CompTIA A+2019-05-15T15:26:46+01:00

New! CompTIA A+ Core Series

CompTIA A+ 2015 will be retired on the 31st July 2019

Overview             

CompTIA A+ Core Series

The CompTIA A+ Core Series is a vendor-neutral certification which establishes the best practices in troubleshooting, networking and security across a variety of devices.

Study time: Full time – 15 to 20 days| Part time – 3 to 4 months
Vendor: CompTIA
Business support: Our customer success team measures and ensure engagement.
Prerequisites: A basic understanding of computer systems and network technologies is recommended.
Assessment: Exam based :
220-901  | 220-902 (retires 31st July 2019)
New! Core Series | Core 1: 220-1001 | Core 2: 220-1002 
Ideal for:  PC support, IT and user support, IT manager, helpdesk engineer or desktop engineer

Meet the Trainer             

Michelle Plumb
Michelle Plumb
Michelle Plumb is a full-time Cisco Certified Systems Instructor (CCSI). She has 26 plus years’ experience in the field as an IT professional and telecommunications specialist. She maintains a high level of Cisco, Microsoft, and CompTIA certifications, including CCNP Voice, MCSE, CompTIA A+, Network+, and Project+.

“In just 5 years the number of smart connected devices in the world will be more than 50 billion – all of which will create data that can be shared, collected and analyzed.”

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NEW! CompTIA A+ Core Series

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The world’s leading tech association, and our partners, CompTIA, have released their latest version of the CompTIA A+. CompTIA is constantly reviewing and updating the items on their certification exams with major revisions every three years. The CompTIA A+ Core Series is the latest version with expanded content on growing parts of the IT support role including an expansion of baseline security topics and a different approach to defining competency in operational procedures.

What’s in this version?

A general expansion of baseline security topics core to the IT support role, including:
• Physical versus logical security concepts and measures
• Social engineering
• Malware detection and removal
• Device hardening for not just PCs but devices in general

An alternative approach in defining competency in operational procedures in:
• Importance of documentation and using best practices
• Change management
• Basic disaster prevention and recovery
• Privacy concerns, including GDPR and handing PII
• Scripting basics
• Use of remote access

Networking and device connectivity are broadened:
• Cloud and virtualization are now weighed more heavily
• Managing networking and device connectivity includes IoT devices and related protocols
• Includes the concept of Internet appliances and endpoint management servers
• Added wireless mesh networks to network types

Content overview

Expires 31st July 2019

220-901

PC hardware
Networking
Laptops
Printers

220-902

Operating systems
Security
Mobile devices
Troubleshooting

New! Core Series

core 1: 220-1001

Mobile Devices
Networking Technology
Hardware
Virtualization and Cloud Computing
Network Troubleshooting

core 1: 220-1002

Installing and Configuring Operating Systems
Expanded security
Software Troubleshooting
Operational procedures

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