A+ Certification Prep

A+ Certification Prep

Prepare high school students for the CompTIA A+ certification exam

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Average: 4.9 (12 votes)
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Number of Units
9
Subjects
Career & Technical Education
Grade Levels
10
11
12
Duration (hours)
180
Overview
A+ Certification Prep course prepares students for the CompTia A+ certification exam, which provides IT professionals with an internationally recognized IT credential. The course covers the most common hardware and software technologies and prepares students to support complex IT infrastructures.
Standard Frameworks
CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1001) Objectives
CompTIA A+ Core 2 (220-1002) Objectives
Cyber Connections
Cybersecurity
Networks and Internet
Hardware and Software
Section Title
What You'll Teach
Accordion Items
Title
Mobile Devices
Content

Overview: In this unit, students will learn how to install and configure laptops and other mobile devices.

Grades: 10, 11, 12 

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Title
Networking
Content

Overview: In this unit, students will learn the basics of networks and connections and how they work.  Will focus on TCP/IP, WIFI, and SOHO. 

Grades: 10, 11, 12

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Title
Hardware
Content

Overview: In this unit, student will learn how to identify, use, and connect different hardware components and devices. 

Grades: 10, 11, 12

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Title
Virtualization
Content

Overview: In this unit, students will learn how to set up a virtualized machine. They will also compare and contrast different cloud computing concepts. 

Grades: 10, 11, 12

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Title
Hardware and Network Troubleshooting
Content

Overview: In this unit students will learn how to troubleshoot different hardware as well as resolve simple network issues and what tools help with these. 

Grades: 10, 11, 12

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Title
Operating Systems
Content

Overview: In this unit students will learn how to install an operating system on a machine, including Linux, Windows, and Mac. They will also learn the differences between the operating systems as well as requirements for each.

Grades: 10, 11, 12 

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Title
Security
Content

Overview: In this unit students will learn how to identify different threats against hardware, software, and networks. They will also learn how to defend their systems against these attacks. 

Grades: 10, 11, 12

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Title
Software Troubleshooting
Content

Overview: In this unit students will learn how to troubleshoot different software issues for a variety of applications.

Grades: 10, 11, 12 

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Title
Operational Procedures
Content

Overview: In this unit students will follow the best practices for safety, environmental impacts, and communication and professionalism. 

Grades: 10, 11, 12

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