• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course focuses on advanced concepts for writing scripts for the Microsoft Windows operating system. The course covers how to string multiple commands together in traditional BATCH scripts as well as leverage Visual Basic Scripting (VBS) to perform more complex tasks, and includes reinforcing video demonstrations and final assessment.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the fundamentals of Visual Basic Scripting
  • Recognize the concepts of redirection, piping, and how to conduct complex tasks with multiple commands
  • Apply integration of Windows BATCH with Visual Basic Scripting
  • Demonstrate how to access the Windows API from Visual Basic Scripting

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Network Services
  • Systems Administration
  • Systems Analysis


If you would like to provide feedback for this course, please e-mail the NICCS SO at NICCS@hq.dhs.gov.