CompTIA A+

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The CompTIA A+ Core 2 Practice Lab will provide you with the necessary platform to gain hands on skills in fundamental computer technologies.

The primary aim of CompTIA A + (220-1002) is achieving an entry-level certificate aimed at IT professionals or those seeking to enter into the industry.

Furthermore, our A+ Practice Lab focuses on the practical aspects of the CompTIA A+ exam objectives ensuring you build real world experience and skills necessary to support users through various stages.

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Lab Guides

  • Operating system types and features
  • Implementing different boot methods and types of operating system installation
  • Disk partioning methods and files systems
  • Installing system configuration settings
  • Using Microsoft command line tools
  • Using Microsoft operating system tools and features
  • Microsoft Windows system utilities
  • Using Microsoft Windows control panel utilities
  • Using Microsoft Windows control panel's user releated utilities
  • Application software installation and configuration methods
  • Features and tools of Mac OS and Linux desktop operating system
  • Logical security concepts
  • Wi-fi security protocols and authentications methods
  • Working with tools and methods of malware prevention, detection and removal
  • Microsoft Windows OS security settings
  • Implementing security best practices to secure a workstation
  • Using data destruction and disposal methods
  • Troubleshooting Microsoft Windows issues
  • Malware removal best practices 
  • Implementing basic change management best practices
  • Implement basic disaster preventions and recovery methods
  • Basics of scripting 
  • Working with remote access technologies
  • Documentation and licences best practices
  • Using proper communication techniues and professionalism 
  • Using system restore
  • Working with BitLocker

Relevant roles

  • IT support specialist
  • Help desk technician 
  • Service desk analyst
  • Technical support specialist
  • Field service technician
  • Associate network engineer
  • Data support technician
  • Desktop support administrator
  • End-user computing technician
  • Help desk technician
  • System support specialist

Learning outcomes

  • Improve practical skills of supporting, installing, configuring and maintaining operating systems
  • Maintaining Microsoft Windows 
  • Troubleshooting Microsoft Windows and networks, managing users, workstations and shared resources
  • Implementing operational procedures

What's included

  • 12 months' access to CompTIA A+ 220-1002 Practice Lab
  • 28 bite sized lab guides (topics) to work through
  • Practice exercises with step-by-step instructions to complete
  • A split screen platform where students can read the instructions set and perform the tasks at the same time
  • Multiple choice questions throughout to assess what you have learnt.
  • Screenshot assessment tools
  • 24 hours practical learning time

Lab topology

  • PLABDC01 - Windows Server 2016 
  • PLABWIN10 - Windows 10
  • PLABCENTOS - CentOS Server
  • PLABWIN810 - Windows 8.1
  • PLABWIN701 - Windows 7
Lab topology diagram