The CompTIA A+ Practical Application exam measures the necessary competencies for an entry-level IT professional who has hands-on experience in the lab or the field. Successful candidates will have the skills required to install, configure, upgrade, and maintain PC workstations, the Windows OS and SOHO networks. The successful candidate will utilize troubleshooting techniques and tools to effectively and efficiently resolve PC, OS, and network connectivity issues and implement security practices. Job titles in some organizations which are descriptive of the role of this individual may be: Enterprise technician, IT administrator, field service technician, PC or Support technician, etc. Ideally, the CompTIA A+ Practical Application candidate has already passed the CompTIA A+ Essentials examination.
This course is appropriate for students pursuing the A+ examination. This course would also be helpful to anyone in the IT field that lacks PC computer troubleshooting skills. Students considering Microsoft administration should consider attending this course.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
CompTIA A+ Practical Application (2009 Edition)
Expected Duration (hours)
- Session 1: Storage Operations and Servicing Motherboards
- Session 2: Power Supply, CPU, Memory Operations and Adapter Cards
- Session 3: Laptops and Printers
- Session 4: Troubleshooting Tools and Methods, and Working With Storage and files in Windows
- Session 5: Managing Windows and Windows Security
- Session 6: Network Troubleshooting
CompTIA A+ Practical Application (2009 Edition) Expert Encore
Troubleshoot CPUs, motherboards, RAM and ports of a PC
Troubleshoot Storage Media
Troubleshoot the Windows operating system on a PC
Troubleshoot SO and SOHO networks
Troubleshoot common printers