Main Menu

Credit Cards

Our Partners


Authorized Pearson Vue Test Center



TESDA

Contest

  

Hands On IT TRAINING

COMPTIA A+ Essentials and Practical applications


26


Course Duration:  40hrs

Why get this Course?
After this course you will have the knowledge required to understand the fundamentals of computer technology, networking, and security, and will have the skills required to identify hardware, peripheral, networking, and security components.
You will also acquire the skills to install, configure, upgrade, and maintain PC workstations, the Windows OS and SOHO networks. You will learn all the troubleshooting techniques and tools to effectively and efficiently resolve PC, OS, and network connectivity issues and implement security practices.

Course Delivery:

Instructor-led, classroom/laboratory-delivery learning model with structured hands-on and minds-on activities and laboratory activities.

Course Prerequisite:


Course Outline:

COMPTIA A+ 220-901


Chapter 1: Hardware

1.1 Configure settings and use BIOS/UEFI tools on a PC.
• Firmware upgrades/flash BIOS
• BIOS component information
• BIOS configurations
• Built-in diagnostics
• Monitoring

1.2 Explain the importance of motherboard components, their purpose and properties.
• Sizes
• Expansion slots
• RAM slots
• CPU sockets
• Chipsets
• CMOS battery
• Power connections and types
• Fan connectors
• Front/top panel connectors
• Bus speeds
• Reset button

1.3 Compare and contrast various 1.3 arious RAM types and their features.
• Types
• RAM compatibility

1.4 Install and configure PC expansion cards.
• Sound cards
• Video cards
• Network cards
• USB cards
• Firewire cards
• Thunderbolt cards
• Storage cards
• Modem cards
• Wireless/cellular cards
• TV tuner cards
• Video capture cards
• Riser cards

1.5
Install and configure storage devices and use appropriate media.

• Optical drives
• Magnetic hard disk drives
• Hot swappable drives
• Solid state/flash drives
• RAID types
• Tape drive
• Media capacity

1.6 Install various types of CPUs and apply the appropriate cooling methods.
• Socket types
• Characteristics
• Cooling

1.7 Compare and contrast various PC connection interfaces, their characteristics and purpose.
• Physical connections
• Wireless connections
• Characteristics

1.8 Install a power supply based on given specifications.
• Connector types and their voltages
• Specifications

1.9 Select the appropriate components for a custom PC configuration to meet customer specifications or needs.
• Graphic/CAD/CAM design workstation
• Audio/video editing workstation
• Virtualization workstation
• Gaming PC
• Home theater PC
• Standard thick client
• Thin client
• Home server PC

1.10 Compare and contrast types of display devices and their features.
• Types
• Refresh/frame rates
• Resolution
• Native resolution
• Brightness/lumens
• Analog vs. digital
• Privacy/antiglare filters
• Multiple displays
• Aspect ratios

1.11 Identify common PC connector types and associated cables.
• Display connector types
• Display cable types
• Device cables and connectors
• Adapters and convertors

1.12 Install and configure common peripheral devices.
• Input devices
• Output devices
• Input & output devices

1.13 Install SOHO multifunction device/printers and configure appropriate settings.
• Use appropriate drivers for a given operating system
• Device sharing
• Public/shared devices

1.14 Compare and contrast differences between the various print technologies and the associated imaging process.
• Laser
• Inkjet
• Thermal
• Impact
• Virtual

1.15 Perform appropriate printer maintenance.
• Laser
• Thermal
• Impact
• Inkjet

Chapter 2: Networking

2.1 Identify the various types of network cables and connectors.
• Fiber
• Twisted Pair
• Coaxial

2.2 Compare and contrast the characteristics of connectors and cabling.
• Fiber

• Twisted pair
• Coaxial

2.3 Explain the properties and characteristics of TCP/IP.
• IPv4 vs. IPv6
• Public vs. private vs. APIPA/link local
• Static vs. dynamic
• Client-side DNS settings
• Client-side DHCP
• Subnet mask vs. CIDR
• Gateway

2.4 Explain common TCP 2.4 CP and UDP ports, protocols and their purpose.
• Ports
• Protocols
• TCP vs. UDP

2.5 Compare and contrast various WiFi networking standards and encryption types.
• Standards
• Encryption types

2.6 Install and configure SOHO wireless/wired router and apply appropriate settings.
• Channels
• Port forwarding, port triggering
• DHCP (on/off)
• DMZ
• NAT/DNAT
• Basic QoS
• Firmware
• UPnP

2.7 Compare and contrast Internet connection types, network types and their features.
• Internet connection types
• Network Types

2.8 Compare and contrast network architecture devices, their functions and features.
• Hub
• Switch
• Router
• Access point
• Bridge
• Modem
• Firewall
• Patch panel
• Repeaters/extenders
• Ethernet over Power
• Power over Ethernet injector

2.9 Use appropriate networking tools.
• Crimper
• Cable stripper
• Multimeter
• Tone generator and probe
• Cable tester
• Loopback plug
• Punchdown tool
• WiFi analyzer

Chapter 3: Mobile Devices

3.1 Install and configure laptop hardware and components.
• Expansion options
• Hardware/device replacement

3.2 Explain the function of components within the display of a laptop.
• Types
• WiFi antenna connector/placement
• Webcam
• Microphone
• Inverter
• Digitizer

3.3 Use appropriate laptop features.
• Special function keys
• Docking station
• Physical laptop lock and cable lock
• Rotating/removable screens

3.4 Explain the characteristics of various types of other mobile devices.
• Tablets
• Smartphones
• Wearable technology devices
• Phablets
• e-Readers
• Smart camera
• GPS

3.5 Compare and contrast accessories and ports of other mobile devices.
• Connection types
• Accessories

Chapter 4: Hardware & Network Troubleshooting

4.1 Troubleshoot common problems related to motherboards, RAM, CPU and power with appropriate tools.
• Common symptoms
• Tools

4.2 Troubleshoot hard drives and RAID arrays with appropriate tools.
• Common symptoms
• Tools

4.3 Troubleshoot common video, projector and display issues.
• Common symptoms

4.4 Troubleshoot wired and wireless networks with appropriate tools.
• Common symptoms
• Hardware tools
• Command line tools

4.5 Troubleshoot and repair common mobile device issues while adhering to the appropriate procedures.
• Common symptoms
• Disassembling processes for proper re-assembly

4.6 Troubleshoot printers with appropriate tools.
• Common symptoms
• Tools

COMPTIA A+ 220-902

Chapter 1: Windows Operating Systems

1.1 Compare and contrast various features and requirements of Microsoft Operating Systems (Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1).
• Features
• Upgrade paths – differences between in place upgrades, compatibility tools, Windows upgrade OS advisor

1.2 Install Windows PC operating systems using appropriate methods.
• Boot methods
• Type of installations
• Partitioning
• File system types/formatting
• Load alternate third-partydrivers when necessary
• Workgroup vs. domain setup
• Time/date/region/language settings
• Driver installation, software and windows updates
• Factory recovery partition
• Properly formatted boot drive with the correct partitions/format

1.3 Apply appropriate Microsoft command line tools.
• TASKKILL
• BOOTREC
• SHUTDOWN
• TASKLIST
• MD
• RD
• CD
• DEL
• FORMAT
• COPY
• XCOPY
• ROBOCOPY
• DISKPART
• SFC
• CHKDSK
• GPUPDATE
• GPRESULT
• DIR
• EXIT
• HELP
• EXPAND
• [command name] /?
• Commands available with standard privileges vs. administrative privileges

1.4 Use appropriate Microsoft operating system features and tools.
• Administrative
• MSCONFIG
• Task Manager
• Disk management
• Other
     - User State Migration tool (USMT)
     - Windows Easy Transfer
     - Windows Upgrade Advisor
• System utilities

1.5 Use Windows Control Panel utilities.
• Internet options
• Display/display settings
• User accounts
• Folder options
• System
• Windows firewall
• Power options
• Programs and features
• HomeGroup
• Devices and printers
• Sound
• Troubleshooting
• Network and Sharing Center
• Device Manager

1.6 Install and configure Windows networking on a client/desktop.
• HomeGroup vs. WorkGroup
• Domain setup
• Network shares/administrative shares/mapping drives
• Printer sharing vs. network printer mapping
• Establish networking connections
• Proxy settings
• Remote Desktop Connection
• Remote Assistance
• Home vs. work vs. public network settings
• Firewall settings
• Configuring an alternative IP address in Windows
• Network card properties

1.7 Perform common preventive maintenance procedures using the appropriate Windows OS tools.
•  Best practices
     - Scheduled backups
     - Scheduled disk maintenance
     - Windows updates
     - Patch management
     - Driver/firmware updates
     - Antivirus/Anti-malware updates
• Tools
     - Backup
     - System restore
     - Recovery image
     - Disk maintenance utilities


Chapter 2: Other Operating Systems & Technologies

2.1 Identify common features and functionality of the Mac OS and Linux operating systems.
• Best practices
• Tools
• Features
• Basic Linux commands

2.2 set up and use client-side virtualization.
• Purpose of virtual machines
• Resource requirements
• Emulator requirements
• Security requirements
• Network requirements
• Hypervisor

2.3 Identify basic cloud concepts.
• SaaS
• IaaS
• PaaS
• Public vs. Private vs. Hybrid vs. Community
• Rapid Elasticity
• On-demand
• Resource pooling
• Measured service

2.4 Summarize the properties and purpose of services provided by networked hosts.
• Server roles
• Internet appliance
• Legacy/embedded systems

2.5 Identify basic features of mobile operating systems.
• Android vs. iOS vs. Windows

2.6 Install and configure basic mobile device network
• Wireless/cellular data network (enable/disable)
• Bluetooth
• Corporate and ISP email configuration
• Integrated commercial provider email configuration
• PRI updates/PRL updates/
• Baseband updates
• Radio firmware
• IMEI vs. IMSI
• VPN

2.7 Summarize methods and data related to mobile device synchronization.
• Types of data to synchronize
• Synchronization methods
• Mutual authentication for multiple services (SSO)
• Software requirements to install the application on the PC
• Connection types to enable synchronization

Chapter 3: Security

3.1 Identify common security threats and vulnerabilities.
• Malware
• Phishing
• Spear phishing
• Spoofing
• Social engineering
• Shoulder surfing
• Zero-day attack
• Zombie/botnet
• Brute forcing
• Dictionary attacks
• Non-compliant systems
• Violations of security best practices
• Tailgating
• Man-in-the-middle

3.2 Compare and contrast common prevention methods.
• Physical security
• Digital security
• User education/AUP
• Principle of least privilege

3.3 Compare and contrast differences of basic Windows OS security settings.
• User and groups
• NTFS vs. Share permissions
• Shared files and folders
• System files and folders
• User authentication
• Run as administrator vs. standard user
• BitLocker
• BitLocker-To-Go
• EFS

3.4 Deploy and enforce security best practices to secure a workstation.
• Password best practices
• Account management
• Disable autorun
• Data encryption
• Patch/update management

3.5 Compare and contrast various methods for securing mobile devices.
• Screen locks
• Remote wipes
• Locator applications
• Remote backup applications
• Failed login attempt restrictions
• Antivirus/anti-malware
• Patching/OS updates
• Biometric authentication
• Full device encryption
• Multifactor authentication
• Authenticator applications
• Trusted sources vs. untrusted sources
• Firewalls
• Policies and procedures

3.6 Use appropriate data destruction and disposal methods.
• Physical destruction
• Recycling or repurposing best practices

3.7 Secure SOHO wireless and wired networks.
• Wireless specific
• Change default usernames and passwords
• Enable MAC filtering
• Assign static IP addresses
• Firewall settings
• Port forwarding/mapping
• Disabling ports
• Content filtering/parental controls
• Update firmware
• Physical security

Chapter 4: Software Troubleshooting

4.1 Troubleshoot PC operating system problems with appropriate tools.
• Common symptoms
• Tools

4.2 Troubleshoot common PC security issues with appropriate tools and best practices.
• Common symptoms
• Tools
• Best practice procedure for malware removal

4.3 Troubleshoot common mobile OS and application issues with appropriate tools.

• Common symptoms
• Tools

4.4 Troubleshoot common mobile OS and application security issues with appropriate tools.
• Common symptoms
• Tools

Chapter 5: Operational Procedures

5.1 Use appropriate safety procedures.
• Equipment grounding
• Proper component handling and storage
• Toxic waste handling
• Personal safety
• Compliance with local government regulations

5.2 Potential environmental impacts, apply the appropriate controls.
• MSDS documentation for handling and disposal
• Temperature, humidity level awareness and proper ventilation
• Power surges, brownouts, blackouts
• Protection from airborne particles
• Dust and debris
• Compliance to local government regulations

5.3 Summarize the process of addressing prohibited content/activity, and explain privacy, licensing and policy concepts.
• Incident Response
• Licensing/DRM/EULA
• Personally Identifiable Information
• Follow corporate end-user policies and security best practices

5.4 Demonstrate proper communication techniques and professionalism.
• Use proper language – avoid jargon, acronyms and slang when applicable
• Maintain a positive attitude/project confidence
• Actively listen (taking notes) and avoid interrupting the customer
• Be culturally sensitive
• Be on time (if late contact the customer)
• Avoid distractions
• Dealing with difficult customer or situation
• Set and meet expectations/timeline and communicate status with the customer
• Deal appropriately with customers confidential and private materials

5.5 Explain the troubleshooting theory.
• Always consider corporate policies, procedures and impacts before implementing changes.


COURSE FEE :
Cash
Exam Fee Installment  Down
Due Date  Manual 
 Php 16,500 901-USD116
902-USD116
 Php 17,000  Php 8,500  Midway  Free

COURSE FEE with 2 Exams:
Cash Installment  Down
Due Date  Manual 
Php28,800  Php 29,300  Php 15,000  Midway  Free

COURSE SCHEDULES:

Other Short Courses..


What do you think?

Leave a Question

 



Inquiries

Page 3 of 6 | << | First | 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - | Last | >> |


@ mon

Ang fee is 35,500 pesos for the training and 2 exams na po yan.
nasa 52,000 ang lahat ng fees?
@ Matt

Hello, we required minimum of 3 participants for the class to push through. We will open soon schedule for June, July. Please keep in touch on the website for the updates. Thank you.
@ Christan Bardemorilla

The exam fee for CompTIA A + 901 is USD199=P10700, 902 is USD199=P10700.
Hi,

I see you A+ Courses have just 1 reservation.
will the class still go on?
I want to attend classes beginning in June or July.
I want to confirm that the classes which show a schedule will in fact take place regardless of the number of students who enroll.
thank you,
Matt
Espana, Manila
Days & Time Start Date End Date Status Enrolled Reserved
Sat 9-3pm 06-18-2016 07-30-2016 open -- --
Buendia, Makati
Days & Time Start Date End Date Status Enrolled Reserved
Sun 3-9pm 05-08-2016 06-26-2016 open -- 1
How much the examination fee in Comptia A+?
@ Jessie

Yes, pwede nyo pong kunin muna ang training then sunod na lang po ang exam.
Pwede po b kunin ung course lang, and s susunod nlng ung exam?
sana this coming May, bakasyon ko kasi yun.
@ Anna-G

Itatry po naming mag open ng weekdays schedule.
sana po meron kayong Monday-Friday.
@ EyyE

Yes, 3 years ang validity.
Hello, may expiration ba ang certification na to?
@ Joel Quintana

7 meetings to complete the course.
how many days to finish the course on sunday schedules?
@ ral

Sa ngayon wala po. Try po naming magopen. Keep posted.
gud day wla po ba kayong monday to friday na training...tnx
@ Rommel

No prerequisites to take Comptia A + as long as you know basic computer. Thanks.
what are the pre requisites to take this class? i just know basic computer skills.
@ francis

We will try to open another weekdays schedule soon. Please keep in touch on the website for the updates. Thank you.
do you conduct training on weekdays? monday to friday?
@ rob

Meron pong Sunday schedule on Feb 21 to April 10, 2016 from 9am to 3pm sa Espana, Manila
di po kau magkakaroon schedule ng sunday sa morayta?
@ rob

Meron po kaming every Sunday, 3pm to 9pm on Feb 21 to April 3, 2016 sa Buendia, Makati branch.
Hi, sana po may available trainings during sundays..
@ kirk dela cruz

100% po ang passing rate. thanks.
Hi This is kirk dela cruz i want to take a training for COMPTIA A+ i just want to ask how is the passing rate of your student in COMPTIA A+
@ Anna Grace Estano

Schedules for April and May will be posted here on our website soon. Please keep posted.
can i have the schedule for Comptia A+ in April & May.

Thanks in Advance,
Anna
@ jonalyn sacro

We will post soon another set of schedules for 2016. Please keep posted. Thank you.
When is the next training dates? I am interested
@ Carlos

Update po kita itetext or tatawagan po namin kayo magiinform lang po kami sa ibang nakareserved if tuloy sila.
Any news po if tuloy po this coming Nov 21? Pasenya na po kung makulit, may timeline po na hinahabol
@ Carlos

We will inform you 2-3 days before the training if minimum of 3 participants are met. Thank you.
Hi CNCTC

As of today, Nov 12 2015, nakalagay po sa site niyo na may 4 na po naka reserve for Nov. 21, 2015 schedule.

Does this mean tuloy na po yung schedule na yun?

May marereceive po ba kami ng update from CNCTC?

Thanks po!
@ john

Yes tumatanggap kami.
Tumatanggap po ba kayo ng exam voucher, meron po kasi ako exam vouchers for A+ 801 and 802 galing ng CompTIA.
@ john sanjuan

Ang testing center namin is located sa Espana, Manila main office.
Hi CNCTC

pwede rin ba mag take nang exam with certification test sa makati branch nyo
@ Drew

Hello, wala pong hinihinging course pre requsite sa CompTIA A+ training basta marunong pong gumamit ng computer. Thanks.
Hi CNCTC,

Ano po pre-requisite pra mkapag enroll ng comptia A+ training?
@ Mark Delgado

Yes, 9am to 3pm ang schedule. Post po namin soon dito sa aming website ung susunod na skedyul.
9am-3pm po ba talga ung schedule sa Espana po? d na po un magbabago? or may upcoming schedules pa po?
@ Carlos

Yes, pwede po. Punta po kayo sa main office sa Espana Manila para magtake ng certification exam. Exam cost 801-USD194=PHP10,200
802-USD194= PHP10,200
Hi CNCTC

Puede po bang Exam lang kunin? If yes, how much po siya? IN Pesos.

Thanks!
@ Emman

Yes, pwede nyo pong kunin ang exam ng hiwalay sa training. Thanks.
pwede ko po bang kunin ung exam ng comptia A+ ng mag kahiwalay?
@ Luke

Fee for 220-801 exam is 194USD or 10,200 and for 220-802 is 194USD or 10,200 in peso also.
@ Jake

Sir Dustin Chao
how much is the exam fee for A+?
Page 3 of 6 | << | First | 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - | Last | >> |

  
CNCTC Live Chat Inquiry

Job Openings

Subscribe

Stay Informed Subscribe

Name *

Email *