Online CompTIA A+ Certification Course

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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-hour course 

Tuition: $2,499 includes all instructional materials and a voucher for both Core 1 and Core 2 exams.

Location: Online

This course is WIOA approved and is on the Maryland Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL). Students obtaining support through WIOA offices should contact Chunta Rivers via email at to initiate the registration process.

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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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There are no prerequisites to take the course.

By course completion, you will be fully prepared to sit for the CompTIA A+ 220-1001 and CompTIA A+ 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 7 or later.
  • Mac: OS 10.x or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.

Other

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

James E. Mitchell Jr is the lead instructor for our Online CompTIA A+, Network+ & Security+ Course and provides support and mentorship for students. He brings over a decade of experience in computer repair, network security, and help desk support and more than 20 years of experience in cyber security. He previously led telecommunications teams at Comcast and Verizon and was a subject matter expert for BCCC’s cyber security program. He currently operates testing centers offering PearsonVue, ETS, Kryterion, Certi-Port, and Scantron exams. In addition to a degree in electronics and computer technology, he actively holds certifications in CompTia A+, Network+, Security+, CCNA and CEH.

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

Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA)

Towson University is an CompTIA Authorized Academy and Authorized Partner. CompTIA, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, and CompTIA ITF+, are registered trademarks of the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA).