Full program description

NICF - Installing and Configuring Windows 10

What's In It For Me

- Learn to install and configure Windows 10 desktops in a Windows Server.

- Be able to maintain, update, and recover Windows 10.

Course Overview

NTUC LearningHub Course Code: NICF028

SSG Skillsconnect Code: CRS-Q-0031130-IT

Microsoft Course Code: 20698

Technology: Windows

This five-day instructor-led course provides IT professionals with the knowledge and skills required to install and configure Windows 10 desktops in a Windows Server small to medium-sized AD DS domain environment. These skills include learning how to install and customize Windows 10 operating systems and apps, configure local and remote network connectivity, and configure local and online storage. Students also will learn how to configure security in addition to how to maintain, update, and recover Windows 10.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for IT professionals who administer and support Windows 10 desktops and devices in small to medium-sized networks.

The networks with which these professionals typically work are configured as AD DS domain-based environments with managed access to the Internet and cloud services.

Students who seek certification in exam 70-698: Installing and Configuring Windows 10 also will benefit from this course. In addition, this course is intended to provide skills for Enterprise Desktop/Device Support Technicians (EDSTs) who work in small to medium-sized organizations, and who provide Tier 1 or Tier 2 support to users running Windows 10 desktops and devices within a Windows domain environment.

Course Duration

5 Days

Course Outline

Module 1: Installing Windows 10

This module describes the features of Windows 10 and the process for installing and deploying it. The module also describes how to upgrade to Windows 10, perform post-installation maintenance tasks, and manage volume activation.

  • Overview of Windows 10
  • Planning your Windows 10 deployment
  • Installing and deploying Windows 10
  • Upgrading to Windows 10
  • Windows 10 installation maintenance
  • Managing volume activation

Module 2: Performing post-installation configuration

This module provides an overview of the management tools in Windows 10. It describes how to customize the user interface, manage devices, drivers, and services, and configure several other features. The module also provides an overview of Client Hyper-V.

  • Overview of management tools
  • Customizing the user interface
  • Managing devices, device drivers, and services
  • Configuring features, mobility, and power options
  • Overview of Client Hyper-V

Module 3: Implementing networking

This module describes the homegroups, workgroups, and domains feature in Windows 10. It also describes how to configure IPv4 and IPv6 network connectivity, and how to implement name resolution. Additionally, the module describes how to troubleshoot network connectivity and implement wireless network connectivity.

  • Homegroups, workgroups, and domains
  • Configuring IPv4 network connectivity
  • Configuring IPv6 network connectivity
  • Implementing name resolution
  • Troubleshooting network connectivity
  • Implementing wireless network connectivity

Module 4: Implementing network security

This module describes how to implement network security by using the Windows 10 features such as Windows Firewall, connection security rules, and Windows Defender.

  • Implementing Windows Firewall
  • Connection security rules
  • Implementing Windows Defender

Module 5: Managing Windows 10 with Group Policy

This module describes how to implement the Group Policy feature in Windows 10. The module also explains how you can configure Windows 10 devices by using Group Policy Objects (GPOs).

  • Overview of Group Policy
  • Configuring Windows 10 devices with GPOs

Module 6: Implementing remote management

This module describes how to implement remote management by using Windows 10 features such as Remote Desktop, Remote Assistance, and remoting with Windows PowerShell.

  • Using Remote Desktop
  • Using Remote Assistance
  • Remoting with Windows PowerShell

Module 7: Managing storage

This module describes how to manage storage in Windows 10 devices by using the available storage options. It also explains how to manage and maintain disks, partitions, and volumes. The modules then describes how you can use the Storage Spaces feature, Microsoft OneDrive, and virtual hard disks to manage storage.

  • Overview of storage options
  • Managing disks, partitions, and volumes
  • Maintaining disks and volumes
  • Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Implementing and managing OneDrive
  • Working with virtual hard disks

Module 8: Managing files and resources

This module describes how to manage files and resources in Windows 10. The module starts by providing an overview of file systems and how file access works. The module then describes shared folders and Work Folders features. Finally, it describes how to manage printers.

  • Overview of file systems
  • Configuring and managing file access
  • Managing shared folders
  • Implementing Work Folders
  • Managing printers

Module 9: Deploying and managing apps

This module describes the various methods available to deploy and manage apps in Windows 10. The module provides an overview of the Windows Store and Windows Store for Business, and describes other options such as desktop apps and web browsers.

  • Overview of apps in Windows 10
  • The Windows Store and Windows Store for Business
  • Automating app deployment
  • Configure web browsers

Module 10: Securing Windows 10

This module describes how to implement security in Windows 10 devices. It also describes how to manage user accounts and their permissions by using the User Account Control (UAC) feature. Additionally, the module explains how to implement and manage BitLocker Drive Encryption.

  • Managing user accounts
  • Configuring UAC
  • Implementing and Managing BitLocker

Module 11: Implementing remote connectivity

This module describes how to implement remote connectivity by using the available options, including virtual private networks (VPNs) and DirectAccess.

  • Overview of remote connectivity options
  • Implementing VPNs
  • Implementing DirectAccess

Module 12: Maintaining Windows 10

This module describes how maintain a Windows 10 environment by updating and monitoring the Windows 10 operating system. The module describes the Windows Update settings and how to use the Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager, and Microsoft Intune to regularly update Windows 10. The module then explains how to monitor Windows 10 by using tools such as the Notifications & actions settings, Event Viewer, and Windows Performance Monitor.

  • Updating Windows 10
  • Monitoring Windows 10

Module 13: Recovering Windows 10

This module describes the recovery options for Windows 10. It also explains how to recover lost files, manage devices and device drives, and perform system recovery.

  • Recovering files
  • Performing system recovery

Course Objectives

  • Plan, install, and upgrade to Windows 10.
  • Perform post-installation configuration.
  • Implement networking.
  • Implement network security.
  • Manage Windows 10 with Group Policy.
  • Implement remote management.
  • Manage local storage.
  • Manage files and resources.
  • Install and manage apps.
  • Secure Windows 10.
  • Implement remote connectivity.
  • Maintain and update Windows 10.
  • Recover and troubleshoot Windows 10.

Pre-requisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Experience deploying and configuring Windows 8, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10.
  • Experience deploying and configuring Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016 Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).
  • Experience deploying and configuring network services, including DNS, in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016.
  • Windows Client essentials, such as a working knowledge of Windows 8.1, Windows 8, or Windows 7. 

Price

Course Fee:
Individual SponsoredCompany Sponsored
w/o GSTw GSTNon-SMESME
w/o GSTw GSTw/o GSTw GST
Original Course Fee$2,950.00$3,156.50$2,950.00
$3,156.50
$2,950.00
$3,156.50
Singapore Citizens & PRs aged 21 years and above$2,365.00$2,571.50$2,365.00
$2,571.50
$1,000.00
$1,206.50
Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above$1,000.00$1,206.50$1,000.00
$1,206.50
$1,000.00
$1,206.50
Singapore Citizens aged 35 years and above who are not earning more than $2,000 per month (WTS Scheme)$147.50$354.00$147.50
$354.00
$147.50
$354.00

Remarks:

  • Individual Sponsored

Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after funding. Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their PSEA funds to offset course fee payable after funding.

  • Company Sponsored

Absentee Payroll claimable by SMEs: Up to 80%of hourly basic salary capped at $7.50/hr.Absentee Payroll claimable by Non-SMEs: Up to 80% of hourly basic salary capped at $4.50/hr.Absentee payroll claimable by companies (SMEs and Non-SMEs) sponsoring candidates under WTS Scheme: Up to 95% of hourly basic salary (no dollar cap).


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