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Visual Basic 6.0
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CD €811 €649 (20% off)
Course Outline

This 5-part course will teach you how to design and implement Win32 desktop application solutions using Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 and is ideal for anyone preparing for the Microsoft Certified Professional exam. This exam can also be used towards gaining the Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) credential.

Use our Microsoft-approved course to learn how to:

  • Write a Microsoft Visual Basic-based application that accesses data from a database.
  • Write a Visual Basic-based application that uses component object model (COM) components.
  • Create an ActiveX® control.
  • Create a COM component.
  • Be aware of the opportunities that Visual Basic developers have to incorporate Internet technologies into their applications.


Exam Details

Our curriculum maps to the syllabus for the Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) exam 70-176. On passing this exam, you will achieve Microsoft Certified Professional status. You can also use the exam to gain a core or elective credit towards the Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) certification.


Your Future
Key Jobs: Programmer or Developer. Programmers - your passing of the MCP exam will allow you to demonstrate your expertise in, and in-depth knowledge of, Visual Basic to prospective employers. Developers - this course will help prepare you for one of the four exams that you need to pass for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer credential.
What You'll Need
This course is designed for programmers currently using Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 to build desktop applications and access databases.

The minimum PC system requirements for our CD-ROMs are: 486DX2 66MHz CPU; Windows 95 or later with a Microsoft compatible mouse; at least 65MB RAM; a SVGA monitor with at least 1MB video RAM running at 800x600 resolution (minimum) (256 colours); 2x speed CD-ROM (minimum); For audio: MCP compliant sound card with speakers or headphones.

Our Training

Our computer-based-training courses are brought to you in association with NETg, one of the world's leading developers of e-Learning solutions. Our courses are designed to equip you with the right skills to perform real work. You will be taught relevant 'on-the-job' skills, not just concepts - just the kind of skills that will be tested in the certification exams. Total learning time: 30 to 40 hours.


Student Support
Our team of Student Advisors is here to ensure that although you study at home, you do not study alone. We will provide you with the assistance or information you need via email ( or telephone (+353 (0)1-662 0538). Of course, all our CBT courses have extensive on-line Help facilities.
Format RRP Online Discount Buy
CD €811 €649 (20% off)
Course Topics
  • Visual Basic Essentials
  • Visual Data Access Tools
  • Class Modules
  • ActiveX Controls
  • Using ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
  • Advanced Data Access Issues
  • COM Components: Client Side
  • Building Reusable COM Components
  • Testing and Managing COM Components
  • Optimising Applications
  • Packaging and Deploying Applications
  • Building Internet Applications
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