MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Data Access

MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Data Access certification shows that you are skilled in using ADO.NET to access data sources.

You'll benefit from this course if you have experience using ADO.NET, and in using a database management system.

This Skillsoft course will train you in everything you need to know to pass the exam for the MCTS Framework certification. You'll need to sit this exam separately.

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At a glance

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Globally recognised


Experience in developing data access applications with ADO.NET



Course length
3 weeks
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MCTS exam 70-516 (by external provider)
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Recommended experience:

  • at least 2 years of experience in using ADO.NET to develop data access applications
  • some experience with ADO.NET 4
  • ideally, at least 1 years experience in using a database management system

What you'll learn

You'll learn how to:

  • Map entities and relationships by using LINQ to SQL as well as the Entity Data Model
  • Create and customise entity objects
  • Configure ADO.NET data services
  • Create and manage data connections
  • Manipulate data by using SQL statements and DataContext
  • Protect and synchronise data
  • Create SQL and ESQL queries
  • Deploy ADO.NET components

Course structure

5 units

  • Getting started With ADO.NET 4 connections and commands using C# 2010
  • Managing ADO.NET 4 connections and commands with C# 2010
  • Getting started with ADO.NET 4 dataSets using C# 2010
  • Viewing and navigating data with ADO.NET 4 dataSets using C# 2010
  • Updating ADO.NET dataSets with C# 2010


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.

2. Upfront payment

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

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