A+ Series 2016

CompTIA A+ provides the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in PC support. This course is designed to help you learn the skills required to gain an internationally recognised and endorsed IT accreditation.

 

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Is this for you?

This is a great course suitable for beginners to the IT industry. Gaining the A+ qualification is essential for anyone looking to pursue a career in IT support for roles such as IT Support Technician, PC Support, IT Helpdesk Engineer etc. 

 

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 100 CPD points upon successful completion

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Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

Blended, distance learning, in centre

Training Type

course

Duration

Around 100 hours

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About this course

This A+ course provides the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in PC support. So, if you’re looking for a career in IT, this course is a great starting point.

The course is broken down into 2 parts and you’ll learn the skills you need to install, repair, upgrade, configure, optimise, troubleshoot – along with undertaking daily maintenance within a busy IT department, retail computer store or tackling home repairs.

It’s an online study course so you can choose where and when you study. If you prefer a structured learning environment you can study in one of our training centres or, you can login from home or work if you prefer to fit study sessions around other commitments.

The course is fully interactive and there are interactive laboratories and access to pre- and post-test questions so you can be confident by the end of the course that you’re ready to go on and undertake the newest A+ examinations (220-901 and 220-902).

Benefits: -

• The flexibility and value of a self-study course designed to enable you to work at your own pace;

• The opportunity to gain the widely recognised Pitman Training certificate;

• The opportunity to gain an industry recognisable certification* 

 

 

There are two key sections to this course: -

Part 1 - contains 4 domains which focus on the following topics:

Domain 1: Hardware

Domain 2: Networking

Domain 3: Mobile devices

Domain 4: Hardware and network troubleshooting

Part 2 - contains 4 domains which cover:

Domain 1: Windows Operating systems session 1

Domain 2: Windows Operating systems session 2

Domain 3: Windows Operating systems session 3

Domain 4: Other operating systems and technologies

 

Each domain is broken into sub-sections so you’ll work methodically through each area. 

 

* Vendor specific exams may need to be organised seperately. Please speak to our Course Advisor for details.

Aims and Objectives

Ultimately the aim of this A+ training course is to help put you in the perfect position to sit the CompTIA A+ examinations 220-901 and 220-902*.

You'll learn how to install, repair, upgrade, configure, optimise and troubleshoot on PCs and operating system.

During your training you will learn how to install, repair, upgrade, configure, optimise and troubleshoot on PCs and operating systems - essential, valuable skills in demand in the IT industry.

Pre-Requisites

Before starting this course a familiarity with computers and basic computer terminology would be an advantage but no formal IT qualifications are required to be obtained prior to starting this course. 

 

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

If you study this A+ training course you will have the ability to work as an IT Professional, maybe as an IT Support Technician, or work on a helpdesk in an IT support department or even start your own business up as a self-employed technician repairing PCs etc. 

Further on from this training you could look to specialise in Server Support, Network Support or IT Security. All these options will require additional study to full grasp the technical abilities but could lead to a rewarding career as a Network Support Technician, Server Support Technician or IT Support Manager for example. 

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Whats the difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

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Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

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