CompTIA A+

Training Date

September 12, 2022

October 17, 2022

December 12, 2022

Training Time

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Training Location/Time Zone

March – 14-18 (PST)
April – 11-15 (EST)
May – 16-20(PST)
June – 20-24 (CST)
July – 18-22 (EST)
August – 01-05 (PST)
September – 12-16 (PST)
October – 17-21 (PST)
December – 12-16 (CST)

Course Description

A+ (A Plus) is an entry-level computer certification for PC computer service technicians. The exam is designed to certify the competency of entry-level PC computer service professionals in installing, maintaining, customizing, and operating personal computers. The A+ certification is sponsored by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). CompTIA is a large trade group, founded in 1982 and made up of resellers, distributors, and manufacturers. It sets voluntary guidelines dealing with business ethics and professionalism and is involved with many issues including product returns, warranty claims, and price protection.

Historically, A+ Certification was a lifetime certificate, but as of 2011, the A+ certificate must be renewed every three years by retaking the A+ test. Otherwise, certificate holders must pay a CEU (Continuing Education Units) fee to maintain certification.

The A+ exam contains situational, traditional, and identification types of questions. All of the questions are multiple-choice, and there is only one correct answer for each question. The A+ exam is open to anybody, although it is designed to be taken by those with at least six months of job experience as service technicians.

Currently, A+ is the only major non-vendor-specific hardware certification available for IBM-compatible computer systems. Increasingly, many help desk positions, as well as service centers, are requiring A+ certification or similar experience as a basis for hiring.

Program Objectives

In this course, you will install, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, and perform preventive maintenance on personal computers, digital devices, and operating systems.

You will:

  • Support operating systems.
  • Install and configure PC system unit components and peripheral devices.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot display and multimedia devices.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot storage devices.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot internal system components.
  • Install, configure, and maintain operating systems.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows.
  • Explain network infrastructure concepts.
  • Configure and troubleshoot network connections.
  • Manage users, workstations, and shared resources.
  • Implement client virtualization and cloud computing.
  • Secure workstations and data.
  • Troubleshoot workstation security issues.
  • Support and troubleshoot laptops.
  • Support and troubleshoot mobile devices.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot print devices.
  • Implement operational procedures.

Prerequisites

  • This course is designed for individuals who have basic computer user skills and who are interested in obtaining a job as an entry-level IT technician.
  • This course is also designed for students who are seeking the CompTIA A+ certification and who want to prepare for the CompTIA A+ 220-1001 Certification Exam and the CompTIA 220-1002 Certification Exam.
  • High School Diploma/GED

Exam Details

Number of Questions: 90 questions
Type of Questions: Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops and performance-based
Length of Test: 90 Minutes
Passing Score: 220-1101: 675 (on a scale of 900)
220-1102: 700 (on a scale of 900)

Recommended Experience

9 to 12 months hands-on experience in the lab or field

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