(Information Technology Essentials & IT Technician)
This course prepares you for the CompTIA A+ Essentials required to achieve the CompTIA A+ certification. You gain the knowledge to install, configure and optimize personal computer hardware and operating systems, providing you with the necessary skills to take the CompTIA A+ Essentials and IT Technician Exams. A+ can be used as the elective exam for the MS Certified Systems Administrator certificate. The following concepts are covered: Personal Computer Components; Operating System Fundamentals; PC Technician Professional Best Practices; Troubleshooting System Components; Maintaining and Troubleshooting Microsoft Windows; Networking Technologies; Installing and Managing Network Connections; Supporting Laptops and Portable Computing Devices; Supporting Printers and Scanners; Personal Computer Security Concepts; IT Technician Professional Best Practices; Installing and Configuring Personal Computer Components, Peripheral Components, System Components, and Operating Systems; Maintaining and Troubleshooting Personal Computer Components; Installing and Troubleshooting Laptops and Portable Devices; Installing, Managing, and Optimizing Operating Systems; Maintaining and Troubleshooting Operating Systems; Installing, Maintaining, and Troubleshooting Printers and Scanners; Networking Technologies; Installing and Managing Network Components; and Maintain and Troubleshoot Computer Security. Prerequisites: Intro. to the PC & Internet or equivalent, 9th grade reading and math.
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