Apple macOS Support Essentials 10.15 – Catalina 101 (Course #: APL-MAC101-150) Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class

Baltimore, Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C. & On-Site at Your Location

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Course Information & Why You Should Attend

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Duration & Times: 3 Days – 8:30AM-4:00PM ET / 5:30AM-1:00PM PT (30 Minute Complimentary Lunch)

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Course Description: In this hands-on, three-day Apple macOS Support Essentials 10.15 you will learn the best ways to support macOS Catalina users, and work on exercises that provide real-world experience. This course will teach you how to use macOS Catalina tools and resources to troubleshoot macOS Catalina, macOS Catalina features, and functionality including how to find more information. Note: macOS Catalina is the most recent operating system release, previously known as macOS Mojave, High Sierra, macOS Sierra, or OS X. This course will prepare you for Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP) 10.15 – Exam (9L0-449) certification or recertification. Contact us if you’re interested in purchasing an In Person Exam Voucher!

Prerequisites: Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems—knowledge of OS X—using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications, files, as well as navigate to other folders.

Job Roles That Use macOS Support Essentials 10.15:
People who manage computer networks or computer labs that run macOS
People who support Mac users

Projects That Use macOS Support Essentials 10.15:
How to use macOS tools and resources to troubleshoot macOS Catalina
Features and functionality of macOS Catalina, including how to find more information

Apple macOS Support Essentials – Catalina 101 Course Outline

Part 1. Installation and Configuration
Update, upgrade, and reinstall macOS Catalina
Set up and configure macOS on an individual Mac
Use the command-line interface
Use macOS Recovery

Part 2: User Accounts
Manage user accounts
Manage user home folders
Manage macOS security and password management

Part 3: File Systems and Storage
Manage file systems and storage
Manage encryption
Manage permissions and file sharing

Part 4: Data Management
Use hidden items, shortcuts, and file archives
Use metadata and Spotlight
Manage system resources and Time Machine

Part 5: Apps and Processes
Install, manage, and troubleshoot apps
Manage documents

Part 6: Network Configuration
Manage basic and advanced network settings
Troubleshoot network issues

Part 7: Network Services
Manage network services, host sharing, and a personal firewall

Part 8: System Management
Manage printers and scanners
Troubleshoot peripherals, startup, and other system issues

Disclaimer: All course objectives and outlines are used as a guideline and are subject to change to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.

Software Versions: ThinkB!G open enrollment classes are taught on the most current version of software whenever possible. To request a specific version, please Contact Us or call us at 301-362-2250.

What You Get
  • Hands-On Official Authorized Training & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Instructors that are Senior Consultants Certified by Adobe (ACI), Apple (ACT), & Microsoft (MCT)
  • Official Curriculum Courseware & Personal Use of Class Recording for Limited Time
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Computer with Software & Class Files (In Person Only)
  • Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only)
  • Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only)
  • Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only)
  • Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
  • Free Parking (In Person Only)
Pricing

Public Enrollment Training

Commercial/Non-Profit/Education Price Per Person 3-Day Class: $1890
GSA/Government Price Per Person 3-Day Class: $1809.07

Dates to Register!

 

Custom Private Training – Onsite at Your Location, or at ThinkB!G

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Dates to Register

CourseLocationStart DateEnd DateTime
macOS Support Essentials 10.15 – Catalina 101 (Online Live ONLY)
Think B!G. Learn Smart

ThinkB!G - Online Live ONLY (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Aug 31, 2020 Wednesday, Sep 02, 2020 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Register
macOS Support Essentials 10.15 – Catalina 101
Think B!G. Learn Smart

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Oct 26, 2020 Wednesday, Oct 28, 2020 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Register
macOS Support Essentials 10.15 – Catalina 101
Think B!G. Learn Smart

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Nov 30, 2020 Wednesday, Dec 02, 2020 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Register

Certification

An Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP) 10.15 Exam is Available for Catalina!

macOS Support Essentials 10.15 Exam Preparation Guide

Exam Objectives Include:

Installation and Configuration
User Accounts
File Systems
Data Management
Apps and Processes
Network Configuration
Network Services
System Management

 

Contact us if you’re interested in purchasing an In Person Exam Voucher to test at ThinkB!G in Columbia, MD!

Custom Private Training

We offer this course as Custom Private Training or Project Based Training®!

If you have a team of individuals, you can receive bulk discounts by doing your own Private training session & cover your specific learning objectives! We can have the Private Training at ThinkB!G in Columbia, Maryland, Virtually Online Live (Available for Most Courses), or Onsite at Your Location.

What's Included?

  • Custom Outline to include Targeted Topics Based on Your Learning Needs
  • Hands-On Official Authorized Training & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Instructors that are Senior Consultants Certified by Adobe (ACI), Apple (ACT), & Microsoft (MCT)
  • Official Curriculum Courseware
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Computer (Apple Mac or Windows PC) with Software & Class Files (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
  • Free Parking (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)

Submit details and a formal training quote will be sent to you!

Click to Get a Quote Now!

Policies

Payment Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training class.

 

Payment Policy for Private & Project Based Training® Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training service.  Pricing provided is firm fixed price based on number of students.  Client is responsible for entire amount regardless of change in number of registrations.

 

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

  • Classes may be canceled if less than 4 students are registered. We will notify you of cancellations no later than 16 business days prior to class.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling more than 16 business days prior to class: You are eligible for a refund or free reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling less than 16 business days prior to class: No refund. No Reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • No Shows without contact: No refund. No Reschedule.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Custom/Private and On-Site Training Classes

  • No penalty if cancellation/reschedule is 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class.
  • 50% penalty will be incurred if cancellation/reschedule is less than 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class. This fee is to cover instructor expenses, travel, and course materials purchased.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Individual Students in Custom/Private Training Classes

  • Individual students registered in a private class, who cancel or do not show, are not eligible for a partial refund or reschedule. Please contact your class organizer or manager if you need to cancel.
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