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Directions' Microsoft Compete

Directions Training's Microsoft Compete

At Directions, learning doesn't stop in the classroom. We believe in continuous learning. This is why our Microsoft training comes with exclusive offers that help you learn, understand and implement your new skills immediately after class. As a Microsoft Gold Learning Partner, we believe it's important to provide you with expert instructors and post class training resources to fulfill your ongoing learning needs.

For one whole year - here are the additional benefits you will receive with your training:

Indexed Class Recordings: Need to refresh your memory on a module covered in class? Our class recordings enable you to search or navigate within your session's content, exercises, discussions and chats for reinforced learning. They can be accessed at your convenience 24x7.

Microsoft Practice Labs:  Practice what you learned in class. Cloud lab access is offered during the course and post course completion for up to one year.

Unlimited Course Retakes: Our courses pack a lifetime of learning into a multi-day training event so it’s natural to wonder if you will “get it” all the first time. If you leave class with any gaps in your understanding of a topic, Directions offers you the opportunity to retake the course you registered for at no charge for up to 12 months.

Unlimited Courseware Version Upgrades: When you take a course using Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC), you will get updates and revisions of that digital MOC textbook at no charge for the life of that course.

Instructor Mentoring and Support: Directions' instructors are dedicated to making sure our training results in accelerated end user adoption and measurable improvements in business performance. Have a question after class that’s preventing you from using the new skills you learned? Our instructors will be available to answer any questions you have.

What it Means to Be a Microsoft Gold Learning Partner

Not all training experiences are created equal. By training with a Microsoft Gold Learning Partner like Directions, you get authorized, expert training you can trust. Directions is one of only a select few Microsoft Gold Learning Partners in the industry.

Whether you’re looking to learn a new Microsoft technology, get prepared for Microsoft Certification, start a new career in IT, or improve your marketability, a Microsoft Gold Learning Partner like Directions can help you achieve your training goals.

Microsoft Gold Learning Partners are:

  • Credible, Valuable, Trustworthy. Microsoft requires that organizations demonstrate their expertise as leading providers of comprehensive learning solutions on Microsoft technologies and customer satisfaction among individuals and companies that use them for training.

  • Equipped with Microsoft approved course materials and have the most comprehensive selection of learning solutions on Microsoft technologies.

  • Armed with a breadth of solutions and delivery methods from classroom training, to on-site training at your facility, or virtual training. Directions has a solution to suit your needs.

If you would like to know more about our Microsoft Compete benefits or our Microsoft Gold Learning Partner status, please contact an Enterprise Account Executive at or call toll-free 855.575.8900.

Why Use Directions for Your Training Needs?

Custom Fit Training (CFT)
tailored to fit your needs, environment or project.

Authorized Partnerships
with Microsoft, Cisco, Citrix, CompTIA, ITIL, Professional Development, VMware, Red Hat and more.

Certified Instructors
with real world experience.

Extensive Guaranteed to Run Schedule
so you can book training with confidence.

Monthly Promotions
help you stay within budget. 

Strong Curriculum
will enhance your skill set, improve productivity and prepare you for certification.

Flexible Delivery Methods
give you the option to take training at one of our nationwide classrooms, on-site at your location or virtually.

Time is of the essence when it comes to training.

To explore Directions' classes that are Guaranteed to Run, visit our Guaranteed to Run page and use the GTR Courses dropdown menu (in the right sidebar) to find the technology you are looking for.