CompTIA A+

CompTIA A+ certified professionals are proven problem solvers. They support today's core technologies from security to cloud to data management and more. CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for launching IT careers into today's digital world. 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+ Core 1 220-1001 Certification Exam and the CompTIA A+ Core 2 220-1002 Certification Exam.

CompTIA A+ CORE 1 and 2 (220-1001 – 220-1002) Objectives

1. Supporting Operating Systems

  • Identify Common Operating Systems
  • Use Windows Features and Tools
  • Manage Files in Windows
  • Manage Disks and devices in Windows
  • Troubleshooting Methodology

2. Installing and Configuring PC Components

  • Use Appropriate Safety Procedures
  • PC Components
  • Common Connection Interfaces
  • Install Peripheral Devices

3. Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Display and Multimedia Devices

  • Install and Configure Display Devices
  • Install and Configure Multimedia Devices
  • Troubleshoot Display Devices

4. Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Storage Devices

  • Install System Memory
  • Install and Configure Mass Storage Devices and Removable Storage
  • Configure RAID
  • Troubleshoot Storage Devices

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

6. Installing, Configuring, and Maintaining Operating Systems

  • Configure and Use Linux
  • Configure and Use MacOS
  • Install and Upgrade Operating Systems

7. Maintaining and Troubleshooting Microsoft Windows

  • Install and Manage Windows Applications
  • Troubleshoot Windows

8. Network Infrastructure Concepts

  • Wired Networks
  • Wireless Networks
  • Network Configuration Concepts

9. Configuring and Troubleshooting Networks

  • Configure Network Connection Settings
  • Install and Configure SOHO Networks
  • Configure SOHO Network Security
  • Troubleshoot Network Connections
  • Configure Remote Access
  • Install and Configure IoT Devices

10. Managing Users, Workstations, and Shared Resources

  • Manage Users
  • Configure Shared Resources
  • Configure Active Directory Accounts and Policies

11. Client Virtualization and Cloud Computing

  • Configure Client-Side Virtualization
  • Cloud Computing Concepts

12. Security Concepts

  • Logical Security Concepts
  • Threats and Vulnerabilities
  • Physical Security Measures

13. Securing Workstations and Data

  • Implement Security Best Practices
  • Implement Data Protection Policies
  • Protect Data During Incident Response

14. Troubleshooting Workstation Security Issues

  • Detect, Remove, and Prevent Malware
  • Troubleshoot Common Workstation Security Issues

15. Supporting and Troubleshooting Laptops

  • Use Laptop Features
  • Install and Configure Laptop Hardware
  • Troubleshoot Common Laptop Issues

16. Supporting and Troubleshooting Mobile Devices

  • Mobile Device Types
  • Connect and Configure Mobile Device Accessories
  • Configure Mobile Device Network Connectivity
  • Secure Mobile Devices
  • Troubleshoot Mobile Device Issues

17. Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Print Devices

  • Maintain Laser Printers
  • Maintain Inkjet Printers
  • Maintain Impact, Thermal, and 3D Printers
  • Install and Configure Imaging Devices
  • Troubleshoot Print Device Issues

18. Implementing Operational Procedures

  • Create and Maintain Documentation
  • Implement Disaster Prevention and Recovery Methods
  • Professionalism and Communication