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Microsoft - Self Learning and Certification courses.


ODLC, along side ITS, is pleased to offer you free valuable training that staff can learn online from home or work.  See instructions below on getting started.

To begin using the Microsoft IT Academy, you will need the following to submit your request:

  • UTORid
  • An e-mail address (Either your U of T e-mail address or another preferred e-mail such as @hotmail, @gmail linked to an MSNOne Account)
  • Be a current faculty or staff member

The website for the training begins at this link.

Please click the Top tab Request Virtual Training Access to request access.

Once you are logged in. Please review the top tabs or the FAQs

  1. Self- Guided Training – This link provides you the notes, exercises and guides when you actually begin training. These are not the video tutorials. Most of them are pdfs.

  2. Certification - The link allows you to prepare for IT Certification in any of the Microsoft only programs specified on the site.

  3. Request Virtual Training Access – You need to complete this form to be given access to the sessions you choose.  A confirmation email will be sent to you with instructions on logging in.

  4. Login to Virtual Training – This tab would give you access to your portal where all your training videos will be.

Once you are in the portal after you receive your access, you will see color-coded boxes. All your requested sessions are in the MY COURSES box and Achievements in another. You can click the catalog to add more courses to your training at any time.

You can resume and add more courses to your selection from the portal. Help topics on that page are provided to get you up and running.