The MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Administrator) - Windows Server 2012 Course consists of the three separate Microsoft courses required to gain full MCSA Certification. The MCSA qualification is designed for those wanting to work in positions such as a network or computer systems administrator, or as a computer network specialist, and it is the first step on your path to becoming a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE).

Microsoft Certification is an industry standard that is recognized worldwide. After you earn your Microsoft Certification, you have access to a number of benefits.

Benefits of MCSA Certification:

Individuals who have passed a Microsoft exam have access to the benefits:

  • A downloadable version of your certificate (you can order a printed copy)
  • Your official Microsoft Certification downloadable transcript and access to the transcript-sharing tool
  • A tool to create and download certification logos
  • Your Certification Planner
  • A sign up for the MCP Flash newsletters
  • Promotional offers, discounts, and additional services

The MCSA - Windows Server 2012 Course includes the following courses:

  • 70-710 - Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016

The course covers all the objectives of 70-410 exam which include installing and configuring servers, configuring server roles and features, deploying and configuring core network services, configuring Hyper-V, creating and managing Group Policy..

  • 70-711 - Networking with Windows Server 2016

The course covers all the objectives of 70-411 exam which includes configuring file printer services and NPS; managing Active directory and group policy; deploying, managing, and maintaining servers. The study guide is designed provide you knowledge and skills of all

  • 70-712 - Identity with Windows Server 2016

The course covers all the objectives of 70-412 exam and is targeted at network or computer systems administrators or a computer support specialists. Passing this exam validates a candidate’s ability to perform the advanced configuring tasks required to deploy, manage, and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as fault tolerance, certificate services, and identity federation.

Elearning Portal:

Course ScreenshotThis course is delivered through our online course portal and will give students 12 months access to their materials. The course includes interactive activities that to keep the student engaged and includes Flashcards, Exercises and Quizzes related to each chapter to confirm your understanding of the subject. When returning to your studies you to return to the last point or to the furthest point you have read.

Free Trial: We recommend that students register for and access a free trial of this course prior to enrolment. As this is a digital edition of the course, refunds cannot be issued once the access code has been issued. The free trial will give you access to the first lesson of the course materials.

Each course contains the following items:

Practice Exams:

Prepare for your exam with pre-assessment questions, full length tests and post-assessment questions. Practice tests comes with learn, test and review modes. In learn mode, learners will attempt a question and will get immediate feedback as they move on to the next question. In test mode, learners can take a timed test simulating the actual exam conditions. In review mode, learners can read through one item at a time without attempting it.

Additional MeasureUp Exam Preparation Software:

Official MeasureUp practice test software is included with our course materials which gives students 365 days access to over 400 Questions and Robust Explanations. MeasureUp offer quality test content so that you will be prepared for your exams. All objectives of the exam are covered in depth so students are ready for any question. The practice tests are written by industry experts in this subject area.

Please Note: The MeasureUp practice exam requires the use of Chrome as your browser in order to study with the simulation type questions and is not compatible with mobile devices.

Performance Labs & Videos: Optional (Available for an additional £150.00) – 12 Month License

Online performance labs and videos can be purchased for £150.00 as an additional item when ordering from our website.

The labs are used to supplement training and simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments.

Live Lab Features:

  • Provide hands-on experience in a safe, online environment
  • Labs simulate real world, hardware, software & CLI environment
  • Flexible and inexpensive alternative to physical Labs
  • Comes with well-organized component library for every task
  • Explanations and remediation available

Videos on how to perform:

The labs also include video lessons which can help you to understand concepts and how to accomplish certain tasks.


Candidates should have experience with local and server storage solutions including the configuration of disks and volumes, Data Deduplication, High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Storage Spaces Direct, and Failover Clustering solutions.

Course Duration & Support:

Students may register at any time and have 12 months access to the course materials. This home study course is designed as a self-study course, but email support is available for the 12 month period. As the course is self-study you can complete in as little or as long a time as you prefer.


Assessment is in the form of three Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Examinations. Each examination has 40-60 questions over a 120 minute period. The questions are Single choice, multiple choice, drag-and-drop, active screen, build list, case studies, and short answer formats.

The Exams are graded on a scale of 100 – 1000, and all technical exams are scaled such that the passing score is 700.

MCSA Windows Server 2012Qualification:

On completion of the MCSA - Windows Server 2016 course, you can apply for the 70-710, 70-711 and 70-712 exams.

Examinations must be sat at a registered Pearson VUE testing centre and are currently £113.00 + VAT each. You can find or register for your nearest exam centres by selecting the Test Takers option from the Pearson Vue Website.

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