CompTIA A+ Course Overview

The CompTIA A+ Certification courses offered by MasterGrade IT is ideal if you aspire to become an entry-level information technology (IT) professional or personal computer (PC) service technician. Knowledge of Network Installation, Access and Security, Fault Tolerance, Disaster Recovery and Network Troubleshooting. Held by over 1​ million IT professionals worldwide, CompTIA A+ is the most essential IT certification for establishing an IT career. If you’re new to the IT industry, this will help you put your best foot forward. And if you’re already an IT professional, the CompTIA A+ certification validates your skills and can boost your career.

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What you will learn

  • Orientation Lesson Welcome to MastergradeIT
  • Lesson 1 Personal Computer Component
  • Lesson 2 Operating System Fundamentals
  • Lesson 3 PC Technician Professional Best Practices
  • Lesson 4 Installing and Configuring Peripheral Components
  • Lesson 5 Examining System Components
  • Lesson 6 Maintaining and Troubleshooting Peripheral Components
  • Lesson 7 Installing and Configuring Operating Systems
  • Lesson 8 Maintaining and Troubleshooting Microsoft Windows
  • Lesson 9 Network Technologies
  • Lesson 10 Supporting Laptops and Portable Computing Devices
  • Lesson 11 Supporting Printers
  • Lesson 12Personal Computer Security Concepts
      CompTIA A+ Training Practical
  • Lesson 1 Portable Computers
  • Lesson 2 Monitoring and Management
  • Lesson 3 Operating System Troubleshooting
  • Lesson 4 Security
  • Lesson 5 Windows Installation and Upgrades
  • Lesson 6 Safety and Maintenance
  • Lesson 7 Troubleshooting Hardware

Basic computer skills

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Lesson 1: Personal Computer Component

  • Personal Computer Components
  • System Unit Components
  • Storage Devices
  • Personal Computer Connection Methods

Lesson 2: Operating System Fundamentals

  • Personal Computer Operating Systems
  • Windows User Interface Components
  • Windows File System Management
  • Windows System Management Tools

Lesson 3: PC Technician Professional Best Practices

  • Tools of the Trade
  • Electrical Safety
  • Environmental Safety and Materials Handling
  • Perform Preventative Maintenance
  • Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
  • Professionalism and Communication

Lesson 4: Installing and Configuring Peripheral Components

  • Install and Configure Display Devices
  • Install and Configure Input Devices
  • Install and Configure Multimedia Devices

Lesson 5: Examining System Components

  • Storage Devices and Backup Media
  • Power Supplies
  • Memory
  • CPUs and Cooling System Units
  • System Boards

Lesson 6: Maintaining and Troubleshooting Peripheral Components

  • Troubleshoot Display Devices
  • Maintain and Troubleshoot Input Devices
  • Troubleshoot Multimedia Devices

Lesson 7: System Component Troubleshooting Techniques

  • Adapter Card Troubleshooting
  • Storage Device Troubleshooting
  • Power Supply Troubleshooting
  • Memory Troubleshooting
  • CPU and Cooling System Troubleshooting
  • System Board Troubleshooting

Lesson 8: Installing and Configuring Operating Systems

  • Install Microsoft Windows
  • Upgrade Windows
  • Add Devices to Windows
  • Optimize Windows

Lesson 9: Maintaining and Troubleshooting Microsoft Windows

  • Operating System Utilities
  • Back up Microsoft Windows
  • Troubleshoot Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Windows System Recovery Methods

Lesson 10: Network Technologies

  • Network Concepts
  • Network Communications
  • Network Connectivity
  • Internet Technologies
  • Create Network Connections

Lesson 11: Supporting Laptops and Portable Computing Devices

  • Laptop and Portable Computing Device Components
  • Install and Configure Laptops and Portable Computing Devices
  • Maintain and Troubleshoot Laptop and Portable Computing Devices

Lesson 12: Supporting Printers

  • Printer Technologies
  • Printer Components
  • Printer Processes
  • Install and Configure Printers
  • Maintain and Troubleshoot Printers

Lesson 13: Personal Computer Security Concepts

  • Security Fundamentals
  • Security Protection Measures
  • Wireless Security
  • Social Engineering
  • Maintain and Troubleshoot Security Measures

Lesson 1: Installing and Configuring System Components

  • Install and Configure Adapter Cards
  • Install and Configure Storage Devices
  • Select and Install Power Supplies
  • Select and Install Memory
  • Select, Install, and Configure CPUs and Cooling System
  • Units Install and Configure System Boards

Lesson 2: Troubleshooting System Components

  • Troubleshoot Adapter Cards
  • Troubleshoot Storage Devices
  • Troubleshoot Power Supplies
  • Troubleshoot Memory
  • Troubleshoot CPUs and Cooling Systems
  • Troubleshoot System Boards

Lesson 3: Maintaining and Troubleshooting Microsoft Windows

  • Operating System Utilities
  • Troubleshoot Microsoft Windows
  • Recover Microsoft Windows

Lesson 4: Network Technologies

  • Network Communications
  • Network Connectivity
  • Internet Technologies

Lesson 5: Installing and Managing Network Connections

  • Create Network Connections
  • Install and Configure Web Browsers
  • Maintain and Troubleshoot Network Connections

Lesson 6: Supporting Laptops and Portable Computing Devices

  • Laptop and Portable Computing Device Components
  • Install and Configure Laptops and Portable Computing Devices
  • Maintain and Troubleshoot Laptops and Portable Computing Devices

Lesson 7: Supporting Printers

  • Maintain and Troubleshoot Printers

Lesson 8: Personal Computer Security Concepts

  • Security Fundamentals
  • Security Protection Measures
  • Data and Physical Security
  • Install and Secure a Wireless Network

Lesson 9: Supporting Personal Computer Security

  • Install and Configure Security Measures
  • Maintain and Troubleshoot Security Measures

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