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A+ Certification Prep

CST 278

A+ Certification Prep

CST 278

Course Description

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: CST 128 AND CST 228 both with a minimum grade of "C.

" Prepares for the CompTIA A+ certification exam as well as the TestOut PC Pro certification exam. Performs real-world skills that are required for an IT Support Specialist. (45-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate knowledge in Information Technology.

Objectives:

  • Demonstrate fundamentals of computer technology and specifications.
  • Describe computer components, and make informed choices about which device characteristics are required for your situation.
  • Install and configure PC operating systems.
  • Identify system requirements when purchasing a new computer.
  • Install printers using the correct cabling, connections, and ports.
  • Manage external devices.
  • Demonstrate proper operational procedures.

Perform job-related tasks for computer and networking systems.

Objectives:

  • Install and configure PCs, laptops, and related hardware.
  • Install and configure basic networks.
  • Install and configure common mobile operating systems.
  • Troubleshoot basic workstation security issues.
  • Diagnose and repair common computer problems.