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									                                                       CompTIA A+ Certification
                                                         Information Sheet

                                           The CompTIA A+ Certification validates that the successful candidate has
                                           the important knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure,
                                           network, and troubleshoot personal computer systems in a professional
                                           environment
Program Highlights
                                           Career Opportunities
TARGET AUDIENCE:
                                           The CompTIA® A+ certification is the industry standard validating the
Aspiring individuals who are looking
for a starting point to a career path in   vendor-neutral skills expected of an entry-level computer technician.
the IT industry.

PREREQUISITES:                             Humber Certificate
None.
                                           A Humber Certificate is granted to students who successfully complete
COURSE DATES/TIMES:
Start Date: May 6/2008                     the CompTIA A+ program with an overall average of 60% or greater.
    Times: Tues. & Thurs.
            6:30-10 p.m.
    Hours: 80                              Humber Learning Process
More details on back of page
                                           Humber is dedicated to delivering high quality certification programs with
COURSE DESCRIPTIONS:
For course descriptions browse to:         the main goal of helping students get the most from their training in order
http://www.appliedtechnology.humber
.ca/it/.                                   to help prepare them for successful careers or job advancements. Our

COURSE INCLUDES:
                                           stimulating classroom environment is led by highly qualified instructors
  • Online course materials                with years of industry experience. Instructors deliver the course material
  • Tool kit
Fee does not include exam vouchers.        using CompTIA certified curriculum and bring real-world problems into the
MORE INFORMATION:                          course to help apply the technology covered. Instructor-led training is

Web Access                                 augmented by software tools which assist the students in achieving their
www.appliedtechnology.humber.ca/it
                                           goals and to help prepare for CompTIA certification exams. Separate
By Phone
Paul MacDonell
                                           benches are provided so that students are free to assemble and
Coordinator
416-675-6622 ext. 5614
                                           disassemble the equipment in a truly hands-on lab environment.

Email
paul.macdonell@humber.ca
                                                     CompTIA A+ Certification
                                                          Track Sheet
CompTIA A+ candidates are required to pass two exams; a CompTIA A+ Essentials exam and a CompTIA A+ IT
Technician exam. Training for both exams is covered in course ITCE 100 as shown below. For more information on
exam centers, fees, and schedules, visit http://certification.comptia.org/a/.

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                                      TRAINING:                                                                EXAMS:
    STEP ONE   ►                      ITCE 100: CompTIA A+ Essentials                                          220-601: CompTIA A+ Essentials Exam
    CompTIA A+ Essentials
                                      Topic Summary:
                                      Cables, Connectors & Technologies                                         Exam Content Breakdown:
                                      Cases, Keyboards and pointing devices                                     Personal Computer Components                    21%
                                      Power Supplies & System boards                                            Laptop and Portable Devices                     11%
                                      BIOS, Processor & Memory                                                  Operating Systems                               21%
                                      Hard drives, Floppy drives and other devices                              Printers and Scanners                            9%
                                      SCSI, Video & Modems                                                      Networks                                        12%
                                      Troubleshooting & Preventative Maintenance                                Security                                        11%
                                      Printers and Scanners                                                     Safety and Environmental Issues                 10%
                                      Networking Basics                                                         Communication and Professionalism                 5%
                                      Portables
                                      Communication and Professionalism
                                                                  AND                                                                          AND
    STEP TWO    ►                     ITCE 100: CompTIA A+ IT Technician                                        220-602: CompTIA A+ IT Technician Exam
    CompTIA A+ IT
    Technician                        Topic Summary:
                                      O/S Basics                                                                Exam Content Breakdown:
                                      Windows XP/2000 Structure                                                 Personal Computer Components                    18%
                                      File Systems                                                              Laptop and Portable Devices                       9%
                                      Installations & Upgrades                                                  Operating Systems                               20%
                                      Boot Environment                                                          Printers and Scanners                           14%
                                      Drivers, Applications & Printers                                          Networks                                        11%
                                      Troubleshooting & Viruses                                                 Security                                          8%
                                      Networking and Communication                                              Safety and Environmental Issues                   5%
                                      Safety and Environmentalism                                               Communication and Professionalism                15%
                                      Troubleshooting




                                                                   Schedule/Costs

Below is a summary of when the CompTIA A+ course is being offered and at what cost.

    Course                                   Course Name                                        Spring 2008               Fall 2008           Winter 2008                Fees
     Code
    ITCE 100       CompTIA A+ Certification                                                              X                      X                      X              $1359.75




        Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning reserves the right to modify or cancel any course, program option, fee, timetable or campus location at any time.

								
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