How to use ELCAS to Kickstart your IT or Cyber Training with CompTIA A+

Updated: Apr 29, 2020

It is great to see our CompTIA A+ training course back on ELCAS to support our MoD Leavers and Veterans looking to use their ELC grant to start their IT or Cyber Career with one of the worlds most popular IT foundation courses.

Whose it aimed for?

Service Leavers or Veterans looking for careers as:

Support Engineer, Desktop Engineer, Computer Administrator, PC Support Analyst or are looking to progress onto further certifications such as the CompTIA Network+ and Security+.

Learning Aim

CompTIA A+ certification validates your understanding of the most common hardware and software technologies in business worldwide.

How long is the course?

The course runs over 10 Days, the first week covering hardware and the second week focused on software content.

The main topics learnt:

  • Mobile Devices

  • Networking

  • Hardware

  • Virtualisation and Cloud Computing

  • Hardware and Network Troubleshooting

  • Operating Systems

  • Security

  • Software

  • Troubleshooting

  • Operational Procedures

Knowledge gained

Over the 10 days, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate baseline security skills

  • Configure devices and operating systems including Windows, Mac, Linux, Chrome OS Android and iOS

  • Administer client-based as well as cloud-based (SaaS) software

  • Troubleshoot and problem solve core service and support challenges while applying best practices for documentation, change management, and scripting

  • Support basic IT infrastructure and networking

  • Configure and support PC, mobile and IoT device hardware

  • Implement basic data backup and recovery methods and apply data storage and management best practices

Our IT Training Academy

Our facility on Plymouth Science Park is modern, coupled with real world instructional support and exposure to industry kit used in todays commercial IT estates will give you the hands on exposure you need to tackle your exam and set you up for your job interview.

Public Schedule Course

9 - 20 March 2020 | Location: Plymouth and Virtual Classroom

11 - 22 May 2020 | Location: Plymouth and Virtual Classroom

10 - 21 August 2020 | Location: Plymouth and Virtual Classroom


£2,500 inc VAT, Exams and Official Courseware

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