CompTIA A+ Certification

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This course provides material for:
CompTIA Exam codes: 220-901, 220-902
Certificate: CompTIA A+

Overview

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.

Objectives

In this course, you will install, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, and perform preventive maintenance on personal computers, digital devices, and operating systems. You will:
  • Identify the hardware components of personal computers and mobile digital devices
  • Identify the basic components and functions of operating systems
  • Identify networking and security fundamentals
  • Identify the operational procedures that should be followed by professional PC technicians
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot display devices
  • Install and configure peripheral components
  • Manage system components
  • Manage data storage
  • Install and configure Microsoft Windows
  • Optimize and maintain Microsoft Windows
  • Work with other operating systems
  • Identify the hardware and software requirements for client environment configurations
  • Identify network technologies
  • Install and configure networking capabilities
  • Support mobile digital devices
  • Support printers and multifunction devices
  • Identify security threats, vulnerabilities, and controls
  • Implement security controls
  • Troubleshoot system-wide issues.

Audience

If you are getting ready for a career as an entry-level information technology (IT) professional or personal computer (PC) service technician, the CompTIA® A+® Certification course is the first step in your preparation.

Syllabus

Hardware Fundamentals

  • Topic A: Personal Computer Components
  • Topic B: Storage Devices
  • Topic C: Mobile Digital Devices
  • Topic D: Connection Interfaces

Operating System Fundamentals

  • Topic A: PC and Mobile Operating Systems
  • Topic B: PC Operating System Tools and Utilities

Networking & Security Fundamentals

  • Topic A: Network Types
  • Topic B: Network Components
  • Topic C: Common Network Services
  • Topic D: Cloud Concepts
  • Topic E: Security Fundamentals

Safety & Operational Procedures

  • Topic A: Basic Maintenance Tools and Techniques
  • Topic B: Personal and Electrical Safety
  • Topic C: Environmental Safety and Materials Handling
  • Topic D: Professionalism and Communication
  • Topic E: Organizational Policies and Procedures
  • Topic F: Troubleshooting Theory

Supporting Display Devices

  • Topic A: Install Display Devices
  • Topic B: Configure Display Devices
  • Topic C: Troubleshoot Video and Display Devices

Installing & Configuring Peripheral Components

  • Topic A: Install and Configure Input Devices
  • Topic B: Install and Configure Output Devices
  • Topic C: Install and Configure Input/Output Devices
  • Topic D: Install and Configure Expansion Cards

Managing System Components

  • Topic A: Identify Motherboard Components and Features
  • Topic B: Install and Configure CPUs and Cooling Systems
  • Topic C: Install Power Supplies
  • Topic D: Troubleshoot System Components

Managing Data Storage

  • Topic A: Identify RAM Types and Features
  • Topic B: Troubleshoot RAM Issues
  • Topic C: Install and Configure Storage Devices
  • Topic D: Configure the System Firmware
  • Topic E: Troubleshoot Hard Drives and RAID Arrays

Installing & Configuring Microsoft Windows

  • Topic A: Implement Client-Side Virtualization
  • Topic B: Install Microsoft Windows
  • Topic C: Use Microsoft Windows
  • Topic D: Configure Microsoft Windows
  • Topic E: Upgrade Microsoft Windows

Optimizing & Maintaining Microsoft Windows

  • Topic A: Optimize Microsoft Windows
  • Topic B: Back Up and Restore System Data
  • Topic C: Perform Disk Maintenance
  • Topic D: Update Software

Working with Other Operating Systems

  • Topic A: The OS X Operating System
  • Topic B: The Linux Operating System

Customized Client Enviroments

  • Topic A: Types of Common Business Clients
  • Topic B: Custom Client Environments

Networking Technologies

  • Topic A: TCP/IP Properties and Characteristics
  • Topic B: TCP/IP
  • Topic C: Internet Connections
  • Topic D: Ports and Protocols
  • Topic E: Networking Tools

Installing & Configuring Networking Capabilities

  • Topic A: Configure Basic Windows Networking
  • Topic B: Configure Network Perimeters
  • Topic C: Using Windows Networking Features
  • Topic D: Install and Configure SOHO Networks

Supporting Mobile Digital Devices

  • Topic A: Install and Configure Exterior Laptop Components
  • Topic B: Install and Configure Interior Laptop Components
  • Topic C: Other Mobile Devices
  • Topic D: Mobile Device Accessories and Ports
  • Topic E: Mobile Device Connectivity
  • Topic F: Mobile Device Synchronization
  • Topic G: Troubleshoot Mobile Device Hardware

Supporting Printers & Multifunction Devices

  • Topic A: Printer and Multifunction Technologies
  • Topic B: Install and Configure Printers
  • Topic C: Maintain Printers
  • Topic D: Troubleshoot Printers

Security Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Controls

  • Topic A: Common Security Thre

Training provider

Teaching mode:
Online - Self paced
Classroom - Instructor Led
Online - Instructor Led
Duration: 5 days
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