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+CompTIA A+ 220-801: BIOS and Motherboards

    Overview/Description
    The CompTIA A+ 220-801 examination measures necessary competencies for an entry-level IT professional. Successful candidates will have the knowledge required to assemble components based on customer requirements, install, configure and maintain devices, PCs and software for end users, understand the basics of networking and security/forensics, properly and safely diagnose, resolve and document common hardware and software issues while applying troubleshooting skills. Successful candidates will also provide appropriate customer support; understand the basics of virtualization, desktop imaging, and deployment. This course focuses on two fundamental hardware components of PCs, the BIOS and Motherboards. It will introduce the learner to BIOS, including how to configure BIOS, monitor system devices and flash BIOS. The course also covers motherboards, including the various form factors of motherboards, slots and sockets, as well as RAM, motherboard connections, and components. This course prepares the learner for CompTIA A+ exam 220-801.

    Target Audience
    Computer technicians who have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

    Prerequisites
    Candidates for the exam should have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

    Expected Duration (hours)
    1.5

    Lesson Objectives
    • distinguish between the functions of the BIOS chip and the CMOS chip
    • describe the characteristics of a typical CMOS setup program
    • recognize the configuration options offered by BIOS
    • describe the characteristics of the built-in diagnostic features of BIOS
    • match the potential problems with how they are monitored by the BIOS
    • identify the considerations involved in upgrading your BIOS
    • describe the options available when configuring the BIOS
    • describe how to maintain the BIOS
    • match the expansion slots with their descriptions
    • distinguish between different types of RAM slots
    • match the common expansion bus slot types to their descriptions
    • recognize how the bus architecture functions
    • describe the characteristics of key motherboard connections
    • describe the characteristics of different motherboard components

+CompTIA A+ 220-801: Memory, Expansion Cards and Storage Devices

    Overview/Description
    This course focuses on system-level computer components memory, expansion cards and storage devices. It will introduce the learner to the various types of memory and their characteristics and expansion card characteristics and types. The course also covers types of storage, hard disk drives, and the various types of media and external storage. This course prepares the learner for CompTIA A+ exam 220-801.

    Target Audience
    Computer technicians who have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

    Prerequisites
    Candidates for the exam should have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

    Expected Duration (hours)
    2.0

    Lesson Objectives

    • describe the types of memory used in computer systems
    • recognize key characteristics of different types of RAM
    • describe the considerations involved in expansion card installation
    • match the expansion cards to descriptions of their characteristics
    • propose solutions for specific system upgrade scenarios
    • classify the characteristics of storage devices
    • match the connectivity types to their descriptions
    • describe the considerations involved in choosing a hard drive
    • recognize hard drive installation considerations
    • propose a storage solution for a given scenario
    • describe how to upgrade a system hard drive in a given scenario

+CompTIA A+ 220-801: CPUs, Connections, and Power Supplies

    Overview/Description
    This course focuses on the core component of every computer, CPUs, including the types and characteristics of CPUs, CPU socket form factors and considerations, and how to keep CPUs cool during normal operation. This course will also cover other important facets of computing such as connection speeds, wireless connections, and power supplies. This course prepares the learner for CompTIA A+ exam 220-801.

    Target Audience
    Computer technicians who have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

    Prerequisites
    Candidates for the exam should have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

    Expected Duration (hours)
    1.5

    Lesson Objectives

    • match the characteristics of modern x86 processors to their descriptions
    • recognize types of CPUs
    • describe the characteristics of CPU sockets
    • recognize ways to control the heat generated by CPUs
    • describe how to manage and maintain CPUs
    • match the physical I/O connection types to their description
    • match the wireless technologies to their descriptions
    • distinguish between different types of form factors
    • describe the considerations involved in choosing a power supply
    • propose a connectivity solution for a given scenario
    • determine the power supply requirements for a system

+CompTIA A+ 220-801: Configurations, Displays, Connectors, & Peripherals

    Overview/Description
    This course focuses on common custom system configurations, such as graphic, video and audio workstations and virtualization workstations, as well as common home-based configurations for gaming and home theaters. It also considers common network clients and servers. Finally the course discusses display types and common peripherals and their connectors. This course prepares the learner for CompTIA A+ exam 220-801.

    Target Audience
    Computer technicians who have the equivalent knowledge of at least twelve months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

    Prerequisites
    Candidates for the exam should have the equivalent knowledge of at least twelve months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

    Expected Duration (hours)
    2.0

    Lesson Objectives

    • describe the configuration considerations involved in setting up a graphics work station
    • identify the key components of an audio/video workstation
    • distinguish between VDI modes of operation
    • match the home PC configuration considerations to the appropriate PC type
    • distinguish between client types
    • describe the characteristics of home servers
    • determine what type of workstation is being set up in a given scenario
    • determine the most appropriate choice for a home server OS
    • distinguish between CRT, LCD, and projector technologies used for display devices
    • describe how to install the keyboard and mouse
    • match the multimedia devices to their descriptions
    • recognize key characteristics of touch screen monitors
    • distinguish between the characteristic of different adapter cards
    • choose the most appropriate peripherals for a given scenario
    • use the appropriate adaptor card for a given scenario

+CompTIA A+ 220-801: Network Cabling, IP Addressing, Ports, and Protocols

    Overview/Description
    In order for devices to be part of a network, each must make use of a cabling medium (if wired), cable connectors and have at least one unique address, most commonly an IP address. This course examines the components and communication mechanisms such as cables, connectors, ports and protocols used to allow computers and networks to communicate with one another and share information. It also deals with the properties and characteristics of TCP/IP, the details of IP addressing including the different types of addresses, how they are assigned and the different classes. It also explains common TCP and UDP ports and protocols. This course prepares the learner for CompTIA A+ exam 220-801.

    Target Audience
    Computer technicians who have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

    Expected Duration (hours)
    1.5

    Lesson Objectives

    • distinguish between shielded and unshielded twisted-pair cabling
    • describe how fiber cabling works
    • distinguish between RG-6 and RG-59 coaxial cabling
    • use the most appropriate cabling in a given scenario
    • distinguish between how types of connectors are used
    • use the most appropriate cabling in network environments
    • use the most appropriate connectors in network environments
    • specify the class of an IP address
    • distinguish between IPv4 and IPv6 addressing types
    • identify the default subnet masks for Class A, B, and C networks
    • describe how DHCP assignment works
    • recognize how common ports are used
    • recognize how common protocols are used
    • specify the class of an IP address
    • recognize the functions of common ports and protocols

+CompTIA A+ 220-801: Networking Technologies

    Overview/Description
    This course examines wired and wireless technologies, encryption techniques, small office implementations and Internet connections. It introduces the learner to the various types of wireless standards and ways in which to implement a small office/home office router. This course also covers the various ways of connecting to the Internet and the types of network and topologies commonly in use today. This course prepares the learner for CompTIA A+ exam 220-801.

    Target Audience
    Computer technicians who have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

    Expected Duration (hours)
    1.5

    Lesson Objectives

    • distinguish between the standards used for wireless networks
    • use encryption methods to secure wireless networks
    • implement the features of small office/home office routers
    • use encryption techniques to secure wireless networks
    • implement SOHO routers
    • use the appropriate types of wired media when connecting SOHOs to the Internet
    • use the appropriate types of wireless media when connecting SOHOs to the Internet
    • specify the type of network that is appropriate for given requirements
    • use the appropriate network topology for a given scenario
    • use the most appropriate types of media when connecting SOHOs to the Internet
    • determine the most appropriate network types for given requirements
    • use the most appropriate network topologies in given scenarios

+CompTIA A+ 220-801: Networking Devices and Tools

    Overview/Description
    A variety of devices are used in a network depending on the design requirements. Some devices, such as routers and switches, will be found on almost every network, while other devices, such as wireless access points and VoIP phones, are more specialized and will only be present if the needs of the network require them. This course describes a variety of network devices as well as the networking tools used to implement and facilitate testing of the medium which connects them. This course prepares the learner for CompTIA A+ exam 220-801.

    Target Audience
    Computer technicians who have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

    Prerequisites
    Candidates for the exam should have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

    Expected Duration (hours)
    1.0

    Lesson Objectives

    • distinguish between the functions of different network level devices
    • recognize the advantages of NAS servers
    • describe the key characteristics of firewalls
    • describe the features of network devices
    • match the networking tools to descriptions their functions
    • identify the correct application for different network devices
    • specify the appropriate network tool to use in a given scenario

+CompTIA A+ 220-801: Laptops

    Overview/Description
    Modern laptops have all the performance and capabilities of a desktop PC, but in a highly portable form. A laptop integrates the typical desktop computer components such as a display, keyboard, touchpad and speakers into a single, portable package. This course covers the components, expansion options, displays, and features of laptop computers. This course prepares the learner for CompTIA A+ exam 220-801.

    Target Audience
    Computer technicians who have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

    Expected Duration (hours)
    1.0

    Lesson Objectives

    • recognize key characteristics of laptop computer cards
    • recognize key characteristics of SODIMM
    • describe how a USB flash drive works
    • recognize the differences between the display technologies used for laptops
    • use laptop expansions
    • choose appropriate laptop displays in given scenarios
    • describe how laptop components are used
    • use laptop features
    • describe how laptop components are used
    • use laptop features

+CompTIA A+ 220-801: Printers

    Overview/Description
    Printers come in a number of types based on the print process that they use, and are capable of carrying out print jobs locally or over a network. This course discusses the most common types of printers and how to support them. The various features and attributes of printers are presented as well as how to install a local or network printer as well as how to share a printer over the network. Finally this course discusses general printer maintenance. This course prepares the learner for CompTIA A+ exam 220-801.

    Target Audience
    Computer technicians who have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

    Expected Duration (hours)
    1.0

    Lesson Objectives

    • describe the differences between laser, inkjet, thermal, and impact printers
    • install a printer using Windows Vista
    • install printers using Windows XP
    • share printers
    • install printers
    • share printers
    • protect yourself when servicing a printer
    • replace printer consumables
    • clean a printer

+CompTIA A+ 220-801: Operational Procedures

    Overview/Description
    This course focuses on the important operational procedures that every IT professional should adopt, such as common safety procedures, environmental procedures, and how to plan for, and mitigate the risks of power interruption. It then goes on to discuss the important role that professionalism plays in being an IT professional, including communication and prohibited content and activity. This course prepares the learner for CompTIA A+ exam 220-801.

    Target Audience
    Computer technicians who have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

    Prerequisites
    Candidates for the exam should have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

    Expected Duration (hours)
    2.0

    Lesson Objectives

    • describe best practice when ensuring the safety of personnel in an IT work environment
    • describe preventative maintenance measures for the workplace
    • recognize how to guard against risks to data and equipment in an electronic environment
    • describe measures for dealing with power outages
    • use best practice to ensure the safety of staff in an IT work environment
    • mitigate the risks to data and equipment in an electronic environment
    • describe the key traits of a model IT professional
    • describe best practice when dealing with customers
    • match the key principles of information security to their descriptions
    • describe measures that can be taken to ensure information security
    • deal with customer complaints in a professional manner
    • take steps to ensure information security


+CompTIA A+ 220-802: Introducing Microsoft Windows

    Overview/Description
    This course focuses on the Microsoft Windows Operating System, including Windows versions (Windows 2000, XP, Vista and Windows 7) and the differences between 32 and 64 bit versions, common Windows features such Windows Aero, Gadgets, and User Account Control (UAC). Finally the course discusses Windows tools, including Windows Firewall, Windows Defender, and Windows Security Center. This course prepares the learner for CompTIA A+ exam 220-802.

    Target Audience
    Computer technicians who have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

    Expected Duration (hours)
    1.0

    Lesson Objectives
    • distinguish between Windows operating systems
    • distinguish between 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems
    • match Windows features to their descriptions
    • match the security and administrative tools to their descriptions
    • match the file system type to its description
    • identify key characteristics of Windows OS upgrade paths
    • determine what version of Windows is being used in a given scenario
    • choose the appropriate Windows tool for a particular task

+CompTIA A+ 220-802: Installing and Configuring Windows

    Overview/Description
    This course focuses on installing and configuring the Microsoft Windows operating systems, covering the types of installations and configuration options available. It also covers Windows administration features including using the command line (CMD), and managing Windows by working with administrative tools and system utilities. This course prepares the learner for CompTIA A+ exam 220-802.

    Target Audience
    Computer technicians who have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

    Expected Duration (hours)
    2.0

    Lesson Objectives

    • choose a Windows installation method
    • describe the different Windows installation types
    • describe the decisions that need to be made prior to running a Windows installation
    • distinguish between the formatting options available when working in Windows
    • identify basic Windows configuration tasks
    • determine the appropriate steps to take when installing Windows in a given scenario
    • configure a Windows installation
    • match the network commands to their functions
    • describe the characteristics of key OS command tools
    • add Administrative Tools to the Start menu
    • choose the most appropriate administrative tool for a given task
    • determine the required command to use in a given scenario
    • use Administrative Tools

+CompTIA A+ 220-802: Optimizing Windows

    Overview/Description
    This course focuses on optimizing the Microsoft Windows operating system using disk management tools and common Windows utilities like MSCONFIG, |w task manager, data migration tools, and DXDIAG. This course prepares the learner for CompTIA A+ exam 220-802.

    Target Audience
    Computer technicians who have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

    Expected Duration (hours)
    1.0

    Lesson Objectives

    • match the features available in MSCONFIG to their descriptions
    • change Windows startup for a given scenario
    • manage hard drive volumes
    • describe WIndows migration tools
    • use the correct Windows utility for a given scenario
    • use Windows optimization tools
    • determine the most appropriate Windows Utility to use in a given scenario

+CompTIA A+ 220-802: Managing Windows

    Overview/Description
    This course focuses on working with Windows, including using common Control Panel features, and the basics of networking. It then goes on to cover common Windows maintenance tasks, setting up security for Windows networking, and virtualization, the practice of running an operating system within an operating system. This course prepares the learner for CompTIA A+ exam 220-802.

    Target Audience
    Computer technicians who have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

    Expected Duration (hours)
    2.5

    Lesson Objectives

    • describe the features of the Control Panel
    • configure Windows using the Control Panel
    • describe the characteristics of a workgroup
    • connect to a network
    • recognize how to improve network performance and functionality
    • use the Control Panel to configure Windows
    • use Windows networking features
    • describe how to prepare for a backup
    • perform Windows maintenance tasks
    • describe the characteristics of System Protection
    • describe the features of access control in Windows
    • identify Windows user authentication considerations
    • distinguish between the options available for implementing virtualization
    • configure and maintain Windows
    • choose a virtualization option for a given scenario

+CompTIA A+ 220-802: Security and Data Disposal

    Overview/Description
    This course focuses on information security, including physical security for computer environments. Beginning with security threats, it will cover physical security, and security best practices. It will then cover data destruction and securing networks, including wired and wireless networks. This course prepares the learner for CompTIA A+ exam 220-802.

    Target Audience
    Computer technicians who have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

    Expected Duration (hours)
    2.0

    Lesson Objectives

    • identify the type of social engineering techniques being used in a given scenario
    • identify malware attack types
    • recognize the functions of physical security and authentication
    • recognize methods used to protect resources
    • identify IT security best practices
    • determine which audit type should be used in a given scenario
    • propose security solutions for given scenarios
    • propose appropriate techniques for destroying magnetic media
    • describe the functions of a data leakage prevention strategy
    • describe how to connect to a network using an Ethernet connection
    • describe how a firewall works when a connection is made
    • recognize how to connect to a wireless network
    • match the wireless network security measure to its description
    • safely dispose of and protect sensitive data
    • securely connect to wired and wireless networks

+CompTIA A+ 220-802: Mobile Devices

    Overview/Description
    This course focuses on working with mobile devices, including laptops and tablets, Android and iOS operating systems, connecting with mobile devices, working with e-mail, and implementing wireless security. This course prepares the learner for CompTIA A+ exam 220-802.

    Target Audience
    Computer technicians who have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

    Expected Duration (hours)
    1.5

    Lesson Objectives

    • match the mobile device to its characteristics
    • distinguish between iOS and Android systems
    • describe the features of iOS synchronization
    • describe the options available when synchronizing with Android-based devices
    • recognize how to manually configure e-mail accounts on mobile devices
    • propose a mobile device solution for a given scenario
    • describe how to configure a mobile device
    • describe the considerations involved in getting online with mobile devices
    • distinguish between the security characteristics of iOS and Android
    • describe the backup options available on Android
    • recognize how to manage online access with a mobile device
    • describe how to secure a mobile device

+CompTIA A+ 220-802: System Troubleshooting

    Overview/Description
    This course focuses on troubleshooting common problems, including the methodology behind troubleshooting computer problems, how to troubleshoot the most common motherboard and RAM problems, and how to troubleshoot operating system problems like failure to boot, spontaneous shutdown, and the blue screen of death (BSOD). The course also covers how to troubleshoot common hardware problems relating to CPUs, power supplies, hard disk drives and RAID. This course prepares the learner for CompTIA A+ exam 220-802.

    Expected Duration (hours)
    2.5

    Lesson Objectives

    • follow best practices when working with and maintaining personal computers
    • apply troubleshooting methodology to a given scenario
    • describe the considerations involved in troubleshooting motherboards
    • recognize the causes of RAM errors
    • describe how to troubleshoot hardware and software related problems
    • distinguish between the troubleshooting options offered by different Windows operating systems
    • use troubleshooting methodology to work through a problem
    • apply troubleshooting methodology when solving motherboard, RAM and operating system issues
    • describe the characteristics of CPU failures
    • determine if an issue is related electrical supply problems
    • troubleshoot hard drives
    • sequence the steps to troubleshoot RAID drives
    • identify the probable source of a hardware problem

+CompTIA A+ 220-802: General Troubleshooting

    Overview/Description
    This course focuses on general troubleshooting when working with PCs, including the common tools used for troubleshooting, how to troubleshoot networks, and how to troubleshoot security-related issues. This course also deals with troubleshooting common hardware and software problems when working with video, laptops, and printers. This course prepares the learner for CompTIA A+ exam 220-802.

    Target Audience
    Computer technicians who have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

    Expected Duration (hours)
    2.5

    Lesson Objectives

    • recognize how to troubleshoot Windows issues that occur after startup
    • recognize how to troubleshoot driver related issues
    • distinguish between blue screen errors and system lockup errors
    • specify the network troubleshooting approach that should be used in a given scenario
    • troubleshoot network and Internet connection issues
    • describe the options for dealing with malware
    • recognize the steps to take to clean an infected system
    • determine how to deal with specific system problems
    • troubleshoot network problems
    • propose solutions to deal with security issues
    • match each video issue with its probable cause
    • prepare a laptop for servicing
    • match the considerations involved in performing specific laptop maintenance tasks to the appropriate tasks
    • recognize how to isolate the source of a printer problem
    • describe how to troubleshoot printers
    • determine the source of display and printer issues
    • troubleshoot laptops




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