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CompTIA A+ Certification

The CompTIA A+ training course is available at the Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness Pitman Training Centres or via Online Distance Learning.

This A+ course provides the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in PC support. So, if you’re looking for a career in IT, this course is a great starting point.

The course is broken down into 2 parts and you’ll learn the skills you need to install, repair, upgrade, configure, optimise, troubleshoot – along with undertaking daily maintenance within a busy IT department, retail computer store or tackling home repairs.

It’s an online study course so you can choose where and when you study. If you prefer a structured learning environment you can study in one of our training centres or, you can login from home or work if you prefer to fit study sessions around other commitments.

The course is fully interactive and there are interactive laboratories and access to pre- and post-test questions so you can be confident by the end of the course that you’re ready to go on and undertake the newest A+ examinations (220-901 and 220-902).

Course duration: 100 hours (approx)

CPD Points: 100


There are two key sections to this course:


Contains 4 domains which focus on the following topics:

• Domain 1: Hardware

• Domain 2: Networking

• Domain 3: Mobile devices

• Domain 4: Hardware and network troubleshooting


Contains 4 domains which cover:

• Domain 1: Windows Operating systems session 1

• Domain 2: Windows Operating systems session 2

• Domain 3: Windows Operating systems session 3

• Domain 4: Other operating systems and technologies

Each domain is broken into sub-sections so you’ll work methodically through each area.

This is a great course suitable for beginners to the IT industry.  Gaining the A+ qualification is essential for anyone looking to pursue a career in IT support for roles such as IT Support Technician, PC Support, IT Helpdesk Engineer etc.

To learn how to install, repair, upgrade, configure, optimise and troubleshoot on PCs and operating systems.

A familiarity with computers and basic computer terminology would be an advantage.

ITA (Individual Training Account) funding may be available for this course subject to eligibility. Please contact us for more information.

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