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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

The CompTIA A+ Course provides an essential introduction to the world of IT and computer hardware. Understanding computer systems is paramount, making this course highly relevant for anyone interested in pursuing a career in IT. With the ever-evolving technology, this certification is a fundamental step towards building a solid foundation in IT.

Proficiency in CompTIA A+ Course is crucial for individuals aiming to excel in IT roles, such as IT technicians, support specialists, and help desk professionals. In an increasingly technology-dependent world, having a strong grasp of computer hardware, software, and troubleshooting is essential. The CompTIA A+ Certification Course serves as a benchmark for professionals seeking to demonstrate their expertise in these areas and enhance their career prospects.

This 5-day CompTIA A+ Certification Training equips delegates with comprehensive knowledge and hands-on skills to tackle a wide range of IT challenges. Delegates will gain insights into hardware components, operating systems, and troubleshooting techniques. With practical exercises and real-world scenarios, delegates will be well-prepared to tackle IT issues confidently and efficiently.

Course Objectives:

  • To understand hardware components and their functions
  • To proficiently manage and troubleshoot various operating systems
  • To learn essential networking concepts and protocols
  • To master security principles and best practices
  • To develop skills in mobile devices and virtualisation
  • To enhance problem-solving abilities in an IT environment

After completing the CompTIA A+ Course, delegates will possess the expertise and abilities essential for excelling in their IT careers . They will be prepared to pass the CompTIA A+ Certification exams, boosting their credentials and earning recognition in the industry. This certification opens doors to a wide range of IT opportunities, allowing professionals to contribute effectively to their organisations' success.

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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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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.

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CompTIA A+ Certification Course FAQs


The CompTIA A+ Certification 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 is valid for three years after passing the exam. The exam can be retaken, or you can participate in several activities and training , to renew your certification.
There are no formal prerequisites for attending this CompTIA A+ Course. However, a minimum of 9-12 months of professional experience in the IT domain is recommended.
The CompTIA A+ Certification Training is an entry-level certification for IT professionals, validating their foundational knowledge and skills in computer hardware and software, as well as basic IT concepts and troubleshooting. Obtaining the CompTIA A+ Certification is often a prerequisite for many IT support and technician roles, making it a valuable credential in the field of information technology.
The difficulty of the CompTIA A+ exam varies from person to person based on their prior knowledge and experience in IT. Generally considered an entry-level certification, it can be challenging for beginners but manageable with dedicated study and preparation. It can be easily achieved with proper guidance and training through The Knowledge Academy’s CompTIA A+ Course.
The CompTIA A+ Course exam tests fundamental IT skills, including hardware and software troubleshooting, networking, security basics, operating systems, and mobile devices. Passing certifies a solid grasp of core IT principles for entry-level roles.
During your CompTIA A+ exam, you can expect various types of questions. These may include multiple-choice questions, performance-based questions where you perform tasks on a computer and drag-and-drop questions where you match items. The exam covers topics such as hardware, software, troubleshooting, and operating systems. Be prepared for questions on computer components, networking, and security, too. All this can be better understood with the CompTIA A+ Certification Training.
The pass mark in exam of CompTIA A+ depends on the different exam codes. For 220-1101 it is 675/900 and for exam code 220-1102 it’s 700/900.
To prepare for the CompTIA A+ Certification Training Course, individuals can make use of The Knowledge Academy's training materials and the CompTIA A+ Certification Course, which ensures that their studying aligns well with the exam objectives for a well-rounded preparation.
The difficulty of CompTIA A+ Training Course for beginners can vary depending on your prior knowledge and experience with computer hardware and software. It's designed as an entry-level certification and is generally considered accessible for beginners who are motivated to learn. However, it still requires study and preparation, so your experience may vary. If you're looking for precise preparational training, you should consider The Knowledge Academy's CompTIA A+ Certification Training Course, which can provide valuable guidance and resources for your preparation.
Achieving the CompTIA A+ Certification in one month is feasible with dedicated preparation. The Knowledge Academy provides effective training resources to support your rapid learning. However, success depends on your prior IT knowledge, commitment to study, and effective use of our materials. Create a focused study plan for the best results.
The price for CompTIA A+ Certification Course certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for CompTIA A+ Certification Course.

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