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MTA Server Administration Fundamentals

The MTA Server Administration training course is available at the Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness Pitman Training Centres or via Online Distance Learning through our Pitman Campus.

If you are looking for a career as a network or systems administrator, the MTA Server Administration Fundamentals from Pitman Training is the ideal choice.  This entry level training course is designed to help you gain a good solid understanding of what you will need to take the first step towards a career in the IT industry. You will learn how to build and manage Microsoft Windows Servers, Windows based network operating systems, Active Directory domains, users, groups and computers, together with how to perform regular maintenance.

On top of this, you will learn how to monitor systems and the invaluable skill of being able to recover lost data. To make learning more engaging, the course includes interactive videos and a pre and post test to identify any skill gaps in your knowledge.

Course Duration: 30 hours

CPD Points: 30


Session 1: Introduction, Installing Windows Server, Server Types, Windows Server Roles, File and Print Servers, Active Directory, Managing Active Directory.

Session 2: Internal Server Storage, External Server Storage, Understanding RAID, Configuring RAID, Server Virtualisation, Basic Server Administration.

Session 3: Server Maintenance, Processors and Memory, Performance Baselines, Troubleshooting Server Problems, Booting the Server, Using Event Viewer, Disaster Recovery.

Those wishing to pursue a career in IT support, including administration of servers.

Gain an understanding of fundamental server administration concepts. Prepare for Microsoft exam 98-365 which validates the foundational knowledge needed to take the first step towards building a successful career in technology.

An understanding of computers and networks would be beneficial. The MTA Server Administration Fundamentals eLearning course includes a pre test and post test that accurately identifies your skill gap.

Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF)

Claim up to £15,000 for Training your employees

This fund provides Levy Paying Companies an opportunity to up-skill or re-skill Employees and in turn, support economic growth.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You must be a Levy Paying Employer
  • The Company must be based or operate in Scotland, wholly or partially
  • Employees must reside in Scotland

For more information on applying for this funding, contact our Course Advisors by clicking below:


A funded training opportunity is now available to those facing redundancy or those who have been made redundant from March 2020 onward.

The National Transition Training Fund aims to tackle the rise in unemployment caused by Covid-19 by offering short sharp training opportunities for people to learn in-demand skills.

If you are currently under threat of redundancy, or have been made redundant at any time from the 1st March 2020 and are aged 25 or over, you can access an industry recognised qualification to help you gain employment.

For further information on how to proceed then contact us referencing the course(s) you are interested in.

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