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CompTIA A+ Certification

CompTIA A+If you’re looking to get into the IT field, this course is for you!  CompTIA A+ Certification is the foundation for your IT career.

CompTIA A+ is the preferred qualifying credential and industry standard for IT technical support and IT operational roles; it is about much more than PC repair.  You will learn to install, upgrade, remove, maintain as well as troubleshoot a computer. This class will prepare you to take the CompTIA A+ 220-901 and 220-902 Certification.

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Why do you need the CompTIA A+ certification on your resume?

  • Career Advancement – CompTIA A+ certification can propel you toward a rewarding IT career in cloud computing, networking, mobility, security or systems administration.
  • Higher Salaries – A+ certification verifies your IT knowledge and skills meet industry standards. On average, A+ certified IT pros earn over $70,000 per year.
  • Globally Recognized – Earning your A+ certification gives you an internationally recognized credential.
  • Competitive Edge – 91% of hiring managers value IT certification, giving you the competitive edge to land the job.
  • Trusted by Employers – A+ is trusted by global corporations, small business owners, government agencies and militaries around the world.
  • More Opportunities – Labor estimates predict some technology fields will experience growth of over 20% by the year 2020.
  • Universal Skills – A+ is a vendor neutral certification that covers a wide variety of hardware and software systems such as Windows, iOS, Android and Linus.
  • First Line of Defense – Help desk and technical support professionals form one of the first lines of defense for any organization.

Learn more: CompTIA A+ for IT Professionals

Why do you need the CompTIA A+ training from IT-oLogy?

  • A+ is a trusted certification all around the world
  • 10 hands-on workshops with a certified instructor
  • Self-paced curriculum with numerous practice test exams
  • (2) PearsonVue Test Vouchers for CompTIA A+ Exam
  • Access to TestOut software for up to 1 year
  • TestOut Certificate
  • Online Stats (Completions rate, etc.)

If you’re an employer, how will the CompTIA A+ training help your business?

  • No loss of productivity
  • 84% of certified workers stay with their current employer, giving you long-term benefits of a skilled workforce
  • 92% of supervisors regard certification as important in setting a baseline of expertise among staff
  • Ensures employees have the foundation-level knowledge and skills to excel in critical, job-related activities
  • Monitors student progress with online system analytics

CompTIA A+ Course Description

You will be able to:

  • Set up a new computer
  • Properly diagnosis computer issues based on the 6-Step Troubleshooting Process
  • Identify system requirements when purchasing a new computer
  • Understand the technology and specifications used to describe computer components, and make informed choices about which device characteristics are required for your situation
  • Install or upgrade the operating system
  • Manage external devices
  • Troubleshoot common computer problems
  • Connect to a small home network
  • Experience a wide variety of issues ranging from networking and operating systems to mobile devices and security

Why study ITIL with IT-oLogy?

  • You’ll learn in a face-to-face, in-class learning environment with a certified instructor.
  • You’ll learn strategies to prepare for and pass the CompTIA A+ exam.
  • You’ll network with other area professionals.

Instructor – David Moses – IT Career Development Program Manager, IT-oLogy

David’s focus is developing IT related courses for post-secondary students, educators, current IT professionals and career-changers. Courses cover a broad range of IT topics.

Before changing careers to IT, David worked as a news photographer for News 19 in Columbia, SC, News14-Carolina in Charlotte, NC and WHNS Fox-Carolina in Greenville, SC. He knows firsthand the discipline required to pursue a career in IT. His knowledge and experience make him the ideal trainer and mentor to a new generation of IT professionals.

David earned his BA in Mass Communications/TV Production from Claflin University in Orangeburg, SC. In addition, he earned an Associate’s degree in Computer Networking Systems from ITT Technical Institute and his Masters of Information Technology with a concentration in Internet Security from American InterContinental University in Dunwoody, GA. David also serves as an adjunct instructor at ECPI University. Read David’s full bio here.

Who Should Attend

The CompTIA A+ certification course will benefit anyone who is interested in or advancing their career in Information Technology.  CompTIA A+ certification can propel you toward a rewarding IT career in cloud computing, networking, mobility, security, field service, tech support, IT systems administration and many others.

Cost

$2,499 (includes the exam)

Important Dates

Orientation: March 16

Course Work: March 19 – 25

Saturday Hands-on Workshops and Exam Prep:

  • March 24, 31
  • April 7, 14, 21, 28
  • May 5, 12, 19, 26

Certification Testing: The week of May 28th.

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