Chicago area career training

CompTIA A+ Certification

Summary

Instructor-led
1895
On-site
Call
Duration
56 Hours
* Pricing and Logistics are subject to change without notice.
 

CompTIA A+ certification is a globally recognized, vendor-neutral validation of the technical knowledge required of foundation-level IT practitioners. This certification serves as the stepping stone for entry into the IT industry and the prerequisite for more advanced CompTIA certifications. Individuals with A+ certification earn salaries ranging from $45K-$80K according to PayScale.com.

Microtrain offers certified instructors, in-classroom instruction, supplemental training materials and the MicroTrain Exam Pass Guarantee.

Certification benefits

Get hired

Eighty-six percent of hiring managers indicate IT certifications are a high or medium priority during the candidate evaluation process. (CompTIA, Employer Perceptions of IT Training and Certification, January 2011)

Get recognized

Sixty-four percent of IT hiring managers rate certifications as having extremely high or high value in validating the skills and expertise of job candidates. (CompTIA, Employer Perceptions of IT Training and Certification, January 2011)

Get ahead

In a survey of 700 IT networking professionals, 60 percent said certification led to a new job. (Network World and SolarWinds, IT Networking Study, October 2011).

When you pass a Microsoft Certification exam, you become a member of the Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) community with access to all of the benefits provided through the Microsoft Certification Program. You can use your Microsoft account to access the MCP member content, where you’ll find lots of ways to keep your skills relevant, applicable, and competitive.

Exams you pass and certifications you earn become part of your official transcript, which you can allow potential employers to access directly. A Microsoft Certification is an industry standard that is recognized worldwide and can help open doors to potential job opportunities.

Who benefits from CompTIA A+ certification?

  • Anyone looking to enter the IT industry in roles such as Technical Support Specialist, Field Service Technician, IT Support Technician, and IT Support Specialist
  • Anyone in the IT industry looking to stay competitive and advance their career by gaining knowledge and certification
  • Anyone in any industry or discipline who wishes to add an edge to their skillset by gaining technical knowledge
  • Anyone interested in pursuing advanced CompTIA certifications such as Network+, Project+, and Security+

About This Course

This course prepares students for the A+ certification exam numbers 220-901 and 220-902.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Manage, maintain, troubleshoot, install, operate and configure office computing equipment
  • Describe computing technologies and basic principles
  • Adhere to professional standards
  • Use testing tools

Although not a prerequisite, it is recommended that CompTIA A+ candidates have at least 12 months of experience in PC repair or adequate academic training.

After achieving this certification, students will be prepared to pursue more advanced CompTIA certifications such as Network+, Project+, and Security+.

WIOA Approved Training Program

Exam Details

Exam 220-901: CompTIA A+

The Logistics of Your Exam

  1. The cost of the exam is an additional $199
  2. Locate a Pearson Vue testing center near you

  3. Create a Pearson Vue Testing Account and Schedule Your Exam

  4. Review CompTIA Certification Exam Policies prior to taking your exam

Exam Information

Exam Code 220-901
Number of Questions Maximum of 90
Passing Score 700 (out of 900)
Types of Questions
  • Multiple choice

  • Multiple response

  • Drag and drops

  • Performance-based

Length of Test 90 minutes
Exam Results Provided immediately

Exam 220-902: CompTIA A+

The Logistics of Your Exam

  1. The cost of the exam is an additional $155
  2. Locate a Pearson Vue testing center near you

  3. Create a Pearson Vue Testing Account and Schedule Your Exam

  4. Review CompTIA Certification Exam Policies prior to taking your exam

Exam Information

Exam Code 220-902
Number of Questions Maximum of 90
Passing Score 700 (out of 900)
Types of Questions
  • Multiple choice

  • Multiple response

  • Drag and drops

  • Performance-based

Length of Test 90 minutes
Exam Results Provided immediately

Course Schedule

Chicago
200 W Adams Suite 410 Chicago, IL 60606
01/29/2018 - 02/09/2018 10:00 am - 03:30 pm
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02/12/2018 - 03/28/2018 06:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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03/26/2018 - 04/06/2018 10:00 am - 03:30 pm
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04/28/2018 - 06/16/2018 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
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06/04/2018 - 06/15/2018 10:00 am - 03:30 pm
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08/06/2018 - 08/17/2018 10:00 am - 03:30 pm
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Lombard
720 E Butterfield Rd Suite 100 Lombard, IL 60148
01/06/2018 - 02/17/2018 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
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01/09/2018 - 02/22/2018 06:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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01/15/2018 - 01/26/2018 10:00 am - 03:30 pm
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03/12/2018 - 03/23/2018 10:00 am - 03:30 pm
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05/07/2018 - 05/18/2018 10:00 am - 03:30 pm
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06/18/2018 - 06/29/2018 10:00 am - 03:30 pm
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06/23/2018 - 08/04/2018 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
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08/20/2018 - 08/31/2018 10:00 am - 03:30 pm
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