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CompTIA - The Computing Technology Industry Association

Official CompTIA A+ (220-1101 & 220-1102 Core Series) Certification with Exams, Including Practice papers and Labs for 1101 & 1102

Course Overview 

CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for launching a career in the IT sector in today’s digital world. As a CompTIA A+ certified professional, you’ll be a proven problem solver, capable of supporting current core technologies from security and cloud to data management.

Our CompTIA A+ Certificate is highly recognised by employers around the world, making it the perfect qualification for individuals interested in starting a career in IT. This certification will provide you with the job-ready skills required of you by employers, helping you to start undertaking your daily tasks positively and confidently.  

CompTIA certifications are recognised internationally and offer the chance to learn the skills and practical elements required to thrive in an IT career in today’s marketplace.

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Is the CompTIA A+ Course suitable for me?  

The CompTIA A+ Certification is perfect for individuals who are looking to start a career in IT. As there are no prerequisites necessary to enrol, novices to this industry are encouraged to enrol on this course to get their foot in the door.

This certification training would also suit experienced IT Technicians looking to update their existing knowledge and qualifications, making them relevant for 2020 and beyond.

Students new to IT would benefit from CompTIA training, as it helps your CV stand out from your competition, and prepares you for work in the IT industry. 

Current IT Professionals would benefit from CompTIA training as it helps you update your knowledge and opens additional career opportunities.

If you enjoy studying at your own pace and need the training to fit in with your current lifestyle, this CompTIA A+ Certification via eLearning is perfect for you.

What jobs can I apply for after my CompTIA A+ training? 

With a CompTIA A+ Certification, you can embark on an IT career in a range of Technical, Support and Service job roles.

CompTIA A+ Certificate job roles include:

  •    Help Desk Technician – £22k
  •    Service Desk Analyst – £25k
  •    Technical Support Specialist – £26k
  •    Associate Network Engineer – £27k
  •    Data Support Technician – £28k

(Source: ITJobsWatch)

You can also undertake additional CompTIA certifications for specialist or more senior job roles, through our CompTIA Security+ and CompTIA Network+ Certifications

CompTIA A+ Syllabus

Learning Outcomes

  •    Hardware – Identify, use and connect devices and hardware components.
  •    Networking – Be able to explain the different types of connections and networks, such as SOHO, WIFI and TCP/IP.
  •    Mobile Devices – Learn how to install and configure mobile devices and laptops.
  •    Operating Systems – Understand how to install and support Windows OS, Mac OS, Linus and Mobile OS.
  •    Hardware & Networking Troubleshooting – Troubleshoot network and device issues.
  •    Virtualisation & Cloud Computing – Be able to compare Cloud Computing concepts and setup client-side virtualisation.
  •    Software Troubleshooting – Understand how to troubleshoot mobile and PC device issues, such as application security support.
  •    Security – Protect against security vulnerabilities for devices and network connections.
  •    Operational Procedures – Follow best practice in the areas of communication, professionalism, safety and environmental impacts.

CompTIA A+ Syllabus

CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1101) Modules

  •    Introduction
  •    Motherboards, Processors, and Memory
  •    Internal Expansion, Storage Devices, and Power Supplies
  •    Peripherals and Connectors 
  •    Custom PC Configurations
  •    Installing and Configuring Printers
  •    Networking Fundamentals
  •    Introduction to TCP/IP
  •    Installing Wireless and SOHO Networks
  •    Network Services, Virtualisation, and Cloud Computing
  •    Understanding Laptops
  •    Understanding Mobile Devices
  •    Mobile Device Connectivity and Synchronisation
  •    Troubleshooting Methodology and Resolving Core Hardware Problems
  •    Hardware and Network Troubleshooting 

CompTIA A+ Core 2 (220-1102) Modules

  •    Introduction
  •    Operating Systems Basics
  •    Operating Systems Administration
  •    Working with Windows 10
  •    Working with Windows 8/8.1
  •    Working with Windows 7
  •    Working with macOS and Linux
  •    Scripting and Remote Access
  •    Security Concepts
  •    Securing Operating Systems
  •    Troubleshooting Operating Systems and Security
  •    Documentation and Professionalism
  •    Safety and Environmental Concerns

CompTIA A+ Exam Details

Exam: Code 220-1101 & 220-1102 

Mobile devices, networking technology, hardware, virtualization and cloud computing and network troubleshooting, installing and configuring operating systems, expanded security, software troubleshooting and operational procedures.

Exam Format - Performance-based and Multiple-choice. 

Number of questions - Maximum of 90.

Duration - 90 minutes.

Pass Mark 

220-1101: 675/900 (75%).

220-1102: 700/900 (78%).

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