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CompTIA A+ Online Training Series
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A+ 900 Certification Training Series Overview

A+ Certification is the computer industry recognized credential that certifies the competency of PC Service Specialists. It is sponsored by CompTIA - the Computing Technology Industry Association, and tests are administered by Pearson VUE. This certification program is backed by over 50 Major computer hardware and software manufacturers, vendors, distributors, resellers, and publications. Certification provides a wealth of benefits to any person seeking a job in the computer industry! Your successful computer career can start with this one course, or it can serve as proof of your computer hardware and operating system knowledge as a professional already in your field.

New! Add-on Practice Labs: This course series offers optional hands on practice-labs available for purchase. Try out your new skills today! Learn More

Career Path: Companies that use CompTIA A+ include Canon, Dell, HP, Intel, and the U.S. Department of Defense. The certification can lead to jobs as a Technical Support Specialist, Field Service Technician, IT Support Technician, and IT Support Administrator.

Series Taught By: Sandra Batakis and Ken Mayer

Certification Details

Held by over 1 million IT professionals worldwide, CompTIA A+ is the most essential IT certification for establishing an IT career. It validates understanding of the most common hardware and software technologies in business and certifies the skills necessary to support complex IT infrastructures. The recommended experience for this certification is 6 to 12 months hands-on experience in the lab or field. No prerequisites required.

Certification Exam Details:
CompTIA A+ 220-901: Learn More about this certification exam.
CompTIA A+ 220-902: Learn More about this certification exam.

Available CEUs for Course Series Completion: 28
Students can earn up to 28 CEUs for fully completing this course series. This information will be displayed on the certificate of completion. Learn More

Access Training Courses Below

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Course 01 - Configuring BIOS Access Now - No Membership Required 32m

Course 02 - Motherboards 36m

Course 03 - Expansion Slots 40m

Course 04 - RAM Types and Features 13m

Course 05 - Install and Configure PC Expansion Cards 50m

Course 06 - Install and Configure Storage Devices 55m

Course 07 - CPU's and Cooling Methods 14m

Course 08 - PC Connection Interfaces 28m

Course 09 - Power Supplies 16m

Course 10 - Custom Computer Specifications 20m

Course 11 - Installing Displays 32m

Course 12 - PC Connectors 12m

Course 13 - Installing Peripheral 39m

Course 14 - Installing Multifunction Devices and SOHO Networks 46m

Course 15 - Printer Technologies 22m

Course 16 - Printer Maintenance 30m

Course 17 - Networking 34m

Course 18 - Properties and Characteristics of TCP/IP 45m

Course 19 - TCP vs. UDP 13m

Course 20 - Wi-Fi Networking Standards and Encryption Types 3m

Course 21 - Install and Configure SOHO Wireless/Wired Router 25m

Course 22 - Architecture and Internet Connection Types 24m

Course 23 - Networking Tools 13m

Course 24 - Laptop Hardware Components 27m

Course 25 - Mobile Devices 25m

Course 26 - Mobile Device Ports and Accessories 21m

Course 27 - Troubleshooting Theory 52m

Course 28 - Troubleshooting RAID Arrays and Hard Drives 22m

Course 29 - Troubleshooting Video 1m

Course 30 - Troubleshooting Network Issues 12m

Course 31 - Troubleshooting Printers 13m

Course 32 - Windows Operating Systems 1hr 16m

Course 33 - Command Line Tools 12m

Course 34 - Microsoft Operating System Features and Tools 1hr 55m

Course 35 - Control Panel Utilities 1hr 27m

Course 36 - Windows Networking on Client Desktops 38m

Course 37 - Preventative Maintenance 37m

Course 38 - Features and Functionality of the Mac OS and Linux Operating Systems 24m

Course 39 - Client Side Virtualization 20m

Course 40 - Cloud-based Concepts 9m

Course 41 - Network Host Properties 12m

Course 42 - Mobile Operating Systems 3m

Course 43 - Mobile Device Network and E-mail 10m

Course 44 - Security 21m

Course 45 - Prevention Methods 53m

Course 46 - Windows Security Settings 11m

Course 47 - Security Best Practices 4m

Course 48 - Securing Mobile Devices 7m

Course 49 - Troubleshooting Common PC Tools 48m

Course 50 - Common PC Security Issues 6m

Course 51 - Common Mobile Operating Systems Troubleshooting 16m

Course 52 - Common Safety Practices 53m

Course 53 - Maintenance Tools and Techniques 26m

Course 54 - Privacy and Licensing Concepts 21m

Training Final Exam

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Training Final Exam