CompTIA Online Bundle

CompTIA Online Bundle in South Africa

 

2KO South Africa offers online CompTIA A+ courses in  South Africa. We also offer full time A+ courses in Cape Town for groups of four or more delegates. 2KO South Africa's CompTIA A+ course is offered to our international and local students. 2KO International delivers computer courses from beginner level to advanced, and is also a leading supplier of of online IT training courses, to ensure the best A+ certification training in South Africa.

 

2KO South Africa offers you the most effective way to earn your CompTIA A+ certification, online. Our online CompTIA A+ course teaches students in South Africa the competence in areas such as installation, preventative maintenance, networking, security, troubleshooting, customer service and communication skills to work with clients. After completing this course, students will know hardware, laptops, motherboards, processors, memory, CPU, troubleshooting theory, preventative maintenance techniques, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, mobile operating systems Android and Apple iOS, cables, connectors, network types, security concepts, security technologies, viruses, malware, communication and professionalism.

 

CompTIA A+ 220-901 covers the fundamentals of computer technology, installation and configuration of PCs, laptops and related hardware, and basic networking.

CompTIA A+ 220-902 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.

 

As a CompTIA Partner, our Provider's course curriculum is either CAQC (CompTIA Authorized Quality Curriculum) or in the process of becoming CAQC, ensuring you receive the training and knowledge needed to succeed.

 

CompTIA A+ 220-901 & 220-902

 

CompTIA A+ 220-901

 

Domain 1.0 - PC Hardware

PC Hardware Overview

Computers Tour

In-House Computer

HP PC Computer

Dell PC Computer

Computer Cases

Kit Computer Case

In-House Case

HP PC Case

Dell PC Case

 

Domain 1.2 - Motherboard

Motherboard Overview

Motherboard Sizes

Expansion Slots

Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) Slots

RAM Slots

CPU Sockets

Legacy Chipsets

Newer Chipsets

Legacy MB Comparison

Motherboard Chipsets Demo

Jumpers

Switches

Connectors

Bus Speeds

Kit Computer Connectors

In-House Connectors

HP PC Connectors

Dell PC Connectors

Motherboard Review

 

Domain 1.6 - Processor

Central Processing Unit (CPU)

Socket Types

Pin Grid Array (PGA)

Land Grid Array (LGA)

AMD Processors

CPU Characteristics

Speeds, Cores and Cache

Hyperthreading and Virtualization

CPU Architecture

CPU Cooling

Kit Computer Processor

In-House Processor

HP PC Processor

Dell PC Processor

Processor Review

 

Domain 1.3 - Memory

Random Access Memory (RAM)

Memory Packages

Synchronous Dynamic (SDRAM)

Dual Inline Memory Module (DIMM)

Rambus DRAM

Read Only Memory (ROM)

Cache Memory

Page File

RAM Features

RAM Configurations

Registered Memory

RAM Types

Double Data Rate (DDR)

Compatibility and Speed

RAM Demonstration

Memory Review

 

Domain 1.8 - Power

Install a Power Supply

Power Connectors

Specifications

Calculate Power Needs

Online Power Usage Calculator

Power Supply Demo

Kit Computer Assembly

In-House Assembly

HP PC Assembly

Dell PC Assembly

Power Supply Review

 

Domain 1.1 - BIOS

Configure BIOS Settings

Basic Input/Output System

Power On Self Test (POST)

Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS)

Components Managed

Configurations

Security

Diagnostics

Monitoring

Firmware Upgrades

Change BIOS Settings

Flash BIOS Demonstration

BIOS Review

 

Domain 1.7 - Connectors

Connection Interfaces

Universal Serial Bus (USB)

IEEE 1394 (Firewire)

Integrated Drive Electronics (IDE)

Serial ATA (SATA)

eSATA

Floppy Disk

Small Computer System Interface (SCSI)

Serial

Parallel

Video Graphics Array (VGA)

Digital Visual Interface (DVI)

High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI)

Audio

RJ-45 Ethernet

RJ-11 Telephone

Bluetooth

IR Infrared

RF Wireless

DisplayPort

IBM Personal System/2 (PS/2)

RCA Phono Connector

Bayonet Neill-Concelman (BNC)

Composite Video

Component Video

Separate Video (S-Video)

Connectors Review

 

Domain 1.5 - Storage

Storage Devices and Media

Optical Drives

Hard Drives

Advanced Technology Attachment (ATA)

UltraDMA

Serial ATA (SATA)

SCSI Storage

Solid State Drives

Flash Memory

Memory Cards

USB Flash Drives

Floppy Drive

Tape Drive

Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID)

RAID-0 Disk Striping

RAID-1 Disk Mirroring

RAID-5 Striping and Parity

RAID-10 Striping Mirrored

RAID Review

RAID Demo

Connections

eSATA

SCSI

USB

Other

Memory Card Reader

USB Flash Drives Demo

IDE Cable Demo

ATAPI5/UDMA4 Demo

SATA Connect

SCSI Connect

USB Connect

Storage Review

 

Domain 1.4 - Expansion Cards

Install and Configure

Video Cards

Network Cards

External Connectors

Storage Cards

Legacy Communications

Wireless Cards

Sound Card Install

Video Card Install

Accelerated Graphics Port (AGP) Card Install

PCI Express Card Install

PCI Card Install

Network Connectors

Expansion Review

 

Domain 1.10 - Display Devices

Display Types

Cathode Ray Tube (CRT)

Liquid Crystal Display (LCD)

Other Flat Panels

Projectors

Refresh Rates

Resolution

Video Standards

VGA Analog

Interlaced Video

Brightness and Contrast

Analog vs. Digital

Privacy Issues

Multiple Monitors

CRT Display Demo

LCD Monitor Demo

Projector Demo

Display Review

 

Domain 1.12 - Peripherals

Install and Configure

Input Devices

Multimedia Devices

Output Devices

Other Devices

Keyboard/KVM

Audio Devices

Gamepad

Camera

MIDI Keyboard

Wireless

Peripherals Review

 

Domain 1.9 - Custom Configurations

Select Components

Design Workstation

Editing Workstation

Virtualization

Gaming PC

Home Theater

Thick/Thin Client

Home Server

Custom Configuration Example

Custom Configuration Review

Hardware Review

 

Domain 2.0 - Networking

Networking Overview

Identify Network Cables and Connectors

Fiber Connectors

Twisted Pair

Coaxial

Characteristics of Connectors and Cabling

Fiber Cable

Unshielded Twisted Pair

UTP Categories

Shielded Twisted Pair

Cable Types

 

Domain 2.3 - Internet Protocol Suite

Transmission Control Protocol and Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)

Binary Numbering

IP Addressing

Address Classes

Public vs. Private

Network Address Translation

IP Address Properties

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

Automatic Private IP Address

Client Side Services

Client IP Configuration

Windows XP Client IP

Common TCP and UDP Ports and Protocols

TCP Ports

Protocols

TCP vs. UDP

Wireless Networking Standards and Encryption

802.11 Standard

Authentication and Encryption

 

Domain 2.6 - Networking Hardware

Wireless/Wired Router

Router Settings

Security Settings

QoS and Firewall

Port Forwarding

Demilitarized Zone

Install SOHO Router

Compare Internet Connection Types

Wired Connections

Wireless Connections

Identify Types of Networks

Network Topologies

Compare Network Devices

Use Appropriate Networking Tools

Networking Tools

Networking Review

 

Domain 3.0 - Laptops

Laptops Overview

Dell Laptop Tour

Acer Laptop Tour

Install Hardware and Components

Expansion Options

Device Replacement

Laptop Display Components

Compare Laptop Features

Function Keys

Docking Station vs. Port Replicator

Physical Lock

Disassemble and Reassemble

Device Replacement Demo

Laptop Disassembly

Laptop Display

Laptop Base

Laptop Reassembly

Final Assembly

Laptops Review

 

Domain 4.0 - Printers

Printers Overview

Printer Types and Imaging Processes

Laser Printer Parts

Laser Imaging Process

Inkjet Printers

Thermal Printers

Impact Printers

Install and Configure Printers

Wired Printer

Wireless Printer

Print Server

Network Printer Demo

Perform Printer Maintenance

Laser Maintenance

Thermal Maintenance

Impact Maintenance

Printers Review

 

Domain 5.0 - Operational Procedures

Operational Procedures Overview

Use Appropriate Safety Procedures

Personal Safety

Regulatory Compliance

Environmental Impacts and Controls

Environmental Hazards

Power Regulation

Environmental Maintenance

Communication Skills

Professional Courtesy

Difficult Customer or Situation

Meeting Expectations

Confidential Materials

Prohibited Content and Activity

Use of Documentation

Operational Procedures Review

Course Review


Course 2:  CompTIA A+ 220-902
 

 

Domain 1.0 - Operating Systems

Features and Requirements

Windows XP

Windows Vista

Windows 7

32 vs. 64 bit

Features

Aero

Sidebar

User Account Control

Bit-locker

Shadow Copy

System Restore

Ready Boost

Compatibility Mode

XP Mode

Easy Transfer

Administrative Tools

Defender and Security Essentials

More Features

File Structure and Paths

Category vs. Classic

Upgrade Paths

Compatibility Tool and Upgrade Advisor

 

Domain 1.2 - Install and Configure

Boot Methods

Types of Installation

Upgrade Installation

Upgrade Windows Vista

Clean Installation

Install Windows XP

Install Windows Vista/7

Windows XP Repair Installation

Windows 7 Repair Installation

Clean Wipe Drive C:

Multi-boot Installation

Remote Network Installation

Partitioning

File System Types

Disk and Partition Demo

Load Alternate Drivers

Workgroup vs. Domain

Installation Settings

Drivers and Software

Recovery Partition

 

Domain 1.3 - Command Line Tools

Networking Tools

Networking Tools Demo

Operating System Tools

OS Tools Demo

Recovery Console Tools

RC Tools Demo

 

Domain 1.4 - Features and Tools

Features and Tools

Event Viewer Demo

Shared Folders

Device Manager

Local Users and Groups

Local Security Policy

Monitoring Tools

Services

Task Scheduler

Administrative Tools

Windows Firewall

MSCONFIG

Task Manager

Disk Management

Partitioning

Disk Management Demo

Migration Tools

Run Line Utilities

 

Domain 1.5 - Control Panel

Control Panel Utilities

Internet Options

Display

User Accounts

Folder Options

System Properties

Security Center

Power Options

Add/Remove Programs

Network Connections

Printers and Faxes

Automatic Updates

Tablet PC Settings

Pen and Input Devices

Offline Files

Problem Reports and Solutions

Vista Printers

HomeGroup

Action Center

Remote and Desktop Apps

Troubleshooting in Action Center

 

Domain 1.6 - Networking

Workgroup vs. Domain

Shares and Mapping

Establish Network Connections

Proxy Settings

Network Settings

Firewall Settings

Configuring Alternate IP Address

Network Card Properties

 

Domain 1.7 - Preventative Maintenance

Best Practices

Scheduled Backups

Maintenance Tools

Defragmentation

Patch Management

Driver Updates

Firmware Updates

Antivirus Updates

System Restore

Recovery Image

 

Domain 1.8 - Security Settings

Users and Groups - Administrator

NTFS Permissions

File Attributes

Shared Files and Folders

Permission Propagation

System Files and Folders

User Authentication

 

Domain 1.9 - Virtualization

Virtual Machines

XP Mode Demo

Hyper-V Manager

Domain Review

 

Domain 2.0 - Security

Objectives

Physical Security

Digital Security

Prevention Methods (2.1)

Security Threats (2.2)

Secure a Workstation (2.3)

Best Practices

Data Disposal (2.4)

Wireless Network (2.5)

Wired Network (2.6)

Security Review

 

Domain 3.0 - Mobile Devices

Objectives

Basic Features (3.1)

Downloading Apps

Connectivity and Email (3.2)

Wireless and Email

Security (3.3)

Using a Passcode

Hardware (3.4)

Android Features

iOS Features

Synchronization (3.5)

Synchronize an iPad

Mobile Devices Review

 

Domain 4.0 - Troubleshooting

Objectives

Troubleshooting Theory (4.1)

Motherboard, RAM, CPU, Power (4.2)

Common Symptoms

Hard Drives and RAID Arrays (4.3)

Common Symptoms

Video and Display (4.4)

Wired and Wireless Networks (4.5)

Common Symptoms

Operating System (4.6)

Common Symptoms

Security (4.7)

Anti-Malware Software

Laptops (4.8)

Proper Disassembly

Printers (4.9)

Final Review