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CompTIA A+ Certification TRAINING

Online CompTIA A+ Training Course

Prepare for CompTIA A+ Certification

CompTIA's A+ certification is the top credential for associate-level IT professionals. This 100% online course will prepare you for CompTIA A+ certification exams 220-1001 and 220-1002. You’ll learn how to install and configure operating systems, expand IT security, troubleshoot software and other common operational procedures.

Job Outlook for CompTIA Certified Professionals

  • According to PayScale.com, CompTIA A+ certified professionals can earn up to C$56,000 per year on average.

  • CompTIA found that several technology support roles were projected to experience double-digit growth between 2018 and 2026 in Canada.

CompTIA A+ FAQs

WHY SHOULD I GET COMPTIA A+ CERTIFIED?

The CompTIA A+ certification addresses performance-based topics and questions that prove you can think on your feet and solve systems, software and network problems in real-time.

WHY DOES COMPTIA A+ CERTIFICATION MATTER FOR IT SUPPORT SPECIALISTS?

As the most respected associate-level IT certification in the industry, CompTIA A+ certification verifies that you have passed a standard that is supported by companies like Intel, Dell and HP.

WHAT DO IT/COMPUTER SUPPORT SPECIALISTS DO?

Support specialists install and support hardware, including computers, accessories, mobile devices and network equipment. They also monitor, maintain and troubleshoot hardware, networks, operating systems and applications.

WHICH JOB TITLES IS THE COMPTIA A+ CERTIFICATION ASSOCIATED WITH?

Every organization creates its own job titles. CompTIA A+ certified professionals could work as a service desk analyst, technical support specialist, desktop support administrator, help desk technician or system support specialist.

Course Objectives

  • Learn the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting processes for most devices

  • Be fully prepared to sit for the CompTIA 220-1001 and 220-1002 certification exams

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Curriculum

COMPTIA A+ (220-1001)

Introduction to the 220-1001 section of the CompTIA A+ exam

 

HARDWARE

Desktop and laptop assembly, motherboards, BIOS and Processors

 

HARDWARE PART II

Troubleshooting cooling and power issues, maintaining and install hard drives and storage

 

NETWORKING

Common approaches to network connections, router setup, TCP/IP and local networking

 

MOBILE AND MORE

Mobile device security and virtualization

 

COMPTIA A+ (220-1002)

Introduction to the 220-1002 section of the CompTIA A+ exam

 

WINDOWS

Tools for installing and maintaining Windows interfaces, command lines and remote desktops

 

TROUBLESHOOTING

Solving problems with boot process, startup and re-installation

 

SECURITY

Best practices for securing Windows from malicious software

 

MAC & LINUX

Troubleshooting and maintaining MacOS and Linux operating systems

Instructor

David Grimes

David Grimes has more than 10 years of management and leadership experience in the private and non-profit sectors. Grimes is passionate about technology and education, having worked as academic dean, student services director, technology coordinator, teacher, consultant, and technology columnist. He holds a Master of Education and a Bachelor of Science from Ohio State University, both in Technology Education.

Registration and Enrollment

This course is 100% online. Start anytime.