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CompTIA A+ (220-1001) Essentials Training

The CompTIA A+ certification is the starting point for those who want to make IT their career. Globally recognised as the industry validation for entry-level computer technicians, this certification lays the foundation for mastery in computer and mobile hardware installation, troubleshooting, repairs and maintenance.

Enrolment validity: Lifetime

About This Course

CompTIA A+ certification validates entry-level skills in today’s essential IT domains, including computer repair, software & operating systems, network administration, information security, cloud computing, and troubleshooting of both desktops and mobile devices. A+ certified technicians also learn customer service & communication skills in order to effectively interact with technical and non-technical employees.

A+ Exam Format: Multiple choice, Drag & drops, and Performance-based questions
Duration: The time-limit for each A+ exam is 90 minutes.
Length: a maximum of 90 questions each.
Exam Cost: A+ test cost $226 USD.
Passing Grade: 675 out of 900 for A+ Essentials

CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for establishing a career in IT and is the preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles. Jobs like support specialist, field service technician, desktop support analyst and help desk tier 2 support use the skills validated by CompTIA A+ certification.

Furthermore, companies like Intel, Dell, Ricoh, Nissan, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, and HP all look for CompTIA A+ certification in hiring.

Other CompTIA A+ job titles include the following:

  • Service desk analyst
  • Technical support specialist
  • Field service technician
  • Associate network engineer
  • Data support technician
  • Desktop support administrator
  • End-user computing technician
  • Help desk technician
  • System support specialist

  1. IT support specialist: $54,500
  2. Field service technician: $46,000
  3. Desktop support analyst: $60,000
  4. Help desk tier 2 support: $45,000

Learning Objectives

All the fundamentals needed to start a career in IT hardware
Demonstrate competence in knowledge in the basics of computer technology, networking, and security
All about hardware: monitors, CPUs, motherboards, hard drives, RAM, and more
Learn to work with hardware, peripherals, networking, and security components
Understand the basics of preventative maintenance, basic networking, installation, troubleshooting and communication skills
How to pass the CompTIA A+ Certification Core 1 (220-1001) exam
The skills to be a great IT and computer tech
How to repair and configure mobile devices
How to set up and configure basic networks
How to build everything from a basic workstation to an awesome gaming system
How to troubleshoot hardware and network issues

Requirements

  • A basic familiarity with computers and networks is helpful.
  • CompTIA recommends having 9-12 months of on-the-job experience before taking the A+ exam. This is recommended but not required.

Target Audience

  • All those who are interested in pursuing a career in information technology, specifically related to PC technology, are encouraged to undertake this program.

Curriculum

111 Lessons25h

TCP and UDP

TCP vs. UDP
FTP, SSH, and Telnet
E-mail Ports
HTTP and HTTPS
DNS and DHCP
RDP
NetBIOS/NetBT
SMB and CIFS
SLP,AFP,LDAP & SNMP

Networking

Configuring a Wired/Wireless Network

Wireless Networking Protocols

Network Hosts

Network Concepts

Types of Network

Basic Cable Types

Connectors

Random Access Memory

Storage Solutions

Working with Motherboards, CPUs, & Add-On Cards

Power Supplies

Custom PC configuration

SOHO Devices

certificate

15,999.00

Level
Beginner
Duration 25 hours
Lectures
111 lectures
Language
English

Material Includes

  • 1 yr Access
  • Flexible Learning Program
  • Extensive Content for Self-Learning
  • Quizzes / Practice Tests / Practical Exercises
  • Downloadable Content
  • Resume support
  • LinkedIn profile optimization
  • Course Completion Certificate
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