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CompTIA A+ Certification

Do you want to obtain certification in the CompTIA A+ course? Are you searching for an IT institute that will guide you in the same? Join ITN.

CompTIA A+ certification is one of the advanced certifications that CompTIA offers. CompTIA A+ is the most imperative IT certification to build a career in IT. CompTIA A+ certification is client-neutral certification renowned worldwide. The certification is a verification of compelling credentials of skills and techniques an individual possesses that help kindle their IT career and increase career expectancy. CompTIA A+ certification validates that an individual has a basic understanding of the fundamentals of hardware and software technologies in the IT business.

IT Training Nepal authorized by Pearson VUE Authorized Test Center provides quintessential knowledge and training that are farsighted and often job oriented on certifications with CompTIA A+. ITN as one of the leading computer institutes in Nepal for all kinds of CompTIA certifications delivers training to students that are real-world skills necessitated for an entry-level career in the IT industry. A+ certification indicates that the individual is adept in enforcing the tasks such as installation, configuration, diagnosing, and troubleshooting as well as basic networking of common PC systems.


At the end of the training and upon successful completion of the course, students will learn the fundamentals of installing, configuring, diagnosing, troubleshooting, repairing, and networking of operating systems: Apart from these, students are expected to be proficient in some of the following:

  • Identify the hardware parts of PC and mobile digital devices.
  • Identify the basic components and functions of operating systems.
  • Manage data storage and system components.
  • Work with operating systems; install and configure and optimize and maintain Microsoft Windows.
  • Identify network technologies.
  • Execute security threats.

Who can join CompTIA a+ certification?

This course is mainly designed for individuals who are interested in entry-level jobs with basic computer knowledge and skills. This course is suitable for students who want to obtain CompTIA A+ certification and be prepared for the CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1101) Certification Exam and the CompTIA A+ Core 2 (220-1102) Certification exam.


The CompTIA A+ certification exam is projected for IT professionals who have a hands-on experience proportionate to 500 hours. An individual has to pass two exams.

Exam Format

A candidate must sit for and pass two examinations in order to obtain CompTIA A+ certification.

  • CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1101). This examination is about hardware (PC and mobile device) along with troubleshooting with networking and network connectivity issues.
  • CompTIA A+ Core 2 (220-1102). This examination includes installing and configuring of the OS with Windows, iOS, Android, Apple OS X, and Linux. This also covers fundamentals and operational procedures with cloud computing and system security.

The types of questions consist of multiple-choice questions (the answer of which could be single or multiple), drag and drop, and performance-based. Each examination consists of maximum of 90 questions with a time limitation of 90 minutes. 

The CompTIA A+ certification consists of two exams, each with its own passing score on a scale of 900:

  • CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1101): Minimum of 675 points to pass.
  • CompTIA A+ Core 2 (220-1102): Minimum of 700 points to pass.

While it uses a different scale, this roughly translates to a 72% passing rate for Core 1 and a 78% passing rate for Core 2.

Course Duration: 120 Hours

Syllabus Expand All

This module covers 15% of A+ Core 1 (220-1101) exam. We cover mobile devices such as laptops, tablets, and smartphones. You will learn about their hardware components, connectivity options (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, cellular), and synchronization methods. You will also explore security measures specific to mobile devices and how to troubleshoot common mobile device issues.

This module covers 20% of A+ Core 1 (220-1101) exam. It focuses on networking concepts and technologies. You will learn about network protocols, topologies, and the TCP/IP suite. You will study network devices such as routers, switches, and access points, as well as their configuration and troubleshooting. You will also gain knowledge about IP addressing and network troubleshooting techniques.

This module covers 25% of A+ Core 1 (220-1101) exam. In this module, you will learn about computer hardware components and their functionalities. You will study topics such as motherboards, CPUs, RAM, power supplies, storage devices, and peripherals. You will also explore different types of custom PC configurations and their specifications.

This module covers 11% of A+ Core 1 (220-1101) exam. In this module, students will learn to create multiple virtual machines from a single machine (virtualization) and access IT resources over the internet (cloud computing). They'll explore benefits and types of cloud services (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS).

This module covers 29% of A+ Core 1 (220-1101) exam. In this module students are taught how to troubleshoot and resolve hardware and network issues. By the end of this module, they can identify and solve common problems in both hardware and networks.

This module covers 31% of A+ Core 2 (220-1102) exam. In this module, you will study different operating systems, including Windows, macOS, and Linux. You will learn about the installation and configuration of these operating systems, including partitioning drives, driver installation, and system settings. You will also gain knowledge of command-line tools and utilities, file system management, and permissions.

This module covers 25% of A+ Core 2 (220-1102) exam. This module focuses on computer security measures and best practices. You will learn about physical security, network security concepts (firewalls, VPNs), common threats and vulnerabilities, and security procedures. You will explore methods for securing computer systems and data, as well as techniques for preventing and addressing security incidents.

This module covers 22% of A+ Core 2 (220-1102) exam. In this module we will discuss troubleshooting software-related issues. You will learn how to identify and resolve common software errors and error codes. You will also study system recovery and backup methods to ensure data protection. Additionally, you will gain practical skills in troubleshooting software problems and resolving them effectively.

This module covers 22% of A+ Core 2 (220-1102) exam. This module focuses on professional and operational procedures in the IT field. You will learn about IT documentation and procedures, including creating and maintaining documentation for hardware and software configurations. You will also study professionalism, effective communication, safety procedures, and environmental controls.

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I joined ITN for CompTIA A+ certification course and I am quite happy to put on some thoughts about ITN, the excellent IT institute in Nepal for all CompTIA certifications. There has never been a dull moment throughout the course of training. The teachers were extremely helpful and cooperative and responsive. Never did I feel left out at any phase of the course. I now hold CompTIA A+ certification, and I believe this will be the focal point in exploring job opportunities in the field of IT. I recommend everyone to once visit ITN.

Ajit Pudasaini

I own a cyber cafe where I have customers who have problems with their PC repair and hardware. I wanted to obtain a certification on CompTIA A+ certification so that it would help me gain confidence in the work I do and attract more customers at the same time. After joining ITN for this course, it has benefited a lot from the business point of view. Thank you ITN for all the knowledge and skills that you have bequeathed upon me.

Tilak Raut

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