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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.

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

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 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 five courses to prepare you for the CompTIA A+ 220-901 certification exam.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
    32m 29s
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Hardware for CompTIA A+ (220-901)

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 8h 43m

Beginner • 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 Tools
    36m 56s
  2. Motherboard Components
    40m 56s
  3. RAM Types
    40m 8s
  4. PC Expansion Cards
    36m 15s
  5. Storage Devices
    46m 16s
  6. CPUs and Cooling
    42m 2s
  7. PC Connection Interfaces
    33m 11s
  8. The Power Supply
    29m 13s
  9. Custom PC Configurations
    34m 59s
  10. Display Types
    33m 33s
  11. PC Connector Types
    28m 4s
  12. Common Peripheral Devices
    37m 14s
  13. SOHO Multifunction Devices
    35m 48s
  14. Print and Image Technologies
    32m 19s
  15. Printer Maintenance
    16m 37s
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Networking for CompTIA A+ (220-901)

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 4h 34m

Beginner • 4h 34m

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Description

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 Connectors
    36m 56s
  2. TCP/IP Basics
    38m 5s
  3. Ports and Protocols
    31m 11s
  4. Wi-Fi Networking
    32m 14s
  5. SOHO Networking
    36m 21s
  6. Internet Connection Types
    36m 3s
  7. Network Architecture Devices
    35m 39s
  8. Networking Tools
    27m 47s
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Mobile Devices for CompTIA A+ (220-901)

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 2h 26m

Beginner • 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 Components
    35m 41s
  2. Laptop Display Components
    25m 32s
  3. Laptop Features
    33m 20s
  4. Other Mobile Devices
    27m 13s
  5. Mobile Device Accessories and Ports
    25m 9s
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Hardware & Network Troubleshooting for CompTIA A+ (220-901)

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 3h 59m

Beginner • 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 Model
    33m 36s
  2. Troubleshooting the Motherboard
    36m 12s
  3. Troubleshooting Storage
    37m 53s
  4. Troubleshooting the Display
    30m 53s
  5. Troubleshooting the Network
    35m 35s
  6. Troubleshooting Mobile Devices
    35m 7s
  7. Troubleshooting Printers
    30m 27s

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.

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

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 32m

Beginner • 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 Exam
    32m 30s
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Windows Operating Systems for CompTIA A+ (220-902)

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 4h 29m

Beginner • 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 Requirements
    41m 53s
  2. Windows Installation
    39m 33s
  3. Command-line Tools
    36m 34s
  4. Windows Administrative Utilities
    40m 19s
  5. Windows Control Panel
    36m 23s
  6. Windows Networking
    39m 48s
  7. Common Maintenance Procedures
    34m 51s
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Other Operating Systems & Technologies for CompTIA A+ (220-902)

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 4h 48m

Beginner • 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 Functionality
    39m 17s
  2. Basic Linux Commands
    38m 8s
  3. Client-side Virtualization
    33m 52s
  4. Basic Cloud Concepts
    39m 18s
  5. Network Services
    40m 50s
  6. Mobile OS Features
    35m 45s
  7. Mobile Device Connectivity
    32m 38s
  8. Mobile Device Synchronization
    28m 45s
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Security for CompTIA A+ (220-902)

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 4h 31m

Beginner • 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 Vulnerabilities
    45m 48s
  2. Common Prevention Methods
    40m 47s
  3. Windows OS Security Settings
    39m 33s
  4. Securing Workstations
    33m 23s
  5. Securing Mobile Devices
    36m 26s
  6. Data Destruction and Disposal Methods
    35m 34s
  7. Securing SOHO Wireless and Wired Networks
    40m 9s
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Software Troubleshooting for CompTIA A+ (220-902)

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 2h 28m

Beginner • 2h 28m

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Description

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 Problems
    42m 23s
  2. Troubleshooting PC Security Issues
    41m 35s
  3. Troubleshooting Mobile OS and App Issues
    33m 3s
  4. Troubleshooting Mobile OS Security Issues
    31m 38s
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Operational Procedures for CompTIA A+ (220-902)

by Tim Warner

Dec 16, 2015 / 2h 22m

Beginner • 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 Procedures
    27m 20s
  2. Applying Appropriate Environmental Controls
    24m 10s
  3. Addressing Prohibited Content and Activity
    39m 2s
  4. Demonstrating Professionalism
    27m 52s
  5. Explaining Troubleshooting Theory
    23m 47s

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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