Computer Courses

CompTIA A+

Overview:

If you are getting ready for a career as an entry-level information technology (IT) professional or personal computer (PC) service technician, the CompTIAŽ A+Ž Certification course is the first step in your preparation. The course will build on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer software and hardware to present fundamental skills and concepts that you will use on the job. In this course, you will acquire the essential skills and information you will need to install, upgrade, repair, configure, troubleshoot, optimize, and perform preventative maintenance of basic personal computer hardware and operating systems.

Target Student:

The target student is anyone with basic computer user skills who is interested in obtaining a job as an IT professional or PC technician. Possible job environments include mobile or corporate settings with a high level of face-to face client interaction, remote-based work environments where client interaction, client training, operating systems, and connectivity issues are emphasized, or settings with limited customer interaction where hardware activities are emphasized. In addition, this course will help prepare students to achieve a CompTIA A+ Certification.

Prerequisites:

Students taking this course should have the following skills: End-user skills with Windows-based personal computers, including the ability to: Browse and search for information on the Internet. Start up and shut down the computer. Log on to a computer and computer network. Run programs. Move, copy, delete, and rename files in Windows Explorer. Basic knowledge of computing concepts, including: The difference between hardware and software. The functions of software components, such as the operating system, applications, and file systems.The function of a computer network.

Duration:
Programs Hours
CompTIA A+ 20
Target Certifications:

CompTIA A+ 220 – 901
CompTIA A+ 220 – 902

Course Outline:
  • Motherboards, Processors and Memory
  • Storage Devices and Power Supplies
  • Peripherals and Expansion
  • Display Devices
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Fundamentals of TCP/IP
  • Wireless and SOHO Networks
  • Laptops
  • Installing and Configuring Printers
  • Operational Procedures
  • Operating System Basics
  • Operating System Administration
  • Working with Windows 7, Vista & XP
  • Security
  • Mobile Devices
  • Troubleshooting Theory, Oss and Security
  • Hardware and Network Troubleshooting