CompTIA A+ Technician

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Course Details

The CompTIA A+ certification is the industry standard for computer support technicians. The international, vendor-neutral certification proves competence in areas such as installation, preventative maintenance, networking, security and troubleshooting. CompTIA A+ certified technicians also have excellent customer service and communication skills to work with clients.  CompTIA A+ is part of the certification track for corporations such as Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Cisco and Novell. Other technology companies, including CompuCom and Ricoh, have made CompTIA A+ certification mandatory for their service technicians. More than 900,000 people worldwide have become CompTIA A+ certified since the program’s inception. This comprehensive eLearning course prepares students for the A+ Certification from CompTIA. The course is completed online, at your own time, at a location that suits you. You progress through the course materials and complete the online lessons and tests.

This course includes the following features:

  • Instructor-led demonstrations and visual presentations to develop your skills based on real-world scenarios.
  • Unlike a live class, you can fast-forward, repeat or rewind all your lectures. This gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it around your schedule 24/7.
  • Flash Cards and Education Games are also provided throughout the course.
  • Practice exams prepare you for your exams. These exams comprise a maximum of 90 questions to ensure you are 100% prepared if you are taking a certification exam.
  • You can also interact and collaborate with other students through our forums, student contributions and announcement features.
Who should complete this course?
  • IT Technician, Enterprise Technician, PC Technician.
  • Desktop Support Technician, Field Technician, PC Support Specialist.
  • People considering a career as a PC Technician.
  • Existing A+ certified professionals required to keep their certification current.
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites
  • You must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Windows.
  • 6 to 12 months hands-on experience working in PC maintenance or troubleshooting is recommended but not required.  CompTIA A+ measures the necessary competencies of an entry-level IT professional with a recommended 500 hours of hands-on experience.
  • For technical requirements required to access CMIT eLearning click here>
  • For more details on the suitability of this course click here>

How CMIT eLearning Works…

Topics covered in this Course
  • Module 1: Introduction To Personal Computers And IT Certification
  • Module 2: Internal Hardware Components
  • Module 3: Storage Fundamentals
  • Module 4: Expanding Hardware Capabilities
  • Module 5: Working With Peripheral Devices
  • Module 6: Mobiles Devices
  • Module 7: Computer Networking
  • Module 8: Hardware And Network Troubleshooting
Assessment
  • Once you successfully pass the programme, you will receive a Certificate of PC Support from CMIT.
  • You may optionally take exams to receive certification. Exam fees are not included in the course price. Click here for exam information.
Technical Requirements
  • Broadband internet connection of at least 10Mbps.
  • Browser – we recommend Chrome or Safari for Tablet or Apple Mac; and Firefox or Internet Explorer for PC hardware.
  • Operating System – PC (Windows 7 or later), Mac or Android.
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