A+ training and certification in Washington DC
George Mason University, Volgenau School of Engineering

TAIT 0121: A+

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A+ Certification

(We are teaching the new A+ curriculum related to exams 220-901 and 220-902)

A+ is a very popular course that can be attended independently or taken as one of the five highly demanded computer industry certification courses offered in the Information Technology Foundation certificate program. This hands-on course introduces a broad range of basic computer hardware and software topics. It is a valuable industry credential that validates the fundamental level skills and knowledge of computer professionals. Industry and government employers accept A+ as the standard in foundation-level, vendor-neutral computer certification. The new curriculum, which covers a broad range of topics such as installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and basic networking, is presented at a university level and pace.

Audience and Prerequisites

A+ certification 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. A+ confirms a technician's ability to perform tasks such as installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and basic networking. The new exams also cover domains such as security, safety and environmental issues and communication and professionalism. This hands-on course will teach you to effectively plan, install, configure, administer, and troubleshoot information systems in a wide range of computing environments. Through real world examples and professional guidance, students will gain a basic foundation in computer hardware and software across many platforms. This course is designed for individuals who have some basic computer experience and wish to prepare for introductory roles in the installation, configuration and maintenance of computer hardware, software and networks. Related experience might include familiarity with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and the Internet.

Course Outline Detail

Domain 1: Hardware
Domain 2: Networking
Domain 3: Mobile Devices
Domain 4: Hardware & Network Troubleshooting
Domain 5: Windows Operating Systems
Domain 6: Other Operating Systems & Technologies
Domain 7: Security
Domain 8: Software Troubleshooting
Domain 9: Operational Procedures


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June 26, 2018 - July 26, 2018
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Schedule Details

Location: Arlington
Section: A81

July 28, 2018 - August 25, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Schedule Details

Location: Loudoun
Section: L02

4.0 CEUs
40 Hours
Onsite Opportunity

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Contact Info.

  George Mason University
Volgenau School of Engineering
  3351 Fairfax Drive, Suite 448
  Arlington, VA 22201

Telephone: 703-993-1551
Email: advance@gmu.edu
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