The Microsoft Technology Associate - Infrastructure programme is straightforward and helps people who have a passion for technology but haven’t necessarily used it in a job role, to acquire the skills they need to gain Microsoft certification. MTA certification is well-recognised by employers and is a great step to take towards employment or to progress up the career ladder for those in work.


6th October  2020 - 7th January 2021 (Online)

Course times Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 AM -12:00 PM  & 1:00 PM -3:00 PM Online 
Level Microsoft Entry Level
Course length

12 weeks

Course area Microsoft Technology Associate
Entry Requirements

Students looking to join the MTA (IT Infrastructure) course need to have completed a beginner’s IT course or have IT experience and basic computer knowledge and skills. 

You will need to have a webcam, microphone and speaker installed within, or attached, to your computer to allow interaction during the online lessons.

This course is funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority and is therefore only available to people residing in certain areas of the West Midlands.  If you are unsure if you are eligible or not to apply please contact [email protected] along with your postcode.

Course fees Please contact the Admissions team for more information


IT Infrastructure

IT infrastructure refers to the maintenance and management of all hardware, software and network resources within an organisation. Having employees with an IT infrastructure qualification allows an organisation to deliver effective IT solutions and services to its employees and customers.

MTA IT Infrastructure modules:

  1. Windows Operating Configuration
  2. Windows Server Administration
  3. Networking
  4. Security
  5. Windows Devices and Mobility

Career Path once students have completed the above certifications:

Once students have completed their certification in IT Infrastructure they will have enhanced their career path opportunities to progress within the below job roles:

  • Computer Support Technician
  • Server Administrator
  • Database Administrator
  • Windows Developer
  • Web Developer

Benefits of MTA Certifications: IT Infrastructure

  • More employable with a Microsoft Certified Qualification
  • Onsite exams
  • Digital Study Guides – mapped to the certification

 Employment Stats:

  • 6M NEW IT jobs around the world by 2022
  • 15% Higher earnings on average compared to non-certified workers.
  • 19% of hiring managers consider employee certification as a criterion for hiring.