A+ (Core Hardware and Operating System Essentials)

Course Description:

  • | Course Duration : 80 Hours

A+ Certification is designed to give the students a solid foundation & working knowledge in two key areas: computer hardware (including peripherals & subsystems) & disk operating systems SDOS, Windows 95/98 & Windows 2000Professional) as set forth and required by CompTIA (Computing Technology Industry Association). Students will learn in theory & implementation the fundamentals necessary to pass the Core Hardware Service Technician exam and the Operating System Technologies exam. Students will also be introduced to the fundamentals of local area networking and internetworking concepts & technologies.

Who Should Attend?

The target student is anyone with basic computer user skills who is interested in obtaining a job as an IT professional or PC technician. Possible job environments include mobile or corporate settings with a high level of face-to face client interaction, remote-based work environments where client interaction, client training, operating systems, and connectivity issues are emphasized, or settings with limited customer interaction where hardware activities are emphasized. In addition, this course will help prepare students to achieve a CompTIA A+ Certification.

Benefits of Attendance:

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify the components of standard desktop personal computers.
  • Identify fundamental components and functions of personal computer operating systems.
  • Identify best practices followed by professional personal computer technicians.
  • Install and configure computer components.
  • Install and configure system components.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot peripheral components.
  • Troubleshoot system components.
  • Install and configure operating systems.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot installations of Microsoft Windows.
  • Identify network technologies.
  • Install and manage network connections.
  • Support laptops and portable computing devices.
  • Support printers and scanners.
  • Identify personal computer security concepts.
  • Support personal computer security.
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