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CompTIA A+ Certification Training

CompTIA A+ Certification Training

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CompTIA A+ Certification Training Course – Hands-on

In this CompTIA A+ Certification Training course with a particular focus on CompTIA A+ certification exam preparation, you’ll gain the needed knowledge of basic computer hardware and operating systems. CompTIA A+ Certification Training, will also cover the essential principles of installing, building, upgrading, repairing, configuring, troubleshooting, optimizing, and preventative maintenance on desktop and laptop computers.

With CompTIA A+ Certification Training, you will also learn elements of customer service and communication skills necessary to work with clients. Instructor-led practice exams and quizzes help reinforce course concepts and exam readiness.

CompTIA’s A+ certification is the industry standard for validating the foundational skills needed by today’s computer support technicians and is included in the approved list of certifications to meet DoD Directive 8570.1 requirements. This international vendor-neutral certification requires that you pass two exams: CompTIA A+ Essentials Exam 220-901 and Practical Application Exam 220-902.

Duration: 5 days

CompTIA A+ Certification Training

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Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this CompTIA A+ Certification Training course is defined here:

• Individuals seeking CompTIA A+ certification (220-901 and 220-902)

Class Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this CompTIA A+ Certification Training course are:

• End-user skills with Windows-based PCs
• Basic knowledge of computing concepts

What You Will Learn

Upon completing this CompTIA A+ Certification Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Prepare for the latest A+ certification exams
• Fundamentals of computer technology
• Install and configure PC operating systems
• Configure common features for Android and Apple iOS mobile operating systems
• PC components
• Preventative maintenance
• Operating system technologies
• Communicate with customers in a professional manner
• Computer hardware and peripherals
• Network connections
• Laptop and portable computing device components
• Support printers and scanners
• Secure PCs

CompTIA A+ Certification Training – Course Syllabus:

1. Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting theory

2. Motherboards and CPUs


3. Computer Power Supplies

Power supply connectors
Power supply installation
Power supply troubleshooting

4. Memory

Read-only memory
Random access memory

5. Computer Expansion

Expansion interfaces
Expansion card installation
Connectors and cables

6. Physical Storage

Disk drives
Redundant array of independent disks (RAID)
Optical drives
Other storage methods

7. Input-Output Devices

Input devices
Output devices
Dual input-output devices

8. Display Devices

Display types
Display installation
Display troubleshooting

9. Operating Systems

Windows versions and features
Windows installation and upgrades
Non-Windows operating systems

10. Windows Management

Operating system features and tools
Control Panel utilities
Command-line tools

11. Network Basics

Classifying networks
Network devices
Internet connections

12. Network Cables and Connectors

Twisted-pair connections
Coaxial connections
Optical media

13. Network Protocols

TCP/IP settings
Transport protocols
Application protocols

14. Wireless Networking

Wi-Fi standards
Wireless encryption

15. Windows Networking

Sharing and security
Network connections
Connection troubleshooting

16. Virtualization and Cloud Computing

Cloud computing

17. Mobile Devices

Mobile device types
Mobile device connectivity
Mobile device troubleshooting

18. Security Basics

Security threats
Threat prevention

19. Securing Devices and Data

Workstation security
Mobile device security
Security troubleshooting

20. SOHO Network Configuration

SOHO router features
Network security

21. Printers and Multifunction Print Devices

Printer technologies
Printer installation
Printer maintenance
Printer troubleshooting

22. Custom Computers

Custom computer considerations

23. Operational Procedures
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