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Hello All.

Discussion in 'New Members Introduction' started by Akaza, Aug 13, 2009.

  1. Akaza

    Akaza Bit Poster

    Hello All,

    After looking through the forum it looks like I need some help and direction and would greatly appreciate your thoughts.

    Im 23 and currently a Butcher, I want a career change and with IT its something I always wanted to do but never had got around to pursue.

    With a little one on the way it has kicked my behind into gear and looking into the future.

    I want to go into IT Technical support so I gain gain experience while broading my knowledge within the field, so one day I could start my own business in this area to business/households.

    With the research I have done it would seem to do the CompTIA A+ Essentials with 220-602: IT Technician.

    After this I would then be able to gain entry into a company to gain valued experience so that I can continue onto a MCDST.. If im correct? Allowing me to progress onto my career ladder giving me the knowlege to one day start my own Business.

    I have looked into TrainingProviders and they all seem hugely overpriced, and im pretty sure that I could pass the A+ exams with self learning with "CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Sixth Edition" by Mike Meyers.

    - Is this a good route to follow?
    - How much would it roughly cost?

    Thanks for reading, I know its a long post and I thank you for taking time to read this and hope you can help me.

    Thanks Again,
  2. JK2447
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    JK2447 Petabyte Poster Administrator

    Welcome! I've only taken Security+ but I'm sure someone will advise you soon. 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, VSP, VTSP
    WIP: AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate

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