CompTIA A+

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  • Course Details
  • Course Contents
  • Technical Details

Basic Networking
PC Hardware Skills
Basic OS Skills
Database design


Target Audience

Business Intelligence Developer
Network Administrators
Technical Support Assistants
Internet Developers
Network Analyst
Network Consultant
e-Commerce Developer
Web server Administrators



CompTIA A+

Module 1: PC Components

  • The Visible PC
    • Introduction to the PC
    • Key Functions of a PC
    • The System Case
    • I/O Ports and Cables
    • PS2 Ports
    • Parallel Ports
    • Serial Ports
    • USB Ports
    • SCSI
    • IEEE 1394 (Firewire)
    • Modem and Network Ports
    • Audio Ports
    • Joystick/MIDI Ports
    • Adding and Removing Peripherals
  • Motherboards
    • Motherboard Layout
    • System Clock
    • Bus Architecture
    • Motherboard Components
    • Expansion Bus and Adapter Cards
    • Motherboard Form Factors
    • Power Supply Unit (PSU)
  • Processors
    • Central Processing Unit (CPU)
    • Processor Terminology
    • Multitasking
    • Multiprocessing and Multithreading
    • Intel Processors
    • AMD Processors
    • Processor Sockets and Chipsets
  • Memory
    • Memory Types
    • Memory Packaging
    • Memory Characteristics
  • Storage Devices
    • Storage Devices
    • Hard Drives
    • Installing a Storage Device
    • Preparing a Hard Disk
    • Floppy Drives
    • Optical Disk Storage
    • Flash Memory
    • Tape Drives
  • Peripheral Devices
    • PC Display Screens
    • Graphics Adapter
    • Installing a Graphics Adapter and Display
    • TV Tuners
    • Sound Cards
    • I/O and Communications Adapters

Module 2: Portable Computers

  • Portable Computers Portable and Desktop Computers
    • Notebooks
    • Tablet PC
    • Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs)

Module 3: Operating Systems

  • Features of Operating Systems
    • Microsoft Operating Systems
    • Overview of Windows 2000
    • Overview of Windows XP
    • Workgroups and Domains
    • UNIX and Linux
    • Apple Mac OS X
    • Novell NetWare
  • Installing and Upgrading Windows
    • Overview of OS Installations
    • Preparing the Hard Disk
    • Domain or Workgroup Selection
    • Installation Methods
    • Setup Failure and Recovery
    • Upgrading the OS
    • Options for Deploying Windows
  • The Windows Boot Process
    • Windows Boot Files
    • Initial Startup Process
    • The BOOT.INI File
  • Managing Windows Features of the Desktop
    • Windows Administrative Tools
    • Changing System Settings
    • Configuring Hardware
    • Optimising Windows Performance Options
    • Screen Savers and Power Management
    • Managing Software
    • Managing Services
  • Windows Storage Management
    • Disk Management
    • Navigating Windows
    • Working with Folders
    • Working with Files
    • Searching For Files
    • The Recycle Bin
    • My Network Places

Module 4: PC Support

  • Hardware Maintenance and Troubleshooting
    • Troubleshooting Techniques
    • Troubleshooting Power Problems
    • Troubleshooting POST
    • Troubleshooting Internal Devices
    • Troubleshooting Peripherals
    • Notebook Troubleshooting
    • Preventative Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting the Operating System
    • Error Categories
    • Advanced Startup Options
    • Diagnosing Problems
    • Troubleshooting Applications
    • Remote Features
  • Security
    • Security Fundamentals
    • Windows Security Overview
    • Internet Security
    • Malware
    • Data Security
  • Safety and Environmental Issues
    • Health and Safety
    • Static Electricity and ESD
    • Materials Handling
    • Storage of Components for Future Use
    • Disposal of Consumables and Computer Equipment
  • Professionalism and Communication
    • Customer Service Skills
    • Basic Troubleshooting Approach
    • Giving Feedback
    • Communication with a Customer
    • Professionalism
    • Handling Customer Complaints

Module 5: Printers and Scanners

  • Printers and Scanners
    • The Print Process
    • Installing and Configuring a Printer
    • Operating and Troubleshooting Printers
    • Scanners
    • Installing and Using a Scanner

Module 6: Networking

  • Network Concepts
    • What is a Network?
    • Network Components
    • Network Topologies
    • The OSI Model
    • IEEE 802 Standards
    • Network Devices
    • Network Transport Protocols
  • Implementing a LAN Server and Peer-to-Peer Networks
    • Network Components
    • Implementing a LAN
    • Network Troubleshooting Basics
  • WAN and Internet Connectivity
    • Wide Area Networks and the Internet
    • Accessing the Internet
    • Cellular Devices
    • Voice-over-IP
CompTIA A+ Elective Exam

On completion of this CompTIA A+ Certification Electives course, students will be able to:

  • Describe PC support industry job roles
  • Manage Windows using command line tools and edit the Registry
  • Use Remote Tools to deploy, maintain, optimise, and troubleshoot systems
  • Use tools to recover or restore a damaged installation
  • Configure and troubleshoot local network and wireless connections
  • Configure and manage users, groups, and shared resources
  • Configure and secure internet connections and web browser software
  • Perform preventative maintenance using approved tools and products
  • Assemble, disassemble, and upgrade PC and notebook components
  • Configure and update BIOS/CMOS
  • Troubleshoot, optimise, and upgrade hardware
  • Troubleshoot and maintain printers and scanners

    This course (when completed in conjunction with "CompTIA A+ Essentials") will prepare students to take one of the CompTIA A+ Certification Elective exams:

  • 220-602 CompTIA A+ Certification IT Technician
  • 220-603 CompTIA A+ Certification Remote Support Technician
  • 220-604 CompTIA A+ Certification Depot Technician

    Target Audience

    This course is suitable for candidates wishing to qualify with CompTIA A+ Certification for PC Support professionals. It is also suitable for students wanting to improve their skills in PC support and maintenance.

    Course Content:

    Module 1: PC Support Industry

    • PC Support Industry
      • IT Technicians
      • Remote Support
      • Depot Technicians
      • Problem Management
      • Quality Assurance

    Module 2: Configuring and Troubleshooting the OS

    • Using the Command Prompt
      • Command Prompt and Text Editors
      • Navigating Directories at the Command Prompt
      • File Management using a Command Prompt
    • System Management Tools
      • Options for Deploying Windows
      • Microsoft Management Console
      • Windows Optimisation Tools
      • Remote Utilities
      • Windows Registry
    • System Recovery
      • Windows Troubleshooting
      • System Restore
      • Emergency Repair
      • Data Backup

    Module 3: Network Support

    • Connectivity and Client Options
      • TCP/IP
      • Configuring Network Properties
      • Configuring Wireless Connections
      • Configuring Client Options
    • Sharing Resources
      • Local and Domain User Accounts
      • Creating User Accounts
      • Planning and Implementing Groups
      • Setting Share Permissions
      • NTFS Folder and File Permissions
      • Encrypting Files and Folders
      • Auditing
    • Internet Standards and Applications
      • Overview of the Internet
      • Development of the Internet
      • Internet Services
      • The World Wide Web
      • Electronic Mail (Email)
      • Newsgroups (Usenet)
      • File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
      • Telnet
      • Instant Messaging
      • Virtual Private Networks
      • Domain Names
      • Uniform Resource Indicator
      • Internet Email Addresses
    • Configuring Internet Access
      • Accessing the Internet
      • Web Browser Security
      • Network Maintenance and Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Networks
      • Testing TCP/IP

    Module 4: PC Maintenance and Troubleshooting

    • PC Maintenance
      • Electrical Circuits
      • Maintenance Toolkit
      • Hazards
      • Preventative Maintenance
      • Maintaining Display Devices
      • Maintaining Disk and Tape Drives
      • Cleaning Inside the Case
      • Power Problems
    • Installing and Removing Hardware
      • Disassembling a PC
      • Removing Peripheral Devices
      • Removing Storage Devices
      • Reassembling the PC
      • Adding and Removing Notebook Devices
    • BIOS, CMOS, and System Resources
      • BIOS and CMOS
      • BIOS/CMOS Setup Programs
      • System Resources
      • Plug-and-Play
    • Troubleshooting and Optimisation
      • Diagnostic Hardware and Software
      • Troubleshooting Upgrading, and Optimising Hardware
    • Maintaining Printers and Scanners
      • Dot Matrix Printers
      • Inkjet Printers
      • Laser Printers
      • Other Printer Types
      • Scanners
      • Installing, Maintaining, and Upgrading Printers and Scanners
      • Printer Troubleshooting
      • Configuring and Troubleshooting Scanners


  • Start Dates
    Date Time Days Duration
    03/12/2018 10.00-17.00Monday to Thursday 4 Days
    14/01/2019 10.00-17.00Monday to Thursday 4 Days
    18/02/2019 10.00-17.00Monday to Thursday 4 Days

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