CompTIA A+ Core 2 (220-1002)
CLASS DATE(s):
7/20/2020 - 7/24/2020
9/28/2020 - 10/2/2020

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 2 (Exam 220-1002) 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 220-1002), 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 2 220-1002 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 to run is subject to a minimum enrollment. Course may run as a virtual instructor led training 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, digital devices, and operating systems. You will:
Support operating systems.
Install, configure, and maintain operating systems.
Maintain and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows.
Configure and troubleshoot network connections.
Manage users, workstations, and shared resources
Implement physical security.
Secure workstations and data.
Troubleshoot workstation security issues.
Support and troubleshoot mobile devices.
Implement operational procedures.

Lesson 1: Supporting Operating Systems
Topic A: Identify Common Operating Systems
Topic B: Use Windows Features and Tools
Topic C: Manage Files in Windows
Topic D: Manage Disks in Windows
Topic E: Manage Devices in Windows

Lesson 2: Installing, Configuring, and Maintaining Operating Systems
Topic A: Configure and Use Linux
Topic B: Configure and Use macOS
Topic C: Install and Upgrade Operating Systems
Topic D: Maintain OSs

Lesson 3: Maintaining and Troubleshooting Microsoft Windows
Topic A: Install and Manage Windows Applications
Topic B: Manage Windows Performance
Topic C: Troubleshoot Windows

Lesson 4: 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

Lesson 5: Managing Users, Workstations, and Shared Resources
Topic A: Manage Users
Topic B: Configure Shared Resources
Topic C: Configure Active Directory Accounts and Policies

Lesson 6: Security Concepts
Topic A: Logical Security Concepts
Topic B: Threats and Vulnerabilities
Topic C: Physical Security Measures

Lesson 7: Securing Workstations and Data
Topic A: Implement Security Best Practices
Topic B: Implement Data Protection Policies
Topic C: Protect Data During Incident Response

Lesson 8: Troubleshooting Workstation Security Issues
Topic A: Detect, Remove, and Prevent Malware
Topic B: Troubleshoot Common Workstation Security Issues

Lesson 9: Supporting and Troubleshooting Mobile Devices
Topic A: Secure Mobile Devices
Topic B: Troubleshoot Mobile Device Issues

Lesson 10: Implementing Operational Procedures
Topic A: Use Appropriate Safety Procedures
Topic B: Environmental Impacts and Controls
Topic C: Create and Maintain Documentation
Topic D: Use Basic Change Management Best Practices
Topic E: Implement Disaster Prevention and Recovery Methods
Topic F: Basic Scripting Concepts
Topic G: Professionalism and Communication