CompTIA A+

Do you want to gain hands-on experience in a lab or the field in an entry-level IT position? The CompTIA A+ is the most essential IT certification for establishing your IT career.  

Course overview

Why choose the CompTIA A+ Course?

Choosing the CompTIA A+ course offers various benefits for both newcomers and seasoned IT professionals. For newcomers, it provides a comprehensive understanding of IT concepts, paving the way for a successful career. For existing IT professionals, the certification validates their skills, enhancing career prospects.  

With over 1 million IT professionals worldwide holding this certification, it is highly recognised and respected in the industry, making it a valuable asset to showcase your expertise and stand out in the competitive job market. 

What you'll learn

  • Topics in CompTIA A+ Core 1:
    Installing Hardware & Display Components 
    Mobile Device Accessories & Network Connectivity 
    Networking Fundamentals 
    Wireless Networking & Services 
    Networking Concepts & Configurations 
    Cable Types & Connectors 
    RAM & Storage Solutions 
    Motherboards, CPUs, & Add-on Cards 
    Power Supplies 
    Multifunction Devices & Printer Consumables 
    Cloud Computing Concepts 
    Client-side Virtualization 
    Best Practices for Resolving Problems 
    Troubleshooting & Resolving Printer Issues 
    Troubleshooting Wired & Wireless Networks 
  • Topics in CompTIA A+ Core 2:  
    Desktop, Server, & Mobile Operating Systems 
    Linux, macOS, & Windows File Systems 
    Operating System & Network Management 
    Physical Security Measures 
    Wireless Security Protocols & Authentication Methods 
    Malware Detection, Removal, & Prevention 
    Social Engineering Attacks 
    Operating System Security Best Practices 
    Mobile & Embedded Device Security 
    Securing SOHO Networks & Browser Security 
    Windows OS Problems & Personal Computer Security 
    Best Practice Procedures for Malware Removal 
    Mobile OS Application & Application Security Issues 
    Information Management & Change Management Processes 
    Backup & Recovery Methods 
    Safety Procedures & Environmental Impacts 
    Communication Techniques, Licensing, & Policy Concepts 
    Scripting & Remote Technologies 
How you'll be assessed

During the CompTIA A+ exam, your knowledge and skills will be assessed through two separate 90-minute exams, with 90 questions in each exam. The comprehensive tests consist of multiple-choice questions, performance-based questions, and simulations. The exam is designed to evaluate your understanding of various IT concepts, hardware, software, troubleshooting techniques, and other essential topics related to computer systems. It will test your ability to apply theoretical knowledge to real-world scenarios and demonstrate your proficiency in managing, maintaining, and troubleshooting computer systems and devices. By successfully completing these exams, you can earn the valuable CompTIA A+ certification, showcasing your expertise as a skilled IT professional. 


On successfully passing the CompTIA A+ exam, you’ll be awarded your certification. This is a digital certificate. 

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The key facts about your online training.


CompTIA A+  

Study time

80 guided learning hours


2 x 90 minute exams (included), 90 questions per exam. Also includes practice exam and questions.


Internet access and email



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This certification provides the strongest foundation in IT available, and is perfect for newcomers and experienced professionals. It validates your skills, boosts your career, and showcases your expertise to a global audience. Join the ranks of successful IT professionals by obtaining the CompTIA A+ certification. Begin your learning journey with us today.  

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