A+ Certification

  Completealias 18:32 19 Aug 2005

Hello all,

I've just been looking through my local college courses and they are offering the A+ certification course. Now as I get housing benefit I won't have to pay any course fees just the exam fees which through the college were about a £130.

I know my way around a Pc fairly well and have done some basic IT courses but would like to do something more technical. Ideally I'd be quite happy with a job in my local college helping to maintain there Pc's which would suit me just fine and eventually maybe go self employed.

So will an A+ certification be a worthwhile course to follow. Part of the reason for doing is to expand my own knowledge but I would also like to expand my employment prospects.

I left school with no qualifications so its been a bit of an uphill struggle and you can only wash dishes for so long.

I have also posted this in the speakers corner as well but didn't know if maybe it would have been better here.

Any thoughts or comments welcomed,


  Hamish 18:43 19 Aug 2005

Type A+ Certification into Google. Go for it as it is the way forward in the future. I, being agolden oldie, wish I had the opportunity to do such a course years ago. Good luck for your future

  Completealias 18:49 19 Aug 2005

Thank you Hamish I am definately planning to go for it. All the best to you as well, and your never too old :)

I just wondered what peoples opinions on this course were. As with anything its a constant learning curve but it seemed like a good stepping stone to me.

  Gaz 25 02:36 20 Aug 2005

A+ is about basic hardware and installation, troubleshooting.

It's something that would be beneficial for a job in computers, either working with repair technicians or as a PC builder.

It's something good to have on your CV anyway, and especially while it's free.

Go for it, and good luck!

  Forum Editor 07:50 20 Aug 2005

of the same thread - you have already several received answers to the same question (including one from me) in your Speakers Corner version of this thread.

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