Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals - Only 2 Days

Seven reasons why you should sit your MTA course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be MTA certified in just 2 days. With us, you’ll be MTA trained in record time
  2. Our MTA course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass MTA first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We're sure you'll pass your MTA course first time. But if you don’t, come back within a year, and only pay for accommodation and exams. Everything else is free
  4. You’ll learn more MTA. 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 MTA 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 MTA with the best. We have won the Learning and Performance Institute (LPI) "Training Company of the Year" a record three times. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 60,427 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study MTA 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 60,427 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.37% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:



"Good experience."
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (6/10/2015 to 7/10/2015)

"This is a great course and covers everything you need to know. It is intense, you are given a lot of information in a short space of time."
Lisa Sawyer, Quality Furniture Company. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (6/10/2015 to 7/10/2015)

"The intense fast paced course covers a lot of topics in a short amount of time. Mixture of practical and theory helped me understand units better than if I was reading about or online training. Access to a lecturer helped me understand issues and errors."
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (6/10/2015 to 7/10/2015)

"The course was intense but still very helpful and thoroughly enjoyable."
Jake Thorpe, The Wrekin Housing Trust. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (6/10/2015 to 7/10/2015)

"I would definitely return for another course. It is fun, educating and resourceful. I have learned so many things in such a short amount of time, it really dazzles. It is a great way though to learn effectively. "
Petra van Horen. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (6/10/2015 to 7/10/2015)

"Very intense but efficient course. Well organised. Great Training centre."
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (6/10/2015 to 7/10/2015)

"Very intense course, well structured, tutor was very nice and helpful."
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (6/10/2015 to 7/10/2015)

"The teaching method is fantastic, the mix of lab and lecture is very fluid. This makes it easy to pick up. The MTA was admittedly too short, all the information is given to you in a good way but I feel like 1 more day would help to process it. Late nights, early starts."
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (6/10/2015 to 7/10/2015)

"Firebrand is a great place to study/train. Facilities are good, teachers are on point and always there to help. You start your course as you get to the site. I recommend being prepared."
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (6/10/2015 to 7/10/2015)

"Training was intense with training methods that not only provide great knowledge and understanding of the course, but also, conditions the mind to think like a programmer. Great course."
D.R.. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (13/7/2015 to 16/7/2015)

"I had a great training experience with Firebrand. It was an intense course but our training instructor was very thorough and ensured that everyone understood the content by explaining it from different perspectives. It was highly engaging and the end result was that the whole class passed the exams!"
Peter Nobleza, Capgemini. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (13/7/2015 to 16/7/2015)

"Firebrand offer a perfect environment for learning, its distraction free and allows you to concentrate on your studies."
Stevey Jones. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (13/7/2015 to 16/7/2015)

"Training was intense but worthwhile. I was expecting 12 hour days but they ended up being more like 14-15 hour days... The course should really have been 5 days long as opposed to 4 to relieve some of the stress (and be able to finish on time). The trainer, Daniel was professional and knowledgeable. Facilities were good and staff were friendly and helpful. I'd recommend Firebrand Training and hope to return soon."
Jed Waddington. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (13/7/2015 to 16/7/2015)

"The course was excellent, would recommend this type of training. The courses are extremely intense, practically no free time to yourself but that is due to the accelerated learning method. Overall brilliant course, food, accommodation and support. "
Robert Pullan, Dixons Carphone. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (13/7/2015 to 16/7/2015)

"The training provided was excellent. It is difficult because of the speed you must go at, however it is well worth doing if you are serious about working in IT."
Marco Ficuciello. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (24/2/2014 to 27/2/2014)

"The whole experience was constructive, intense and well executed, providing all you will need to know for your exam and a good level of understanding of the subject matter to take with you once you are certified."
James Hilton, Rave Tech Ltd. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (24/2/2014 to 27/2/2014)

"Perfect for people who are short on time and want a fast, intensive approach to learning! Hard work, but well worth it in the end..."
L.H. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (24/2/2014 to 27/2/2014)

"Fast , furious and effective."
Sven Milo, AGEA. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (24/2/2014 to 27/2/2014)

"Learned loads thanks a lot."
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (24/2/2014 to 27/2/2014)

"Well paced, and covered everything I needed to know for the exams. Would recommend to anyone looking to get started down this path."
Simon Hilton. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (22/7/2013 to 25/7/2013)

"Good course and exam at end focuses your mind on understanding the content. Recommended"
N.C. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (28/1/2013 to 31/1/2013)

"Food gorg, training exellent."
scott phillips, mcdiagnostics. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (28/1/2013 to 31/1/2013)

"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 (7 days) (4/4/2016 to 10/4/2016)

"A lot of information in a short period delivered in a very well thought out and structured manner. The Instructors are very knowledgeable, friendly, approachable and hopefully they are taking my next course."
Robert Newnham, Self. - Microsoft MCSD: Azure Solutions Architect (7 days) (4/4/2016 to 10/4/2016)

"My experience at Firebrand was extremely useful, the fast paced learning combined with an instructor that can answer any question that comes to mind makes for a very intense and rapid learning experience with no knowledge gaps."
Jamie Benton, Cobweb Solutions Ltd. - Microsoft MCSE: Communication (Lync Server) (6 days) (4/4/2016 to 9/4/2016)

"The trainer was extremely knowledgeable and his lessons were well paced."
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSE: Communication (Lync Server) (6 days) (4/4/2016 to 9/4/2016)

"An outstanding delivery of course content by two very knowledgeable and inspiring instructors."
S.T. - Microsoft MCSD: Azure Solutions Architect (7 days) (4/4/2016 to 10/4/2016)

"This is my secong training. I really am starting to become a big fan of the Firebrand approach and will definitely recommend Firebrand to others."
Hubert Berger, microsoft. - Microsoft Specialist: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions (7 days) (4/4/2016 to 10/4/2016)

"Very good condensed focused training. Definitely recommend."
P.O. - Microsoft Specialist: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions (3 days) (7/4/2016 to 9/4/2016)

"A great and fast way to learn."
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSE: Communication (Lync Server) (6 days) (4/4/2016 to 9/4/2016)

"A great and fast way to learn."
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSE: Communication (Lync Server) (6 days) (4/4/2016 to 9/4/2016)

"With Firebrand Training I was able to learn an entire course in just 1 week. The teachers are very professional and helpful and would recommend Firebrand 100% to anyone."
S.B. - Microsoft MCSE: Communication (Lync Server) (6 days) (4/4/2016 to 9/4/2016)

"Excellent fast paced courses with expert instructor perfect for students with the right prerequisites to gain the required knowledge quickly without having to take too much time out."
Gareth Swanson. - Microsoft MCSE: Communication (Lync Server) (6 days) (4/4/2016 to 9/4/2016)

"Very intense, fast paced, but enjoyable."
Cathryn Donlon, Kent County Council. - Microsoft MCSE: Communication (Lync Server) (6 days) (4/4/2016 to 9/4/2016)

"There is a reason why Firebrand is one of the top IT training providers in the UK, a great selection of courses, excellent on-site facilities and first class instructors. My second time here but would definitely come back again!"
Dave Shaw. - Microsoft Specialist: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (3 days) (4/4/2016 to 6/4/2016)

"If you are prepared for intense learning with long days and late nights of study then the courses are ideal."
Stephen Watts, BGL Group Ltd. - Microsoft Specialist: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (3 days) (4/4/2016 to 6/4/2016)

"Immersed into the coursework with no distractions. All basic needs taken care of so that you can concentrate on the course. All exams included and the tutor was excellent, full of knowledge and personality. Definitely recommend this training company and training approach."
P.O. - Microsoft Specialist: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (3 days) (4/4/2016 to 6/4/2016)

"The instructor was fantastic, really approachable and knowledgeable guy with genuine industry experience. He was also humble with stuff that he didn't know, something unique among techies. Would definitely take a course again with Firebrand, albeit with more realistic expectations of passing the exams."
Amit Naik, Independent Consultant. - Microsoft Specialist: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (3 days) (4/4/2016 to 6/4/2016)

"Whilst intense, Firebrand Training really does give a thorough overview of the content in the shortest possible time. Even though this doesn't always allow the time to fully revise for the exam, I do feel better prepared in a really short visit."
Ben Payne. - Microsoft Specialist: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (3 days) (4/4/2016 to 6/4/2016)

"The training has been brilliant and the instructor has been great throughout the entire course. I have struggled with the layout of this course as it is very intense however have learned a lot and enjoyed my time here."
Laurie Canner, JSL Computers. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2 (9 days) (25/3/2016 to 2/4/2016)

"Training and facilities were excellent and the instructor was very informative and knowledgeable."
Jake Thorpe, The Wrekin Housing Trust. - Microsoft Specialist: Programming in C# (4 days) (30/3/2016 to 2/4/2016)

The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification is your first step on the Microsoft career path. Get MTA certified, and you'll soon have the knowledge and confidence to begin building your technology career.

In this accelerated two-day course, you'll learn fundamental software developer and database administration skills. After completing this course, you'll have an understanding of:

  • Core Programming
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • General Software Development
  • Web Applications
  • Desktop Applications
  • Databases

More than 95% of companies around the world use Microsoft products and technology. Be a part of it.

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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

Microsoft certifications allow you to develop towards becoming an IT Pro or Developer. This will help you stand-out, and prove that you have the skills to deploy, maintain, and optimise Microsoft technologies.

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 and exams on your return). 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 1: Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming

Module 2: Understanding General Software Development

Module 3: Understanding Web Applications

Module 4: Understanding Desktop Applications

Module 5: Understanding Databases

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You'll sit the following exam, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • Exam 98-361: Software Development Fundamentals

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Included:

  • Software Development Fundamentals - ISBN 978-0470889114

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 Certification 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, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC and CISSP CBK Review
  • *** On site testing is not included in our PMI, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certifications
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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You should also have a recent experienced STEM background (science, technology, engineering, mathematics). It is also recommended you have some experience of programming.

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.

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