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hi all Iam just new here. PLease help I need advice;)

Discussion in 'New Members Introduction' started by brunet, Jul 22, 2009.

  1. brunet

    brunet New Member

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    hi I just had visit a man from www.homelearningcollege.com
    Well he offered me, (CompTIA A+ Computer Maintenance) I dont have expierence in IT, also I am working in different sector not IT. Total cost of course is 1.700 pounds is it expensive? Just one more question most important, If I pass the exam CompTIA A+.. Will I find job in IT straight away?? and what type of job can I do If I pass exam. I dont want to waste my last money, so please give me some advice.

    Please help.
    Tom

    thanks to everybody.
    have nice day:)
     
    Certifications: in progress
    WIP: CompTIA A+
  2. jk2447

    jk2447 Petabyte Poster Moderator

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    Welcome to Cert Forums. In a nutshell, yes its very expensive and no, its probably not going to be enough on its own to get your foot in the door. Try using the search facilty on here are tons of people have asked the exact same questions as you. Self study is much much cheaper and achieves the same results. Cheers, Jim
     
    Certifications: BSc (Hons), HND IT, HND Computing, ITIL-F, MBCS CITP, MCP (270,290,291,293,294,298,299,410,411,412) MCTS (401,620,624,652) MCSA:Security, MCSE: Security, Security+, CPTS, VCP4, CCA (XenApp6.5), MCSA 2012, VCP5, VCP6-NV
  3. Mof

    Mof Megabyte Poster

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    there is no guarantee you will get a job at the end of the training, If this is the reason you are thinking of signing up dont.Most people on this forum including myself would say selftrain save yourself thousands and will have just as much chance of getting a job.

    oh yea welcome to CF.
     
    WIP: C++ and A+
  4. Evilwheato

    Evilwheato Kilobyte Poster

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    Very expensive ;)
    It won't instantly get you a job- but it's not a waste of money either ;)
    Grab yourself some books and start reading- the A+ can only help in your IT career!
     
  5. BosonMichael
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    BosonMichael Yottabyte Poster

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    Save your money and use books to self-study. :)
     
    Certifications: CISSP, MCSE+I, MCSE: Security, MCSE: Messaging, MCDST, MCDBA, MCTS, OCP, CCNP, CCDP, CCNA Security, CCNA Voice, CNE, SCSA, Security+, Linux+, Server+, Network+, A+
    WIP: Just about everything!
  6. Qs

    Qs Semi-Honorary Member Gold Member

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    Good advice already given. Hello and welcome to the forums! :)

    Qs
     
    Certifications: MCT, MCSE: Private Cloud, MCSA (2008), MCITP: EA, MCITP: SA, MCSE: 2003, MCSA: 2003, MCITP: EDA7, MCITP: EDST7, MCITP: EST Vista, MCTS: Exh 2010, MCTS:ServerVirt, MCTS: SCCM07 & SCCM2012, MCTS: SCOM07, MCTS: Win7Conf, MCTS: VistaConf, MCDST, MCP, MBCS, HND: Applied IT, ITIL v3: Foundation, CCA

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