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CompTIA A+ Certification: Practical Application (2009 Objectives)

  • Price £1,645.00
  • Duration 5 day(s)
All major credit cards accepted


Special Notices
Please note – the exam is not taken at the end of the course. Those wishing to book an exam for another time will need to purchase an exam voucher.

You will install, upgrade, repair, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, and perform preventative maintenance on basic personal computer hardware and operating systems during this course.

The target student is anyone with basic computer user skills and essential computer support skills and knowledge (such as describing personal computer hardware components; installing and configuring peripherals, input devices, laptop components, and operating systems; performing basic troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance; describing basic networking and security concepts; performing basic safety and environmental procedures; and using appropriate communication skills) who is interested in obtaining a job as an IT professional or PC technician. In addition, this course will help prepare students to achieve a CompTIA A Certification.


Students taking this course should have taken the CompTIA A Certification: Essentials (2009 Objectives) course, or have equivalent knowledge, skills, and experience.


Delegates will learn how to:

•install and configure system components.
•troubleshoot system components.
•maintain and troubleshoot installations of Microsoft Windows.
•identify network technologies.
•install and manage network connections.
•support laptops and portable computing devices.
•support printers.
•identify personal computer security concepts.
•support personal computer security.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Installing and Configuring System Components

•Topic 1A: Install and Configure Adapter Cards
•Topic 1B: Install and Configure Storage Devices
•Topic 1C: Select and Install Power Supplies
•Topic 1D: Select and Install Memory
•Topic 1E: Select, Install, and Configure CPUs and Cooling System Units
•Topic 1F: Install and Configure System Boards
Lesson 2: Troubleshooting System Components

•Topic 2A: Troubleshoot Adapter Cards
•Topic 2B: Troubleshoot Storage Devices
•Topic 2C: Troubleshoot Power Supplies
•Topic 2D: Troubleshoot Memory
•Topic 2E: Troubleshoot CPUs and Cooling Systems
•Topic 2F: Troubleshoot System Boards
Lesson 3: Maintaining and Troubleshooting Microsoft Windows

•Topic 3A: Operating System Utilities
•Topic 3B: Troubleshoot Microsoft Windows
•Topic 3C: Recover Microsoft Windows
Lesson 4: Network Technologies

•Topic 4A: Network Communications
•Topic 4B: Network Connectivity
•Topic 4C: Internet Technologies
Lesson 5: Installing and Managing Network Connections

•Topic 5A: Create Network Connections
•Topic 5B: Install and Configure Web Browsers
•Topic 5C: Maintain and Troubleshoot Network Connections
Lesson 6: Supporting Laptops and Portable Computing Devices

•Topic 6A: Laptop and Portable Computing Device Components
•Topic 6B: Install and Configure Laptops and Portable Computing Devices
•Topic 6C: Maintain and Troubleshoot Laptops and Portable Computing Devices
Lesson 7: Supporting Printers

•Topic 7A: Maintain and Troubleshoot Printers
Lesson 8: Personal Computer Security Concepts

•Topic 8A: Security Fundamentals
•Topic 8B: Security Protection Measures
•Topic 8C: Data and Physical Security
•Topic 8D: Install and Secure a Wireless Network
Lesson 9: Supporting Personal Computer Security

•Topic 9A: Install and Configure Security Measures
•Topic 9B: Maintain and Troubleshoot Security Measures
Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to the CompTIA® A ® Practical Application 220-702 Exam Objectives

Appendix B: CompTIA® A ® Acronyms

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