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CompTIA A+ Training Boot Camp

Don't be afraid beginners! Our boot camp provides the most comprehensive approach to CompTIA A+ certification. A+ certification leads to career advancement, personal improvement, skills enhancement, and higher salaries.

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A+ Prep Course Overview

InfoSec Institute’s Authorized CompTIA A+ Boot Camp is a five-day accelerated, in-depth course that is structured to teach students the important and necessary tools of becoming a successful computer technician.

The A+ portion of this boot camp course focuses on teaching students basic software and hardware knowledge, such as installation and configuration, in order to achieve one of the industry’s most influential certifications for students. Students will be thoroughly trained to demonstrate a wide range of skills that lead to the A+ Technician certification. In addition the student will walk away with a high level of confidence in their abilities leading to productivity enhancing performance in the workplace. For those seeking employment this certification is a key benchmark for employers looking for the best and brightest technicians available.

Why Choose InfoSec Institute?

Our five-day intense CompTIA A+ Boot camp provides the most comprehensive approach to CompTIA A+ certification. A+ certification leads to career advancement, personal improvement, skills enhancement, and higher salaries.

  • Five days of intense instruction with no outside distractions
  • Quality, targeted prep books shipped directly to you prior to start of class
  • Exam vouchers for the A+ certification exams
  • On-site testing
  • Apply basic networking skills to work
  • Lunch and snacks provided on each day of class
  • Expanded marketability and credibility as an engineer or technician
  • Attaining some of the foremost certifications in the industry
  • Intense, detailed curriculum covering a broad range of critical IT professional skills

Certifications & Compliance

Get A+ Certified

The goal of the InfoSec Institute A+ Certification Course is to learn how to be a computer technician and walk away with a CompTIA certification.


Prior to enrolling in InfoSec Institute’s CompTIA A+ Boot Camp, students should have a general understanding of Windows client operating systems such as XP, Vista or Windows 7 and experience with Microsoft products and technologies.

Who should attend?

Those who wish to excel in the role of a computer technician or support professional Information technology professionals who wish to reinforce their knowledge of basic hardware, software, and networking skills necessary to be successful in a variety of IT positions

Attention DoD Information Assurance Workers:

The InfoSec Institute CompTIA Authorized A+ Boot Camp is a tremendous community resource for 8750.1 compliance. The A+ certification the meets 8570.1 mandate. Save your organization valuable training dollars by organizing a group on-site course. If you have 6 or more students, we can bring the A+ Boot Camp to your office to train and certify your team in five days. Act now to get you and your team compliant!

  • Two required exams: A+ Essentials (220-801) Practical Application (220-802)
  • Number of Questions: 100
  • Exam Duration: 90 minutes each
  • Recommended Experience: Entry-level
  • Minimum Passing Score: A+ Essentials 675 Practical Application 700

A+ Boot Camp

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What You'll LEARN & DO

    Upon the completion of our CompTIA’s A+ Boot Camp, students will know how to:

    • Day 1 Hardware (Part 1)
      • PC functions
      • Components
      • Display technology
      • Laptops
      • Tools and diagnostics
      • Power systems
    • Day 2 Hardware (Part 2)
      • Installing operating systems
      • Installing 98, 2000 and XP
      • Administering 2000 and XP
      • Unix/Linux
      • Troubleshooting
      • Preventive maintenance
      • Identifying Windows utilities
    • Days 3 Hardware Exam Begin OS
      • Safety and Environmental issues
      • Portable devicesConfiguring and optimizing different operating systems
      • Configuring printers and scanners
    • Day 4 Operating Systems
      • Configuring network systems
      • Identifying network technologies
      • TCP/IP
      • The InternetSecurity systems
    • Day 5 Operating Systems
      • Updating your operating systems
      • Hardening a system
      • Sharing network resources
      • Review for exam
    • Day 6 OS Exam and Network+
      • Networking Basics
      • The OSI Model
      • The OSI layers in details
      • Ethernet standards

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      Without any question, InfoSec has the most gifted individual instructors. Our instructor for this class was both an excellent educator and a premier/world class security expert. He was able to clearly explain and impart to the students, the most complicated security techniques I have ever heard of or imagined. I simply can not find the words to recommend him and Infosec security training more highly.

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      Frequently Asked Questions

      What does this A+ training course provide that other offerings do not?

      InfoSec Institute has provided award-winning training for the past 17 years. We give our students all the tools they need to pass their certification exams, including access to the best A+ instructors in the industry. Our students also boast the highest pass rate in the industry—94%!

      How does the A+ compare to other certifications?

      CompTIA’s A+ is considered entry-level certification for PC computer service professionals, and serves as a great stepping-stone for beginners looking to earn higher-level certifications in the future. The exam tests a candidate’s abilities to install, maintain, customize, and operate personal computers.

      What are the Pre-Requirements for the A+ certification?

      There are no pre-requirements for the A+ certification, but CompTIA recommends candidates have 9-12 months of hands-on experience in the field before attempting certification.

      How does the A+ examination process work?

      The exam has a maximum of 90 questions that candidates must complete within 90 minutes. In order to pass, you must score 700 out of 900 possible points. Question types range from multiple choice (single and multiple response), drag-and-drops, and performance-based.

      What are Performance Based Questions (PBQs)?

      Performance Based Questions (PBQs) test your ability to solve a specific problem within a simulated environment. They are more involved than the standard multiple choice or drag-and-drop questions, and require candidates to manage their time effectively.

      What do I need to know about the new Performance Based Questions (PBQs)?

      There are several things to note about Performance Based Questions. First, PBQs typically appear near the start of your test. The exam clock isn’t visible while you solve them, and knowing this can help you allot an appropriate amount of time to solving them. Second, if you don’t feel confident about your ability to answer a PBQ, you can mark that question for review and return at a later point in time to pick up where you left off. Finally, some PBQs allow for more than one way to achieve a correct answer, and in these instances partial credit can be received. Click here for a more detailed breakdown of PBQs.

      How is the A+ Related to the DoD 8570?

      The Department of Defense (DoD) Directive 8570 requires that anyone seeking a government job related to information security needs to receive a mandated certification. CompTIA’s A+ certification qualifies holders for the Technical Level I position. Click here for more information.

      Is the online A+ Boot Camp as effective and informative as an in-person training session?

      Definitely! We take great care to make sure our online and in-person Training Boot Camp participants receive the same resources and quality of training—including one-on-one feedback from our expert A+ instructors. We also offer an Exam Pass Guarantee to each of our students, so they can focus all their energy on training.

      What material is covered on the A+ exam?

      There are five A+ exam domains, which are as follows: Windows Operating Systems (29%), Other Operating Systems & Technologies (12%), Security (22%), Software Troubleshooting (24%), and Operational Procedures (13%). For a more detailed breakdown of each exam objective, click here to view CompTIA’s official guide.

      What tools do I need to attend the training session?

      InfoSec Institute supplies all of the tools you’ll need to take part in the course.

      How long is the A+ certification valid after you pass the test? What are the renewal requirements?

      Your certification will be valid for three years from the date of passing the A+ exam. In order to renew it, you’ll need to take part in CompTIA’s Continuing Education (CE) program. This program requires you to complete and report 20 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) every three years, at which point your A+ certification will automatically renew.

      Is a A+ exam voucher included with the purchase of this course?

      Yes! Every purchase of an InfoSec Institute Training Boot Camp includes an exam voucher.

      How many times can I retake the exam if I fail the first time?

      CompTIA exams don’t require any waiting period between your first two exam attempts. However, before your third attempt you must wait at least 14 calendar days before retaking the exam.

      What are some tips for preparing for the A+?

      Above all, we recommend enrolling in a Training Boot Camp like the one offered here. InfoSec Institute has been providing award-winning training for over 17 years, and our students have the highest pass rate in the industry at 94%! Other tips include familiarizing yourself with common hardware and software, or studying CompTIA’s official A+ exam objectives guide.

      What’s the job outlook for A+ certified professionals?

      Earning CompTIA’s A+ certificate is an excellent way to get your foot in the door of the IT industry, and get a job in tech support of computer repairs. Common job titles include: IT Manager, Systems Administrator, Help Desk Analyst, Information Security Analyst, Network Administrator, and many others. For more detailed information about these job titles, click this link and navigate to the job roles section.

      What is the average salary for A+ certification holder?

      A number of factors influence salary data, including job title, years of experience, location, and gender. The average salary for an A+ certified man (93% of the market) ranges from $38,248 to $74,186. A+ certified women (7% of the market) earn between $38,965 and $68,228. Click here for more detailed salary information.

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