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a+ computer support specialist

Looking to start a career in a growing field?

Train to become an A+ Computer Support Specialist under the Accelerating Connections to Employment (ACE) grant initiative! 

Why A+ Computer Support Specialist?

  • Starting entry-level wage between $13 to $17 per hour
  • Demand for A+ Computer Support Specialists is expected to grow nearly 18 percent through 2018
  • One of the top growing career fields in Maryland

What is A+ certification?
A+ certification is an industry-wide, vendor neutral competency test for pc computer support specialists. To become certified you must pass two exams: core hardware and operating systems. Job candidates with A+ certification demonstrate specific skills that most employers consider critical to the job function.

Students must:

  • be 18 years of age or older
  • posses a high school diploma or GED
  • be able to attend 10 weeks of classes, five days per week

Classes are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. from Oct. 7 - Dec. 17 at AACC’s Glen Burnie Town Center location.

Tuition and fees for qualified, selected participants will be provided through grant funding from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration.

For more information and to schedule a private orientation session, call 410-777-7195 or 410-412-5049,  or email

Notice of Nondiscrimination: AACC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, Title IX, ADA Title 504 compliant institution. Call Disability Support Services, 410-777-2306 or Maryland Relay 711, 72 hours in advance to request most accommodations. Requests for sign language interpreters, alternative format books or assistive technology require 30 days’ notice. For information on AACC’s compliance and complaints concerning discrimination or harassment, contact Kelly Koermer, J.D., federal compliance officer, at 410-777-2607 or Maryland Relay 711.

This project is funded by the U.S. Department of Labor under contract #IF-23245-12-61-A-24.  It is part of a national evaluation conducted by Abt Associates, Bethesda, MD.  The ACE evaluation is being conducted by ICF International, Fairfax, VA and the evaluation design have been reviewed and approved by the ICF Institutional Review Board, #4292013.