CompTIA A+ (Gateway to IT) Course @ Glasgow

January 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
IT Professional Training
McCormick House, 50 Darnely Street Glasgow
G41 2SE

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 (Exam 901) to covers the fundamentals of computer technology, installation and configuration of PCs, laptops and related hardware, and basic networking. Exam 902 covers the skills required to install and configure PC operating systems, as well as configuring common features (e.g. network connectivity and email) for mobile operating systems Android and Apple iOS.

Exams & Recommended Training

Candidates can choose any of the following exam certifications:
Exam Title: CompTIA A+
Exam Code: 901 – 902
The recently updated CompTIA A+ Essentials curriculum prepares students for the CompTIA A+ certification. CompTIA A+ Essentials can be followed by specialist exams for IT Technicians, Remote Support and Depot Technicians.

We also discounted vouchers from CompTIA exam as being a Pearson Vue Authorized Testing center.

Basic Computer understanding- No prerequisite set up by CompTIA

Course Objectives
• Introduction to the Personal Computer (PC)
• Safety Lab procedure
• Computer Assembly — Step by Step
• Basics of Preventive Maintenance and Troubleshooting
• Fundamental Operating Systems
• Fundamental Laptops and Portable Devices
• Fundamental Printers and Scanners
• Fundamental Networks
• Fundamental Security
• Communication Skills
• Advanced Personal Computers
• Advanced Operating Systems
• Advanced Laptops and Portable Devices
• Advanced Printers and Scanners
• Advanced Networks
• Advanced Security

Please email us for the detailed course contents.

SQA Framework for COMPTIA Course:
The CompTIA program also offers a number of shorter curricula which are related to SQA HN Units. These are also assessed by means of restricted response questions and practical labs and so can give credit transfer to complete units. The total credit of 48 can be achieved on passing SQA exams successfully at no additional cost..

Hands on Experience
We have a work shop where we provide all type of PC, Laptop spare parts to our clients to get experience. Students will get the chance to assemble and disassemble desktop and /Laptop computers under the supervision of our experienced IT support Instructor. Configuring WLAN, Routers, Access Point, Shared Printer Networking etc.

What ITPT will be providing?
==> Course materials
==> Lab based experience
==> Work Shops
==> Hands out during the course delivery
==> Access to ITPT Students Website Portal
==> Volunteer work experience (provided if offer by any of our IT Support Associates)
==> In house course completion certificate will be awarded on successful completion.
==> Work experience letter will be awarded if attended.
==> One to one interaction with the instructor (for special required students)
==> Disabled candidates accommodations
==> Job hunting help is aligned with our courses.
==> Extra days to use ITPT labs besides their normal course days
==> Borrowing books
==> CV building help.

Classes Duration:
This course will be delivered 1 day a week, 5 hours a week, one full classroom.
4 months (16 weeks) in total.

Modes of Course Delivery & Attendance:
ITPT is currently providing different method of learning opportunities to our clients. Many people are looking for learning diversity to enhance their qualifications, but they don’t have the time to take on full-time instructor led study or attending courses regularly at their appropriate venues.

Online, distance and blended learning is a popular solution helping busy people study flexibly around their needs and requirements. We want to be the first choice for those potential online and distance learners so we are introducing variety of different study channels so the people can facilitate themselves accordingly.

Modes of Course Delivery

Modes of Attendance

1. Instructor Led learning 1. Part Time
2. Blended learning 2. Weekends

3. Distance Blended Learning
3. Evening

Method of Provision/ Student Support:
We have made available diverse and flexible learning methods to accommodate a wider variety of learners:

ITPT Moodle Access:

We provide MOODLE access to students where they can access the following;
1. lecture Recordings
2. Lecture PowerPoint
3. Course Materials
4. Labs
5. Group Chat
6. Expert Advice

Our Courses & Training Classes Suit the following:

Target Audiences:

The IT training classes which we are currently offering are suitable for a wide range of candidates including:
• School leavers
• Adult returnees to education
• Individuals who intend to leave school and further their career path in a college or equivalent
• Individuals who are in employment and wish to enhance their career prospects
• Individuals who wish to start a new career in IT
• Individuals who wants to get promotion at work
• Individuals who wants to upgrade in their IT skills
• Individuals who intend to progress their career after the study of either the NQ in Computing, the NQ in Information Systems
• Individuals who intend to progress their career after the study of the PDA into further study at HN level
• Individuals who wish to study on a part-time (day or evening) or day-release mode
Course Funding:

SAAS Part Time full funding is also available for this course.

Our Vendors Neutral Cisco Courses are funded by:
Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS)
Please visit the SAAS website to see your eligibility.
Direct link for funding application

Students intending to use a Part Time Fee Grant to fund their studies should apply for this as soon as possible and prior to the start date of their course. When you have completed the application form an ITPT Course/Guidance Adviser from the IT Professional Training is required to complete the relevant section to authorise your application to SAAS within the deadline, if your application is successful you will be sent an award letter which you should then submit to our Finance department to complete payment.

In some cases we do allow students to enrol and wait for the funding to process if the course date is near or gone past so please contact us to discuss this with ITPT administrators.

What ITPT do to help students for SAAS funding application forms?

We help our students in filling forms so don’t worry just make an appointment and pop along, our dedicated course consultants will be happy to assist you accordingly.

Course Tuition Fees: If not applicable for the SAAS Part Time Funding
If any student do not qualify for the SAAS, DWP or SDS funding then they can also self-finance this course. Please contact us for the price and manageable instalments option is available.

There is further discounts if there a group of students or delegates from the company like to attend this course.

For more information please do contact us on 0141 429 2922 /

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FREE Professional IT Certification Training @ ITPT EdinburghCompletely Free Funded IT Courses at ITPT EdinburghWould you like to start your career in IT?Would you like to get free training which prepares you getting certified to get a job in IT and computing field?Would you like to get hands on experience to gain experience in IT to qualify for jobs?If YES then please get in touch with us...Who are we?We are IT Training academy based in Edinburgh & Glasgow providing free funded training to individuals who like to secure their career in IT.We offer free funded training which is available from beginner to advance level.What courses we offer and what are the next available dates?Below is the list of some of the upcoming courses at our Edinburgh centre. All these courses will be delivered once a week. Check our website for all scheduled start dates.1. CISCO Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Routing & Switching:(All Modules: Routing, Switching & Troubleshooting)Recommended Knowledge: Student should have either attended CCNA R&S/ICND1 Course OR have either gained CCNA or CCENT qualification.Starting date: 10th November 2018Classes: One day a week – Every Saturday 09:30 - 16:30 HrsNo of weeks: 202. CompTIA A+(Gateway to IT - IT Technician Course)(Beginner's Level Course) A. Start Date: 12 December 2018Classes per week: 1 day a weekClasses timings: 13:30 - 17:00Day(s) of the week: Wednesday (only)Duration of the course: 18 weeksB.Start Date: 16 January 2019Classes per week: 1 day a weekClasses timings: 09:00 - 12:30Day(s) of the week: Wednesday (only)Duration of the course: 18 weeksC.Start Date: 03 February 2019Classes per week: 1 day a weekClasses timings: 13:30 - 17:00Day(s) of the week: Sunday (only)Duration of the course: 18 weeksD.Start Date: 10 March 2019Classes per week: 1 day a weekClasses timings: 09:00 - 12:30Day(s) of the week: Sunday (only)Duration of the course: 18 weeks3. Database Programming with PL/SQL (OCA SQL & PLSQL)Days per week: 1No of weeks:18Class timings: 01:00pm to 05:00pmStart Date: Saturday 19 January 2018Day of Classes: Saturday4. Word Press(Website Development Course)(No Coding Experience Required)Starting date: 02 Dec 2018Classes: One day a week – Every Sunday 09:00 - 12:00 HrsNo of weeks: 165. JAVA SE 8 Level 1 – Associate(OCA)Days per week: 1No of weeks:16Class timings: 01:00pm to 05:00pmStart Date: 02 Dec 2018Day of Classes: Sunday 6. Microsoft Office Specialist 2013(Word 2013, Excel 2013, Powerpoint 2013, Access 2013)Starting date: 26th January 2018Classes: One day a week – Every Saturday 13:00 - 17:00 HrsNo of weeks: 16-207. CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing & Switching(IT Support Technician/Network Engineer Course)(ICND1 + ICND2)A.Starting date: 15 January 2019Classes: One day a week – Every Tuesday 09:30 - 16:30 HrsNo of weeks: 16B.Starting date: 16 February 2018Classes: One day a week – Every Saturday 13:00 - 17:00 HrsNo of weeks: 188. CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security: Recommended Knowledge: Student should have either attended CCNA R&S/ICND1 Course OR have either gained CCNA or CCENT qualification.Starting date: 16 February 2019Classes: One day a week – Every Saturday 09:00 - 12:30 HrsNo of weeks: 169. Microsoft Server 2012 – MCSA 2012(Server Engineer/2nd line/IT Support/Infrastructure)Modules included:70-410 = MCP: Installing & Configuring Windows Server 201270-411 = Administering Windows Server 201270-412 = Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 ServicesStudents can enrol towards all OR individual modulesStarting Date: 28th April 2019Classes: One day a week – Every Sunday 09:30 - 16:30 HrsNo of weeks: 8-9 weeks for an individual ; (upto) 26 weeks for all ModulesAnd many more free fully funded IT courses can be found on our website...Who is eligible for the free funded course?This course is funded by SAAS and in general individuals who are unemployed or having income less than £25,000 are eligible. Contact us to get more details.How to apply?Best way to apply and register for this course is by booking an appointment at our centre for course registration. To enrol in any course please reply to this ad with a preferred date and time and we’ll book you in for an enrolment appointment.The appointment can also be booked for course consultancy only, this helps the applicants to discuss and explore more regarding the courses with help of course advisor.All upcoming course starting dates can be found on our Website.IT Professional Training62 West Harbour RoadEdinburghEH5 1PW ... See MoreSee Less

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