A Quick Glance

CompTIA A+ is an entry-level certification which provides fundamental understanding of core IT technologies and support skills. Designed for those new to IT, CompTIA A+ is a prerequisite for many support and administration jobs, and because it's vendor-neutral, it can be used anywhere, in any industry.

Our CompTIA A+ course consists of 5 days of rigorous preparation for the CompTIA A+ exam, providing a full understanding of today's technologies and how to use them. This includes PC components, networking devices and operating systems such as Windows.

 

Who should take this course

  • Service Desk Analyst
  • Data Support Technician
  • Help Desk Tech
  • Desktop Support Administrator
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • End User Computing Technician
  • Field Service Technician
  • Help Desk Technician
  • Associate Network Engineer
  • System Support Specialist
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Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites, but basic knowledge of IT and networking is recommended.

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What Will You Learn

CompTIA A+ covers the following technologies:

  • Hardware
  • Operating Systems
  • Software Troubleshooting
  • Networking
  • Hardware and Network Troubleshooting
  • Security
  • Mobile Devices
  • Virtualization and Cloud Computing
  • Operational Procedures
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What's included

  Course Overview

CompTIA A+ certification requires the passing of two exams: 220-1001 and 220-1002. 

220-1001 covers mobile devices, networks, hardware, virtualization and cloud computing. 220-1002 covers operating systems, security, software troubleshooting and operating procedures.

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  Course Content

  • Module 1: PC Components
  • Module 2: Portable Computers
  • Module 3: Operating Systems
  • Module 4: PC Support
  • Module 5: Printers and Scanners
  • Module 6: Networking
  • Module 7: PC Support Industry
  • Module 8: Configuring and Troubleshooting the OS
  • Module 9: Network Support
  • Module 10: PC Maintenance and Troubleshooting
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CompTIA Training

What is CompTIA Certification?

CompTIA is the Computing Technology Industry Association. Created in 1982, among other duties it issues professional IT certifications for those who pass exams. CompTIA’s certifications are issued in over 120 countries and it has provided certifications to 2.2 million people.

 

Steps for achieving CompTIA certification with us:

  • The first step is to enrol onto one of our CompTIA certification courses. These are:
    • CompTIA A+ - Gain an understanding of the fundamentals of IT hardware, technologies and operating systems
    • CompTIA Security+ - Specialise in network security and learn the core skills required to solve problems and maintain cybersecurity
    • CompTIA Network+ - Learn how to configure, manage and administrate networks
  • Choose from online, classroom or virtual training.
  • Once you’ve finished your course and are ready, use the provided exam voucher to book your exam.

 

Advantages of CompTIA certification

  • Industry-recognised and respected
  • Aligned to specific IT career paths and employer expectations
  • Provides core skills which can be used with any technology, hardware or software
  • Join a community of IT professionals with exclusive access to materials and advice to help you in your career

 



CompTIA A+ Certification Schedules

Course Name Duration Dates Price
CompTIA A+ Certification 5 days Reading
26-05-2020
£1644.00
CompTIA A+ Certification 5 days Reading
19-10-2020
£1644.00

About Reading

Located in Berkshire, Reading is a large and historically significant town. It was an important center of trade as well as religion in the medieval period. The Reading Abbey, still has its  12th century abbey gateway and significant ruins intact. Due to the English Civil War the town was damaged severely, causing a significant loss in trade. Reading also played an important role in the Revolution of 1688. It is where the revolution's only significant military action was took place. The Great Western Railway , the brewing business, baking and seed growing all happened in 19th century. Now,Reading boasts of being a  major commercial centre, that involves information technology and insurance. Reading   has, despite its nearness to London, a net inward traveler flow.

 

Reading came up as a settlement way  back in the 8th century. It had become the largest town in Berkshire by 1525 and had a population of around 5000 in the early 17th Century. It was in the 18th century that major iron works in the town came up and the city saw the growth of the brewing business for which Reading is known till date. It was in the 19th century that Reading saw the growth of manufacturing business also.

Economy

Reading is a vital commercial centre in the Thames Valley and Southern England. It is home to the headquarters of many British companies and UK offices of foreign multinationals. It is also a  major retail centre. Daily Reading has an inflow of 30,000 commuters as compared to 24,000 departures. Large companies such as  Microsoft and Oracle  have their headquarters in Reading. Other businesses in Reading are Prudential, PepsiCo and Wrigley. In 2007, an independent poll placed Reading 16th in a league table of best performing retail centres in the UK.

Culture

Reading is known for its Reading Beer Festival which was first held in 1994 and is now known to be one of the largest beer festivals in the UK. It takes place at King's Meadow for the five days immediately preceding the May Day bank holiday every year.  Reading Pride also takes place at Reading, an annual LGBTA festival in Kings Meadow.

 

Museums

The Museum of Reading  contains galleries that showcase the history of Reading . The museum is also home to the excavations of Calleva Atrebatum. It also houses a full-size replica of the Bayeux Tapestry, an art collection, and galleries relating to Huntley and Palmers.

Located in East Reading, The Museum of English Rural Life,is dedicated to the changing face of rural England. It also has collections of public value. It is not only owned but also managed by the University of Reading. The Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology, the Cole Musum of Zoology and the Harris Botanic Gardens are also under the same management. All these museums can be found on the university's Whiteknights Campus.

There is also a small Riverside Museum at Blake's Lock which tells one about Reading's two rivers, the Thames and the Kennet. The Museum of Berkshire Aviation  houses a collection of aircraft and other aviation accessories.

 

 

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