The course is comprised of two mandatory face-to-face training sessions, that are each 3-hours long and an additional 1-3 hours of learning in the form a practical project assessment. The sessions are very hands-on with a series of practice projects that are to be completed.
Session I - Security and Permissions - the first session explores the importance of maintaining a secure SharePoint environment and how to do so effectively through permission levels, inheritance and groups.
Session II - Administering Sites and Libraries - in the second session you will learn how to create and customise team sites and how to organise document libraries to suit your team.
To help develop your skills you will have access to a range of resources:
- a Learning Pool module that hosts the course materials
- a SharePoint "sandbox" site, to experiment with SharePoint, and a realistic practice site
- a Panopto video recording of the training session
To complete the course and gain the
SharePoint Administrator digital badge, you are required to complete the face-to-face training and pass a project based assessment, which is a series of SharePoint administration tasks that need to be completed in a realistic SharePoint 2016 environment.
Estimated amount of learning time:
- Classroom teaching: 6 hours
- Practice projects: 1 - 3 hours
For a total of between 7 - 9 hours.
Digital Badge Certification
Successful completion of the course leads to the
SharePoint Administrator digital badge and certificate.
The digital badge is issued by Cardiff Metropolitan University through the Acclaim platform.
To complete the course and gain the digital badge, learners are required to complete the face-to-face training and pass a practical project assessment: a series of SharePoint administration tasks undertaken in a SharePoint 2016 environment.
Earners of the SharePoint Administrator badge are able to effectively configure and customise SharePoint team sites to suit the needs of their team. They understand the importance of maintaining a secure SharePoint environment and are able to do so through permission levels, inheritance and groups. SharePoint Administrators are able to customise team sites by editing homepages and site navigation options. They are able to organise document libraries through columns, views and library settings.
Visit the Digital Badges at Cardiff Met page to find out more about our digital credentialing programme.