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04-01-2012, 15:23   #1
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CompTIA A+

Will be starting this course this week and was just wondering has anyone else done it?

And what are the chances of getting kept on after work exp with a big company if I got it there?
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Doubtful

It should be seen as a stepping stone to more training

However if you are someone who had lots of experience and impresses the company then who knows what might happen.

Good luck
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It should be seen as a stepping stone to more training

However if you are someone who had lots of experience and impresses the company then who knows what might happen.

Good luck
All true.

A+ is a basic cert which implies you have a rough knowledge of a personal computer and how it works. Won't get you the job, but might get you past HR for a basic phone support role.
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Comptia is a good stepping stone. Attitude will get you jobs from work exp. Passing exams is a good way of showing knowledge interest and commitment.
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I am currently studying for this exam as well, I found a few books on Amazon Kindle and also 2 interactive apps on the iPad which allow me to do some tests which is a +. I am wondering if anybody has any up to date questions that I can try. Thank you.
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Is it worth anything to do it online (FAS course), cuz of price which would be lower than daytime or evening course and is it hard to understand if i would like to do online? Always i prefer to do evening courses by then online.
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Is it worth anything to do it online (FAS course), cuz of price which would be lower than daytime or evening course and is it hard to understand if i would like to do online? Always i prefer to do evening courses by then online.
I'm not sure what is is your trying to ask?
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I'm not sure what is is your trying to ask?
I mean is it easy to do ComptiA A+ course online and what will i need it (any books). Is it big difference between online and daytime/evening? I always prefer daytime/evening courses, so have no experience with online courses? The exam would be the same as in evening course?
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I mean is it easy to do ComptiA A+ course online and what will i need it (any books).
Its a pretty easy course on the scale of things. If online training is provided, I'm sure it contains all the relevant data.

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Is it big difference between online and daytime/evening? I always prefer daytime/evening courses, so have no experience with online courses?
Its a pretty big test as to how motivated you are to complete the course.

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The exam would be the same as in evening course?
Always.
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Its a pretty easy course on the scale of things. If online training is provided, I'm sure it contains all the relevant data.
If i get a chance to start online course from FAS will they provided any materials?

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Is it the real one ComptiA A+ course from FAS http://jobseeker.fas.ie/Default.aspx...HNcBWrYmflcsgC

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One more: which course would You suggest for me? I've already have ECDL and will start java programming, soon hopefuly.

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If i get a chance to start online course from FAS will they provided any materials?
If its a on-line course its unlikely you will receive a physical book, most likely it will be a pdf and training videos. But since this is Fas, so you won't know till you ask them.

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Is it the real one ComptiA A+ course from FAS http://jobseeker.fas.ie/Default.aspx...HNcBWrYmflcsgC
20 Weeks? What a waste. Either way, if it says you get certified its the right course I suppose. Your local FAS centre should be in a better position to answer these questions.

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One more: which course would You suggest for me? I've already have ECDL and will start java programming, soon hopefuly.
ECDL is not a IT cert, its a "I can use basic functions on a computer cert". Java programming is a whole different ballgame to IT support which is the path A+ would lead you down. I suppose the real question is what do you want to work at?
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Which would be better-java programming or A+ ? I'm really interested in laptop/desktop hardware and all issues.
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Support then. A+, N+ etc. A good start but it gets old soon.
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Support then. A+, N+ etc. A good start but it gets old soon.
When does it gets old? Do You know what's the latest java programming version (on courses) would it be, cuz i heard that it will come v.6 on May?
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When does it gets old?
When nothing is a challenge any more.

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Do You know what's the latest java programming version (on courses) would it be, cuz i heard that it will come v.6 on May?
No idea, I'm not a programmer.
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