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CompTIA A+ Certification

A+ Certification is a CompTIA (Computing Technology Industry Association) sponsored testing program that certifies the competency of individuals in the computer industry. Earning A+ Certification means that you possess the knowledge and skills essential for a successful computer technology career.

CCANSI’s intensive training program helps prepare you for the computer based tests with the knowledge and tools necessary to configure, install, diagnose, repair, upgrade and maintain computers and associated technologies.

This program is designed for students who are preparing to write the CompTIA A+ Certification. The A+ certification measures necessary competencies for an entry-level IT professional. It includes installing, building, upgrading, repairing, configuring, troubleshooting,diagnosing, and maintenance of basic PC hardware and Operating systems.

CompTIA A+ Certification Training (EXAM 220-801 and 220-802)

The CompTIA A+ certification is the starting point for a career in IT. The exams cover maintenance of PCs, mobile devices, laptops, operating systems and printers.

In order to receive the CompTIA A+ certification, you must pass two exams.

CompTIA A+ 220-801 covers the fundamentals of computer technology, installation and configuration of PCs, laptops and related hardware, and basic networking.

CompTIA A+ 220-802 covers the skills required to install and configure PC operating systems, as well as configuring common features (e.g. network connectivity and email) for mobile operating systems Android and Apple iOS.

Training Overview:

Lesson 1: Hardware Fundamentals
Topic A: Computer System Components
Topic B: Storage Devices
Topic C: Device Connections and Interfaces

Lesson 2: Operating System Fundamentals
Topic A: Personal Computer Operating Systems
Topic B: Windows Control Panel Utilities
Topic C: Command Line Tools
Topic D: Windows Security Settings
Topic E: Windows Operating System Tools

Lesson 3: Operational Procedures
Topic A: Basic Maintenance Tools and Techniques
Topic B: Electrical Safety
Topic C: Environmental Safety and Materials Handling
Topic D: Professionalism and Communication

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

Lesson 5: Managing System Components
Topic A: Motherboards
Topic B: CPUs and Cooling Systems
Topic C: Select and Install Power Supplies
Topic D: RAM Types and Features
Topic E: Install and Configure Storage Devices
Topic F: Configure the System BIOS

Lesson 6: Installing and Configuring Operating Systems
Topic A: Implement Virtualization
Topic B: Install Microsoft Windows
Topic C: Windows Upgrades
Topic D: Windows Preventive Maintenance

Lesson 7: Customized Client Environments
Topic A: Standard Clients
Topic B: Custom Client Environments

Lesson 8: Networking Technologies
Topic A: Physical Network Connections
Topic B: TCP/IP
Topic C: Network Connectivity
Topic D: Ports and Protocols
Topic E: Set Up and Configure Windows Networking
Topic F: Networking Tools

Lesson 9: Installing, Configuring, and Maintaining SOHO Networks
Topic A: Install and Configure SOHO Networks
Topic B: SOHO Network Security

Lesson 10: Supporting Laptops
Topic A: Laptop Hardware and Components
Topic B: Install and Configure Laptop Hardware Components

Lesson 11: Mobile Computing
Topic A: Mobile Device Technologies
Topic B: Configure Mobile Devices

Lesson 12: Supporting Printers
Topic A: Printer Technologies
Topic B: Install, Configure, and Maintain Printers

Lesson 13: Security
Topic A: Security Fundamentals
Topic B: Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
Topic C: Security Protection Measures
Topic D: Workstation Security

Lesson 14: Troubleshooting Hardware Components
Topic A: Troubleshooting Theory
Topic B: Troubleshoot Video and Display Devices
Topic C: Troubleshoot Hard Drives and RAID Arrays
Topic D: Troubleshoot System Components
Topic E: Troubleshoot Laptops
Topic F: Troubleshoot Printers

Lesson 15: Troubleshooting System-Wide Issues
Topic A: Troubleshoot Operating Systems
Topic B: Troubleshoot Wired and Wireless Networks
Topic C: Troubleshoot Common Security Issues


CompTIA Network+ Certification Training (EXAM N10-006)

Network+ is an ISO-17024 compliant, vendor-neutral technology certification that verifies the certified individual has the skills and knowledge needed to take on a pivotal role in building, managing, and protecting the critical asset that is the data network.

Companies such as IBM, Dell, HP, Ricoh, Sharp and Xerox recommend or require CompTIA Network+ for their networking technicians. It is also a technical prerequisite option for IT technicians seeking to join the Apple Consultants Network, and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense.

Training Overview:

Lesson-1:Basic Network Knowledge
1.Network and Internetwork Concepts
2.Network Topologies
3.Networking Strategies

Lesson-2: Servers and Clients
1.Network Operating System Basics
2.Network Clients
3.Directory Services
Lesson-3: Introduction to the OSI Model
1.Introduction to the OSI Model
2.Families of Protocols

Lesson-4: The Physical Media
1.Data-transmission Media
2.Unbounded Media
4.Signal Transmissions

Lesson-5: The Data Link Layer
1.Data Link Layer Considerations
2.Media Access Control (MAC) and Logical Link Control (LLC)
3.IEEE 802 Specifications

Lesson-6: Data Transmission
1.Introduction to Network Connection Devices
2.Network Adapters
3.Putting Data on the Cable
4.Network Topologies

Lesson-7: The Network Layer
2.Internetwork Connection Devices

Lesson-8: The Transport Layer
1.Transport Layer Addressing Issues
2.The Transport Layer Segmenting Process
3.Transport Layer Connection Services

Lesson-9: The Session Layer
1.Dialog Control Modes
2.Managing the Session

Lesson-10: TCP/IP Fundamentals
1.What is TCP/IP?
2.The TCP/IP Protocol Suite

Lesson-11: IP Addressing, Subnetting and Supernetting
1.IP Addressing
2.Interior Gateway Protocols
3.Introduction to Subnetting

Lesson-12: Accessing and Using a TCP/IP Network
1.Configuring Clients for TCP/IP Networks
2.TCP/IP Suite Utilities
3.Using TCP/IP Suite Utilities to Check Network Connectivity

Lesson-13: Remote Access Protocols
1.Remote Access Protocols
2.Examining Remote Connection Options
3.Dial-up Networking

Lesson-14: Network Security and Fault Tolerance
1.Security Models
2.Password Security
3.Data Encryption
4.Firewalls and Proxy Servers
5.System Fault Tolerance
6.Backing Up Data

Lesson-15: Preparing for Network Installation
1.Planning and Gathering Information
2.Environmental Issues
3.Networking Components and Connectors
4.Compatibility Issues

Lesson-16: Maintaining the Network
1.Network Documentation
2.Backup Strategies
3.Virus Protection
4.Patches and other Software Updates

Lesson-17: Troubleshooting the Network
1.Exploring Troubleshooting Models
2.Identifying Troubleshooting Tools


CompTIA Security+ Certification Training (EXAM SYO-401)

CompTIA Security+ certification designates knowledgeable professionals in the field of security, one of the fastest-growing fields in IT.

The Security+ exam covers the most important foundational principles for securing a network and managing risk. Access control, identity management and cryptography are important topics on the exam, as well as selection of appropriate mitigation and deterrent techniques to address network attacks and vulnerabilities. Security concerns associated with cloud computing, BYOD and SCADA are addressed in the SY0-401 exam.

Training Overview:

Lesson 1: Security Fundamentals
Topic A: The Information Security Cycle
Topic B: Information Security Controls
Topic C: Authentication Methods
Topic D: Cryptography Fundamentals
Topic E: Security Policy Fundamentals

Lesson 2: Identifying Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
Topic A: Social Engineering
Topic B: Malware
Topic C: Software-Based Threats
Topic D: Network-Based Threats
Topic E: Wireless Threats and Vulnerabilities
Topic F: Physical Threats and Vulnerabilities

Lesson 3: Managing Data, Application, and Host Security
Topic A: Manage Data Security
Topic B: Manage Application Security
Topic C: Manage Device and Host Security
Topic D: Manage Mobile Security

Lesson 4: Implementing Network Security
Topic A: Configure Security Parameters on Network Devices and Technologies
Topic B: Network Design Elements and Components
Topic C: Implement Networking Protocols and Services
Topic D: Apply Secure Network Administration Principles
Topic E: Secure Wireless Traffic

Lesson 5: Implementing Access Control, Authentication, and Account Management
Topic A: Access Control and Authentication Services
Topic B: Implement Account Management Security Controls

Lesson 6: Managing Certificates
Topic A: Install a CA Hierarchy
Topic B: Enroll Certificates
Topic C: Secure Network Traffic by Using Certificates
Topic D: Renew Certificates
Topic E: Back Up and Restore Certificates and Private Keys
Topic F: Revoke Certificates

Lesson 7: Implementing Compliance and Operational Security
Topic A: Physical Security
Topic B: Legal Compliance
Topic C: Security Awareness and Training
Topic D: Integrate Systems and Data with Third Parties

Lesson 8: Risk Management
Topic A: Risk Analysis
Topic B: Implement Vulnerability Assessment Tools and Techniques
Topic C: Scan for Vulnerabilities
Topic D: Mitigation and Deterrent Techniques

Lesson 9: Troubleshooting and Managing Security Incidents
Topic A: Respond to Security Incidents
Topic B: Recover from a Security Incident

Lesson 10: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning
Topic A: Business Continuity
Topic B: Plan for Disaster Recovery
Topic C: Execute DRPs and Procedures