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.

Certification  

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

$1,199

Schedule

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 

WIOA

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.

Connect to Your Future

The Connect to Your Future Program at Jefferson State Community College is for out of school youth between the ages of 16 and 24. The program provides scholarships for participants to receive training in high demand, high wage areas through the Center for Workforce Education’s Fast Track program. The Connect to Your Future Program gives youth the assistance they need to obtain marketable skills for employment and valuable work experience through job shadowing, internships, and on-the-job training. Connect to Your Future also provides supportive services in leadership development, mentorship, tutoring, financial literacy, and entrepreneurial and workforce readiness training. Contact Teisha Agee at [email protected] For more information.

The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham In-Demand IT Job Training Grant Fund

This fund will provide financial assistance to unemployed, low-income, and/or low-skilled adults, with a focus on women and minorities, who have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and require specialized assistance to enroll and complete IT training and enter into the labor force. Funding will be used for students enrolled in IT programs, such as Cybersecurity, Computer Technician/ CompTia A+, Full-Stack Web Development, IT Help Desk, Python and Data Analytics. Click Here To Apply.