MCSD: Application Lifecycle Management

  • Advance your career as a Software or Web Developer with this MCSD: Application Lifecycle Management certification training.
  • Develop your skills in all features of Team Foundation server 2012.
  • Achieve the globally recognised standard for developer excellence.

This Skillsoft course will train you in everything you need to know to pass the exams for the Microsoft - MCSD: Application Lifecycle Management certification. You'll need to sit these exams separately.

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At a glance

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Career Opportunities
  • Developer
  • Applications Engineer
  • IT Project Manager

Globally recognised





Course length
4-5 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.

MCSD exams 70-496, 70-497 (by external provider)
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Skillsoft is the premier global provider of online IT and project management certification training courses.

If you want to be an expert of a particular software package or project management practice, a Skillsoft course will prepare you completely for the certification exam.

The certifications include Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle, Six Sigma, PRINCE2 and more.

Skillsoft's award-winning training method combines affordable computer-based training with the personal attention of instructor-led training.

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12-month interest free payment planTerms & conditions apply

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The cost of a course can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • 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 gain skills in:

  • Source code management
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2013
  • Creating, cloning, managing, and configuring test suites
  • Software testing
  • Managing bug flow
  • Creating new environments within the Lab Center

Course structure

8 units

Skillsoft's MCSD: Application Lifecycle Management certification training will prepare you for two exams:

  • 70-496 Administering Visual Studio Team Foundation Server
  • 70-497 Software Testing with Visual Studio

70-496 Administering Visual Studio Team Foundation Server

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 MCSD 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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