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CompTIA A+ with Practice Lab

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  • Course Type Online Course
  • Course Duration 35 Hours
  • Course Access 12 Months
  • Awarded By CompTIA
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The CompTIA A+ is recognised as one of the top entry-level certifications in the industry. It validates your understanding of the most common hardware and software technologies in business and certifies the skills to support complex IT infrastructures.
Course Description

My Training Academy's CompTIA A+ course will provide learners with everything required to achieve the IT industry's entry level certification, CompTIA A+. The course will enhance your knowledge and skills on installation and maintenance of PC's, mobile devices, operating systems, printers and other necessary computer technology skills. It will also prepare learners for the CompTIA A+ 220-1001 and CompTIA A+ 220-1002 exams.

The CompTIA A+ is a globally recognised, vendor-neutral certification held by IT professionals around the world, it is seen as a top entry-level certification in the industry.

As part of this course package, learners will also have access to an online Practice Lab to develop their practical skills whilst learning. Practice Labs makes studying for an exam or learning new technologies an engaging experience, as It offers:

  • Exam based practical tasks
  • Real equipment, absolutely no simulations
  • Access to the latest industry technologies
  • Available anytime, anywhere on any device
  • Break and Reset functionality
  • No hardware or licensing costs

After completing this course, you will learn the skills and knowledge required to work effectively in a professional IT environment. Get the skills employers are currently looking for, enrol on the CompTIA A+ course today!

This course comes with a 14 day money back guarantee so enrol today and get started.

Bulk discounts

Bulk discounts are available on purchases of 10 or more courses.

If you wish to discuss a large individual order for this course, and/or would like to be invoiced in advance, please call our sales team on 0808 175 1269 to make an enquiry.

Who is this course for?

Anyone looking to kick start their IT career.

By choosing online learning instead of a classroom based course, it eliminates the need for time away from work, saving you valuable time and money. It is ideal for those with tight schedules as our online courses give you 12 months unlimited access to all the course materials, so you can study at a pace that suits you. Allowing you to easily resume your studies whenever you have the time. All you need is internet connection to study, so you can study from the comfort of your home or any environment that suits you.

Course Assessment Process

To earn your official A+ certification from CompTIA, you will need to study the training courses and achieve a passing mark for both compulsory exams. These two exams include the 220-1001 exam which should be completed first before starting the 220-1002 exam.

  • CompTIA A+ 220-1001 - This exam covers mobile devices, networking technology, hardware, virtualization and cloud computing and network troubleshooting. 
  • CompTIA A+ 220-1002 - The second exam covers installing and configuring operating systems, expanded security, software troubleshooting and operational procedures.  

To prepare you for your exam, we provide interactive quizzes after each module and a mock exam at the end of your course to ensure you’re fully prepared for the real thing. Once you’ve passed with at least 85%, you’ll be ready to book your exam as a private candidate. To make life easier, we can help you find an appropriate exam centre and give you all the information you need to secure your place. 

 Please note that the CompTIA exam fees are not included in the course price. To find the latest exam prices, visit:

Once you’re fully prepared and ready to sit your exam, all you’ll have to do is purchase your exam voucher and schedule your exam at a test centre near you. You can use the Pearson Vue Test Locator to find test centre locations near you.For more information on how to schedule your exams, please visit our schedule my exams page.

Got a question about exams? Contact our course advisors by email or by phone on 0808 175 1269. We're happy to help!


Our training works on all devices including Mobile phones, IPad’s, Android tablets, Macs and PC’s.

For the best viewing experience on our state-of-the-art eLearning platform we recommend an internet connection of 10Mbps or better. Please also use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox as your browser with Adobe Flash Player.

Course Media
Career Path

We've put together a list of relevant job titles you can apply for after achieving the CompTIA A+ certification (note that some careers may require further study, training and/or work experience):

  • IT Support Technician
  • 1st Line Support Engineer
  • Helpdesk Technician
  • Desktop Support Technician
  • Field Service Technician
  • Hardware Installation Co-ordinator

Career Advice

Once you have achieved your certification, you'll have full access to our recruitment package for a wide range of information and advice - including:

  • How to put together a killer CV, Covering Letters and Thank You emails.
  • How to gain relevant work experience.
  • How to prepare for interviews.
  • How to understand Job adverts.
  • How to choose the right recruitment agency.
  • How to look for work on LinkedIn.
  • Information on dealing with redundancy.

Our careers advice section is available for you to see now. For more information about our career advice services, contact us on 0808 175 1269 to speak with one of our friendly course advisors today.

Career Development

Getting a CompTIA certification will always help you stand out from the crowd, now and in the future - whether you're just starting out, developing your career, or changing direction entirely.


Research by e-Skills UK has shown that IT and telecommunications now employs 1 in 20 of the UK workforce. It also suggests the digital sector will need nearly 300,000 new recruits by 2020 to meet the demand for skills in this area.

Course Outline

CompTIA A+ 220-901

Module 1 Introduction to Personal Computers and IT Certification

  • 1.1 Personal Computer Concepts Part 1
  • 1.2 Personal Computer Concepts Part 2
  • 1.3 Becoming an IT Professional
  • 1.4 Certification Basics
  • 1.5 Review

Module 2 Internal Hardware Components

  • 2.1 Motherboards Part 1
  • 2.2 Motherboards Part 2
  • 2.3 BIOS Part 1
  • 2.4 BIOS Part 2
  • 2.5 BIOS Part 3
  • 2.6 Power Supplies Part 1
  • 2.7 Power Supplies Part 2
  • 2.8 Central Processing Unit Part 1
  • 2.9 Central Processing Unipart 2
  • 2.10 Central Processing Unit Part 3
  • 2.11 Memory Part 1
  • 2.12 Memory Part 2
  • 2.13 Review

Module 3 Storage Fundamentals

  • 3.1 Storage Overview
  • 3.2 Magnetic Drives
  • 3.3 Solid State And Flash Drives
  • 3.4 Optical Drives
  • 3.5 RAID Technologies
  • 3.6 Tape Drives
  • 3.7 Installing Hard Drives
  • 3.8 Review

Module 4 Expanding Hardware Capabilities

  • 4.1 Expansion Components Overview Part 1
  • 4.2 Expansion Components Overview Part 2
  • 4.3 Expansion Technologies Part 1
  • 4.4 Expansion Technologies Part 2
  • 4.5 Video Cards Part 1
  • 4.6 Video Cards Part 2
  • 4.7 Sound Cards
  • 4.8 Networking Interface Cards
  • 4.9 Alternative Expansion Devices
  • 4.10 Review

Module 5 Working with Peripheral Devices

  • 5.1 Peripheral Devices Overview
  • 5.2 Input Devices Part 1
  • 5.3 Input Devices Part 2
  • 5.4 Input Devices Part 3
  • 5.5 Output Devices Video Monitors Part 1
  • 5.6 Output Devices Video Monitors Part 2
  • 5.7 Output Devices Video Monitors Part 3
  • 5.8 Output Device sprinters And ScannersPart1
  • 5.9 Output Devices Printers And Scanners Part2
  • 5.10 Output Device sprinters And Scanners Part 3
  • 5.11 Output Devices Printers And Scanners Part 4
  • 5.12 Input And Output Devices
  • 5.13 Review

Module 6 Mobiles Devices

  • 6.1 Mobile Devices Overview
  • 6.2 Laptop Computer Components Part 1
  • 6.3 Laptop Computer Components Part 2
  • 6.4 Laptop Computer Expansion Capabilities
  • 6.5 Replacing Portable Computer Components Part 1
  • 6.6 Replacing Portable Computer Components Part 2
  • 6.7 Additional Mobile Devices Part 1
  • 6.8 Additional Mobile Devices Part 2
  • 6.9 Mobile Device Ports And Connectors
  • 6.10 Review

Module 7 Computer Networking

  • 7.1 Networking Fundamentals Part 1
  • 7.2 Networking Fundamentals Part 2
  • 7.3 Network Devices Part 1
  • 7.4 Network Devices Part 2
  • 7.5 Cable And Connectors Part 1
  • 7.6 Cable And Connectors Part 2
  • 7.8 TCP/IP Fundamentals Part 1
  • 7.9 TCP/IP FundamentalsPart2
  • 7.10 TCP/IP FundamentalsPart3
  • 7.11 TCP/IP Fundamentals Part 4
  • 7.12 TCP/IP Fundamentals Part 5
  • 7.13 Internet Connectivity
  • 7.14 Wireless Networks Part 1
  • 7.15 Wireless Networks Part 2

Module 8 Hardware and Network Troubleshooting

  • Troubleshooting Models Part 1
  • Troubleshooting Models Part 2
  • Troubleshooting Physical Issues Part 1
  • Troubleshooting Physical Issues Part 2
  • Troubleshooting Physical Issues Part 3
  • Troubleshooting Networking Issues Part 1
  • Troubleshooting Networking Issues Part 2
  • Troubleshooting Mobile Devices
  • Troubleshooting Printers

CompTIA A+ 220-902

Module 1 Introduction to Operating Systems

  • Introduction
  • Operating Systems Overview Part 1
  • Operating Systems Overview Part 2
  • Operating Systems Functions Part 1
  • Operating Systems Functions Part 2
  • Windows OS Versions Part 1
  • Windows OS Versions Part 2
  • Windows OS Versions Part 3
  • Basic Navigation and Management Part 1
  • Basic Navigation and Management Part 2

Module 2 Installing Windows Operating Systems

  • 2.1 Pre Installing Task
  • 2.2 Performing Clean Installs Part 1
  • 2.3 Performing Clean Installs Part 2
  • 2.4 Performing Upgrades
  • 2.5 Migrating User Data

Module 3 Configuration and Management in Windows

  • 3.1 Using Control Panel and PC Settings Part 1
  • 3.2 Using Control Panel and PC Settings Part 2
  • 3.3 Using Control Panel and PC Settings Part 3
  • 3.4 Using Graphical Administrative Tools Part 1
  • 3.5 Using Graphical Administrative Tools Part 2
  • 3.6 Using Graphical Administrative Tools Part 3
  • 3.7 Using Graphical Administrative Tools Part 4
  • 3.8 Using Command Line Administrative Tools
  • 3.9 Configuring Networking Part 1
  • 3.10 Configuring Networking Part 2
  • 3.11 Configuring Networking Part 3
  • 3.12 Operating System Security Part 1
  • 3.13 Operating System Security Part 2
  • 3.14 Operating System Security Part 3
  • 3.15 Windows Preventative Maintenance

Module 4 Utilizing Alternative Operating Systems

  • 4.1 Mac and Linux Overview
  • 4.2 OS Features and Tools
  • 4.3 Best Practices Using Alternative Operating Systems
  • 4.4 Basic Command Line Administration in Linux
  • 4.5 Network Operating Systems Part 1
  • 4.6 Network Operating Systems Part 2

Module 5 Virtualization and Cloud Computing

  • 5.1 Understanding Virtualization
  • 5.2 Basic Cloud Concepts
  • Module 6 Managing Mobile Devices
  • 6.1 Mobile Devices Overview
  • 6.2 Mobile Operating Systems
  • 6.3 Network Connectivity and Email
  • 6.4 Mobile Device Synchronization

Module 7 Understanding System Security

  • 7.1 Understanding Threats to Security Part 1
  • 7.2 Understanding Threats to Security Part 2
  • 7.3 Understanding Threats to Security Part 3
  • 7.4 Understanding Common Prevention Methods Part 1
  • 7.5 Understanding Common Prevention Methods Part 2
  • 7.6 Understanding Common Prevention Methods Part 3

Module 8 Troubleshooting and Operational Procedures

  • 8.1 Troubleshooting Theory
  • 8.2 Communication and Professionalism Part 1
  • 8.3 Communication and Professionalism Part 2
  • 8.4 Operational and Safety Procedures
  • 8.5 Security and Privacy Guidelines for Troubleshooting
  • 8.6 Troubleshooting Operating Systems Part 1
  • 8.7 Troubleshooting Operating Systems Part 2
  • 8.8 Troubleshooting Mobile Devices Part 1
  • 8.9 Troubleshooting Mobile Devices Part 2
  • 8.10 Troubleshooting Common Security Issues Part 1
  • 8.11 Troubleshooting Common Security Issues Part 2
  • 8.12 Conclusion
Training Features
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    We only uses the industry’s finest instructors to develop our courses. They have a minimum of 15 years real-world experience and are subject matter experts in their fields. Unlike a live class, you can fast-forward, repeat or rewind all your lectures. This creates a personal learning experience and gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it around your schedule 24/7.

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    Our custom practice exams prepare you for your exams differently and more effectively than the traditional exam preps on the market. You will have practice quizzes after each module to ensure you are confident on the topic you have completed before proceeding. This will allow you to gauge your effectiveness before moving to the next module in your course. Our Courses also include practice exams designed to replicate and mirror the environment in the testing centre. These exams are on average 100 questions to ensure you are 100% prepared before taking your certification exam.

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    Our courseware includes instructor-led demonstrations and visual presentations that allow students to develop their skills based on real world scenarios explained by the instructor. Our Courseware always focuses on real world scenarios and skill-set development.

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    Our self-paced training programs are designed in a modular fashion to allow you the flexibility to work with expert level instruction anytime 24/7. All courses are arranged in defined sections with navigation controls allowing you to control the pace of your training. This allows students to learn at their own pace around their schedule.

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    We Have designed a world class Learning Management System (LMS). This system allows you to interact and collaborate with other students, form study groups, engage in discussions in our NOW@ Forums, rate and “like” different courses and stay up to date with all the latest industry knowledge through our forums, student contributions and announcement features. This LMS is unmatched in the industry and makes learning fun and enjoyable.

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    Our Courseware knows that education is not a one size fits all approach. Students learn in different ways through different tools. That is why we provide Flash Cards and Education Games throughout our courses. This will allow you to train in ways that keep you engaged and focused. Each course will have dozens of Flash Cards so you can sharpen your skill-sets throughout your training as well as educational games designed to make sure your retention level of the materials is extremely high.

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    Each student will have 12 months unlimited access to allow you to have access to the training anytime 24/7.

EBooks and Practice Labs

Need Practical Experience?

As a bolt-on option, we offer Practice Labs as it provides users with an online lab platform to develop their practical skills in IT technologies such as CompTIA, Microsoft, Cisco and VMWare.

In addition to the hardware you require, you also gain access to high quality practical exercises covering exam topics to help you to maximize your study time and increase your results. Practice Labs are highly effective and offer a cheaper alternative to setting up your own test environment.

You will gain unlimited access to the Practice Labs for 12 months- helping you to consolidate your learning and prepare you for work.

Gain access to our E-Book's Library

This bolt-on option will provide you with a wealth of research and reference material to help you make the most of your studies. Our e-book's library will serve as a great addition to your course material and provide massive savings in comparison to the cost of buying additional study books to support your learning.

For more information about our career advice services, contact us on 0808 175 1269 to speak with one of our friendly course advisors today.

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