Essentials for Microsoft MTA Networking Fundamentals Certification

Microsoft Technology Associate LogoZNET-031 Essentials for Microsoft MTA Networking Fundamentals Certification (28 hours)
Fee: $839 includes Textbook and Practice Exams

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October 24, 29, 31, November 5, 7, 14

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Course Description

This course will prepare the student for the Microsoft Technology Associate Certification in Networking Fundamentals. This program explores Foundational concepts and skills associated with computer networks.

Topics include basics networking including:

  • Local Area Networks
  • Wide Area Networks
  • The OSI Model,
  • Wired and wireless networks,
  • Switches
  • Routers,
  • VLANs,
  • Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
  • Network security
  • And more

Students will be prepared to take and pass the Microsoft MTA Networking Fundamentals Certification. This an entry level exam.


  • Basic understanding Microsoft Windows


Please feel free to contact the instructor if you have any questions about the course content.

Jim Beane
Workforce Development
Director of IT Program Development and Authorized Testing
VOICE: (413) 755-4506
FAX: (413) 736-4572

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Suggested Enrollment Process

Enroll Online:

  1. Click: On Line Registration
  2. Click on Search and Register for Workforce Training Classes
  3. Type in 'MTA' and hit 'Submit'
  4. Carefully click the SELECT box for the course that you want to take (ZNET-031). There may be several choices so make sure you select the right course and dates.
  5. Enter in your credit card information. Your receipt will be immediately emailed to you. It should have the Building and Classroom for the course.
    • If it does not, check with our office at 413-755-4225 a few weeks prior to the class to confirm the room numbers.

To Enroll in Person:

Go to STCC Building 16, Room 146 to register for the course or call 413-755-4225.