CompTIA A+

Series Taught By: Sandra Batakis and Ken Mayer

by New Horizons Nigeria
COURSE DETAILS

Career Path: Companies that use CompTIA A+ include Canon, Dell, HP, Intel, and the U.S. Department of Defense. The certification can lead to jobs as a Technical Support Specialist, Field Service Technician, IT Support Technician, and IT Support Administrator.

A+ Certification is the computer industry recognized credential that certifies the competency of PC Service Specialists. It is sponsored by CompTIA - the Computing Technology Industry Association, and tests are administered by Pearson VUE. This certification program is backed by over 50 Major computer hardware and software manufacturers, vendors, distributors, resellers, and publications. Certification provides a wealth of benefits to any person seeking a job in the computer industry! Your successful computer career can start with this one course, or it can serve as proof of your computer hardware and operating system knowledge as a professional already in your field.

Held by over 1 million IT professionals worldwide, CompTIA A+ is the most essential IT certification for establishing an IT career. It validates understanding of the most common hardware and software technologies in business and certifies the skills necessary to support complex IT infrastructures. The recommended experience for this certification is 6 to 12 months hands-on experience in the lab or field. No prerequisites required.

In this course, you will install, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, and perform preventive maintenance on personal computers, digital devices, and operating systems.

  • Lesson 01 - Configuring BIOS
  • Lesson 02 - Motherboards
  • Lesson 03 - Expansion Slots
  • Lesson 04 - RAM Types and Features
  • Lesson 05 - Install and Configure PC Expansion Cards
  • Lesson 06 - Install and Configure Storage Devices
  • Lesson 07 - CPU's and Cooling Methods
  • Lesson 08 - PC Connection Interfaces
  • Lesson 09 - Power Supplies
  • Lesson 10 - Custom Computer Specifications
  • Lesson 11 - Installing Displays
  • Lesson 12 - PC Connectors
  • Lesson 13 - Installing Peripheral
  • Lesson 14 - Installing Multifunction Devices and SOHO Networks
  • Lesson 15 - Printer Technologies
  • Lesson 16 - Printer Maintenance
  • Lesson 17 - Networking
  • Lesson 18 - Properties and Characteristics of TCP/IP
  • Lesson 19 - TCP vs. UDP
  • Lesson 20 - Wi-Fi Networking Standards and Encryption Types
  • Lesson 21 - Install and Configure SOHO Wireless/Wired Router
  • Lesson 22 - Architecture and Internet Connection Types
  • Lesson 23 - Networking Tools
  • Lesson 24 - Laptop Hardware Components
  • Lesson 25 - Mobile Devices
  • Lesson 26 - Mobile Device Ports and Accessories
  • Lesson 27 - Troubleshooting Theory
  • Lesson 28 - Troubleshooting RAID Arrays and Hard Drives
  • Lesson 29 - Troubleshooting Video
  • Lesson 30 - Troubleshooting Network Issues
  • Lesson 31 - Troubleshooting Printers
  • Lesson 32 - Windows Operating Systems
  • Lesson 33 - Command Line Tools
  • Lesson 34 - Microsoft Operating System Features and Tools
  • Lesson 35 - Control Panel Utilities
  • Lesson 36 - Windows Networking on Client Desktops
  • Lesson 37 - Preventative Maintenance
  • Lesson 38 - Features and Functionality of the Mac OS and Linux Operating Systems
  • Lesson 39 - Client Side Virtualization
  • Lesson 40 - Cloud-based Concepts
  • Lesson 41 - Network Host Properties
  • Lesson 42 - Mobile Operating Systems
  • Lesson 43 - Mobile Device Network and E-mail
  • Lesson 44 - Security
  • Lesson 45 - Prevention Methods
  • Lesson 46 - Windows Security Settings
  • Lesson 47 - Security Best Practices
  • Lesson 48 - Securing Mobile Devices
  • Lesson 49 - Troubleshooting Common PC Tools
  • Lesson 50 - Common PC Security Issues
  • Lesson 51 - Common Mobile Operating Systems Troubleshooting
  • Lesson52 - Common Safety Practices
  • Lesson 53 - Maintenance Tools and Techniques
  • Lesson 54 - Privacy and Licensing Concepts


Chapter 1:   Chapter One

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