MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals


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Studying for this MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals course will develop your skills of installing and maintaining windows servers and can lead to a career in the IT industry as a server administrator. With Windows based networking, configuration and data recovery all covered on this course it is perfect for those seeking formal accreditation from Microsoft.

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Candidates for this exam should have experience with Windows Server, Windows-based networking, Active Directory, account management, and system recovery tools and concepts. The knowledge acquired through the Networking Fundamentals and Security Fundamentals certification programs will be helpful as you study Windows Server administration fundamentals, but it is important to remember that the MTA certification exams have no prerequisites.

Study Time: 120 hours
Enrolment length: 12 months
Course Format: Online

Upon completion of this qualification students earn an OLC Diploma and can enter themselves for the Microsoft examination which will result in full certification when the necessary third party exams are passed.


This qualification is designed to teach students essential skills when working with windows server administration and seeking formal certification. It covers all of the functionality that is needed to be a technician so that learners can achieve a formal qualification in the IT industry.

Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) qualifications prepare learners in a specific type of technology or product on the market today. They are great for new or existing IT technicians who are seeking a formal qualification to work in the industry.

Exam number 98-365


Students are able to access their course materials at any time and the qualification includes the following:

Expert Instructor-Led Training

Uses the content from the finest publishers and only the IT industry’s finest instructors. They have a minimum of 15 years real-world experience and are subject matter experts in their fields. Unlike a live class, you can study at your own pace. This creates a personal learning experience and gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it around your schedule 24/7.

Interactive Exercises

Our courseware includes include real world, interactive exercises. Focusing on real world scenarios and skill-set development.

Exercises, Quizzes & Flashcards

This course houses exercises, quizzes and flashcards that prepare you for your exams differently and more effectively than the traditional exam preps on the market. You will have practice quizzes, flashcards and exercises after each module to ensure you are confident on the topic you have completed before proceeding. This will allow you to gauge your effectiveness before moving to the next module in your course.

Practice Test Sets

This course also include full length practice test sets designed to test your knowledge under real exam conditions. Each course has a number of test sets consisting of hundreds of items to ensure you are 100% prepared before taking your certification exam.

Exam Simulators

Online labs to supplement your training. Labs are inexpensive and a safe way to explore and learn. The labs on this course are versatile – labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training.

Career Prospects

The Microsoft’s MTA certified candidates has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • IT professional
  • Windows Server Administrator

Course Content

This course assesses the following topics:

Lesson 1: Windows Server Overview

Lesson 2: Installing Windows Servers

Lesson 3: Managing Windows Server Storage

Lesson 4: Administering Services

Lesson 5: Active Directory Infrastructure

Lesson 6: Configuring Active Directory

Lesson 7: Managing Active Directory

Lesson 8: Group Policy Management

Lesson 9: Application Servers

Lesson 10: Internet Information Services (IIS)

Lesson 11: File and Print Servers

Lesson 12: Remote Access Technologies

Lesson 13: Server Troubleshooting

Lesson 14: Performance Tuning

Lesson 15: Server Maintenance


This qualification includes all of the lessons and materials you will need to learn the syllabus and then enter for your examination. Exams are taken at a specific testing centre and are subject to additional charges when you are sitting the test.

For more information on taking the examination please click here and search for a test centre near you. Exam centres do charge an additional fee for sitting the test and students are required to organise their own examinations should they wish to opt for formal certification as well as the OLC Diploma which is included in the course fees.


On this qualification you will receive full tutor support throughout the 12 month course duration. This course is taught on the Online Learning College area of the uCertify platform which has been created by IT professionals and caters for students throughout the world. Students are not automatically enrolled on this qualification but after purchasing the course you will receive login details for you to access the course within 2 working days.


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