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CompTIA® A+ Certification

Course number : 2040034   ID : 15957    Section Number : 31L
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Instructional Mode: Learn@Home and On Campus (Hybrid – Instructor-led)

Course Description: This course will give you the foundations needed for the CompTIA® A+ Core Series certification exams. Through lectures and lab exercises, you will learn to configure and support PC, mobile and IoT device hardware, configure device operating systems, and implement basic data backup and recovery methods. You will learn how to administer client-based as well as cloud-based (SaaS) software and support basic IT infrastructure and networking. You will also gain skills to troubleshoot and problem solve core service and support challenges while applying best practices for documentation, change management, and the use of scripting in IT support. This course aligns to the CompTIA Core 1 and Core 2 exams.  Prerequisite: Working knowledge of personal computers. 

Included with tuition: Bundled price includes both Hardware & Software courses, textbook, CertMaster Practice, and industry certification exams. No other certification exams can be substituted in this program.  The textbook ($51) and CertMaster Practice access ($69) are assigned to students on the first day of class and are non-refundable once class begins.

What is Expected: You must attend 75% of all scheduled class hours, in addition to completing any other requirements set by the instructor, and sit for the Industry Credential exam. You will have 60 calendar days from the end of the in-class program to sit for the exam.

This program cannot be combined with any other discounts/promotions.

Class Details

16 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Mon, Wed.  
  Weekly - Mon, Wed.  
  Weekly - Mon, Wed.  
  Weekly - Mon, Wed.  

Location : Multiple Location : 
  NOVA Loudoun (HEC)
  NOVA Workforce Online Class.

Instructor : Michael Williams 

CEUs : 6.4

 

Notice

Please read:  Learn@Home & On Campus (Hybrid - Instructor-led): This class has multiple schedules and locations. Class meets on campus, on the days, times, and location listed on the class schedule. Please complete the required “NOVA COVID-19 training” before coming to campus. This training is available on your CANVAS dashboard. Follow these instructions on How to access myNOVA and CANVAS.

Social distancing will be observed as per the CDC guidelines. You are required to wear a face covering or mask while on campus. See COVID-19 Face Covering Policy for more details. Please stay home if you feel ill.

The class also meets online in real-time via Zoom on the days and times listed on the class schedule as NOVA Workforce Online Class. Your instructor will facilitate live online lectures and discussions. Reliable internet access and a Zoom-capable device are required. See Zoom Class Requirements for more details.

This class requires the use of classroom computers. You must have a myNOVA account to log on to computers.

Click here to see the Software Requirements for your class.

Important: I am enrolling in this class as part of the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program (WCG). As a condition to receiving a grant, I agree to the following terms and conditions as specified on this site: WCG Release Form.

Tuition: 

$2,502.00


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/28/2020 - 10/14/2020 Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM VIRTUAL-ONLINE, NOVA Workforce Online Class  Map Michael Williams 
10/19/2020 - 10/21/2020 Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Sterling, NOVA Loudoun (HEC)  Map, Room: HEC-214 Michael Williams 
10/26/2020 - 11/11/2020 Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM VIRTUAL-ONLINE, NOVA Workforce Online Class  Map Michael Williams 
11/16/2020 - 11/18/2020 Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Sterling, NOVA Loudoun (HEC)  Map, Room: HEC-214 Michael Williams 

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