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Apple Deployment Workshop

The Apple Deployment Workshop is a 4 hour Apple certified workshop where the attendees will learn how to deploy company owned or user owned iOS devices in a business.

Apple devices provide superior opportunities to businesses when used in their mobile strategy. One of the key benefits to deployment of Apple devices is the fact that these devices are incredibly easy to deploy and manage, even at enormous scale.  However, it’s important that any administrator has a detailed knowledge of all the programs and technologies used in the deployment process, so they are best able to assess, plan for and respond to any challenges in the process. 

For this reason, in this workshop we will cover:

  • What role MDM, VPP and DEP play in device deployment 

  • What challenges you will run into when deploying devices

  • Overview what an Apple ID is and when/how its needed 

  • Understand how iOS devices can separate work and personal data 

  • Understand the benefits of device supervision for company owned devices. 

Course Topics: 

Introductions and course overview

Common themes to be covered and explanation of the classroom setup for hands-on activities, Apple ID and the role it plays in deployment.

User owned and managed

Difficulties encountered when manually configuring devices, using Mobile Device Management to improve the deployment experience for users and for IT, using the Volume Purchase program to enable app distribution and protect company data.

Company owned and supervised

Using the Device Enrollment Program to streamline deploying company-owned devices, decisions a company needs to make to allow personalization of a company-owned device or restrict functionality based on user roles.

Wrap-up and considerations

Summary of lessons learned, next steps to take in planning for a successful iOS deployment.

The prerequisites for attending these workshops

To attend the these classes, we strongly recommend that the candidate has:

  • Basic computer navigational skills,

  • Basic understanding of networking

  • Basic background in help desk is preferred

  • If you are new too iOS, but have a background in tech support on other operating systems, we recommend attending our macOS Technical basics course before attending.

Working with Hands on Labs

At Core Group Training, we believe that the best way to learn is by doing it. All of our courses contain a high percentage of practical, hands on time on the technology, guided by an experienced trainer. 

The benefits of this approach are:

  • By learning in a hands-on environment, you engage deeply with materials and concepts, preparing you for problems you could encounter while on the job.

  • When you engage in hands-on learning, you become familiar with the way materials look, feel, and function. When you undergo hands-on training, you have the opportunity to work with your materials in a simulated real world environment.

  • Practical learning brings the topics to life - One study showed that students only remembered 20% of the information presented in lecture format, while students remembered 75% of information they learned firsthand.

  • By interacting and working in a discussion based learning environment, you often undertake practical projects that need you to consult with instructors and peers, and rely on the practical experience of others.

Core Group Training 

Core Group training is the full time training arm of Core Group South Africa, the distributor of macOS devices in South Africa. The training team are highly experienced, with multiple years of helpdesk and training experience: in fact, all we do is train exclusively on how to best use and support Apple technology.

This means our experienced Apple certified trainers have in-depth knowledge of the entire Apple ecosystem, from basic product training to advanced deployment and creative technologies. We use this advanced knowledge to better illustrate the technology in action, giving each candidate the benefit of our experience through better real world examples.

All our training sessions are conducted in an Apple Authorised training facility, using the latest devices and the latest updated technology. 

To book your session, Follow the advice on our booking page:


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