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The CompTIA A+ Core Series courses are perfect for those individuals looking to start a new career in the IT sector. For the more experienced, gaining a CompTIA A+ qualification will validate skills and can give your career in IT a substantial lift. This course package contains both the newly revised CompTIA A+ 220-1001 and 220-1002 (Core 1 & Core 2) course content.


The certification covers a solid foundation of knowledge. It demonstrates to students the fundamentals as far as the installation and maintenance of hardware as well as the customisation and operation of various platforms , i.e. mobile devices.


This internationally recognised certification has remained extremely popular in the IT field. It focuses on a wide array of subjects such as networking, laptops and mobile devices, installation & configuration of various operating systems, security and network trouble-shooting to name but a few.


The new CompTIA A+ Core Series requires candidates to pass two exams: Core 1 (220-1001) and Core 2 (220-1002) covering the following new content:


  • Demonstrate baseline security skills for IT support professionals
  • Configure device operating systems, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Chrome OS, Android and iOS and administer client-based as well as cloud-based (SaaS) software
  • Troubleshoot and problem solve core service and support challenges while applying best practices for documentation, change management, and scripting
  • Support basic IT infrastructure and networking
  • Configure and support PC, mobile and IoT device hardware
  • Implement basic data backup and recovery methods and apply data storage and management best practices




Course Outline

The new CompTIA A+ Core Series requires candidates to pass two exams: Core 1 (220-1001) and Core 2 (220-1002) covering the following new content:

Course Outline
220-1001 (Core 1)
Course Outline
220-1002 (Core 2)

CompTIA A+ 220-1001 covers mobile devices, networking technology, hardware, virtualisation and cloud computing and network trouble-shooting.



CompTIA A+ 220-1001 overview


  • Operating Systems 27%


  • Security 24%


  • Software Troubleshooting 26%


  • Operational Procedures 23%




* % = the make up of the exams


CompTIA A+ 220-1002 covers installing and configuring operating systems, expanded security, software trouble-shooting and operational procedures.


CompTIA A+ 220-1002 overview


  • Mobile Devices 14%


  • Networking 20%


  • Hardware 27%


  • Virtualisation and Cloud Computing 12%


  • Hardware and Network Troubleshooting 27%


* % = the make up of the exams



Candidates must complete both 1001 and 1002 to earn certification.



  • There are 90 Questions
  • The Questions are multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops and performance based
  • The length of test is 90 Minutes per exam
  • Passing Score for the exams are for the 220-1001: 675 (on a scale of 100-900) and 220-1002: 700 (on a scale of 100-900)


Learn via: Classroom / Attend from Anywhere

Online Training - Duration: 12 month’s 


Cost £645+ Vat (£774)
Finance options available



Price includes:

All students :


• Live practical lab facilities

• Mock examinations


• Support Via MCT (Microsoft Certified Trainers)

• 12 months (one year) unrestricted access

• Practice lab access


• Full training materials built around the syllabus by an MCT (Microsoft Certified Trainer)

• Free UK based support team, available on an 020 or 0800 number



Reasons Why You Should Get CompTIA A+ Certified

Reasons Why You Should Get CompTIA A+ Certified

Why your employer wants you to have your Microsoft certification



  • CompTIA A+ Certification is widely respected and supported in the IT field


  • CompTIA A+ Certification is globally accepted and recognised


  • Vendor neutral better opportunities to broaden your career


  • Opportunity to explore advanced courses


  • Opportunity to earn bigger at a higher role


If you are passionate about your career, earning a certification is the right way to go to enhance your career potential. It is important to mention that you need to take steps to prepare for the exam when applying for your credential. There are different platforms online where you can train and prepare for your examination. In addition to this, you can also get some great resource books that will help you pass your certification test without stress.

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