The Official CompTIA® A+® Core 1 and Core 2 course is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to become successful A+ technicians. This course serves as comprehensive preparation for the CompTIA A+ Core Series certification examinations (exam numbers 220-1001 and 220-1002), leading to the attainment of the prestigious CompTIA A+ Certified Professional status.
Professionals who hold CompTIA A+ certification are recognized as adept problem solvers, proficient in supporting a wide range of core technologies, including security, cloud computing, data management, and more. CompTIA A+ has become the industry standard for launching successful IT careers in today’s digital world. It is the sole credential recognized by the industry that includes performance-based assessments, validating professionals’ ability to think on their feet and execute critical IT support tasks in real-world scenarios. Employers worldwide trust CompTIA A+ certification to identify individuals who excel in end-point management and technical support roles.
By completing this course and obtaining the CompTIA A+ Core Series certification, students establish themselves as highly skilled professionals in the IT industry, equipped with the expertise required to excel in various technical support and end-point management positions.
What Will You Learn?
- In this course, students will develop proficiency in various tasks related to personal computers, digital devices, and operating systems. Specifically, students will gain knowledge and skills in the following areas:
- 1. Supporting operating systems: Students will learn to provide support for different operating systems, including installation, configuration, and troubleshooting.
- 2. Installing and configuring PC system unit components and peripheral devices: Students will understand the process of installing and configuring hardware components and peripheral devices in a PC system unit.
- 3. Installing, configuring, and troubleshooting display and multimedia devices: Students will gain expertise in installing, configuring, and troubleshooting display monitors and multimedia devices, such as speakers and webcams.
- 4. Installing, configuring, and troubleshooting storage devices: Students will learn to install, configure, and troubleshoot various storage devices, including hard drives and solid-state drives.
- 5. Installing, configuring, and troubleshooting internal system components: Students will develop skills in installing, configuring, and troubleshooting internal system components, such as CPUs, memory modules, and expansion cards.
- 6. Installing, configuring, and maintaining operating systems: Students will acquire knowledge in installing, configuring, and maintaining different operating systems on personal computers.
- 7. Maintaining and troubleshooting Microsoft Windows: Students will gain proficiency in maintaining and troubleshooting Microsoft Windows operating systems, including resolving common issues and optimizing system performance.
- 8. Explaining network infrastructure concepts: Students will understand the fundamental concepts related to network infrastructure, such as networking protocols, IP addressing, and network topologies.
- 9. Configuring and troubleshooting network connections: Students will learn to configure and troubleshoot network connections, including wired and wireless connections, to ensure network connectivity.
- 10. Managing users, workstations, and shared resources: Students will be able to manage user accounts, workstations, and shared resources to ensure efficient use of network resources.
- 11. Implementing client virtualization and cloud computing: Students will gain an understanding of client virtualization and cloud computing concepts and learn how to implement and utilize these technologies.
- 12. Implementing physical security: Students will learn about physical security measures and best practices to protect computer systems and data from unauthorized access.
- 13. Securing workstations and data: Students will acquire skills in implementing security measures to protect workstations and data, including user authentication, access controls, and data encryption.
- 14. Troubleshooting workstation security issues: Students will develop the ability to identify and resolve security-related issues and vulnerabilities on workstations.
- 15. Supporting and troubleshooting laptops: Students will gain expertise in providing support and troubleshooting for laptops, including hardware components, operating systems, and connectivity.
- 16. Supporting and troubleshooting mobile devices: Students will learn to provide support and troubleshoot issues on mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets.
- 17. Installing, configuring, and troubleshooting print devices: Students will become proficient in installing, configuring, and troubleshooting various types of print devices, including printers and multifunction devices.
- 18. Implementing operational procedures: Students will understand the importance of following operational procedures in managing computer systems, including documentation, backup processes, and change management.
- By mastering these skills, students will be well-prepared to handle a wide range of tasks and challenges related to personal computers, digital devices, and operating systems.