IT, short for Information Technology, certifications can give your resume the extra boost it needs to stand out from the crowd. With ONLC's Technical Support CareerPath Certification program, you will learn the fundamentals of IT while prepping for two well-received certifications—CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ and CompTIA A+.
CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ is essentially IT 101, giving you the necessary background to start an IT career. From IT Fundamentals+ advanced to CompTIA A+ certification which is widely regarded as the foundational certification for all IT professionals. A+ covers a broad range of IT skills like device maintenance and troubleshooting, baseline security systems, networking technology, cloud computing, network troubleshooting, and more.
Hiring managers and recruiters get hundreds of applicants for jobs, even at the entry-level. Having IT Foundations+ and A+ certifications can help you land an interview, get recruited, and even provide leverage in salary negotiations! Ready to get your IT career kickstarted? ONLC's Tech Support CareerPath can help put you in a better position to start and grow your IT skills.
General Description: This training program provides a comprehensive education of IT basics plus hardware and software that you will encounter in the field as an IT professional. The courses and certifications will allow you to support a variety of competing products and understand how to make them work together seamlessly to provide functional solutions for your clients.
Prerequisite: No prior IT knowledge or experience is required though participants should have general computer skills (keyboard & mouse). A working knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating system is helpful.
Instructor-led Training (ILT): Classes are live with a subject-matter professional leading and supporting the class. You'll work hands-on with the software and its features doing labs and exercises throughout the class. You can ask questions, participate in class discussions and get assistance directly from the instructor during class. Students select their class dates from our public schedule and can train at any of ONLC's hundreds of centers coast-to-coast , or from your own location for convenience (see easy setup ).
On-Demand (self-study): On-Demand courses are self-study, self-paced you take using your own equipment. With 24/7 access for multiple months you can repeat and review sections as often as needed to reinforce what you've learned in the live training. On-Demand format features video tutorials, live labs, assessments plus...
CareerPath Certification Programs are substantially discounted so you'll pay less than retail for all of the components.
You may repeat an instructor-led course one time for free within a year of your original class. Class Retake Details .
Along with quality training you'll receive a practice exam and exam vouchers to pay for the authorized tests.
Your safety net if you don't pass the authorized exam the first time. Review Exam Pass Guarantee .
Not sure if this program is right for you? Schedule a career strategy session with an ONLC Advisor at 1-800-288-8221 (weekdays) for assistance.
Earning CompTIA certification proves you're keeping pace with today's technology plus it validates your skills.
ONLC is a CompTIA Authorized Partner providing high-impact authorized training and a curriculum that's geared for certification success. All CompTIA training is indepth with hands-on exercises and labs to ensure you're learning and will be prepared not only for the certification exam, but also ready to handle real-world IT situations and problems.
IT Fundamentals+ certification is an ideal for those considering a career in IT, but who lack an IT background. This certification focuses on essential Information Technology skills and knowledge and demonstrates your readiness for the digital workplace. To achieve this certification you must pass the authorized CompTIA IT Fundamentals exam.
IT Fundamentals+ Certification Exam
IT Fundamentals+ Exam Provider
Pearson VUE is the authorized testing provider for CompTIA certification exams. Pearson VUE offers exams at their network of testing centers and online. Students schedule their exam directly with Pearson Vue. Once you pass the authorized exam, you will receive a digital badge for the certification. Anyone who views your badge can select it to learn about your skills and verify its authenticity.
IT Fundamentals+ certification is considered good for life and does not need to be renewed.
CompTIA A+ certification is for entry-level IT technicians involved with preventative maintenance, basic networking, installation, troubleshooting, communication and professionalism. To achieve A+ certification you must pass the two (2) authorized CompTIA A+ exams.
A+ Certification Exams
220-1001 for CompTIA A+ Core I
220-1002 for CompTIA A+ Core II
A+ Exam Provider
Pearson VUE is the authorized testing provider for CompTIA A+ Certification exams. Pearson VUE offers A+ exams at their network of testing centers and online. Students schedule their A+ certification exams directly with Pearson Vue. Once you pass the authorized exam, you will receive a digital badge for the certification. Anyone who views your badge can select it to learn about your skills and verify its authenticity.
Recertification / CompTIA CE Program
A+ certification has globally-recognized ISO/ANSI accreditation status. As part of the accreditation requirements, certification expires every three years if not renewed. You can renew A+ certification through the CompTIA CE Program which includes completing continuing education activities. If your certification is not renewed within the three years, your certification will expire and you will need to pass the current version of the exam to regain certification. See CompTIA's Continuing Education (CE) Program requirements.
Job titles and careers that often request or require applicants to have CompTIA A+ certification include...
Help Desk Specialist
Associate Network Engineer
Field Service Technician
Desktop Support Specialist
System Support Technician
The majority of Technical Support-related salaries range between $28,833 to $80,500.
Get your career in IT underway with ONLC's CareerPath Certification Program!
This program must be ordered by phone. We accept all major credit cards. To purchase your Technical Support CareerPath Certification Program call...
Many who earn CompTIA A+ certification expand their skills with Network+ certification. Network+ is a vendor-neutral certification that covers the skills needed to design, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot any wired or wireless networks and devices.
See Network+ CareerPath Program .
Looking for a career in another focus? See all CareerPath Certification Programs.
* CareerPath Certification Program Terms & Conditions
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