Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) - Software Development (Online Learning)

Start Date: This course has multiple entry points throughout the year Please call 0191 200 4000 or email for more information.

Duration: 12 Months

Venue: Distance Learning

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Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is a recommended entry point into IT certification and job preparation. If you are just starting your IT career path or are looking to enhance your understanding of IT fundamentals, MTA certification can validate your core knowledge.

And, as an industry-recognized credential, it can also enhance your credibility.

Pass just one exam and you’ll earn an MTA certification, taking your first step toward building a career in technology—or enhancing your career in business. Learn more at

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MTA Developer — for those intending to build a career as a software developer, this track helps prepare you for hands-on product training and MCSD certification.

Start with MTA Software Development Fundamentals and then select the additional topics in this track to help you meet your career development goals.


MTA - Software Development


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This MTA Training course helps you prepare for Microsoft Technology Associate Exam 98-361, and build an understanding of these topics: Core Programming, Object-Oriented Programming, General Software Development, Web Applications, Desktop Applications, and Databases.

This course leverages the same content as found in the Microsoft Official Academic Course (MOAC) for this exam.

  • Session1: Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming
  • Session 2: Understanding General Software Development
  • Session  3: Understanding Web Applications
  • Session 4: Understanding Desktop Applications
  • Session 5: Understanding Databases

After you’ve completed the course | Learners will be able to:

  • Understand Core Programming
  • Understand Object-Oriented Programming
  • Understand General Software Development
  • Understand Web Applications
  • Understand Desktop Applications
  • Understand Databases.
  • A Personal On-line Tutor who will guide and support you through your studies
  • Learner view is where you can access your course site, set targets, view tutor notes and access assessments grades.

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You will have access to a course site which will contain all the necessary learning materials, tools, support and information required to enable you to successively complete your course.

You will be assessed by an exam

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MTA certification proves to employers that you understand the critical role that IT plays in business and that you have enhanced your professional skills with a working knowledge of IT.

The demand for technology skills is high and going higher.A European Union IDC study* estimates that by the year 2015, 90% of the workforce will be required to have base-level technology skills. Microsoft technology powers businesses in every industry around the world, specializing in Microsoft products and technologies will help you stay marketable in virtually any industry.

No formal pre-requisites. These qualifications do however assume some hands-on experience or training but does not assume on-the-job experience.


£ 395.00

No additional costs after initial course fees.

The course costs can be covered over 4 monthly installments.

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