CompTIA A+ Certification

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  • Globally recognised and accredited

  • Match professional tech skills with communication skills

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Duration: 5 Days*

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CompTIA A+ Certification

Course Overview

The CompTIA A+ course is designed to provide knowledge about windows and its supporting networks. The delegates will gain an understanding of peripherals devices and adapters. The five-day course enables the delegates to install, configure and maintain the devices in the most efficient manner. The course provides a thorough knowledge of the concepts such as customer support, virtualization and desktop imaging.

Course Outline

An Introduction to Windows

  • An Overview of Windows Operating System
  • Describing Windows Vista, 7 and 8
  • System requirements
  • Upgrading paths
  • Identifying Administration Tools
  • An Introduction to Control Panel and System Properties
  • Recognising Administrative Tools
  • Define Windows Registry
  • Define Storage Management
  • Understanding Disk Partitions and File Systems
  • Describing Mount Points and Disk Images
  • Define Arrays Adding
  • Define File Management
  • Navigation of Directories and File Management using a Command Prompt
  • Management of Applications, Software and Services

Supporting Windows

  • Define Device Management
  • Hardware configuration
  • Device Manager usage
  • Understanding Sound and Display Settings
  • Performance and Viewing System Information Management
  • Observing Performance
  • Using Advanced System Properties
  • Troubleshooting Windows, Models, and Processes
  • Troubleshooting Windows and Application Errors
  • Handling Users and Group Accounts
  • Installation of Windows and Boot Methods
  • Organisation of Hard Disk and Implementation an Attended Installation
  • Troubleshooting of Boot Problems
  • An Overview of BIOS and UEFI
  • What is Restoring System?
  • Advanced Boot Options Menu description
  • Repairing System and Reinstallation
  • An Overview of Maintenance and Backup
  • Understanding Disk Maintenance Utilities and Task Scheduler
  • Understanding Patch Management and Data Backup
  • Restoring User Profiles
  • An Overview of Threats and Susceptibilities
  • Understanding Security Basics, Policies, and Engineering
  • Network Foot printing and fingerprinting
  • Methods of Network Attack
  • Describing Viruses and Malware
  • Types of Malware
  • Define Anti-virus software and symptoms
  • Understanding Quarantine and Remediation
  • Malware Infections avoidance
  • Securing Workstations
  • Workstation, Digital, and Physical Security
  • Security of Data
  • Data and Corporate Security Policy
  • Data Encryption and Disposal Methods
  • Understanding Data Incident Response Policies

Define Supporting Windows Networks

  • Define Network Connections and IP Configuration
  • An Overview of network card properties
  • Describe Establishing Internet Connections and Remote Access Utilities
  • Obtaining Network Connections
  • Define Windows, Network and Host Firewalls
  • Getting SOHO Networks
  • Discuss Shared Resources Configuration
  • An Introduction to Domains, Workgroups, and Home groups
  • File and Folder Sharing Configuration
  • Understanding NTFS File and Folder Permissions
  • An Overview of Virtualization and Services
  • Security Requests and Cloud Computing
  • Define Networked Host Services

An Introduction to Linux, OS X, and Mobile OS

  • An Overview of Linux Operating System
  • Classifying Linux Distros and Shells
  • Accomplishing Linux File System
  • Handling Linux User Accounts
  • An Overview of OS X
  • Define OS X File systems, software management, networking, and troubleshooting
  • Define Cellular Data Networks and Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Networks
  • An Overview of Mobile OS Security and Troubleshooting
  • Understanding Mobile OS Security, Access Control, and Policies
  • Troubleshooting Mobile OS, Wireless and Security Issues
  • An Outline of Safety and Environmental Processes
  • Describing Local Government Regulations and Electrical Safety
  • Describing Cable Management and Lifting Methods
  • Defining Disposal and Recycling
  • An Overview of Cable Management and Lifting Techniques
  • What are Customer Services and Communication Skills

An Overview of Peripherals and Adapters

  • Outlining motherboard components
  • Defining System Case Types and disassembling a PC
  • Understanding Motherboard Layout and Sizes
  • Describing Motherboard Components and Bus Architecture
  • An Overview of connection interfaces
  • Defining various types of ports and devices
  • Peripheral Installation and configuration
  • What are display devices
  • Discuss types of display devices
  • Troubleshooting of display problems
  • An Overview of audio and multimedia device
  • Describing storage devices and adapters
  • An Introduction to Flash and Tape drives

An Overview of System Components

  • An Overview of mass storage devices
  • An Introduction to memories and Central Processing Unit
  • Define Architecture, Features and Packaging of CPU
  • An Overview of BIOS and UEFI
  • Discuss Components, devices and BIOS security configuration
  • Describing electrical circuits and Power Supply Unit
  • Define PSU Installation

An Overview of Troubleshooting and Mobile Devices

  • An Overview of Troubleshooting System Components
  • What are Troubleshooting power and hardware problems
  • Define Troubleshooting Post and motherboard components
  • Defining Laptop types and features
  • What are types of mobile devices
  • Describing Mobile Accessories and Ports
  • Troubleshoot mobile displays

Describe Printer and Network Hardware

  • What are various types of printers
  • Install, Configure and Networking of printers
  • Maintenance of various kinds of printers
  • Troubleshooting print types and errors
  • An Introduction to network architecture
  • Define Network topologies, OSI Model and Types of network
  • An Introduction to Ethernet networks
  • Defining cablings
  • An Introduction to Hubs, Bridges and Switches

The CompTIA A+ Certification course does not have prerequisites. However, some basic knowledge of Windows operating system and infrastructure components would be useful.

The CompTIA A+ Certification course is designed for the following delegates:

  • Support Engineer
  • Computer Administrator
  • PC Support Analyst
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Desktop Engineer

The CompTIA A+ Certification Cost in United Kingdom Starts from £1425.00

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