CompTIA A+ Course Overview

CompTIA A+ 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+ 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+ 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+ Course Overview

The CompTIA A+ Certification Course, offered by The Knowledge Academy, provides an essential introduction to the world of IT and computer hardware. Understanding computer systems is paramount, making this CompTIA Certification 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+ 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 Course 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+ Certification 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+ Course?

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

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Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's CompTIA A+ Course, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

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CompTIA A+ Course FAQs

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 the United Kingdom 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 the United Kingdom starts from £2495
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for CompTIA A+ Course.
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