CompTIA A+

IT success stories start with CompTIA A+. This course validates understanding of the most common hardware and software technologies in business and certifies the skills necessary to support complex IT infrastructures. CompTIA A+ is a powerful credential that helps IT professionals worldwide ignite their IT career. 

This program covers the fundamentals of computer hardware and software as well as advanced concepts. Participants who complete this program will be able to describe the internal components of a computer, assemble a computer system, install an operating system, and troubleshoot using system tools and diagnostic software. You will also be able to connect to the Internet and share resources in a network environment. 

This program will prepare students to enter the field and to pursue certification including the CompTIA A+ certification exam. Please note: examination fee for the certification is not included, and students are responsible for scheduling their own certification exam. CompTIA A+ certification is often associated with baseline or entry-level support positions such as service desk analyst, technical support specialist, field service technician, associate network engineer, data support technician, desktop support administrator, end-user computing technician, help desk technician, or system support specialist.

Course Outline

  • Identifying the internal components of a computer
  • Assembling a computer system
  • Installing an operating system
  • Computer troubleshooting using system tools and diagnostic software
  • Working with laptops and portable devices
  • Wireless connectivity
  • Security, safety and environmental issues

Workforce Development Program Scholarships

The Community College of Philadelphia Foundation and its donors are pleased to offer scholarships to students enrolling in select Workforce Development courses. To submit your scholarship application, follow the steps in this Workforce Development Program Scholarship Application Guide.

Payment Plan Available

This program is eligible for a payment plan as a 25% Down payment and 3 Monthly installments. Select this option at time of checkout to pay a 25% deposit at time of checkout, and then be billed (invoiced) in three equal installments. Please note the first installment is due on the month the course starts. *Based on prices as of June 2022: $412.25 [down payment] + $412.25 [1st installment] + $412.25 [2nd installment] + $412.25 [3rd installment] = $1,649 [total cost of the program].


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Course Dates and Times

Date and TimesLocationCourse Cost/Fees

Hybrid (In Person

Main Campus,
Center for Business and Industry

& Asynchronous Online)

$1,649 (Tuition: $1,614, Text: $35)

 Course Hours: 100 Hours