CompTIA A+ 220-1001

Hours: 25 / Access Length: 12 Months / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $549.00

Course Overview:

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CompTIA A+ exam is a globally recognized industry standard for establishing an IT career. CompTIA A+ Core Series 220-1001 exam covers expanded content on growing IT support role including expanded baseline security topics. The certification provides a different approach to define competency in operational procedures including basic disaster prevention, recovery, and scripting basics and a greater dependency on networking and device connectivity.

This course prepares students to take the CompTIA A+ 220-1001 certification exam.

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Troubleshooting
  • Module A: Troubleshooting theory
Lesson 2: Motherboards and CPUs
  • 2.1 Module A: Motherboards
  • 2.2 Module B: CPUs
  • 2.3 Summary
Lesson 3: Computer power supplies
  • 3.1 Module A: Power supply connectors
  • 3.2 Module B: Power supply installation
  • 3.3 Module C: Power supply troubleshooting
  • 3.4 Summary
Lesson 4: Memory
  • 4.1 Module A: Read-only memory
  • 4.2 Module B: Random access memory
  • 4.3 Summary
Lesson 5: Computer expansion
  • 5.1 Module A: Expansion interfaces
  • 5.2 Module B: Expansion card installation
  • 5.3 Module C: Connectors and cables
  • 5.4 Summary
Lesson 6: Physical storage
  • 6.1 Module A: Disk drives
  • 6.2 Module B: RAID storage
  • 6.3 Module C: Optical drives
  • 6.4 Module D: Other storage methods
  • 6.5 Summary
Lesson 7: Input-output devices
  • 7.1 Module A: Input devices
  • 7.2 Module B: Output devices
  • 7.3 Module C: Dual input-output devices
  • 7.4 Summary
Lesson 8: Display Devices
  • 8.1 Module A: Display technologies
  • 8.2 Module B: Display management
  • 8.3 Summary
Lesson 9: Network basics
  • 9.1 Module A: Classifying networks
  • 9.2 Module B: Network devices
  • 9.3 Module C: Internet connections
  • 9.4 Summary
Lesson 10: Network cables and connectors
  • 10.1 Module A: Twisted-pair connections
  • 10.2 Module B: Coaxial connections
  • 10.3 Module C: Optical media
  • 10.4 Summary
Lesson 11: Network protocols
  • 11.1 Module A: TCP/IP settings
  • 11.2 Module B: Transport protocols
  • 11.3 Module C: Application protocols
  • 11.4 Summary
Lesson 12: Wireless networking
  • 12.1 Module A: Wireless technology
  • 12.2 Module B: Wi-Fi standards
  • 12.3 Module C: SOHO router features
  • 12.4 Summary
Lesson 13: Virtualization and cloud computing
  • 13.1 Module A: Virtualization
  • 13.2 Module B: Cloud computing
  • 13.3 Summary
Lesson 14: Mobile devices
  • 14.1 Module A: Mobile device types
  • 14.2 Module B: Mobile device configuration
  • 14.3 Module C: Mobile device troubleshooting
  • 14.4 Summary
Lesson 15: Printers and multi-function print devices
  • 15.1 Module A: Printer technologies
  • 15.2 Module B: Printer installation and maintenance
  • 15.3 Module C: Printer troubleshooting
  • 15.4 Summary
Lesson 16: Custom computers
  • 16.1 Module A: Custom computer considerations
  • 16.2 Summary

All necessary course materials are included.

Certification(s):

This course prepares students to take the CompTIA A+ 220-1001 certification exam.


System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.