CompTIA A+

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus, Sighthill Campus


This course runs as both an evening course (Granton Campus) and an online course (Sighthill Campus).

CompTIA A+ is an industry-renowned qualification with top companies such as Microsoft and Cisco recognising A+ certification. This course is ideal if you would like to learn to diagnose computer problems, repair, configure and install computer hardware and operating systems. You will also learn essential skills that will allow you to troubleshoot and upgrade personal computers. The course is, therefore, a great way to enhance your career prospects.

Content: Diagnose Computer Problems; Computer Hardware; Operating Systems; Troubleshooting; Upgrading Personal Computers.

Note: Distance Learning course is at Sighthill campus and evening class is at Granton campus.

Entry Requirements

Maths, Computing Science or a science subject at National 5. Interview.

Start Date

August, January



Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (evening)

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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