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CompTIA A+ Certified IT Technician

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Course Outline

Lesson 1: Personal Computer Components
Topic 1A: Personal Computer Components
Topic 1B: System Unit Components
Topic 1C: Storage Devices
Topic 1D: Personal Computer Connection Methods

Lesson 2: Operating System Fundamentals
Topic 2A: Personal Computer Operating Systems
Topic 2B: Windows User Interface Components
Topic 2C: Windows File System Management
Topic 2D: Windows System Management Tools

Lesson 3: PC Technician Professional Best Practices
Topic 3A: Tools of the Trade
Topic 3B: Electrical Safety
Topic 3C: Environmental Safety and Materials Handling
Topic 3D: Perform Preventative Maintenance
Topic 3E: Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
Topic 3F: Professionalism and Communication

Lesson 4: Installing and Configuring Peripheral Components
Topic 4A: Install and Configure Display Devices
Topic 4B: Install and Configure Input Devices
Topic 4C: Install and Configure Adapter Cards
Topic 4D: Install and Configure Multimedia Devices

Lesson 5: Installing and Configuring System Components
Topic 5A: Install and Configure Storage Devices
Topic 5B: Install and Configure Power Supplies
Topic 5C: Install and Configure Memory
Topic 5D: Install and Configure CPUs
Topic 5E: Install and Configure System Boards

Lesson 6: Maintaining and Troubleshooting Peripheral Components
Topic 6A: Troubleshoot Display Devices
Topic 6B: Maintain and Troubleshoot Input Devices
Topic 6C: Troubleshoot Adapter Cards
Topic 6D: Troubleshoot Multimedia Devices

Lesson 7: Troubleshooting System Components
Topic 7A: Troubleshoot Storage Devices
Topic 7B: Troubleshoot Power Supplies
Topic 7C: Troubleshoot Memory
Topic 7D: Troubleshoot CPUs
Topic 7E: Troubleshoot System Boards

Lesson 8: Installing and Configuring Operating Systems
Topic 8A: Install Microsoft Windows
Topic 8B: Upgrade Windows
Topic 8C: Add Devices to Windows
Topic 8D: Optimize Windows

Lesson 9: Maintaining and Troubleshooting Microsoft Windows
Topic 9A: Operating System Utilities
Topic 9B: Maintain Microsoft Windows
Topic 9C: Troubleshoot Microsoft Windows
Topic 9D: Recover Microsoft Windows

Lesson 10: Network Technologies
Topic 10A: Network Concepts
Topic 10B: Network Communications
Topic 10C: Network Connectivity
Topic 10D: Internet Technologies

Lesson 11: Installing and Managing Network Connections
Topic 11A: Create Network Connections
Topic 11B: Install and Configure Web Browsers
Topic 11C: Maintain and Troubleshoot Network Connections

Lesson 12: Supporting Laptops and Portable Computing Devices
Topic 12A: Laptop and Portable Computing Device Components
Topic 12B: Install and Configure Laptops and Portable Computing Devices
Topic 12C: Maintain and Troubleshoot Laptops and Portable Computing Devices

Lesson 13: Supporting Printers and Scanners
Topic 13A: Printer and Scanner Technologies
Topic 13B: Printer and Scanner Components
Topic 13C: Printer and Scanner Processes
Topic 13D: Install and Configure Printers and Scanners
Topic 13E: Maintain and Troubleshoot Printers and Scanners

Lesson 14: Personal Computer Security Concepts
Topic 14A: Security Fundamentals
Topic 14B: Security Protection Measures
Topic 14C: Data and Physical Security
Topic 14D: Wireless Security
Topic 14E: Social Engineering

Lesson 15: Supporting Personal Computer Security
Topic 15A: Install and Configure Security Measures
Topic 15B: Maintain and Troubleshoot Security Measures