The Certified Operating Systems Technician course will kick start your career in the IT field by providing the foundational knowledge to install, configure, and support computer operating systems; this includes installing, configuring and maintaining devices, PCs, and software for end users; understanding the basics of networking and security/forensics from the operating system view; properly and safely diagnosing, resolving, and documenting common software issues; applying troubleshooting skills; providing appropriate customer support. An often-cited favorite part of the course is when we cover virtualization, security, desktop imaging, and deployment. You will also learn the security foundations needed for the various operating systems. This course maps to the mile2 Certified Operating Systems Technician exam as well as the CompTIA A+ 220-1002 certification exam.
Duration: 3 Days
Class Format Options:
Live Online Training
• Certified Hardware Technician Certification or Equivalent Knowledge
• Student Workbook
• Certified Operating Systems Technician Exam
• Covers A+ Operating Systems Exam Objectives
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Anyone who is or will be working in IT
Upon completion, the Certified Operating Systems Technician candidate will be able to competently take the C)OST exam as well as the CompTIA A+ 220-1002 exam.
The Certified Operating Systems Technician exam is taken online through Mile2’s Assessment and Certification System (“MACS”), which is accessible on your mile2.com account. The exam will take 2 hours and consist of 100 multiple choice questions. The exam must be purchased separately.
Chapter 1 – Operating Systems
Chapter 2 – Windows Management
Chapter 3 – Network Basics
Chapter 4 – Network Protocols
Chapter 5 – Wireless Networking
Chapter 6 – Windows Networking
Chapter 7 – Virtualization and Cloud Computing
Chapter 8 – Security Principles
Chapter 9 – Security Technologies
Chapter 10 – Securing Devices and Data
Chapter 11 – SOHO Network Configurations