CompTIA A+

CompTIA A+


In this course, you will acquire the essential skills and information you will need to install, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, and perform preventive maintenance on PCs, digital devices, and operating systems.


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 and the CompTIA 220-902 Certification Exam.


In this course, you will install, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, and perform preventive maintenance on personal computers, digital devices, and operating systems. You will: Identify the hardware components of personal computers and mobile digital devices. Identify the basic components and functions of operating systems. Identify networking and security fundamentals. Identify the operational procedures that should be followed by professional PC technicians. Install, configure, and troubleshoot display devices. Install and configure peripheral components. Manage system components. Manage data storage. Install and configure Microsoft Windows. Optimize and maintain Microsoft Windows. Work with other operating systems. 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. Identify security threats, vulnerabilities, and controls. Implement security controls. Troubleshoot system-wide issues.

Lesson 1: Installing and Configuring PC Components

Topic A: Use Appropriate Safety Procedures
Topic B: PC Components
Topic C: Common Connection Interfaces
Topic D: Install Peripheral Devices
Topic E: Troubleshooting Methodology

Lesson 2: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Display and Multimedia Devices

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

Lesson 3: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Storage Devices

Topic A: Install System Memory
Topic B: Install and Configure Mass Storage Devices
Topic C: Install and Configure Removable Storage
Topic D: Configure RAID
Topic E: Troubleshoot Storage Devices

Lesson 4: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Internal System Components

Topic A: Install and Upgrade CPUs
Topic B: Configure and Update BIOS/UEFI
Topic C: Install Power Supplies
Topic D: Troubleshoot Internal System Components
Topic E: Configure a Custom PC

Lesson 5: Network Infrastructure Concepts

Topic A: Wired Networks
Topic B: Network Hardware Devices
Topic C: Wireless Networks
Topic D: Internet Connection Types
Topic E: Network Configuration Concepts
Topic F: Network Services

Lesson 6: Configuring and Troubleshooting Networks

Topic A: Configure Network Connection Settings
Topic B: Install and Configure SOHO Networks
Topic C: Configure SOHO Network Security
Topic D: Configure Remote Access
Topic E: Troubleshoot Network Connections
Topic F: Install and Configure IoT Devices

Lesson 7: Implementing Windows Server 2016

Topic A: Installing and Configuring Server

Topic B: Installing and Configuring Active Directory Domain Controller

Topic C: Joining Client

Lesson 8: Implementing Server & Client Virtualization

Topic A: Configure Client-Side Virtualization
Topic B: Configure Server-Side Virtualization

Lesson 9: Supporting and Troubleshooting Laptops

Topic A: Use Laptop Features
Topic B: Install and Configure Laptop Hardware
Topic C: Troubleshoot Common Laptop Issues

Lesson 10: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Print Devices

Topic A: Maintain Laser Printers
Topic B: Maintain Inkjet Printers
Topic C: Maintain Impact, Thermal, and 3D Printers
Topic D: Install and Configure Printers
Topic E: Troubleshoot Print Device Issues
Topic F: Install and Configure Imaging Devices

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