Microsoft MCSA: Web Applications - Only 6 Days

Why

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

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  1. You'll be MCSA Web Applications certified in just 6 days. With us, you’ll be MCSA Web Applications trained in record time
  2. Our MCSA Web Applications course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass MCSA Web Applications 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. 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 MCSA Web Applications 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 MCSA Web Applications 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 70,652 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Firebrand's 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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What

Learn to create and implement modern web applications on your accelerated MCSA: Web Applications certification course.

This accelerated six-day course is 40% faster than traditional training. Your Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) will immerse you in learning Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC). Using our unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, you will reinforce theory with hands-on labs to put your learning into practice, developing real world skills relevant to the workplace. Review sessions will help commit your learning to memory, while giving you the opporunity to focus on difficult topics.

You'll get an introduction to HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript; and gain all the basic programming skills:

  • Program logic
  • Define and use variables
  • Perform looping and branching
  • Develop user interfaces
  • Capture and validate user input
  • Store data
  • Create well-structured applications

Official labs will support you and demonstrate the structure of different application scenarios. These focus on the principals and coding structures that are used to establish an HTML5 software application.

You will sit exams 70-480 and 70-486 during the course, covered by your Certification Guarantee. Earning the MCSA: Web Applications certification qualifies you for a position as a web developer or web administrator. The certification will also act as a prerequisite for the MCSD: App Builder.

Please note: Exam 70-480: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 now results in the Microsoft Specialist certification.

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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.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

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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MOC 20480C: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3

Module 1: Overview of HTML and CSS

This module reviews the basics of HTML and CSS, and introduces the tools that this course uses to create HTML pages and style sheets.

Lessons

  • Overview of HTML
  • Overview of CSS
  • Creating a Web Application by Using Visual Studio 2017

Lab: Exploring the Contoso Conference Application

  • Exploring the Contoso Conference Application
  • Examining and Modifying the Contoso Conference Application

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain how to use HTML elements and attributes to lay out a web page.
  • Explain how to use CSS to apply basic styling to a web page.
  • Describe the tools that Microsoft Visual Studio provides for building web applications.

Module 2: Creating and Styling HTML Pages

This module introduces HTML5, describes its new features, demonstrates how to present content by using the new features in HTML5, and how to style this content by using CSS.

Lessons

  • Creating an HTML5 Page
  • Styling an HTML5 Page

Lab: Creating and Styling HTML5 Pages

  • Creating HTML5 Pages
  • Styling HTML pages

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of and new features in HTML5, and explain how to use new HTML5 elements to lay out a web page.
  • Explain how to use CSS to style the layout, text, and background of a web page.

Module 3: Introduction to JavaScript

This module introduces JavaScript programming and DOM.

Lessons

  • Overview of JavaScript
  • Introduction to the Document Object Model

Lab: Displaying Data and Handling Events by Using JavaScript.

  • Displaying Data Programmatically
  • Handling Events

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe basic JavaScript syntax
  • Write JavaScript code that uses the DOM to alter and retrieve info from a web page

Module 4: Creating Forms to Collect and Validate User Input

In this module, you will learn how to define input forms by using the new input types available in HTML5. You will also see how to validate data by using HTML5 attributes. Finally, you will learn how to perform extended input validation by using JavaScript code, and how to provide feedback to users when their input is not valid or does not match the application’s expectations.

Lessons

  • Creating HTML5 Forms
  • Validating User Input by Using HTML5 Attributes
  • Validating User Input by Using JavaScript

Lab: Creating a Form and Validating User Input

  • Creating a Form and Validating User Input by Using HTML5 Attributes
  • Validating User Input by Using JavaScript

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create input forms by using HTML5
  • Use HTML5 form attributes to validate data
  • Write JavaScript code to perform validation tasks that cannot easily be implemented by using HTML5 attributes

Module 5: Communicating with a Remote Server

In this module, you will learn how to access a web service by using JavaScript code and to incorporate remote data into your web applications.

Lessons

  • Async programming in JavaScript
  • Sending and Receiving Data by Using the XMLHttpRequest Object
  • Sending and Receiving Data by Using the Fetch API

Lab: Communicating with a Remote Data Source

  • Retrieving Data
  • Serialising and Transmitting Data
  • Refactoring the Code by Using the jQuery ajax Method

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Handle asynchronous JavaScript tasks using the new async programing technologies
  • Send data to a web service and receive data from a web service by using an XMLHttpRequest object
  • Send data to a web service and receive data from a web service by using the Fetch API

Module 6: Styling HTML5 by Using CSS3

In this module, you will examine the properties and values defined in several of these modules, the new selectors defined in CSS3, and the use of pseudo-classes and pseudo-elements to refine those selections.

Lessons

  • Styling Text by Using CSS3
  • Styling Block Elements
  • Pseudo-Classes and Pseudo-Elements
  • Enhancing Graphical Effects by Using CSS3

Lab: Styling Text and Block Elements by Using CSS3

  • Styling the Navigation Bar
  • Styling the Register Link
  • Styling the About Page

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use the new features of CSS3 to style text elements
  • Use the new features of CSS3 to style block elements
  • Use CSS3 selectors, pseudo-classes, and pseudo-elements to refine the styling of elements
  • Enhance pages by using CSS3 graphical effects

Module 7: Creating Objects and Methods by Using JavaScript

This module describes how to write well-structured JavaScript code by using language features such as namespaces, objects, encapsulation, and inheritance. These concepts might seem familiar if you have experience in a language such as Java or C#, but the JavaScript approach is quite different and there are many subtleties that you must understand if you want to write maintainable code.

Lessons

  • Writing Well-Structured JavaScript Code
  • Creating Custom Objects
  • Extending Objects

Lab: Refining Code for Maintainability and Extensibility

  • Object Inheritance
  • Refactoring JavaScript Code to Use Objects

After this module, students will be able to:

  • Write well-structured JavaScript code
  • Use JavaScript code to create custom objects
  • Implement object-oriented techniques by using JavaScript idioms

Module 8: Creating Interactive Pages by Using HTML5 APIs

This module describes how to create interactive HTML5 web applications that can access the local file system, enable the user to drag-and-drop data onto elements in a web page, play multimedia files, and obtain geolocation information.

Lessons

  • Interacting with Files
  • Incorporating Multimedia
  • Reacting to Browser Location and Context
  • Debugging and Profiling a Web Application

Lab: Creating Interactive Pages with HTML5 APIs

  • Dragging and Dropping Images
  • Incorporating Video
  • Using the Geolocation API to Report the User's Current Location

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Access the local file system, and add drag-and-drop support to web pages.
  • Play video and audio files in a web page, without the need for plugins.
  • Obtain information about the current location of the user.
  • Use the F12 Developer Tools in Microsoft Edge to debug and profile a web application.

Module 9: Adding Offline Support to Web Applications

In this module, you will learn how to use these technologies to create robust web applications that can continue running even when a network connection is unavailable.

Lessons

  • Reading and Writing Data Locally
  • Adding Offline Support by Using the Application Cache

Lab: Adding Offline Support to Web Applications

  • Caching Offline Data by Using the Application Cache API
  • Persisting User Data by Using the Local Storage API

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Save data locally on the user's device, and access this data from a web application
  • Configure a web application to support offline operations by using the Application Cache

Module 10: Implementing an Adaptive User Interface

In this module, you will learn how to build a website that adapts the layout and functionality of its pages to the capabilities and form factor of the device on which it is being viewed. You will see how to detect the type of device being used to view a page, and learn strategies for laying out content that effectively targets particular devices.

Lessons

  • Supporting Multiple Form Factors
  • Creating an Adaptive User Interface

Lab: Implementing an Adaptive User Interface

  • Creating a Print-Friendly Style Sheet
  • Adapting Page Layout to Fit Different Form Factors

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the requirements in a website for responding to different form factors
  • Create web pages that can adapt their layout to match the form factor of the device on which they are displayed

Module 11: Creating Advanced Graphics

This module describes how to create advanced graphics in HTML5 by using Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) and the Microsoft Canvas API. You will learn how to use SVG-related elements such as and to display graphical content on a web page. You will also learn how to enable the user to interact with SVG elements through the use of events such as keyboard events and mouse events. The Canvas API is somewhat different than SVG.

Lessons

  • Creating Interactive Graphics by Using SVG
  • Drawing Graphics by Using the Canvas API

Lab: Creating Advanced Graphics

  • Creating an Interactive Venue Map by Using SVG
  • Creating a Speaker Badge by Using the Canvas API

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use SVG to create interactive graphical content
  • Use the Canvas API to generate graphical content programmatically

Module 12: Animating the User Interface

This module describes how to enhance web pages by using CSS animations. You will learn how to apply transitions to property values. Next, you will learn how to apply 2D and 3D transformations to elements. At the end of this module, you will learn how to apply keyframe animations to elements.

Lessons

  • Applying CSS Transitions
  • Transforming Elements
  • Applying CSS Keyframe Animations

Lab: Animating the User Interface

  • Applying CSS Transitions
  • Applying Keyframe Animations

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Apply transitions to animate property values to HTML elements
  • Apply 2D and 3D transformations to HTML elements
  • Apply keyframe animations to HTML elements

Module 13: Implementing Real-time Communication by Using Web Sockets

This module introduces web sockets, describes how they work, and explains how to create a web socket connection that can be used to transmit data in real time between a web page and a web server.

Lessons

  • Introduction to Web Sockets
  • Using the WebSocket API

Lab: Performing Real-time Communication by Using Web Sockets

  • Receiving Messages from a Web Socket
  • Sending Messages to a Web Socket
  • Handling Different Web Socket Message Types

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe how using web sockets helps to enable real-time communications between a web page and a web server
  • Use the Web Sockets API to connect to a web server from a web page, and exchange messages between the web page and the web server

Module 14: Performing Background Processing by Using Web Workers

This module describes how web workers operate and how you can use them in your web applications.

Lessons

  • Understanding Web Workers
  • Performing Asynchronous Processing by Using Web Workers

Lab: Creating a Web Worker Process

  • Improving Responsiveness by Using a Web Worker

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain how web workers can be used to implement multithreading and improve the responsiveness of a web application
  • Perform processing by using a web worker, communicate with a web worker, and control a web worker

Module 15: Packaging JavaScript for Production Deployment

Tools such as Node.js, Webpack, and Babel enable the use of new language features along with support for different browsers in order to avoid harming the user experience. In this module we will introduce the theory behind these tools, when we need to used them, and the different options for use.

Lessons

  • Understanding Transpilers And Module bundling
  • Creating Separate Packages for Cross Browser Support

Lab: Setting Up Webpack Bundle for Production

  • Creating and Deploying Packages using WebPack

MOC 20486C: Developing ASP.NET MVC 5 Web Applications

Module 1: Exploring ASP.NET MVC 5

The goal of this module is to outline the components of the Microsoft Web Technologies stack, which can be used to host a completed web application. You'll also learn about ASP.NET and be introduced to the web forms, web pages, and MVC programming models. You'll see an overview of ASP.NET MVC 5, including new features and configuration.

Lessons

  • Overview of Microsoft Web Technologies
  • Overview of ASP.NET
  • Introduction to ASP.NET MVC 5

Lab: Exploring ASP.NET MVC 5

  • Exploring a Photo Sharing Application
  • Exploring a Web Pages Application
  • Exploring a Web Forms Application
  • Exploring an MVC Application

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

Describe the Microsoft Web Technologies stack and select an appropriate technology to use to develop any given application.

Module 2: Designing ASP.NET MVC 5 Web Applications

The goal of this module is to introduce the typical design process that architects must complete when they plan an MVC 5 application. At this stage in the design process, MVC 5 has been selected as the most appropriate programming model, but the details of the application, such as the overall architecture, Controllers, Views, Models, and routes to create, have not been fixed. 

Lessons

  • Planning in the Project Design Phase
  • Designing Models, Controllers, and Views

Lab :Designing ASP.NET MVC 5 Web Applications

  • Planning Model Classes
  • Planning Controllers
  • Planning Views
  • Architecting an MVC Web Application

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

Design the architecture and implementation of a web application that will meet a set of functional requirements, user interface requirements, and address business models.

Module 3: Developing ASP.NET MVC 5 Models

The goal of this module is to create Models within an MVC application that implement the business logic necessary to satisfy business requirements. The module also describes how to implement a connection to a database, or alternative data store, using the Entity Framework and LINQ.

Lessons

  • Creating MVC Models
  • Working with Data

Lab :Developing ASP.NET MVC 5 Models

  • Creating an MVC Project and Adding a Model
  • Adding Properties to MVC Models
  • Using Data Annotations in MVC Models
  • Creating a New Microsoft Azure SQL Database

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

Create MVC Models and write code that implements business logic within Model methods, properties, and events.

Module 4: Developing ASP.NET MVC 5 Controllers

The goal of this module is to add Controllers to MVC applications and to implement actions that respond to user input and other events. You'll learn how Controllers relate to Models and how to implement Controller actions that define the View used to display or edit data. This module also covers how to write action filters that run code before or after multiple actions in the Controller. You'll also learn about situations when action filters are useful.

Lessons

  • Writing Controllers and Actions
  • Writing Action Filters

Lab :Developing ASP.NET MVC 5 Controllers

  • Adding an MVC Controller and Writing the Actions
  • Optional - Writing the Action Filters in a Controller

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

Add Controllers to an MVC Application to manage user interaction, update models, and select and return Views.

Module 5: Developing ASP.NET MVC 5 Views

The goal of this module is to describe the role of Views in an MVC web application and enable users to create and code them. The syntax of a Razor View is of critical importance for students to understand because it defines both the layout and the functionality of the data display. HTML Helpers will also be discussed in detail and common Helpers, such as Html.ActionLink() and Html.EditorFor(), will be described. Reusing code by defining Partial Views and Razor Helpers will be discussed as well.

Lessons

  • Creating Views with Razor Syntax
  • Using HTML Helpers
  • Re-using Code in Views

Lab :Developing ASP.NET MVC 5 Views

  • Adding a View for Photo Display
  • Adding a View for New Photos
  • Creating and Using a Partial View
  • Adding a Home View and Testing the Views

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

Create Views in an MVC application that display and edit data and interact with Models and Controllers

Module 6: Testing and Debugging ASP.NET MVC 5 Web Applications

The goal of this module is to increase the resilience and quality of an application by locating and correcting code errors, bugs, and other unexpected results. MVC applications are well suited to unit testing techniques and these techniques ensure a high quality of code by systematically testing the functionality of each small component. In addition, the debugging tools and exception handling available in Visual Studio will be explained.

Lessons

  • Unit Testing MVC Components
  • Implementing an Exception Handling Strategy

Lab :Testing and Debugging ASP.NET MVC 5 Web Applications

  • Performing Unit Tests
  • Optional - Configuring Exception Handling

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

Run unit tests and debugging tools against a web application in Visual Studio and configure an application for troubleshooting.

Module 7: Structuring ASP.NET MVC 5 Web Applications

The goal of this module is to structure a web application in such a way that users can rapidly locate the information they need. Two aspects of the design are emphasised: the URLs presented in the browser address bar should be understandable and can be controlled by adding routes to the ASP.NET Routing Engine, and the navigation controls, such as menus and breadcrumb trails, should present the most relevant links to frequently read pages. Search Engine Optimisation is important throughout this module.

Lessons

  • Analysing Information Architecture
  • Configuring Routes
  • Creating a Navigation Structure

Lab :Structuring ASP.NET MVC 5 Web Applications

  • Using the Routing Engine
  • Optional - Building Navigation Controls

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

Develop a web application that uses the ASP.NET routing engine to present friendly URLs and a logical navigation hierarchy to users.

Module 8: Applying Styles to ASP.NET MVC 5 Web Applications

The goal of this module is to explore how to impose a consistent look and feel to an MVC application and share other common components, such as headers and footers, between all Views. Besides describing CSS styles and template views, the module will discuss how to migrate a look and feel created by a web designer into an MVC application. Techniques for adapting the display of a site for small screens and mobile devices will also be introduced.

Lessons

  • Using Layouts
  • Applying CSS Styles to an MVC Application
  • Creating an Adaptive User Interface

Lab :Applying Styles to ASP.NET MVC 5 Web Applications

  • Creating and Applying Layouts
  • Applying Styles to an MVC Web Application
  • Optional - Adapting Webpages for Mobile Browsers

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

Implement a consistent look and feel, including corporate branding, across an entire MVC web application.

Module 9: Building Responsive Pages in ASP.NET MVC 5 Web Applications

The goal of this module is to explain how partial page updates and caching can optimise the responsiveness of a web application. You'll see how to make use of AJAX helpers and partial views to update small portions of a page instead of refreshing the entire page. The module also covers the different caches developers can use to store rendered pages and discusses how to configure caching for maximum performance.

Lessons

  • Using AJAX and Partial Page Updates
  • Implementing a Caching Strategy

Lab : Building Responsive Pages in ASP.NET MVC 5 Web Applications

  • Using Partial Page Updates
  • Optional—Configuring the ASP.NET Caches

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

Use partial page updates and caching to reduce the network bandwidth used by an application and accelerate responses to user requests.

Module 10: Using JavaScript and jQuery for Responsive MVC 5 Web Applications

The goal of this module is to teach techniques that run code on the browser. This approach can increase the responsiveness of the application because a rendered page can respond to a user action without reloading the entire page from the server. You'll learn about the jQuery script library and how to use it to call web services and update user interface components.

Lessons

  • Rendering and Executing JavaScript Code
  • Using jQuery and jQueryUI

Lab : Using JavaScript and jQuery for Responsive MVC 5 Web Applications

  • Creating and Animating the Slideshow View
  • Optional—Adding a jQueryUI ProgressBar Widget

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

Write JavaScript code that runs on the client-side and utilises the jQuery script library to optimise the responsiveness of an MVC web application.

Module 11: Controlling Access to ASP.NET MVC 5 Web Applications

The goal of this module to ensure good security in terms of strong authentication and authorisation for access. The lessons describe how to enable anonymous users to create their own user account and gain privileged access to content.

Lessons

  • Implementing Authentication and Authorisation
  • Assigning Roles and Membership

Lab : Controlling Access to ASP.NET MVC 5 Web Applications

  • Configuring Authentication and Membership Providers
  • Building the Logon and Register Views
  • Authorising Access to Resources
  • Optional—Building a Password Reset View

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

Implement a complete membership system in an MVC 5 web application.

Module 12: Building a Resilient ASP.NET MVC 5 Web Application

The goal of this module is to build applications that are stable and reliable. Such applications are not vulnerable to common hacking techniques such as cross-site scripting and also store state information such as the contents of a shopping cart and user preferences. This state information is preserved when servers or browsers restart, connections are lost, and other connectivity issues occur.

Lessons

  • Developing Secure Sites
  • State Management

Lab : Building a Resilient ASP.NET MVC 5 Web Application

  • Creating Favorites Controller Actions
  • Implementing Favorites in Views

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

Build an MVC application that resists malicious attacks and persists information about users and preferences.

Module 13: Implementing Web APIs in ASP.NET MVC 5 Web Applications

The goal of the module is to introduce the concept of a Web API and to describe how to make an application’s core functionality more broadly available for integration into other web and mobile applications. You’ll learn about the new Web API feature of MVC 5 and see how to build a RESTful Web API and call it from other applications.

Lessons

  • Developing a Web API
  • Calling a Web API from Mobile and Web Applications

Lab : Implementing Web APIs in ASP.NET MVC 5 Web Applications

  • Adding a Web API to the Photo Sharing Application
  • Using the Web API for a Bing Maps Display

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

Describe what a Web API is and why developers might add a Web API to an application.

Module 14: Handling Requests in ASP.NET MVC 5 Web Applications

The goal of this module is to describe how to write components that intercept requests from browsers before they are received by MVC Controllers. These components include HTTP Modules, HTTP Handlers, and the Web Sockets protocol. The module describes scenarios in which developers use such components and shows how to add them to an MVC application.

Lessons

  • Using HTTP Modules and HTTP Handlers
  • Using Web Sockets

Lab : Handling Requests in ASP.NET MVC 5 Web Applications

  • Creating a SignalR Hub
  • Creating a Photo Chat View

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

Modify the way browser requests are handled by an MVC application.

Module 15: Deploying ASP.NET MVC 5 Web Applications

The goal for this module is to deploy a completed MVC application to a web server or Microsoft Azure. The module begins by describing testing, staging, and production deployments and the web server environments required for each. It also describes the advantages and disadvantages of using Microsoft Azure to host the application. You’ll also see all the available deployment options in Visual Studio.

Lessons

  • Deploying a Web Application
  • Deploying an ASP.NET MVC 5 Web Application

Lab : Deploying ASP.NET MVC 5 Web Applications

  • Deploying a Web Application to Microsoft Azure
  • Testing the Completed Application

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

Describe how to package and deploy an ASP.NET MVC 5 web application from a development computer to a web server for staging or production.

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You'll site the following exams at the Firebrand Training centre, during the course. This is covered by your Certification Guarantee.

Exam 70-480: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3

The skills you'll be tested on include:

  • Implement and Manipulate Document Structures and Objects (20-25%)
  • Implement Program Flow (25-30%)
  • Access and Secure Data (25-30%)
  • Use CSS3 in Applications (25-30%)

Exam 70-486: Developing ASP.NET 4.5 MVC Web Applications

This exam will measure your skills with Microsoft Visual Studio 2017, ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Core. Including:

  • Design the application architecture (15-20%)
  • Design the build and deployment architecture (10-15%)
  • Design the User Experience (15-20%)
  • Develop the User Experience (15-20%)
  • Troubleshoot and Debug Web Applications (20-25%)
  • Design and Implement Security (15-20%)

Both these exams are available in the following languages:

  • English
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese (Brazil)

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Microsoft Official Curriculum

  • MOC 20480: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3
  • MOC 20486: Developing ASP.NET 4.5 MVC Web Applications

This accelerated course also includes supplementary material that bridges the gap between Microsoft Visual Studio 2013/2015 and ASP .NET MVC 4.5/5.1

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:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • 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.

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.

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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.

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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, CREST and CISSP CBK Review. Exam vouchers may also not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to Education and Skills Funding Agency guidelines.
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Before attending this course, students must have:

  • A minimum of two to three years of experience developing web-based applications using Microsoft Visual Studio and Microsoft ASP.NET - specifically 1 month using Visual Studio 2017.
  • Proficiency in using the .NET Framework
  • Familiarity with C# language

This includes:

Knowledge of basic HTML document structure:

  • HTML tags to display text content
  • HTML tags to display graphics
  • HTML APIs

Understanding how to style common HTML elements using CSS, including:

  • Separating presentation from content
  • Managing content flow
  • Managing positioning of individual elements
  • Managing content overflow
  • Basic CSS styling

Understanding how to write JavaScript code to add functionality to a web page:

  • How to create and use variables
  • How to use:
    • Arithmetic operators to perform arithmetic calculations involving one or more variables
    • Relational operators to test the relationship between two variables or expressions
    • Logical operators to combine expressions that contain relational operators
  • How to control the program flow by using if … else statements.
  • How to implement iterations by using loops.
  • How to write simple functions.

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Reviews

Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 70,652 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.75% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.


"Great training and additional extras, thanks very much."
Edward Williams, Lucid Partnership. - Microsoft MCSA: Web Applications (6 days) (1/6/2018 to 6/6/2018)

"The training centre is very well organised and professional, I found the course very detailed and got a lot out of it."
Joseph Naber. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (10/1/2019 to 11/1/2019)

"Firebrand training is a good way to get qualifications fast. Be prepared with the self-learning before hand and for long days."
Anonymous. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (10/1/2019 to 11/1/2019)

"The course was intense but well delivered, the instructor engaged with the group and took the time to give good feedback and help."
Joseph Naber, Games Workshop. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (10/1/2019 to 11/1/2019)

"Highly recommendable course and praise worthy."
W.A.. - Microsoft Azure Academy: Infrastructure and Networking (4 days) (7/1/2019 to 10/1/2019)

"The course is high intensity but still managed to maintain a friendly atmosphere. The residential aspect is definitely beneficial to your learning. "
Anonymous. - Microsoft MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals (3 days) (9/1/2019 to 10/1/2019)

"A good learning environment for people who are looking for a job in the IT depart. Friendly instructor. "
Thomas Thornton. - Microsoft MTA Security, Windows Server Administration & Networking (6 days) (7/1/2019 to 12/1/2019)

"Great teaching but the course was not particularly relevant to our job and skill set. "
Dexter Lee, BBC. - Microsoft MTA Security, Windows Server Administration & Networking (6 days) (7/1/2019 to 12/1/2019)

"Very good facilities, good efficient teaching, would definitely recommend to others that are looking for an IT course."
Andrew Smith, BBC. - Microsoft MTA Security, Windows Server Administration & Networking (6 days) (7/1/2019 to 12/1/2019)

"My instructor was extremely committed to help with our studying, with a group who have had very little experience in the topic our course was based on. The resources provided were also very useful."
Sam Hughes, BBC. - Microsoft MTA Security, Windows Server Administration & Networking (6 days) (7/1/2019 to 12/1/2019)

"Great experience, learnt a huge amount in a short space of time."
Anonymous. - Microsoft Azure Academy: Infrastructure and Networking (4 days) (7/1/2019 to 10/1/2019)

"Good and clear instruction, with interactive discussions suited to students needs. Thoroughly recommended."
Anonymous. - Microsoft Azure Academy: Infrastructure and Networking (4 days) (7/1/2019 to 10/1/2019)

"Training was excellent and the instructor was amazing."
Samson Jesi, NCC Group. - Microsoft Azure Academy: Infrastructure and Networking (4 days) (7/1/2019 to 10/1/2019)

"Key & relevant advice provided by highly knowledge subject matter experts. Better equipped to provide advice to customers deploying solutions within the cloud."
Anonymous. - Microsoft Azure Academy: Infrastructure and Networking (4 days) (7/1/2019 to 10/1/2019)

"Firebrand are the best training provider I have used, with knowledge and engaged instructors. "
M.P.. - Microsoft Azure Academy: Infrastructure and Networking (4 days) (7/1/2019 to 10/1/2019)

"The course was very helpful to me as I do C# at my job. They cover all basic fundamentals. The food here is great as well. The stay was comfortable and flexible. You can stay here easily and learn quickly."
S.Y.. - Microsoft Programming in C# (4 days) (7/1/2019 to 10/1/2019)

"Good facility, nice people and an organised concept. Enjoyed my stay and learnt new skills."
James Vost. - Microsoft MTA HTML5 App Development Fundamentals (2 days) (7/1/2019 to 8/1/2019)

"The training provided was all relevant and useful for me to prepare for the exam. "
Anonymous. - Microsoft MTA HTML5 App Development Fundamentals (2 days) (7/1/2019 to 8/1/2019)

"Training is relevant but extremely intense, there is a lot to take in in a short amount of time. "
Anonymous. - Microsoft MTA HTML5 App Development Fundamentals (2 days) (7/1/2019 to 8/1/2019)

"Intensive training, I would recommend, decent level of experience required, but it worked for me to do that extra knowledge required to become MCSA certified. Thanks."
Barry Mansell, CPTO. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (6/12/2018 to 16/12/2018)

"It is a nice experience at Firebrand."
Anonymous. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (6/12/2018 to 16/12/2018)

"I recommend Firebrand to anyone that is looking to either gain knowledge for the first time or to learn something new."
S.P.. - Microsoft MTA Database Fundamentals (2 days) (12/12/2018 to 13/12/2018)

"Awesome place, awesome instructors, real challenges. This is the Firebrands recipe for success."
V.F.. - Microsoft Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions (3 days) (8/12/2018 to 10/12/2018)

"Learnt a lot - good course, but very intense. Not for the faint or weak! Very good instructor."
Anonymous. - Microsoft Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions (3 days) (8/12/2018 to 10/12/2018)

"Good course, long hours, sometimes a little overwhelming to say the least. good atmosphere."
Richard Eaton, Avnet. - Microsoft Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions (3 days) (8/12/2018 to 10/12/2018)

"Great instructor."
Anonymous. - Microsoft MCSA: Cloud Platform & MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Azure) (10 days) (1/12/2018 to 10/12/2018)

"Extremely effective use of time. Very knowledgeable instructor. Good, focused group."
Mark Townsend, TechSea Ltd. - Microsoft MCSA: Cloud Platform & MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Azure) (10 days) (1/12/2018 to 10/12/2018)

"Good trainer who has lots of experience in the field. Taught at a good pace and got through all off the content."
Jess Chapman, Natures Way Foods. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (6/12/2018 to 16/12/2018)

"Very busy course. Lots of content."
Anonymous, Codurance - Microsoft Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions (4 days) (4/12/2018 to 7/12/2018)

"Great way to study in an intensive learning environment without the distractions often attributed to E Learning."
Daniel Middleditch, React Computer Partnership. - Microsoft Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (3 days) (1/12/2018 to 3/12/2018)

"Its Good."
Lyndon Martin, Nottinghamshire Healthcare. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Business Intelligence Development (5 days) (26/11/2018 to 30/11/2018)

"I will happily use firebrand again the staff and the teachers are great, its hard work but completely worth it. "
Anonymous. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Business Intelligence Development (5 days) (26/11/2018 to 30/11/2018)

"I love training at Firebrand. As a consultant, every day matters as you do not get paid if you do not work. The immersive bootcamp allows myself to cover twice the material in half the time. I also like getting into my bubble by it being residential so I can focus on absorbing and recalling. Great having the test centre onsite.. Maximises exam cram time. Thank you FB Wyboston."
Roy Casella, Designated. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Business Intelligence Development (5 days) (26/11/2018 to 30/11/2018)

"I enjoyed my course at Firebrand. The trainers are friendly and extremely knowledgeable. This was my first experience of Microsoft exams and I would not hesitate to recommend Firebrand for anyone looking to achieve certification."
Darren Conley, Nicander Ltd.. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Business Intelligence Development (5 days) (26/11/2018 to 30/11/2018)

"Studying with Firebrand is tough, theres no getting away from the fact that the days are long and full of content, however, the trainers are knowledgeable and the training is delivered professionally, in excellent facilities."
Rob Sims. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Business Intelligence Development (5 days) (26/11/2018 to 30/11/2018)

"Great experience and staff, training setup and instructor."
K.W., Midwich Ltd. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Business Intelligence Development (5 days) (26/11/2018 to 30/11/2018)

"Course had plenty of useful information and very helpful."
Connor Venton, Ringway Jacobs. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Business Intelligence Development (5 days) (26/11/2018 to 30/11/2018)

"My experience of this intensive course was a good one! This was due to my instructor who was so helpful and engaged us all from the beginning to the end. Thanks to the instructor for being an amazing , intelligent , funny and caring instructor"
Louise-Clair Elliot, Freightliner. - Microsoft MCSA: BI Reporting (4 days) (22/11/2018 to 25/11/2018)

"This is how training should be imparted especially the accelerated approach. Thanks a ton."
Sanjeev Putla, NA. - Microsoft MCSA: BI Reporting (4 days) (22/11/2018 to 25/11/2018)

"Intense but worth it"
R.V.. - Microsoft Dynamics AX 7 Financials (5 days) (19/11/2018 to 23/11/2018)

"Different type of training and it was intense. Covered many topics in express speed. It was a good learning experience. "
John Jesudason. - Microsoft Managing SharePoint Server 2016 (6 days) (19/11/2018 to 24/11/2018)

"The instructor is a great trainer that will help you understand SharePoint much better and get certified."
Anonymous. - Microsoft MCSE: Productivity (SharePoint Server 2016) (6 days) (19/11/2018 to 24/11/2018)

"I have learn a lot of new things in a short time."
A.P.. - Microsoft MCSA: Web Applications (Developing ASP.NET MVC Web 5 Applications) (3 days) (20/11/2018 to 22/11/2018)

"Great Teacher, Interesting Courses and the instructor Is the best"
Jo Van Vosselen. - Microsoft MCSA: Web Applications (Developing ASP.NET MVC Web 5 Applications) (3 days) (13/9/2018 to 15/9/2018)

"Another great course with the instructor. Very enjoyable and pleasant, lots of knowledge transfer and helpful real-life cases where to apply these techniques. I'm looking forward for another course in the future with him."
Christian Dornetto, CRM Dynamics Ltd. - Microsoft MCSA: Web Applications (Developing ASP.NET MVC Web 5 Applications) (3 days) (20/11/2018 to 22/11/2018)

"Very efficient training course."
Adel Flici, London Metal Exchange. - Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customisation and Configuration (4 days) (14/11/2018 to 17/11/2018)

"Great course, and really engrossing way to learn."
Ben Lewis, Kagool. - Microsoft Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (3 days) (14/11/2018 to 16/11/2018)

"The instructor was great yet again. teaching subjects that are not covered, but allows for a better understanding of the course. Highly recommend. "
Anonymous. - Microsoft MTA Security, Windows Server Administration & Networking (6 days) (5/11/2018 to 10/11/2018)

"The course was delivered well and taught a broad range of skills, both exam related and functional."
Anonymous. - Microsoft MTA Security, Windows Server Administration & Networking (6 days) (5/11/2018 to 10/11/2018)

"The courses are very well structured at Firebrand, the instructors are patient and helpful. "
B.M.. - Microsoft Querying Data with Transact-SQL (3 days) (5/11/2018 to 7/11/2018)

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