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Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 63,534 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.49% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:
"A great experience with a huge amount of knowledge gained. Partly due to a great instructor."
Simon Jones. - VMware® VMware vSphere 6.5: Install, Configure, Manage - VCP Fast Track (5 days) (6/6/2016 to 10/6/2016)
"The facilities were good and the material was well presented.
The instructor had a great depth of knowledge and kept me focused and involved throughout the whole course."
Adam Coverdale, CWL Systems Ltd. - VMware® VMware vSphere 6.5: Install, Configure, Manage - VCP Fast Track (5 days) (6/6/2016 to 10/6/2016)
"Liked the course which was quite a complicated one to complete in 5 days.
Still our instructor was able to jam-pack everything in and even get us to remember most of it."
B.v.N. - VMware® VMware vSphere 6.5: Install, Configure, Manage - VCP Fast Track (5 days) (4/4/2016 to 8/4/2016)
"Dedicated and full focus 24h study. Instructor available 8-19. All basic needs are taken care of, it is like on a All inclusive vacation. Exhausting and definitely not suited for all but I love the concept! Definitely will take a look at Firebrands offerings when training needs arise next time."
kenneth mänty . - VMware® VMware vSphere 6.5: Install, Configure, Manage (5 days) (19/10/2015 to 23/10/2015)
"Everything is organised to focus on learning with all the potential needs. "
Floris Peiren. - VMware® VMware vSphere 6.5: Install, Configure, Manage (5 days) (19/10/2015 to 23/10/2015)
"Course was like drinking from a firehose. Loads of information rapidly fired at you, but extremly informative. "
P.S.. - VMware® VMware vSphere 6.5: Install, Configure, Manage (5 days) (19/10/2015 to 23/10/2015)
"Very intensive training. I have learned a lot in just one week, maybe to much to handle in such short time.
There was a lot of reading material, and many hours of teaching. "
Lasse Nicolajsen , Zitcom A/S. - VMware® VMware vSphere 6.5: Install, Configure, Manage (5 days) (19/10/2015 to 23/10/2015)
"Intense but very good training. "
Lasse Melsaeter , Nextron AS. - VMware® VMware vSphere 6.5: Install, Configure, Manage (5 days) (19/10/2015 to 23/10/2015)
"Intensive, focused training."
M.D.H.. - VMware® VMware vSphere 6.5: Install, Configure, Manage (5 days) (19/10/2015 to 23/10/2015)
"Fast paced but informative and entertaining. I learnt a lot this week. Very good food and accommodation!"
Mark Richter. - VMware® vSphere 5.5 (VCP) (5 days) (8/12/2014 to 12/12/2014)
"Well taught by the instructor. You cannot learn all this just by your own investigation."
Martin DewHattens, HP. - VMware® vSphere 5.5 (VCP) (5 days) (8/12/2014 to 12/12/2014)
"Fast, challenging, good value."
Anonymous - VMware® vSphere 5.5 (VCP) (5 days) (2/2/2015 to 6/2/2015)
"Intensive training with an extremely good instructor!... "
Henrik Pedersen , Fujitsu. - VMware® vSphere 5.5 (VCP) (5 days) (2/2/2015 to 6/2/2015)
"Good instructor. Learned a lot."
Vegard Bingen , Euro Engineering AS & ABB. - VMware® vSphere 5.5 (VCP) (5 days) (2/2/2015 to 6/2/2015)
"Another enjoyable and useful experience with Firebrand"
Paul Harper , ABtec. - VMware® vSphere 5.5 (VCP) (5 days) (8/12/2014 to 12/12/2014)
"Course content very good and meaningful for critical legislation changes. Trainers knowledgeable in the subject and communicated subject very well."
Anonymous - Data Protection General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Masterclass (3 days) (15/5/2017 to 17/5/2017)
"This is an excellent facility to get away from the office and concentrate on the course which is intense."
Mike Vale, University of Manchester. - Data Protection General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Masterclass (3 days) (15/5/2017 to 17/5/2017)
"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)
"Doing courses at Firebrand is one of the best things that have happened in my life and career this year.
Rami Al Dhafiri, Boubyan Bank. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (15/5/2017 to 21/5/2017)
"If you are prepared to attend an intense training course, Firebrand is for you. After 3 days of training, I gained a huge amount of knowledge.
Just be ready to learn! And take your skills to the next level."
Mark Cunningham, Capgemini. - Microsoft Specialist: Dynamics CRM 2016 Customisation and Configuration (4 days) (16/5/2017 to 19/5/2017)
"Firebrand provides great training with brilliant instructors. The course was enjoyable and the resources I had access to were fantastic"
Azimuth Jenkins, Capgemini. - Microsoft Specialist: Dynamics CRM 2016 Customisation and Configuration (4 days) (16/5/2017 to 19/5/2017)
"Firebrand have exceptional facilities and the staff/ tutors are excellent. Ive learned so much, with no real prior knowledge in just 10 days. I cant wait to come back in June for my next course."
Laura OConnor, Utilita Energy. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (8/5/2017 to 9/5/2017)
"I've found the training at Firebrand to be extremely useful and have been able to appreciate the help and support from the staff at Firebrand. My days here have been well structured and knowledge filled. I would definitely consider any future training I may do, to be done at Firebrand. "
R.H, Computer-eyez. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (8/5/2017 to 14/5/2017)
"Very professional, interesting, comprehensive training! "
Michal Jarosinski, UTILITA.ENERGY. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (8/5/2017 to 13/5/2017)
"Ive been successfully training with Firebrand for some years now. Cisco up till now (CCNA, CCDA, CCNP & CCDP), so CEH this time round was something totally different.
Hard work and challenging, but really enjoyed it.
Firebrand have certainly got this type of training sorted!"
Andrew Ian Trow, Harmonic. - EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) (5 days) (8/5/2017 to 12/5/2017)
"Firebrand has best place, friendly environment and best instructors"
Rami Aldhafiri, Boubyan Bank. - EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) (5 days) (8/5/2017 to 12/5/2017)
"I've learnt a lot in the four days of being at Firebrand. I have learnt more in these past few days than I did in a period of weeks during my time at school. Looking forward to the next course!"
M.E, Alcom Computing . - CompTIA A+ (4 days) (8/5/2017 to 11/5/2017)
"Im really pleased I chose Firebrand above other options to complete my ISO27LI course. The trainer was fantastic. The Firebrand facilities and team are perfect for creating a relaxed environment to learn in."
Samantha Spiro. - ISO 27001 Lead Implementer (3 days) (3/5/2017 to 5/5/2017)
"Well organised, enthusiastic trainer in a nice environment with great food!"
Josh Evans, Anglian Water. - ISO 27001 Lead Implementer (3 days) (3/5/2017 to 5/5/2017)
"Each time I've come for training the teaching has been great as well as the overall support from the instructors."
Jon Hanley, shadowfax. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (3/5/2017 to 5/5/2017)
"The Sec+ training course was really interesting and intense. I definitely recommend Firebrand Training!"
E.F. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (3/5/2017 to 5/5/2017)
"The courses were very short and sweet, got to the exam phase very quickly with a good understanding of the content."
S.M. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (24/4/2017 to 30/4/2017)
"Always a great experience. Excellent training and comfortable environment to pass my exam."
Stephen Cochrane, Mixed Up Logic Ltd. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (24/4/2017 to 30/4/2017)
"For an intensive, challenging training course or professional certification, finding the right instructor and environment is critical, so thats why I chose Firebrand."
John Archer, N/A. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (24/4/2017 to 30/4/2017)
"Outstanding staff, dynamic instructors, and superb facilities make Firebrand an easy choice for my future training requirements."
Keith Price, US Army. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (24/4/2017 to 30/4/2017)
"Firebrand training gave me more understanding of the subject then was required to pass the exam so i felt confident taking my knowledge into the workplace"
Matthew Corbett. - BCS CISMP (4 days) (19/4/2017 to 22/4/2017)
"I had a great learning experience with Firebrand, all staff were very polite and helpful. I'd train again with them, highly recommended."
Stacey Gribble, Expro Group Ltd. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) Certification (7 days) (14/4/2017 to 20/4/2017)
"This is my third time going to the Firebrand Training centre and it is still a wonderful experience to learn and increase your knowledge in IT"
R.M, Reliance ACSN. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (18/4/2017 to 20/4/2017)
"Excellent instructor, excellent facilities, fantastic experience.
Highly recommended to anybody considering training. The best learning experience by far."
J.L, cybsec. - EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) (5 days) (14/4/2017 to 18/4/2017)
"Firebrand as a whole experience has been an eye-opener not only the course but the rest of the class learning, the instructor was really easy to talk to and go to for anything. The whole stay has been something that I would recommend to anyone who is trying improve their career. Firebrand, for my personal opinion, have been as professional as one can except (and some). Everyone from Firebrand has been really helpful and especially the Instructor. It doesn`t matter what time of the day it was he was there for you for literally anything - not just question about the courseware. If there was 11 I would have said 11/10. "
Artur Ramadani, Contractor. - EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) (5 days) (14/4/2017 to 18/4/2017)
"Starting as a very newbie to much of the material, I come out so much more able and knowledgeable in this arena. The practical exercises coupled with great presentation of the material and the clear deep expertise of the instructor meant the course flew by but delivered great learning"
Timothy Canning, GTE Ltd. - EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) (5 days) (14/4/2017 to 18/4/2017)
"Firebrand is exactly what is says on the tin. It's hard work and intense but by far the best way of working. "
Chris Owen, BeyondTrust. - EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) (5 days) (14/4/2017 to 18/4/2017)
"An intense but rewarding course which covers the material well. A good mix of theoretical and practice exercises reinforced with real world examples."
Mark Edwin, Lojo Systems. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (14/4/2017 to 16/4/2017)
"Excellent course and materials, pre course reading and the venue is really good."
N.E. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (14/4/2017 to 16/4/2017)
"The course has been fantastic. Accelerated learning is hard but definitely the way forward. The instructor has been excellent and has been very supportive to everyone attending the course. His delivery style is very effective, friendly and encouraging."
Jennifer Hamling-Hills. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (14/4/2017 to 16/4/2017)
"An excellently well run course, with a Tutor who had brilliant knowledge and kept the course interesting - despite the long days. "
Ganesh Gnanamoorthy. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (14/4/2017 to 16/4/2017)
"Time and attention to the setup, delivery and detail put in was excellent! It was very well delivered - In simple terms when needed, right through to an exceptional level of detail.
Very pleased overall."
Phillip Richardson, Severn Trent. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (10/4/2017 to 12/4/2017)
"Very good course with good coursework and the instructor gave very good examples to help students with their understanding. "
Mark Cohen. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (10/4/2017 to 12/4/2017)
"The course was really interesting and was explained in a very well structured manner which made it very easy to understand. There was a lot of content to cover and very long days followed by room reading was quite full on, however, the two exams went well and I do feel like I took a lot of the course content in and understood it well. The instructor was very good at explaining the course content in real-world scenarios and I felt it was a very good way to help us understand. The instructor was fun and informative and I really enjoyed the course"
Sacha Hill, North Norfolk District Council. - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (10/4/2017 to 11/4/2017)
"Highly engaging trainer! Found the MCSA Server 2012 course to be intense but it was helped along the way with the unique and fun way that the trainer took with his approach to it. Hes very, very knowledgeable in the subject which is helped with live notes to take a way (a first for me!) and provided time to carry out labs to test out what is learnt in theory."
The Vinh Hoang, Agent Provocateur Ltd. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2 (9 days) (1/4/2017 to 9/4/2017)
Learn how to install, configure, manage and troubleshoot VMware vSphere® 6.5 in just five days. On this accelerated VMware vSphere 6.5: Install, Configure, Manage - VCP Fast Track course, you'll get your own dedicated server with 24-hour lab access and official course material - including hands-on lab training covering VMware ESXi™ 6.5 and VMware vCenter® Server™ 6.5.
This course will prepare you to administer vSphere infrastructure for an organisation of any size. You'll also learn how to:
Firebrand's unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique combines both theoretical knowledge with practical, hands-on skills. This approach will accelerate your learning and ensure you can apply your new knowledge as soon as possible.
This course is aimed at system administrators and system engineers looking to further their understanding of vSphere infrastructure.
On this accelerated course, you'll be prepared for and sit the VMware Certified Professional 6 - Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DCV) exam. This is covered by your Certification Guarantee.
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.
1. Course Introduction
2. Introduction to vSphere and the Software-Defined Data Center
3. Creating Virtual Machines
4. vCenter Server
5. Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks
6. Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage
7. Virtual Machine Management
8. Resource Management and Monitoring
9. vSphere HA, vSphere Fault Tolerance, and Protecting Data
10. vSphere DRS
11. vSphere Update Manager
You'll sit the following exams at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:
In this exam, you'll be tested on the following topics:
Additional exam information:
In this exam, you'll be tested on the following topics:
Additional exam information:
You, and every other student, will be assigned your own dedicated server with 24-hour access during the course. You'll perform all labs on exactly the same hardware you find in a real data centre. This means you can 'get your hands dirty', by revisiting labs and working at your own pace, without time constraints or distractions.
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.
Firebrand recommend you possess:
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.