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This 120-hour A+ course uses the official CompTIA curriculum and is taught by experienced & certified professionals. A+ Certification is a CompTIA program that certifies the competency of entry-level computer service technicians. A+ Certification course prepares for two exams:  220-1001 Essentials (hardware) & 220-1002 Practical Applications (software) exams. Must pass both exams to be A+ Certified. Experts from companies across the IT industry note that A+ certification confirms your knowledge and skills for success in entry-level computer service and support positions. Tasks of these positions include identifying, troubleshooting and repairing computer and printer problems caused by operating systems or hardware issues. Learners are expected to study SIGNIFICANT additional hours outside of classroom training & exam prep time in order to be successful on certification exam.

Before registering for this class, please read the “Statement of Learner Commitment” (link) to be certain you have access to the appropriate technology and can devote the time required to be successful in this class.


Notice: All CompTIA certifications acquired spring 2011 or later are no longer good for life and will require recertification on an annual basis.

Required textbook and two CompTIA A+ exam vouchers are included & provided in class. Student is required to take the certification exam within 60-days of course end date and submit successful certification copy immediately after to VPCC-Workforce Development, 600 Butler Farm Road, Suite A, Hampton, VA 23666 or fax 757-825-3576 or call 757-825-4070 or email wfdinq@vpcc.edu.


Course Topics Include:
  • An introduction to microcomputers
  • Safety, system components, bus architectures
  • Ports, connectors, and cables
  • Expansion boards, storage systems
  • Peripheral devices, portable computing
  • Overview of the MS-DOS operating system
  • Introduction to the latest Windows family of products including: networking; architecture, supporting printers, troubleshooting
  • Introduction to the latest Windows operating systems including: boot process & system administration basics
 
Lab Experiences (Online or In Person):
  • Fundamentals of operating systems
  • Computer hardware basics and concepts
  • Troubleshooting, maintenance and repair
  • Disassembly and assembly procedures
  • Introduction to a variety of new technologies
 
Prerequisite: None, but it is highly recommended that learners have experience and/or prior education in computer technology and applications before taking this class.


 

Class Details

42 Session(s)
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Mon, Wed.  
  Weekly - Sat.  

Location : Online Classes Location : 
  Online Classes.

Instructor : Michael Mann 

CEUs : 12

 

Notice

Please read:  I am enrolling in this class as part of the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program (WCG). As a condition to receiving a grant, I agree to the following terms and conditions as specified on this site: https://vccsedu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe1/preview/SV_0joc3pVdJsrBOAJ *****Note: Lecture Zoom on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6 pm to 9 pm *****Test Prep Sessions are on August 19,21,26, 28. *****Independent Study Date- August 17 and 24

Tuition: 

$4,500.00


Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 05/27/2024, 06/19/2024)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
5/20/2024 - 8/28/2024 Weekly - Mon, Wed 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Hampton, Online Classes  Map Michael Mann  Lecture
5/25/2024 - 8/24/2024 Weekly - Sat 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM Hampton, Online Classes  Map Michael Mann  Lecture

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