MCSA: SQL Server 2012

MCSA: SQL Server is the Associate level SQL Server 2012 certification for Microsoft products and technologies.

This Skillsoft course will train you in everything you need to know to pass the three exams to earn the Associate level SQL Server 2012 certification. You'll need to sit the exams separately.

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Price: $3,300 AUD

At a glance

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Career Opportunities

Globally recognised





Course length
3 months
Study mode



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.

Exams 70-461, 70-462, 70-463 (by external provider)
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What you'll learn

You'll learn how to:

  • Install and configure
  • Maintain instances and databases
  • Optimise and troubleshoot
  • Manage data
  • Implement security
  • Implement high availability
  • Design and implement a data warehouse
  • Extract and transform data
  • Load data
  • Configure and deploy SSIS solutions
  • Build data quality solutions
  • Create database objects
  • Work with data
  • Modify data
  • Troubleshoot and optimise

Course structure

23 units

  • Creating database objects
  • Querying basics and modifying data
  • Manipulate data using operators and functions
  • Creating functions and triggers
  • Creating programming objects and optimising queries
  • Managing XML data
  • Installation and upgrade
  • Instance configuration and database creation
  • Managing databases and automating tasks
  • Security management
  • Managing database data
  • Managing indexes, full-text search and partitions
  • Backing up and restoring databases
  • Database monitoring and performance tuning
  • Configuring high availability
  • Design and deployment
  • Create basic packages
  • ETL solutions
  • Enhancing packages
  • Custom components
  • Installing SSIS
  • Troubleshooting
  • DQS and MDS solutions


Certification is awarded by Microsoft and is globally recognised. 

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  • Receive access to the course by email
  • Support is available as you study

Price: $3,300 AUD