Prepare for the CompTIA A+ Certification Exam
CompTIA's A+ certification is the top credential for associate-level IT professionals. This 100% online course will prepare you for CompTIA A+ certification exams 220-1001 and 220-1002. You’ll learn how to install and configure operating systems, expand IT security, troubleshoot software and other common operational procedures.
Job Outlook for CompTIA A+ Certified IT Professionals
According to PayScale.com, certified IT and computer support specialists can earn around $44,970 per year on average.
Earning CompTIA A+ certification expands job opportunities for computer and IT support specialists because it focuses on knowledge that can be applied across computer systems and networks.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics also lists "Computer Support Specialist" among its most promising career areas, expecting 10 percent annual growth in job opportunities over the coming decade.
Find out why this certification will enhance your career!
Learn more about why out program is right for you. Registering for the CompTIA A+ Certification Online Training through Florida Gulf Coast University affords you many opportunities.
"I would recommend the CompTIA A+ course to someone in my position. If you need to get this type of IT information quickly all in one place and for a good price, the class is great for that"
What is CompTIA A+?
This course will prepare you for CompTIA A+ certification. You can earn this certification after you pass two exams. The CompTIA A+ Certification Exam 220-1001, covers mobile devices, networking technology, hardware, virtualization and cloud computing and network troubleshooting. The CompTIA A+ Certification Exam 220-1002 covers installing and configuring operating systems, expanded security, software troubleshooting, and operational procedures.
CompTIA™ A+ Certification is vendor neutral and internationally recognized, giving you a competitive advantage no matter what country you're working in and what hardware you're working with.
Why does CompTIA A+ Certification matter for IT Support Specialists?
As the most respected associate-level IT certification in the industry, CompTIA A+ certification verifies that you have passed a standard that is supported by companies like Intel, Dell and HP.
What do IT/Computer Support Specialists do?
Support specialists install and support hardware, including computers, accessories, mobile devices and network equipment. They also monitor, maintain and troubleshoot hardware, networks, operating systems and applications.
Which job titles is the CompTIA A+ certification associated with?
Every organization creates its own job titles. CompTIA A+ certified professionals could work as a service desk analyst, technical support specialist, desktop support administrator, help desk technician or system support specialist.
Does this course provide vouchers for the certification exams?
This course offers enrollment with or without vouchers. The vouchers are prepaid access to sit for the certifying CompTIA™ certification exams (CompTIA 220-1001 and 220-1002) upon completion of the course and eligibility.
COMPTIA A+ (220-1001)
Introduction to the 220-1001 section of the CompTIA A+ exam
Desktop and laptop assembly, motherboards, BIOS and Processors
HARDWARE PART II
Troubleshooting cooling and power issues, maintaining and install hard drives and storage
Common approaches to network connections, router setup, TCP/IP and local networking
MOBILE AND MORE
Mobile device security and virtualization
COMPTIA A+ (220-1002)
Introduction to the 220-1002 section of the CompTIA A+ exam
Tools for installing and maintaining Windows interfaces, command lines and remote desktops
Solving problems with boot process, startup and re-installation
Best practices for securing Windows from malicious software
MAC & LINUX
Troubleshooting and maintaining MacOS and Linux operating systems