CompTIA A+ Part 1 (Exam 220-1101)

Total Class Time: 40 hours
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CompTIA A+ certified professionals are proven problem solvers. They support today's core technologies from security to cloud to data management and more. CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for launching IT careers into today's digital world. It is the only industry-recognized credential with performance-based items to prove pros can think on their feet to perform critical IT support tasks in the moment. It is trusted by employers around the world to identify the go-to person in end-point management and technical support roles. CompTIA A+ is regularly re-invented by IT experts to ensure that it validates core skills and abilities demanded in the workplace. This course may earn a Credly Badge.


In this course, you will learn to:

  • Install and configure mobile devices
  • Compare and contrast networking hardware
  • Configure internet connections and wireless networking
  • Troubleshoot hardware and networks
  • Install motherboards, RAM, storage devices, CPUs and add-on cards
  • Deploy and configure connected devices
  • Summarize cloud-computing concepts and virtualization

Target Audience

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+ Core 1 220-1101 Certification Exam and the CompTIA A+ Core 2 220-1102 Certification Exam.


While there are no prerequisites for this course, please ensure you have the right level of experience to be successful in this training.

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  • Lesson 1: Installing Motherboards and Connectors

    • Topic 1A: Explain Cable Types and Connectors
    • Topic 1B: Install and Configure Motherboards
    • Topic 1C: Explain Legacy Cable Types

    Lesson 2: Installing System Devices

    • Topic 2A: Install and Configure Power Supplies and Cooling
    • Topic 2B: Select and Install Storage Devices
    • Topic 2C: Install and Configure System Memory
    • Topic 2D: Install and Configure CPUs

    Lesson 3: Troubleshooting PC Hardware

    • Topic 3A: Apply Troubleshooting Methodology
    • Topic 3B: Configure BIOS/UEFI
    • Topic 3C: Troubleshoot Power and Disk Issues
    • Topic 3D: Troubleshoot System and Display Issues

    Lesson 4: Comparing Local Networking Hardware

    • Topic 4A: Compare Network Types
    • Topic 4B: Compare Networking Hardware
    • Topic 4C: Explain Network Cable Types
    • Topic 4D: Compare Wireless Networking Types

    Lesson 5: Configuring Network Addressing and Internet Connections

    • Topic 5A: Compare Internet Connection Types
    • Topic 5B: Use Basic TCP/IP Concepts
    • Topic 5C: Compare Protocols and Ports
    • Topic 5D: Compare Network Configuration Concepts

    Lesson 6: Supporting Network Services

    • Topic 6A: Summarize Services Provided by Networked Hosts
    • Topic 6B: Compare Internet and Embedded Appliances
    • Topic 6C: Troubleshoot Networks

    Lesson 7: Summarizing Virtualization and Cloud Concepts

    • Topic 7A: Summarize Client-Side Virtualization
    • Topic 7B: Summarize Cloud Concepts

    Lesson 8: Supporting Mobile Devices

    • Topic 8A: Set Up Mobile Devices and Peripherals
    • Topic 8B: Configure Mobile Device Apps
    • Topic 8C: Install and Configure Laptop Hardware
    • Topic 8D: Troubleshoot Mobile Device Issues

    Lesson 9: Supporting Print Devices

    • Topic 9A: Deploy Printer and Multifunction Devices
    • Topic 9B: Replace Print Device Consumables
    • Topic 9C: Troubleshoot Print Device Issues