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A+ (Plus) Certification Prep | CompTIA IT

CompTIA class Become certified in CompTIA A+

CompTIA A+ certification will launch and grow your career in information technology. Students will be prepared to troubleshoot, problem-solve and understand a wide variety of issues ranging from networking and operation systems to mobile devices and security. Completion of this certification will allow students to successfully secure IT jobs and be part of the growing tech workforce.

Schedule

This course is a 13-week hybrid between in-person instruction and online classes. Classes will begin the second week of the Fall 2022 Semester on September 13th, 2022 and ending December 20th, 2022.

In-person classes will be held for the first 6 weeks of the course. They will be every Wednesday from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM on our Wellesley Hills Campus.

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Job Outlook for CompTIA A+ (Plus) Certification

  • According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average salary of a certified CompTIA A+ technician is $57,910 per year.
  • Employment is projected to grow by 9% through 2030, which is considered much faster than average.
  • Technology industry companies added 20,300 net new workers in June, the 19th consecutive month of employment growth as shown by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Job Opportunities

  • Service Desk Analyst
  • Help Desk Tech
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Field Service Technician
  • Associate Network Engineer
  • Data Support Specialist
  • The possibilities are endless when it comes to working in the tech field!

FAQ

What is CompTIA?

The Computing Technology Industry Association is an American non-profit trade association issuing professional certifications for the information technology industry. It is considered one of the IT industry’s top trade associations.

How long is the training?

The program will run for a total of 13 weeks with a one-week gap after the first six weeks.

Will this course help me get certified?

Yes! After completely the training, you will have the skills and knowledge to pass the two-part CompTIA A+ examinations (Core 1 and Core 2).

What materials are needed to complete the training? Do I need internet access?

All materials will be provided to you. The student will receive a toolbox as well as a subscription to the CompTIA test materials.

What are the hours of in-person instruction? Where do I go?

In-person classes will be held for the first 6 weeks of the course. They will be every Wednesday from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM on our Wellesley Hills Campus.

Course Objectives

 

CORE 1:

  1. Mobile Devices
  2. Networking
  3. Hardware
  4. Virtualization and Cloud Computing
  5. Hardware and Network Troubleshooting

CORE 2:

  1. Operating Systems
  2. Security
  3. Software Troubleshooting
  4. Operational Procedures
 

Resources

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