CompTIA A+

Thinking of becoming a Computer Technician? Our CompTIA A+ program is the essential stepping stone for achieving this goal. CompTIA A+ Certification is an ideal starting point for a career in IT as it covers the maintenance of PCs, laptops, operating systems and printers. The A+ qualification is the industry standard, since 1993, for computer support technicians and proves competence in areas such as installation, preventative maintenance, security and troubleshooting. Our A+ Certification course covers the latest CompTIA A+ Examination syllabus.

This course includes access to a hands-on Practice-Lab for 220-802, which will allow candidates to have training in the practical application of the course concepts without having to buy any additional software and will prepare them for success on the certification exam.

Our locations are easily accessible by public transportation. Flexibility is our approach, whether you are working full-time or looking for a job; we have classes running during the Day, evenings and weekends.

Course Content

This course can help you gain the skills and knowledge necessary to perform tasks on personal computers hardware and operating systems such as:

Examining PC Components

  • Computer System Components
  • Storage Devices
  • Device Connections and Interfaces
  • Input and Output Devices
  • Power Supplies
  • Computer Memory

Operating System Fundamentals

  • Install Microsoft Windows
  • Upgrade Windows and Optimize Windows
  • Add Devices to Windows
  • Personal Computer Operating Systems
  • Windows User Interface Components
  • Windows File System Management
  • Windows Control Panel Utilities
  • Windows Operating System Tools

Managing System Components

  • Motherboards Types
  • Expansion Buses
  • RAM Types and Features
  • ROM Types and Features
  • System BIOS and CMOS

Advanced Storage Systems

  • Install and Configure Storage Devices
  • SCSI Storage Devices
  • Optical Storage Devices
  • SD Storage Devices
  • Cloud Storage Systems
  • Install and Configure Multimedia Devices
  • RAID Systems

CPU Technologies

  • CPU Types and Features
  • CPUs and Cooling Systems
  • CPU Packaging
  • Installing and Upgrading CPUs

Operational Procedures

  • Basic Maintenance Tools and Techniques
  • Electrical Safety
  • Power Supply Units (PSU)
  • Select and Install Power Supplies
  • Environmental Safety and Materials Handling
  • Professionalism and Communication

Networking Technologies

  • Physical Network Connections
  • TCP/IP
  • Network Connectivity
  • Ports and Protocols
  • Set Up and Configure Windows Networking
  • Networking Tools
  • Install and Configure SOHO Networks
  • Network Security

Mobile Computing

  • Mobile Device Technologies
  • Laptop Hardware and Components
  • Install and Configure Laptop Hardware Components
  • Troubleshoot Laptop Components

Supporting Printers

  • Printer Technologies
  • Printer Components
  • Printer Processes
  • Install and Configure Printers
  • Maintain and Troubleshoot Printers

Computer Security Concepts

  • Security Fundamentals
  • Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
  • Security Protection Measures
  • Workstation Security
  • Wireless Security
  • Windows Security

Troubleshooting Hardware Components

  • Troubleshooting Theory
  • Troubleshoot System Components
  • Troubleshoot Laptops and Printers
  • Troubleshoot Operating Systems
  • Operating System Utilities
  • Back up Microsoft Windows
  • Troubleshoot Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Windows System Recovery Methods
  • Windows Preventive Maintenance
  • Troubleshoot Common Security Issues

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