The following documents are free because they generally apply to older versions of the software. However, in most cases the principles are the same, so you may find these a good place to begin to see the quality of the lessons and tutorials provided.
After seeing the quality of these free ebooks you will appreciate the great quality of tutorials given in the paid versions.
PC INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATION IN ICT
Preparing for CompTIA A+ Essentials Exam (220-601). Free
This E-Book focuses on the CompTIA A+ Essentials (2006) Exam. Although slightly dated, this E-Book is a wealth of PC Hardware knowledge. Very useful.
CompTIA A+ Essentials validates knowledge of basic computer hardware and operating systems, covering skills such as installation, building, upgrading, repairing, configuring, troubleshooting, optimizing, diagnosing and preventive maintenance, with additional elements of security and soft skills. The Essentials Exam validates the basic skills needed by any entry-level service technician regardless of job environment.
Network + 2005. Free
This E-Book focuses on the CompTIA Network+ (2005) Exam. Although slightly dated, this E-Book is a wealth of PC Hardware knowledge. Very useful.
The CompTIA Network+ exam has become the leading introductory-level network certification available today. Network+ is recognized by both employers and industry giants such as Microsoft and Novell as providing candidates with a solid foundation of networking concepts, terminology, and skills. The Network+ exam covers a broad range of networking concepts, to prepare candidates for the technologies they are likely to be working with in today’s network environments.
This E-Book can be a “one-stop shop”. Everything you need to know to pass the exam is in here. However, we do recommend taking Exam Simulations. We recommend www.measureup.com as the site containing the best simulations (although they are not the cheapest).
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Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) (640-801) Exam Preparation. Free
This E-Book will help you to prepare for Cisco’s CCNA exam. A very good qualification to have. Areas covered include:
- TCP/IP and OSI models.
- WAN protocols.
- Cisco Layer 2 switching and Layer 3 routing.
- Configuring a Cisco switch and a Cisco router.
- Sample exams.
A superb E-Book for getting you started on your CCNA path.
FIND INFORMATION USING THE INTERNET (18758) FREE
This E-Book will help you to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of the Internet
- Launch and close a web browser and use browser controls
- Use search engines to find information on the Internet.
A good E-Book that introduces you to the basics of using the Internet.
BASIC SCHEMATIC DIAGRAMS (5957). FREE
This E-Book will help you to plan and produce schematic diagrams using a computer application from a given brief.
A good E-Book that introduces you to the basics of computer based drawing.
CREATE A WEB PAGE USING A TEMPLATE (MS EXPRESSION WEB 3) (18734). FREE
This E-Book will help you to:
- Plan a web page
- Enter text and graphics media for the web page using a provided template
- Check the completed web page for accuracy using a browser.
An excellent E-Book for introducing you to Web Page creation.
Microsoft Office 2003 + Earlier Free Instruction eBooks
FCP (Fundamentals of Computer Programming)
To make best use of the tutorial above, we recommend downloading QBasic to practice your programming.