Course Information
FeeSee particular events - prices exclude VAT
Duration3 Day(s)
Delivery MethodInstructor-led
Scheduled Dates
  • 24/07/2017 Central Sheffield 3 Day(s) £795
  • 30/08/2017 Central Sheffield 3 Day(s) £795
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Course Details


This three-day MTA Training course helps you prepare for Microsoft Technology Associate Exam 98-366, and build an understanding of these topics: Network Infrastructures, Network Hardware, and Protocols and Services. This course leverages the same content as found in the Microsoft Official Academic Course (MOAC) for this exam.

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The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is Microsoft’s newest suite of technology certification exams that validate fundamental knowledge needed to begin building a career using Microsoft technologies. This program provides an appropriate entry point to a future career in technology and assumes some hands-on experience or training but does not assume on-the-job experience.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand Network Infrastructures
  • Understand Network Hardware
  • Understand Protocols and Services


Before attending this course, students should ideally have:

  • Some IT experience though no formal prerequisites are required


The student kit includes a comprehensive workbook and other necessary materials for this class.

Course Outline

Module 1: Understanding Local Area Networking

In this module you'll examine Local Area Networks, Devices and Data Transfer. You'll also learn to identify Network Topologies and Ethernet Standards.

Lessons and Activities

  • Describe a LAN
  • Identify Types of LANs
  • Describe Perimeter Networks
  • Identify Network Topologies
  • Describe Ethernet Standards
  • Describe Client/Server and Peer-to-Peer Distributed Networks
  • Skill Summary
  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Workplace Ready

Module 2: Defining Networks with the OSI Model

In this module you'll learn about the OSI Model and the TCP/IP Model.

Lessons and Activities

  • Understanding OSI Basics
  • OSI Model Layers
  • Communications Subnetwork
  • Upper OSI Layers
  • Review the OSI Layers
  • Define the TCP/IP Model
  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Skill Summary
  • Workplace Ready

Module 3: Understanding Wired and Wireless Networks

This module introduces Wired Networks, Media Types and Wireless Networks.

Lessons and Activities

  • Wired Networks and Media Types
  • Identifying and Working with Twisted-Pair Cables
  • Identifying and Working with Fiber Optic Cable
  • Comprehending Wireless Networks
  • Identifying Wireless Devices
  • Identifying Wireless Networking Standards
  • Skill Summary
  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Workplace Ready

Module 4: Understanding Internet Protocol

This module introduces key TCP/IP concepts including DNS and Networking addressing for IPv4 and IPv6.

Lessons and Activities

  • Working with IPv4
  • Categorizing IPv4 Addresses
  • Default Gateways and DNS Servers
  • Defining Advanced IPv4 Concepts
  • Defining Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR)
  • Working with IPv6
  • Understanding IPv6
  • Configuring IPv6
  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Skill Summary
  • Workplace Ready

Module 5: Implementing TCP/IP in the Command Line

This module introduces key TCP/IP commands and utilities.

Lessons and Activities

  • Using Basic TCP/IP Commands
  • Working with the Command Prompt
  • Working with Ipconfig and Ping
  • Working with Advanced TCP/IP Commands
  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Skill Summary
  • Workplace Ready

Module 6: Working with Networking Services

This module introduces the key TCP/IP networking services.

Lessons and Activities

  • Setting Up Common Networking Services
  • Working with DHCP
  • Working with Terminal Services
  • Defining More Networking Services
  • Defining RRAS
  • Defining IPsec
  • Defining Name Resolution Techniques
  • Defining DNS
  • Defining WINS
  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Skill Summary
  • Workplace Ready

Module 7: Understanding Wide Area Networks

This module introduces Routing and core WAN technologies.

Lessons and Activities

  • Understanding Routing
  • Identifying Static and Dynamic Routing
  • Defining Common WAN Technologies and Connections
  • Defining Packet Switching
  • Defining T-Carriers
  • Defining Other WAN Technologies and Internet
  • Connectivity
  • Skill Summary
  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Workplace Ready

Module 8: Defining Network Infrastructures and Network Security

This module introduces the concepts of the Internet, intranets and extranets and their practicalities including core security concepts.

Lessons and Activities

  • Understanding Networks outside the LAN
  • Defining the Internet
  • Defining Intranets and Extranets
  • Understanding VPNs
  • Understanding Security Devices and Zones
  • Defining Firewalls and Other Perimeter Security
  • Devices
  • Redefining the DMZ
  • Putting It All Together
  • Skill Summary
  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Workplace Ready

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