CompTIA A+ Certification Core 1 (Exam 220-1101)
In this course, you will install, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, and perform preventive maintenance on personal computers and digital devices. You will:
• Install and configure PC system unit components and peripheral devices.
• Install, configure, and troubleshoot display and multimedia devices.
• Install, configure, and troubleshoot storage devices.
• Install, configure, and troubleshoot internal system components.
• Explain network infrastructure concepts.
• Configure and troubleshoot network connections.
• Implement client virtualization and cloud computing.
• Support and troubleshoot laptops.
• Support and troubleshoot mobile devices.
• Install, configure, and troubleshoot print devices.
This course is designed for individuals who have basic computer user skills and who are interested in obtaining a job as an entry-level IT technician. This course is also designed for students who are seeking the CompTIA A+ certification and who want to prepare for the CompTIA A+ Core 1 Certification Exam.
To ensure your success in this course, you should have experience with basic computer user skills, be able to complete tasks in a Microsoft® Windows® environment, be able to search for, browse, and access information on the Internet, and have basic knowledge of computing concepts. You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking the following official CompTIA courses:
-The Official CompTIA® IT Fundamentals+
Note: The prerequisites for this course might differ significantly from the prerequisites for the CompTIA certification exams.
LESSON 1: INSTALLING MOTHERBOARDS AND CONNECTORS
Topic A: Explain Cable Types and Connectors
Topic B: Install and Configure Motherboards
Topic C: Explain Legacy Cable Types
LESSON 2: INSTALLING SYSTEM DEVICES
Topic A: Install and Configure Power Supplies and Cooling
Topic B: Select and Install Storage Devices
Topic C: Install and Configure System Memory
Topic D: Install and Configure CPUs
LESSON 3: TROUBLESHOOTING PC HARDWARE
Topic A: Apply Troubleshooting Methodology
Topic B: Configure BIOS/UEFI
Topic C: Troubleshoot Power and Disk Issues
Topic D: TroubleshootSystems and Display Issues
LESSON 4: COMPARING LOCAL NETWORKING HARDWARE
Topic A: Compare Network Types
Topic B: Compare Networking Hardware
Topic C: Explain Network Cable Types
Topic D: Compare Wireless Networking Types
LESSON 5: CONFIGURING NETWORK ADDRESSING AND INTERNET CONNECTIONS
Topic A: Compare Internet Connections Types
Topic B: Use Basic TCP/IP Concepts
Topic C: Compare Protocols and Port
Topic D: Compare Network Configuration Concepts
LESSON 6: SUPPORTING NETWORK SERVICES
Topic A: Summarize Services Provided by Networked Hosts
Topic B: Compare Internet and Embedded Appliances
Topic C: Troubleshoot Networks
LESSON 7: SUMMARIZING VIRTUALIZATION AND CLOUD CONCEPTS
Topic A: Summarize Client-Side Virtualization
Topic B: Summarize Cloud Concepts
LESSON 8: SUPPORTING MOBILE DEVICES
Topic A: Set Up Mobile Devices and Peripherals
Topic B: Configure Mobile Device Apps
Topic C: Install and Configure Laptop Hardware
Topic D: Troubleshoot Mobile Device Issues
LESSON 9: SUPPORTING PRINT DEVICES
Topic A: Deploy Printer and Multifunction Devices
Topic B: Replace Print Device Consumables
Topic C: Troubleshoot Print Device Issues
LESSON 10: CONFIGURING WINDOWS
Topic A: Configure Windows User Settings
Topic B: Configure Windows System Settings