Course Description

This A+ course provides the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in PC support. So, if you’re looking for a career in IT, this course is a great starting point.

The course is broken down into 2 parts and you’ll learn the skills you need to install, repair, upgrade, configure, optimise, troubleshoot – along with undertaking daily maintenance within a busy IT department, retail computer store or tackling home repairs.

It’s an online study course so you can choose where and when you study. If you prefer a structured learning environment you can study in one of our training centres or, you can login from home or work if you prefer to fit study sessions around other commitments.

The course is fully interactive and there are interactive laboratories and access to pre- and post-test questions so you can be confident by the end of the course that you’re ready to go on and undertake the newest A+ examinations (220-901 and 220-902).

Benefits: –

• The flexibility and value of a self-study course designed to enable you to work at your own pace;

• The opportunity to gain the widely recognised Pitman Training certificate;

• The opportunity to gain an IT industry recognised certification*

There are two key sections to this course: –

Part 1 – contains 4 domains which focus on the following topics:

Domain 1: Hardware

Domain 2: Networking

Domain 3: Mobile devices

Domain 4: Hardware and network troubleshooting

Part 2 – contains 4 domains which cover:

Domain 1: Windows Operating systems session 1

Domain 2: Windows Operating systems session 2

Domain 3: Windows Operating systems session 3

Domain 4: Other operating systems and technologies

Each domain is broken into sub-sections so you’ll work methodically through each area.

College Name Pitman Training Centre (Limerick)
Course Category A+ Certification, Computers & IT (Information Technology)
Course Type Blended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course Qualification Level 1 Certificate
Course Location Limerick, Ireland
Delivery mode Blended Learning - Elearning / Skills Workshops
Course Fee POA
Course Duration around 100 hours
Entry Requirements Before starting this course a familiarity with computers and basic computer terminology would be an advantage but no formal IT qualifications are required to be obtained prior to starting this course.
Career Path If you study this A+ training course you will have the ability to work as an IT Professional, maybe as an IT Support Technician, or work on a helpdesk in an IT support department or even start your own business up as a self-employed technician repairing PCs etc. Further on from this training you could look to specialise in Server Support, Network Support or IT Security. All these options will require additional study to full grasp the technical abilities but could lead to a rewarding career as a Network Support Technician, Server Support Technician or IT Support Manager for example.
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Course Provider

Pitman Training Centre (Limerick)

Unit 8 Chapel Court, Cathedral Place, Limerick, Republic of Ireland

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