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CompTIA A+ Certification Training – Hands-on
CompTIA A+ Certification Training Prep (Exam 202-1001/1002) Course – Hands.
CompTIA A+ Certification Training: 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 220-1001 and Practical Application Exam 220-1002.
In this CompTIA A+ Certification Training (Exam 202-1001/1002) course that’s focused on CompTIA A+ certification exam preparation, you’ll gain the needed knowledge of basic computer hardware and operating systems. With CompTIA A+ Certification Training, you will cover the essential principles of installing, building, upgrading, repairing, configuring, troubleshooting, optimizing, and preventative maintenance on desktop and laptop computers. You will also learn elements of customer service and communication skills necessary to work with clients with this CompTIA A+ Certification Training. Instructor-led practice exams and quizzes help reinforce CompTIA A+ Certification Training course concepts and exam readiness.
Our CompTIA A+ Certification Training Prep Course courseware has received CompTIA Authorized Quality Curriculum (CAQC) approval. The CompTIA CAQC symbol assures you that all test objectives are covered in the training material.
• If you are familiar with some aspects of this CompTIA A+ Certification Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the CompTIA A+ Certification Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
• If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the CompTIA A+ Certification Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.
Audience / Target Group:
The target audience for this CompTIA A+ Certification Training course:
• Individuals seeking CompTIA A+ certification (220-1001 and 220-1002)
CompTIA A+ Certification Training – Class Prerequisites:
The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this CompTIA A+ Certification Training course are as follows:
• End-user skills with Windows-based PCs
• Basic knowledge of computing concepts
CompTIA A+ Certification Training – Objectives:
Upon completing this CompTIA A+ Certification Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:
• Prepare for the latest A+ certification exams.
• Support basic IT infrastructure, including endpoint management, advanced device connectivity
troubleshooting, and basic networking.
• Configure and support PC, mobile and IoT device hardware, including components, connectors
• Implement basic data backup and recovery methods and apply data storage and management
• Demonstrate baseline security skills for IT support professionals, including detecting and
removing malware, addressing privacy concerns, physical security and device hardening.
• Configure device operating systems, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Chrome OS, Android and
iOS and administer client-based as well as cloud-based (SaaS) software.
• Troubleshoot and problem solve core service and support challenges while applying best
practices for documentation, change management, and the use of scripting in IT support.
CompTIA A+ Certification Training – Course Syllabus:
• Troubleshooting theory
Motherboards and CPUs
Power supplies and power connectors
• Power supply connectors
• Power supply installation
• Power supply troubleshooting
• Read-only memory
• Random access memory
• Expansion interfaces
• Expansion card installation
• Connectors and cables
• Disk drives
• RAID storage
• Optical drives
• Other storage methods
• Input devices
• Output devices
• Dual input-output devices
• Display technologies
• Display management
• Windows versions and features
• Non-Windows operating systems
• Operating system installation and upgrades
• Applications and scripting
• Operating system features and tools
• Control Panel utilities
• Command-line tools
• Windows troubleshooting
• Classifying networks
• Network devices
• Internet connections
Network cables and connectors
• Twisted-pair connections
• Coaxial connections
• Optical media
• TCP/IP settings
• Transport protocols
• Application protocols
• Wireless technology
• Wi-Fi standards
• Network shares
• Network connections
• Connection troubleshooting
Virtualization and cloud computing
• Cloud computing
• Mobile device types
• Mobile device configuration
• Mobile device troubleshooting
• Threats and vulnerabilities
• Security controls
• Operating system security
• Security hardware and software
Securing devices and data
• Workstation security
• Mobile device security
• Security troubleshooting
SOHO network configuration
• SOHO router features
• Network security
Printers and multi-function devices
• Printer technologies
• Printer installation and maintenance
• Printer troubleshooting
• Custom computer considerations
• IT operations
• Environmental factors
• Incident response
• Backup and recovery