Course Description

Validate your knowledge and skills as a Computer Service Technician.

This course is an international, vendor-neutral certification recognised by major hardware and software vendors, distributors, and resellers.

This course focuses on the development of professional skills and does not sit on the national framework; however, it leads to a Griffith College award.

Why Study CompTIA A+ at Griffith College?

The CompTIA A+ certification is conducted on a part-time weekend basis over a 10-week period. This course is aimed at Entry-level Service Technicians or those wishing to validate their knowledge and experience by obtaining A+ Certification.

  • You will gain a firm understanding of key topics such as security, safety and environmental issues, and communication and professionalism.
  • You will develop the essential skills required to start a career in IT configuring, upgrading and supporting PCs in the workplace.
  • Option to further your studies in this area by progressing to our CompTIA Network+ course.
  • Griffith College is not an exam testing centre. Exams are separate to the course and are booked and paid separately through
  • In order to achieve CompTIA A+ certification a candidate must pass the two exams: CompTIA A+ Essentials 220-1101 exam and CompTIA A+ IT Technician 220-1102 exam

College Name Griffith College Dublin (GCD)
Course Category Computers & IT (Information Technology)
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Award / Certificate
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 8
Course Duration 10 Saturdays
Course Times 10 days from 9.30am - 3.30pm
Title of Awarding CompTIA A+
Entry Requirements All applicants must be a user of Microsoft Office together with an understanding of basic computing concepts. Mature Students (Over 23 Years): Direct Entry Under 23 Years: 5 O6/H7 grades, to include a language in the Irish Leaving Certificate or equivalent award.
Career Path Upon completion, this programme is the perfect foundation for participants who wish to progress in the workplace. Successful applicants may also elect to pursue further studies in this area by progressing to the CompTIA Network+ course.
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