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CompTIA A+

CompTIA (Computing Technology Industry Association) offers a range of certifications that are highly regarded in the IT industry. These certifications cover various technology-related skills and are designed to validate the expertise of IT professionals. As of my last update in January 2022, here are some of the key CompTIA certifications:

  1. CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+): This certification is ideal for individuals who are new to IT. It covers essential IT skills and helps beginners understand the basics of IT, including hardware, software, networking, and security.

  2. CompTIA A+: A+ certification is for entry-level IT technicians. It covers topics related to hardware, operating systems, networking, security, and troubleshooting. A+ is a widely recognized certification for technical support and IT operational roles.

  3. CompTIA Network+: Network+ certification is for professionals who work in IT networking roles. It covers networking concepts, infrastructure, network operations, security, and troubleshooting.

  4. CompTIA Security+: Security+ certification is for IT professionals specializing in cybersecurity. It validates knowledge and skills in areas such as network security, compliance, threats, vulnerabilities, access control, and cryptography.

  5. CompTIA Linux+: Linux+ certification is for IT professionals who work with Linux operating systems. It covers Linux administration, security, and troubleshooting.

  6. CompTIA Cloud+: Cloud+ certification is for IT professionals working in cloud technologies. It covers cloud models, virtualization, infrastructure, security, and resource management.

  7. CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+): CySA+ certification focuses on cybersecurity analytics and helps professionals perform data analysis, threat detection, and respond to cybersecurity threats.

  8. CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+): CASP+ certification is an advanced-level certification that validates expertise in enterprise security, risk management, and advanced security solutions.

It's important to note that CompTIA certifications are typically valid for three years. To maintain certification, individuals can participate in CompTIA's Continuing Education (CE) program, which allows them to earn CEUs (Continuing Education Units) by participating in various activities such as training, attending conferences, and writing articles.

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Self-Study Course Includes:

Books: a $75 value

Videos: a $250 value

Practice Test by MeasureUp: a $100 value

Training Lab: a $75 value

 

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CompTIA

A+ Core 1(220-1101)

Lesson 1: Mobile Devices

  • Installing and Configuring Laptop Hardware and Components

  • Display Components of Mobile Devices

  • Setting Up and Configuring Accessories and Ports of Mobile Devices

  • Configuring Basic Mobile Device Network Connectivity and Application Support

Lesson 2: Networking

  • TCP and UDP Ports, Protocols, and Their Purpose

  • Networking Hardware Devices

  • Compare and Contrast Wireless Networking Protocols

  • Summarize the Services Provided by Networked Hosts

  • Install and Configure a Basic Wired/Wireless SOHO Network

  • Network Configuration Concepts

  • Internet Connection Types, Network Types, and Their Features

  • Using Networking Tool

Lesson 3: Hardware

  • Basic Cable Types

  • Installing RAM Types

  • Installing Storage Devices

  • Installing Motherboards, CPUs, and Add-on Cards

  • Power Supplies

  • Multifunction Devices/Printers and Settings

  • Print Technologies

Lesson 4: Virtualizations and Cloud Computing

  • Common Cloud Models

  • Client-Side Virtualization Overview

Lesson 5: Hardware and Network Troubleshooting

  • Troubleshooting Methodology

  • Troubleshooting Motherboard, RAM, CPU, and Power Issues

  • Troubleshooting Storage Drives and RAID Arrays

  • Troubleshooting Video, Projector, and Display Issues

  • Mobile Device Troubleshooting

  • Printer Troubleshooting

  • Network Troubleshooting

CompTIA

A+ Core 2 (220-1102)

Lessons 1-5 are CertPREP CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1101) content.

Lesson 6: Operating Systems

  • Basic Features of Microsoft Windows Editions

  • Microsoft Command-line Tools

  • Microsoft Windows 10 Operating System (OS) Features and Tools

  • Windows 10 Control Panel Utilities

  • Windows Settings

  • Windows Networking Features on a Client/Desktop

  • Installation and Configuration Concepts

  • Understanding Common OS Types

  • OS Installations and Upgrades in a Diverse OS Environment

  • Common Features and Tools of the macOS/Desktop OS

  • Common Features and Tools of the Linux Client/Desktop OS

Lesson 7: Security

  • Security Measures

  • Wireless Security Protocols and Authentication

  • Malware Removal and Prevention

  • Social Engineering Threats and Vulnerabilities

  • Microsoft Windows OS Security Settings

  • Security Best Practices to Secure a Workstation

  • Securing Mobile Devices

  • Data Destruction and Disposal

  • Configuring Security on SOHO Networks

  • Configuring Browser and Relevant Security Settings

Lesson 8: Software Troubleshooting

  • Troubleshooting Common Windows OS Problems

  • Troubleshooting Common PC Security Issues

  • Best Practice Procedures for Malware Removal

  • Troubleshoot Common Mobile OS and Application Issues

  • Troubleshoot Common Mobile OS and Application Security Issue

Lesson 9: Operational Procedures

  • Best Practices and Documentation

  • Change Management

  • Workstation Backup and Recovery Methods

  • Explain Common Safety Procedures

  • Environmental Impacts and Appropriate Controls

  • Addressing Prohibited Content/Activity and Privacy, Licensing, and Policy Concepts

  • Communication Techniques and Professionalism

  • Scripting Basics

  • Remote Access Technologies

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Self-Study Course Includes:

Books: a $75 value

Videos: a $250 value

Practice Test by MeasureUp: a $100 value

Training Lab: a $75 value

 

With CertPREP, you get all this and
more for just $277. Get started today!

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