CompTIA A+ Certification

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  • Fast Track (4 Days) – Mon to Thurs (10:00-18:00)
    Weekend Track (5 Weeks) – Sundays (10:00–17:00)
    Evening Track (5 Weeks) – Every Tue & Thurs (18:30–21:30)
  • Course Fee: £800 + VAT
  • Industry Expert and Certified Instructors
  • Training Venue: Central London Location
  • Tutor Led Classroom Training

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CompTIA A+ Training Course

CompTIA A+ Certification is like a spark in your IT career. CompTIA is a non-profit trade association founded in 1982. CompTIA A+ certification is a vendor neutral certification which covers technologies and operating system from various vendors such as Microsoft, Apple, Novel and Linux. A+ certification program was officially released in 1993 which was the beginning of technological era and the very first certification program for the IT technicians.

Climbing to the top requires you to strengthen your foundation. Planning for career in IT? CompTIA A+ certification is the best starting point where you will learn all the foundations of the computing to technologies, operating systems, networking and the security aspect. Achieving A+ certification validates the competency as a computer technician where one would be able to assemble the computers, upgrade the computers, troubleshoot the computer hardwares, upgrade hardwares, memory upgrades, hard drives upgrades, processors, manage and maintain the operating systems, troubleshoot internet and shared resources issues in the network environment, computer security, operating system virus threat and manage the server operation and server hardwares. Our course is designed to prepare a student for the certification which will form the basis of a career in IT support.

Our CompTIA A+ training will equip participant with skills and knowledge which will enable you to pass the CompTIA A+certification which has industrial recognition and are widely accepted. Accelerate your career by doing your CompTIA A+ course with London Training.

How we deliver CompTIA A+ Certification course?

Our CompTIA A+ certification course is delivered by CompTIA Certified Trainer, an industry expert who has over 10 years of experience in Computer Hardware and Networking. We deliver CompTIA A+ course on hands-on, tutor led and classroom based training, in Central London.

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Computer Hardware Engineer, Second line support, Computer technician, System Engineer, System Analyst.

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CompTIA A+ Certification

  • CompTIA A+ Exam 220-901
  • CompTIA A+ Exam 220-902

Course Syllabus

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CompTIA A+ Essentials Exam Number: 220-901 & 220-902

CPU and Motherboards

  • Form Factor (e.g. ATX / BTX, micro ATX / NLX
  • Installing a Motherboard
  • Riser Cards
  • North Bridge and South Bridge
  • Bus slots (e.g. PCI, AGP, PCIe, AMR, and CNR)
  • Live Demo: A Motherboard
  • DIP Switches and Jumpers
  • How CPUs Work
  • Bus Structures
  • Processors and Chipsets: Third Generation: The 32-Bit 80386
  • Summary - Original Processors, Fifth Generation: Pentium Processors, Dual- core
  • The Pentium 4, Mobile "Centrino" Technology
  • The Core Naming Convention, AMD
  • Installing a CPU, CPU Performance, CPU Characteristics

Memory: Types and Forms

  • Memory Types: Volatile vs. Non-Volatile; Dynamic vs. Static
  • Memory (SIMM, DIMM,RIMM)
  • Notebook Memory (SODIMM)
  • Video Ram (VRAM, WRAM)
  • ECC and non-ECC Memory
  • Synchronous
  • Speed Ratings
  • Parity
  • Task Manager, Demo: Task Manager
  • Memory Symptoms

Processor Mechanics, IRQs, and DMA

  • System Interaction (IRQs and Assigning IRQs, I/O Addresses, DMA Channels Base Memory Addresses)
  • PCI, AGP, PCIe, AMR, CNR, PCMCIA, PATA, IDE, EIDE, SATA, eSATA,
  • Contrast RAID (levels 0, 1, 5), Chipsets, BIOS / CMOS / Firmware, POST, CMOS battery
  • CPU types, AMD, Intel, Hyper threading, Multi core, Dual core, Triple core, Quad core, Onchip cache, L1, L2, 32bit vs. 64 bit
  • PC100, PC133, PC2700, PC3200, DDR3-1600, DDR2-667
  • The Address Bus, Micro Buses
  • PC/XT Bus, DIP Switches and Jumpers
  • PC/AT and ISA Bus
  • ISA Expansion Bus Slot
  • PCI Bus, PCI Slots (PCIe)
  • VESA Local Bus
  • AGP
  • Bus Mastering

Basic Electronics

  • Electrical Characteristics, Safety Precautions, Safety
  • Static Electricity
  • PC Power Supply (Demo and Installing a Power Supply)
  • Peripheral Power Connector
  • Floppy Power Connector, SATA Power Connector, Motherboard Power Connector
  • Power-Supply Form Factors
  • Troubleshooting Symptoms

Ports and Connectors

  • 9-pin Null Modem Connections
  • 25-pin Null Modem Connections
  • Parallel Ports
  • Port Types - PS/2
  • USB Versions
  • USB Symbols
  • 4-pin FireWire Ports, Connectors and 6-pin FireWire Ports, Connectors
  • Wireless Connections, Infrared ( IrDA Port)
  • Keyboards, Mice and Trackballs (Pointing Devices)

Modems, Scanners

  • Multimedia Connections
  • A Bluetooth Mouse
  • RJ-11, RJ-45, and Modular Connectors

Peripherals: Storage Devices

  • Historic Drives, Terminology
  • ATA Modes, The SCSI Specification Tape Backup Systems,
  • Hard Drive Installation, ATA Drive Identification, SCSI Drive Identification
  • Disk Geometry, Tracks, Cylinders, Sectors, and Clusters
  • SCSI Device IDs, Termination ,SCSI ID and Termination
  • Optical Disks and Flash Memory
  • CD Drive Components, DVD Types
  • Floppy Disks, 5.25” Floppy Disk

Video and Multimedia Input/Output Devices

  • CRT Monitor (Cathode Ray Terminal)
  • CRT Components and CRT Characteristics, CRT Issues
  • LCD Advantages
  • DVI-D, DVI-I
  • Touch Screen, Touch Screen Input
  • MIDI Connections
  • Digital Camera Memory Cards, Memory Card Readers

Printers

  • Printers
  • Dot-Matrix Printer
  • Dot-Matrix Printer Issues
  • An Inkjet Printer
  • Inkjet Printer Cartridges and Cartridge Print Heads
  • Laser Printer, Components and printing Process
  • Add Printer Locally, Install a Network Printer
  • Troubleshooting Printer

Notebook Computers and Devices

  • Hot-Swappable Components
  • Safely Remove Hardware
  • Notebook Batteries, Notebook Power
  • Notebook Processors, Hard Drive, Keyboard, Pointing Devices
  • Infrared, Bluetooth
  • PC Card Types (I, II, III)
  • Docking Station
  • Power and electrical input devices, Auto-switching, Fixed input power supplies, Batteries, Stylus / digitizer, Function keys,
  • Point devices (e.g. touch pad, point stick / track point)

Creating Partitions and File systems

  • Basic Disk : Primary Partition, Extended Partition
  • Dynamic Disk
  • Introduction to File System
  • FAT 12 File system, FAT16 File system, FAT32 File System and NTFS File System

Operating Systems Fundamentals

  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Mac OS X
  • Demo: Windows 2000 Professional
  • Red Hat Linux
  • Windows XP Professional Service Pack (SP1, SP2)
  • Booting and System Files, The CONFIG.SYS File and Directives
  • MSDOS.SYS, Beep Codes The Bootable Disk, 16-Bit Windows
  • Initialization (.INI) Files, Memory virtual Memory, HIMEM.SYS and EMM386.EXE
  • OEM and volume Licence of Windows
  • XP Stability Improvements, Security Features
  • Windows XP Pro Networking, Computer Management, System Tools
  • MS-DOS Navigation Commands, : Command/cmd, /a: attributes, /o:sortorder, Chdir/cd command Mkdir/md command
  • System management tools: Device and Task Manager, MSCONFIG.EXE, REGEDIT.EXE, REGEDT32.EXE, Virtual memory Event Viewer, System
  • Restore, Remote Desktop, Boot methods (e.g. safe mode, recovery console, boot to restore point)
  • Back ups: Archive Attribute. Normal, Copy, Differential, Incremental and Daily,
  • Taking and Restoring ASR Recovery

Troubleshooting techniques for operating systems

  • Auto-restart errors, Blue screen error, System lock-up
  • Device drivers failure (input/output devices),
  • Application install, start or load failure, Boot (e.g. invalid boot disk, inaccessible boot device, missing NTLDR)
  • Tools to resolve operational problems
  • Startup Modes ( safe mode, safe mode with command prompt or networking), Task and Device Manager, Event Viewer, MSCONFIG command , Recovery CD / Recovery partition, Remote Desktop Connection and Assistance, System File Checker(SFC)
  • OS related symptoms, Bluescreen, Input/output device, Windows specific printing problems, Hardware related symptoms, Laptop Power conditions, Wireless card issues, maintenance techniques, Drivers, Firmware, OS, Security, Defrag, Scandisk , check disk, startup programs

Creating and Implementing RAID

  • Computer Management and Disk Management
  • Different between Basic and Dynamic Disks
  • Creating Simple Volume, Creating Spanned Volume
  • Creating RAID 0 (Stripe Set without Parity)
  • Creating RAID 1 (Mirror and Duplexing)
  • Creating RAID 5 (Stripe Set with Parity)

Networking

  • Categories and Types Ethernet Technology (IEEE-802.3)
  • Token Ring (IEEE-802.5)
  • Bus, Star, Ring, Mesh Topology
  • Hub, Bridges, Switch and Routers
  • Network card (NIC), MAC Addresses
  • IP Addresses, IPv4 and IPv6, Subnet Masks
  • DHCP commands: IPCONFIG, release, renew
  • Additional TCP/IP Properties, TCP/IP Configuration, Troubleshooting
  • TCP/IP Protocol Suite
  • ISDN, DSL, Satellite, Wireless WAN
  • WAN Bandwidth Technologies
  • LAN Internet Connections
  • NAT (Network Address Translation)
  • Remote Connections
  • Network Protection (Port and Packet Filters)
  • Internet Explorer Securities
  • Wireless Standards
  • WLAN Security Problems and Security Solutions
  • Summary—Network Cables
  • Network Cable types: Coaxial, Twisted Pair, Fiber Optic, RJ-11, RJ-45, and Modular Connectors
  • Antivirus Software, SPAM, Protection, Remove Spy ware
  • Network Operating Systems, Windows 2000 Server Domain, Active Directory
  • Trees and Forests, Windows Server 2003, Novell NetWare, UNIX and Linux,
  • Application Servers

CompTIA A+ Practical Application (2009 Edition) Exam Number: 220-901 & 220-902

Data Storage

  • Hard Drive Installation and Components
  • HDD SATA, PATA, Solid state FDD Optical drives CD / DVD / RW / Blu-Ray Removable External
  • ATA Drive and SCSI Drive Identification
  • Formatting, Low-Level Formatting
  • FAT File System and NTFS File System
  • Partitioning Utilities
  • File Fragmentation and defragmentation
  • CD Drive Speeds, DVDs, DVD Types
  • Optical Drive Connections and Installation
  • USB Flash Drives
  • Backup Methods

Motherboard and CPU

  • BIOS Demo: Determine Bios Version
  • When You Need BIOS Updates
  • BIOS Issues, Flashing the BIS
  • CMOS Battery
  • Installing a Motherboard
  • Cooling Method of motherboard - Cooling Fins and a Fan
  • Central Processing Unit (CPU), Installing a CPU, CPU Performance, CPU Characteristics

Memory

  • Memory Types: Asynchronous & Synchronous
  • Memory Types: Dynamic vs. Static
  • Installing Memory
  • Memory Error Recovery
  • Memory Slots (SDRAM,DDR SDRAM, DDRII SDRAM)
  • Parity
  • Testing Memory

Expansion Cards

  • Buses
  • PCI Bus Slots
  • Interrupts (IRQs), Assigning IRQs
  • I/O Addresses
  • DMA Channels
  • Bus mastering

Ports and Connectors

  • Bus Slots (PCI, ISA, AGP)
  • Serial Ports
  • Serial Transmission
  • Serial Cables
  • Infrared (IrDA Port)
  • USB Device and Versions
  • USB Ports USB Connectors, USB Power
  • MIDI Connectors
  • S/PDIF Connections

Printers

  • Printers Impact and non Printers
  • Dot-Matrix Printer
  • An Inkjet Printer
  • Inkjet Printer Cartridges, Print Heads
  • Laser Printer
  • Laser Printer Components, Process
  • Install a Network Printer
  • Main Windows Components
  • Inkjet Problems
  • Laser Printer Communications Interfaces
  • Printer Configuration Options
  • Detect and resolve common printer issues
  • Paper jams, Blank paper, Error codes, Out of memory error, Lines and smearing,
  • Garbage printout, Ghosted image, No connectivity

Multimedia Devices

  • Video Bus: VESA, PCIe, AGP
  • CRT Monitor (Cathode Ray Terminal)
  • How CRTs Produce Images
  • Video Connectors
  • Flat Panel Monitor, How a Flat Panel Screen Works
  • Flat Panel Monitor Connections DVI-D, DVI-I
  • Touch Screen
  • Multiple Monitors
  • Speakers and Microphone Connected to a PC
  • MIDI Connections
  • Scanners, Multifunction Sheet feed Scanner
  • Hand-Held Scanner
  • Scanner Connections
  • Digital Camera Memory Cards, Camera Connections

Laptops and Portable Devices

  • Identify fundamental principles of using laptops and portable devices
  • Communication connections such as Bluetooth, infrared, cellular WAN and Ethernet
  • Identify appropriate laptop-specific power and electrical input devices
  • Identify the major components of the LCD including inverter, screen and video card
  • Hot-Swappable Components
  • Upgrading Memory
  • Notebook Batteries
  • Notebook Pointing Devices
  • Communication Connections
  • Infrared
  • Bluetooth
  • Notebook Peripheral Ports
  • PC Card(PCMCIA) Types I, II, III
  • Port Replicator
  • Docking Station
  • Maintenance
  • PDA
  • Connecting PDAs and PCs

Operating Systems

  • Operating Systems Fundamentals Windows: Microsoft Windows XP
  • Mac OS, Windows 2000 Professional, Red Hat Linux, OS Basics
  • Security Features
  • Computer Management, System Tools
  • Navigating in Windows Explorer
  • File Permissions
  • NTFS File Permissions, NTFS Folder Permissions
  • Attrib Command, Attrib Switches
  • MS-DOS Navigation Commands (/a:attributes, /o:sortorder, Chdir/cd command Mkdir/md command) OS Maintenance and Troubleshooting
  • Start-up Process
  • NT/2000/XP Based Start-up Files
  • Computer Management
  • NTOSKRNL.EXE is Corrupted or missing…
  • Operating-System Load Errors
  • Start-up Modes
  • Demo: Start-up Options
  • System Configuration Utility
  • System Restore
  • Emergency Repair Disks
  • Windows 2000 ERD
  • Automated System Recovery (ASR)
  • Recovery Console
  • Folder Access in Recovery Console

Networks

  • Network protocols and terminologies
  • ISP, TCP / IP (e.g. gateway, subnet mask, DNS, WINS, static and automatic address assignment)
  • Protocols IPX / SPX (NWLink), NETBEUI / NETBIOS, SMTP, IMAP, HTML, HTTP, HTTPS
  • SSL, Telnet, FTP, DNS
  • Dial-up networking
  • Broadband (e.g. DSL, cable, satellite)
  • ISDN networking
  • Wireless (all 802.11) LAN / WAN
  • Infrared, Bluetooth, Cellular, VoIP
  • Configure proxy and security settings
  • Install and configure network cards
  • Configure client options (e.g. Microsoft, Novell)
  • network options (e.g. domain, workgroup, tree)
  • Configure network options
  • Models - OSI Model
  • Troubleshoot network problems
  • Command line tools (e.g. IPCONFIG.EXE, PING.EXE, TRACERT.EXE, NSLOOKUP.EXE)
  • Cable testing device
  • Driver / network interface
  • Protocol configuration
  • TCP / IP (e.g. gateway, subnet mask, DNS, WINS, static and automatic address assignment)
  • IPX / SPX (NWLink)
  • Permissions, Firewall configuration
  • Electrical interference

DHCP settings

  • Routers / Access Points, Disable DHCP,
  • Use static IP, Change SSID from default,
  • Disable SSID broadcast, MAC filtering, Change default username and password,
  • Update firmware, Firewall, LAN (10/100/1000BaseT, Speeds)
  • Bluetooth (1.0 vs. 2.0), Cellular, Basic VoIP (consumer applications)

Security

  • User Accounts and Groups
  • Workgroups
  • Local Users and Groups
  • Active Directory
  • Active Directory Groups
  • Authentication
  • Protocols
  • File System Security
  • NTFS Advantages, Security, Permissions
  • Disabling Simple File Sharing
  • Encryption
  • Security Policies
  • Auditing
  • Physical Access Restrictions
  • Corporate Security Policies
  • Network Security

Prevent, troubleshoot and remove viruses and malware

  • Use antivirus software
  • Identify malware symptoms
  • Quarantine infected systems
  • Research malware types, symptoms and solutions (virus encyclopedias)
  • Remediate infected systems
  • Update antivirus software
  • Wireless router placement
  • Signature and engine updates, Automatic vs. manual
  • Schedule scans
  • Repair boot blocks
  • Scan and removal techniques
  • Safe mode, Boot environment
  • Educate end user

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