CompTIA A+ Certification Training

Level: Intermediate
NOTE: This course description is part of David Tech Bundle 1.
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Start your IT career on the right foot with CompTIA A+ certification. Earning A+ certification demonstrates that you possess the skills necessary to support enterprise IT infrastructures. This CompTIA A+ training course provides foundational knowledge of today’s most relevant technologies, so you can confidently conduct the tasks necessary to maintain your organization’s IT environment.

In addition to preparing for the CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1001) and Core 2 (220-100-2) exams — required for CompTIA A+ Certification — this training provides the skills to install, configure, and optimize personal computer hardware and operating systems. This course also includes a CompTIA A+ EBook, practice assessment questions, short video clips and examples and exam vouchers.

Attend this CompTIA A+ training in one of three formats – live, instructor-led, on-demand or a blended on-demand/instructor-led version.

Key Features of this CompTIA A+ Training

Choose from blended self-paced and instructor-led learning options

Exclusive LinkedIn group membership for peer and SME community support

CompTIA-approved A+ training programs

CompTIA A+ exam voucher, CompTIA A+ Ebook, labs, and practice questions included

You Will Learn How To:

Prepare to pass the CompTIA A+ 220-1001 and 220-1002 certification exams

Apply tools and troubleshooting techniques for PCs and laptops

Configure and optimize personal computers and laptops

Evaluate Windows configuration and upgrading options

CompTIA A+ Certification Course Outline

Lesson 1: Supporting Operating Systems

Identify Common Operating Systems

Troubleshooting Methodology

Use Windows Features and Tools

Manage Files in Windows

Manage Disks in Windows

Manage Devices in Windows

Lesson 1: Installing and Configuring PC Components

Use Appropriate Safety Procedures

PC Components

Common Connection Interfaces

Install Peripheral Devices

Lesson 2: Installing and Configuring PC Components

Use Appropriate Safety Procedures

PC Components

Common Connection Interfaces

Install Peripheral Devices

Lesson 3: Installing, Configuring and Troubleshooting Display and Multimedia Devices

Install and Configure Display Devices

Troubleshoot Display Devices

Install and Configure Multimedia Devices

Lesson 4: Installing, Configuring and Troubleshooting Storage Devices

Install System Memory

Install and Configure Mass Storage Devices

Install and Configure Removable Storage

Configure RAID

Troubleshoot Storage Devices

Lesson 5: Installing, Configuring and Troubleshooting Internal System Components

Install and Upgrade CPUs

Configure and Update BIOS/UEFI

Install Power Supplies

Troubleshoot Internal System Components

Configure a Custom PC

Lesson 6: Installing, Configuring and Maintaining Operating Systems

Configure and Use Linux

Configure and Use MacOS

Install and Upgrade Operating Systems

Maintain Operating Systems

Lesson 7: Maintaining and Troubleshooting Microsoft Windows

Install and Manage Windows Applications

Manage Windows Performance

Troubleshoot Windows

Lesson 8: Network Infrastructure Concepts

Wired Networks

Network Hardware Devices

Wireless Networks

Internet Connection Types

Network Configuration Concepts

Network Services

Lesson 9: Configuring and Troubleshooting Networks

Configure Network Connection Settings

Install and Configure SOHO Networks

Configure SOHO Network Security

Configure Remote Access

Troubleshoot Network Connections

Install and Configure IoT Devices

Lesson 10: Managing Users, Workstations and Shared Resources

Manage Users

Configure Shared Resources

Configure Active Directory Accounts and Policies

Lesson 11: Supporting Operating Systems

Configure Client-Side Virtualization

Cloud Computing Concepts

Lesson 12: Security Concepts

Logical Security Concepts

Threats and Vulnerabilities

Physical Security Measures

Lesson 13: Securing Workstations and Data

Implement Security Best Practices

Implement Data Protection Policies

Protect Data During Incident Response

Lesson 14: Troubleshooting Workstation Security Issues

Detect, Remove and Prevent Malware

Install and Configure Laptop Hardware

Troubleshoot Common Laptop Issues

Lesson 15: Supporting and Troubleshooting Laptops

Use Laptop Features

Install and Configure Laptop Hardware

Troubleshoot Common Laptop Issues

Lesson 16: Supporting and Troubleshooting Mobile Devices

Mobile Device Types

Connect and Configure Mobile Device Accessories

Configure Mobile Device Network Connectivity

Support Mobile Apps

Secure Mobile Devices

Troubleshoot Mobile Device Issues

Lesson 17: Installing, Configuring and Troubleshooting Print Devices

Maintain Laser Printers

Maintain Inkjet Printers

Maintain Impact, Thermal and 3D Printers

Install and Configure Printers

Troubleshoot Print Device Issues

Install and Configure Imaging Devices

Lesson 18: Implementing Operational Procedures

Environmental Impacts and

Create and Maintain Documentation

Use Basic Change Management Best Practices

Implement Disaster Prevention and Recovery Methods

Basic Scripting Concepts

Professionalism and Communication

CompTIA A+ Training FAQs

What background do I need to take the A+ Certification instructor-led class?

At least six months of on-the-job experience in PC configuration and troubleshooting.

Do I get a CompTIA A+ study guide?

Yes. You will receive a CompTIA A+ Study Guide included in your tuition fee.

How do I earn the CompTIA A+ certification?

To earn this certification, you must take and the CompTIA A+ certification exam. Exam vouchers are available upon request and included in the price of tuition fee.

Are there CompTIA A+ exam questions to practice with included in this course?

Yes. You will receive numerous practice exam questions.

How do I get the CompTIA A+ exam voucher?

This course includes a voucher for the CompTIA A+ exam. The Exam voucher is available upon request, simply call or email our customer service team and they will be happy to provide your exam voucher.

Can I take the CompTIA A+ classes online?

Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want.

How does A+ certification align to U.S. DoD Directive 8570.01?

Passing the CompTIA A+ Certification Exam meets the requirements for U.S. DoD Directive 8570.01 Technical Level-I.

How to Schedule Your Instructor-Led Training

Once payment is received, you will receive details for your Unlimited Access Training Bundle via email. At that time, you may call or email our customer service team for assistance in enrolling in the event date of your choice.