Information Technology (IT) CompTIA A+ Career Path
Prepare for industry-leading CompTIA A+ certification to be certified and job-ready for an exciting career as an IT support professional
Do you dream of a career in the exciting and rapidly growing field of Information Technology (IT)? If you’re interested in an exciting, ever-growing career that has a high salary and a potential for continued salary growth, the IT field could be a perfect fit for you. Get the training and skills you need to pursue CompTIA A+ certification trusted by employers worldwide to identify the go-to person in end-point management and technical support roles.
- Installing, configuring, and maintaining software and hardware on desktops and mobile devices
- Computer hardware and networking, including concepts related to virtualization and cloud computing
- Troubleshooting and problem solving core service and support challenges
- Identifying and protecting against security vulnerabilities
- Supporting basic IT infrastructure and networking
Plus, upon completion, you will be prepared to take the CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1001) and Core 2 (220-1002) exams to become a certified CompTIA A+ professional and launch an exciting career in IT.
- 24/7/365 access to engaging courses focused on your goal
- Flexible, self-paced learning
- Instruction and helpful feedback from certified teachers
- Guidance and support from experienced life coaches
* Certification exams are not included. Exam registration and fees must be completed separately.
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With our flexible schedules and self-paced programs, you choose when you want to work on your assigments - day or night! Courses are available 24/7/365.
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Highly-qualified certified teachers are trained to bring online learning to life through regular communication, live and recorded lessons, and live help office hours. In addition, our passionate, experienced GlobalED Life Coaches work 1-on-1 with you to guide, support, and keep you on track to meet your goals.
Information Technology (IT) CompTIA A+ Courses
6 courses • Estimated average of 360 total hours of self-paced instruction
|Principles of Information Technology A/B|
|You will learn the fundamentals of computer systems, identify basic computer hardware components, describe input and output devices and peripheral devices, and compare different types of storage devices. You'll also learn about operating systems and application software. You’ll learn to install, configure, and maintain software and hardware. You’ll explore the internet and the World Wide Web, and various ways to communicate using the internet while minimizing security risks. You'll discuss legal and ethical issues in information technology. You'll learn to use word processors, presentation software, and spreadsheets, and learn about techniques to extract information from a database.|
|CompTIA A+ 220-1001 (Sem A)|
|This course is focused on the exam objectives of CompTIA A+ 220-1001. Students will learn about computer hardware and networking, including concepts related to virtualization and cloud computing. Students will learn about mobile devices and their features. Students will learn how to identify and troubleshoot problems related to hardware, networking, printers, storage devices, and mobile devices. Unit activities in the course help students to develop and apply critical thinking skills. Animations and screenshot-based slideshows included in the lesson keep students engaged. Students can understand technical concepts easily. Simulations provide students a real computer environment to practice various procedural steps. These simulations emulate the CompTIA A+ performance-based questions. Practice test at the end of the course help students to practice questions that are parallel to the CompTIA A+ 220-1001 certification exam.|
|CompTIA A+ 220-1002 (Sem B)|
|This course is focused on the exam objectives of CompTIA A+ 220-1002. Students will learn about the features and tools in Windows, Mac/Linux, and mobile operating systems. Students will learn about security, cloud computing, and operational procedures. Students will also learn how to use remote access tools and identify and troubleshoot problems related to operating systems, security, and mobile applications. Unit activities in the course help students to develop and apply critical thinking skills. Animations and screenshot-based slideshows included in the lesson keep students engaged. Students can understand technical concepts very easily. Simulations provide students a real computer environment to practice various procedural steps. These simulations emulate the CompTIA A+ performance-based questions. Practice test at the end of the course help students to practice questions that are parallel to the CompTIA A+ 220-1002 certification exam.|
|Cybersecurity 1a: Foundation|
|We depend more and more on the technologies we interact with every day, and we put more and more of our personal data out there online. Can all of that data really be kept “secret”? We all need to know more about how to protect our personal information, especially given how much we rely on and use our network devices and media. You’ll learn about the various parts of your computer, how they work together, and how you can manipulate them to keep your data safe. You’ll also dive into the tools, technologies, and methods that will help protect you from an attack and discover the many opportunities in the rapidly growing field of cybersecurity.|
|Web Technologies A/B|
|This course will cover careers in web technology, uses of web technology, and emerging trends in web technology. It also covers principles of design and creation of graphics. In addition, the course covers Internet protocols, web development tools, and client-server processing. The course also covers web page creation using HTML and style sheets. Finally, the course covers website design and the web development process.|
|Computer Programming I A/B|