Microsoft Instructional Skills Certification Course

Learn the delivery and communication skills needed to become a dynamic trainer.

The pro•duhk•tiv difference

Our course teaches you strategies, techniques, and skills to deliver engaging Microsoft training as a Microsoft Certified Trainer. Whether you are a new or experienced trainer, this course has something to offer... from practical tools and strategies to techniques to adapt learning to the student. 

What sets us apart:

  • pro•duhk•tiv is a Microsoft Learning Partner.
  • Our course is designed by experienced instructional designers passionate about adult learning.
  • Current MCTs help develop the course and deliver it.
  • We use the world-renowned edX platform which is powerful and easy to navigate.
  • We design our courses with your busy schedule in mind -- combining self-paced and instructor-led training.
  • Our content has relevant examples and scenarios tailored toward MCTs.
  •  Our course recognizes the world of virtual training and includes content to develop online teaching skills.
  • Content is always available with continued access after certification is completed.
  • Our course is fully moderated so that questions and comments can be addressed quickly.

Why become an MCT?

MCTs are considered the premier technical and instructional experts in Microsoft technologies. They are experts in their field and have the knowledge and experience needed to deliver high-quality training. As an MCT, you have access to tools and resources, discounts, and community and support. Review the full list of benefits at MCT Resources and Benefits.

How to become an MCT

The MCT program is for individuals who deliver training on Microsoft technologies. If you have a qualifying Microsoft certification,  can demonstrate instructional skills by completing a Microsoft Instructional Skills Certification, and are passionate about training others on Microsoft technologies, then you'll be a great MCT! For more detailed information on eligibility visit Microsoft Certified Trainers | Microsoft Learn.

Course Learning Objectives

  • Integrate the principles of adult learning into training development and delivery
  • Analyze learners and apply appropriate learning strategies
  • Develop and demonstrate effective communication skills
  • Incorporate engagement techniques and training aids to improve learning transfer
  • Develop and improve an effective delivery style and demonstrate it through application and feedback

Course details

  • Course cost: $1200 USD
  • Estimated time commitment: 16 total hours of combined self-paced and live, instructor-led Teams meetings
  • Delivered in a blended learning format - combines self-paced learning and instructor-led online sessions with an MCT over the course of two weeks.
  • Live virtual meetings typically take place on the first and second Mondays of the two-week period at 1 pm (EST).
  • Must complete a Knowledge Assessment with a passing grade of 75%.
  • Must submit a video presentation on a topic of your choice. This is your chance to assimilate what you have learned and show off your skills.
  • Courses are offered monthly. We reserve the right to cancel a class if fewer than five learners register. If canceled, we can offer learners a spot in another class or refund the registration fee.
  • Currently available in English only.
  • A completion certificate is provided upon successful completion of the course.
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