Windows Server 2012 Configuring Advanced Services

This course will help consolidate your knowledge of implementing, managing and maintaining a Windows server. 


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Is this for you?

This course is for anyone who is seeking a career as an IT Technician or Server Support Technician, Server Engineer or IT Server Consultant.


Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 40 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date


Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type



40 hours

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About this course

Our Windows Server 2012 Configuring Advanced Services course will help consolidate your knowledge of implementing, managing and maintaining a Windows 2012 server.

Through 5 comprehensive sessions covering subjects such as Failover Clustering, Advanced File Services, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol, and more, you’ll gain the theory and practical understanding required to undertake Microsoft exam 70-412*.

The Windows Server 2012 training course is online based, so you can work your training around existing commitments and study at times and places convenient to you. You’ll have acess to 24/7 online support and also have the support of your centre Course Advisor throughout.

If you successfully achieve exams 70-410, 70-411 and 70-412, you’ll earn your Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate Windows Server 2012 certification*.

For full details on this, or any of the other Windows Server 2012 training courses, contact your local centre.


This course will help consolidate your knowledge of implementing, managing and maintaining a Windows server. 

Session 1

Section A: Windows Server 412

Section B: Failover Clustering

Section C: Failover Clustering Roles

Section D: Virtual Machine Movement

Session 2

Section A: Advanced File Services

Section B: Dynamic Access Control

Section C: Optimize Storage

Section D: Site Level Fault Tolerance

Session 3

Section A: Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

Section B: Advanced DNS Solution

Section C: Deploy and Manage IPAM

Session 4

Section A: Forest or Domain

Section B: Trusts

Section C: Sites

Section D: Active Recovery

Session 5

Section A: AD FS

Section B: AD CS

Section C: Certificates

Section D: Rights Management Services.


* Please note vendor exams may need to be arranged separately. Speak to your local Course Advisor for full information.



Aims and Objectives

This course is designed to give you the skills and understanding to be able to confidently manage a Windows Server environment. You’ll also be well placed to go on and undertake the Microsoft exam 70-412*. 

* Please note vendor exams may need to be arranged separately. Speak to your local Course Advisor for full information.


Before starting this course it would be preferable to have already achieved your MTA Certification or have previous Professional IT experience within a Windows server environment to ensure you benefit fully from the Windows Server 2012 training. 


Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 



  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.



Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).


Funding & Grants:

There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.


* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.



Career Path

This course will enable you to apply for IT roles where you'll have responsibility for implementing and managing services with a Windows 2012 server. Roles such as Server Support Engineer, IT Manager etc. 

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