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CompTIA® A+ Certification

Course number : 2040034   ID : 20339    Section Number : 31W
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This is a FastForward Program: FastForward programs are short-term training courses for industry credentials in high-demand jobs. Eligible Virginia residents may pay only one-third (1/3) of the full tuition cost. To qualify, you must meet the Virginia domicile requirements. Virginia "domicile" means you have lived in Virginia and intended to stay here indefinitely for at least one year before the date of application. A domicile determination form will be part of your registration process. Additional financial assistance is available to offset some or all of the FastForward tuition costs. Complete this short survey to see if you qualify for financial assistance. Learn more about FastForward

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CompTIA® A+ Program Pricing:
  • Regular/Full Price: $3,705
  • FastForward Price: $1,235
  • FastForward plus G3 Price: $0
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 with the CompTIA Core 1 and Core 2 exams.  Prerequisite: Working knowledge of personal computers. 

Included with Tuition: Bundled price includes both CertMaster Learn, CertMaster Labs, and industry certification exams. No other certification exams can be substituted in this program. Note: CertMaster Learn and CertMaster Labs ($307) are assigned to students on the first day of class and are non-refundable once class begins.

What is Expected: You must attend 70% of all scheduled class hours, in addition to completing any other requirements set by the instructor, and sit for the Industry Credential exam. You should expect an additional 20 hours or more of study time outside class hours.
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.
Credit for Prior Learning gives you opportunities to earn credit for college-level knowledge that you have already acquired and accelerates the completion of your educational goals. NOVA accepts select industry credentials for college credit. The CompTIA® A+ certification is approved for Credit for Prior Learning for the following classes at NOVA: ITN 106 & ITN 107
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Class Details

8 Session(s)
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Sat.  
  Weekly - Sat.  

Location : Multiple Location : 
  NOVA Woodbridge Regional Center (WRC)
  NOVA Workforce Online Class.

Instructor : Tony Rivera 

CEUs : 6.4



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.

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 your myNOVA account and the CANVAS online classroom. Please follow these instructions on how to activate your myNOVA account before the first day of class: How to access myNOVA and Canvas

Click here to see the Software Requirements for your class.

Important: By enrolling in this class as part of the FastForward - New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program (WCG) and as a condition to receiving a grant, the student agrees to the following terms and conditions as specified in the WCG Agreement (Preview PDF).This agreement will be completed electronically during registration.



Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 07/06/2024)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
6/22/2024 - 7/13/2024 Weekly - Sat 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM VIRTUAL-ONLINE, NOVA Workforce Online Class  Map, Room: Online Tony Rivera  Lecture
7/20/2024 Sat 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM Woodbridge, NOVA Woodbridge Regional Center (WRC)  Map, Room: WRC 156 Tony Rivera  Lecture
7/27/2024 - 8/10/2024 Weekly - Sat 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM VIRTUAL-ONLINE, NOVA Workforce Online Class  Map, Room: Online Tony Rivera  Lecture
8/17/2024 Sat 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM Woodbridge, NOVA Woodbridge Regional Center (WRC)  Map, Room: WRC 156 Tony Rivera  Lecture

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