CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1001)
CLASS DATE(s):
5/4/2020 - 5/8/2020
7/6/2020 - 7/10/2020

COURSE LENGTH: 5 Days

COURSE COST: $2495.00

COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 5:00pm

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COURSE OVERVIEW

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 recognized 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.

The Official CompTIA® A+® Core 1 (Exam 220-1001) course provides the background knowledge and skills you will require to be a successful A+ technician. It will help you prepare to take the CompTIA A+ Core Series certification examination (exam number 220-1001), in order to become a CompTIA A+ Certified Professional.

AUDIENCE AND PREREQUISITES

This course is designed for individuals who have basic computer user skills and who are interested in obtaining a job as an entry-level IT technician. This course is also designed for students who are seeking the CompTIA A+ certification and who want to prepare for the CompTIA A+ Core 1 220-1001 Certification Exam.

To ensure 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)

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*Course cost listed does not include the cost of courseware. Please contact us at learn@vtec.org or 207-775-0244 for additional pricing information, or if you have any questions. Course is subject to a minimum enrollment to run. Course may run as a Virtual Instructor Led session if the minimum enrollment is not met.

COURSE TOPICS:


In this course, you will install, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, and perform preventive maintenance on personal computers and digital devices. You will:
Install and configure PC system unit components and peripheral devices.
Install, configure, and troubleshoot display and multimedia devices.
Install, configure, and troubleshoot storage devices.
Install, configure, and troubleshoot internal system components.
Explain network infrastructure concepts.
Configure and troubleshoot network connections.
Implement client virtualization and cloud computing.
Support and troubleshoot laptops
Support and troubleshoot mobile devices.
Install, configure, and troubleshoot print devices.

Lesson 1: Installing and Configuring PC Components
Topic A: Use Appropriate Safety Procedures
Topic B: PC Components
Topic C: Common Connection Interfaces
Topic D: Install Peripheral Devices
Topic E: Troubleshooting Methodology

Lesson 2: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Display and Multimedia Devices
Topic A: Install and Configure Display Devices
Topic B: Troubleshoot Display Devices
Topic C: Install and Configure Multimedia Devices

Lesson 3: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Storage Devices
Topic A: Install System Memory
Topic B: Install and Configure Mass Storage Devices
Topic C: Install and Configure Removable Storage
Topic D: Configure RAID
Topic E: Troubleshoot Storage Devices

Lesson 4: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Internal System Components
Topic A: Install and Upgrade CPUs
Topic B: Configure and Update BIOS/UEFI
Topic C: Install Power Supplies
Topic D: Troubleshoot Internal System Components
Topic E: Configure a Custom PC

Lesson 5: Network Infrastructure Concepts
Topic A: Wired Networks
Topic B: Network Hardware Devices
Topic C: Wireless Networks
Topic D: Internet Connection Types
Topic E: Network Configuration Concepts
Topic F: Network Services

Lesson 6: Configuring and Troubleshooting Networks
Topic A: Configure Network Connection Settings
Topic B: Install and Configure SOHO Networks
Topic C: Configure SOHO Network Security
Topic D: Configure Remote Access
Topic E: Troubleshoot Network Connections
Topic F: Install and Configure IoT Devices

Lesson 7: Implementing Client Virtualization and Cloud Computing
Topic A: Configure Client-Side Virtualization
Topic B: Cloud Computing Concepts

Lesson 8: Supporting and Troubleshooting Laptops
Topic A: Use Laptop Features
Topic B: Install and Configure Laptop Hardware
Topic C: Troubleshoot Common Laptop Issues

Lesson 9: Supporting and Troubleshooting Mobile Devices
Topic A: Mobile Device Types
Topic B: Connect and Configure Mobile Device Accessories
Topic C: Configure Mobile Device Network Connectivity
Topic D: Support Mobile Apps

Lesson 10: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Print Devices
Topic A: Maintain Laser Printers
Topic B: Maintain Inkjet Printers
Topic C: Maintain Impact, Thermal, and 3D Printers
Topic D: Install and Configure Printers
Topic E: Troubleshoot Print Device Issues
Topic F: Install and Configure Imaging Devices