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Firebrand launch new Microsoft certification training programmes

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Firebrand partner with Microsoft to launch its official offering of Microsoft’s latest certifications. These new MCSE and MCSD certifications teach the skills aligned to Microsoft’s newest technologies and offer the fastest route to certification.


Firebrand, leaders in accelerated training, launched nine official training courses aligned to the latest Microsoft certifications earlier this week.

This announcement follows Microsoft’s decision to streamline their technical certifications and launch a range of new Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) and Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) certifications as well as restructure the way you certify and re-earn certifications.

The new certifications aim to validate an individual’s skills and competencies in the latest Microsoft technologies. Firebrand now offer an accelerated route to all new certification pathways, greatly reducing the time it takes to achieve a certification – often by as much as 50%.

UK Marketing Manager, James Lapwood says;

‘We’ve partnered with Microsoft to offer our customers around the world accelerated routes to the latest certifications. We’re thrilled to see how these certifications shape and develop the knowledge of IT professionals today. This massive change proves just how quick this industry moves and Firebrand’s dedication to keeping what we offer, current and up-to-date’.

Firebrand’s accelerated routes to Microsoft Certification

MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure - validates the skills necessary to run a highly efficient and modern data centre. Now available are two distinct pathways to this certification; the Azure Cloud Platform route and the Windows Server 2016 route.

MCSE: Productivity - proves an individual’s skills to move company data to the cloud, increase user productivity and flexibility, reduce data loss and improve data security.

MCSE: Mobility - validates the skills needed to manage devices in today’s bring-your-own-device enterprise.

MCSE: Data Management and Analytics - validates a broad set of skills in SQL administration, building enterprise-scale data solutions and leveraging business intelligence data – both on-premises and in cloud environments. 

MCSD: App Builder - proves an individual’s ability to build a modern mobile and/or web applications and services.

Accelerated Training Leaders

Longer training days, on-site residence and 24-hour access to learning resources allows Firebrand to offer these courses faster than traditional providers. Firebrand are also Microsoft Gold Learning Partners, meaning they can supply the latest Microsoft Official Curriculums (MOC) and trainings are led by Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCT). Firebrand also make use of a unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique. This makes sure students learn both the theory and hands-on tasks relevant to their certification.