CompTIA A+

CompTIA A+ is a five-day training course that teaches you to install, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, and perform preventive maintenance on personal computers, digital devices, and operating systems.

Exam Number:
220-901, 220-902
Exam Name:
CompTIA A+ 220-901, CompTIA A+ 220-902
Certifications:
CompTIA A+
Duration:
5 Days

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Prerequisites

This course requires that you meet the following prerequisites:

  • 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.

What's Included

  • Comprehensive study materials, including practice exams
  • 2 exam vouchers

Course Content

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • 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.

Course Outline

Module 1: Hardware Fundamentals

  • Lesson 1: Personal Computer Components
  • Lesson 2: Storage Devices
  • Lesson 3: Mobile Digital Devices
  • Lesson 4: Connection Interfaces

Module 2: Operating System Fundamentals

  • Lesson 1: PC and Mobile Operating Systems
  • Lesson 2: PC Operating System Tools and Utilities

Module 3: Networking & Security Fundamentals

  • Lesson 1: Network Types
  • Lesson 2: Network Components
  • Lesson 3: Common Network Services
  • Lesson 4: Cloud Concepts
  • Lesson 5: Security Fundamentals

Module 4: Safety & Operational Procedures

  • Lesson 1: Basic Maintenance Tools and Techniques
  • Lesson 2: Personal and Electrical Safety
  • Lesson 3: Environmental Safety and Materials Handling
  • Lesson 4: Professionalism and Communication
  • Lesson 5: Organizational Policies and Procedures
  • Lesson 6: Troubleshooting Theory

Module 5: Supporting Display Devices

  • Lesson 1: Install Display Devices
  • Lesson 2: Configure Display Devices
  • Lesson 3: Troubleshoot Video and Display Devices

Module 6: Installing & Configuring Peripheral Components

  • Lesson 1: Install and Configure Input Devices
  • Lesson 2: Install and Configure Output Devices
  • Lesson 3: Install and Configure Input/Output Devices
  • Lesson 4: Install and Configure Expansion Cards

Module 7: Managing System Components

  • Lesson 1: Identify Motherboard Components and Features
  • Lesson 2: Install and Configure CPUs and Cooling Systems
  • Lesson 3: Install Power Supplies
  • Lesson 4: Troubleshoot System Components

Module 8: Managing Data Storage

  • Lesson 1: Identify RAM Types and Features
  • Lesson 2: Troubleshoot RAM Issues
  • Lesson 3: Install and Configure Storage Devices
  • Lesson 4: Configure the System Firmware
  • Lesson 5: Troubleshoot Hard Drives and RAID Arrays

Module 9: Installing & Configuring Microsoft Windows

  • Lesson 1: Implement Client-Side Virtualization
  • Lesson 2: Install Microsoft Windows
  • Lesson 3: Use Microsoft Windows
  • Lesson 4: Configure Microsoft Windows
  • Lesson 5: Upgrade Microsoft Windows

Module 10: Optimizing & Maintaining Mircrosoft Windows

  • Lesson 1: Optimize Microsoft Windows
  • Lesson 2: Back Up and Restore System Data
  • Lesson 3: Perform Disk Maintenance
  • Lesson 4: Update Software

Module 11: Working with Other Operating Systems

  • Lesson 1: The OS X Operating System
  • Lesson 2: The Linux Operating System

Module 12: Customized Client Environments

  • Lesson 1: Types of Common Business Clients
  • Lesson 2: Custom Client Environments

Module 13: Networking Technologies

  • Lesson 1: TCP/IP Properties and Characteristics
  • Lesson 2: TCP/IP
  • Lesson 3: Internet Connections
  • Lesson 4: Ports and Protocols
  • Lesson 5: Networking Tools

Module 14: Installing & Configuring Networking Capabilities

  • Lesson 1: Configure Basic Windows Networking
  • Lesson 2: Configure Network Perimeters
  • Lesson 3: Using Windows Networking Features
  • Lesson 4: Install and Configure SOHO Networks

Module 15: Supporting Mobile Digital Devices

  • Lesson 1: Install and Configure Exterior Laptop Components
  • Lesson 2: Install and Configure Interior Laptop Components
  • Lesson 3: Other Mobile Devices
  • Lesson 4: Mobile Device Accessories and Ports
  • Lesson 5: Mobile Device Connectivity
  • Lesson 6: Mobile Device Synchronization
  • Lesson 7: Troubleshoot Mobile Device Hardware

Module 16: Supporting Printers & Multifunction Devices

  • Lesson 1: Printer and Multifunction Technologies
  • Lesson 2: Install and Configure Printers
  • Lesson 3: Maintain Printers
  • Lesson 4: Troubleshoot Printers

Module 17: Security Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Controls

  • Lesson 1: Common Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
  • Lesson 2: General Security Controls
  • Lesson 3: Mobile Security Controls
  • Lesson 4: Data Destruction and Disposal Methods

Module 18: Implementing Security Controls

  • Lesson 1: Secure Operating Systems
  • Lesson 2: Secure Workstations
  • Lesson 3: Secure SOHO Networks
  • Lesson 4: Secure Mobile Devices

Module 19: Troubleshooting System-Wide Issues

  • Lesson 1: Troubleshoot PC Operating Systems
  • Lesson 2: Troubleshoot Mobile Device Operating Systems and Applications
  • Lesson 3: Troubleshoot Wired and Wireless Networks
  • Lesson 4: Troubleshoot Common Security Issues