Mac Integration Basics 10.7 or 10.8 — A 1-day course

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Retired Course; no longer available


This course is designed for individuals bringing a Mac computer into a small business environment that is predominantly Windows-based. Windows Small Business Server is most likely the server being used. The course is also for users replacing a Windows computer with a Mac, and for reference by system administrators supporting the above users.

During this course you'll learn all the different ways you can integrate a Mac within your organization's network environment including how to configure your Mac to work with Active Directory, and how to take advantage of network services, file sharing, printing, instant messaging, emailing, calendars and contacts.

You'll also learn about security at the user, local network, and remote networking levels. You'll learn about data management, both migrating your data from a Windows computer as well as backing up your important data. Finally you'll learn how to run Windows programs directly on your Mac, giving you total compatibility and interoperability with colleagues using Windows.

Suitable for

Course Prerequisites

Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending this course:


The Apple Certified Associate - Mac Integration 10.8 certification (ACA) is granted on successful completion of the Mac Integration Basics v10.8 exam.

Exam booked with course: £60 + VAT


This course has been retired and is no longer available.

Course Contents

Connecting to a Network Account Server

File Sharing Between Mac OS X and Windows Computers

Email, Calendars and Contacts


Printing from Mac OS X

Instant Messaging

Data Management and Backup

Cross Platform Compatibility