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CompTIA A+/Network+ Boot Camp 

Duration: 7 days 

The Academy presents the ''CompTIA A+/Network+ Boot Camp''.  The technology community identifies CompTIA A+ certification as the perfect entry into an IT career. Technology and certification companies including Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Cisco, Novell and Certiport recognize CompTIA A+ certification as part of their certification tracks. Top technology companies including CompuCom, CompUSA, and IBM have also made CompTIA A+ certification mandatory for their service technicians. Additionally, more than 100 companies now require CompTIA A+ certification as a prerequisite to qualify for their corporate and vendor-specific training programs. 

CompTIA Certified Computer Technician (A+):

CompTIA A+ certification is an international industry credential that validates the knowledge of computer service technicians with the equivalent of 500 hours of hands-on experience. Major hardware and software vendors, distributors and resellers accept CompTIA A+ as the standard in foundation-level, vendor-neutral certification for service technicians. The exams cover a broad range of hardware and software technologies, but are not bound to any vendor-specific products. The skills and knowledge measured by the CompTIA A+ exams were derived from an industry-wide and worldwide job task analysis. To date, more than 500,000 individuals have obtained CompTIA A+ certification. 

Earning CompTIA A+ certification proves that a candidate has a broad base of knowledge and competency in core hardware and operating system technologies including installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and basic networking.

CompTIA Network Certified Professional (Network+) :

The CompTIA Network+ certification is an international industry credential that validates the knowledge of networking professionals with at least nine months of experience in network support or administration or adequate academic training. A typical candidate would have CompTIA A+ certification or equivalent knowledge, but this is not a prerequisite. An accepted foundation-level, vendor-neutral certification for networking professionals, many IT certifications integrate CompTIA Network+ into their curriculums. There are approximately 135,000 CompTIA Network+ certified professionals worldwide. The skills and knowledge measured by this examination were derived from an industry-wide job task analysis and validated through an industry-wide survey of more than 2,500 participants.

Earning a CompTIA Network+ certification demonstrates that a candidate can describe the features and functions of networking components, and possesses the knowledge and skills needed to install, configure and troubleshoot basic networking hardware, protocols and services. The exam tests technical ability in the areas of media and topologies, protocols and standards, network implementation, and network support. The exam also covers new technologies such as wireless networking and gigabit Ethernet. 


Prior to enrolling in The Academy's CompTIA A+/Network+ Boot Camp, students should have:

- A general understanding of Windows XP Professional and some experience with Microsoft products and technologies. 


  • The complete CompTIA courseware. We pre-ship study materials for your preparation (upon request), and provide the complete CompTIA courseware for your training Boot Camp.      
  • Subject Matter Experts for instructors. Our instructors are unequaled among training providers, and hold the most prestigious certifications and cutting-edge, real world expertise.
  • They are available to you throughout the day for the length of the course for group instruction, lab exercise leadership and individual coaching.
  • We teach to accommodate every student's learning needs, including instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, question and answer drills, and friendly competitions between concurrently running classes.
  • Lab manuals, guidebooks, and Measure Up self-testing software are utilized to augment your courseware and instruction. And the instructors are with you every step of the way.
  • State-of-the-art educational facilities. The school has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs, and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are unsurpassed! 

 What's Included:  

  • Seven (7) full days of Intensive instruction, labs and review with an experienced Subject Matter Expert on PC troubleshooting and TCP/IP networking.
  • Hands-on practice and skills development on real Dell Computers and servers.
  • 2 Prep books covering the CompTIA A+ and Network+ exams,
  • Custom Courseware  and exceptional Practice Tests,
  • 3 exam vouchers, covering all of the CompTIA A+/Network+ exams, and
  • Self Test™, Transcender® or MeasureUp Testing Software.

All Exams are delivered at the Training Center, which is an authorized Prometric and Pearson/VUE Testing Center . We will provide a large number of testing stations dedicated to the Boot Camp. A test administrator will be available throughout the day to register you for the tests. 

You will receive up to 3 exam vouchers. No additional payment is necessary for the vouchers. The vouchers must be used during the CompTIA A+/Network+ Boot Camp itself and will expire at the end of the Boot Camp .


 Course Schedule:

CompTIA A+ Essentials
CompTIA A+ Essentials
Network+ Certification


• Personal Computer Components
• System Unit Components
• Storage Devices
• Personal Computer Connection Methods
• Operating System Fundamentals
• Personal Computer Operating Systems
• Windows User Interface Components
• Windows File System Management
• Windows System Management Tools
• PC Technician Professional Best Practices
• Tools of the Trade
• Electrical Safety
• Environmental Safety and Materials Handling
• Perform Preventative Maintenance
• Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
• Professionalism and Communication
• Installing and Configuring Peripheral Components
• Install and Configure Display Devices
• Install and Configure Input Devices
• Install and Configure Adapter Cards
• Install and Configure Multimedia Devices
• Installing and Configuring System Components
• Install and Configure Storage Devices
• Install and Configure Power Supplies
• Install and Configure Memory
• Install and Configure CPUs
• Install and Configure System Boards
• Maintaining and Troubleshooting Peripheral Components
• Troubleshoot Display Devices
• Maintain and Troubleshoot Input Devices
• Troubleshoot Adapter Cards
• Troubleshoot Multimedia Devices
• Troubleshooting System Components
• Troubleshoot Storage Devices
• Troubleshoot Power Supplies
• Troubleshoot Memory
• Troubleshoot CPUs
• Troubleshoot System Boards
• Installing and Configuring Operating Systems
• Install Microsoft Windows
• Upgrade Windows
• Add Devices to Windows
• Optimize Windows
• Maintaining and Troubleshooting Microsoft Windows
• Operating System Utilities
• Maintain Windows
• Troubleshoot Windows
• Recover Microsoft Windows
• Network Technologies
• Network Concepts
• Network Communications
• Network Connectivity
• Internet Technologies
• Installing and Managing Network Connections
• Create Network Connections
• Install and Configure Web Browsers
• Maintain and Troubleshoot Network Connections
• Supporting Laptops and Portable Computing Devices
• Laptop and Portable Computing Device Components
• Install and Configure Laptops and Portable Computing Devices
• Maintain and Troubleshoot Laptops and Portable Computing Devices
• Supporting Printers and Scanners
• Printer and Scanner Technologies
• Printer and Scanner Components
• Printing and Scanning Processes
• Install and Configure Printers and Scanners
• Maintain and Troubleshoot Printers and Scanners
• Personal Computer Security Concepts
• Security Fundamentals
• Security Protection Measures
• Data and Physical Security
• Wireless Security
• Social Engineering
• Supporting Personal Computer Security
• Install and Configure Security Measures
• Maintain and Troubleshoot Security Measures
• Basic Network Knowledge
• Network and Internetwork Concepts
• Network Topologies
• Networking Strategies
• Servers and Clients
• Network Operating System Basics
• Network Clients
• Directory Services
• Introduction to the OSI Model
• Families of Protocols
• The Physical Media
• Data-transmission Media
• Unbounded Media
• Signaling
• Signal Transmissions
• The Data Link Layer
• Data Link Layer Considerations
• Media Access Control (MAC) and Logical Link Control (LLC)
• IEEE 802 Specifications
• Data Transmission
• Introduction to Network Connection Devices
• Network Adapters
• Putting Data on the Cable
• Network Topologies
• Bridges
• The Network Layer
• Addresses
• Internetwork Connection Devices
• Routers
• The Transport Layer
• Transport Layer Addressing Issues
• The Transport Layer Segmenting Process
• Transport Layer Connection Services
• The Session Layer
• Dialog Control Modes
• Managing the Session
• TCP/IP Fundamentals
• What is TCP/IP?
• The TCP/IP Protocol Suite
• IP Addressing, Subnetting and Supernetting
• IP Addressing
• Interior Gateway Protocols
• Introduction to Subnetting
• Supernetting
• Accessing and Using a TCP/IP Network
• Configuring Clients for TCP/IP Networks
• TCP/IP Suite Utilities
• Using TCP/IP Suite Utilities to Check Network Connectivity
• Remote Access Protocols
• Examining Remote Connection Options
• Dial-up Networking
• Network Security and Fault Tolerance
• Security Models
• Password Security
• Data Encryption
• Firewalls and Proxy Servers
• System Fault Tolerance
• Backing Up Data
• Preparing for Network Installation
• Planning and Gathering Information
• Environmental Issues
• Networking Components and Connectors
• Compatibility Issues
• Maintaining the Network
• Network Documentation
• Backup Strategies
• Virus Protection
• Patches and other Software Updates
• Troubleshooting the Network
• Exploring Troubleshooting Models
• Identifying Troubleshooting Tools


Academy Code of Honor  

The Academy guarantees that students shall pass all vendor examinations during the training program or may re-attend within one year of the program completion date. Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees. 

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