MCSA: Windows Server 2012

MCSA certification is a globally recognised Microsoft credential that validates your skills in Windows administration, including system environment management and troubleshooting.

This Skillsoft course will train you in everything you need to know to pass the exam for the MCSA on Windows Server 2012 certification. You'll need to sit the exam separately.

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At a glance

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Career Opportunities
  • Systems Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • IT Technician
  • Server Administrator

Globally recognised





Course length
14 weeks
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Study from anywhere, when it suits you best and graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.


Study part of the course online. Combine your online learning with classes or practical sessions on-campus at a college or university.


Attend classes on-campus at a university, TAFE or college and interact face-to-face with teachers and fellow students.

MCSA exams 70-410, 70-411, 70-412 (by external provider)
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12-month interest free payment planTerms & conditions apply

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  • Whether you are an Australian resident
  • How you pay for the course (via a government loan, via a payment plan, or upfront)

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What you'll learn

You'll learn how to:

  • Manage a Windows Server 2012 environment
  • Implement and manage network infrastructure
  • Manage network security
  • Manage and maintain routing

Course structure

35 units

Installing and configuring

  • Getting started
  • Storage management
  • Shares and permissions
  • Storage and printing
  • Hyper-V
  • Virtualisation
  • IPv4, CIDR and IPv6
  • DHCP configuration
  • DNS configuration
  • Active directory
  • AD configuration
  • AD accounts; groups
  • Group policies
  • Security


  • WDS and monitoring
  • WSUS
  • DFS and FSRM
  • BitLocker, EFS and auditing
  • DNS
  • Service accounts
  • WDC, FSMO and virtual DC cloning
  • RODC and password policies
  • Back up and recovery
  • Policies and templates
  • GPO manipulation and processing

Configuring advanced services

  • NLB and clustering
  • VM clusters; DR
  • Storage
  • File management and DAC
  • DHCP, DNS and IPAM
  • Forests and domains
  • Site replication
  • PKI
  • RMS and federation

Support and delivery

Skillsoft & SEEK Learning partnership

SEEK Learning provides training from Skillsoft, the premier global provider of IT e-learning courseware.

Skillsoft does not generally offer courses directly to individuals, but our partnership enables us to exclusively offer MCSA training directly to you.


Certification is awarded by Microsoft and is globally recognised. 

Payment options

There are 2 ways you can pay for this course:

1. 12-month interest free payment plan

Pay for your course over time by making weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments.

This flexible payment plan requires no deposit, and you pay no interest for the first 12 months.

After 12 months, you will be charged an interest rate of 19.95% per annum on the amount that remains to be repaid.

Most working Australian adults are eligible. See Am I Eligible? for details.

A SEEK Learning consultant can help you set up this payment plan. There is a $99 annual fee. Terms and conditions apply.

2. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

To understand more about payment options or find out if you’re eligible for a funding entitlement, contact a SEEK Learning Consultant.

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