CompTIA A+: 220-801

Learn the basics of computer hardware and software and begin your career in IT.
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  • Lectures 56
  • Contents Video: 8 hours
    Other: 1 min
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English, captions
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Course Description

The CompTIA A+ 801 Course, powered by Calibrate, helps beginning and prospective IT professionals learn the fundamentals of computer technology installation and configuration of PCs, laptops and related hardware. Individuals who successfully complete this self-paced online course will have the foundational knowledge needed to pass the 801 section of the CompTIA A+ certification exam and will be prepared to begin study for the CompTIA A+ 802 exam.

What are the requirements?

  • There is no required prerequisite certification, though 6 to 12 months of hands-on IT experience is helpful.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Implement safety procedures
  • Configure and apply BIOS settings
  • Compare and contrast RAM types and features.
  • Install and configure a printer
  • Identify and compare types of networks
  • Identify network connectors and cables and describe and categorize their properties
  • Implement appropriate environmental controls and incident response policies

What is the target audience?

  • Existing and prospective IT professionals wishing to develop the knowledge and skills to develop the basic skills and knowledge to begin an IT career.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Safety procedures and power supplies
Introduction: Safety procedures and power supplies
Preview
00:36
Safety procedures
Preview
20:49
Safety procedures
5 questions
Power supplies
13:50
Power supplies
4 questions
Summary: Safety procedures and power supplies
00:56
Section 1 Final
9 questions
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Section 2: Motherboards and CPUs
Introduction: Motherboards and CPUs
00:56
Motherboards
12:05
Motherboards
4 questions
Central processing units
18:04
Central processing units
4 questions
BIOS settings
09:48
BIOS settings
3 questions
Expansion cards
07:22
Expansion cards
3 questions
Summary: Motherboards and CPUs
01:08
Section 2 Final
8 questions
Section 3: Memory and physical storage
Introduction: Memory and physical storage
00:49
RAM types and features
12:51
RAM types and features
4 questions
Hard drives
18:45
Hard drives
3 questions
Removable media
15:46
Removable media
3 questions
Summary: Memory and physical storage
01:07
Section 3 Final
6 questions
Section 4: Connections and peripherals
Introduction: Connections and peripherals
00:55
Serial vs. parallel interfaces
12:08
Serial vs. parallel interfaces
3 questions
Universal serial bus
11:04
Universal serial bus
3 questions
Modem peripheral connections
13:23
Modem peripheral connections
3 questions
Summary: Connections and peripherals
01:07
Section 4 Final
5 questions
Section 5: Media devices
Introduction: Media devices
00:54
Video interfaces
12:01
Video interfaces
3 questions
Displays
15:31
Displays
3 questions
Multimedia devices and connections
08:36
Multimedia devices and connections
3 questions
Summary: Media devices
00:52
Section 5 Summary
7 questions
Section 6: Printers
Introduction: Printers
00:43
Printer types
16:06
Printer types
3 questions
Printer installation and maintenance
19:05
Printer installation and maintenance
3 questions
Summary: Printers
01:05
Section 6 Final
5 questions
Section 7: Networking basics
Introduction: Networking basics
00:50
Network types and internet connections
18:06
Network types and internet connections
4 questions
Network devices
15:38
Network devices
3 questions
Summary: Networking basics
00:53
Section 7 Final
6 questions
Section 8: Networking protocols
Introduction: Networking protocols
01:02
TCP/IP
18:58
TCP/IP
4 questions
Ports and protocols
19:33
Ports and protocols
3 questions
Summary: Networking protocols
00:46
Section 8 Final
6 questions
Section 9: The physical network
Introduction: The physical network
00:41
Network cables
14:47
Network cables
4 questions
Network connectors
08:11
Network connectors
3 questions
Networking tools
13:24
Networking tools
3 questions
Summary: The physical network
00:49
Section 9 Final
6 questions
Section 10: Wireless networking
Introduction: Wireless networking
00:56
Wireless networking standards
10:18
Wireless networking standards
3 questions
Setting up a SOHO router
13:23
Setting up a SOHO router
3 questions
Summary: Wireless networking
00:55
Section 10 Final
5 questions
Section 11: Laptop computers
Introduction: Laptop computers
00:56
Laptop components
18:33
Laptop components
3 questions
Laptop upgrades and expansions
14:17
Laptop upgrades and expansions
3 questions
Replacing laptop components
13:13

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