CompTIA A+ Fast Track
The CompTIA A+ certification is the industry standard for computer support technicians. The international, vendor-neutral certification which proves competence in areas such as installation, preventative maintenance, networking, security and troubleshooting. This course will prepare delegates for the CompTIA A+ exam, which they can take at their leisure.
This course is run as a fast track over 5 days, concentrating on the conceptual and practical aspects of both CompTIA A+ 220-901 and 220-902. Please note: Additional home study will be required for those wishing to sit the CompTIA A+ exams.
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This course provides a sound basis for any individual needing support skills in an IT department. Skills including PC hardware and peripheral maintenance, operating system support and networking concepts. The course includes plenty of practical hands-on exercises to re-enforce learning and covers material necessary to take the CompTIA A+ exam.
Computer Service Technicians, Field Support Technicians, Help Desk Technicians, Network Support Technicians, PC Technicians, Service Centre Technicians, Hardware Installation Coordinators or anyone wishing to gain a fundamental knowledge of all aspects of operating systems that will allow them to carry out everyday support tasks.
- Identify all the Hardware components within a PC
- Build a PC
- Install and configure an Operating System
- Support and troubleshoot common PC problems
CompTIA A+ Complete allows your staff to become more optimised, troubleshooting problems faster and more efficiently, so less time will be wasted on incorrect diagnosis. They will gain practical experience of common PC issues, whether it be software or hardware related.
By attending this course, you will gain confidence to fully support the PC environment. It will give you hands on experience of rebuilding PCs, installing operating systems and common software and applications. The course will also act in part preparation for the industry recognised exam.
System Unit Components
PC Connection Methods
PC Operating Systems
Windows User Interface Components
Windows File System Management
Windows System Management Tools
Tools of the Trade
Environmental Safety and Materials Handling
Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
Professionalism and Communication
Installing Microsoft Windows
Add Devices To Windows
Operating System Utilities
Maintain Microsoft Windows
Create Network Connections
Install and Configure Web Browsers
Maintain and Troubleshoot Network Connections
Laptop and Portable Computing Device Components
Install and Configure Laptops and Portable Devices
Maintain and Troubleshoot Laptops and Portable Devices
Printer and Scanner Technologies
Printer and Scanner Components
Printer and Scanner Processes
Installation and Configuration
Maintenance and Troubleshooting
Security Protection Measures
Data and Physical Security
Install and Configure Security Measures
Maintain and Troubleshoot Security Measures
This is an entry level IT course. Delegates should have some experience of using a PC. Disk navigation using Explorer and general desktop use would also be beneficial.
There is no pre-course work required, but further reading during and/or after the course will be beneficial for those wishing to sit the CompTIA A+ exams.
Exams are entirely optional, vouchers are available to purchase when booking your course.
As this is a Fast Track course, additional home study of at least 25-30 hours will be required for learning additional content, such as printer device operation and hardware specifications from the provided courseware.
Exams are not taken during the course, but can be booked to be taken at an authorised PearsonVue test centre via the web site: http://www.pearsonvue.com/comptia/