CompTIA A+

CompTIA A+ certified professional qualifications are the industry standard for learners commencing an IT career or those who are keen to progress. This entry level course is designed to facilitate those from a non-IT background to learn the fundamental IT operations and be able to technically support the IT needs of their organisation.


Academic Year: 2023/24
Course Code: 10115
Campus: Bangor, Lisburn
Study Type: Part-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Computing/Software Engineering/Networking

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Course Overview

CompTIA A+ certified professional qualifications are the industry standard for learners commencing an IT career or those who are keen to climb the ranks. This entry level course is designed to facilitate those from a non-IT background to learn the fundamental IT operations and be able to technically support the IT needs of their organisation. CompTIA A+ training covers the following topics:

  • PC hardware and peripherals
  • Mobile device hardware
  • Configure and troubleshoot operating systems and software
  • Networking
  • Troubleshooting hardware and network issues
  • Virtualization and cloud computing
  • Security
  • Operational procedures

  • PC hardware and peripherals
  • Mobile device hardware
  • Configure and troubleshoot operating systems and software
  • Networking
  • Troubleshooting hardware and network issues
  • Virtualization and cloud computing
  • Security
  • Operational procedures

CompTIA A+ certified professional qualifications are the industry standard for learners commencing an IT career or those keen to climb the ranks.

CompTIA A+ training covers the following topics:

  • PC hardware and peripherals
  • Mobile device hardware
  • Configure and troubleshoot operating systems and software
  • Networking
  • Troubleshooting hardware and network issues
  • Virtualization and cloud computing
  • Security
  • Operational procedures

The mix of theory and by practical hands on learning led by expertly trained staff.

There are a wide range of computing and IT programmes available within the school. All courses are subject to set entry requirements.

There are no prerequisite qualifications required for this course, however you should have good computer skills.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and mature students with basic computer skills.  

Additional costs: course textbook and discounted optional exam fee (£194.40).

 

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