CompTIA A+ 220-901

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.

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CompTIA A+ 220-901 Training program course overview

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 CAQC (CompTIA Authorized Quality Curriculum), 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.

The registration process

Once you have completed our simplified enrolment process, you’ll receive an email confirmation with your payment receipt in your registered email ID. You can then access the entire content of the online student portal immediately by logging in to your account on our site. Should you require any assistance please reach out to us via email (support@greycampus.com) or via our online chat system.

The course curriculum

The curriculum for this CompTIA A+ 220-901 training incorporates all updates The following is a list of broad topics covered

  • Introduction
  • Toolkit
  • Module Introduction
  • BIOS/UEFI Configuration Settings
  • Installing Firmware Upgrades
  • BIOS Component Information
  • BIOS Configurations
  • Built-In Diagnostics
  • Monitoring
  • UEFI Settings
  • Motherboard Components: Purposes and Properties Part 1
  • Motherboard Components: Purposes and Properties Part 2
  • Motherboard Form Factors
  • Expansion Slots
  • RAM Slots
  • CPU Sockets
  • Chipsets
  • CMOS Battery
  • Power Connection Types
  • Fan Connectors
  • Front Panel Connectors
  • Motherboard Components Demonstration
  • Compare and Contrast RAM Types and Features
  • RAM Types
  • RAM Configurations
  • Single Sided vs. Double Sided RAM
  • Memory Stick (RAM) Demonstration
  • Installing and Configuring PC Expansion Cards
  • Sound Cards
  • Video Cards
  • Network Cards
  • Serial and Parallel Cards
  • USB Cards-Firewire and Thunderbolt Cards
  • Storage Cards
  • Modem Cards and Wireless/Cellular Cards
  • Specialty Cards
  • Expansion Cards Demonstration
  • Installing/Configuring Storage Devices and Media
  • Optical Drives
  • Magnetic Hard Drives
  • Hot Swappable Drives
  • Solid State /Flash Drives
  • Hybrid Drives and eMMC
  • Raid Types
  • Tape Drives
  • Types of Hard Drives Demonstration
  • Installing CPU's and Applying Cooling Methods
  • Socket Types
  • tCharacteristics
  • Cooling Methods
  • CUP Types and Features Demonstration
  • PC Connection Interface/Characteristics and Purposes
  • Physical Connections
  • Serial and Parallel Connectors
  • VGA/HDMI and DVI Connectors
  • Audio/RJ and Thunderbolt Connectors
  • Wireless Connections
  • Connection Characteristics
  • Speed and Distance
  • Cables and Connector Types Demonstration
  • Installing Power Supplies
  • Connector Types and Voltages
  • Power Specifications
  • Dual Voltage Options
  • Power Supply Demonstration
  • Selecting Components for a Custom PC Configuration
  • Graphic/CAD/CAM Design Workstations
  • Audio/Video Editing Workstation
  • Virtualization Workstation
  • Gaming PC's
  • Home Theater PC
  • Think and Thin Client
  • Home Server PC
  • Display Devices and Features
  • Display Types
  • Florescent vs LED Backlighting
  • Types of LED Displays
  • Plasma and OLED Displays
  • Refresh and Frame Rate
  • Display Brightness/Analog vs Digital
  • Display Special Needs
  • Aspect Ratios
  • Display Settings Demonstration
  • PC Connectors and Associated Cables
  • Display Connector Types
  • Display Cable Types
  • Device Cables and Connectors
  • Adapters and Converters
  • HDMI/DVI Cable Demonstration
  • Installing and Configuring Peripheral Devices
  • Input Devices
  • Output Devices
  • Input and Output Devices
  • Installing and Configuring Multifunction Devices
  • Printer Configuration Settings
  • Device Sharing
  • Integrated Print Server
  • Remote Printing
  • Configuring Shared Devices
  • Data Privacy
  • Hard Drive Caching
  • Printer Configuration Settings Demonstration
  • Printer Technologies
  • Laser Components
  • Imaging Process
  • Inkjet Printers (1:58)
  • Thermal Printers (2:03)
  • Impact Printers (1:46)
  • Virtual Printers (1:15)
  • Virtual Printers Demonstration (2:04)