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CompTIA

A+ Certification Training

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Course Overview

Our 5-day instructor-led A+ training and certification boot camp in Washington, DC Metro, Tysons Corner, VA, Columbia, MD or Live Online is ideal for someone in the early stages of their IT career. It covers:

  • Basic computer hardware
  • PC installation & configuration
  • Networking & connectivity
  • Laptop, mobile device & printer maintenance
  • Operating systems
  • Security

This course will prepare you for both parts of the A+ Certification exam.

There are no prerequisites for this course. However, it is recommended that you have basic knowledge of computing concepts and experience using computers that run on a Windows operating system before enrolling in this course.

Schedule

A+ Certification Training

date
location
4/19/21 - 4/23/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Online
Guaranteed to run
5/03/21 - 5/07/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
5/10/21 - 5/14/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Columbia, MD
Open
5/10/21 - 5/14/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Online
Open
5/17/21 - 5/21/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
5/24/21 - 5/28/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Columbia, MD
Open
5/24/21 - 5/28/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Online
Open
6/07/21 - 6/11/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
6/14/21 - 6/18/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Columbia, MD
Open
6/14/21 - 6/18/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Online
Open
6/15/21 - 7/15/21 (10 days)

5:00PM - 9:00PM EST

Online
Open
6/21/21 - 6/25/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
6/28/21 - 7/02/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Columbia, MD
Open
6/28/21 - 7/02/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Online
Open
7/06/21 - 8/05/21 (10 days)

5:00PM - 9:00PM EST

Online
Open
7/12/21 - 8/11/21 (10 days)

5:00PM - 9:00PM EST

Online
Open
7/12/21 - 7/16/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
7/19/21 - 7/23/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
7/19/21 - 7/23/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
7/26/21 - 7/30/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
7/26/21 - 7/30/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
7/26/21 - 7/30/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
8/02/21 - 8/06/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
8/09/21 - 8/13/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
8/09/21 - 8/13/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
8/23/21 - 8/27/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
8/30/21 - 9/03/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
8/30/21 - 9/03/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
9/07/21 - 10/07/21 (10 days)

5:00PM - 9:00PM EST

Online
Open
9/13/21 - 9/17/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
9/20/21 - 9/24/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
9/20/21 - 9/24/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
9/27/21 - 10/01/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
10/04/21 - 10/08/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
10/04/21 - 10/08/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
10/18/21 - 10/22/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
10/25/21 - 10/29/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
10/25/21 - 10/29/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
11/01/21 - 11/05/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
11/15/21 - 11/19/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
11/15/21 - 11/19/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
11/29/21 - 12/03/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
12/06/21 - 12/10/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
12/06/21 - 12/10/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
12/13/21 - 12/17/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
12/13/21 - 12/17/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
12/13/21 - 12/17/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
1/10/22 - 1/14/22 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
1/24/22 - 1/28/22 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
1/24/22 - 1/28/22 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
2/28/22 - 3/04/22 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
3/07/22 - 3/11/22 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
3/07/22 - 3/11/22 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
4/18/22 - 4/22/22 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
4/25/22 - 4/29/22 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
4/25/22 - 4/29/22 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
5/30/22 - 6/03/22 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
6/06/22 - 6/10/22 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
6/06/22 - 6/10/22 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
7/11/22 - 7/15/22 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
7/18/22 - 7/22/22 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
7/18/22 - 7/22/22 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
8/29/22 - 9/02/22 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
9/12/22 - 9/16/22 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
9/12/22 - 9/16/22 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
10/17/22 - 10/21/22 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
10/24/22 - 10/28/22 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
10/24/22 - 10/28/22 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
12/05/22 - 12/09/22 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
12/12/22 - 12/16/22 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
12/12/22 - 12/16/22 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
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Course Outline

Peripherals and Adapters

  • Motherboard components
  • Connection interfaces
  • Display devices
  • Audio and multimedia devices
  • Removable storage devices

System Components

  • Mass storage devices
  • System memory
  • Processors 
  • BIOS and UEFI
  • Power supplies

Troubleshooting and Mobile

  • Troubleshooting system components
  • Laptops
  • Mobile devices
  • Troubleshooting mobile devices

Print and Network Services

  • Printers
  • Configuring printers
  • Troubleshooting printers
  • Internet Protocol
  • Network services

Installing Networks

  • SOHO networks
  • SOHO internet connections
  • Enterprise networks
  • Troubleshooting networks
  • Custom configuration

Supporting Windows (1)

  • Windows Operating System
  • Administration tools
  • Managing storage
  • Managing files
  • Managing applications

Supporting Windows (2)

  • Managing devices
  • Managing performance
  • Maintenance and backup
  • Installing Windows

Windows Networking

  • Configuring network connections
  • Securing network connections
  • Configuring shared resources
  • Virtualization

Troubleshooting and Security

  • Troubleshooting PC Operating Systems
  • Troubleshooting boot problems
  • Threats and vulnerabilities
  • Viruses and malware
  • Workstation security
  • Data security

Linux, OS X, and Mobile OS

  • Linux Operating System
  • OS X
  • Mobile Operating Systems
  • Mobile OS security and troubleshooting
  • Safety and environmental procedures
  • Professionalism and communication

Exam Information

A+ Certification Exam Details:

To earn the A+ Certification, candidates must pass two exams:

  • The Essentials Exam (220-1001): Mobile devices, networking technology, hardware, virtualization and cloud computing and network troubleshooting. 
    • Max of 90 questions
    • Exam is 90 minutes long
    • Exam format – multiple choice, drag and drop and performance-based
    • Passing score is 675 (scoring range is 100-900)
  • The Practical Application Exam (220-1002): Installing and configuring operating systems, expanded security, software troubleshooting and operational procedures. 
    • Max of 90 questions
    • Exam is 90 minutes long
    • Exam format – multiple choice, drag and drop and performance-based
    • Passing score is 700 (scoring range is 100-900)

A+ Certification Training FAQs

What jobs can an A+ Certification get you?

Service desk analyst, help desk technician, technical support specialist, field service technician, associate network engineer, data support technician, desktop support administrator, end user computing technician, help desk technician, and system support specialist are a few of the job titles that leverage the CompTIA A+ Certification.

What companies hire professionals with the A+ Certification?

Intel, Ricoh, Nissan, HP, Dell and Blue Cross Blue Shield are companies that are using the A+ Certification as a means to qualify their employees’ skills.

What is the average salary of a professional with their A+ Certification?

According to payscale.com, professionals with their CompTIA A+ Certification can expect to earn an annual average of $60,000.

Is the A+ Certification worth it?

The CompTIA A+ Certification can be a great way to showcase your knowledge especially if you don’t have many years of experience in the field. You can learn more reasons why the A+ Certification may or may not make sense for you on our blog post, Why Should I Get A CompTIA A+ Certification?

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