CompTIA A+ Training

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CompTIA A+ training masters the learners in today’s varying IT technologies in vendor-neutral form. Ranging from mobile to traditional devices and operating systems, all is covered in an effective manner. For setting career in IT, the CompTIA A+ certification course explains the best practices followed for managing networking, security, and troubleshooting across varied IT devices and networks. CompTIA A+ certification training explains how to smoothly keep the devices running of organizations.

The candidates have to write two exams to own CompTIA A+ certification, an entry-level certification, recognized industry-wide.

At the completion of this CompTIA A+ course, the participants will exhibit the following skills:

  • Understand PC hardware covering all components concepts, types, installation, and configuration
  • Explain the concepts of networking, description of protocols/ports, encryption techniques and networking devices along with functions
  • Detailed information on configuration of laptops
  • Understand the difference between different types of printers, their installation and configuration
  • Describe different Windows operating systems, their installation and setting security parameter
  • Perform preventive measures and implement security tools and best practices to secure the devices and network
  • Provide network connectivity and synchronization at mobile devices
  • Execute troubleshooting skills for solving problems related to hardware, networking, operating system, and peripherals
Target audience
  • IT Administrators
  • IT Technicians
  • IT Support Experts
  • Technical Support Experts
  • Field Service Engineers
Prerequisites

The candidates must have working experience of atleast 6 to 12 months on electronic devices, network environment, and mobile operating systems.

Exams (optional)
Course Name Exam No
CompTIA A+ 220-801
CompTIA A+ 220-802

CompTIA A+ (220-801)

1. PC Hardware

  • Configure and apply BIOS settings
  • Differentiate between motherboard components, their purposes, and properties
  • Compare and contrast RAM types and features
  • Install and configure expansion cards
  • Install and configure storage devices and use appropriate media
  • Differentiate among various CPU types and features and select the appropriate cooling method
  • Compare and contrast various connection interfaces and explain their purpose
  • Install an appropriate power supply based on a given scenario
  • Evaluate and select appropriate components for a custom configuration, to meet customer specifications or needs
  • Given a scenario, evaluate types and features of display devices
  • Identify connector types and associated cables
  • Install and configure various peripheral devices

2. Networking

  • Identify types of network cables and connectors
  • Categorize characteristics of connectors and cabling
  • Explain properties and characteristics of TCP/IP
  • Explain common TCP and UDP ports, protocols, and their purpose
  • Compare and contrast wireless networking standards and encryption types
  • Install, configure, and deploy a SOHO wireless/wired router using appropriate settings
  • Compare and contrast Internet connection types and features
  • Identify various types of networks
  • Compare and contrast network devices, their functions, and features
  • Given a scenario, use appropriate networking tools

3. Laptops

  • Install and configure laptop hardware and components
  • Compare and contrast the components within the display of a laptop
  • Compare and contrast laptop features

4. Printers

  • Explain the differences between the various printer types and summarize the associated imaging process
  • Given a scenario, install, and configure printers
  • Given a scenario, perform printer maintenance

5. Operational Procedures

  • Given a scenario, use appropriate safety procedures
  • Explain environmental impacts and the purpose of environmental controls
  • Given a scenario, demonstrate proper communication and professionalism
  • Explain the fundamentals of dealing with prohibited content/activity

CompTIA A+ (220-802)

1. Operating Systems

  • Compare and contrast the features and requirements of various Microsoft Operating Systems
  • Given a scenario, install, and configure the operating system using the most appropriate method
  • Given a scenario, use appropriate command line tools
  • Given a scenario, use appropriate operating system features and tools
  • Given a scenario, use Control Panel utilities
  • Setup and configure Windows networking on a client/desktop
  • Perform preventive maintenance procedures using appropriate tools
  • Explain the differences among basic OS security settings

2. Security

  • Apply and use common prevention methods
  • Compare and contrast common security threats
  • Implement security best practices to secure a workstation
  • Given a scenario, use the appropriate data destruction/disposal method
  • Given a scenario, secure a SOHO wireless network
  • Given a scenario, secure a SOHO wired network

3. Mobile Devices

  • Explain the basic features of mobile operating systems
  • Establish basic network connectivity and configure email
  • Compare and contrast methods for securing mobile devices
  • Compare and contrast hardware differences in regards to tablets and laptops
  • Execute and configure mobile device synchronization

4. Troubleshooting

  • Given a scenario, explain the troubleshooting theory
  • Given a scenario, troubleshoot common problems related to motherboards, RAM, CPU   and power with appropriate tools
  • Given a scenario, troubleshoot hard drives and RAID arrays with appropriate tools
  • Given a scenario, troubleshoot common video and display issues
  • Given a scenario, troubleshoot wired and wireless networks with appropriate tools
  • Given a scenario, troubleshoot operating system problems with appropriate tools
  • Given a scenario, troubleshoot common security issues with appropriate tools and best practices
  • Given a scenario, troubleshoot, and repair common laptop issues while adhering to the appropriate procedures
  • Given a scenario, troubleshoot printers with appropriate tools

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