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Course Description

A+ is a good starting point for entering a career in Information Technology as it provides foundational skills and knowledge.

Jobs that use knowledge gained in an A+ course include Help Desk Technician, Technical Support Specialist, Service Desk Analyst, Data Support Technician, and others. It is recommended that you consider continued learning in related areas such as Networking and Security.

This course prepares you for the two parts of the CompTIA A+ certification. Additional self-study is highly recommended.

Learner Outcomes

- Hardware - Identifying, using, and connecting hardware components and devices

- Operating Systems - Installing and supporting Windows OS including command line and client support. Understanding Mac OS, Linux, and mobile OS

- Software Troubleshooting - Troubleshooting PC and mobile device issues including application security support

- Networking - Explaining types of networks and connections including TCP/IP, WiFi, and SOHO

- Hardware and Network Troubleshooting - Troubleshooting device and network issues

- Security - Identifying and protecting against security vulnerabilities for devices and their network connections

- Mobile Devices - Installing and configuring laptops and other mobile devices

- Virtualization and Cloud Computing - Comparing and contrasting cloud computing concepts and set up client-side virtualization

- Operational Procedures - Following best practices for safety, environmental impacts, and communication and professionalism

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Type
Online, fixed date
Days
Th, M
Time
5:30PM to 7:00PM
Dates
Aug 20, 2020 to Oct 01, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
40.0
Course Fee(s)
Hon CC non-credit $995.00
Section Notes

This course is distance-delivered with a combination of live lectures and online videos, readings, and labs. Access to a computer with Internet access is required. 

No meeting on Sep 7, 2020.

Type
Online, fixed date
Days
Th, M
Time
5:30PM to 7:00PM
Dates
Oct 01, 2020 to Nov 12, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
40.0
Course Fee(s)
Hon CC non-credit $995.00
Section Notes

This course is distance-delivered with a combination of live lectures and online videos, readings, and labs. Access to a computer with Internet access is required. 

No meeting on November 3, 2020.

Type
Online, fixed date
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Oct 12, 2020 to Oct 30, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
40.0
Course Fee(s)
Hon CC non-credit $1,475.00
Section Notes

This course is distance-delivered with a combination of live lectures, readings, and labs. Access to a computer with Internet access is required. Self-study is expected outside of class hours.
Although test prep for the certification exams is included, additional self-study is required. Price includes certification exams which are scheduled for the last days of the course.

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