MCSE: Data Platform

  • Get qualified in building enterprise-scale data solutions with this Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Data Platform certification training
  • Get email support from expert mentors
  • Study online at your own pace

This Skillsoft course will train you in everything you need to know to pass the exams for the MCSE: Data Platform certification. You'll need to sit the exams separately.

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Price: $1,495 AUD

At a glance

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Career Opportunities
  • Database Analyst
  • Database Designer

Globally recognised



Course length
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.

MCSE exams 70-464 & 70-465 (by external provider)
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Successful completion of MCSA: SQL Server 2012 (exams 70-461, 70-462, 70-463).

What you'll learn

You'll learn how to:

  • Design, create, and configure database objects
  • Complete a fresh installation of a SQL Server 2012 and how to upgrade a SQL Server instance
  • Improve performance of a data warehouse database using indexes, partitions, data compression, and columnstore indexes
  • Configure FILESTREAM, FileTables, and Full-Text Search

Course structure

37 units

70-461: Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012

  • Creating database objects
  • Querying basics & modifying data
  • Manipulate data using operators & functions
  • Creating functions & triggers
  • Creating programming objects & optimizing queries
  • Managing XML data

70-462: Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases

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 MCSE training directly to you.


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: $1,495 AUD