Program Overview

Course Overview

The CompTIA A+ certification is the national standard for entry into the professional IT world. This in-depth training course teaches the student how to install, repair, upgrade, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, and perform preventative maintenance on personal computers and operating systems. The A+ certification by CompTIA is an international and vendor neutral certification that has been endorsed and recognized by industry computing manufacturers and organizations. Being certified in A+ is a typical requirement if you are looking to enter or further your career with companies like Microsoft, HP, Cisco, Novell, CompuCom, Ricoh, Staples, and more.


A+ (220-901 and 220-902) Series courseware with approximately 25 hours of instructive video, interactive labs, pre-tests/post-tests, adaptive test prep program, online student workbook, and two 900 series exam vouchers (both the 901 and 902 tests are required to gain A+ certification). We will also include our education coaching. Also included with the certification program are the A+ textbooks.

Median Salary in 2014

  • $57,600 per year


None, but consider adding the Network+ and the Security+ certifications to round out the client’s education and enable them to advance their career more quickly.

Course Outline

What courses will I take?

The following courses are included in the CompTIA A+ Certificate program. You will progress through the program through a series of detailed and engaging video lessons and assessments through the OnlineExpert platform from LearnKey. The CompTIA A+ single track program has a total of 13 credits.

Course ID Course Name Credit Hours
TCH 100
Computer Industry Association Hardware Certificate+ Part I 6 Credit Hours
This course introduces the standard that forms the basis of this two-part class, covering the maintenance of PC’s, mobile devices, laptops, operating systems, and printers. The CompTIA A+ certification is the ideal starting point for a career in IT. The emphasis in the Part I course is on the topics related to computer hardware.
Computer Industry Association Hardware Certificate+ Part II
7 Credit Hours
This course continues to expand upon the standard, with emphasis on topics related to mobile devices, security, and troubleshooting.  Prerequisite: TCH100.

Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans

The total price for the Brighton College CompTIA Certificate is $2,635.

Total Tuition $2,535
Enrollment Fee $100
Total Sales Price $2,635

All academic and financial obligations to the school must be made prior to release of final transcripts and diploma. For full admission requirements visit: Admission Procedures.

  • Full Payment Plan: Pay in full for a total program price of of $2,335. Save $300!
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Financial Assistance

The programs at Brighton College are approved for Veterans benefits. Brighton College also works with many employers’ Tuition Reimbursement programs as well as various Workforce Development and Vocational Rehabilitation programs. To find out if you qualify for these programs, call our office at 1-800-354-1254 for more information.


Change of Program $50
Additional Transcript $10
Late Payment $25
Returned Check / Declined Credit Card $25
Academic Extension* $500
Re-Admission Fee $200

Textbooks and Materials

All textbooks and learning materials are provided for students in the CompTIA program. Ebooks will be utilized when available. Courses are taken one at a time, and textbooks and materials are delivered as new courses are released to the student.

Career Services

Brighton College is dedicated to assisting you with your job search. Below are just a few ways we work to ensure that as a graduate you are positioned to take the next step toward achieving your career goals.

Specialized Career Course

As a Brighton College graduate, you will have the option to take a course that focuses on career information and prepares you for your job search. Learn important skills such as networking, career management, and building interpersonal relationships.

One-On-One Cover Letter Assistance

You will learn how to build and design effective cover letters and follow-up letters. In addition, we will show specific examples.

Interview Preparation

You will learn interview techniques and tips on how to answer the most commonly asked questions.