MCSD: Web Applications

  • Learn how to design, build & deploy web applications using a variety of Microsoft technologies
  • Prepare for the certification with practice exam questions
  • Study at your own pace, when it suits you

This Skillsoft course will train you in everything you need to know to pass the exam for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD): Web Applications.

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At a glance

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Globally recognised





Course length
Approximately 6 months
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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 70-480, 70-486 and 70-487
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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.

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As this certification contains three MCP certifications, at least three months of professional development experience, along with a combination of practical and conceptual knowledge related to HTML5 programming is recommended. It is also advisable students have a minimum of two to three years experience developing web-based applications.

What you'll learn

You'll learn about:

  • How to program in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3
  • Developing ASP.NET MVC web applications
  • Developing Microsoft Azure and web service solutions

Course structure

26 units

Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3

  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2012: Introduction to HTML5 and CSS3
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2012: HTML5 and JavaScript
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2012: Advanced HTML5 and JavaScript
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2012: HTML5 APIs and local storage
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2012: HTML5, CSS#3, and adaptive UIs
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2012: HTML5 graphics and animation
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2012: Consuming and transmitting data with HTML5
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2012: Utilising the HTML5 WebSocket API and web workers

Developing ASP.NET MVC web applications

  • Getting started with ASP.NET MVC web applications in Visual Studio 2013
  • Designing the user experience in ASP.NET MVC web applications
  • Working with ASP.NET MVC 4 models
  • ASP.NET MVC databases and the entity framework
  • Developing the user experience in ASP.NET MVC
  • Designing ASP.NET MVC application architecture
  • Implementing ASP.NET authentication and authorisation
  • Debugging ASP.NET MVC web applications

Developing Microsoft Azure & web services

  • Working with local data access technologies
  • Querying and manipulating data with the entity framework
  • Creating and consuming WCF web services
  • WCF instancing and concurrency and WCF data services
  • Creating and consuming web API services
  • Data access and services with Microsoft Azure
  • Preparing and packaging applications for deployment
  • Web application and services deployment

This MCSD certification requires you to show continued ability to perform in your chosen solution area by completing a recertification exam every two years.

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 Microsoft 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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