A+ CERTIFICATION COURSE
Course Books with CD & Online Practice Exams
Approximate Study Time
200 Hours (Self Study)
You can spread the payments for this course
over 4 monthly payments.
Initial payment of £150.00
Followed by 3 monthly
payments of £50.00
Approximate Delivery Time
1-2 Working Days (Courier Service)
The A+ Certification Course covers the Latest CompTIA Examination syllabus. CompTIA A+ Certification and is an ideal starting point for a career in IT as it covers the maintenance of PCs, mobile devices, laptops, operating systems and printers.
A+ Certification is the industry standard for computer support technicians and proves competence in areas such as installation, preventative maintenance, networking, security and troubleshooting.
This course can help you gain the skills and knowledge necessary to perform tasks on personal computers hardware and operating systems such as installation, PC building, system upgrades, repair, system configuration, troubleshooting, problem diagnosis, and preventative maintenance.
In order to receive CompTIA A+ Certification a student must pass two exams:
The CompTIA A+ 220-801 syllabus covers the fundamentals of computer technology, installation and configuration of PCs, laptops and related hardware, and basic networking.
The CompTIA A+ 220-802 syllabus covers the skills required to install and configure PC operating systems, as well as configuring common features (e.g. network connectivity and email) for mobile operating systems Android and Apple iOS.
Job roles that use A+ Certification:
• Technical support specialist
• Field service technician
• IT support technician
• IT support administrator
• IT support specialist
The course books that we use are Official CompTIA Press Course materials. The courseware bears the seal of CompTIA Approved Quality Content. This seal signifies that the content covers 100% of the exam objectives and implements important instructional design principles.
Please Note: The A+ Certification Course is designed as a theory-based course but does contain all relevant information on how to complete practical exercises. Please contact us if you require a full list of required equipment to complete the practical elements.
The A+ Certification course consists of the following:
Students will obtain the skills and knowledge necessary to install, build, maintain, and configure personal computers, laptop computers, and printers. They will also learn the principles of physical and TCP/IP networks. Finally, they will learn operational and professional procedures as an IT technician.
This course book covers the following units:
Unit 1: Motherboards and expansion cards
Unit 2: CPUs and power supplies
Unit 3: Memory and physical storage
Unit 4: Connections
Unit 5: Peripheral devices
Unit 6: Printers
Unit 7: Notebooks
Unit 8: Networking basics
Unit 9: The physical network
Unit 10: Networking protocols
Unit 11: Wireless networking
Unit 12: Professional conduct
Students will learn how to support personal computers, mobile devices, and small networks in a business setting, including hardware and software troubleshooting, Windows installation and configuration, networking, and security.
This course book covers the following units:
Unit 1: Troubleshooting basics
Unit 2: Client operating systems
Unit 3: Configuring the operating system
Unit 4: Configuring hardware settings
Unit 5: Networking PCs
Unit 6: Authentication and user security
Unit 7: Securing systems and data
Unit 8: Preventative maintenance
Unit 9: Securing networks
Unit 10: Troubleshooting system hardware
Unit 11: Display and printer troubleshooting
Unit 12: Network troubleshooting
Unit 13: Operating system troubleshooting
Unit 14: Mobile devices
Unit 15: Operating system installation and upgrades
The course comes with cloud based exam preparation software. The format includes questions, quizzes, review answers and you can also track your history of previous attempts.
As well as the course materials we also give students a Free canvas course bag, a 20-piece PC Tool Kit, a Digital Multi-meter, and a Sturdy Anti-ESD Wristband.
Before taking this course, you should have user-level skills and knowledge of personal computers and a good working knowledge of the Windows Operating System. CompTIA recommends that students have 9 to 12 months of experience in the IT support industry although this is not essential.
Students will need Internet access for support and for associated course files.
Course Duration & Support:
Students may register at any time. The courses are designed as self-study courses but if you have any problems you can email our support team. As the course is self study you can complete in as little or as long a time as you prefer, and we do not impose a cut-off date for study.
Assessment is from the A+ Certification 220-801 & 220-802 Examinations. Each Examination is 90 minutes in length and has a minimum of 90 questions. The format of the questions is multiple choice/multiple answer and performance based. Information on performance based questions can be found on the CompTIA Website. The passing score for the CompTIA A+ 220-801 exam is 675 (on a scale of 900) and the passing score for the CompTIA A+ 220-802 exam is 700 (on a scale of 900).
On completion of the A+ course, you can apply for the Internationally Recognised CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 Examinations.
Examinations must be sat at a registered Pearson VUE testing centre and are currently £117.00 + VAT each.
You can find or register for your nearest exam centres from the Pearson Vue Website.
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