If you are getting ready for a career as an entry-level information technology (IT) professional or personal computer (PC) service technician, the CompTIA® A+® course is the first step in your preparation. The course will build on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer software and hardware to present fundamental skills and concepts that you will use on the job. In this course, you will acquire the essential skills and information you will need to install, upgrade, repair, configure, troubleshoot, optimize, and perform preventative maintenance of basic personal computer hardware and operating systems.
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Students taking this course should have the following skills: end-user skills with Windows®-based personal computers, including the ability to: browse and search for information on the Internet; start up, shut down, and log on to a computer and network; run programs; and move, copy, delete, and rename files in Windows Explorer. Students should also have basic knowledge of computing concepts, including the difference between hardware and software; the functions of software components, such as the operating system, applications, and file systems; and the function of a computer network.
An introductory course in a Windows operating system, or equivalent skills and knowledge, is required.
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Who should take this course
This course is intended for anyone with basic computer user skills who is interested in obtaining a job as an IT professional or PC technician. In addition, this course will help prepare students to achieve a CompTIA A+ Certification.
In this course, you will install, upgrade, repair, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, and perform preventative maintenance on basic personal computer hardware and operating systems. You will:
- Identify the hardware components of a computer.
- Identify the basic components and functions of an operating system.
- Identify the operational procedures that should be followed by PC technicians.
- Identify and configure peripheral components.
- Manage system components.
- Identify and configure operating systems.
- Identify the hardware and software requirements for custom client environments.
- Identify network technologies.
- Identify, configure, and maintain SOHO networks.
- Support laptops.
- Configure mobile computing devices.
- Support printers.
- Implement concepts and techniques used to secure computing devices and environments.
- Troubleshoot hardware components.
- Troubleshoot system-wide issues.