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Microsoft Technical Training courses

Microsoft Technical training courses are available in London, Aberdeen, Bath, Birmingham, Bristol, Exeter, Glasgow, Hinckley, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Reading, Sunderland, Wokingham and other venues across the UK.

Our Microsoft technical training programme provides the professional skill sets necessary to run efficient IT services in medium to larger scale organisations. It includes all the Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC) courses needed by those implementing and supporting network operating systems, and by those supporting users of Microsoft desk top applications.

There is a very large range of Microsoft courses covering numerous technologies. We list a selection on the website, however If you do not see the Microsoft course you need then please contact Focus.

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All Microsoft Courses by Type

Focus works closely with a number of Microsoft Gold Partners to deliver the most comprehensive schedule of Microsoft technical courses. The course curriculum is determined by Microsoft, and delivery is by a Microsoft Certified Partner. A brief overview of the types of Microsoft training available is provided below:

Please visit our dedicated skill area pages for more comprehensive information on our range of:

Certification Boot Camps

Microsoft certifications such as MCTS and MCITP can significantly enhance career and salary prospects. A series of fast track certification boot camps is now available to help you achieve these qualifications.  The training is intense but you will receive excellent training - often at a residential venue.  Exams often form part of the package.

There is also a Microsoft Certification for those new to a career in IT. The Microsoft Technical Associate (MTA) provides recognition of a solid understanding of Microsoft technologies in areas such as applications development and server administration.

Exchange Server Training Courses

Exchange Server is a messaging and collaborative software product developed by Microsoft. It is part of the Windows Server System line of server products and is widely used by enterprises using Microsoft infrastructure solutions. Exchange's major features consist of electronic mail, shared calendars and tasks, and support for mobile and web-based access to information, as well as supporting data storage. We are also able to offer Exchange Server onsite training, delivered at you premises. Contact us today for an in house Exchange Server training quote or visit our in house information page to find out more.

Visual Studio & .NET Training Courses

Visual Studio is Microsoft's flagship software development product for computer programmers. It centres on an integrated development environment which lets programmers create standalone applications, web sites, web applications, and web services that run on any platforms supported by Microsoft's .NET Framework (for all versions after 6). Supported platforms include Microsoft Windows servers and workstations, PocketPC, Smartphones, and World Wide Web browsers.

Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Microsoft Dynamics CRM is a is a flexible, powerful business solution for customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) that can help make your people more productive and can grow with your business.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Exams are not normally included. Exams are taken separately at a Prometric test centre.

If it is more convenient for you to bundle an exam voucher with a course then this can be arranged, but there will be a small administration charge.

Generally, there will be a series of courses (and sometimes other training resources) which will prepare you for a specific certification exam. 

See the Focus Microsoft certification tracks or visit the Microsoft learning website for comprehensive details on achieving Microsoft qualifications.

People sometimes worry that there must be a difference between a Focus course and others they have seen which may cost 50% more.

Our Microsoft technical courses include official courseware, are delivered by accredited trainers and include all the lab elements defined by Microsoft. In fact, you will sometimes see the exact same course we are offering at a much higher price. We are able to do this because Focus buys courses from its partners in volume - and shares the savings achieved with you.

Yes. All courses can be delivered at your own premises. Where appropriate this will include provision of a lab environment.

Our expert Microsoft trainers can either deliver standard "off the shelf" courses or tailor modules from two or more courses to meet specific needs.

Focus specialises in Project Management, Business Analysis and IT training. We offer the most comprehensive schedule of public courses and can also deliver in-house training options. Our trainers combine deep specialist knowledge with practical real world experience.  We are committed to consistent high quality course delivery, and an efficient booking experience. You can read what other delegates thought of our Microsoft Technical training here.

Our customers include Bank of England, Derby County Council, Harrods, North Bristol NHS Trust and Swindon Borough Council.

We have an extensive range of  courses suitable for business, IT and project professionals. This includes training in the areas of Prince2, MSP, APM, ITIL, Business Analysis, Microsoft Project and Software Testing.

Our most popular courses include Prince2 Foundation & Practitioner, MSP Practitioner, ITIL Foundation and ISTQB Software Testing Foundation. Contact a member of our sales team today to discuss your requirements.

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