MCSE course in Johannesburg

MCSE Academy: 2KO offers a specialized MCSE training and Johannesburg based students are welcome. Students seeking career change or just certification with MCSE will be able to travel from Johannesburg, South Africa and stay in comfortable accommodation and be able to focus with no distractions on gaining MCSE certification.


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MCSE Server 2003: 2KO offers specialized MCSE training. Our MCSE training is Microsoft authorized and has a high rate of success leading to good secure job prospects. If you are interested in becoming MCSE certified see below for details.


MCSE Training:

 For MCSE International Certification



MCSE Training Course: (instructor led)

  • Microsoft’s premier networking certification
  • Seven exams required to become an MCSE
  • MCSE’s are qualified to design and implement Microsoft networks
  • Course can be done in four weeks only in Cape Town - we offer instruction on the four core modules only.
  • We recommend that if you plan to pass exams whilst in Cape Town you allow at least an extra 2 or 3 weeks
  • You can do the official exams at a centre in your home town, or at our centre which is authorised to deliver these exams.

Who should do this course?

  • Anyone who has an interest in managing and administering networks
  • Students who require an international certification that will be valid anywhere in the world
  • Students wishing to get an International MCSE certification
  • Anyone wishing to specialise in MS networks

Course Contents

MCSE Modules (ones in red covered in class)

Core Modules (four required)
Windows Server 2003 Administration - 70-290
Windows Server 2003 Network Management - 70-291
Windows Server 2003 Network Planning - 70-293
Windows Server 2003 Active Directory - 70-294
Windows 2000 Professional - 70-210 or Windows XP Professional 70-270

Design Electives (two required)
Windows 2000 Directory Design - 70-219
Windows 2000 Security Design - 70-220
Windows 2000 Network Design - 70-221
Designing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory and Network Infrastructure - 70-297
Designing Security for MS Server 2003 Network - 70-298
Implementing and Administering Security in a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network - 70-299

Electives (one required)

SQL Server 2000 Administration - 70-228
SQL Server 2000 Database Design - 70-229
Implementing and Managing Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 - 70-284

Note that we do not include electives in our four week course, and if you specifically require certain electives, it may require enrolling for an extra week or two. Electives prices and dates on request.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the course held?
All training is handled at our Greenpoint training centre in Cape Town, South Africa.

What other branches do you have in SA or in the world?
We only train in Cape Town.

What books do I get with this course?

You will receive a course text book which you can take away with you to keep after the course.

How long will it take me to get certified?
It is realistic to expect to pass one or two exams in a five week package and up to 5 exams in a 6 or 7 week package. If you have past experience, we have had many students pass all seven exams within 6 weeks

What are the dates for the course?
See our schedule page:

Does the price include the official exams?
No, the exams are not included in the price. Exam prices vary from centre to centre.


What about accommodation?

Accommodation is available close to our centre, at a variety of rates, depending on the standard of your accommodation. Our standard accommodation is quoted on persons sharing a 2 or 3 bedroom apartment, each with own bedroom and bathroom.  The standard rate is R385 ($55) per night  which includes breakfast at the training centre on weekdays. If you require single or hotel accommodation, please request a quote.

Can I do the course without accommodation?Accommodation is entirely optional and is quoted separately to the course fee.

How to enroll

  • Before enrolling you should have the following information ready:
    • Date you wish to attend the course
    • Payment method – how you will be paying
    • An understanding of the costs of the total package
  • You can call us on our office number (see our web site contact page on and request a booking telephonically
  • You can book by email – simply send us an email with your name, the date and how you would like to pay. We will send you an invoice and upon payment your place is secure
  • Request a credit card payment. We do accept credit card payments.

About the Certification Exams

The certification exams are done at any authorised testing centre such as 2KO. You can find a list of exam centres close to you by going to

The exam is a multiple test, on computer at an authorised test centre. The results are made known immediately. If you fail the test, you must book it again at a future date and will pay again.


Course pre-requisites?

Before doing the course we recommend that you should be able to use a PC to save files and work with files and folders. You should have a basic knowledge of networking.

We will send you pre-course reading which will assist with preparing you, when you enroll on this course.

How much does the course cost?

The course fee is quoted in the currency of your country. Please contact us for the latest prices and special offers. The Microsoft exam fees are not included in the course fee unless specifically stated.

If you are from out of town, we can arrange accommodation close to our centre. Accommodation rates vary depending on the time of year.


Included in your course fees:

  • 4 weeks tuition (core modules only)
  • 2ko student discounts for future courses
  • free internet after and before class (office hours)
  • Breakfast daily at the training centre (where applicable)
  • Teas and coffees
  • Lunches daily
  • Attendance certificate

Job Support

Whilst we do not guarantee a job after this course, we do have many companies asking us for qualified personnel holding this qualification and we will be glad to pass on your details with your permission

Request a Test

You can request a pre-course test which we will email you. Simply send us an email to our address at info @

How and where can I do the exam?

You can take your official exam at any authorised test centre in any country in the world. You can find a list of authorised centres on the internet or send us an email


This course may also available as an online course. Click here to see our online courses.


Student Feedback

Aaron Pendwe : Course content is well prepared and the instructor communicates well and clear. (September 2009)

Mustafiri Janvier : Rich course content, very good trainer, best communication flow, good clarity! (September 2009)

Siphamandla Dlamini : Course content - excellent, Trainers ability - very good, explains content, concepts, tips and warnings very well. (February 2010)



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