A+ Certified Computer Technician

A+ certified computer technicians possess the knowledge needed for an entry-level computer service technician. They are needed in almost every industry and size of business. They work with a broad range of computer hardware, software and types of computer products.

Occupational Requirements

Information Unique to the Training
This course is a hands-on course. Actual computers and equipment are used in the course.

Courses to Complete

  • Prerequisites
    XXZ-577 Introduction to Computers or equivalent experience
    DAP-209 Introduction to Windows or equivalent experience
  • Core Courses
    TEC007 or TEC021 A+ Certification


Approximate Number of Hours
75 hours

Approximate Training Cost*

Licensure/Certification Earned
Upon successful completion of this training, you are prepared to sit for the CompTIA A+ Certification exam.

Related Continuing Education Courses
The A+ certification is a solid foundation for other certification programs, such as DAP-434 Network+ certification.

Estimated Hourly Wage**

Certification Renewal
CompTIA requires that A+, Network+ and Security+ certifications obtained in 2011 or later be renewed every three years. Visit CompTIA for details. Carroll offers certification review and exam preparation renewal courses.


*Unless noted, cost does not include any required textbooks, applicable licensing fees, background check fees, testing fees, etc.
**Wages are estimates only and are based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which also provides more occupational information.

For information about advancing your career in Computer Information Systems with an A.A. or A.A.S. degree call the Admissions Office at 410-386-8430.

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