Online CompTIA A+ Certification Course

Take the next step to earning your CompTIA A+ certification.

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Towson University’s online CompTIA A+ training 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.

Total Hours: 290

Tuition: $2,199 includes all instructional materials and a voucher for both Core 1 and Core 2 exams.

Location: Online

This course is delivered by our education partners at ed2go.

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More About This Course

CompTIA's A+ certification is the top credential for associate-level IT professionals. This 100% online course will teach you the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting processes for most devices according to CompTIA A+ subject domains. The CompTIA A+ certification addresses performance-based topics and questions that prove you can think on your feet and solve systems, software and network problems in real-time.

CompTIA A+ (220-1001)

Introduction to the 220-1001 section of the CompTIA A+ exam

Hardware

Desktop and laptop assembly, motherboards, BIOS and Processors

Hardware Part II

Troubleshooting cooling and power issues, maintaining and install hard drives and storage

Networking

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

Windows

Tools for installing and maintaining Windows interfaces, command lines and remote desktops

Troubleshooting

Solving problems with boot process, startup and re-installation

Security

Best practices for securing Windows from malicious software

Mac & Linux

Troubleshooting and maintaining MacOS and Linux operating systems

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By course completion, you will be fully prepared to sit for the CompTIA 220-1001 and 220-1002 certification exams. 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.

 

Hardware Requirements

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
  • Webcams are strongly recommended.

Software Requirements

  • PC: Windows XP or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Microsoft Word (not included in enrollment).
  • Windows Media Player.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

There are no prerequisites to take the course.

*NOTE: WIOA, G.I. Bill®, and other specialized workforce assistance programs are not eligible for discounts.