CompTIA A+ Boot Camp Overview  

What you’ll learn

This boot camp covers the IT Fundamentals. You will learn foundational concepts related to computer hardware and software, networking, databases, programming, information systems, and data security. This course is designed to prepare you to pass the CompTIA A+ 1002 certification.

The CompTIA A+ Certification is the preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles.

Also, the course includes several hands-on labs to reinforce the concepts students are learning.

  • How to install various operating systems
  • Software concepts such as creating, managing, and troubleshooting virtual machines, while implementing various operating systems parameters in Microsoft and Linux environments.
  • Troubleshooting Skills
  • Operating system security postures

Course Text: CompTIA CertMaster Learn

Applied Activities: LABs

Certification Outcome: CompTIA A+

Who should attend

Information technology field

Our instructor-led CompTIA A+ Training is ideal for those new to the information technology field, individuals interested in a career change, or anyone looking to better understand how computers work. Our program can help individuals access entry-level positions at technology companies as computer technicians or IT professionals. 

Certification details

Our 15 week boot camp certification training provides hands-on experience in preparation for the CompTIA A+ 1002 certification. The exam covers installing and configuring operating systems, mobile devices, storage devices, expanded security, software troubleshooting, and operational procedures. Other domain areas may include: 

  • Network connections
  • Peripheral components
  • How to How to input devices
  • Desktop Imaging
  • PC Hardware
  • Cloud computing
  • Raid arrays
  • Input devices

Required Exams

CompTIA A+ Required Exams

It is recommended that individuals undergo the CompTIA A+ Certification Boot Camp to receive both the A+ 220-1001 and 220-1002 exams. This training will provide the necessary footing to pursue additional certifications like Server+, though this may be bypassed with enough self-study and computer experience. 

The CompTIA A+ Exams include multiple-choice questions, drag-and-drop activities, and performance-based items to test one’s ability to solve problems in a simulated environment. 

Prerequisites

While there are no existing prerequisites for our certification exam training, a general understanding of using Apple OS, Microsoft Windows, mobile devices, and other operating systems is recommended. 

Why CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for a career in IT

CompTIA A+ Certification will prepare you for a successful IT career

Today’s computer support professionals must maintain an understanding of the basics of virtualization, deployment, and desktop imaging. They should also be prepared to provide appropriate customer support when necessary. 

The CompTIA A+ Certification will prepare you for a successful IT career or a promotion in your current position. These credentials remain the qualifying preference for technical support and IT operational roles. 

Breaking into Cybersecurity with CompTIA

As we rely more heavily on digital devices for day-to-day operations, data breaches will become increasingly common. With cybercrime on the rise, the need for cybersecurity professionals continues to grow. 

In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts employment among information security analysts will grow by over 30% over the next decade. That rate far exceeds that expected for other professions. 

After completing both the A+ 220-1001 and 220-1002 CompTIA exams, recipients may pursue the CompTIA Cybersecurity Career Pathway. This program will instill within students the network security skills needed to protect organizations from cyberattacks and threats. 

Individuals will be prepared for intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs as IT auditors, systems administrators, network administrators, and security administrators. 

Average A+ Salary

According to information collected by Payscale, the average salary for individuals with A+ certification ranges from $38,248 to $74,186.

Training Camp Accepts GI Bill®

The US Department approves our CompTIA A+Training Camp of Veterans Affairs to accept these education benefits for select certification programs, both Live Online and In-Person.

Get more information on how to use the GI Bill for your IT certifications

FAQs

Is CompTIA A+ worth it?

A CompTIA A+ Certification is a great starting point for individuals interested in a career as a computer service technician. Today, over 1.2 million certifications have been issued, serving as the preferred qualifying credential among IT professionals. 

Is the A+ exam hard?

The CompTIA A+ Exam includes multiple-choice questions, drag-and-drop activities, and performance-based items and takes 90 minutes to complete. The exam has the same level of difficulty as other entry-level professional licensure exams.

What does the A+ Certification represent?

The A+ Certification represents expertise in various areas of internet technology, along with the ability to document common hardware, maintain devices, and safely diagnose software issues.

How much can you make with an A+ certification?

The average salary for individuals with A+ certification ranges from $38,248 to $74,186.