CompTIA A+ 220-901
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CompTIA A+ 220-901

A+ Certification program is one of the largest certification worldwide.
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Last updated 4/2017
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  • 10 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • This course will prepare you to pass the exam CompTIA A+ 220-901
  • A+ certification is a vendor-neutral certification that certifies the competency of service professionals in the computer industry.
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Requirements
  • Basic computer user skills
Description

CompTIA A+ training teaches students fundamental competence in areas such as installation, preventative maintenance, networking, security, troubleshooting, customer service and communication to work with clients. In order to achieve your CompTIA A+ certification you will need to pass two exams - 220-901 & 220-902. After completing the CompTIA A+ 220-901 course, students will know hardware, laptops, motherboards, processors, memory, CPU, troubleshooting theory, preventative maintenance techniques, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, mobile operating systems Android and Apple iOS, cables, connectors, network types, security concepts, security technologies, viruses, malware, communication and professionalism.

CompTIA A+ 220-901 covers the fundamentals of computer technology, installation and configuration of PCs, laptops and related hardware, and basic networking. 

CompTIA A+ 220-902 covers the skills required to install and configure PC operating systems, as well as configuring common features (e.g. network connectivity and email) for mobile operating systems Android and Apple iOS.

As a CompTIA Partner,our course curriculum is either CAQC (CompTIA Authorized Quality Curriculum) or in the process of becoming CAQC, ensuring you receive the training and knowledge needed to succeed. According to CompTIA.org, A+ certifications are held by 900,000 IT professionals. This certification is a proven starting point to your career in IT - with whatever path you may choose.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone with basic computer user skills who is interested in obtaining a job as an IT professional or PC technician.
  • Computer users - intense, enthusiasts
  • Newcomers who want to develop a career in IT and tech support.
  • Technicians / Professionals in tech support that need a recognized validation of their skills and experience
  • IT Professionals outside tech support that need tech support skills and certification to advance their careers
  • It is for anyone who wants an internationally recognized credential as a competent computer service professional.
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Curriculum For This Course
281 Lectures
09:57:24
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Course Introduction
2 Lectures 03:29

Toolkit
03:05
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Module 1
8 Lectures 19:33
BIOS/UEFI Configuration Settings Part 1
00:21

BIOS/UEFI Configuration Settings Part 2
00:45

Installing Firmware Upgrades
04:33


BIOS Configurations
05:28

Built-In Diagnostics
01:45

Monitoring
01:54

UEFI Settings
02:02
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Module 2
12 Lectures 24:04
Motherboard Components-Purposes and Properties Part1
00:19

Motherboard Components-Purposes and Properties Part2
01:40

Motherboard Form Factors
02:47

Expansion Slots
02:12

RAM Slots
01:23

CPU Sockets
01:21


CMOS Battery
00:59

Power Connection Types
01:22

Fan Connectors
00:58

Front Panel Connectors
01:18

Motherboard Components Demonstration
07:32
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Module 3
7 Lectures 09:43
Compare and Contrast RAM Types and Features Part1
00:15

Compare and Contrast RAM Types and Features Part2
00:46

RAM Types
01:38


Single Sided vs. Double Sided RAM Part1
00:46

Single Sided vs. Double Sided RAM Part2
01:06

Memory Stick (RAM) Demonstration
02:33
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Module 4
11 Lectures 25:10
Installing and Configuring PC Expansion Cards
00:17

Installing and Configuring PC Expansion Cards
00:46

Sound Cards
03:29

Video Cards
02:44

Network Cards
03:18

Serial and Parallel Cards
01:37

USB Cards-Firewire and Thunderbolt Cards
04:15


Modem Cards and Wireless/Cellular Cards
01:41

Specialty Cards
01:30

Expansion Cards Demonstration
04:13
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Module 5
10 Lectures 24:20
Installing/Configuring Storage Devices and Media Part1
00:19


Optical Drives
03:33

Magnetic Hard Drives
02:21

Hot Swappable Drives
00:38

Solid State /Flash Drives
04:08

Hybrid Drives and eMMC
01:48

Raid Types
03:19

Tape Drives
01:24

Types of Hard Drives Demonstration
05:44
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Module 6
6 Lectures 22:50
Installing CPU's and Applying Cooling Methods Part1
00:18

Installing CPU's and Applying Cooling Methods Part2
00:56


Characteristics
06:19

Cooling Methods
03:52

CUP Types and Features Demonstration
03:52
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Module 7
11 Lectures 26:59
PC Connection Interface/Characteristics and Purposes Part1
00:15

PC Connection Interface/Characteristics and Purposes Part2
00:41

Physical Connections
05:28

Serial and Parallel Connectors
02:31

VGA/HDMI and DVI Connectors
02:56

Audio/RJ and Thunderbolt Connectors
01:47

Wireless Connections
01:59

Connection Characteristics
01:12

Speed and Distance
01:14


Cables and Connector Types Demonstration Part2
04:12
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Module 8
6 Lectures 11:05
Installing Power Supplies Part1
00:19

Installing Power Supplies Part2
00:34

Connector Types and Voltages
03:54


Dual Voltage Options
01:13

Power Supply Demonstration
02:56
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Module 9
9 Lectures 19:31
Selecting Components for a Custom PC Configuration Part1
00:17

Selecting Components for a Custom PC Configuration Part2
01:30

Graphic/CAD/CAM Design Workstations
01:47

Audio/Video Editing Workstation
01:48

Virtualization Workstation
02:10

Gaming PC's
01:21

Home Theater PC
02:17

Think and Thin Client
03:28

Home Server PC
04:53
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