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A+ 2009, Network+

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CompTIA A+ certification (2009 Edition) validates the latest skills needed by today's computer support professionals. It is an international, vendor-neutral certification recognized by major hardware and software vendors, distributors and resellers. CompTIA A+ certification (2009 Edition) confirms a technician's ability to perform tasks such as installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and basic networking. The exams also cover domains such as security, safety and environmental issues and communication and professionalism.

CompTIA A+ certification (2009 Edition) ensures the right people have the right skills. While many of the essential skills are universal, there are additional skills required to support the needs of businesses. By offering certification options for specific job scenarios, CompTIA A+ gives individuals the ability to grow their careers in a certain area, and employers the flexibility to choose the exam combination that best fits their needs.

Individuals in careers that require IT knowledge outside of the formal IT job role, such as SMB office manager, technical sales roles or other non-technical roles that require understanding of computer repair issues may also find the validation of skills associated with the CompTIA (A+) credential to be valuable. This training would be beneficial for individuals looking for IT job positions such as; Help Desk Support, PC Technician, Remote Service Technician, Field Service Engineer, Senior Help Desk Support, Senior Computer Technician, Customer Support Manager or Network Technician.


Upon completion of this online CompTIA (A+) Certification (2009 Edition) course, students will have a in-depth understanding of:

  • A+ Essentials 2009: Computer Hardware Components
  • Configuring Displays, Peripherals, Laptops, and Printers
  • Installing Windows Operating Systems
  • Using and Managing Windows
  • Using and Managing Windows
  • Troubleshooting Computers and Printers
  • Troubleshooting Computers and Printers
  • Security and Network Fundamentals
  • Security and Network Fundamentals
  • Operational Procedures and Preventative Maintenance
  • Personal Computer Components
  • Maintaining Operating Systems


Two exams are required for the CompTIA A+ 2009 Edition certification:

CompTIA (A+) Essentials validates knowledge of basic computer hardware and operating systems, covering skills such as installing, building, upgrading, repairing, configuring, troubleshooting, optimizing, diagnosing and preventive maintenance, with additional elements of security and soft skills. The Essentials Exam validates the basic skills needed by any entry-level service technician regardless of job environment. Click here to see a detailed curriculum outline.

course quick facts
course code PRO2038
cost $1895.00
estimated time to
complete course
100 Hours
course materials