Infrastructure Management and Support – PART- I : 40 hrs
(Leads to CompTIA A+ Certification)
CompTIA A+ certification is the most essential IT certification for establishing an IT career. CompTIA A+ certification validates understanding of the most common hardware and software technologies in business and certifies the skills necessary to support complex IT infrastructures. CompTIA A+ is a powerful credential that helps IT professionals worldwide ignite their IT career. CompTIA A+ certification is the fourth module of the DCH course. This module enables the students to learn the steps for building a computer system. It also explains the installation and configuration of the different operation systems. Finally, this module also provides information on the installation and configuration of the utility software required by the user.
Prior Knowledge of the students
Before attending this course the students must be familiar and comfortable with the basic knowledge for working in a system. They should also have an understanding of the basics of an OS.
CompTIA A+ Certification Course Coverage:
Personal computer components
System unit components, Motherboard, form factors, Latest Intel and AMD motherboards and a comparative study, Chipsets, Latest Intel and AMD chipsets and a comparative study, Functions of buses, PCIe, mini PCI, Microprocessor, Processor technology, Working principle of a processor, Latest Intel and AMD processors and a comparative study,Cores, virtualization support, Integrated GPU Memory,Types of memory, Primary memory–ROM, Upgrading BIOS and RAM,Single channel vs. dual channel vs. triple channel,Secondary memory, Floppy disk, CD-drive, Hard disks,Types of hard disks, Hot swappable drives,Cache memory, Virtual memory, Ports, Input devices, Output devices, Install and configure expansion cards,Power supply, Assembling a PC, Troubleshooting
Laptop and portable devices
System unit components, Motherboards, Chipsets, Processors, RAM, Storage devices, Hard disks, Input devices, Keyboard, Touch pad, Output devices, LCD display, Power supply, Bluetooth, Personal Digital Assistance (PDA)
Operating system fundamentals
Operating system architecture, File system, File allocation methods, Comparison between the various file systems
Windows XP Operating System
Booting process of Windows XP, Windows XP installation, Basic commands, Features and installation of Service Pack 3 , Windows operating system interface, Recovery Console, Preventive maintenance of Windows XP, Troubleshooting
Windows 7 Operating System
Booting process of Windows 7, Installation of Windows 7, Migrating Windows XP to Windows 7, F8 Options in Windows 7, Preventive maintenance, Troubleshooting
Red Hat Enterprise Linux v 6.0
UNIX, Linux flavours, Installation methods, Installation of Linux, Troubleshooting.
Application and Utility software
Installation of Anti-virus, Microsoft Office 2007, Adobe Reader 9.0, WinRar, Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook, Data Recovery tool
Printers and scanners
Types of printers, Installation of printers, Scanners, Types of scanners, Troubleshooting