IT Essentials with Current Technologies

Course Name

IT Essentials with Current Technologies


70 hours

Fee Structure


Targeted Groups

  1. Plus two students
  2. Plus two pass out students
  3. IT Enthusiastic
  4. Students who want to learn Comptia A+ Course


Course Overview


IT Essentials covers fundamental computer and career skills for entry-level IT jobs. Students apply skills and procedures to install, configure, and troubleshoot

computers, mobile devices, and software


For students seeking career-oriented, entry-level hardware and software skills to

prepare for technical support roles, this course aligns with the CompTIA A+ certification. This course also serves as a foundation for CCNA-level courses

Learning Components

14 chapters, 88 hands-on labs and 128 – interactive activities, 75 videos, 6 cisco packet tracer activities, 14 chapter exam, 2 check point exams, 2 skill review exams, 2 practice final exams,3 final exams, 2 skills-based assessment and 7

practice exam for CompTIA A+ certification



Chapter 1: Introduction to Personal Computer Hardware

Personal Computer, ESD Characteristics, Cases and Power Supplies, Motherboards, CPUs and Cooling system, Memory, Adapter Cards and Expansion Slots, Data storage Devices, Types of Optical media, cable and connectors, Input Devices, Technician’s Toolkit, Computer Disassembly,


Chapter 2: PC Assembly

Assemble the computer: Build a computer, Define general and fire safety standards, connect the power supply, Install the motherboard components, Install internal drives, install the adapter cards, identify additional storage, and connect computer components with appropriate cables.


Chapter 3: Advanced Computer Hardware

Configure BIOS and UEFI Settings (POST, BIOS, CMOS, UEFI, Computer Firmware), Electrical Power, Computer functionality (CPU architecture, RAID, Common ports, cable and connectors, Monitor characteristics), Computer Upgrade, Protecting the Environments, Safe Disposal methods to protect the environment, Boot the computer.


Chapter 4: Preventive Maintenance and Troubleshooting

Preventive maintenance on personal computer, PC preventive maintenance, benefits of preventive maintenance with regards to dust, internal components and environmental concerns, Benefits of preventive maintenance regarding software, Troubleshoot problems with PC and peripheral devices, steps of troubleshooting process.


Chapter 5: Networking Concepts

Types of networks, internet connection types, protocols, port numbers, wireless protocols, wireless protocols, network services, Basic network devices, Security devices, network tools, cable pinout, test a network cable, fiber cables and connector, familiarization with packet tracer


Chapter 6: Applied Networking

MAC addressing, IPv4 Addressing, Network Addressing, Add computers to an existing network, configure a NIC to use a DCHP in windows, configure a wired and wireless network, connect to a wireless network, configure a wireless network, firewall setting, configure firewall setting configure IoT Devices, Network troubleshooting process, Troubleshoot Network Problems.


Chapter 7: Laptops and Other Mobile devices

Mobile devices, mobile device information, external features unique to laptops, common input devices and LEDs in Laptops, External laptop components, Docking station Versus Port Replicator, Research Docking Stations and Port Replicators, Laptop Display components, Match ACPI standards, Managing Laptop power options, Bluetooth configuration, Wi-Fi configuration, wireless configuration, Install SODIMM, Expansion Modules, Keyboard Replacement, Screen replacement, research laptop screen, DC jack replacement, research laptop batteries.


Chapter 8: Printers

Printer capabilities and characteristics, Printer connections, inkjet printers, Laser printers, The laser printing process, Thermal printers and impact printers, virtual printers, 3D printers, Install a Printer in windows, Configuration Options, Printer optimization, printer hardware optimization, printer servers, share a printer in windows, printer operating environment, Inkjet Printer preventive maintenance, Preventive Maintenance on a Laser Printer, 3D printer preventive maintenance, 3D printer printing components.

Chapter 9: Virtualization and Cloud Computing

Cloud computing, Advantages of Virtualization, Install Linux in a virtual machine, cloud models, cloud services, and cloud Model Technology.


AWS Cloud Computing Lab:

  1. Access and tour AWS console
  2. Introduction to AWS IAM
  3. Introduction to EC
  4. Create EC2 instance and connect to a windows machine using
  5. Introduction to Amazon S3
  6. Web hosting in EC2
  7. Web Hosting in S3
  8. Introduction to AWS Relational Database


Chapter 10: Windows Installation

Windows Terminology, Operating System, identify OS upgrade utilities, identify Disk Terms, Disk Management Utility and Disk Partitioning, Multiboot Procedures, create a partition in windows, windows installation, finalize the windows installation, windows restore and recovery, identify OS installation terminology, windows Boot sequence


Chapter 11: Windows Configuration

Windows Versions, Windows 10 Desktop, Explore the Windows Desktop, work with Task Manager, Working with File Explorer, File and Folder Properties, Control panel Categories, User accounts, configure browser setting, network and internet control panels, display features, power option, manage virtual memory, device manager alerts, admistrative tools, disk operations, Hard Drive maintenance, Install third party software, Managing CLI sessions, working in the Windows Command Shell, File system commands, Share resources, test the wireless NIC, Telnet and SSH, Remote Desktop and Remote Assitiance, Startup folder, backup and restore.


Chapter 12: Mobile, Linux and macOS Operating Systems

Compare Android and iOS, Mobile device features, Locks, Mobile security features, Linux and macOS Operating Systems, File and directory commands, Administrative commands.


Chapter 13: Security

Malware, Protecting against malware, preventing malware, remediating an infected system, TCP/IP Attacks, Social Engineering Techniques, Personal and Corporate Social Engineering Techniques, Locking Mechanism, Bitlocker and Bitlocker to Go, Data Protection, Secure a workstation, Configure windows local security policy, windows firewall, web security.


Chapter 14: IT professional

Customer Analysis (Hold and transfer, Netiquette, talkative customer, rude customer, angry customer, inexperienced customer), Disaster recovery, investigate Breaches of PII, PHI, PCI, Licensing, legal procedures overview, Remote technician, Basic scripts in Linux, python and JavaScript.


All other Labs

  1. Disassemble a Computer
  2. Install the Power Supply
  3. Install the Motherboard in a computer
  4. Install the Drives
  5. Install the Adapter cards
  6. Install the internal cards
  7. Install the front panel cables
  8. Complete the Computer Assembly
  9. Investigate BIOS or UEFI Settings
  10. Search for Bios or UEFI Firmware Updates
  11. Install Windows
  12. Install Third-Party software in Windows
  13. Research a Hardware Update
  14. Use a Multimeter and Power Supply tester
  15. Troubleshoot Hardware Problems
  16. Build and Test a Network Cable
  17. Configure a NIC to use DHCP in windows
  18. Configure a Wireless Network
  19. Configure a Firewall Setting
  20. Troubleshoot Network Problems
  21. Mobile Device Information
  22. Researching Docking station and port replicators
  23. Research laptop screens
  24. Research laptop Batteires
  25. Research Laptop Drives
  26. Mobile Wifi
  27. Research Laptop Specifications
  28. Gather information from the Customer
  29. Investigating Support Websites
  30. Install a printer in windows
  31. Share a printer in windows
  32. Perform preventive Maintenance on an Inkjet Printer
  33. Perform preventive maintenance on a laser printer
  34. Install Linux in a virtual machine and explore the GUI
  35. Create a partition in Windows
  36. Windows Installation
  37. Finalize the Windows Installation
  38. Explore the Windows Desktop
  39. Work with Task Manager
  40. Working with File Explorer
  41. Explore control panel Categories
  42. User Accounts
  43. Configure Browser settings
  44. Manage Virtual memory
  45. User Device manager
  46. Region and Language Options
  47. Monitor and Manage Systems Resources
  48. System Utilities
  49. Manage System Files
  50. Hard Drive Maintenance
  51. Install Third-Party Software
  52. Work in the windows command shell
  53. File system commands
  54. Task and System CLI commands and other useful commands
  55. Share resources
  56. Connect and Test the wireless connection
  57. Windows Remote Desktop and Assistance
  58. Manage the Startup Folder
  59. Schedule a Task using the GUI and the command line
  60. System restore and hard drive backup
  61. Troubleshoot operating system problems
  62. Working with Android
  63. Working with IOS
  64. Mobile Device features
  65. Passcode locks
  66. Troubleshoot mobile devices
  67. Troubleshoot Mobile devices
  68. Bitlocker and Bitlocker To Go
  69. Configure Windows Local Security Policy
  70. Configure Users and Groups in Windows
  71. Configure Windows Firewall
  72. Packet Tracer – Configure Wireless Security
  73. Packet Tracer – Configure Wireless Security
  74. Document Customer Information in a Work Order
  75. Technician Resources
  76. Investigate Breaches of PII, PHI PCI
  77. Remote Technician – Fix a Hardware Problem
  78. Remote Technician – Fix a Network Problem
  79. Remote Technician – Fix a Security Problem
  80. Write Script in Windows and Linux



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