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CompTIA A+ - Part 2

Course Overview

The CompTIA A+ course can benefit you in two ways. Whether you work or plan to work in a mobile or corporate environment where you have a high level of face-to-face customer interaction, where client communication and client training are important, or in an environment with limited customer interaction and an emphasis on hardware activities, this course provides the background knowledge and skills you will require to be a successful A+ technician. It can also assist you if you are preparing to take the CompTIA A+ certification examination, exam numbers 220-902, in order to become a CompTIA A+ Certified Professional.

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+ 220-902 Certification Exam.

Course Objectives

In this course, you will install, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, and perform preventive maintenance on personal computers, digital devices, and operating systems. You will:

  • Identify the basic components and functions of operating systems.
  • Identify networking and security fundamentals.
  • Install and configure Microsoft Windows.
  • Optimize and maintain Microsoft Windows.
  • Work with other operating systems.
  • Identify security threats, vulnerabilities, and controls.
  • Implement security controls.
  • Troubleshoot system-wide issues.

    Course Outline

    1 - Operating System Fundamentals

    • Topic A: PC and Mobile Operating Systems
    • Topic B: PC Operating System Tools and Utilities

    2 - Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows

    • Topic A: Implement Client-Side Virtualization
    • Topic B: Install Microsoft Windows
    • Topic C: Use Microsoft Windows
    • Topic D: Configure Microsoft Windows
    • Topic E: Upgrade Microsoft Windows

    3 - Optimizing and Maintaining Microsoft Windows

    • Topic A: Optimize Microsoft Windows
    • Topic B: Back Up and Restore System Data
    • Topic C: Perform Disk Maintenance
    • Topic D: Update Software

    4 - Working With Other Operating Systems

    • Topic A: The OS X Operating System
    • Topic B: The Linux Operating System

    5 - Networking and Security Fundamentals

    • Topic A: Network Types
    • Topic B: Network Components
    • Topic C: Common Network Services
    • Topic D: Cloud Concepts
    • Topic E: Security Fundamentals

    6 - Security Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Controls

    • Topic A: Common Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
    • Topic B: General Security Controls
    • Topic C: Mobile Security Controls
    • Topic D: Data Destruction and Disposal Methods

    7 - Implementing Security Controls

    • Topic A: Secure Operating Systems
    • Topic B: Secure Workstations
    • Topic C: Secure SOHO Networks
    • Topic D: Secure Mobile Devices

    8 - Troubleshooting System-Wide Issues

    • Topic A: Troubleshoot PC Operating Systems
    • Topic B: Troubleshoot Mobile Device Operating Systems and Applications
    • Topic C: Troubleshoot Wired and Wireless Networks
    • Topic D: Troubleshoot Common Security Issues

    9 - Safety and Operational Procedures

    • Topic A: Basic Maintenance Tools and Techniques
    • Topic B: Personal and Electrical Safety
    • Topic C: Environmental Safety and Materials Handling
    • Topic D: Professionalism and Communication
    • Topic E: Organizational Policies and Procedures
    • Topic F: Troubleshooting Theory

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    This is a 5-day class

    Price: $2,475.00
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