CompTIA A+ and Network+ Certification

Trying to break into the IT industry? Then the CompTIA A+ and Network+ Certifications are the ideal entry-level qualifications. Whether you are looking for a first job out of school or college or looking to switch industries mid-career, these foundational certifications will give you what you need to ace that interview or finally switch to a more lucrative and rewarding career. TrainACE offers these separately or as a combined course.


How Much Does A+/Network+ Training Cost?

You can take our A+ and Network+ training courses individually for the great price of $1,450 each, or you can maximize the value of your training dollars with our combined A+/Network+ Training for $2,495, a saving of $500.

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Where and When Can You Take the Courses?

A+/Network+ Training Schedule

All Times Listed in Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Location Days Times Start End
Greenbelt, MD Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm 10/31/2018 11/16/2018
Greenbelt, MD Sat 8:30am - 5:00pm 11/10/2018 02/02/2019
Greenbelt, MD Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm 12/06/2018 12/21/2018
Ashburn, VA Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm 12/06/2018 12/21/2018
Greenbelt, MD Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm 01/03/2019 01/19/2019
Ashburn, VA Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm 01/16/2019 02/01/2019
Greenbelt, MD Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm 01/31/2019 02/15/2019
Ashburn, VA Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm 02/13/2019 03/01/2019
Greenbelt, MD Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm 03/07/2019 03/22/2019
Ashburn, VA Mon-Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm 03/14/2019 03/29/2019


Self-Paced Online Training

Some individuals have extremely busy schedules and cannot afford to take time off to come to a hands-on training class. For a more flexible option, give our online training a shot. Self-paced, online training allows attendees to experience the benefits of class room learning at anytime, anywhere! All of the online courseware follows CompTIA authorized curriculum. This ensures that you are well-prepared and ready to successfully take on the A+ and Network+ exams!

CompTIA A+ Essentials & Practical Online Training Package

This training package teaches students about areas such as installation, preventative maintenance, networking, security, troubleshooting, as well as the customer service and communication skills needed to work with clients. After completion of this online course, students will be familiar with computer hardware, laptops, motherboards, processors, memory, CPU, troubleshooting theory, preventative maintenance techniques, and develop an increased level of professionalism.

CompTIA Network+ Online Training Package

Completing this online, self-paced Network+ training will give you the knowledge you need to succeed. This training is vendor-neutral and will validate your competency in networking administration and support. Students will learn the practical knowledge required to install, manage, maintain, and troubleshoot networks on a variety of platforms.

Both our A+ and Network+ Self-Paced online training packages include the following features:

  • Interactive & explanatory instruction & lectures
  • User-friendly interface with comprehensive course curriculum
  • Step-by-step instructional videos
  • Live, virtual lab environment(s)
  • Toll-Free Educational Support
  • Money-Back Guarantee

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To learn more About A+ and Network+,  jump to:
What is A+/Network+ Certification?
How Much does A+/Network+ Training Cost?
What You Need to Know Before You Take the Course?
Where and When Can I Take Courses?
What To Expect From the CompTIA A+/Network+ Exams
What You Will Learn – Concepts and Skills
What Jobs will A+/Network+ Prepare You For?
Related Certification & Training: A+ & Network+
DoD Directive 8570

What is A+ and Network+ Certification?

A+ certification is the foundation for your IT career. This course provides the skills and training you need to troubleshoot technology problems across a wide range of networks, operating systems, and device types. And since the course is vendor-neutral, your knowledge is applicable everywhere.

Network+ certification builds on your A+ foundation. This performance-based course teaches you how to design and implement networks, configure devices, deploy network security and troubleshoot issues.


How Much does A+ and Network+ Training Cost?

When it comes to the hiring process CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications often go hand-in-hand. Your job search will go much easier if you have both. Hiring managers often use the A+ and Network+ certifications as a benchmark at the application stage. For this reason, TrainACE offers a Combined CompTIA A+/Network+ option where you can sign up for both courses together at a discount and complete them in a more efficient time frame.

Taken individually each training class costs $1,450/each, including books and lab kit. However, for those people looking to get these two important certifications faster and at a reduced cost our Combined A+ and Network+ course cost just $2,495 per enrollment.


Who Should Take this Course, and What You Need to Know Before You Do?

A+ is an entry-level certification which provides a great starting point for a career in IT. It is a perfect opportunity for career changers or people just entering the work field to learn the maintenance and upkeep of PCs, mobile devices, laptops, operating systems, and printers.

Understanding what you need to know before taking a course like A+ is paramount to your success. A+ and Network+ are entry-level courses, but they are not a walk in the park. To succeed you need commitment and a willingness to learn new concepts and skills. Having some level of technical computer experience is not required but will certainly help.

Network+ is a certification that ensures the knowledge of networking professionals with some experience in the IT industry, or those that possess self-taught equivalent knowledge and skills. Network+ is an entry-level certification open to anyone who desires to learn networking basics as a foundation which can be applied towards other advanced networking certifications.


What You Should Expect From the CompTIA A+/Network+ Exams

To become fully both A+ and Network+ certified, participants much pass three separate exams:

  • 2 CompTIA A+ Exams: 220-901 & 220-902 ($205 each)
  • 1 CompTIA Network+ Exam: N10-006 ($294)

The total cost of all three certification exams is $704.


What you will learn – Concepts and Skills

Delivery Style: 60% Hands-On, 40% Lecture

We run A+/Network+ classes at our two training locations in the Washington D.C. metro area: Ashburn, Virginia and Greenbelt, Maryland. Our A+/ Network+ course provides the student with a solid foundation in PC hardware and operating system knowledge (Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1), as well as the hands-on training necessary to succeed in the IT industry/workforce. Additional program hours in networking concepts, combined with application software, makes the A+/ Network+ certification class an excellent stepping stone to more advanced certifications.

Concepts and skills covered in the CompTIA A+ Certification

After successfully passing the CompTIA A+ Certification you will be able to:

  • Recognize different computer components and peripherals in a business environment and how they work
  • Install, configure and maintain computer devices, PCs, mobile devices, software and basic networks
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, resolve and document common hardware and software issues
  • Provide appropriate customer support and communicate clearly with peers and customers
  • Understand the fundamentals of computer security and security best practices
  • Understand the basics of virtualization, desktop imaging, and deployment
  • Install, configure and maintain common operating systems (including Windows, iOS, Android, Apple OS X and Linux)


Concepts and skills covered in the CompTIA Network+ Certification

After successfully passing the CompTIA Network+ Certification you will be able to:

  • Describe, design and implement functional networks
  • Support the creation of virtualized networks
  • Configure, manage, and maintain wired and wireless network devices
  • Confidently utilize switches and routers to organize network traffic and create resilient networks
  • Identify and troubleshoot connectivity issues, and then communicate issues with existing network configurations to peers
  • Understand the basics of virtualization, desktop imaging, and deployment
  • Implement networking protocols, security, and standards


What Jobs will CompTIA A+ and Network+ Prepare You For?

Getting a career in IT can be rewarding and lucrative but getting that first job that is going to set you on your way can be daunting. So, if you need some pointers, take a look at this infographic ‘How to get a job in IT

CompTIA A+ certification will prepare you for a range of IT job roles including:

  • IT Support Specialist
  • Help Desk Technician
  • Computer Operator
  • Application Developer
  • Information Security Specialist
  • Desktop Support Technician
  • PC and Hardware Repair

CompTIA Network+ certification will prepare you for a range of IT job roles including:

  • Network Support Technician
  • Systems Administrator
  • Security Engineer
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • Network Designer


Related Certification & Training: A+ and Network+


DoD Directive 8570

Anyone looking to work in Information Assurance roles for the US Department of Defense must hold a number of cybersecurity and network support certifications. This includes CompTIA A+ and Network+. With thousands of job openings in the Department of Defense and other government agencies throughout Maryland, Virginia and Washington DC, TrainACE is well positioned to give you the instructor-led training you need to take advantage of our region being the ‘home’ of the US government and military.

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