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CompTIA A+ Training Course Outline

Module 1: Installing Motherboards and Connectors

  • Explain Cable Types and Connectors
  • Install and Configure Motherboards
  • Explain Legacy Cable Types

Module 2: Installing System Devices

  • Install and Configure Power Supplies and Cooling
  • Select and Install Storage Devices
  • Install and Configure System Memory
  • Install and Configure CPUs

Module 3: Troubleshooting PC Hardware

  • Apply Troubleshooting Methodology
  • Configure BIOS/UEFI
  • Troubleshoot Power and Disk Issues
  • Troubleshoot System and Display Issues

Module 4: Comparing Local Networking Hardware

  • Compare Network Types
  • Compare Networking Hardware
  • Explain Network Cable Types
  • Compare Wireless Networking Types

Module 5: Configuring Network Addressing and Internet Connections

  • Compare Internet Connection Types
  • Use Basic TCP/IP Concepts
  • Compare Protocols and Ports
  • Compare Network Configuration Concepts

Module 6: Supporting Network Services

  • Summarise Services Provided by Networked Hosts
  • Compare Internet and Embedded Appliances
  • Troubleshoot Networks

Module 7: Summarising Virtualisation and Cloud Concepts

  • Summarise Client-Side Virtualisation
  • Summarise Cloud Concepts

Module 8: Supporting Mobile Devices

  • Set Up Mobile Devices and Peripherals
  • Configure Mobile Device Apps
  • Install and Configure Laptop Hardware
  • Troubleshoot Mobile Device Issues

Module 9: Supporting Print Devices

  • Deploy Printer and Multifunction Devices
  • Replace Print Device Consumables
  • Troubleshoot Print Device Issues

Module 10: Configuring Windows

  • Configure Windows User Settings
  • Configure Windows System Settings

Module 11: Managing Windows

  • Use Management Consoles
  • Use Performance and Troubleshooting Tools
  • Use Command-line Tools

Module 12: Identifying OS Types and Features

  • Explain OS Types
  • Compare Windows Editions

Module 13: Installing and Troubleshooting Operating Systems

  • Perform OS Installations and Upgrades
  • Install and Configure Applications
  • Troubleshoot Windows OS Problems

Module 14: Managing Windows Networking

  • Configuring Windows Networking
  • Troubleshoot Windows Networking
  • Configure Windows Security Settings
  • Manage Windows Shares

Module 15: Managing Linux and macOS

  • Identify Features of Linux
  • Identify Features of macOS

Module 16: Configuring SOHO Network Security

  • Explain Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities
  • Compare Wireless Security Protocols
  • Configure SOHO Router Security
  • Summarise Security Measures

Module 17: Managing Security Settings

  • Configure Workstation Security
  • Configure Browser Security
  • Troubleshoot Workstation Security Issues

Module 18: Supporting Mobile Software

  • Configure Mobile OS Security
  • Troubleshoot Mobile OS and App Software
  • Troubleshoot Mobile OS and App Security

Module 19: Using Support and Scripting Tools

  • Use Remote Access Technologies
  • Implement Backup and Recovery
  • Explain Data Handling Best Practices
  • Identify Basics of Scripting

Module 20: Implementing Operational Procedures

  • Implement Best Practice Documentation
  • Use Proper Communication Techniques
  • Use Common Safety and Environmental Procedures  

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Who should attend this CompTIA A+ Certification Course?

The CompTIA A+ Certification Course is an entry-level course designed for individuals who are looking to establish a career in Information Technology (IT) and want to build a strong foundation of technical skills and knowledge. This CompTIA A+ Training Course can benefit a wide range of professionals, including:

  • IT Support Technicians
  • Service Desk Analysts
  • Network Administrators
  • IT Sales Professionals
  • Technology Enthusiasts
  • Application Support Analysts
  • Small Business Owners

Prerequisites of the CompTIA A+ Certification Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this CompTIA A+ Certification Course. However, prior knowledge of IT devices and networking will be helpful to the delegates.

CompTIA A+ Certification Course Overview

This CompTIA A+ Certification Course is designed to equip individuals with the fundamental skills needed to excel in the field of IT support and services. In today's digital age, where technology plays a pivotal role in businesses and daily life, obtaining this certification is essential for anyone aspiring to pursue a career in IT support.

Proficiency in CompTIA A+ is crucial for IT professionals as it covers essential skills ranging from hardware and software troubleshooting to networking and security. This course is ideal for aspiring IT Technicians, Support Specialists, and Help Desk Professionals aiming to enhance their capabilities and advance their careers.

In this intensive 1-day training offered by The Knowledge Academy, delegates will gain hands-on experience and in-depth knowledge required for this certification. The training covers core concepts, practical scenarios, and real-world problem-solving, ensuring participants are well-prepared for the certification exam and practical IT challenges in their roles.

Course Objectives

  • To acquire practical skills in troubleshooting hardware and software issues
  • To understand the basics of networking technologies and protocols
  • To gain knowledge in security best practices and threat mitigation
  • To develop proficiency in mobile devices, virtualisation, and cloud computing
  • To master effective communication and customer service skills

After completing this CompTIA A+ Course, delegates will be well-prepared for this certification exam. Certified professionals can confidently pursue roles such as IT Support Specialist, Desktop Support Analyst, and Help Desk Technician, opening doors to numerous career opportunities in the IT industry.

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What’s included in this CompTIA A+ Certification Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors 
  • CompTIA A+ Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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The CompTIA A+ Course certifies foundational IT skills in hardware, software, troubleshooting, and operational procedures, recognised globally for validating expertise in networking, security, and mobile devices, opening doors to diverse tech roles.
The CompTIA A+ Course validates foundational IT skills in hardware, software, and troubleshooting, unlocking diverse tech support and administration job opportunities. Employers highly value it, paving the way for better career prospects and increased earning potential in the IT industry.
The CompTIA A+ Training provided by The Knowledge Academy is valid for three years. After this period, individuals must renew their certification to ensure their skills and knowledge remain up to date.
There are no formal prerequisites for this CompTIA A+ Course. However, prior knowledge of IT devices and networking will be helpful to the delegates.
This course is designed to equip individuals with the essential skills and knowledge needed to become proficient in IT support roles, covering topics such as hardware, software, networking, and troubleshooting techniques.
The CompTIA A+ exam can be moderately challenging, covering a wide range of IT fundamentals. Success requires thorough understanding of hardware, software, troubleshooting, and basic networking concepts, but diligent preparation can lead to success.
The CompTIA A+ Course exam aims to certify foundational skills in IT, covering hardware, software, troubleshooting, and operational procedures. It validates competency in areas such as PC installation, configuration, networking, mobile devices, and security essentials.
To prepare for the CompTIA A+ exam, utilise study guides and practice exams. Focus on understanding hardware, software, networking, and security fundamentals. Engage in hands-on activities to reinforce learning and join study groups for support.
The CompTIA A+ Course may pose challenges for beginners due to its comprehensive coverage of IT fundamentals. However, with dedication and support from resources like The Knowledge Academy, beginners can grasp the material effectively and succeed.
To pass this certification exam on the first attempt, utilise resources like practice tests, study guides, and online courses. Focus on understanding concepts thoroughly, managing time effectively during the exam, and seeking guidance from reputable training providers like The Knowledge Academy.
Individuals with this certification can pursue careers as IT Support Technicians, Help Desk Technicians, Field Service Technicians, or Desktop Support Specialists.
This certification is a foundational IT credential covering essential entry-level skills. It provides a broad understanding of hardware, software, networking, and security compared to other certifications.
The CompTIA A+ Certification enhances a candidate's credibility in IT by validating fundamental skills in hardware, software, networking, and troubleshooting. Delivered by The Knowledge Academy, it signifies competence and reliability, bolstering professional reputation.
The Knowledge Academy in Mississauga stands out as a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking this CompTIA A+ Course.
The training fees for CompTIA A+ Course certification in Mississauga starts from CAD5695
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for CompTIA A+ Course.
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