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Windows 8

Microsoft Windows 8

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100 100 100 0 Today’s IT Industry demands that professionals cover the latest technology on the marketplace. Many IT pro’s separate themselves from their competitors by achieving certifications in the most current technologies and giving themselves skill-sets that are unmatched by many of their peers. With this course in combination with other courses, students get certification and skills on the latest Microsoft technologies. https://mytrainingacademy.org.uk/pub/media/catalog/product/2/0/20_1.jpg
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  • Course Type Online Course
  • Course Duration 35 Hours
  • Course Access 12 Months
  • Awarded By Microsoft
  • Student Discount Card All students enrolled on this course are entitled to apply for a XO student discount card.
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Windows 8
Today’s IT Industry demands that professionals cover the latest technology on the marketplace. Many IT pro’s separate themselves from their competitors by achieving certifications in the most current technologies and giving themselves skill-sets that are unmatched by many of their peers. With this course in combination with other courses, students get certification and skills on the latest Microsoft technologies.
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Course Description

My Training Academy’s Microsoft Windows 8 is light-years ahead of our competitors. We provide expert instructor-led training modules with customised presentations, practice exam simulators and learning supplements that provide the full benefits of live classroom training – you can study when and where you want, at your own pace.

Today’s IT Industry demands that professionals cover the latest technology on the marketplace. Many IT pro’s separate themselves from their competitors by achieving certifications in the most current technologies and giving themselves skill-sets that are unmatched by many of their peers. With this course in combination with other courses, students get certification and skills on the latest Microsoft technologies on the market, including Server 2012 and Windows 8. We have also added a Windows 7 course, allowing students to easily see the changes between the two platforms and excel on both Operating Systems. Server 2012 and Windows 8 brought about many changes including an updated version of Hyper V, a new version of Windows Task Manager, an IP Address Management Role, Windows Store & ARM support just to name a few. Especially in our current economic climate, IT employers demand that applicants have the most current skill-set available. Keeping one’s knowledge base at the cutting edge of technology has never been more important. Take your skills and marketability to the next level and with this course.

Who is this course for?

The course is designed for IT support technicians who wish to manage and maintain Windows 8, including the various apps, cloud and mobile environment. It is also ideal for professionals who wish to upgrade their knowledge on the working of Windows 8.

After completing this course you will learn the skills and knowledge required to work effectively in a professional IT environment and prepared for the Microsoft 70-688 exams. Get the skills employers are currently looking for, enrol today!

By choosing online learning instead of a classroom based course, it eliminates the need for time away from work, saving you valuable time and money. It is ideal for those with tight schedules as our online courses give you 12 months unlimited access to all the course materials, so you can study at a pace that suits you. Allowing you to easily resume your studies whenever you have the time. All you need is internet connection to study, so you can study from the comfort of your home or any environment that suits you.

Course Assessment Process

You'll sit an exam at a local test centre. We provide interactive quizzes after each module and a mock exam at the end of your course to ensure you're fully prepared for the real thing. Once you've passed with at least 80%, you'll be able to book your exam as a private candidate.

Exam Code:

  • 70-688

To make life easier, we can help you find an appropriate exam centre and give you all the information you need to secure your place. You can use the Pearson Vue Test Locator to find test centre locations near you.

Please note that the exam fees aren’t included in the course price. To find the latest exam prices, visit:

Once you’re fully prepared and ready to sit your exam, all you’ll have to do is purchase your exam voucher and schedule your exam at a test centre near you. For more information on how to schedule your exams, please visit our exams and testing page.

Got a question about exams? Contact our course advisors by email or by phone on 01707 828 751. We're happy to help!

Requirements

Our training works on all devices including Mobile phones, IPad’s, Android tablets, Macs and PC’s.

For the best viewing experience on our state-of-the-art eLearning platform we recommend an internet connection of 10Mbps or better. Please also use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox as your browser with Adobe Flash Player.

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Career Path

We've put together a list of relevant job titles you can apply for after achieving the Microsoft 70-688: Managing and Maintaining Windows 8 certification (note that some careers may require further study, training and/or work experience):

  • IT Support Technician
  • Helpdesk Technician
  • Hardware Installation Co-ordinator

Career Advice

Once you have achieved your certification, you'll have full access to our recruitment package for a wide range of information and advice - including:

  • How to put together a killer CV, Covering Letters and Thank You emails.
  • How to gain relevant work experience.
  • How to prepare for interviews.
  • How to understand Job adverts.
  • How to choose the right recruitment agency.
  • How to look for work on LinkedIn.
  • Information on dealing with redundancy.

Our careers advice section is available for you to see now. For more information about our career advice services, contact us on 01707 828 8751 to speak with one of our friendly course advisors today.

Career Development

Getting a Microsoft certification will always help you stand out from the crowd, now and in the future - whether you're just starting out, developing your career, or changing direction entirely.

 

Research by e-Skills UK has shown that IT and telecommunications now employs 1 in 20 of the UK workforce. It also suggests the digital sector will need nearly 300,000 new recruits by 2020 to meet the demand for skills in this area.

Course Outline

Windows 8 Course Outline

  • Getting to Know PCs and the Windows 8 User Interface
  • Using Modern Apps and Navigation Features
  • Working with Desktop Applications
  • Using Internet Explorer 10
  • Customizing the Windows 8 Environment
  • Using Windows 8 Security Features
Training Features

My Distance Learning Instructor – MyTrainingAcademy distance learning courses are delivered by expert instructors, who are all certified with years of real world experience. Our instructors are experts in their field and bring a wealth of knowledge along with crucial real life experiences. Our online courses simulate a live class to provide you with a classroom learning experience from the comfort of your own home – at the fraction of the cost.

 

Practice Tests and Exam SimulatorsIn order to achieve your ambition and gain results, you will need to go through some form of assessment – Exam. Once you have enrolled onto an online course with MyTrainingAcademy, you will gain access to practice tests and certification exam simulators. This has been proven to be more effective than traditional exam preparations methods currently on the market.  You will be provided with practice tests after each module to ensure you are confident on the topic you have completed before proceeding to the next module. Once you are prepared to take your exam, you will get a chance to complete a practice exam designed to simulate real test conditions. 

 

Multimedia Presentations At MyTrainingAcademy we include multimedia presentations such as PowerPoint, flash animations, charts, graphs, graphics and other relevant courseware in our online training courses to enhance your learning experience.  This reinforces key learning materials to create a stimulating experience for you while you’re studying.

 

My Distant Learning Navigation and controls – MyTrainingAcademy distance learning courses are designed to give you full control of your learning. Our online courses are arranged in defined sections with navigation and control features that enable you to learn at your own pace.

 

Social learning and NetworkingMyTrainingAcademy has a world class Learning Management System (LMS). This system will allow you to interact and collaborate with other students and MyTrainingAcademy staff. You can participate in study groups, engage in discussions through our NOW@ Forums and rate and ‘like’ different courses. MyTrainingAcademy’s LMS will enable you to stay up to date with all the latest industry knowledge through our forums, student contributions and announcement features. This LMS is unmatched in the industry and makes learning fun and enjoyable.

 

Flash Cards and Educational GamesMyTrainingAcademy understands we all have different learning styles and are against the ‘one size fits all’ approach. This is why we provide flash cards and educational games throughout our courses to keep you engaged and focused. Each online course will have dozens of flash cards and educational games to support your individual learning needs.

 

12 Months Unlimited Access

Enjoy unlimited access to your training for 12 months.

EBooks and Practice Labs

Employment Statistic:

IT Jobs Watch provides a unique perspective on today's information technology job market. Their aim is to present a concise and accurate map of the prevailing UK IT job market conditions.

Their goals include helping you:

  • Determine the level of demand for certain IT skills with a guide to the average salary and contractor rates offered
  • Discover how various IT skills interrelate
  • Determine the IT skills needed by certain Job Titles
  • Determine which IT skills are popular within specific regions and locations
  • Find the best IT job vacancies

Please click here for employment statistics within the IT industry.

 

Vacancies:

CWJobs.co.uk is the leading specialist IT recruitment website that enables permanent and contract IT jobseekers to search and apply for jobs across all skills and industry sectors throughout the UK and Ireland.

Click here to register with them today!

 

Voluntary work:

Do-it is the national volunteering database. With over 700,000 registered volunteers and around 1000000 opportunities to volunteer. You will always find a place to practice your new skills.

 If you are looking for a voluntary opportunity to help you build your experience, please click here to register with Do-it.org.uk

 

 

 

 

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