This 5-day CompTIA A+ Core hands-on course is designed to prepare you for the CompTIA 220-1101 exam. The course provides the background knowledge and skills you require to be a successful A+ technician.
CompTIA A+ certified professionals are proven problem solvers. They support today’s core technologies from security to cloud to data management and more. CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for launching IT careers into today’s digital world. It is the only industry recognised credential with performance-based items to prove pros can think on their feet to perform critical IT support tasks in the moment. It is trusted by employers around the world to identify the go-to person in end point management and technical support roles. CompTIA A+ is regularly re-invented by IT experts to ensure that it validates core skills and abilities demanded in the workplace.
CompTIA A+ 220-1101 covers mobile devices, networking technology, hardware, virtualisation and cloud computing, and network troubleshooting.
Please note: The exam is not included in the course fee but can be purchased separately. Please contact us for a quote.
The CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1101) and Core 2 (220-1102) certification exams will verify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to:
Install, configure, and maintain computer equipment, mobile devices, and software for end users
Service components based on customer requirements
Understand networking basics and apply basic cybersecurity methods to mitigate threats Properly and safely diagnose, resolve, and document common hardware and software issues
Apply troubleshooting skills and provide customer support using appropriate communication skills
Understand the basics of scripting, cloud technologies, virtualization, and multi-OS deployments in corporate environments
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Install and configure laptop hardware and components
Compare and contrast the display components of mobile devices
Set up and configure accessories and ports of mobile devices
Configure basic mobile device network connectivity and application support
Explain the characteristics of network topologies and network types
Summarise the types of cables and connectors and explain which is the appropriate type for a solution
Configure a subnet and use appropriate IP addressing schemes
Explain common ports and protocols, their application, and encrypted alternatives
Explain the use and purpose of network services
Explain basic corporate and datacentre network architecture
Summarise cloud concepts and connectivity options
Domain 2 - Networking
Compare and contrast Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and User Datagram Protocol (UDP) ports, protocols, and their purposes
Compare and contrast common networking hardware
Compare and contrast protocols for wireless networking
Summarise services provided by networked hosts
Install and configure basic wired/wireless small office/ home office (SOHO) networks
Compare and contrast common network configuration concepts
Compare and contrast Internet connection types, network types, and their features
Use networking tools
Domain 3 - Hardware
Explain basic cable types and their connectors, features, and purposes
Install the appropriate RAM
Select and install storage devices
Install and configure motherboards, central processing units (CPUs), and add-on cards
Install or replace the appropriate power supply
Deploy and configure multifunction devices/ printers and settings
Install and replace printer consumables
Domain 4 - Virtualisation and Cloud Computing
Summarise cloud computing concepts
Summarise aspects of client-side virtualisation
Domain 5 - Network and Hardware Troubleshooting
Apply the best practice methodology to resolve problems
Troubleshoot problems related to motherboards, RAM, CPU and power
Troubleshoot and diagnose problems with storage drives and RAID arrays
Troubleshoot video, projector and display issues
Troubleshoot common issues with mobile devices
Troubleshoot and resolve printer issues
Troubleshoot problems with wired and wireless networks
To maximise your success in this course, you should have experience with basic computer user skills, be able to complete tasks in a Microsoft Windows environment, be able to search for, browse, and access information on the Internet, and have basic knowledge of computing concepts. You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking the following official CompTIA courses:
The Official CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ (Exam FC0-U61)
Note: The prerequisites for this course might differ significantly from the prerequisites for the CompTIA certification exam. For the most up-to-date information about the exam prerequisites, complete the form on this page.
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