CompTIA A+ Prep Course

Course Details:

Length: 5 days

Price: $2,195/person (USD)

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Course Features:

Live Instructor Teaching

Certificate of Completion

Digital Badge

Courseware: Print

Free 6 Month Online Retake

Hands-On Learning?: Yes

Software Lab Included?: Yes

Delivery Methods:

Live Online

Individuals and Groups
@ Your Location

Onsite for Teams

Group Teams
@ Your Organization

This is an instructor-led course. It is taught by an instructor live online or at organizations for groups.
For team training, we can teach onsite at your office or private live online.


Course Overview

This course is your complete solution for A+ exam preparation. Covering 100% of Exam 220-1101 (Core 1) and Exam 220-1102 (Core 2) objectives, this course gives you everything you need to ensure that you not only understand the basics of IT, but that you can demonstrate your understanding effectively. This course has been updated to reflect the exam's new focus.

The CompTIA A+ certification is the essential computer technician credential, and is required by over 100 leading employers. This course helps you prepare and practice so you can approach the Core 1 (220-1101) and Core 2 (220-1102) exams, covering the following new content, emphasizing the technologies and skills IT pros need to support a hybrid workforce.

  • Increased reliance on SaaS applications for remote work
  • More on troubleshooting and how to remotely diagnose and correct common software, hardware, or connectivity problems
  • Changing core technologies from cloud virtualization and IoT device security to data management and scripting
  • Multiple operating systems now encountered by technicians on a regular basis, including the major systems, their use cases, and how to keep them running properly
  • Reflects the changing nature of the job role, where many tasks are sent to specialized providers as certified personnel need to assess whether it’s best to fix something on site, or to save time and money by sending proprietary technologies directly to vendors

Register Early: Registration Deadline is 2 Weeks Prior to Class Start.

Course Notes

Suggested Follow-Ons

CompTIA Network+

Related Certifications

CompTIA A+ Certification

Certification Notes: Certification exams are administered by third-party testing companies. Our courses prepare you for the certification exam, which is an additional fee paid to the testing provider. You must contact the corresponding testing provider to take a certification exam.


Course Topics



Part I 220-1101

Chapter 1: Motherboards, Processors, and Memory
• Understanding Motherboards
• Understanding Processors
• Understanding Memory
• Understanding Cooling Systems
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 2: Internal Expansion, Storage Devices, and Power Supplies
• Installing and Configuring Expansion Cards
• Understanding Storage Devices
• Understanding Power Supplies
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 3: Peripherals, Cables and Connectors
• Understanding Cables and Connectors
• Understanding Uses of Peripheral Devices
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 4: Printers and Multifunction Devices
• Understanding Print Technologies and Imaging Processes
• Installing and Maintaining Printers
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 5: Networking Fundamentals
• Understanding Networking Principles
• Identifying Common Network Hardware
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 6: Introduction to TCP/IP
• Understanding TCP/IP
• Understanding Virtual Networks
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 7: Wireless and SOHO Networks
• Understanding Wireless Networking Technologies
• Installing and Configuring SOHO Networks
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 8: Network Services, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing
• Understanding Network Services
• Understanding Virtualization and Cloud Computing
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 9: Laptops and Mobile Device Hardware
• Working with Laptops and Mobile Device Hardware
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 10: Mobile Connectivity and Application Support
• Understanding Network Connectivity
• Understanding Application Support
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 11 :Troubleshooting Methodology and Resolving Core Hardware Problems
• Using the Troubleshooting Best Practice Methodology
• Troubleshooting Motherboards, CPUs, RAM, and Power Problems
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 12: Hardware and Network Troubleshooting
• Troubleshooting Storage Drives and RAID Arrays
• Troubleshooting Video, Projector, and Display Issues
• Troubleshooting Common Mobile Device Issues
• Troubleshooting Printer Problems
• Troubleshooting Networking Problems
• Summary
• Exam Essentials


Part II 220-1102

Chapter 13: Operating System Basics
• Understanding Operating Systems
• Understanding Applications
• Introduction to Windows 10
• Preparing for the Exam
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 14: Windows Configuration
• Interacting with Operating Systems
• The Windows Registry
• Disk Management
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 15: Windows Administration
• Installing and Upgrading Windows
• Command-Line Tools
• Networking in Windows
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 16: Working with macOS and Linux
• macOS and Linux
• Applications on macOS
• Best Practices
• Tools
• System Preferences
• Features
• Basic Linux Commands
• Linux and Windows
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 17: Security Concepts
• Physical Security Concepts
• Physical Security for Staff
• Logical Security
• Malware
• Mitigating Software Threats
• Social Engineering Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities
• Common Security Threats
• Exploits and Vulnerabilities
• Security Best Practices
• Destruction and Disposal Methods
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 18: Securing Operating Systems
• Working with Windows OS Security Settings
• Web Browser Security
• Securing a SOHO Network (Wireless)
• Securing a SOHO Network (Wired)
• Mobile Device Security
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 19: Troubleshooting Operating Systems and Security
• Troubleshooting Common Microsoft Windows OS Problems
• Troubleshooting Security Issues
• Best Practices for Malware Removal
• Troubleshooting Mobile OS Issues
• Troubleshooting Mobile Security Issues
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 20: Scripting and Remote Access
• Scripting
• Remote Access
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 21: Safety and Environmental Concerns
• Understanding Safety Procedures
• Understanding Environmental Controls
• Understanding Policies, Licensing, and Privacy
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 22: Documentation and Professionalism
• Documentation and Support
• Change Management Best Practices
• Disaster Prevention and Recovery
• Demonstrating Professionalism
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Course FAQs

What Are the Available Class Formats?

This course is taught by a live instructor and is available in two class formats:

  1. Live Online for Individuals
  2. Onsite/Online for Private Groups

What Are Motherboards, Processors, and Memory?

Motherboards, processors, and memory are the three main components of a computer’s hardware system. The motherboard is the central printed circuit board that interfaces with all other parts of the system. It houses slots for expansion cards as well as connectors for peripheral devices and cables. Processors are responsible for carrying out instructions to perform tasks in a computer system. They can be either single-core or multi-core, meaning they have one or more processing cores to complete tasks faster. Memory is the hardware component that stores data temporarily while a program is running, and it can also store information permanently. It comes in two forms: Random Access Memory (RAM) and Read Only Memory (ROM). RAM is faster than ROM and is used for things like loading applications, while ROM stores data permanently and is used to store system BIOS. Together, these three components form the basis of any computer’s hardware system.

What Are Internal Expansion, Storage Devices, and Power Supplies?

Internal expansion devices allow users to add or upgrade components in a computer system. This can include adding memory, storage drives, and video cards. Storage devices are used to hold data for future use. Examples of these include hard disks, solid-state drives (SSDs), USB flash drives, and optical discs. Power supplies provide the power necessary for a computer to run. They are typically rated by wattage and should be chosen based on the needs of a given system. It is important to match the power supply to the components to ensure proper operation. Installing an undersized power supply can cause hardware damage or data loss due to inadequate power delivery, while an oversized power supply will result in increased cost and wasted energy.

Properly choosing an internal expansion, storage device, and power supply for a system is essential to ensure reliable operation and performance. It is important to research the needs of your system before purchasing components and to make sure they are compatible. With the right knowledge, internal expansion, storage devices, and power supplies can help improve a computer's operation and performance.

What Are Peripherals, Cables and Connectors?

Peripherals, cables, and connectors are all components of a computer system that enable it to communicate with other devices and networks. Peripherals are external devices such as keyboards, mice, printers, scanners, and monitors that allow the user to interact with their computer. Cables connect peripherals or the central processing unit (CPU) of the system, while connectors link cables to the peripherals. The types of cables and connectors used vary depending on the type of hardware and what it is connecting to. For example, USB cables are commonly used for connecting keyboards and mice to computers, while HDMI cables are often used for connecting monitors. Different types of network cards require different kinds of cables and connectors, such as Ethernet cables and RJ45 connectors. It is important to use the correct cables and connectors to ensure that your peripherals and other components can communicate with each other. Falsely connecting devices can damage them or lead to malfunctions. It is also important to make sure that all of the hardware is compatible before making any connections.

Correctly connecting peripherals, making sure cables are compatible and understanding power requirements are all important considerations when it comes to setting up a computer system. With the right setup, your system will be able to run smoothly and efficiently.

What Are Printers and Multifunction Devices?

Printers and multifunction devices are essential pieces of technology in offices and businesses. Printers allow users to produce physical copies of documents, while the addition of scanning capabilities in a multifunction device enables users to quickly convert paper documents into digital formats. Multifunction devices also offer features such as photocopying, faxing, and emailing, adding further versatility to their capabilities.

For small businesses, multifunction devices offer an all-in-one solution that can save time and money in the long run. Many higher-end business printers are now capable of producing high-quality color prints, adding to their range of functions. In short, printers and multifunction devices provide users with a fast, efficient, and cost-effective way to produce documents and images. By investing in a quality printer or multifunction device, businesses can benefit from improved productivity and reduced costs.

What Are Networking Fundamentals?

Networking fundamentals are the basic concepts and technologies that form the foundation of modern networks. This includes understanding the structure of a network, its protocols, and its components, as well as how they interact with each other. Knowing these core concepts can help you build reliable, secure, optimized networks. Networking fundamentals include topics such as IP addressing, routing protocols, switching, firewalls, wireless networking and more.

By understanding the core principles of networking, you can better design and maintain your network infrastructure for optimal performance. Knowing these fundamentals will help you troubleshoot issues quickly and effectively when they arise. To get started in network engineering or any other related field, it’s essential to understand the networking fundamentals. One should also understand network security principles as these topics are closely related to each other. Having a comprehensive grasp of both will make you a more proficient and confident network engineer.

What is TCP/IP?

TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol) is a suite of communication protocols used to interconnect network devices on the internet. It provides end-to-end data transmission and ensures reliable delivery of packets from one node to another, regardless of the physical distance.

The TCP/IP protocol stack consists of four layers: Application, Transport, Internet, and Network Access. The Application layer is responsible for providing user services such as email, web browsing, and file transfer. The Transport layer provides end-to-end communication between applications on different hosts by establishing connection-oriented sessions and ensuring reliable data delivery through the retransmission of lost packets. The Internet layer handles the routing of packets from source to destination while the Network Access layer is responsible for data link control and physical addressing. TCP/IP supports a wide range of application types such as text-based, voice, and video services. By providing an efficient architecture for interconnecting computers around the world, TCP/IP has become the foundation of modern network communication.

What Are Wireless and SOHO Networks?

Wireless and SOHO (small office/home office) networks are becoming increasingly popular as people look for new ways to set up their home or small business network. Wireless networks use radio waves, rather than physical cables, to connect computers and other devices. This provides a secure connection that can be used to share data, access the Internet, and provide network access to printers and other peripherals. SOHO networks are designed to make it easier for small businesses to share resources without needing a dedicated IT department. They allow users to connect multiple computers, phones, printers, and other devices to create an efficient workspace that can be managed easily.

With the right setup, SOHO networks can provide a more reliable and secure connection than other network configurations. They are an efficient and cost-effective way to connect multiple computers in one space. SOHO Networks offer flexibility and can be used for small business or home use. By utilizing wireless technology, SOHO networks make it possible to create a unified connection that can be used in multiple locations. SOHO networks can also provide a secure connection to keep your data private and protect it from cybercriminals. By taking the time to research different types of wireless and SOHO networks and their features, you can ensure that you are setting up the right network for your needs.

What Are Network Services, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing?

Network services are a suite of tools that provide access to a shared network. These services can be internal or external and may include such tasks as web hosting, email hosting, database management, DNS and routing services, data storage, security measures like firewalls and encryption protocols, application development platforms, and more.

Virtualization is the process of abstracting resources and services away from their physical hardware components. This allows multiple virtual machines to run on the same physical server, reducing costs associated with hardware acquisition and maintenance. With fewer physical servers needed, data centers can be more efficient in terms of energy consumption and space requirements.

Cloud computing is a model for delivering software applications, data, and services over the internet. It allows businesses to access computing resources on demand, with no upfront investment in hardware or software. This makes cloud-based services cost-effective for companies of all sizes, from startups to larger enterprises. With cloud computing, businesses can scale their operations quickly without having to purchase additional hardware or pay for extra maintenance.

By leveraging the power of network services, virtualization, and cloud computing, today’s businesses can become more efficient and cost-effective while ensuring that their data is secure. These solutions provide a unique opportunity for organizations to reduce operational costs and ensure their networks are always up to date with the latest technologies.

What Are Laptops and Mobile Device Hardware?

Laptops and mobile devices are powerful tools designed to enhance user productivity, whether through work or leisure. They are comprised of various hardware components that enable operation and performance. These components include the processor (CPU), random access memory (RAM), solid-state drive (SSD) or hard disk drive (HDD) for data storage, and graphics processor (GPU) for video output. Laptop and mobile device hardware may include a wide range of peripheral components such as Wi-Fi modules, touchpads, keyboards, and cameras. Optimal performance is achieved when all hardware components are compatible with the operating system being used. As technology advances, so too do the capabilities of laptops and mobile devices, making them essential tools for those who need to stay productive on the go.

What Is Mobile Connectivity and Application Support?

Mobile connectivity and application support refers to the ability of a mobile device or system to maintain a wireless data connection and run applications efficiently. This includes the use of cellular networks, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, near field communication (NFC) technology, and even satellite networks for access to the internet, as well as the ability to access and use mobile applications, such as games and productivity tools. These technologies allow users to connect to the internet or applications while on the go or in remote locations. Mobile connectivity and application support is a key part of any modern mobile device, allowing users to access their favorite websites, apps, data, and services wherever they go. With reliable mobile connectivity and application support, users can stay connected, productive, and entertained no matter where they are.

What Are Common Computer Hardware Troubleshooting Methodologies?

Computer hardware troubleshooting methodologies are a set of strategies and techniques used to identify and resolve issues related to computer hardware components. These methods may involve the use of tools, such as diagnostic software, or manual observation and testing of individual components to locate the source of the problem. Troubleshooting can also include activities such as replacing faulty parts, resetting systems, or reconfiguring hardware settings. The goal of computer hardware troubleshooting is to identify the root cause of a problem and resolve it efficiently and cost-effectively.

When diagnosing hardware problems, technicians typically follow a systematic approach to isolate the issue more quickly and accurately. This may include gathering relevant information about the system, such as the exact model and version of hardware components, detailed error messages, and other symptoms. They may also use diagnostic tools to test individual components or investigate the performance of a system to identify potential issues. After diagnosing the issue, technicians can then focus on obtaining and replacing faulty parts as needed.

With a proper understanding of computer hardware troubleshooting methodologies, IT professionals can ensure that their systems are running smoothly and efficiently. This knowledge can also help them anticipate and prevent potential issues before they occur. Utilizing these methods regularly is essential in maintaining uptime and avoiding costly downtime due to hardware failures.

What Is Computer Hardware and Network Troubleshooting?

Computer hardware and network troubleshooting is a process of diagnosing, testing, repairing, and optimizing computer systems and networks to ensure their efficient performance. This process involves identifying problems with the physical components of a system or network such as computers, printers, routers, switches, cables, and other devices. Troubleshooting can also involve analyzing software and hardware configurations to identify errors and make necessary corrections. By addressing issues with a system or network, hardware and network troubleshooting can help ensure that all components are working properly, resulting in improved productivity. Additionally, it can help to reduce the risk of data loss due to hardware malfunction or software errors. Troubleshooting is an essential skill for any IT professional, as it allows them to quickly identify and address potential problems to keep systems or networks running optimally.

What Are Operating System Basics?

An operating system (OS) is a type of software that manages computer hardware and software resources. It acts as an intermediary between users, applications, and computer hardware. The most basic function of an OS is to provide a platform on which other programs can run. Operating systems are essential for providing users with efficient access to the computer's resources and ensuring system stability.

An operating system typically consists of several basic components, including a kernel, virtual memory management systems, device drivers, user interface elements, and other software utilities. The kernel is responsible for managing the hardware resources of the computer and providing an interface between the user and their applications. Virtual memory management systems manage memory usage to ensure that applications have enough memory to run. Device drivers are also necessary for controlling hardware, such as printers or network adapters. Finally, user interface elements provide a way for the user to interact with the computer, usually through a graphical user interface (GUI) like Windows or Mac OS X.

In addition to managing hardware resources and providing user access, operating systems also provide a range of other features. Many operating systems have built-in security features to protect user data and the system from malicious software. Operating systems also often include tools for network management, resource monitoring, and other administrative tasks.

Overall, the operating system is an essential component of any computer system. It provides the necessary tools to make the computer usable, while also offering a range of features that help maintain system stability and security. Understanding how an operating system works is important for anyone who wants to effectively use and manage their computers.

What Is Microsoft Windows Configuration?

Microsoft Windows configuration is the process of customizing, configuring, and managing settings in the Microsoft Windows operating system. By properly configuring Windows, users can optimize their computer's performance, customize its look and feel, improve security and protect user data. It also allows administrators to perform mass configuration changes across multiple networked computers. Configuring a computer to run Windows can involve a range of activities, including choosing the right hardware and software, setting up user accounts, and defining system policies. It is important to understand how the different configuration settings interact with one another to create a secure environment that meets the needs of users. Configuring a Windows system correctly is an important part of ensuring that it runs optimally and securely. It is essential for any organization or individual user who wants to get the most out of their computer.

What Is Microsoft Windows Administration?

Microsoft Windows administration is the process of managing and configuring Microsoft Windows systems. This involves ensuring that the underlying operating system, hardware, and software are properly maintained and configured to provide a secure, stable platform for business operations. It also involves identifying, troubleshooting, and resolving any issues related to the configuration or operation of these components. Effective Windows administration requires a comprehensive understanding of the various components that make up the system, such as hardware and software, and the ability to identify and address any potential problems. By maintaining an efficient Windows administration process, businesses can ensure their systems remain secure and reliable.

What Are macOS and Linux Operating Systems?

macOS and Linux are two of the most popular computer operating systems today. macOS is Apple's proprietary operating system developed for its Macintosh (Mac) computers, while Linux is an open-source operating system used by many brands of PCs. Both offer a range of features that make them suitable for different user needs.

What Are IT and Computer Security Concepts?

IT and computer security concepts are critical for protecting digital information. These concepts include authentication, authorization, encryption, access control, data integrity, firewalls, antivirus software, and secure networks.

Authentication requires users to prove their identity before they can enter a system or use the services it provides. Authorization enables administrators to decide who can access different parts of the system, as well as what actions they can perform. Encryption helps protect data by transforming it into unreadable code that can only be decoded with a key. Access control restricts access to certain parts of systems and networks. Data integrity ensures that data remains unchanged during transmission or storage. Firewalls are software programs used to secure networks from malicious activity. Antivirus software helps protect against viruses, worms, and other malicious code. Lastly, secure networks can help to control the flow of traffic between different systems and networks.

By understanding these IT and computer security concepts and implementing best practices, organizations can better protect their digital information from cyber threats. IT personnel should continuously strive to stay up-to-date on these concepts, as well as the latest security threats. Doing so will help to ensure a secure environment and reduce the risk of data breaches or other malicious activity.

What Are Techniques to Secure Operating Systems?

Securing operating systems is an essential step in protecting the security and integrity of data and network resources. There are a variety of techniques available to secure operating systems, including establishing strong authentication methods, using encryption to protect confidential data, deploying firewalls, restricting access to privileged accounts, and employing anti-virus software.

What Is Troubleshooting Operating Systems and Security?

Troubleshooting operating systems and security is a process of identifying, diagnosing, and solving problems with computer systems. It involves evaluating hardware components, software programs, user interfaces, network connections, and system settings to identify the cause of any issue or failure to diagnose the exact problem. Troubleshooting can also involve patching and updating software, reconfiguring system settings, or replacing faulty hardware components.

Security troubleshooting is a part of the process that involves ensuring the protection and integrity of systems and data by identifying potential threats and taking measures to prevent unauthorized access or attacks. Effective troubleshooting requires in-depth knowledge of operating system fundamentals as well as an understanding of security principles, networks, and applications. A successful security troubleshooter must be able to recognize potential weak spots in a system and devise solutions to reduce the risk of an attack.

When troubleshooting operating systems and security, it is important to understand the root cause of any issue to properly address it. By properly analyzing the situation, you can identify problems quickly and accurately and develop the most effective solution. Properly troubleshooting operating systems and security can help ensure that systems remain secure, reliable, and efficient.

What Is Scripting and Remote Access?

Scripting and remote access are two powerful tools used in the IT industry. Scripting is a way to automate routine tasks, such as setting up user accounts, managing system configurations, and other repetitive tasks. Remote access enables users to connect to another system or device from any location with Internet connectivity, allowing them to access data and applications on that device. Remote access can be used to provide support services or to allow remote employees and other users to access the organization’s resources.

Both scripting and remote access are invaluable tools for IT professionals, increasing efficiency and productivity. By automating tasks and enabling workers to connect from anywhere, scripting and remote access help organizations maximize their resources.

What Are IT and Computer Safety and Environmental Concerns?

IT and computer safety and environmental concerns are essential for organizations to consider when handling any kind of technology. Safety procedures should be established to ensure that all workers safely use their devices, while environmental controls should be implemented to help reduce the impact of technology on our environment. Additionally, policies, licensing, and privacy must be taken into account to prevent any unauthorized access or use of technology.

Computer safety and environmental concerns should be taken seriously by any organization that uses technology. By staying informed of the latest safety procedures, environmental controls, and policies, organizations can protect their workers, data, and environment from potential harm caused by improper use of technology.

What Are IT Documentation and Professionalism Concepts?

IT documentation is a key part of professional IT practices, and the ability to create technical documentation that is accurate, consistent, and up-to-date can be essential for successful operations. Professionalism encompasses principles, values, and behaviors that demonstrate respect for others and their work environment. These concepts are foundational to creating and maintaining a successful business in the IT field.

By combining the concepts of IT documentation and professionalism, professionals can ensure they are providing the best possible service to their clients while also staying compliant with industry standards. This helps to create a culture of excellence and trust between IT professionals, their customers, and their colleagues. In the end, professionalism and accurate documentation can lead to increased business success.

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How Much Do CompTIA A+ Training Courses Cost?

Public instructor-led CompTIA A+ course prices start at $2,195 per student. Group training discounts are available.

Self-Paced CompTIA A+ eLearning courses cost $600 at the starting point per student. Group purchase discounts are available.

What CompTIA A+ Skills Should I Learn?

A: If you are wondering what CompTIA A+ skills are important to learn, we've written a CompTIA A+ Skills and Learning Guide that maps out CompTIA A+ skills that are key to master and which of our courses teaches each skill.

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How Do I Get CompTIA A+ Certified, and What Jobs Can I Apply for After Certification?

A: Many employees in the IT industry get CompTIA A+ certified in order to become computer technicians, but several other jobs can be obtained with this certification as well. With this credential, you can qualify for positions in the areas of support services, systems, security, human resources and more. For many, getting the CompTIA A+ certification is a stepping stone to other certifications and positions that promise higher pay and greater responsibilities. To get certified, you’ll have to take a prep course that will familiarize you with CompTIA A+ concepts, then pass the two CompTIA A+ exams.

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How Long Does it Take to Get an A+ Certification?

A: The time that it’ll take to earn a CompTIA A+ certification is highly dependent on the individual seeking it. Knowledge of and experience with all of the concepts tested in the required Core 1 and Core 2 exams can mean that you can earn the credential fairly quickly, taking only a few days or weeks to study. Novices, however, can require months of study and preparation. Enrolling in prep or refresher courses that cover the tested concepts can significantly reduce your study time, regardless of whether you’re an IT veteran or new to the industry.

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Is a CompTIA A+ Certification Worth Pursuing?

A: In the information technology (IT) industry, obtaining a CompTIA A+ certification is one of the fastest, easiest, and cheapest ways to establish a career. This credential proves that job applicants are knowledgeable about several hardware, networking, and mobile device topics and are capable of performing entry-level jobs. Earning this credential can help employees secure jobs that pay as much as $75,000 a year. Since the certification lasts three years, taking and passing the CompTIA A+ exam can be a worthwhile investment for those individuals who seek to work their way up the IT ladder.

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What Are the Benefits of a CompTIA A+ Certification?

A: For IT novices, there's no better way to start a career than by earning a CompTIA A+ certification. CompTIA A+ certification-holders demonstrate that they have the skills necessary for an IT career, including those related to hardware, software, networking, operating systems, security, troubleshooting, operational procedures, mobile devices and visualization, and cloud computing. With this credential, job applicants can qualify for several jobs, ranging from help desk technician to junior systems administrator. CompTIA A+ certifications can also serve as the foundation to earn additional certifications, which can lead to more specialized and highly paid professions.

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How Are CompTIA Certifications Valuable?

A: CompTIA certifications are some of the most valuable certifications in the information technology (IT) industry because they are well-known and widely respected and can immediately convey technological proficiency to employers. Earning an entry-level CompTIA certification, such as CompTIA A+, can set employees on track to learning other skills and obtaining specialized credentials in areas like infrastructure, cybersecurity, and data analytics. A basic CompTIA A+ certification can open doors to several different professional positions. CompTIA certification-holders also typically enjoy pay increases after they obtain their credentials.

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What Are the Benefits of CompTIA A+ Certification?

A: For individuals new to the information technology (IT) industry, the advantages of earning a CompTIA A+ certification are numerous. This credential proves that they're competent in several IT subjects, including hardware, software, networking, troubleshooting, security, operating systems, operational procedures, mobile devices, virtualization, and cloud computing. A CompTIA A+ certification helps job-seekers obtain several entry-level IT positions, from help desk technicians to junior systems administrators. This respected and popular certification can instantly make applicants' résumés stand out. Since the CompTIA A+ certification exam includes two parts, students should sign up for paid training to prepare for it.

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Where Should I Start With Earning CompTIA A+ Certification?

A: For individuals new to the IT industry, earning CompTIA A+ certification can require a time commitment that includes training, study, and hands-on experience. Beginners should learn what concepts are tested on CompTIA A+ exams and sign up for courses that cover these areas. While free resources and formal degrees can prepare you for a CompTIA A+ exam, private training courses are often specifically designed to help students pass the exam on the first attempt. Practical experience is also recommended before seeking this credential.

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How long is CompTIA A+ training?

A: CompTIA A+ training varies in length depending on the provider but is typically between 40 and 80 hours for instructor-led courses. Some providers offer the certification exam bundled with their training, which can add more expense to the total. However, there is no set time requirement for CompTIA A+ certification, so individuals can complete the training at their own pace, or they may just sit the exam if they feel they have the pre-requisite knowledge already.

Certstaffix Training offers both instructor-led and eLearning A+ courses to prepare for the certification exam.

Is CompTIA A+ good for beginners?

A: CompTIA A+ is a great entry-level certification for IT professionals. It covers a wide range of topics, from hardware to software, and can help beginners get started in the IT field. The certification is also vendor-neutral, so it can be beneficial for those who want to work with multiple platforms.

The CompTIA A+ certification exam covers a wide range of topics, from installation and configuration to troubleshooting and repair. It is designed for computer technicians and can help beginners get a career in Information Technology started.

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What are options to learn CompTIA A+?

The CompTIA A+ Training is a highly recognized and sought-after certification program for individuals looking to build a career in the IT industry. This training provides comprehensive knowledge and practical skills required to excel in the field of information technology.

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CompTIA A+ classroom training is an instructor-led program that offers hands-on learning experience in a traditional classroom setting. This type of training allows students to interact with the instructor and other students, fostering a collaborative learning environment.

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Similar to classroom training, in-person training provides an opportunity for face-to-face interaction between the instructor and students. The difference is that the location is not limited to a traditional classroom, giving more flexibility in terms of venue and schedule.

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CompTIA A+ instructor led training combines the benefits of classroom and in-person training. It offers a structured learning approach with an experienced instructor leading the course, while also providing the convenience of choosing a suitable location and schedule for the training.

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For those who prefer to learn at their own pace or have limited availability, online A+ certification courses are available. An A+ course online offer flexibility and convenience, allowing students to access the material anytime and anywhere with an internet connection.

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Online CompTIA A+ training is also known as a plus certification course online. This type of training provides all the necessary materials and resources needed to prepare for the certification exam, making it an efficient and convenient way to obtain the A+ certification.


The CompTIA A+ Training offers various modes of learning, catering to the different needs and preferences of individuals. Whether it is through classroom training, in-person training, or online courses, this program equips students with the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in their IT careers. So why wait? Enroll in the A+ training program today and take the first step towards a successful career in information technology.

How fast can I get A+ certification?

A: Getting A+ Certification can be a fast process if you enroll in the right training program. It is an entry-level IT certification designed for Information Technology career starters. People who already have some IT experience may already have the knowledge to just sit for the exam.

For those that do not have prior IT experience, Certstaffix Training provides online and group onsite CompTIA classes that can help you prepare for the certification exam quickly and effectively. Our knowledgeable instructors will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to succeed on the exam, and our flexible scheduling options make it easy to fit training into your busy schedule. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you get A+ certified.

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