I am currentlly MCSE NT4 qualified, now am looking to upgrade to MCSE Win2k. Can you tell me the best learning centres in London, UK, to do the upgrade course. I would also like the learning centre where I study, to also offer a job placement service. How much will this cost?
Thanks for your recent inquiry. From my vantage point in the United States, it's kind of difficult to offer advice on where to get training in London. However, the Microsoft UK Web page at http://www.microsoft.com/uk/skills/default.asp has pointers on training outlets all over the country, including its capitol and primary metropolis.
My advice on locating a good training provider is to shop around to identify the training outlets of greatest interest, to call them and obtain pricing information and to ask for references. Be sure to check with those references and see what kinds of information they will provide. If there's a Windows User group in London (and I imagine there are several), check with them to obtain more impartial training recommendations.
Here in the US, the best deals on Microsoft training are often available from nearby colleges and universities that have joined Microsoft's Authorized Academic Training Partner (AATP) program. These institutions offer official Microsoft curriculum (MOC) classes at prices less than half those charged at commercial training outlets. Although such courses take longer to complete (because they follow typical academic course schedules) they are a great bargain if you can find them. That's why I also recommend that you survey offerings from nearby colleges, universities, and technical schools to see if you can locate similar offerings in your vicinity.
Dig deeper on IT Career Development and Training
Related Q&A from Ed Tittel, Networking Career, Certification Expert
The cyber security skills shortage comes from an aging workforce and lack of interest in security among students. Emphasis must be put on education ...continue reading
Career expert Ed Tittel provides advice for the best way to get started when entering the IT job market.continue reading
Career expert Ed Tittel offers his thoughts on the value PRINCE2 has in today's IT job industry.continue reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.