CompTIA - A+ Certification

Duration

Duration:

Only 4 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

22/7/2024 (Monday)

Overview

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 220-1101 (Core 1) and 220-1102 (Core 2) 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.

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.

Benefits

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass the first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course the first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9 am – 5 pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day of quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. 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
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in the 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 over 135,000 professionals
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts

FAQs

What’s on the CompTIA A+ exam?

The CompTIA A+ 220-1101 exam tests foundational knowledge of hardware, networking, mobile devices, virtualization and cloud computing, and troubleshooting.

The CompTIA A+ 220-1102 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.

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.

Curriculum

This training course will help you become an expert in:

  • Section 1: Mobile Devices
  • Section 2: Networking
  • Section 3: Hardware
  • Section 4: Virtualization and Cloud Computing
  • Section 5: Hardware and Network Troubleshooting
  • Section 6: Operating Systems
  • Section 7: Security
  • Section 8: Software Troubleshooting
  • Section 9: Operational Procedures

Exam Track

At the end of the accelerated course, you'll sit the following certification exams:

CompTIA A+ Exam 220-1101 (Core 1)

  • Number of questions: Maximum of 90 questions
  • Multiple choice and performance-based questions
  • Exam duration: 90 Minutes
  • Passing score: 675 (on a scale of 900)
  • Languages: English

CompTIA A+ Exam 220-1102 (Core 2)

  • Number of questions: Maximum of 90 questions
  • Multiple choice and performance-based questions
  • Exam duration: 90 Minutes
  • Passing score: 700 (on a scale of 900)
  • Languages: English

What's Included

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 *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.

Prerequisites

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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"Interesting, well-paced course!"
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"Very good, intense study and instruction with exams at the end mean that there is very little opportunity to be distracted or forget the info."
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