CompTIA A+ Certification

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CompTIA A+, A+ certification

Achieve your A+ certification in just four days – that’s 20% faster than traditional training. On this accelerated A+ course, you’ll study official CompTIA curriculum and sit A+ exams 220-901 and 220-901 onsite at the Firebrand Training Centre.

Developed by CompTIA, the A+ is a comprehensive vendor-neutral certification and an ideal starting point for your career in IT. If you’re already an IT professional, the CompTIA A+ certification will validate your existing skills.

On this accelerated A+ course, you’ll learn how to configure and support operating systems. You’ll also study the fundamentals of virtualisation, cloud computing, software troubleshooting and security.

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Train at twice the speed on this official A+ course

Firebrand is an authorised CompTIA Platinum Partner. This means you’ll get access to experienced instructors and up-to-date course material, officially approved by CompTIA. During your accelerated course, you’ll also sit your CompTIA A+ exams.

Are you aiming to achieve the CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications quickly? Get both certifications in just one week with Firebrand’s combined A+ and Network+ course.

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Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be certified in just 4 days. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  2. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 75044 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Firebrand's courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

Think you are ready for the course? Take a FREE practice test to assess your knowledge!

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Distraction-free residential training - you’ll live just steps away from your classroom
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Your Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll even sit your exam on the course and return home certified
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

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What’s on the CompTIA A+ exam?

CompTIA A+ 220-901 exam tests foundational knowledge of hardware, networking, mobile devices and troubleshooting.

The CompTIA A+ 220-902 exam covers installing, configuring and supporting operating systems – including Windows, iOS, Android, Apple OS X and Linux. This exam also tests knowledge of security, virtualisation fundamentals, cloud computing, operational procedures and software troubleshooting.

What does the CompTIA A+ exam cost?

The CompTIA A+ exams 220-901 and 220-902 cost £176 each. Exam vouchers for these exams are included in Firebrand’s accelerated A+ course and you will be able to sit these exams during your training.

Are there any example CompTIA A+ exam questions?

Yes – Firebrand provides free CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA A+ exam questions. Access your free practice tests now.

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You'll become an expert in the following modules:

  • Hardware
  • Networking
  • Mobile Devices
  • Hardware and Network Troubleshooting
  • Windows Operating Systems
  • Other Operating Systems and Technologies
  • Security
  • Software Troubleshooting
  • Operational Procedures

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You'll sit the following exams at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • CompTIA A+ Exam 220-1001 (Core 1)
    • Number of questions: Maximum of 90 questions
    • Type of questions: Multiple choice and Performance-based
    • Exam duration: 90 Minutes
    • Passing score: 675 (on a scale of 900)
    • Languages: English
  • CompTIA A+ Exam 220-1002 (Core 2)
    • Number of questions: Maximum of 90 questions
    • Type of questions: Multiple choice and Performance-based
    • Exam duration: 90 Minutes
    • Passing score: 700 (on a scale of 900)
    • Languages: English

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In addition to official course material and onsite exams, you'll receive:

  • Professor Messer's CompTIA A+ Course Notes

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee
  • Onsite exams
  • Examination vouchers*
  • Practice tests**
  • Certification Guarantee***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Hands-on training through Lecture | Lab | ReviewTM
  • Digital courseware (if available)
  • * Exam vouchers may not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to ESFA guidelines
  • ** Not on all courses
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

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Before attending this accelerated course, you should have:

  • Experience building a computer
  • Experience setting up devices in Windows OS
  • Knowledge of home networks (ISP connection)
  • Familiarity with Windows desktop environments

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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"Fantastic course, brilliant instructor and a really pleasant environment. It was really easy to focus and I enjoyed every moment of it."
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"The course was well devised and covered the content needed for the exam. knowledgeable lecturer. "
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"Course days are long and intensive but worth the time and money"
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