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A+N+

Introduction

For network engineers who need to increase their value to employers and stay current with advances in networking knowledge and skills, the A+N+ certification program provides the education and training required for installing, monitoring, and troubleshooting network infrastructure.

A+N+ course is designed to provide professionals with extensive networking knowledge to accomplish their day to day job A+N+. The A+N+ curriculum includes information and practice activities to prepare them for configuring, monitoring and troubleshooting basic tasks of a networks. A+N+ training course (but is not limited to) will build on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with computer software, hardware and Networking to present fundamental skills and concepts that you will use on the job. In this course, you will acquire the essential skills and information you will need to install, upgrade, repair, configure, troubleshoot, optimize, and perform preventative maintenance of basic computer hardware, operating systems and Network.
The CompTIA A+ certification is the first step of your professional IT journey. It’s the ideal foundational certification to get started on a career working with cutting-edge information technologies. It covers mobile, tablets, laptops, desktops and beyond. The exam verifies an individual can troubleshoot networking and security issues within operating systems such as Apple, Android, Windows.

Course Highlights

This 30 day (Weekdays - 3hrs.) OR 12-week (Sunday/Saturday) the Instructor-led course which are designed to meet the objective of the CompTIA (A+ & N+) program. The course is customized keeping in mind the ultimate aim of achieving technology expertise and CompTIA (A+ & N+) certification. The key to a high success rate is based on the program’s objectives as follows:

  • Assigned project manager will manage this program.  This person will drive the program from its registration stage to monitoring and tracking of the candidates’ performance.
  • Curriculum is based on CompTIA course outlines
  • The Instructor-led certified courses is designed for the candidates with an aim to build theoretical knowledge supplemented by ample hands-on lab exercises
  • The course is customized keeping in mind the ultimate aim of achieving technology expertise and CompTia certification.
  • The course will build on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer software and hardware to present fundamental skills and concepts that you will use on the job.
  • This course will help you acquire the essential skills and information you will need to install, upgrade, repair, configure, troubleshoot, optimize, and perform preventative   maintenance of Computer hardware and Operating Systems and Network.
  • Assist you in preparing to take the CompTIA A+ certification examinations.
  • Optimal balance of theory classes and practical labs every week to ensure maximum absorption of technology by participants
  • Facility of Lab on cloud available.(based on booking)
  • Repeating or lectures allowed (based on seat availability)
  • Project manager will track Progress and performance of the candidates for A+N+.
Course Objectives

After you complete this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the components of standard desktop personal computers.
  • Identify fundamental components and functions of personal computer operating systems.
  • Identify best practices followed by professional personal computer technicians.
  • Install and configure computer components.
  • Install and configure system components.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot peripheral components.
  • Install and configure operating systems.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot installations of Microsoft Windows.
  • Identify network technologies.                                                                                                                                       
  • Install and manage network connections.
  • Support laptops and portable computing devices.
  • Support printers and scanners.
  • Identify personal computer security concepts.
  • Support personal computer security.
  • Identify the components of standard desktop personal computers.
  • Identify fundamental components and functions of personal computer operating systems.
  • Identify best practices followed by professional personal computer technicians.
  • Install and configure computer components.
  • Install and configure system components.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot peripheral components.
  • Troubleshoot system components.
  • Identify the basic components of network theory.
  • Identify the major network communications methods.
  • Identify network data delivery methods.
  • List and describe network media and hardware components.
  • Identify the major types of network implementations.
  • Identify the components of a TCP/IP network implementation.
  • Identify the major services deployed on TCP/IP networks.
  • Identify characteristics of a variety of network protocols.
  • Identify the components of a LAN implementation
  • Identify the components of a WAN implementation.
  • Identify major issues and technologies in network security.
  • Identify the components of a remote network implementation.
  • Identify major issues and technologies in disaster recovery.
  • Identify major data storage technologies and implementations.
  • Identify the primary network operating systems.
  • Identify major issues, models, tools, and techniques in network troubleshooting.
  • Practice working with IP addressing and subnetting.
Course Topics

Following Topics will be covered in  A+N+ Course.

CATEGORIZE STORAGE DEVICES AND BACKUP MEDIA:

  • FDD
  • HDD
  • Solid state vs magnetic
  • Optical drives
  • CD/DVD/RW/Blu-Ray
  • Removable storage
  • Tape drive
  • Solid state  ( e.g. thumb drive, flash ,SD cards, USB)
  • External CD-RW and hard drive
  • Hot swappable devices and non-host swappable devices.

EXPLAIN MOTHERBOARD COMPONENTS, TYPES AND FEATURES:

Form Factor ATX / BTX, Micro ATX /NLX

  • I/O interface
  • Sound
  • Video
  • USB
  • Serial
  • IEEE 1394 / Firewire
  • Parallel
  • NIC
  • Modem
  • PS/2
  • Memory slots
  • RIMM
  • DIMM
  • SODIMM ,SIMM
  • Processor sockets
  • Bus architecture
  • Bus slots
  • PCI
  • AGP
  • PCIe
  • AMR
  • CNR
  • PCMCIA
  • PATA
  • IDE
  • EIDE
  • SATA,  eSATA
  • Contrast RAID (levels 0, 1, 5)
  • Chipsets
  • BIOS / CMOS / Firmware
  • POST
  • CMOS battery
  • Riser card / daughterboard

CLASSIFY POWER SUPPLIES TYPES AND CHARACTERISTICS:

  • AC adapter
  • ATX proprietary
  • Voltage, wattage and capacity
  • Voltage selector switch
  • Pins (20, 24)

EXPLAIN THE PURPOSE AND CHARACTERISTICS OF CPUS AND THEIR FEATURES:

  • Identify CPU types  AMD
  • Intel Hyper threading
  • Multi core o Dual core o Triple core o Quad core
  • On chip cache L1 & L2
  • Speed (real vs. actual)
  • 32bit vs. 64 bit

COMPARE AND CONTRAST MEMORY TYPES, CHARACTERISTICS AND THEIR PURPOSE TYPES:

  • DRAM / SRAM / SDRAM / DDR / DDR2 / DDR3 & RAMBUS
  • Parity vs. Non-parity , ECC vs. non-ECC
  • Single sided vs. double sided
  • Single channel vs. dual channel

INSTALL AND CONFIGURE PERIPHERALS AND INPUT DEVICES:

  • Mouse
  • Keyboard
  • Bar code  reader  
  • Multimedia (e.g. web and digital cameras, MIDI, microphones)
  • Biometric devices
  • Touch screen
  • KVM switch.

SUMMARIZE THE FUNCTION AND TYPES OF ADAPTER CARDS:

  • Video , PCI , PCIe , AGP
  • Multimedia  Sound card , TV tuner cards , Capture cards
  • I/O & SCSI &Serial & USB o Parallel
  • Communications
  • NIC , Modem 1.10

INSTALL, CONFIGURE AND OPTIMIZE LAPTOP COMPONENTS AND FEATURES:

  • Expansion devices o PCMCIA cards o PCI Express cards o Docking station
  • Communication connections
  • Bluetooth
  • Infrared
  • Cellular WAN
  • Ethernet
  • Modem
  • Power and electrical input devices
  • Auto-switching
  • Fixed input power supplies
  • Batteries  Input devices
  • Stylus / digitizer
  • Function keys ,Point devices (e.g. touch pad, point stick / track point) 1.11 Install and configure printers

DIFFERENTIATE BETWEEN PRINTER TYPES:

  • Laser , Inkjet , Thermal , Impact  Local vs. network printers
  • Printer drivers (compatibility)
  • Consumables

TROUBLESHOOTING, REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE:

  • Given a scenario, explain the troubleshooting theory
  • Identify the problem & Question the user and identify user changes to computer and       perform backups before making changes
  • Establish a theory of probable cause (question the obvious)
  • Test the theory to determine cause
  • Once theory is confirmed determine next steps to resolve problem o If theory is not     confirmed re-establish new theory or escalate
  • Establish a plan of action to resolve the problem and implement the solution
  • Verify full system functionality and if applicable implement preventative measures

GIVEN A SCENARIO, EXPLAIN AND INTERPRET COMMON HARDWARE AND OPERATING SYSTEM SYMPTOMS AND THEIR CA-- USES:

  • OS related symptoms
  • Bluescreen , System lock-up , Input/output device
  • Application install  Start or load
  • Windows specific printing problems
  • Print spool stalled
  • Incorrect / incompatible driver
  • Hardware related symptoms
  • Excessive heat
  • Noise
  • Odors
  • Status light indicators
  • Alerts
  • Visible damage (e.g. cable, plastic)
  • Use documentation and resources
  • User / installation manuals
  • Internet / web based
  • Training materials

GIVEN A SCENARIO, DETERMINE THE TROUBLESHOOTING METHOD MANAGE PRINT JOBS:

  • Print spooler
  • Printer properties and settings
  • Ensuring proper environment
  • Backup procedures

OPERATING SYSTEMS AND SOFTWARE:

  • Compare and contrast the different Windows Operating Systems and their features
  • Windows 2000, Windows XP 32bit vs. 64bit, Windows Vista 32 bit vs. 64bit, Windows 7 Windows 8
  • Terminology (32bit vs. 64bit – x86 vs. x64)
  • Application compatibility, installed program locations (32bit vs. 64bit), Windows compatibility    mode
  • User interface, start bar layout 3.2 Given a scenario, demonstrate proper use of user interfaces
  • Windows Explorer or Libraries in Windows 7
  • My Computer
  • Control Panel
  • Command prompt utilities
  • telnet
  • Ping
  • ipconfig
  • Run line utilities
  • msconfig
  • Msinfo32
  • Dxdiag
  • Cmd REGEDIT
  • My Network Places / Home Group
  • ocation of basic network settings between OS versions
  • Task bar / systray
  • Administrative tools: Performance monitor, Event Viewer, Services, Computer Management MMC
  • Task Manager
  • Start Menu

EXPLAIN THE PROCESS AND STEPS TO INSTALL AND CONFIGURE THE WINDOWS OS:

  • File systems: FAT32 vs. NTFS
  • Directory structures
  • Create folders
  • Navigate directory structures
  • Files, Creation, Extensions, Attributes, Permissions  Verification of hardware compatibility and minimum requirements
  • Installation methods
  • Boot media such as DVD
  • CD
  • floppy ,USB
  • Summarize the basics of networking fundamentals, including technologies, devices and protocols
  • Basics of configuring IP addressing and TCP/IP properties (DHCP, DNS)
  • Bandwidth and latency
  • Status indicators
  • Protocols (TCP/IP, NETBIOS)
  • Full-duplex, half-duplex
  • Basics of workgroups and domains
  • Common ports: HTTP, FTP, POP, SMTP, TELNET, HTTPS
  • LAN / WAN
  • Hub, switch and router
  • Identify Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
  • Basics class identification
  • IPv6 vs. IPv4
  • Address length differences
  • Address conventions
  • Categorize network cables and connectors and their implementations
  • Categorize network cables and connectors and their implementations                     
  • Cables o Plenum / PVC
  • UTP (e.g. CAT3, CAT5 / 5e, CAT6)
  • STP
  • Fiber, Coaxial cable
  • Connectors: RJ45 / RJ11

COMPARE AND CONTRAST THE DIFFERENT NETWORK TYPES:

  • Broadband
  • DSL
  • Cable
  • Satellite
  • Fiber
  • Dial-up
  • Wireless o All 802.11 types
Lab Topics

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Virtual Classroom

  • Instructor led online training is an ideal vehicle for delivering training to individuals anywhere in the world at any time.
  • This innovative approach presents live content with instructor delivering the training online.
  • Candidates will be performing labs remotely on our labs on cloud in presence of an online instructor.
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  • Advances in computer network technology, improvements in bandwidth, interactions, chat and conferencing, and realtime audio and video offers unparalleled training opportunities.
  • Instructor led online training can helps today’s busy professionals to perform their jobs and upgrade knowledge by integrating self-paced instructor led online training in their daily routines.

Miscellaneous

  • Minimum batch size required for batch is 10 participants in the this course.
  • The RST Forum reserves the right to cancel/postpone the class.
  • Course schedule will be provided before commencement of the course.
  • Certificate of participation will be awarded to participants with a minimum 90% attendance.
  • All attendees are to observe the Copyright Law on intellectual properties such as software.
  • and courseware from respective vendors.
  • The RST Forum reserves the right to include external participants in the program either for the entire course or individual courses.
  • The RST Forum reserves the right to change/alter the sequence of courses. RST FORUM published Book would be given at 50% discounted rate to the forum students.