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A+ Practical Application

Available Dates: Call for Dates
Class Length: 3 day
Cost: $1,497

Class Outline:

This course will prepare students for the CompTIA A+ Practical Application certification exam (2009 Objectives). Students will learn how to support PC hardware in a business setting, including installation, troubleshooting, component replacement, networking, and security. Students will also learn to manage the Windows operating system. The target student for this course is responsible for maintaining PCs in their workplace, and has already completed the CompTIA A+ Certification: Essentials course (or has equivalent experience).

Table Of Contents:
Unit 1: Power systems
Topic A: Power supplies
Topic B: Power supply troubleshooting

Unit 2: CPUs and motherboards
Topic A: CPU and motherboard installation
Topic B: Motherboard troubleshooting

Unit 3: Memory systems
Topic A: RAM installation
Topic B: Memory troubleshooting

Unit 4: Expansion cards
Topic A: Host system interaction
Topic B: Expansion card installation
Topic C: Expansion card troubleshooting
Topic D: Port, cable, and connector troubleshooting

Unit 5: Data storage devices
Topic A: Hard drives
Topic B: Optical drives
Topic C: Removable storage devices
Topic D: Storage device troubleshooting

Unit 6: Printers and scanners
Topic A: Maintenance
Topic B: Troubleshooting

Unit 7: Mobile computing
Topic A: Configuration
Topic B: Component replacement and troubleshooting

Unit 8: Windows management
Topic A: Directory and file management
Topic B: Resource management
Topic C: Remote management

Unit 9: Windows maintenance
Topic A: Monitoring
Topic B: Maintenance
Topic C: Task Scheduler
Topic D: Troubleshooting

Unit 10: SOHO networking
Topic A: Networking basics
Topic B: Installing a wireless network

Unit 11: Network troubleshooting
Topic A: Troubleshooting basics
Topic B: Troubleshooting the network

Unit 12: Security
Topic A: Common security threats
Topic B: Implementing and troubleshooting security