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Any organisation that uses IT systems needs a professional technician to set up and maintain their systems. With the training provided by this Computer Maintenance Specialist course, you will have the skills and knowledge to maintain computer systems for organisations, small businesses and personal use.
CompTIA A+ is the first certification that many technicians pursue – and for good reason. It is regarded as a minimum qualification required by many organisations. Having the A+ certification will give you a definite advantage over fellow job seekers who do not have it.
To perform well as a Computer Maintenance Specialist, you need to have a good understanding of computer hardware, be able to build a PC from scratch, be able to maintain the hardware and software aspects of a PC and be able to fix any faults that occur with the system.
The CompTIA A+ 220-901 exam is one of the two total exams that comprise the CompTIA A+ certification, and focuses more on the technical and hardware aspects of the certifications, whereas the CompTIA A+ 220-902 covers software and operating systems in more detail.
What you will learn
- Hardware maintenance and troubleshooting
- Software maintenance and troubleshooting
- How to set up basic networks
- How to implement security measures
- Installation and maintenance of operating systems
- How to maintain mobile devices
Module 1: Introduction to Personal Computers and IT Certification
- Course And Instructor Introduction
- Personal Computer Concepts – Part 1
- Personal Computer Concepts – Part 2
- Becoming An IT Professional
- Certification Basics
Module 2: Internal Hardware Components
- Motherboards – Part 1
- Motherboards – Part 2
- BIOS Part 1
- BIOS Part 2
- Power Supplies
- Central Processing Unit – Part 1
- Central Processing Unit – Part 2
- Memory – Part 1
- Memory – Part 2
Module 3: Storage Fundamentals
- Storage Overview
- Magnetic Drives
- Solid State and Flash Drives
- Optical Drives
- RAID Technologies
- Tape Drives
- Installing Hard Drives
Module 4: Expanding Hardware Capabilities
- Expansion Components Overview – Part 1
- Expansion Components Overview – Part 2
- Expansion Technologies – Part 1
- Expansion Technologies – Part 2
- Video Cards
- Sound Cards
- Networking Interface Cards
- Alternative Expansion Devices
Module 5: Working with Peripheral Devices
- Peripheral Devices Overview
- Input Devices – Part 1
- Input Devices – Part 2
- Input Devices – Part 3
- Output Devices: Video Monitors – Part 1
- Output Devices: Video Monitors – Part 2
- Output Devices: Printers And Scanners – Part 1
- Output Devices: Printers And Scanners – Part 2
- Output Devices: Printers And Scanners – Part 3
- Output Devices: Printers And Scanners – Part 4
- Input And Output Devices
Module 6: Mobile Devices
- Mobile Devices Overview
- Laptop Computer Components - Part 1
- Laptop Computer Components - Part 2
- Laptop Computer Expansion Capabilities
- Replacing Portable Computer Components
- Additional Mobile Devices - Part 1
- Additional Mobile Devices - Part 2
- Mobile Device Ports And Connectors
Module 7: Computer Networking
- Networking Fundamentals – Part 1
- Networking Fundamentals – Part 2
- Network Devices – Part 1
- Network Devices – Part 2
- Cable And Connectors – Part 1
- Cables and Connectors – Part 2
- TCP-IP Fundamentals – Part 1
- TCP-IP Fundamentals – Part 2
- TCP-IP Fundamentals – Part 3
- TCP-IP Fundamentals – Part 4
- TCP-IP Fundamentals – Part 5
- TCP-IP Fundamentals – Part 6
- Internet Connectivity
- Wireless Networks – Part 1
- Wireless Networks – Part 2
Module 8: Hardware and Network Troubleshooting
- Troubleshooting Models - Part 1
- Troubleshooting Models - Part 2
- Troubleshooting Physical Issues - Part 1
- Troubleshooting Physical Issues - Part 2
- Troubleshooting Physical Issues - Part 3
- Troubleshooting Physical Issues - Part 4
- Troubleshooting Networking Issues - Part 1
- Troubleshooting Networking Issues - Part 2
- Troubleshooting Mobile Devices
- Troubleshooting Printers
Who is this course for?
If you want to pursue a career as a Computer Maintenance Specialist, this course makes sure that you are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge.
This course has no requirements, making it perfect for you if you have no existing experience.
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How much are the exams/assessments please?
Exams are based on CompTIA and can be found on their websiteThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Michael Samuel asked:
Hi, Questions: 1)Are there assignments and mock exams included in this course? 2) Will there be a feed back and interactive discussions? Thanks. M
At this price there is no mentor support. Mock exams are included.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Is a certificate of completion gained at the end of this course?
Hi, Pauline Upon completion of your course, you can request a certificate of completion and one will be issued to you.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
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