CompTIA A+

CompTIA A+ is the most essential certification for establishing your IT career. If you’re new to the IT industry, this will help you develop a more in-depth understanding of hardware, operating systems, networking and security.

Course overview

CompTIA A+

The CompTIA A+ is comprised of two exams, which will assess your understanding of core IT concepts, paving the way for a successful IT career. For existing 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
    Mobile devices
    Cloud computing & virtualisation 
    Operating systems
    Software troubleshooting
    Operational procedures
How you'll be assessed

Your assessment will be comprised of two separate 90-minute exams and feature a maximum of 90 multiple-choice and performance-based questions.


Upon successfully passing the examination, you’ll receive your CompTIA A+ certification. This is a digital certificate.

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Course Guide

The key facts about your online training.


CompTIA A+  

Study time

120 guided learning hours (Full-time: 2 months, Part-time: 4 months) 


2 x 90 minute exams, 90 multiple-choice and performance-based questions per exam


Internet access and email



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  • What's included
    12 months access
    Interactive practice labs
    CV and LinkedIn support
    Monthly careers workshops
    BCS membership
    TOTUM student card
    Virtual seminars
    Expert support and mentoring
    eBooks Video Lessons, Practice Labs and Practice Exams 

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Globally recognised certifications that hold real value in your chosen industry. We’ll create a unique pathway, so you’re equipped with the certifications you need for the job you want.

Why become CompTIA A+ certified?

This is an essential certification to give you a solid foundation for your IT career, and is perfect for newcomers and experienced professionals. Join the ranks of successful IT professionals by obtaining the CompTIA A+ certification.

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