Alphatech School

A+ Certification

A+ Certification – Essentials

CNS 130                          40 clock hours

In this course, students will install, upgrade, repair, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, and perform preventative maintenance on basic personal computer hardware and operating systems. Windows 7 topics have been included in exam and course.
The target student is anyone with basic computer user 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. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: - identify the components of standard desktop personal computers. - identify fundamental components and functions of personal computer operating systems. - identify best practices followed by professional personal computer technicians. - install and configure computer components. - install and configure system components. - maintain and troubleshoot peripheral components. - troubleshoot system components. - install and configure operating systems. - 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.  Prerequisites:  Computer Knowledge

 

A+ Certification

CNS 134                         32 Clock hours

In this course students will acquire the essential skills and information needed to install, upgrade, repair, configure, troubleshoot, optimize, and perform preventative maintenance of basic personal computer hardware and operating systems.  The target student is anyone with basic computer user 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.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: - identify the components of standard desktop personal computers. - identify fundamental components and functions of personal computer operating systems. - identify best practices followed by professional personal computer technicians. - install and configure computer components. - identify technical characteristics of system components. - maintain and troubleshoot peripheral components. - identify troubleshooting techniques for system components. - install and configure operating systems. - maintain and troubleshoot installations of Microsoft Windows. - identify network technologies. - support laptops and portable computing devices. - support printers. - identify personal computer security concepts. Prerequisites:  Computer Knowledge