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+ Certification 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.
This course illustrates the fundamental components of computer system, how they operate. The course also covers how to:
- Perform preventative maintenance on basic personal computer hardware and operating systems
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 and shut down the computer. Log on to a Cheap Cosplay Wigs computer and computer network. Run programs. Move, copy, delete, and rename files in Windows Explorer. 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.The function of a computer network.
Upon completion you should understand the fundamentals of how a computer operates. Install and upgrade software and operating systems. Repair various types of computer hardware. Optimize computers to run at peek performance. Understand the logic and process of troubleshooting hardware and software problems. Administer preventive maintenance on personal computer hardware and operating systems.
It is essential that you take and pass the A+ Essentials exam. This will show employers a working knowledge and understanding of computer systems.
Course Duration: 40 Hours
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.