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 

Career Pathways
Career Pathways allows qualifying students to benefit from activities related to workplace readiness, academic and career counseling, and academic preparation while enrolling in selected Non-Credit Fast Track programs.

Tuition assistance may be available for Adult Education students to assist with registration. Please Click Here to apply


Local Alabama Career Centers provide WIOA (Workforce Investment Opportunity Act) scholarship opportunities to qualifying students for some workforce training programs. Eligibility is based on various factors, including income. Contact the Birmingham Career Center at 205-582-5200 or Ken King at our career center on site at Jefferson State for more information 205-856-8024 or [email protected].