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CompTIA A+ (PC Technician)  

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) and 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 220-1001 and 220-1002), in order to become a CompTIA A+ Certified Professional.

Prerequisites

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)

Note: The prerequisites for this course might differ significantly from the prerequisites for the CompTIA certification exams. For the most up-to-date information about the exam prerequisites, complete the form on this page: https://certification.comptia.org/training/exam-objectives

Available Exams and Certifications

This course will prepare you to write the CompTIA A+ certification. The CompTIA A+ is the most essential IT certification for establishing an IT career. If you’re new to the IT industry, this will help you put your best foot forward. And if you’re already an IT professional, the CompTIA A+ certification validates your skills and can boost your career.

 

 This course is aligned to qualification  24293 - National Certificate: Information Technology: Technical Support unit standard ID 10313, 14908, 252210, 14919, 14938, 114636, 14921, 14917, 14932, 14937, 14922, 123397, 115789, NQF level 4, 69 credits. Should you want to claim these credits a PoE (Portfolio of Evidence) must be submitted. Please indicate to the sales consultant that you wish to claim these.

Course Accreditations

Learnfast is a CompTIA Authorized Partner. CompTIA’s Authorised Partner Programme works collaboratively with organisations throughout the globe to increase market impact, customer satisfaction and revenue to enhance student career opportunities.

 


Did you know? Learnfast won the CompTIA award for the fastest growing partner in the past financial year. View the certificate HERE.


 

Who Should Attend

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 and 2: 220-1001 and 220-1002 Certification Exam.

 

Price

R9000 Incl Vat (Per Person, Includes Manual, Dataset USB)

and

R2000 Incl VAT (Per CompTIA A+ Exam Voucher - 2 vouchers are required) (Valid for 12 months from the issue date and can be redeemed at an Authorised PearsonVUE Testing Centre)

 

PLEASE NOTE: Learnfast serves a full lunch during break as well as coffee, tea and biscuits as part at no extra cost. We also cater for special meals.

Duration

5 Days (08:30 - 16:00)

Our myWay Learning Methods

Our innovative "myWay” learning methodology is built around the students individual learning requirement, allowing each student to learn in a style that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule.

Instructor-Led Classes

Reach your full potential through our “myWay Instructor-Led” classes combined with interactive lessons, supporting video content, practical assignments and in field experience. We deliver instructor led classes full time, part-time, weekends and onsite.

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Mentored Learning

The "myWay Mentored Learning” was created in response for more flexible learning schedules and focused content. It allows each student to progress in a manner that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule that a fixed, lecture based approach does not allow for. You will be mentored on a one to one basis by a subject matter expert with continues practical exposure and focus on problem areas, allowing you to progress at your own pace and deciding what content requires more or less time.

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Distance Learning

Do a course at your own pace via our “myWay Distance Learning”. We have re-defined studying via online by combining self-study with supported interactive online video lectures, extra resources, questionnaires and much more, all supported via out Online Student Portal. You will get a course coach and lecturer assigned to you so that you never feel alone and have support whenever you need. Your coach will look after you and your study health, encouraging you to progress constantly.

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Why CompTIA A+?


Watch this video explain how CompTIA A+ is the worlds most respected IT foundational course and certification.

 

Important Notes

  • Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.
  • Learnfast retains the right to change this calendar without any notification.
  • Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of the proof of payment or an official company purchase order for the full amount of the training.
  • For full day courses Learnfast will supply you with the relevant training material. A desktop computer to use for the training (where applicable), tea/coffee and a full lunch for full day InClass training hosted at Learnfast only. Catering is not included for OnSite training and laptop is available for hire at an additional cost if required.
  • Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us via fax or email at least 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date. Full course fees may be retained for no shows or requests within 5 working days prior to commencement.
  • Although we go to great lengths to ensure that all training proceeds as scheduled, Learnfast reserves the right to cancel or postpone dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes.
  • Learnfast suggests clients wait until a week prior to course commencement that a course has been confirmed to go ahead as scheduled before booking flight and accommodation. Learnfast is NOT responsible for cost associated with cancellation of classes such as flight and accommodation for clients.

CompTIA A+ Core 1

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

 

CompTIA A+ Core 2

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

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