CompTIA A+

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2 yrs

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Validate your skills in core hardware and operating system technologies with CompTIA A+, the most recognised and trusted credential for entry-level service technicians.

This Skillsoft course will train you in everything you need to know to pass the exams for the CompTIA A+ certification. You'll need to sit the exams separately.

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Self paced. 48 hours (e.g. 8 hours a week = finish in 6 weeks). Complete within 2 years.
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Course content

  • Motherboards
  • BIOS and startup
  • RAM
  • Storage solutions
  • CPUs
  • Connectors and connections
  • Peripheral devices
  • Display devices
  • Different computer form factors
  • Introduction to networking
  • Network protocols and cabling
  • Wireless networking
  • Broadband routers
  • Internet connections
  • Mobile computing
  • Portable computer hardware
  • Printers
  • Printer maintenance
  • Troubleshooting printers
  • Miscellaneous tools and connectors
  • Troubleshooting peripheral and mobile devices
  • Windows overview and installation
  • Windows interaction and personalisation
  • Windows utilities and management
  • Windows applications and features
  • Adding hardware to Windows and storage options
  • Networking with the Windows operating system
  • Monitoring the Windows OS and an introduction to other OSs
  • Mac OSX features and an introduction to Linux
  • Shell and terminal commands for Linux or Mac OSX
  • Introduction to mobile operating systems
  • Introduction to virtualization and basic security concepts
  • Windows security features and management
  • Common troubleshooting and security practices
  • A practical approach to troubleshooting
  • Safety
  • Various features and requirements of Microsoft OS

Entry requirements

  • Candidates for the exam should have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

What you’ll learn

Become certified in:

  • Installing, configuring and troubleshooting personal computer components
  • Troubleshooting problems with laptops and peripherals
  • Installing, configuring and troubleshooting printers
  • Installing, configuring and troubleshooting network connections
  • Installing and upgrading operating systems
  • Installign hardware, software and data security


Certification is awarded by CompTIA and is globally recognised. 

Support and delivery

Skillsoft & SEEK Learning partnership

SEEK Learning provides training from Skillsoft, the premier global provider of IT e-learning courseware.

Skillsoft does not generally offer courses directly to individuals, but our partnership enables us to exclusively offer A+ training directly to you.

Skillsoft courses are developed according to the certification specifications of leading vendors.

Why get certified?

Certifications show potential employers that you're serious about building skills and staying up-to-date in your chosen field of expertise.

CompTIA is the world's largest developer of vendor-neutral IT certification exams. CompTIA certifications are globally recognised and a great way to start and advance your IT career.

CompTIA A+ validates your ability to perform tasks such as installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and basic networking. This certification proves to employers that you have the latest skills required of today's computer support professionals.

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