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CompTIA A+ Training Course Outline

The CompTIA A+ Certification course covers the following topics:

 

Module 1: Installing and Configuring PC Components

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

Module 2: Managing Shared Resources, Printers, Laptops, Mobile Devices and their Troubleshooting

  • Portable Computers
  • Printers and Scanners
  • Maintain Laser Printers
  • Maintain Inkjet Printers
  • Maintain Impact, Thermal, and 3D Printers
  • Install and Configure Printers
  • Troubleshoot Print Device Issues
  • Install and Configure Imaging Devices
  • Use Laptop Features
  • Install and Configure Laptop Hardware
  • Troubleshoot Common Laptop Issues
  • Configure Shared Resources
  • Configure Active Directory Accounts and Policies
  • Configure Mobile Device Network Connectivity
  • Support Mobile Apps
  • Secure Mobile Devices
  • Troubleshoot Mobile Device Issues

Module 3: Operating Systems Support

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

Module 4: Network Infrastructure Concepts

  • Wired Networks
  • Network Hardware Devices
  • Networks Connection Types
  • Network Configuration Concepts
  • Network Services

Module 5: Configuring and Troubleshooting Networks

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

Module 6: Configuring and Troubleshooting the OS

  • Configure and Use Linux
  • Configure and Use macOS
  • Install and Upgrade Operating Systems
  • Maintain OSs
  • Install and Manage Windows Applications
  • Manage Windows Performance
  • Troubleshoot Windows

Module 7: Storage Devices Maintenance and Troubleshooting

  • Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Storage Devices
  • Install System Memory
  • Install and Configure Mass Storage Devices
  • Install and Configure Removable Storage
  • Configure RAID

Module 8: 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

Module 9: Implementing Operational Procedures

  • Environmental Impacts and Controls
  • Create and Maintain Documentation
  • Use Basic Change Management Best Practices
  • Implement Disaster Prevention and Recovery Methods
  • Basic Scripting Concepts
  • Professionalism and Communication

Module 10: Implementing Client Virtualisation and Cloud Computing

  • Configure Client-Side Virtualisation
  • Cloud Computing Concepts

Module 11: Security Concepts

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

Module 12: Securing Workstations and Data

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

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Who should attend this CompTIA Training Course?

This course is intended for individuals who are new to the IT industry. However, current IT professionals can also enrol on this course in order to validate their existing skillset and boost their career prospects.

CompTIA A+ Prerequisites

No prior certifications are required, however delegates will thrive if they possess experience or basic knowledge of IT devices and networking.

CompTIA A+ Training Overview

The Knowledge Academy is Globally Recognised as the Industry Leader in CompTIA Certified IT Professional. Our "Knowledge Technology Academy” comprises of over 79 leading Technology Experts who on average have more than 16 years of industry recognised IT Experience in CompTIA Official Certifications. Our instructors have developed a unique teaching style to help aspiring IT Professionals to master the art of successfully managing and securing large IT infrastructures. Our highly experienced CompTIA Experts are recognised in the industry to have the highest rated technical skills by employers. We Train & Develop highly competent IT, Project, Security professionals, and most of them go on to work on large scale enterprise projects and command the highest salaries in the industry. 

The Knowledge Academy is recognised as a Market Leader for IT Professionals who are looking to enhance their skills. We Proudly deliver Outstanding Learning Services to our global learners, our award-winning courses are designed using highly interactive learning strategies which are supported by extensive research in designing and developing content, so that learner can benefit from unrivalled unique content which is exclusive to Knowledge Academy learners.

CompTIA A+ is an entry-level certification that aids those who are new to the IT industry and wish to obtain a job role in the tech discipline. By the end of this five-day course, it is expected that candidates will have a full understanding of the technologies found in today’s IT environments, including mobile devices, traditional devices, and operating systems. The CompTIA A+ certification is a course that can be attended by beginners, as it provides a thorough introduction to the skills required to enter into the IT industry. CompTIA A+ training acts as a stepping stone towards more advanced qualifications, such as CompTIA Network+, Server+, and Security+.

During the five-day training course, delegates will learn how to maintain PC’s, mobile devices, operating systems, and printers. Furthermore, the training establishes best practices in troubleshooting, security, and networking across a number of devices. This provides a foundational knowledge that is required to enter into an IT career.  Acquiring a high level of understanding of all the topics covered in this course will ensure that delegates will be able to use key computer software and hardware components.

This course is covered in detail by our experienced trainers. Their aim is to supply delegates with all they need to know to pass the associated examination. By passing this exam, it will be indicated that delegates have the ability to practically apply what they have learned, and this will subsequently enable candidates to progress in the field of IT and pursue relevant professions, e.g. IT Technician, Field Service Technician, or IT Support Administrator. The course is fully accredited by CompTIA.

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What's Included in this CompTIA A+ Course?

The following is included with this CompTIA A+ training course:

  • The Knowledge Academy's CompTIA A+ e-Book
  • Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

Please note exams are not included in this course and must be booked directly through CompTIA.

CompTIA A+ Exam Information

There are two exams that candidates must pass in order to become CompTIA A+ Certified:

CompTIA A+ 220-1001 (Core 1)

This exam covers the topics of mobile devices, networking technology, hardware, virtualization and cloud computing and network troubleshooting. The format is:

  • 90 minutes
  • Multiple choice questions
  • 675/900 pass mark

CompTIA A+ 220-1002 (Core 2)

This second exam covers installing and configuring operating systems, expanded security, software troubleshooting and operational procedures. The format is:

  • 90 minutes
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Require 700/900 correct to pass

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Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.

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All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.

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We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience

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Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.

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Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.

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This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.

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Frequently asked questions

FAQ's

CompTIA is a non-profit association that provides professional training courses of differing difficulty levels. Broadly, these certifications are designed to allow delegates to be able to engage with a range of IT software, and allow entry into, or advancement within, the IT industry. To find out more about CompTIA, visit our CompTIA topic page.
We offer CompTIA A+ training courses in locations all over the UK, as well as abroad. Here at The Knowledge Academy, we make it easy to find a training venue near you!
During five days of classroom based training, delegates will be provided with a delegate pack, an experienced trainer, refreshments, and a certificate.
The CompTIA A+ certification is valid for three years after passing the exam. The exam can be retaken, or you can participate in a number of activities and training programs, to renew your certification with the CompTIA Continuing Education (CE) Program. The CE Program works on a point-based system, and so at least 20 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) need to be collected within three years to renew your CompTIA A+ qualification.
The price for CompTIA A+ Certification certification in Canada starts from CAD2495
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for CompTIA A+ Certification.
Please see our CompTIA Training courses available in Canada

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