A+ Training RRS feed

  • Question

  • What are good and legitimate computer schools in Florida or Online?

    Saturday, December 12, 2009 9:59 AM


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  • Are you available to travel for a week?

    (If yes) http://www.netcominfo.com/packages/8000/A+-and-Network+-Boot-Camp-training.html 

    Hope this is helpful.
    Rubel Khan - MY BLOG!
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    • Proposed as answer by Rubel Khan Sunday, December 20, 2009 1:53 PM
    • Marked as answer by Rubel Khan Saturday, January 9, 2010 3:51 AM
    Sunday, December 20, 2009 1:53 PM
  • Greetings Getk.  FYI, without ever holding a real IT job, or spending actual "time" studying for the A+ exam... all I did was read about 20pages of the A+ for Dummies book and passed; its easy.  I think anyone can pass this exam easy if you A) have the experience and/or if computers was a true hobby for you for the last decade, or B) if you take a week of leave and use it to ensure that you have the A+ objectives covered (comptia.org), what youre tested on is clearly specified.
    Tuesday, December 22, 2009 1:31 AM
  • I don't agree that "anyone" can pass the A+. Perhaps for those of us in the industry for several years it's a non-issue exam but for those true newbies it's hardly a laugh. That being said, I equally don't think you need to waste your money on a school. It's simply not worth it. Save a school for the CCNA or some specialized security training. Otherwise you risk blowing your entire training budget on one exam. Sort of like spending your entire college tuition budget on the first semester of the first year.

    As for online training. I would suggest the following:

    • Preplogic - Have personally used and have five of my techs using currently. Excellent videos and audio training.
    • Testout - Also used in the past. Top notch lab sims. Love them. Prefer Preplogic for the actual training portion though.
    • Transcender - If you're fearful of failing these guys still demand the most respect in practice test space. Pricey but good.

    There are positively other players out there that you could consider. However, these are three of the best guarantees as to product quality. Also, you could buy all the training from all of these guys and still end up paying less than you would for a school. That's typically a big factor in these decisions.
    Hope this helps.
    Jim Guy

    Systems Administrator
    Kirkland, Washington
    Tuesday, December 22, 2009 9:18 AM