-664 - TS: Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Configuring

This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below:

  • Managing Users and Client Access
  • Configuring a Lync Server 2010 Topology
  • Configuring Enterprise Voice
  • Configuring Lync Server 2010 for External Access
  • Monitoring and Maintaining Lync Server 2010

Exam 70-665 - PRO: Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Administrator

This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below:

  • Designing a Topology for Lync Server 2010
  • Designing a Conferencing and Enterprise Voice Infrastructure
  • Planning for External Dependencies and Migration
  • Planning for High Availability and Business Continuity

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Included:

  • Mastering Microsoft Lync Server 2010 ISBN: 9781118089538

Microsoft Official Curriculum

MOC 10533 - Deploying, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft Lync Server 2010

  • Describe how the features and architecture of Microsoft Lync Server 2010 enable real time communication and collaboration
  • Deploy Lync Server 2010
  • Configure users and rights using Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Deploy and manage Lync 2010 clients
  • Configure and manage external user access using the Edge server role
  • Deploy basic Enterprise Voice functionality
  • Extend Enterprise Voice functionality to include Trunk options, call park orbit, and the unassigned number feature
  • Integrate Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Unified Messaging (UM) with Lync Server 2010
  • Configure the Response Group Service, including agent groups, queues, and workflows
  • Configure and manage conferencing
  • Configure and use archiving and monitoring
  • Perform back up and restore of Lync Server 2010 critical data
  • Improve bandwidth management using Call Admission Control (CAC)
  • Configure and deploy Enhanced 9-1-1
  • Configure a Survivable Branch Server for a branch office

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 Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

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.

Firebrand goes digital

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.

Examination Passing Policy

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.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, GIAC, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, CISSP CBK Review and CSX Practitioner Level 1,2 and 3
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, (ISC)2, CREST, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses.
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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Before attending this course, you should:

  • Have a good understanding of Microsoft active directory
  • Be familiar with VOIP and Messaging standards
  • Have an understanding of networking components
  • Knowledge of Windows Networking

You should also have a basic knowledge of:

  • Microsoft Communications software
  • AD Directory Services
  • DNS
  • Certificate Services
  • IIS

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

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.

Interested? See prices or call 080 80 800 888