CompTIA A+

The CompTIA A+ Certification

is the most popular and recognized entry level computer course in the IT industry!

Register Now: City College of New York (

This course covers topics such as building, fixing, and troubleshooting computers and simple networking concepts.

After successful completion of the course, students are eligible to sit for both CompTIA 1001 and 1002 exams.

Successful candidates will have the knowledge required to:

  • Assemble components based on customer requirements, Install, configure, and maintain PCs, mobile devices, and software
  • Understand the basics of networking and security forensics
  • Properly diagnose & resolve common hardware and software issues
  • Apply troubleshooting skills
  • Provide appropriate customer support
  • Understand scripting, virtualization, desktop imaging, and deployment



*Not including $25 registration fee


Tuesday, Wednesdays & Thursdays 

6pm - 9pm EST


18 Class Sessions

Course Requirements

  • Windows 10 PC
  • 8MB of RAM
  • Multicore CPU
  • 64-bit processor

Instructor Bio




Professor Juan Rodriguez

Professor Rodriguez holds a Master’s degree in Cyber Security from Mercy College and a BA in Psychology from John Jay.  He is currently Professor in Cybersecurity at SUNY Westchester. He is certified in A+, Network + and Security+ and has a background teaching hardware skill as well as software and cybersecurity.  He has also taught as an adjunct at BMCC, Lincoln Tech, Mercy College, Union County CC, and Guttman CC.  Much of his teaching experience is in the area of networking, however he has taught cyber security and programming at Union CC since January 2018. He also has substantial “help desk” experience.

Last Updated: 08/10/2022 21:03