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Windows Server 2012 – Installing and Configuring 70-410

Course Code: BSCN01

Level: 5
Subject area: Media, Games & Computing
Awarding body: City College Plymouth
Qualification: College Certificate
Course type: Short course
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One week
When you'll study: Monday to Friday, 8.45am - 5.00pm

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About the course

City College is proud to partner with distinguished local cyber-security training and consultancy company, Bluescreen IT, to present this course. Thirteen years’ experience of working with high profile clients, including NATO and the UK Government, have earned Bluescreen IT Microsoft Gold Certified Partner status – the highest accreditation the global tech giant can bestow on an independent company.

On this course, you’ll learn how to install and configure Windows Server 2012 with independent technical support company. This course is part one of a three-part series – along with Windows Server 2012 – Configuring Advanced Windows 70-412 and Windows Server 2012 – Administering 70-411 –  that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining, and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. While there is some cross-over in skills and tasks across the courses, this course focuses on the initial implementation and configuration of core services, including Active Directory® Domain Services (AD DS), networking services, and Microsoft Hyper-V® Server 2012 R2 configuration.

Participants on this course could save 50% off the cost of their Microsoft exams and up to 50% off books and e-books from Microsoft Press. The course fee includes all software and learning materials.

What you'll learn

Topics covered on this course will include:

  • installing servers
  • configuring servers
  • configuring local storage
  • configuring file and share access
  • configuring print and document services
  • configuring servers for remote management
  • creating and configuring virtual machine settings
  • creating and configuring virtual machine storage
  • creating and configuring virtual networks
  • configuring IPv4 and IPv6 addressing
  • configuring servers
  • deploying and configuring the DNS service
  • installing domain controllers
  • creating and managing active directory users and computers
  • creating and managing active directory groups and organisational units
  • creating group policy objects
  • configuring security policies
  • configuring application restriction policies
  • configuring Windows firewall.
Entry requirements

In order to be successful on this course, you will need:

  • an understanding of networking fundamentals
  • a basic understanding of Active Directory concepts
  • an awareness and understanding of security best practices
  • a basic knowledge of server hardware
  • previous experience of working with, and configuring, Windows client-operated systems, such as Windows 7 or Windows 8.

You will be assessed by an exam (70-410).

What's next?

On successful completion of this course, you can benefit from increased employability in the IT sector.

Important information

“Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2016/17 (August 2016 – July 2017). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2018/19.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to foundation degrees or access to higher education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)”

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete and return an application form.