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 66,105 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 66,105 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.61% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:



"Concise and highly informative, with a combination of clear theoretical and practical examples."
M.W., Transport for London. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2018.2.19 to 2018.2.20)

"Very useful and insightful course!"
Rhys Banton-Laing, Schroders. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2018.2.19 to 2018.2.20)

"Firebrand courses are accelerated and intensive but worth the effort. The Instructors do a very excellent job of ensuring all aspects of the course are covered"
Luis Gallagher-Munhica, Comp Consult Ltd. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2018.2.19 to 2018.2.20)

"Great facilities, good teacher and an enjoyable course."
Adam Batten. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2017.9.28 to 2017.9.29)

"Intensive but enjoyable course. First step on the ladder towards MCSD."
Jason Hinsley, IM Tec Solutions. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2017.2.20 to 2017.2.21)

"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) (2017.2.20 to 2017.2.21)

"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) (2016.12.19 to 2016.12.20)

"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) (2016.8.30 to 2016.8.31)

"Brilliant service as always"
M.A.S. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2016.8.30 to 2016.8.31)

"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) (2016.8.30 to 2016.8.31)

"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) (2016.8.30 to 2016.8.31)

"Good experience."
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2015.10.6 to 2015.10.7)

"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) (2015.10.6 to 2015.10.7)

"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) (2015.10.6 to 2015.10.7)

"The course was intense but still very helpful and thoroughly enjoyable."
Jake Thorpe, The Wrekin Housing Trust. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2015.10.6 to 2015.10.7)

"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) (2015.10.6 to 2015.10.7)

"Very intense but efficient course. Well organised. Great Training centre."
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2015.10.6 to 2015.10.7)

"Very intense course, well structured, tutor was very nice and helpful."
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2015.10.6 to 2015.10.7)

"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) (2015.10.6 to 2015.10.7)

"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) (2015.10.6 to 2015.10.7)

"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) (2015.7.13 to 2015.7.16)

"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) (2015.7.13 to 2015.7.16)

"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) (2015.7.13 to 2015.7.16)

"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) (2015.7.13 to 2015.7.16)

"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) (2015.7.13 to 2015.7.16)

"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) (2014.2.24 to 2014.2.27)

"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) (2014.2.24 to 2014.2.27)

"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) (2014.2.24 to 2014.2.27)

"Fast , furious and effective."
Sven Milo, AGEA. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2014.2.24 to 2014.2.27)

"Learned loads thanks a lot."
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2014.2.24 to 2014.2.27)

"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) (2013.7.22 to 2013.7.25)

"Good course and exam at end focuses your mind on understanding the content. Recommended"
N.C. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2013.1.28 to 2013.1.31)

"Food gorg, training exellent."
scott phillips, mcdiagnostics. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2013.1.28 to 2013.1.31)

"A fantastic intensive course that will cover installation and configuration. Don't expect it to be easy but DO expect it to be informative. Our instructor balanced real-world examples alongside the theoretical that enabled key technologies to simply Click. With sufficient pre-study this course would be the icing on the cake, as-it-were, and be a gateway into Microsoft certification. Recommended."
Robert Walker. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (2018.2.8 to 2018.2.18)

"It was great to be in an environment with minimal distractions to enable me to achieve the objectives of this course so quickly. The staff are all very friendly and helpful and the accommodation is clean and comfortable. The food was excellent and the training rooms were well equipped with modern equipment."
J.C., James T. Blakeman & Co. Ltd.. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (2018.2.8 to 2018.2.18)

"Training was great as usual. Feeling very prepared for my exam. Thanks to the instructor for all the great training, and to Firebrand once again."
Kristian Ward, Switch Networks Ltd. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (2018.2.8 to 2018.2.18)

"Firebrand has delivered another great course at Wyboston and honestly Ive learnt so much while being on this course its almost unreal. The last module has blown my mind with its depth. I definitely recommend this course to anyone who is starting their IT journey. Also OPS were awesome "
Steven Rincon. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (2018.2.8 to 2018.2.18)

"As long a you can handle the fierceness of the course, I would recommend this to any one who just wants to get on!"
Simon Fenwick, Staysure. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (2018.2.8 to 2018.2.18)

"I had a great experience at firebrand, met loads of great people and had a great teacher."
Julian Lamprea, HEE. - Microsoft Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions (4 days) (2018.2.13 to 2018.2.16)

"My best approach to rapid learning. Home studying is too slow and lacks discipline for me and time available. Would rather pay the premium, sleep little, get an awesome trainer, get the skills and then make money from the investment. Thanks Firebrand!"
Roy Casella, Designated. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (2018.1.22 to 2018.1.26)

"VERY (and that's in capital letters!) intense training course, but very worthwhile. I took the training course to get in-depth knowledge of Office365, but ended up passing the exam, with an MCP, even when I didn't intend to take the exams."
John Oliver, Frontline Consultancy. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (2018.1.22 to 2018.1.26)

"My Firebrand experience has been, as always, great. I really enjoy it here, all the late nights and worrying are all part of the fun!"
Timothy Farmer. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (2018.1.22 to 2018.1.26)

"Well organised, interactive and fun with a mixture of different teaching styles. Pleased with this course!"
S.C.. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (2018.1.8 to 2018.1.13)

"Great Instructor. I love the Measure ups that help prepare for the exam and course content is relevant to today's technologies and older technologies that are still in the exam."
Chris Hunt, Utilita. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (2018.1.8 to 2018.1.13)

"The instructor kept us engaged through long days of intense training. Educational and enjoyable, which isn't easy over a 12 hour day!"
Joe Gibbons, Utilita. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (2018.1.8 to 2018.1.13)

"Firebrand provides beneficial training in great detail. The days are long but engaging and free drinks keep me focused."
Joe Gibbons, Utilita. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (2018.1.8 to 2018.1.13)

"I started programming in C# 6 months ago. My time at firebrand has definitely as least doubled my prior knowledge."
Natalie Flower. - Microsoft Programming in C# (4 days) (2018.1.3 to 2018.1.6)

"For a robust and concentrated burst of structured learning you cannot do better then Firebrand. Your time in the classroom will be intense but you and your course mates will develop a rapport that will support your learning and provide for release during downtime. For best results come with your course material reviewed and fresh in your mind."
Christopher Helsby. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (2017.12.18 to 2017.12.22)

"The course felt very well paced and was structured in a way that didn't feel like an overload of information all at once. The instructor was very helpful and willing to go through a topic multiple times to ensure you understand it fully. "
B.M., Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue. - Microsoft MTA Database Fundamentals (2 days) (2017.12.16 to 2017.12.17)

"The course was everything that I expected and more. The instructor made the subjects easy and simple to understand. "
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (2017.12.7 to 2017.12.17)

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:

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

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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.

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  • One-on-one instruction attention
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  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
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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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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:

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  • On site testing ***
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  • 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.

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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.

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  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, GIAC, 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.
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