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Start Learning are experts in delivering IT distance learning training. All of our courses are informative and engaging based on the latest learning research. Our distance learning IT courses let you study from the comfort of your own home. The extensive range of IT courses brings together the latest technologies to upgrade your skills and develop your IT abilities.


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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Distance Learning Course

As of May 2010 Microsoft have changed the name of MCAS to Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS). You can see Microsoft's statement below

“In the coming months, the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS) program will undergo a branding change. As an ongoing commitment to you, we share this information in advance of our official public announcement to enable you to get started making necessary preparations and adjustments at your testing center. Please bear in mind that today’s message is intended only for Certiport Testing Centers."

Starting June 2, 2010, the MCAS program will be formally renamed Microsoft Office Specialist 2007 (MOS 2007) in the following countries:

  •     United States
  •     Australia
  •     Canada
  •     India
  •     Japan
  •     Korea
  •     Puerto Rico
  •     United Kingdom

Are you looking to work productively and efficiently on desktop applications? Keen to have a globally recognised certification that proves your IT proficiency? The Microsoft Office Specialist credential ensures that you will be able to work with complete efficiency on the latest Office technologies from Microsoft including Word, Excel PowerPoint, Outlook and Access. 

The organisation you work for can also benefit from your greater productivity, IT support resource savings, increased employee satisfaction and the full usage of the Microsoft Office suite.

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Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST) Distance Learning Course

Do you want a career in IT? Looking to become a Help Desk Technician or Technical Support Specialist? Or just validate your existing skills? Then validation as a Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST) could be your answer. 

You will gain a  thorough knowledge of how to successfully troubleshoot desktop environments on the Windows Operating System and prove you have the skills necessary to educate users and help solve their hardware and software and application issues on Windows.

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CompTIA Network+ 2009 Certification Distance Learning Course

Are you looking for a certification that proves you are a competent networking professional? Keen to upgrade your skills and getting to grips with networks? Want to add a globally recognised certification to your CV? Then CompTIA’s Network + certification is right for you.  

It gives a vendor-neutral view of networks and covers managing, maintaining, troubleshooting and installing and configuring basic network infrastructure.

Everything you need to take your exams and succeed is included in the course.

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Cisco CCNA Certification Distance Learning Course

Start Learning's Cisco Certified Network Associate CCNA training course provides students with the knowledge and skills that are needed to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks, including implementation and verification of connections to remote sites in a WAN.

Start Learning's new CCNA training course curriculum includes basic mitigation of security threats, introduction to wireless networking concepts and terminology, and performance-based skills. The curriculum also includes the use of these protocols: IP, Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Serial Line Interface Protocol Frame Relay, Routing Information Protocol Version 2 (RIPv2),VLANs, Ethernet, and Access Control Lists (ACLs).

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A+ Certification (CompTIA) Distance Learning Course

Are you looking to hold the industry standard for Computer Support Technicians? Are you looking for a completely comprehensive course from installation, maintenance, networking, security and troubleshooting? Are you also looking to build your customer service and communication skills?

Then the CompTIA A + certification is right for you.  More than 700,000 people have completed the CompTIA A+ since 1993, and it is key part of the certification tack for companies like Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Cisco and Novell.

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