CompTIA A+ Certification Prep

Set yourself apart from the rest when you train as a Computer Technician! This program is designed to lay a solid foundation for students to sit for and pass the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Certification.

Computer Technicians can be found working in a variety of industries. Possible positions range from technicians who repair hardware and software in a retail store, to a telephone technical support advisor, to a member of an organizational IT team. This program will prepare you to be a valuable asset to any organization!

Course Objectives

  • Understand the role of a computer technician.
  • Understand the requirements of becoming certified as a CompTIA A+ Technician.
  • Have hands-on exposure to technologies encountered in the computer repair job field.
  • Prepare to take the CompTIA Certification Exam.


Upon successful completion of the course students will be awarded a Certificate of Completion from Jefferson State Community College. In addition, students will have the option of sitting for the CompTIA A+ certification.

Registration Information

Registration can be completed via online, walk-in or postal mail.

Walk-in registration is accepted during our regular business hours, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the following locations:

Jefferson Campus
2601 Carson Road
George Wallace Hall, Office 202
Birmingham, AL 35215

Shelby-Hoover Campus
4600 Valleydale Road
Health Science Building, Office 432
Birmingham, AL 35242

Course Fee



Courses are offered on an ongoing basis and we offer open enrollment. To view a complete schedule, go to the following link: Click Here

Scholarship Opportunities 

Innovate Birmingham:

Local Alabama Career Centers provide WIOA scholarship opportunities to qualifying students for some programs. (Workforce Investment Opportunity Act). These are for low-income students/students who have recently been laid off from their jobs.

If you are aged 50 or older, AARP offers scholarships to eligible students. You do not have to be an AARP member to receive a scholarship. If you are interested in an AARP scholarship, respond back and I will provide the dates of upcoming Information Sessions. You may also check the web site