The Official CompTIA® A+® Core 1 and Core 2 course provides the background knowledge and skills students will require to become successful A+ technicians. It will help students prepare to take the CompTIA A+ Core Series certification examinations (exam numbers 220-1001 and 220-1002), in order to become a CompTIA A+ Certified Professionals.
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.
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 and the CompTIA A+ Core 2 (220-1002) Certification Exam.
To ensure your success in this course, students 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. Students can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking the following official CompTIA courses:
- The Official CompTIA® IT Fundamentals+ (Exam FC0-U61)
In this course, students will install, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, and perform preventive maintenance on personal computers, digital devices, and operating systems. Furthermore, students will:
- Support operating systems
- 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
- Install, configure, and maintain operating systems
- Maintain and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows
- Explain network infrastructure concepts
- Configure and troubleshoot network connections
- Manage users, workstations, and shared resources
- Implement client virtualization and cloud computing
- Implement physical security
- Secure workstations and data
- Troubleshoot workstation security issues
- Support and troubleshoot laptops
- Support and troubleshoot mobile devices
- Install, configure, and troubleshoot print devices
- Implement operational procedures
Associated Certification & Exam
This course will prepare delegates to write the CompTIA Core 1 (220-1001) and Core 2 (220-1002) exams.
Successfully passing these two exams will result in the attainment of the CompTIA A+ Core Series certification.