Microsoft retired MCSA: Windows 10 certification and all corresponding exams March 31, 2019.
Microsoft has introduced new role-based certifications to replace MTA / MCSA / MCSE credentials. Under the new model, Windows 10 is part of Microsoft 365. For current certification options see Microsoft 365 Role-based Certifications.
MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate) is a certification level intended for people who seek entry-level jobs in IT. A typical MCSA candidate should have at least six to 12 months of IT experience before pursuing this certification. Earning MCSA Windows 10 certification proves your expertise to configure, manage, and maintain a Windows 10 enterprise system. MCSA: Windows 10 certification qualifies you for a position as a computer support specialist.
Exam numbers appear in the chart. Click an exam number to view the corresponding class.*
Microsoft certification exams are performance-based requiring you to complete specific tasks during the exam to prove your knowledge and understanding of the technology rather than memorizing information. The best way to prepare for a Microsoft certification exam is by having hands-on experience with the technology.
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Below is the MCSA Windows 10 class list.
Where applicable, you'll see both the Instructor-led course and the equivalent MOC On-Demand (self-study) course listed. Choose the format that works best for you—both are Microsoft authorized training and available from ONLC!
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|STEP 1: Prepare for Exam 698 with this course (either live instructor-led or self-study On-Demand training)|
|STEP 2: Prepare for Exam 697 with these courses (either live instructor-led or self-study On-Demand training)|
Once you've passed a Microsoft technical exam or earned a new Microsoft certification, Microsoft will provide you with a digital badge. Badges are web-enabled representations of your Microsoft certifications. Your digital badge is made of an image and metadata uniquely linked to you. This ensures that only you can take credit for your achievement.
You can share the details of your skills in a trusted and verifiable way. You can share your digital badge to popular online destinations, such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. It can also be embedded in a résumé, your personal website, or an email signature.
Anyone who views your badge can select it to learn about your skills and verify authenticity.
MCSA Windows 10 certification is a prerequisite for MCSE Mobility certification. Once you have MCSA Windows 10 certification you only need to pass one approved elective exam to earn Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert ( MCSE ) Mobility.
IMPORTANT NOTE: MCSA Windows 10 Retired
Microsoft retired MCSA: Windows 10 certification and all corresponding exams March 31, 2019. Microsoft has introduced new role-based certifications to replace MTA / MCSA / MCSE credentials. Under the new certification model, Windows 10 is part of the Microsoft 365 suite. For Windows 10 certifications see Microsoft 365 Role-based Certifications.
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