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COMPTIA A+

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What will I learn?

Overview of this CompTIA A+ Course

What you will learn

The CompTIA A+ Core Series courses are perfect for those individuals looking to start a new career in the IT sector. As for the more experienced IT professionals, gaining the CompTIA A+ qualification will validate your skills and can give your career in IT a substantial lift. This course package contains both the newly revised CompTIA A+ 220-1001 and 220-1002 (Core 1 & Core 2) course content.

The certification covers a solid foundation of knowledge as it demonstrates to students the fundamentals as far as the installation and maintenance of hardware as well as the customisation and operation of various platforms such as mobile devices is concerned.

This internationally recognised certification has remained extremely popular in the IT field since it focuses on a wide array of subjects such as networking, laptops and mobile devices, installation and configuration of various operating systems, security and troubleshooting to name but a few.

8 skills you will gain from this course;

  • Cloud and virtualisation
  • Security encryption and protocols
  • Privacy issues and policies
  • Scripting
  • Network connectivity for mobile devices
  • Basic data backup and recovery methods
  • Hardware tools and components
  • Technical Support

CompTIA (Computing Technology Industry Association)

CompTIA or Computing Technology Industry Association is a trade organisation which is best known for its IT training courses and the associated certification exams. The purpose of CompTIA A+ certification is to demonstrate or validate that the individual has the technical working knowledge of the material that they have studied.

CompTIA A+ for your IT career

Most employers consider the CompTIA A+ certification as a prerequisite when considering applicants for positions such as Computer Technicians or Technical Support Staff as it is known and trusted as a solid starting point in the IT field and will be a great addition to any CV. According to Comptia.org, “Held by over 1 million IT professionals worldwide, CompTIA A+ is the most essential IT certification for establishing an IT career”.

CompTIA A+ Certification Details - CompTIA A+ Course Assessment

To earn your official A+ certification from CompTIA, you will need to study the training courses and achieve a passing mark for both compulsory exams. These two exams include the 220-1001 exam which should be completed first before starting the 220-1002 exam.

  • CompTIA A+ 220-1001
  • CompTIA A+ 220-1002

What do I need to know?

There are no prerequisites for studying the CompTIA A+ although the CompTIA IT Fundamentals is available for individuals completely new to the world of technology.

Awarding Body

Computing Technology Industry Association

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Pre-apprenticeship at Level 1

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NVQ Level 1 and relevant components

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SVQ Level 1 and relevant components

The same as an NVQ but for Scotland (stands for Scottish Vocational Qualification), the SVQ level one covers skills needed in a particular area of work. Level 1 SVQs teach the basics and will provide you with a starter to study more. They're equivalent to GCSEs grades D-G

Scottish National Qualification - Standard Grade

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SVQ Level 2 and relevant components

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NVQ Level 3 and relevant components

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SVQ Level 3 and relevant components

The same as an NVQ but for Scotland (stands for Scottish Vocational Qualification), the SVQ level one covers skills needed in a particular area of work. They're equivalent to A Levels

Scottish National Qualification - Higher

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Scottish National Qualification - Advanced Higher

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Foundation Art and Design

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NVQ Level 4 and relevant components

NVQ Level 4 and relevant components

SVQ Level 4 and relevant components

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Higher Apprenticeship at Level 4

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SVQ Level 5 and relevant components

The same as an NVQ but for Scotland (stands for Scottish Vocational Qualification), the SVQ level one covers skills needed in a particular area of work. Level 5 SVQs take your learning to a much higher level - often for experienced managers. They're equivalent to undergraduate degrees

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