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.
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.
Awarded 100 CPD points upon successful completion
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).
• 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.
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.
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.
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.