CompTIA A+ Course



Course Details:

Length: 5 days

Price: $2,195/person (USD)

Group Price: Request Quote

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Course Features:

Live Instructor Teaching

Certificate of Completion

Courseware: Print

Hands-On Learning?: Yes

Software Lab Included?: Yes

Delivery Methods:

Live Online

Individuals and Groups
@ Your Location

Onsite for Teams

Group Teams
@ Your Organization

This is an instructor-led course. It is taught by an instructor live online or at organizations for groups.
For team training, we can teach onsite at your office or private live online.

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Course Overview

This course is your complete solution for A+ exam preparation. Covering 100% of Exam 220-1101 (Core 1) and Exam 220-1102 (Core 2) objectives, this course gives you everything you need to ensure that you not only understand the basics of IT, but that you can demonstrate your understanding effectively. This course has been updated to reflect the exam's new focus.

The CompTIA A+ certification is the essential computer technician credential, and is required by over 100 leading employers. This course helps you prepare and practice so you can approach the Core 1 (220-1101) and Core 2 (220-1102) exams, covering the following new content, emphasizing the technologies and skills IT pros need to support a hybrid workforce.

  • Increased reliance on SaaS applications for remote work
  • More on troubleshooting and how to remotely diagnose and correct common software, hardware, or connectivity problems
  • Changing core technologies from cloud virtualization and IoT device security to data management and scripting
  • Multiple operating systems now encountered by technicians on a regular basis, including the major systems, their use cases, and how to keep them running properly
  • Reflects the changing nature of the job role, where many tasks are sent to specialized providers as certified personnel need to assess whether it’s best to fix something on site, or to save time and money by sending proprietary technologies directly to vendors

Register Early: Registration Deadline is 2 Weeks Prior to Class Start.


Course Notes

Suggested Follow-Ons

CompTIA Network+

Related Certifications

CompTIA A+ Certification

Certification Notes: Certification exams are administered by third-party testing companies. Our courses prepare you for the certification exam, which is an additional fee paid to the testing provider. You must contact the corresponding testing provider to take a certification exam.

 

Course Topics

Introduction

 

Part I 220-1101

Chapter 1: Motherboards, Processors, and Memory
• Understanding Motherboards
• Understanding Processors
• Understanding Memory
• Understanding Cooling Systems
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 2: Internal Expansion, Storage Devices, and Power Supplies
• Installing and Configuring Expansion Cards
• Understanding Storage Devices
• Understanding Power Supplies
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 3: Peripherals, Cables and Connectors
• Understanding Cables and Connectors
• Understanding Uses of Peripheral Devices
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 4: Printers and Multifunction Devices
• Understanding Print Technologies and Imaging Processes
• Installing and Maintaining Printers
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 5: Networking Fundamentals
• Understanding Networking Principles
• Identifying Common Network Hardware
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 6: Introduction to TCP/IP
• Understanding TCP/IP
• Understanding Virtual Networks
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 7: Wireless and SOHO Networks
• Understanding Wireless Networking Technologies
• Installing and Configuring SOHO Networks
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 8: Network Services, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing
• Understanding Network Services
• Understanding Virtualization and Cloud Computing
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 9: Laptops and Mobile Device Hardware
• Working with Laptops and Mobile Device Hardware
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 10: Mobile Connectivity and Application Support
• Understanding Network Connectivity
• Understanding Application Support
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 11 :Troubleshooting Methodology and Resolving Core Hardware Problems
• Using the Troubleshooting Best Practice Methodology
• Troubleshooting Motherboards, CPUs, RAM, and Power Problems
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 12: Hardware and Network Troubleshooting
• Troubleshooting Storage Drives and RAID Arrays
• Troubleshooting Video, Projector, and Display Issues
• Troubleshooting Common Mobile Device Issues
• Troubleshooting Printer Problems
• Troubleshooting Networking Problems
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

 

Part II 220-1102

Chapter 13: Operating System Basics
• Understanding Operating Systems
• Understanding Applications
• Introduction to Windows 10
• Preparing for the Exam
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 14: Windows Configuration
• Interacting with Operating Systems
• The Windows Registry
• Disk Management
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 15: Windows Administration
• Installing and Upgrading Windows
• Command-Line Tools
• Networking in Windows
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 16: Working with macOS and Linux
• macOS and Linux
• Applications on macOS
• Best Practices
• Tools
• System Preferences
• Features
• Basic Linux Commands
• Linux and Windows
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 17: Security Concepts
• Physical Security Concepts
• Physical Security for Staff
• Logical Security
• Malware
• Mitigating Software Threats
• Social Engineering Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities
• Common Security Threats
• Exploits and Vulnerabilities
• Security Best Practices
• Destruction and Disposal Methods
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 18: Securing Operating Systems
• Working with Windows OS Security Settings
• Web Browser Security
• Securing a SOHO Network (Wireless)
• Securing a SOHO Network (Wired)
• Mobile Device Security
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 19: Troubleshooting Operating Systems and Security
• Troubleshooting Common Microsoft Windows OS Problems
• Troubleshooting Security Issues
• Best Practices for Malware Removal
• Troubleshooting Mobile OS Issues
• Troubleshooting Mobile Security Issues
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 20: Scripting and Remote Access
• Scripting
• Remote Access
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 21: Safety and Environmental Concerns
• Understanding Safety Procedures
• Understanding Environmental Controls
• Understanding Policies, Licensing, and Privacy
• Summary
• Exam Essentials

Chapter 22: Documentation and Professionalism
• Documentation and Support
• Change Management Best Practices
• Disaster Prevention and Recovery
• Demonstrating Professionalism
• Summary
• Exam Essentials


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