GEER II Funding now available for
    Cybersecurity Certification 
      A+ PC Repair:
      NOV 15–DEC 17: M–F 8:30 AM–3:30 PM
      No Class: NOV 23–26 
      DEC 20: Study Skills Course 6–9 PM
      A+ Certification Exam Week: JAN 3–9
      JAN 10–28: M–F 8:30 AM–3:30 PM
      No Class: JAN 17
      Network+ Exam Review Sessions:
      FEB 4, 7, 11 12–4 PM

      Network+ Exam Week: FEB 14–20
      FEB 21–MAR 1: M–F 8:30 AM–3:30 PM,
      MAR 2: 8:30–11:30 AM

      Security+ Exam Review Sessions:
      MAR 10-11, 8 AM–5 PM

      Security+ Exam Week: MAR 21–27



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CompTIA A+

CompTIA A+ certification is the starting point for a career in IT.

A+ Certification is an industrywide, globally recognized credential for today’s PC Repair Technicians. It is a marketable certification that organizations seek when hiring PC Technicians to support and maintain PCs in a diverse network environment. Whether a student pursues A+ Certification for its own merit or as a starting point for other certifications, the courses offered at Harford Community College give a firm foundation of knowledge, ability, and skills in the field of maintenance and PC Repair. 


Program Overview

Educational Credential:

CompTIA® A+ Certification  upon passing the exam


No. of Classes Required:

3 Courses

Educational Format:



Contact Information:




Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED

Courses in the CompTIA A+ Program

Required Courses

Fundamentals of PC Repair

PC Repair Level 1

PC Repair Level 2


What Can I Do When I Complete The Program?

In order to receive CompTIA A+ certification, you must pass two exams. CompTIA A+ 220-1001 covers PC hardware and peripherals, mobile device hardware, networking and troubleshooting hardware, and network connectivity issues. CompTIA A+ 220-1002 covers installing and configuring operating systems including Windows, iOS, Android, Apple OS X, and Linux. It also addresses security, the fundamentals of cloud computing, and operational procedures.



CompTIA A+ certification is the starting point for a career in IT. Students who complete the program may continue to earn Network+ and Security+ certifications, pursue a credit Cyber Defense certificate or an Information Assurance and Cybersecurity degree, or begin working as PC Repair Tech.