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CompTIA A + @ Edinburgh

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September 6, 2020 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Europe/London Timezone
ITPT Edinburgh
62 West Harbour Road, Granton

Course Introduction
The CompTIA A+ certificate is widely recognized and prepares the individual to enter the market as PC Technician. The CompTIA A+ certification is the industry standard for validating vendor-neutral skills expected for an entry level computer technician and will open the door for an exciting career in computer technology.

This course is also known as Gateway to IT world.

Course Description
The CompTIA A+ certification ensures that the successful candidate has the important knowledge and skills necessary. CompTIA A+ certification exam objectives and provide expertise to work with mobile devices, networking technology, hardware, installing and configuring operating systems, expanded security, software troubleshooting, and more.
CompTIA A+ 220-1001 covers mobile devices, networking technology, hardware, virtualization and cloud computing and network troubleshooting. CompTIA A+ 220-1002 covers installing and configuring operating systems, expanded security, software troubleshooting and operational procedures.

Basic Computer understanding- No prerequisite set up by CompTIA

Course Objectives
• Supporting Operating Systems
• Installing and Configuring PC Components
• Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Display and Multimedia Devices
• Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Storage Devices
• Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Internal System Components
• Installing, Configuring, and Maintaining Operating Systems
• Maintaining and Troubleshooting Microsoft Windows
• Network Infrastructure Concepts
• Configuring and Troubleshooting Networks
• Managing Users, Workstations, and Shared Resources
• Implementing Client Virtualization and Cloud Computing
• Security Concepts
• Securing Workstations and Data
• Troubleshooting Workstation Security Issues
• Supporting and Troubleshooting Laptops
• Supporting and Troubleshooting Mobile Devices
• Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Print Devices
• Implementing Operational Procedures
Exams & Recommended Training
Candidates can choose any of the following exam certifications:
Exam Title: CompTIA A+
Exam Code: 1001 – 1002

Hands on Experience
We have a work shop/ Lab where we provide all types of PC, Laptop spare parts to get experience. Students will get the chance to assemble and disassemble desktop and /Laptop computers under the supervision of our accredited and experienced Instructors. Installing Operating Systems, Configuring WLAN, Shared Printer Networking etc.

Classes Duration:
This course will be delivered 3.5 – 4 hours a day every week, one full classroom and will run for 20 weeks.

Modes of Course Delivery:
1. Tutor Led learning
2. Blended learning
3. Distance Blended Learning

Modes of Attendance:
1. Part Time
2. Weekends
3. Weekdays

SQA Framework:
The CompTIA A + program also offers a number of shorter curricula which are related to SQA standalone HN Units. These are also assessed by means of restricted response questions and practical labs and so can give credit transfer to complete units. Learner can earn up to 48 credits upon passing all exams successfully. All SQA exams costs are included in the funding.
Course Funding:
SAAS Part Time funding is also available for this course which covers the full cost of the training and SQA relevant exams.
Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS)
Please visit the SAAS website to see your eligibility. https://www.saas.gov.uk/part_time/index.htm

Students intending to use SAAS Part Time Fee Grant to fund their studies should apply in prior to the course starting dates. In some cases we allow students to enrol while their funding is in process, if the course date is near or gone past.

Students can also self-finance this course if they do not qualify for the funding. The course fee is £550.00 and the cost can be divided into manageable instalments but this needs to be paid within the course extent. To book the place, first instalment must be paid three weeks before the course starting date.

Group Learner Discounts:
There is further discounts if there a group of students or delegates from the company wants to attend the course.

What ITPT do to help students for SAAS funding application forms?
We help students in filling forms as well as the photocopying of their supporting documents if required so don’t worry just make an appointment and pop along, our dedicated course consultants will be happy to assist you accordingly.

Contact Us:
For more information please do contact us on 0131 552 5558 – 0131 552 5800 via phone or email us at info@itpt.co.uk. Our admin office is open Monday to Friday from 09:00 Am – 05:00 Pm and Saturday from 10:00 Am – 03:00 Pm.

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September 29, 2020
PearsonVUE testing at ITPT has reopened from 28th May 2020. Please bring a facemask and wear it while at our testing center.
HNC/HND classes will continue virtually and instructors will be in touch for assessments.
Part-time classes will still continue virtually, with exception to the courses where hands-on is necessary.
Please visit our eLearning course section to study online with us. You will get the instructor's support and all the learning materials.
Read our Covid - 19 notice here