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Course Description 

The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Developer Certification is an ideal starting point for Individuals wanting to enter a career in software development, programming and web development. In this course, you will learn basic programming skills as well as develop desktop and web applications, using programming logic. If you are looking to start a career in technology through a globally respected accreditation, then the MTA Developer certification is for you. MTA is Microsoft’s newest suite of technology certifications that validate fundamental knowledge needed to begin building a career using Microsoft technologies. This program provides an appropriate entry point to a future career in technology. The MTA Developer course builds an understanding of the following topics: Core Programming, Object-Oriented Programming, General Software Development, Web Applications, Desktop Applications and Databases. This certification is also targeted to those professionals who want to prove their skills in software development. MTA certifications addresses a wide spectrum of fundamental technical knowledge and enhances your technical credibility.



None. Recommended Knowledge : Basic Computer skills.


Course Level 



Course Outline

98-361 Software Development Fundamentals
Programming Fundamentals
Programming Techniques 
Developing Windows and Web Applications
Object-oriented Programming Fundamentals
Windows Store Applications and 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  - 1 to 2 weeks

Part Time - 1 to 2 months 

*** 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 Developer Certification Exams

Upon Completion of the MTA developer 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 Developer qualification comprises of one exam and it is necessary to pass the related exam i.e. 98-361 Software Development Fundamentals, in order to gain your internationally recognised MTA: Developer certification.



The Next Level 

After completing the MTA Developer Certification consider earning the MCSA Web Certification or the Oracle Java 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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