MikroTik MTCNA + MTCRE Training April 25-28 Houston, Texas

Ready to Learn MikroTik RouterOS?

Whether you are a seasoned network professional or a new user, this class is for you.
This class will teach you all the basics of RouterOS as well as some advanced concepts. I include
tons of practical applications to help you get the greatest knowledge in the shortest time.

Don’t be fooled by cram courses with 4 certifications in one week,
it simply can’t be done with any reasonable level of retention.

 

4 Day Class, April 25-28 Houston, Texas

Instructor: Steve Discher, author of RouterOS by Example, 1st and 2nd Editions

This is our most popular combination class and will fill quickly.  Space is limited to ensure the best learning experience for those attending.

Ready to learn MikroTik RouterOS? Whether you are a seasoned network professional or a new user, this class is for you. This class will teach you all the basics of RouterOS as well as some advanced concepts.   I include tons of practical applications to help you get the greatest knowledge in the shortest time.

MTCNA

  • Installing, upgrading , first login to RouterOS
  • Creating a simple network
  • Static IP addressing & routing, DHCP server & client Firewall filters and NAT
  • Tunnels
  • Simple queues & QOS
  • Wireless networks
  • Many more topics as per the MikroTik Training Guidelines
  • Certification test

MTCRE

Bonus: I will make a presentation on my process for converting your bridged wireless network to a routed one.  Routing a bridged network is the key to longevity and scalability.  Now is the time to correct your network architecture, improve customer speeds, and create a path that will enable your network to grow correctly without design limitations.

The everyday price for these two classes taken separately is $1,790.  Register now and save!

Early Registration: $1,195

NO FAILURE GUARANTEE – If you do not pass either class certification exam, I will give you a certificate to attend the same class a second time at no cost.  I will repeat that offer until you pass.

Hotel & Meeting Location Information

The training will be conducted in the hotel conference room at the  Springhill Suites by Marriott Northwest.  This hotel is convenient to George Bush Intercontinental Airport and many Texas cities North and West of Houston.

Flying in?  Uber from IAH to the hotel is less than $29.  Present your Uber receipt at the training and get a $60 rebate to cover your round trip ride to and from the airport.

We have a sleeping room block rate of $129 per night for a King or Double room.  If this cost is outside your budget, there are many other hotels nearby.  To get the special rate, please call Neha at the hotel at 832-953-2228 to reserve the room or use our special signup link HERE.  This rate expires April 12 so do not delay.

Comfort and convenience come together at SpringHill Suites Houston Northwest located near the Hewlett Packard Campus. Enjoy an exceptional night’s rest with crisp linens, custom comforters and fluffy pillows. Blending business with leisure is effortless in our hotel suites with well-lit workspaces, ergonomic seating, microwaves, refrigerators, free high-speed Wi-Fi and large flat-screen TVs. Once you’re settled in, jump-start your mornings with our hot breakfast buffet featuring favorites like hearty eggs, a variety of cereal and pastries. In the evening we offer a convenient lobby bar, the perfect place to start the night. Run, swim or lift in our recreational outdoor pool and 24-hour fitness center with cardio equipment and free weights. While you stay with us, be sure to visit popular destinations like Willowbrook Mall and Vintage Park for a plethora of desirable stores and boutiques. Whether you’re traveling for work or leisure, SpringHill Suites Houston Northwest is your option for a delightful stay.  (Other costs like hotel, travel, food and lodging are at the expense of the student.)

Class Schedule

  • Course is four days long in the hotel conference room.
  • Each class day begins at 9:00 am and ends at 5:00 pm (or later if we run behind) with an hour lunch break.
  • Lunch is the responsibility of the student, but we will usually go as a class to a nearby restaurant.
  • Breakfast is provided by the hotel, drinks are available in the meeting room throughout the day.
  • Two certification tests will be given on the last day of class and should be completed no later than 6:00 pm.
  • you are required to make at least 60% on the MTCNA to take the MTCRE exam.  If you score a 50% or better, a second chance can be given for the MTCNA.

While attending training, evenings and lunch breaks are great opportunities to network with other professionals or possibly make contacts for new job opportunities using RouterOS.

What You Need and Need to Know & Bring

  1. You will need a working laptop with administrative privileges so you can set a static IP address.  You will also need to know how to set a static IP on your laptop and Google is a great place to search for guides on how to do that. Your laptop needs an Ethernet port!
  2. Bring a standard power strip, two each Cat5 cables at least 3 feet long and a notebook to write in, everything else is provided.
  3. You need a basic understanding of networking and subnetting.  There are tons of YouTube videos to watch to learn subnetting.
  4. All students attending and taking an exam will receive one free RouterOS Level 4 license

Cancellations: In case you need to cancel your participation at the seminar, a written notice should be sent in by e-mail to training@learnmikrotik.com prior the seminar. There is an administrative fee of US$100 for refunds. There is no refund for training fee paid, if cancellation is received less than 10 days before the event.

“His hands on, down to earth approach to teaching MikroTik OS is clear enough for the beginner yet comprehensive enough for the seasoned professional. I am looking forward to taking more of his classes to delve deeper into MikroTik’s powerful operating system.”

Denise, Lakeport, CA

 

“The course was very complete and the instructor was interesting and knowledgeable.”

John, Muskogee, OK

 

“The instructor presented the information in a manner that was easy to understand with real life examples.”

Bruce, San Antonio, TX

 

“I was sweating the exam before the class but passed easily with a 90!”

Mike, Tallahassee, FL

 

“Made It home safe and just wanted to drop a quick email and say Thanks once again for your time. The Class was very interesting and extremely informational. Your Teaching Skills are a great asset to the MikroTik Community… It was worth the money spent!”

Brad, Hobart, OK

 

“It was a good learning experience hearing all the inputs from all of you from all parts of the world. I must say, it was much more enjoyable and comforting experience under the pedagogical guidance of such an excellent person and a meticulous instructor, Steve [Discher]!”

 

Thanks to Steve once again for his patience and his thoroughness and of course his wealth of knowledge. I also thank all of you classmates for your sharing of your wealth of inquiries and your knowledge.”

Thomas