CompTIA A+ Certification (Exam 220-901)

The course will build on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer (PC) hardware to present fundamental skills and concepts that you will use on the job. In this course, you will acquire the essential skills and information you will need to install, configure, troubleshoot, upgrade, and perform preventive maintenance on PCs and mobile device hardware. The CompTIA A+ (Exam 220-901) course can benefit you in two ways. Whether you work or plan to work in a mobile or corporate environment where you have a high level of face-to-face customer interaction, where client communication and client training are important, or in an environment with limited customer interaction and an emphasis on hardware activities, this course provides the background knowledge and skills you will require to be a successful A+ technician. It can also assist you if you are preparing to take the CompTIA A+ certification examination, 2016 objectives (exam number 220-901), in order to become a CompTIA A+ Certified Professional.

Retail Price: $2,795.00

Next Date: 12/10/2018

Course Days: 5


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About this Course

The course will build on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer (PC) hardware to present fundamental skills and concepts that you will use on the job. In this course, you will acquire the essential skills and information you will need to install, configure, troubleshoot, upgrade, and perform preventive maintenance on PCs and mobile device hardware.

The CompTIA A+ (Exam 220-901) course can benefit you in two ways. Whether you work or plan to work in a mobile or corporate environment where you have a high level of face-to-face customer interaction, where client communication and client training are important, or in an environment with limited customer interaction and an emphasis on hardware activities, this course provides the background knowledge and skills you will require to be a successful A+ technician. It can also assist you if you are preparing to take the CompTIA A+ certification examination, 2016 objectives (exam number 220-901), in order to become a CompTIA A+ Certified Professional.

Audience Profile

Primary audience for this course:

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+ 220-901 Certification Exam.

To become CompTIA A+ certified, you need to take and pass both exam 220-901 and 220-902.

At Course Completion

Upon course completion, students will be able to:

  • Identify the hardware components of personal computers and mobile digital devices.
  • Identify networking and security fundamentals.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot display devices.
  • Install and configure peripheral components.
  • Manage system components.
  • Manage data storage.
  • Identify the hardware and software requirements for client environment configurations.
  • Identify network technologies.
  • Install and configure networking capabilities.
  • Support mobile digital devices.
  • Support printers and multifunction devices.

Prequisites

To ensure your success in this course, you should have 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.

The prerequisites for this course differ significantly from the prerequisites for the CompTIA certification exams. For the most up-to-date information about the exam prerequisites, complete the form on this page: CompTIA Exam Objectives

 


Course Outline

Lesson 1: Hardware Fundamentals

Topic A: Personal Computer Components
Topic B: Storage Devices
Topic C: Mobile Digital Devices
Topic D: Connection Interfaces

Lesson 2: Networking Fundamentals

Topic A: Network Types
Topic B: Network Components

Lesson 3: Supporting Display Devices

Topic A: Install Display Devices
Topic B: Configure Display Devices
Topic C: Troubleshoot Video and Display Devices

Lesson 4: Installing and Configuring Peripheral Components

Topic A: Install and Configure Input Devices
Topic B: Install and Configure Output Devices
Topic C: Install and Configure Input/Output Devices
Topic D: Install and Configure Expansion Cards

Lesson 5: Managing System Components

Topic A: Identify Motherboard Components and Features
Topic B: Install and Configure CPUs and Cooling Systems
Topic C: Install Power Supplies
Topic D: Troubleshoot System Components

Lesson 6: Managing Data Storage

Topic A: Identify RAM Types and Features
Topic B: Troubleshoot RAM Issues
Topic C: Install and Configure Storage Devices
Topic D: Configure the System Firmware
Topic E: Troubleshoot Hard Drives and RAID Arrays

Lesson 7: Customized Client Environments

Topic A: Types of Common Business Clients
Topic B: Custom Client Environments

Lesson 8: Networking Technologies

Topic A: TCP/IP Properties and Characteristics
Topic B: TCP/IP
Topic C: Internet Connections
Topic D: Ports and Protocols
Topic E: Networking Tools

Lesson 9: Installing and Configuring Networking Capabilities

Topic A: Configure Network Perimeters
Topic B: Install and Configure SOHO Networks
Topic C: Troubleshoot Wired and Wireless Networks

Lesson 10: Supporting Mobile Digital Devices

Topic A: Install and Configure Exterior Laptop Components
Topic B: Install and Configure Interior Laptop Components
Topic C: Other Mobile Devices
Topic D: Mobile Device Accessories and Ports
Topic E: Troubleshoot Mobile Device Hardware

Lesson 11: Supporting Printers and Multifunction Devices

Topic A: Printer and Multifunction Technologies
Topic B: Install and Configure Printers
Topic C: Maintain Printers
Topic D: Troubleshoot Printers

Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to CompTIA A+ Certification Exam 220-901
Appendix B: A+ Command Reference

Course Dates Course Times (EST) Delivery Mode GTR
12/10/2018 - 12/14/2018 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Virtual Enroll
1/7/2019 - 1/11/2019 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Virtual Enroll