CompTIA A+ Certification

The Comptia A+ certification demonstrates competency as a computer technician. The 2011 objectives require that a candidate successfully pass the A+ Essentials and one elective: IT technician, remote support technician, or depot technician.
Description Days Price(ex vat)
Comptia A+ Training 4 R6,000
Course Outline
Lesson 1: Personal Computer Components
  • 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 Adapter Cards
  • Install and Configure Multimedia Devices
Lesson 5: Installing and Configuring System Components
  • Install and Configure Storage Devices
  • Install and Configure Power Supplies
  • Install and Configure Memory
  • Install and Configure CPUs
  • Install and Configure System Boards
Lesson 6: Maintaining and Troubleshooting Peripheral Components
  • Troubleshoot Display Devices
  • Maintain and Troubleshoot Input Devices
  • Troubleshoot Adapter Cards
  • Troubleshoot Multimedia Device
Lesson 7: Troubleshooting System Components
  • Troubleshoot Storage Devices
  • Troubleshoot Power Supplies
  • Troubleshoot Memory
  • Troubleshoot CPUs
  • Troubleshoot System Boards
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
  • Maintain Microsoft Windows
  • Troubleshoot Microsoft Windows
  • Recover Microsoft Windows
Lesson 10: Network Technologies
  • Network Concepts
  • Network Communications
  • Network Connectivity
  • Internet Technologies
Lesson 11: Installing and Managing Network Connections
  • Create Network Connections
  • Install and Configure Web Browsers
  • Maintain and Troubleshoot Network Connections
Lesson 12: 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 13: Supporting Printers and Scanners
  • Printer and Scanner Technologies
  • Printer and Scanner Components
  • Printer and Scanner Processes
  • Install and Configure Printers and Scanners
  • Maintain and Troubleshoot Printers and Scanners
Lesson 14: Personal Computer Security Concepts
  • Security Fundamentals
  • Security Protection Measures
  • Data and Physical Security
  • Wireless Security
  • Social Engineering
Lesson 15: Supporting Personal Computer Security
  • Install and Configure Security Measures
  • Maintain and Troubleshoot Security Measures