CompTIA A+ Certification Prep 3: Network/Security (Self-Guided)

CompTIA A+ Certification Prep 3: Network/Security (Self-Guided)

The CompTIA A+ Certification Prep 3: Networking/Security course focuses on keeping our networks and systems secure from outside threats and how to troubleshoot issues as they appear.

If you want to jumpstart your career with your first tech support job, this third and final course in our CompTIA prep series is a necessary component to prepare you for the A+ certification exam successfully.

According to CompTIA, getting your A+ certification can lead to a rewarding IT career—with average salaries ranging from $45,000-$60,000, depending on the role you pursue.

Note: Students need to complete CompTIA A+ Certification Prep 1: Hardware and CompTIA A+ Certification Prep 2: Software before attempting CompTIA A+ Certification Prep 3: Networking/Security to properly prepare to sit for the A+ certification exam.

3 Months Access / 24 Course Hrs

  • Details
  • Syllabus
  • Requirements

Details

The CompTIA A+ Certification Prep 3: Networking/Security course focuses on fun and practical technology. You will learn how to select, install, and service sound and display components, and how to set up, maintain, and troubleshoot wired and wireless networks.

During this network/security training, you will also learn about many aspects of PC and network security and discover how to configure and troubleshoot tablets and smartphones.

Note: This CompTIA A+ Prep 3 course completes the three-course CompTIA A+ certification exam prep series that is needed to prepare you for both the 220-1101/1102 exams and your career as a certified technician.

Enrollment Options:
Self-Guided
3 Months Access Course Code: T9589
No Instructor, Start Anytime
$129.00 USD

Syllabus

  1. Video Technologies
  2. Multimedia
  3. Essentials of Networking
  4. Local Area Networking
  5. Wireless Networking
  6. Internet Connections and Cloud Computing
  7. Internet Protocols and Troubleshooting
  8. Facility and Workstation Security
  9. Authentication and Data Security
  10. Network Security
  11. Understanding Mobile Devices
  12. Care and Feeding of Mobile Devices

Requirements

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take this course. However, you need to complete CompTIA® A+ Certification Prep 1: Hardware and CompTIA® A+ Certification Prep 2: Software before attempting this final course installment needed to prepare for your A+ certification exam successfully.


Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.
  • A Windows PC that you can experiment on. You will probably want to remove/install various devices, such as video, sound, and modems. Because of the dangers of electro-static discharge (to the machine, not the student), however, we do not require you to tear apart your own primary computer. This is a class that trains you to be a technician - having a machine to play with greatly helps your learning.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.