What You’ll Learn
The CompTIA A+ program is designed for entry-level Information Technology (IT) professionals. Through a mix of hands-on lab and classroom experiences, students will gain the knowledge required to assemble components based on customer requirements. They will also learn to install, configure, and maintain PCs and mobile devices for end users, and understand the basics of networking. The program prepares students to diagnose, resolve, and document common hardware and network issues while applying troubleshooting skills. Students will complete the program with a foundational knowledge of virtualization, scripting, desktop imaging, and deployment. Preparation includes practice tests and assignments based on the certification exams.
The CompTIA A+ certification qualifies you for a number of entry-level jobs in the IT field, including Help Desk Technician, IT Support Specialist, and Associate Network Engineer. This course prepares students to take the CompTIA A+ certification exam and also enables them to keep their existing certifications up to date. This program is designed to validate a student’s expertise and empower them to expand their skill set for career advancement.
- Prior to enrolling, students must have a high school diploma or equivalent and at least one year of work experience supporting hardware/software and/or computer networks.
- This program prepares students to take one or both of the following exams: the 220-1101 and 220-1102.
- Students enrolled in one of the Information Technology Support associate degree or certificate programs are eligible to complete the CompTIA A+ certification as part of their coursework by taking ITSP 132 and ITSP 134 or ITSP 136.