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If you’ve ever considered having a career involving SQL, but felt you lacked the knowledge or skills to launch your career, this might be what you’re looking for. This course bundle is aimed at absolute beginners who want to start a career in SQL or just develop their skills in this area. The course assumes you have no technical knowledge of SQL.
 
The course starts off with a series of beginner level courses in SQL, then advances to higher level Microsoft certification courses. The purposes of the beginner level courses is not only to give you an introduction to SQL, but to prepare you to progress to the next study level involving the Microsoft MCSA courses. By completing the two MCSA exams from these courses, you’ll earn the globally recognised Microsoft MCSA in SQL 2016 Database Administration certification. Scroll down to read more about the MCSA.
 

Upon completion of this course, you’ll receive a Microsoft MCSA ‘Acclaim’ badge in SQL 2016 Database Administration that you can add to your CV or social media profile for prospective employers to see. As explained above, you’ll also receive a Microsoft certification validating your SQL skills. Scroll further down the page to see an example of a Microsoft MCSA certification.

 

Watch this video to understand how ‘Acclaim’ badges can help you stand out from the crowd.

What is an MCSA?

The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) is the second level of technology certification a learner can gain from Microsoft. From here, a learner can progress onto more advanced Microsoft certifications such as the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), and Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD). Click here to view our range of higher level Microsoft certification courses for future reference.

 

Learn about Microsoft certifications and how employers value them.

What is SQL?
 
The simple version… SQL stands for Structured Query Language. It is the main programming language used to interact with a database. Companies like Amazon use databases to store product information, like prices, brand names, and clothing sizes. SQL talks to the database.

As part of this course, you’ll learn about Microsoft SQL Server.

 
What’s included in this course bundle?
 
This bundle contains 5 beginner level courses in SQL; and 2 Microsoft MCSA certification courses.The knowledge and skills gained on these courses will prepare you to take the MCSA certification exams. This course bundle includes the official Microsoft MCSA certification exams. The course material and exams are valid for 12 months from the time of enrolment. As part of this bundle, you will get access to a MeasureUP practice test for each certification course. This will help prepare you to pass the final exams.
 
Certification courses included:
 
Click on a course title to see a breakdown of the topics covered. The courses should be completed in the order listed below.
 


Certification exams included:
 

  1. Microsoft 70-764 SQL 2016 Administering an SQL Database Infrastructure (MCSA: 1 of 2 exams)
  2. Microsoft 70-765 Provisioning SQL Databases (MCSA: 2 of 2 exams)

 
Live practice labs included:
 

  1. Microsoft 70-764 SQL 2016 Administering an SQL Database Infrastructure*

 
*This live practice lab contains exercises to familiarise yourself with SQL. It will also allow you to test out your SQL skills. For more information on live practice labs, click here.
 
MeasureUP practice tests included:
 

  1. Microsoft 70-764 SQL 2016 Administering an SQL Database Infrastructure (MCSA: 1 of 2 exams)
  2. Microsoft 70-765 Provisioning SQL Databases (MCSA: 2 of 2 exams)

 

An example of an MCSA certification you can gain through this course.

 
How does this course bundle work?
 
This course bundle is made up of four main resources as shown below. Each certification course has as its own set of resources, i.e. 1 x online course, 1 x practice lab (with the exception of the Microsoft 70-765 Provisioning SQL Databases course), 1 x MeasureUP practice exam, 1 x official exam. Each resource is designed to work in conjunction with each other to ensure the successful path to certification. You will complete one course and exam, then repeat the process for the remaining courses. Once you have passed the exams, you will receive an MCSA certification from Microsoft. Read below to learn more about the resources in this course.
 
  Video Learning
Access to video based online learning material. Tutors use diagrams and illustrations to teach the classes, as well as giving demonstrations of equipment. Lessons are pre-recorded allowing you to  fast-forward, rewind and pause at any time throughout the lessons. Videos can be viewed on different devices including a desktop computer, laptop, tablet, and smart phone.
 
 Practice Labs
The hands-on live practice labs allow you to experience practical application of course concepts in an authentic online environment 24/7, all from the comfort of your home or office. The lab environment allows you to test and apply your skills as you learn. These labs also come with tasks challenging what you have learnt. To learn more about practice labs, click here.
 
 MeasureUP Practice Exams
 
After working your way through each text book and practice labs, you should be ready to start revising for your official exams. To do this, we provide you with MeasureUP practice tests. MeasureUP are the official provider to Microsoft for practice tests. These are the closest experience to the actual exam you’ll be taking. Scroll down to learn more about MeasureUP and the practice tests.
 
 Official Microsoft Exams
 
Having confidently passed the practice tests, you will be ready to sit the official Microsoft exams – which we will book on your behalf. These are known as an ‘online, web-proctored exams’. This means they can be taken at home. One of the requirements of taking these exams is that you must have a web camera so a proctor can observe you during the exams. This is to ensure no cheating takes place.
 
How long will it take me to complete this course?
 
This course bundle comprises of 50+ hours of video tutorials, as well as 25+ hours of live practice lab material; and 50+ hours of practice test material. How soon you can complete the course is dependent on several factors such as the amount of time you can dedicate to the course each week, and how quickly you absorb information. Learners can complete a course within this bundle from anywhere between 1-6 hours. Revision for each exam will take a minimum of 2 weeks. We recommend you spend at least 8 hours on the course per week to be able to finish it within 12 months or sooner. You can cut this duration in half or less by doubling the recommended study hours. You will have full access to the course material and resources for 12 months and must take your exams within this period.
 
What do I need?
 
Your course can be done from any where in the world. If you decide to move to a different city or even country, you can continue with the course from wherever you are. All you need is a device such as a desktop computer, laptop, tablet, smart phone, and an internet connection.

 
MeasureUP practice tests
 
As part of this course, you will get access to MeasureUP practice tests to help prepare you for the Microsoft exams as part of this bundle. MeasureUP practice tests are endorsed by Microsoft and used as the official practice tests of Microsoft certification exams.
 
Features of MeasureUP practice tests:
 

  • Questions are similar to exam questions, allowing you to test your knowledge of exam objectives
  • Detailed explanations for both correct and distractor answers reinforce the material
  • ‘Study Mode’ covers all objectives ensuring topics are covered
  • ‘Certification Mode’ (timed) prepares students for exam taking conditions
  • Instant, drill-down score reports tell you exactly the areas to focus on

 

Watch this video to learn more about MeasureUP practice tests.

 
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