CompTIA A+

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Course Overview

CompTIA A+ certified professionals are proven problem solvers. They support today's core technologies from security to cloud to data management and more. CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for launching IT careers into today's digital world. It is the only industry recognized credential with performance-based items to prove pros can think on their feet to perform critical IT support tasks in the moment. It is trusted by employers around the world to identify the go-to person in end point management and technical support roles. CompTIA A+ is regularly re-invented by IT experts to ensure that it validates core skills and abilities demanded in the workplace.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for individuals who have basic computer user skills and who are interested in obtaining a job as an entry-level IT technician. This course is also designed for students who are seeking the CompTIA A+ certification and who want to prepare for the CompTIA A+ Core 1 220-1101 Certification Exam and the CompTIA A+ Core 2 220-1102 Certification Exam.

Course Objectives

    On course completion, participants will be able to:

  • Support operating systems.
  • Install and configure PC system unit components and peripheral devices.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot display and multimedia devices.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot storage devices.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot internal system components.
  • Install, configure, and maintain operating systems.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows.
  • Explain network infrastructure concepts.
  • Configure and troubleshoot network connections.
  • Manage users, workstations, and shared resources.
  • Implement client virtualization and cloud computing.
  • Implement physical security.
  • Secure workstations and data.
  • Troubleshoot workstation security issues.
  • Support and troubleshoot laptops.
  • Support and troubleshoot mobile devices.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot print devices.
  • Implement operational procedures.

Course Outline

1 - Installing Motherboards and Connectors

  • Explain Cable Types and Connectors
  • Install and Configure Motherboards
  • Explain Legacy Cable Types

2 - Installing System Devices

  • Install and Configure Power Supplies and Cooling
  • Select and Install Storage Devices
  • Install and Configure System Memory
  • Install and Configure CPUs

3 - Troubleshooting PC Hardware

  • Apply Troubleshooting Methodology
  • Configure BIOS/UEFI
  • Troubleshoot Power and Disk Issues
  • Troubleshoot System and Display Issues

4 - Comparing Local Networking Hardware

  • Compare Network Types
  • Compare Networking Hardware
  • Explain Network Cable Types
  • Compare Wireless Networking Types

5 - Configuring Network Addressing and Internet Connections

  • Compare Internet Connection Types
  • Use Basic TCP/IP Concepts
  • Compare Protocols and Ports
  • Compare Network Configuration Concepts

6 - Supporting Network Services

  • Summarize Services Provided by Networked Hosts
  • Compare Internet and Embedded Appliances
  • Troubleshoot Networks

7 - Summarizing Virtualization and Cloud Concepts

  • Summarize Client-Side Virtualization
  • Summarize Cloud Concepts

8 - Supporting Mobile Devices

  • Set Up Mobile Devices and Peripherals
  • Configure Mobile Device Apps
  • Install and Configure Laptop Hardware
  • Troubleshoot Mobile Device Issues

9 - Supporting Print Devices

10 - Configuring Windows

  • Deploy Printer and Multifunction Devices
  • Replace Print Device Consumables
  • Troubleshoot Print Device Issues
  • 11 - Managing Windows

    • Configure Windows User Settings
    • Configure Windows System Settings
    • 12 - Identifying OS Types and Features

      • Use Management Consoles
      • Use Performance and Troubleshooting Tools
      • Use Command-line Tools
      • 13 - Supporting Windows

        • Explain OS Types
        • Compare Windows Editions
        • 14 - Managing Windows Networking

          • Perform OS Installations and Upgrades
          • Install and Configure Applications
          • Troubleshoot Windows OS Problems
          • 15 - Managing Linux and macOS

            • Manage Windows Networking
            • Troubleshoot Windows Networking
            • Configure Windows Security Settings
            • Manage Windows Shares
            • 16 - Configuring SOHO Network Security

              • Identify Features of Linux
              • Identify Features of macOS
              • 17 - Managing Security Settings

                • Explain Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities
                • Compare Wireless Security Protocols
                • Configure SOHO Router Security
                • Summarize Security Measures
                • 18 - Supporting Mobile Software

                  • Configure Workstation Security
                  • Configure Browser Security
                  • Troubleshoot Workstation Security Issues
                  • 19 - Using Support and Scripting Tools

                    • Configure Mobile OS Security
                    • Troubleshoot Mobile OS and App Software
                    • Troubleshoot Mobile OS and App Security
                    • 20 - Implementing Operational Procedures

                      • Use Remote Access Technologies
                      • Implement Backup and Recovery
                      • Explain Data Handling Best Practices
                      • Identify Basics of Scripting
                        • Implement Best Practice Documentation
                        • Use Proper Communication Techniques
                        • Use Common Safety and Environmental Procedures

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Class Dates & Times

Class times are listed Mountain time

This is a 5-day class

Price: $2,495.00

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