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IT Essentials 5.0 Overview. February 2013. Overview. Content Changes in ITE 5.0. New course design aligns with CompTIA A+ exam topics New and updated content New mobile device content New client side virtualization skills Expanded Windows 7 OS topics

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It essentials 5 0 overview

IT Essentials 5.0Overview

February 2013

Content changes in ite 5 0
Content Changes in ITE 5.0

  • New course design aligns with CompTIA A+ exam topics

  • New and updated content

    • New mobile device content

    • New client side virtualization skills

    • Expanded Windows 7 OS topics

    • Increased troubleshooting skills

    • Increased networking and security skills

    • Updated skills review exam

    • New checkpoint exam and practice final exam

    • Reported errors in prior version corrected

  • Updated Cisco Packet Tracer activities

    • Packet Tracer’s rich simulation environment allows students to experiment with network behavior and develop problem solving and troubleshooting skills

Ite in netspace
ITE in NetSpace

  • Click chapter links to access chapter content

  • Click shaded part of scroll bar to expand or minimize text and media screens

Networking academy curricula portfolio
Networking Academy Curricula Portfolio

Network Professional

Network Specialist









Network Associate

CCNA Exploration

CCNA Discovery

Network Technician


Assessments, Packet Tracer, Aspire, Passport21 to Entrepreneurship

Student Networking Knowledge and Skills

New comptia a certification exams
New CompTIA A+ Certification Exams

2009 Edition

2012 Edition


A+ Essentials 220-701

A+ Practical Application 220-702


  • New certification exams were announced in October 2012

  • 220-700 series exams will be available until August 31, 2013

  • Both the 220-801 and 220-802 exams must be passed for CompTIAA+ certification

  • Student vouchers are available for 800-series exams through the CompTIA Authorized Partner Program

Comptia a certification exam topics
CompTIA A+ Certification Exam Topics

  • Operating Systems

  • Security

  • Mobile Devices

  • Troubleshooting

  • PC Hardware

  • Networking

  • Laptops

  • Printers

  • Operational Procedures



Alignment w ith comptia a certification
Alignment with CompTIAA+ Certification

Ite 5 0 equipment requirements
ITE 5.0 Equipment Requirements

  • Hardware

    • One gigabyte (GB) RAM (Windows 7 32-bit) or Two GB RAM (Windows 7 64-bit) (2 x 512 MB or 2 x 1GB suggested)

      • Some labs will require one module of RAM to be uninstalled or the simulation of a faulty module for troubleshooting purposes.

      • 1 GB is the minimum requirement to run the full functions of Windows 7 Professional

  • Software

    • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (Media CD)

  • Additional Items/Resources

    • One Internet connection for Internet searches and driver downloads (this could be the instructor's workstation)

    • One printer or integrated printer/scanner/copier for the class to share

    • One Linksys wireless router/switch or equivalent for the class to share, Linksys model WRT E2500

  • NDGNETLAB+ can be used to complete the majority of labs

  • Complete list available on Equipment Lists by Curriculum page

  • Typical lab layout
    Typical Lab Layout

    • Lab size of 12-15 students for hands-on lab activities

      • Recommend ratio of 1 Lab PC per student

    • Some lab activities require the student Lab PCs to be connected to a local network

    • 2 instructor workstations

      • 1 connected to Internet to search for and download files

      • Other instructor workstation used for hands-on lab demonstrations

    Virtual learning tools1
    Virtual Learning Tools

    • Two standalone tools are provided with the curriculum in the IT Essentials resources folder

      • Virtual Desktop

      • Virtual Laptop

    • Designed to supplement classroom learning and provide interactive learning opportunities

    • Both provide a virtual “hands-on” experience where physical equipment access is limited

    • Enable students to virtually disassemble and reassemble desktops and laptops

    • The following slides demonstrate the Virtual Laptop introductory tutorial

    Virtual laptop tutorial

    Or click the Skip button to go directly to using Virtual Laptop

    Click the arrow to view the brief tutorial

    Virtual Laptop Tutorial

    The three modes

    Learn mode

    Test mode

    Explore mode

    The Three Modes

    Step-by-step instructions for removing and installing components

    Self-check for understanding

    Information about laptop features and components