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Course Description 

The MTA Database Fundamentals course will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to understand core database concepts. This course moves you through the basic concepts right into real-world usage, demonstrating core tasks in Microsoft SQL Server itself. The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is Microsoft’s newest suite of technology certifications that validate fundamental knowledge needed to begin building a career using Microsoft technologies. You will gain an understanding of core database concepts, creation of database objects, manipulation of data, data storage and administration of a database. You will also be introduced to database design. This program provides an appropriate entry point to a future career in technology. The MTA Certifications are designed for somebody getting started in IT.




None. Recommended Knowledge : Basic Computer skills. 



Course Level 




Course Outline

98-364: Database Fundamentals
SQL Server Database Fundamentals: Design Principles and Data Manipulation
SQL Server Database Fundamentals: Creating, Optimizing, and Securing Databases



Course Fee



NB: There is a once off R 300 enrolment fee payable only with your first course, which includes your stationery, bag and earphones. (This is not applicable for online registrations)



Course Benefits and Features

  • Expert Instructor-Led training via our Intelligent learning platform
  • Learn at your own pace
  • Performance tracking
  • Mentor assistance
  • Course Notes are Printable & Downloadable
  • Test Preps and Practice Exams


Course Duration 

Full Time -  5 to 7 days

Part Time - 2 to 3 weeks

*** An Online option is also available



Study Options


An Interactive Online option that allows you to study from the comfort of your home or work


Full day attendance (9am to 4pm)


Two hours per day - (9am to 11am) or (11am to 1pm) or (1:30pm to 3:30pm) or (3:30pm to 5:30pm)


Saturday (9am to 1pm)


Evenings (Tuesdays and Wednesday from 5pm to 7pm)




MTA Database Fundamentals Certification Exams

Upon Completion of the MTA Database Certification training course you will receive a certificate of attendance.

The International Exams are not included in the course fee. The Exams can be written at any Pearson Vue Testing Centre in South Africa.

The MTA Database Fundamentals qualification comprises of one exam and it is necessary to pass the related exam i.e. 98-364 Database Fundamentals in order to gain your internationally recognised MTA: Database Fundamentals Certification.



The Next Level

After completing the MTA Database Certification consider earning the MCSA Server Certification or the Comptia Server+ Certification to allow you to broaden your expertise in order to pursue a career path.


How to register for this course

Registration can be done via e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at the Pretoria Learning Academy College.

The following is required for registration :

  • copy of Identity Document / Passport 
  • Student contact details


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