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 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 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’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 64,524 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 64,524 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.53% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:



"Intensive but enjoyable course. First step on the ladder towards MCSD."
Jason Hinsley, IM Tec Solutions. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (20/2/2017 to 21/2/2017)

"I loved it! I did a 2-day course was very fast-paced and intense, the instructor was very personable, enthusiastic, extremely knowledgeable and an all-round fun guy to talk to. I learned way more than I thought I could within 2 days. The whole experience was very enjoyable and I would highly recommend it. Im already looking forward to my next course. "
Ashleigh Bair. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (20/2/2017 to 21/2/2017)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"Had a great time at Firebrand. Thank you for all your support."
Jacob Johnson, St Johns School. - Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Networking (3 days) (14/8/2017 to 16/8/2017)

"Very good course, enjoyable under many aspects. The instructor was very friendly, knowledgeable and patient (I ask many questions). Thank you"
Christian Dornetto, CRM Dynamics Ltd. - Microsoft Specialist: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (3 days) (5/8/2017 to 7/8/2017)

"Firebrands intensive courses are great for achieving qualifications fast!"
Muhammed Haque. - Microsoft Specialist: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (3 days) (5/8/2017 to 7/8/2017)

"The training was very helpful and puts a lot of things into perspective and real life. It is explained in a way that makes sense, which isn't always captured from a book."
M.J., Knauf Insulation. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (31/7/2017 to 5/8/2017)

"Really enjoyed my short time here. I've made lots of new friends and learned a lot of new stuff within the 6 days that I've been here. Gareth has been great and has helped us through every section of the course."
James Laird, Jmfinn & Co. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (31/7/2017 to 5/8/2017)

"It was a great course, relevant information and a knowledgeable instructor. It helped to make a good bond with other attendees, helping with the evening revision and practice exams together in the hotel bar, or purely just moral support! Be prepared for a lot of intense information, take notes and use whatever vice you need; coffee, sugar, fizzy drinks to keep you alert! I had a great time and would definitely recommend."
KAYLEA REED, UTILITA ENERGY. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (31/7/2017 to 5/8/2017)

"My journey at Firebrand has been great. First course with them, it was extremely informative and I learnt more than I ever would in my own time. The course duration was just right, 6 days to cover 3 modules was perfect. The practice exams are priceless, you can never prepare yourself for the real thing however they got you ready for the daunting aspect of exam conditions. The level of help, support and enthusiasm for us to succeed drives you to do your best (and the failure is not an option T-shirt helps!). Thank you - I will be back!"
Leah Hunt, Scientifica. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (31/7/2017 to 5/8/2017)

"I have learnt a lot this week with Firebrand, their instructors were all friendly and experienced, and have the experience they have in the real world has significantly contributed to my passing this course."
James Gunn, Softwerx. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (31/7/2017 to 5/8/2017)

"The course was great; fast paced enough to keep you interested and the instructors will give you excellent insight the books wont."
R.W., 3T RPD Ltd. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (31/7/2017 to 5/8/2017)

"Excellent Environment and training provided. Thank you"
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Networking Fundamentals (2 days) (2/8/2017 to 3/8/2017)

"The instructor was very knowledgeable and very accommodating in changing and adding additional content for the course."
Colin Lobo, NCC Group. - Microsoft Azure Academy: Infrastructure and Networking (4 days) (31/7/2017 to 3/8/2017)

"Instructor was very knowledgeable in his subject. If he did not know the answer to a question he would go off and investigate to provide answers."
C.H.. - Microsoft Azure Academy: Infrastructure and Networking (4 days) (31/7/2017 to 3/8/2017)

"It was well spent 4 days understanding the Azure Platform and good pointers for security best practices for deployment, monitoring and assessment."
A.N., NCC Group. - Microsoft Azure Academy: Infrastructure and Networking (4 days) (31/7/2017 to 3/8/2017)

"Its been really hard work, but really worth the time. "
Jeffrey Vermunt, MK2. - Microsoft MCSE: Communication (Skype for Business) (6 days) (17/7/2017 to 22/7/2017)

"Training has been of high standards and quality and why I have returned for 3rd time to train with them. I would highly recommended Firebrand Training to anyone wanting to certify themselves."
S.B., Sutaj Ltd. - Microsoft MCSE: Communication (Skype for Business) (6 days) (17/7/2017 to 22/7/2017)

"Great course with a brilliant course teacher. The instructor managed to dumb down complex concepts and made an interactive educative environment."
Mohammad B, CRMCS Consultancy. - Microsoft Specialist: Programming in C# (4 days) (3/7/2017 to 6/7/2017)

"The training is very good. It is not passive, so you have to work hard, but you get all the key information you need to build upon - with your own reading and revision adding the extra insight needed for the exam. My expectation before the course was that I might pass one of the three exams, but I soon realised that if I was prepared to work in the evenings as the instructor encouraged us all to, then I could get through them all (so far Ive passed 2 with one more this afternoon!). It was up to me now. Having passed an MCP in server 2003 through self-study - which took nearly 12 months - I was very impressed with how much you can learn when able to get the answers you need from a subject matter expert and how quickly you can get through a single exam - a matter of a few days. The labs were also very useful for getting hands-on experience and testing out what you had learned during the day. In terms of the accommodation and food, it was excellent - a small issue with my shower was fixed within hours and the staff are all friendly and very professional. You get a very good choice of food and if you prefer a low carb diet like myself then thats no problem. If you prefer to relax in the evening then there is a decent bar where you can take some time out with your new friends. "
Ben Kane, Euro Recycling. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (24/6/2017 to 4/7/2017)

"Excellent learning environment, knowledgeable staff. Well paced course syllabus."
Matthew Ottley, Manuli Hydraulics UK Ltd. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (24/6/2017 to 4/7/2017)

"5th Course at firebrand, and as always a great experience. Trainers are friendly and willing to answer most any questions you may have, even if they have to get back to you later 10/10"
Ethan ODonnell. - Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Networking (3 days) (28/6/2017 to 30/6/2017)

"Very happy with the course and cannot wait to come back for mtadev in a couple of months. Definitely enjoy server work."
Jamie H., Watchfinder&co. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (24/6/2017 to 4/7/2017)

"Have been to Firebrand several times and the training is of a high standard. Great way to get qualified in a short time."
Richard Smith, Redcare (5G Communications). - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2 (9 days) (13/5/2017 to 21/5/2017)

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, 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 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 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, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses.
  • **** 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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