CompTIA A+ Core 1 Certification

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. 110901


CompTIA A+ Certification, Core 1: provides the basic knowledge needed to install, configure, and support computer hardware and networking equipment. This includes:

Applying troubleshooting skills
Installing, configuring and maintaining PCs and devices for end users
Understanding the basics of network protocols and infrastructure
Properly and safely diagnosing, resolving, and documenting common hardware and network
issues Understanding the basics of virtualization, desktop imaging, and deployment.

This course maps to CompTIA A+ Core 1: Exam. This course assumes that you have basic computer knowledge.



Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

Combination of Education and Course(s)



WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based

CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1001) Certification

Training Location(s)

343 Gorham Rd, South Portland, ME

Local WIB

4 - Coastal Counties Local Area 4

Type of Attainment:

Certificates < 2yrs.

Name of Credential

CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1001) Certification

Type of financial aid offered or have access to


Refund Policy

Cancellation or reschedule requests made less than 15 business days before the class start date and students who do not attend class will be subject to the full course fee. VTEC will allow you to attend the same course and same version as a “refresher student” within one year from your originally scheduled start date. Please see the Class Audit/Retake Policy guidelines below for details.

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - CompTIA

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$260.00 Courseware Cost and Lab Cost

Testing/Exam Fees

$232.00 Exam Cost Optional Exam Prep Cost $ 139.00

In-State/District Tuition

$2,495.00 5 Day Course, CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1001)

Total In-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

15-1244.00Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$20.00 per hour
Required Certification: CompTIA CompTIA IT Fundamentals and A+

Provider Status



343 Gorham Rd, 2nd Floor (around back), South Portland, Maine 04106

Phone Number

(207) 775-0244

Fax Number

(207) 756-6148

Last Updated

Apr 25, 2023


May 06, 2016


Jun 15, 2018

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