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Windows administration training and certifications

Gain enterprise-grade desktop administration and support skills on our official Windows administration training courses. Practice Windows desktop skills with experienced Microsoft Certified Trainers.

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Level-up your Windows administration skills

As Windows is the most widely-used OS worldwide, qualified Windows administrators are always in high demand. Our experienced Microsoft trainers will teach you the real-life skills needed to succeed as a desktop administrator or support professional.

From mobility and device fundamentals to Configuration Manager and Windows troubleshooting, we teach the most in-demand Windows admin skills. You’ll practice configuration, security, mobility, application management, OS deployment, upgrades, and more.

Benefits of Windows administration training and certification

Taking our Windows admin courses will equip you with career-ready knowledge of:

  • administering Windows 10 devices
  • maintaining software updates for PCs
  • configuring an OS deployment strategy
  • configuration and troubleshooting of user settings
  • Windows 10 system recovery
  • device security practices

IT professionals who gain Windows administration certifications and skills report the following advantages:


average salary for a qualified Windows administrator (2021)


of Microsoft certified staff earn up to 20 percent more than peers


of IT techs think Microsoft certifications boost employability

Our instructor-led Windows admin training courses

Administering System Center Configuration Manager

This five-day course is aimed at Enterprise Desktop Administrators who want to manage network resources with Configuration Manager.

Supporting and Troubleshooting Windows 10

This course is ideal for IT professionals who want to progress in a career as Enterprise Desktop Support Technicians for Windows 10.

What our students say

“The trainer’s real world experience made the content relatable and applicable to my needs.”

— Chris B, Falmouth Exeter Plus, 03.03.2021

“The most useful course I have had the pleasure to attend … The trainer was very knowledgeable.”

— Oliver T, US Embassy London, 20.10.2020

“Very interesting, well planned and executed with enough break times. Really enjoyed it!” ⁠

— Juan D, Gilead Sciences, 02.09.2020

What to expect on your Windows admin training

Instruction by certified and experienced trainers

Microsoft Official Curriculum materials


Individual attention with small class sizes


Asking questions in class is encouraged


Extra support after you’ve taken the course

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Influential Software is a Microsoft Authorised Learning Provider and Microsoft Gold Partner consultancy. Our digital integration and software development experts serve hundreds of organisations, from global enterprises to local SMEs.

With our real-life Microsoft expertise, you get extra value from our Windows admin courses. For example, we can design a bespoke course to suit your Windows administration team. Or we can provide a full Microsoft consultancy and Windows admin training package. To learn more about our Windows administration training and solutions, please get in touch.

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FAQ about Windows admin training

How will I benefit from these Windows admin courses?

As an IT professional, you’ll have the ability to manage Windows clients for your organisation. This is a valuable skill for millions of companies worldwide. And the fact that you’ve taken an official Microsoft course shows that you really have the knowledge required.

In terms of the job market, there is always a demand for Windows administrators. This is a lucrative role that offers many choices of company for a qualified IT professional.

What will my company gain from training me to get Windows admin certifications?

Ninety percent of employees who take official Microsoft courses report an increase in work productivity afterwards. On top of this, having Microsoft-certified staff is a recognised mark of quality. The Microsoft certification badges inspire trust among clients and team members.

What is the advantage of instructor-led Windows administrator training?

When you learn from Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCT) who are also real-life Windows technicians, you benefit from their accumulated expertise. Our trainers combine the professional standards of MCT with the practical knowledge of Windows engineers. This gives you the best of both worlds: the Microsoft Official Curriculum and the tips and tricks you need to succeed in the field.

How does Influential's virtual classroom training work?

Our virtual classroom is the closest thing to training at our London centre, but without the need to travel. We run our virtual training on Cisco Webex, a platform used by 130 million professionals every month.

You can interact with the trainer throughout each session via your webcam and microphone. All our virtual training provides the same skills and certifications as the classroom courses.

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