Why Should You Choose SQL Master Academy For Your Professional Education?
 

SQL Master Academy has been training successfully IT experts from Bulgaria and Europe since 2009. More than 1200 experts have completed courses and trainings in the field of SQL Server administration, development and design of data base, performance optimization and BI solutions in our academy. 

Have a look at the feedback of people (at the bottom of this page), who have completed their trainings in SQL Master Academy.

The program of SQL Master Academy consists of special- purpose 2, 3 and 5 day courses, which cover the main topics related to SQL Server, Business Intelligence and Database Design. The educational design of the training modules and the content of the courses have been tested and have proved their high quality and working application into practice. Their main accents are the good theoretical preparation and extensive practical training.

SQL Master Academy is designed entirely with the thought to help both your career development as well as your every day work as an expert in the field of SQL Server. The programme goes out of the standard boundaries of the widely offered Microsoft Official Curriculum courses, as it lay stress on the topics which are of a real importance in practice and it includes a great number of:

  • Practical Advices
  • Q&A  Sections
  • The Best Practices
  • Examples of Real Scenarios
  • Unpublished Techniques For Solving of Specific Problems.

The main purpose of the trainings in SQL Master Academy is understanding of the concepts, adoption of the ideology and mastering of the architecture of the products in such way that you would be able to handle the daily challenges of your professional job.

Main accent in the courses of SQL Master Academy is put on the practical tasks and simulations of real scenarios, which is the best and most efficient approach for professional training of the experts. Even our online trainings offer efficient number of exercises in laboratory environment.

Unlike the MOC courses, the trainings in the SQL Master Academy are designed with several main accents:

  • Practical Scenarios
  • Divided and focused as per professional direction, not as per product.
  • Cover several versions of the product
  • Contain advices and good practices.

In SQL Master Academy everyone who is engaged with SQL Server or works in the field of Business Intelligence and Database Design can find their useful training and thanks to it to achieve the next level of their professionalism and expert competence.

 

Who Is the Programme Designed For?
 

In SQL Master Academy everyone who is engaged with SQL Server or works in the field of Business Intelligence and Database Design can find their useful training and thanks to it to achieve the next level of their professionalism and expert competence.

Developers, administrators, designed of data bases, even professionals from other spheres, who are yet to enter into the IT field, can start from here.

 

Do I Need to Have Any Experience in the Field of SQL Server?
 

No. The courses are designed for different levels of knowledge and practical experience. The courses of the Fundamentals series do not presuppose any experience, but desire and ambition are obligatory. Usually there are requirements for experience or knowledge in the field of data base and/ or SQL Server for the other trainings.

 

What Are the Levels of Trainings?
 

The trainings for Database Developers and Database Administrators are divided into two levels – Fundamentals and Master.

SQL Server Fundamentals courses give you an excellent base for successful career as administrator or data base developer. Their practical purpose, use of scenarios of working practice will help both the beginners, as well as the more experienced students to protect in a better way the data of their organizations, to react quicker and adequate to all issues, which are data base related, and to avoid following some harmful myths and wrong concepts in administration and data base development.

The courses of SQL Server Mastering series consist intensive and modules which are comparatively complicated regarding the technical level and which are designed and intended for professionals in the field of SQL Server. Trainings include

  • solid theoretical material, part of which comes directly from the programme team, who develops SQL Server in Microsoft
  • Numerous demonstrations from the  "workshop" of SQL Server.
  • Unpublished tuning techniques for increasing of the performance of the SQL Server based information systems.

The rest of the courses of Deep Dive and BI series presuppose certain experience and knowledge in the field of SQL Server and examine specific solutions and issues.

 

Can I Rely on This for Preparation for Exam?
 

Yes. Having received a serious theoretical and practical preparation, as well as a high level of expertise regarding technology and product, you can rely on SQL Master Academyfor a successful completion of the examination certification programme of Microsoft Certified Professional.     

 

Do I Need to Complete the Correspondent Fundamentals Course, in Order to Enrol in Master Level?
 

No. If you have any experience or you work in the field of SQL Server, it is not obligatory to have attended the Fundamentals training, but it is the best way to be sure that you have filled in all gaps in your preparation and you are ready for Мaster level. If you have any doubts, you can always ask for examination of your knowledge and make sure of the requirements and the level of the Mater courses.

 

Do I need to Be Out of Work to Attend a Course?
 

Yes. The attendance form of study requires your concentration and attention 8 hours per day, sometimes even more. It is necessary you to be in the halls from 09:00 to 17:00, sometimes some exercises or tasks have to be completed even after these hours. If you cannot spend this time, there are some of our courses already available in the online form of education.

 

What is the Online Form of Education Like?
 

Here, in SQL Master Academy we offer 2 forms of study for some of the courses- online one and attendance form of study.

The online form of study includes listening to recording of the modules (in Bulgarian language) and doing the exercises in a virtual environment which is especially prepared for every participant and to which there is an access given through VPN/RDP. The environment and the modules are available for a period of 3 weeks, so everyone could plan their schedule of study on their own. During those 3 weeks (and after that as well) very participant can be given consultations via e-mail and in our office after an appointment, arranged in advance.

Each module has control questions for check and the results achieved from the laboratory exercises are documented and discussed with the instructor during the consultations.

 

Where Do Trainings Take Place?
 

The trainings take place in study halls in the "Earth and People" Business Centre, located at 27 "Okolovrasten Pat" Blvd. The halls are equipped with everything necessary for conducting of qualitative education. There is also catering provided during the course, as well as free Wi- Fi connection. You can also find some of our courses in the programme of our partners ITCE and SolidQ.

 

What Should I Do If I Am Not Sure Which Training to Choose and Where Should I Start From?
 

Contact us!

 

How Long Before the Date of Training Should I Book My Place?
 

The quicker - the more certain it is that you will be able to enrol for the training, chosen by you.
 

Does the Programme Offer Any Job?
 

Yes and No. SQL Master Academy and Inspirit consultant company are in a process of ceaseless searching of professionals in the field of SQL Server and BI. We are very critical regarding the level of the candidates and out expectations and the requirements to work with us are extremely high. The projects we work on, as well as the trainings we offer, are unique and with proven quality. In case you are able to prove your desire, energy and motivation to work with us, we will take care of your knowledge and skills to be at the highest level which corresponds to our standards.

 

I Do Not See a Date for the Course, I Want to Attend
 

SQL Master Academy offers numerous trainings and not all of them are included in our official schedule. Some of the courses are to be organised more rarely and only in case of a group of students formed. That is why, if you have chosen a course which does not have a beginning date  set, just contact us.

 

Are There  Any Discounts?
 

We are sure for the value of the trainings we offer and the prices for four courses do not change, and generally we do not offer discounts. But as part of our policy and special attitude towards our Bulgarian clients, we offer the following preferences:

"Students" Discounts. After registration and proving your students' rights, you can get 50 % discount of the training price.

Individual programmes for financing and payment in instalments for  natural persons, valid for Bulgarians, as well as for members of BG SQL User Group.

 

What Kind of Courses Should I Complete, If I Want to Begin Working as Junior DBA?
 

The following courses combination is suitable and advisable for you:

MS Windows and AD administration

SQL Server Administration Fundamentals

Those two trainings will give you a solid base, very good understanding of the technology, as well as very good practical experience, so you will be confident to begin your career. You can complete both trainings either in attendance form of study or online.

Due to the fact that DBA requires a range of knowledge in different fields of SQL Server, and also that it includes specific tasks regarding code analysis and script writing, it is extremely advisable for you to plan and complete SQL Server Development Fundamentals, too.

 

What Kind of Courses Should I Complete, in Order to Begin Working as DB Dev?
 

The following courses combination is suitable and advisable for you:

Fundamentals of Relational Database Design

SQL Server Development Fundamentals

Those two trainings will give you a solid base, very good understanding of the technology, as well as very good practical experience, so you will be confident to begin your career. You can complete both trainings either in attendance form of study or online.

 

Currently I am Working as (Junior) DBA/DB Dev; I Would Like to Improve Myself and to Achieve Senior Level. Which Trainings are Suitable For Me?
 

In case you work or have knowledge and practical experience in the field of the SQL Server administration, we warmly recommend the following trainings, which are in the list of the most highly estimated trainings in SQL Master Academy:

Mastering SQL Server for Database Administrators

SQL Server Performance Tuning and Optimization

In case you work or have knowledge and practical experience in the field of the design and development of data base and SQL Server, we warmly recommend the following trainings,

Mastering SQL Server for Database Administrators

SQL Server Performance Tuning and Optimization

If you do not feel confident regarding your level of knowledge or you have questions and doubts regarding your choice of training for Mater level,  write us, Magi Naumova will help you! 



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