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CompTIA A+

Author: Tim Warner

The CompTIA A+ certification is immensely popular and often essential to many entry-level positions in the IT world. The 220-901 and 220-902 exams are updated versions of the... Read more

220-901 Exam

In this series, you'll learn about hardware, networking, mobile devices, and troubleshooting. These courses will also help you prepare for the CompTIA A+ 220-901 certification exam.

Introduction to the CompTIA A+ (220-901) Certification Exam

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 32m

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This brief course serves as a level-set and global introduction to the CompTIA A+ certification program. This is the first course in a series of five courses to prepare you for the CompTIA A+ 220-901 certification exam.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction32m

Hardware for CompTIA A+ (220-901)

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 8h 43m

8h 43m

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In this course, we perform a comprehensive survey of all interior and external personal computer (PC) hardware. The subject matter maps to every objective in the Hardware domain of the CompTIA A+ 220-901 certification exam. This is the second course in a series of five courses to prepare you for the CompTIA A+ 220-901 certification exam.

Table of contents
  1. BIOS/UEFI Tools36m
  2. Motherboard Components40m
  3. RAM Types40m
  4. PC Expansion Cards36m
  5. Storage Devices46m
  6. CPUs and Cooling42m
  7. PC Connection Interfaces33m
  8. The Power Supply29m
  9. Custom PC Configurations34m
  10. Display Types33m
  11. PC Connector Types28m
  12. Common Peripheral Devices37m
  13. SOHO Multifunction Devices35m
  14. Print and Image Technologies32m
  15. Printer Maintenance16m

Networking for CompTIA A+ (220-901)

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 4h 34m

4h 34m

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This course fully prepares you for the Networking domain of the CompTIA A+ 220-901 certification exam. This content also bookends quite nicely with our CompTIA Network+ learning path. This is the third course in a series of five courses to prepare you for the CompTIA A+ 220-901 certification exam.

Table of contents
  1. Network Cables and Connectors36m
  2. TCP/IP Basics38m
  3. Ports and Protocols31m
  4. Wi-Fi Networking32m
  5. SOHO Networking36m
  6. Internet Connection Types36m
  7. Network Architecture Devices35m
  8. Networking Tools27m

Mobile Devices for CompTIA A+ (220-901)

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 2h 26m

2h 26m

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This course covers every objective from the Mobile Devices domain of the CompTIA 220-901 certification exam. This is the fourth course in a series of five courses to prepare you for the CompTIA A+ 220-901 certification exam.

Table of contents
  1. Laptop Hardware and Components35m
  2. Laptop Display Components25m
  3. Laptop Features33m
  4. Other Mobile Devices27m
  5. Mobile Device Accessories and Ports25m

Hardware & Network Troubleshooting for CompTIA A+ (220-901)

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 3h 59m

3h 59m

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This course covers every objective in the Hardware & Network Troubleshooting content domain in the CompTIA A+ 220-901 certification exam. This is the fifth and final course in a series of five courses to prepare you for the CompTIA A+ 220-901 certification exam.

Table of contents
  1. Understanding the CompTIA Troubleshooting Model33m
  2. Troubleshooting the Motherboard36m
  3. Troubleshooting Storage37m
  4. Troubleshooting the Display30m
  5. Troubleshooting the Network35m
  6. Troubleshooting Mobile Devices35m
  7. Troubleshooting Printers30m

220-902 Exam

In this series, you'll learn about operating systems, security, software troubleshooting, and operational procedures. These courses will also help you prepare for the CompTIA A+ 220-902 certification exam.

Introduction to the CompTIA A+ (220-902) Certification Exam

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 32m

32m

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Description

This brief course serves as a level-set and global introduction to the CompTIA A+ certification program. This is the first course in a series of six courses to prepare you for the CompTIA A+ 220-902 certification exam.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction to the CompTIA A+ 220-902 Certification Exam32m

Windows Operating Systems for CompTIA A+ (220-902)

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 4h 29m

4h 29m

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This course covers every Windows Operating Systems domain objective in the CompTIA A+ 220-902 exam blueprint. This is the second course in a series of six courses to prepare you for the CompTIA A+ 220-902 certification exam.

Table of contents
  1. Windows Features and Requirements41m
  2. Windows Installation39m
  3. Command-line Tools36m
  4. Windows Administrative Utilities40m
  5. Windows Control Panel36m
  6. Windows Networking39m
  7. Common Maintenance Procedures34m

Other Operating Systems & Technologies for CompTIA A+ (220-902)

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 4h 48m

4h 48m

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This course covers every objective from the Other Operating Systems & Technologies domain of the CompTIA A+ 220-902 certification exam. This is the third course in a series of six courses to prepare you for the CompTIA A+ 220-902 certification exam.

Table of contents
  1. OS X Features and Functionality39m
  2. Basic Linux Commands38m
  3. Client-side Virtualization33m
  4. Basic Cloud Concepts39m
  5. Network Services40m
  6. Mobile OS Features35m
  7. Mobile Device Connectivity32m
  8. Mobile Device Synchronization28m

Security for CompTIA A+ (220-902)

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 4h 31m

4h 31m

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This course covers every objective in the Security domain of the CompTIA A+ 220-902 certification exam. This is the fourth course in a series of six courses to prepare you for the CompTIA A+ 220-902 certification exam.

Table of contents
  1. Common Security Threats and Vulnerabilities45m
  2. Common Prevention Methods40m
  3. Windows OS Security Settings39m
  4. Securing Workstations33m
  5. Securing Mobile Devices36m
  6. Data Destruction and Disposal Methods35m
  7. Securing SOHO Wireless and Wired Networks40m

Software Troubleshooting for CompTIA A+ (220-902)

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 2h 28m

2h 28m

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This course covers every objective from the Software Troubleshooting domain of the CompTIA A+ 220-902 certification exam. This is the fifth course in a series of six courses to prepare you for the CompTIA A+ 220-902 certification exam.

Table of contents
  1. Troubleshooting PC OS Problems42m
  2. Troubleshooting PC Security Issues41m
  3. Troubleshooting Mobile OS and App Issues33m
  4. Troubleshooting Mobile OS Security Issues31m

Operational Procedures for CompTIA A+ (220-902)

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 2h 22m

2h 22m

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Description

This course covers every single objective from the "Operational Procedures" content domain from the CompTIA A+ 220-902 certification exam. This is the sixth and final course in a series of six courses to prepare you for the CompTIA A+ 220-902 certification exam.

Table of contents
  1. Using Appropriate Safety Procedures27m
  2. Applying Appropriate Environmental Controls24m
  3. Addressing Prohibited Content and Activity39m
  4. Demonstrating Professionalism27m
  5. Explaining Troubleshooting Theory23m

What you will learn

  • The layout of the 220-901 and 220-902 exams
  • How to navigate Windows OS and the command-line
  • Laptop hardware, components, and features
  • Fundamental networking tools and concepts, like TCP/IP and architecture
  • Interior and exterior PC hardware
  • How to navigate non-Windows OS such as OS X and Mobile OS
  • Troubleshooting hardware and network problems
  • Troubleshooting software issues
  • Common threats and basic security practices

Pre-requisites

No prerequisites are necessary, but basic knowledge of computer hardware and operating systems is recommended.

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