CompTIA A+ Training Course
The CompTIA A+ course is your first breakthrough for your career in the IT world. This entry-level course will lay the groundwork for what you need to be successful, and for what employers expect for their entry level IT positions. You will obtain a full understanding on how to install, maintain, configure, troubleshoot, and operate personal computers. Develop customer service & communication skills to effectively interact with technical and non-technical employees.
There are two exams required to obtain the certification, CompTIA A+ 220-1001 (Core 1) and 220-1002 (Core 2), which require a passing score of 675 (on a scale of 100-900) and 700 (on a scale of 100-900) respectively. The exams are each 90 minutes long. Core 1 covers mobile devices, networking technology, hardware, virtualization and cloud computing and network troubleshooting. Core 2 covers installing and configuring operating systems, expanded security, software troubleshooting and operational procedures. The A+ certification is valid for three years after you sit for the examination and can be renewed every three years.
- Understanding Hardware
- Understanding Networking
- Understanding Mobile Devices
- Understanding Hardware & Network Troubleshooting
Possible Job Roles
- IT Support Specialist
- Service Desk Technician
- Help Desk Technician
- IT Operations Technician
- Desktop Support Technician
- PC and Hardware Repair Technician
No prerequisites are needed for this course.
There are no work experience requirements for this exam. However, CompTIA recommends 9 to 12 months hands-on experience in the lab or field.
A+ is often the foundation course at the beginning of a new technology career. Many find that Network+ is a helpful next step after A+, allowing for a deeper understanding of the way computers communicate with one another and offering more opportunities for higher pay.
This certification satisfies DOD 8570 IAT Level I.
Cybersecurity Training Center offers flexible training dates to fit your schedule. You can contact us through email, chat, or by phone to set up a date and time to attend the lessons and take your examination.