CompTIA A+ 2012 - Part 1

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Overview

This course will build on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer software and hardware to present fundamental skills and concepts that you will use on the job.

Objectives

In this course, you will acquire the essential skills and information you will need to install, upgrade, repair, configure, troubleshoot, optimize, and perform preventative maintenance of basic personal computer hardware and operating systems.

Audience

Students taking this course should have the following skills: end-user skills with Windows®-based personal computers, including the ability to: browse and search for information on the Internet; start up, shut down, and log on to a computer and network; run programs; and move, copy, delete, and rename files in Windows Explorer. Students should also have basic knowledge of computing concepts, including the difference between hardware and software; the functions of software components, such as the operating system, applications, and file systems; and the function of a computer network.

Syllabus

Hardware Fundamentals

  • Computer System Components
  • Storage Devices
  • Device Connections and Interfaces

Operating System Fundamentals

  • Personal Computer Operating Systems
  • Windows Control Panel Utilities
  • Command Line Tools
  • Windows Security Settings
  • Windows Operating System Tools

Operational Procedures

  • Basic Maintenance Tools and Techniques
  • Electrical Safety
  • Environmental Safety and Materials Handling
  • Professionalism and Communication

Peripheral Components

  • Install and Configure Display Devices
  • Install and Configure Input Devices
  • Install and Configure Expansion Cards
  • Install and Configure Multimedia Devices

Managing System Components

  • Motherboards
  • CPUs and Cooling Systems
  • Select and Install Power Supplies
  • RAM Types and Features
  • Install and Configure Storage Devices
  • Configure the System BIOS

Installing and Configuring Operating Systems

  • Implement Virtualization
  • Install Microsoft Windows
  • Windows Upgrades
  • Windows Preventive Maintenance

Customized Client Environments

  • Standard Clients
  • Custom Client Environments

Training provider

Teaching mode:
Classroom - Instructor Led
Online - Instructor Led
Duration: 5 days
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United States
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