The CompTIA A+ certification is one of the most recognized and respected certifications for entry-level IT professionals, particularly those in technical support and IT operational roles. 

The certification is designed to validate foundational IT skills and knowledge necessary for a career in IT support. It covers a wide range of topics, including hardware, software, networking, security, and troubleshooting.

Target Audience

The CompTIA A+ certification is ideal for individuals looking to start a career in IT or those who are already in entry-level IT roles and want to solidify their foundational knowledge and skills.


  • Lesson 1: Installing Motherboards and Connectors
  • Lesson 2: Installing System Devices
  • Lesson 3: Troubleshooting PC Hardware
  • Lesson 4: Comparing Local Networking Hardware
  • Lesson 5: Configuring Network Addressing and Internet Connections
  • Lesson 6: Supporting Network Services
  • Lesson 7: Summarizing Virtualization and Cloud Concepts
  • Lesson 8: Supporting Mobile Devices
  • Lesson 9: Supporting Print Devices
  • Lesson 10: Configuring Windows
  • Lesson 11: Managing Windows
  • Lesson 12: Identifying OS Types and Features
  • Lesson 13: Supporting Windows
  • Lesson 14: Managing Windows Networking
  • Lesson 15: Managing Linux and macOS
  • Lesson 16: Configuring SOHO Network Security
  • Lesson 17: Managing Security Settings
  • Lesson 18: Supporting Mobile Software
  • Lesson 19: Using Support and Scripting Tools
  • Lesson 20: Implementing Operational Procedures


  • Industry Recognition: CompTIA A+ is globally recognized as a standard certification for entry-level IT professionals.
  • Job Opportunities: Many entry-level IT support roles require or prefer candidates with CompTIA A+ certification.
  • Skill Validation: Earning the certification validates your foundational IT skills and knowledge, boosting your credibility in the eyes of employers.
  • Career Advancement: CompTIA A+ can serve as a stepping stone to more advanced IT certifications and higher-level roles within IT organizations.
  • Vendor Neutrality: The certification is vendor-neutral, meaning it’s not tied to any specific technology or product, making it versatile and applicable across various IT environments.
  • The CompTIA A+ certification is an excellent starting point for individuals looking to launch a career in IT support or validate their foundational IT skills and knowledge.


9 to 12 months hands-on experience is recommended in the lab or in the field.

Exam Details

The CompTIA A+ certification requires candidates to pass two exams:

  • Core 1 (220-1101): This exam covers topics such as mobile devices, networking technology, hardware, virtualization and cloud computing, and network troubleshooting.
    • Multiple-Choice and Performance-Based Questions
    • 90 minutes
  • Core 2 (220-1102): This exam covers topics such as operating systems (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android), security, software troubleshooting, and operational procedures.
    • Multiple-Choice and Performance-Based Questions
    • 90 minutes

Class Duration

5 days