CompTIA A+ 220-1001

25 Hours / 12 Months / Self-Paced

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:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended.

Hardware Requirements:
  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/Headphones to listen to Dialogue steaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
Operating System Requirements:
  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.
Web Browser Requirements:
  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.
Software Requirements:
  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.
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  • Accept Cookies
  • Disable Pop-up Blocker.


**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**