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    Exams Included:

    • 220-901
    • 220-902

    About TechSherpas Boot Camps

    TechSherpas boot camps are geared towards providing students with the necessary skills and knowledge to not only pass the Certification exams, but to also excel in their IT career paths. All of our boot camps are all-inclusive and include benefits such as:

    • Free Retake Voucher (if needed)
    • All CompTIA Training Course materials, practice exams and official certification exams
    • Onsite Prometric Testing Center
    • Hands-on instruction by a certified instructor
    • Breakfast and Lunch provided each day

    Airfare, lodging and transportation packages available

    About this CompTIA Training Course

    If you are getting ready for a career as an entry-level information technology (IT) professional or computer service technician, the CompTIA A+ CompTIA Training Course is the first step in your preparation. The CompTIA Training Course will build on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer (PC) software and hardware to present fundamental skills and concepts that you will use on the job. In this CompTIA Training Course, you will acquire the essential skills and information you will need to install, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, and perform preventive maintenance on PCs, digital devices, and operating systems.


    The CompTIA A+ CompTIA Training Course can benefit you in two ways. Whether you work or plan to work in a mobile or corporate environment where you have a high level of face-to-face customer interaction, where client communication and client training are important, or in an environment with limited customer interaction and an emphasis on hardware activities, this CompTIA Training Course provides the background knowledge and skills you will require to be a successful A+ technician. It can also assist you if you are preparing to take the CompTIA A+ certification examinations, 2016 objectives (exam numbers 220-901 and 220-902), in order to become a CompTIA A+ Certified Professional.


    Audience Profile

    This CompTIA Training 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 CompTIA Training Course is also designed for students who are seeking the CompTIA A+ certification and who want to prepare for the CompTIA A+ 220-901 Certification Exam and the CompTIA 220-902 Certification Exam.



    To ensure your success in this CompTIA Training Course, you should have 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.


    The prerequisites for this CompTIA Training Course 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: http://certification.comptia.org/Training/testingcenters/examobjectives.aspx


    At CompTIA Training Course Completion

    In this CompTIA Training Course, you will install, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, and perform preventive maintenance on personal computers, digital devices, and operating systems.

    You will:

    • Identify the hardware components of personal computers and mobile digital devices.
    • Identify the basic components and functions of operating systems.
    • Identify networking and security fundamentals.
    • Identify the operational procedures that should be followed by professional PC technicians.
    • Install, configure, and troubleshoot display devices.
    • Install and configure peripheral components.
    • Manage system components.
    • Manage data storage.
    • Install and configure Microsoft Windows.
    • Optimize and maintain Microsoft Windows.
    • Work with other operating systems.
    • Identify the hardware and software requirements for client environment configurations.
    • Identify network technologies.
    • Install and configure networking capabilities.
    • Support mobile digital devices.
    • Support printers and multifunction devices.
    • Identify security threats, vulnerabilities, and controls.
    • Implement security controls.
    • Troubleshoot system-wide issues.


    Lesson 1: Hardware Fundamentals

    • Topic A: Personal Computer Components
    • Topic B: Storage Devices
    • Topic C: Mobile Digital Devices
    • Topic D: Connection Interfaces


    Lesson 2: Operating System Fundamentals

    • Topic A: PC and Mobile Operating Systems
    • Topic B: PC Operating System Tools and Utilities


    Lesson 3: Networking and Security Fundamentals

    • Topic A: Network Types
    • Topic B: Network Components
    • Topic C: Common Network Services
    • Topic D: Cloud Concepts
    • Topic E: Security Fundamentals


    Lesson 4: Safety and Operational Procedures

    • Topic A: Basic Maintenance Tools and Techniques
    • Topic B: Personal and Electrical Safety
    • Topic C: Environmental Safety and Materials Handling
    • Topic D: Professionalism and Communication
    • Topic E: Organizational Policies and Procedures
    • Topic F: Troubleshooting Theory


    Lesson 5: Supporting Display Devices

    • Topic A: Install Display Devices
    • Topic B: Configure Display Devices
    • Topic C: Troubleshoot Video and Display Devices


    Lesson 6: Installing and Configuring Peripheral Components

    • Topic A: Install and Configure Input Devices
    • Topic B: Install and Configure Output Devices
    • Topic C: Install and Configure Input/Output Devices
    • Topic D: Install and Configure Expansion Cards


    Lesson 7: Managing System Components

    • Topic A: Identify Motherboard Components and Features
    • Topic B: Install and Configure CPUs and Cooling Systems
    • Topic C: Install Power Supplies
    • Topic D: Troubleshoot System Components


    Lesson 8: Managing Data Storage

    • Topic A: Identify RAM Types and Features
    • Topic B: Troubleshoot RAM Issues
    • Topic C: Install and Configure Storage Devices
    • Topic D: Configure the System Firmware
    • Topic E: Troubleshoot Hard Drives and RAID Arrays


    Lesson 9: Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows

    • Topic A: Implement Client-Side Virtualization
    • Topic B: Install Microsoft Windows
    • Topic C: Use Microsoft Windows
    • Topic D: Configure Microsoft Windows
    • Topic E: Upgrade Microsoft Windows


    Lesson 10: Optimizing and Maintaining Microsoft Windows

    • Topic A: Optimize Microsoft Windows
    • Topic B: Back Up and Restore System Data
    • Topic C: Perform Disk Maintenance
    • Topic D: Update Software


    Lesson 11: Working With Other Operating Systems

    • Topic A: The OS X Operating System
    • Topic B: The Linux Operating System


    Lesson 12: Customized Client Environments

    • Topic A: Types of Common Business Clients
    • Topic B: Custom Client Environments


    Lesson 13: Networking Technologies

    • Topic A: TCP/IP Properties and Characteristics
    • Topic B: TCP/IP
    • Topic C: Internet Connections
    • Topic D: Ports and Protocols
    • Topic E: Networking Tools


    Lesson 14: Installing and Configuring Networking Capabilities

    • Topic A: Configure Basic Windows Networking
    • Topic B: Configure Network Perimeters
    • Topic C: Using Windows Networking Features
    • Topic D: Install and Configure SOHO Networks


    Lesson 15: Supporting Mobile Digital Devices

    • Topic A: Install and Configure Exterior Laptop Components
    • Topic B: Install and Configure Interior Laptop Components
    • Topic C: Other Mobile Devices
    • Topic D: Mobile Device Accessories and Ports
    • Topic E: Mobile Device Connectivity
    • Topic F: Mobile Device Synchronization
    • Topic G: Troubleshoot Mobile Device Hardware


    Lesson 16: Supporting Printers and Multifunction Devices

    • Topic A: Printer and Multifunction Technologies
    • Topic B: Install and Configure Printers
    • Topic C: Maintain Printers
    • Topic D: Troubleshoot Printers


    Lesson 17: Security Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Controls

    • Topic A: Common Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
    • Topic B: General Security Controls
    • Topic C: Mobile Security Controls
    • Topic D: Data Destruction and Disposal Methods


    Lesson 18: Implementing Security Controls

    • Topic A: Secure Operating Systems
    • Topic B: Secure Workstations
    • Topic C: Secure SOHO Networks
    • Topic D: Secure Mobile Devices


    Lesson 19: Troubleshooting System-Wide Issues

    • Topic A: Troubleshoot PC Operating Systems
    • Topic B: Troubleshoot Mobile Device Operating Systems and Applications
    • Topic C: Troubleshoot Wired and Wireless Networks
    • Topic D: Troubleshoot Common Security Issues



    • Appendix A: Mapping CompTIA Training Course Content to CompTIA A+ Certification Exam 220-901
    • Appendix B: Mapping CompTIA Training Course Content to CompTIA A+ Certification Exam 220-902
    • Appendix C: A+ Command Reference
    • Appendix D: A Brief History of Personal Computers