The course equips learners with the competencies of an entry-level IT professional, which translates to at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field. Successful candidates will have the capability to assemble components based on customer requirements; install, configure and maintain devices, PCs and software for end users; understand the basics of networking and security/forensics; and properly and safely diagnose, resolve and document common hardware and software issues while applying troubleshooting skills. They will also understand the basics of virtualization, desktop imaging, and deployment.
Attending the CompTIA A+ training equips learners with the skills required for them to become competent and qualified computer technicians. They learn the fundamentals of computer technology: installation and configuration of PCs, laptops and related hardware; basic networking and security; skills required to install and configure PC operating systems; basic troubleshooting methodology; proper safety procedures; as well as how to effectively interact with customers and peers in the IT field. This industry-recognized certification is held by more than a million IT professionals worldwide. It’s vendor neutral, meaning the skills developed aren’t tied to a specific company or technology, keeping your horizons in IT broad and wide.
These are the topics covered in the CompTIA A+ Essentials programme: