The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications are the first level in a student’s pathway to becoming an IT professional.
These certifications allow your students to obtain industry certifications early in their technology career – giving them confidence to continue through the challenging and rewarding IT career pathway.
Exam 98-369 Cloud Fundamentals measures your ability to accomplish technical tasks such as understanding the cloud; enabling Microsoft cloud services; administering Office 365 and Microsoft Intune; using and configuring Microsoft cloud services; and supporting cloud users. Students who are beginning studies in technology need a strong foundation in the basics before moving on to more advanced technology courses and certification programs.
The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is a new and innovative certification track designed to provide a pathway for future success in technology courses and careers. The MTA program curriculum helps instructors teach and validate fundamental technology concepts and provides students with a foundation for their careers as well as the confidence they need to succeed in advanced studies.
Through the use of MOAC MTA titles you can help ensure your students future success in and out of the classroom. Students will learn key cloud services and terminology, Microsoft cloud services, Microsoft Office 365 and Intune administration, and the ability to use, configure, or support parts of other key Microsoft technologies for cloud services including SharePoint Online, Skype for Business Online, Exchange Online, and OneDrive.
Database Administration Fundamentals covers introductory knowledge and skills including: relational databases; core database concepts; relational database concepts; security requirements for databases and the data stored in them; database objects — such as tables and views; graphical tools and T-SQL scripts; database queries; and stored procedures.
Server fundamentals such as managing Windows Servers (including virtualization) and storage, along with monitoring and troubleshooting servers are included. It also covers such topics as essential naming, directory, and print services. Students also learn of popular Windows Network Services and Applications.
The MTA Windows Operating System Fundamentals course (exam 98-349) has been updated to include Windows 10 features and delete any features from Windows 7 not supported in Windows 10. This is a perfect course for someone who wants to learn how to manage Windows 10 and gain the skills necessary to pass the 98-349 exam.
LearnKey Senior Instructor Jason Manibog will take you through these Windows 10 topics: Understanding Operating System Configurations, Installing and Upgrading Client Systems, Managing Applications, Managing Files and Folders, Managing Devices, and Understanding Operating System Maintenance. This MTA certification is a precursor to an MCSA certification for Windows 10.
This course covers the fundamentals of local area networking, defining networks with the OSI Model and understanding wired and wireless networks.
In addition it includes understanding Internet Protocol, implementing TCP/IP and working with networking services. Your students will better understand wide area networks along with defining network infrastructures and network security.
This course is designed to prepare students for the MTA: Software Development Fundamentals exam, which is designed to provide candidates with an assessment of their knowledge of fundamental software development concepts. This exam gives you the opportunity to discover if this path is the right one for you. It can also serve as a stepping-stone to the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist exams. This exam is ideal for high school students or college students who are looking to improve their resumes or college applications.
LearnKey’s MTA Introduction to Programming Using Python (98-381) course covers Python, a very versatile programming language which can be used to power websites, build games, and even program hardware. This course is also an excellent course for someone new to programming, as many of the topics covered are basic programming topics which carry over well to other programming languages. Specifically, this course covers data types and operators, decisions and loops, input and output, code documentation and structure, troubleshooting, and modules and tools. The course topics directly map to the MTA 98-381 exam and will help anyone looking to improve their employability prospects in Python and for programming jobs in general.
MTA Mobility and Device Fundamentals (98-368) is designed to prepare students to learn to accomplish the technical tasks required to pass exam 98-368. Students will gain an understanding of device configurations, security, cloud services, data access, and management. This exam is one step forward in earning a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification.