CompTIA A+ 1000 Certification Series!

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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.

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+ 220-1001: Learn More about this certification exam.
CompTIA A+ 220-1002: Learn More about this certification exam.

Series Taught By: Robert Kent

Available CEUs for Course Series Completion: 18
Students can earn up to 18 CEUs for fully completing this course series. This information will be displayed on the certificate of completion. Learn More

Course Modules:

Module  01 – IT Professional Soft Skills

(Duration: 35m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. IT Professional Soft Skills
  3. Troubleshooting and Problem Identification
  4. Troubleshooting Steps
  5. Problem Analysis and Potential Causes
  6. Documentation Resources
  7. Communication and Professionalism
  8. Demo – IT Professional Soft Skills
  9. Chapter 01 Review
  10. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 03 -System Component Overview

(Duration: 23m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. System Component Overview
  3. Processors and CPUs
  4. Power Supplies
  5. Storage Devices
  6. Adapter Cards
  7. BIOS/CMOS
  8. Chips
  9. Input and Output Devices
  10. Ports
  11. Demo- System Component
  12. Chapter 03 Review
  13. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 05 -Understanding Processors

(Duration: 34m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Understanding Processors
  3. Data Bus
  4. Architecture
  5. Chip Packaging
  6. Processor Sockets
  7. Intel and Non-Intel Chips
  8. Additional Core Processors
  9. Installing a Processor
  10. Demo- Performing Installation of a Processor
  11. Chapter 05 Review
  12. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 07 -Understanding BIOS and CMOS

(Duration: 26m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Understanding BIOS and CMOS
  3. BIOS and Upgrades
  4. Understanding (CMOS)
  5. Hard Drives
  6. Optical Drives
  7. RAM Memory
  8. Speeds and Ports
  9. Advanced Settings
  10. Demo- BIOS and CMOS
  11. Chapter 07 Review
  12. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 09 -Power Supplies and Voltage

(Duration: 30m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Power Supplies and Voltage
  3. Power Supplies
  4. Power Supply Uses
  5. Power Consumption
  6. Power Connections
  7. Demo- Power Supplies and Voltage
  8. Chapter 09 Review
  9. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 11 -Input and Output Devices

(Duration: 46m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Input and Output Devices
  3. Video Adapters
  4. Video Standards
  5. Video Card Features
  6. Video Connectors
  7. Installing Video Cards
  8. Types of Displays
  9. Display Features
  10. Multiple Displays
  11. Troubleshooting Displays
  12. Soundcards
  13. Demo – Input and Output Devices
  14. Chapter 11 Review
  15. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 13 -Mobile Devices, Multimedia, and Laptop Computers

(Duration: 43m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Mobile Devices, Multimedia, and Laptop Computers
  3. Laptop Components
  4. Demo – Five Laptops
  5. Laptop Operations
  6. Battery Types
  7. Battery Handling
  8. Improving Battery Performance
  9. Standby and Sleep Modes
  10. AC Adapters
  11. LCD Panel Displays
  12. Keyboards and Keys
  13. Troubleshooting Laptops
  14. Demo – Mobile Devices, Multimedia, and Laptop Computers
  15. Demo – Mobile Device Maintenance
  16. Chapter 13 Review
  17. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 15 -Troubleshooting Procedures

(Duration: 1h 7m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Troubleshooting Procedures
  3. Common Screws
  4. Software Tools
  5. Troubleshooting
  6. What to Look for
  7. Audible Codes
  8. Visible Codes
  9. What to Look for- Drives and Processors
  10. What to Look for- External Parts
  11. Demo- Troubleshooting Procedures
  12. Chapter 15 Review
  13. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 17 -Managing Files

(Duration: 23m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Managing Files
  3. Common Executable File Extensions
  4. Common Application File Extensions
  5. Common Compression File Extensions
  6. Common System File Extensions
  7. Graphic File Extensions
  8. Miscellaneous Files
  9. Questions
  10. File Attributes
  11. Encryption
  12. Setting Attributes
  13. Command Prompts
  14. Demo – Managing Files
  15. Chapter 17 Review
  16. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 19 -Configuring Device Drivers

(Duration: 17m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Configuring Device Drivers
  3. Changing Device Settings
  4. Updating Drivers
  5. Removing Device Drivers
  6. Plug-and-Play Devices
  7. Device Failure
  8. Demo – Configuring Drivers
  9. Chapter 19 Review
  10. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 21 – Recovering Systems and Disaster Recovery

(Duration: 25m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Recovering Systems and Disaster Recovery
  3. Disaster Recovery
  4. Booting into Safe Mode
  5. Emergency Repair
  6. Backup and Restore
  7. Recovery Methods
  8. Preventive Maintenance
  9. Demo- Recovering Systems
  10. Chapter 21 Review
  11. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 23-Security Fundamentals

(Duration: 50m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Security Fundamentals
  3. Types of Attackers
  4. Types of Attacks
  5. Malware
  6. Physical Security
  7. Authentication
  8. Multifactor Authentication
  9. Data Protection
  10. Data Backups
  11. Prevention Methods
  12. Security Controls
  13. System Hardening
  14. Demo- Security Fundamentals
  15. Chapter 23 Review
  16. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

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Module 02 -Safety for You and Computer Components

(Duration: 39m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Safety for You and Computer Components
  3. Common IT Tools
  4. Electrostatic Discharge
  5. Handling Components
  6. Personal Safety
  7. High Voltage
  8. Ergonomics
  9. Environmental Waste
  10. Demo – Safety for You and Computer Components
  11. Chapter 02 Review
  12. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 04 -Understanding Motherboards

(Duration: 30m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Understanding Motherboards
  3. Motherboard Chipsets
  4. Front and Side Panels
  5. Cache Memory
  6. RAM Slots
  7. BIOS Chip
  8. Expansion Slots
  9. Connectors and Ports
  10. Demo- Understanding Motherboards
  11. Chapter 04 Review
  12. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 06 -Understanding Types of Memory

(Duration: 26m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Understanding Types of Memory
  3. Understanding Types of Memory- RAM
  4. Understanding Types of Memory- ROM
  5. Error Checking Memory
  6. Single- and Double-sided Memory
  7. Installing and Upgrading Memory
  8. Demo- Understanding Types of Memory
  9. Chapter 06 Review
  10. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module  08-Hard Drives and Storage Devices

(Duration: 40m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Hard Drives and Storage Devices
  3. Hard Disks
  4. IDE Devices
  5. Demo- Installing IDE Devices
  6. Small Computer System Interface
  7. Removable Storage
  8. Demo- Hard Drives and Storage Devices
  9. Chapter 08 Review
  10. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 10 -Ports, Cables, and Connectors

(Duration: 33m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Ports, Cables, and Connectors
  3. Cables
  4. Ribbon Cables
  5. Coaxial Cables
  6. Twisted Pair
  7. Fiber
  8. Cable Orientation and Cable Types
  9. Male and Female Connections
  10. DB-15
  11. RJ-11
  12. RJ-45
  13. Universal Serial Bus (USB) Connections
  14. Type-A
  15. Type-B
  16. Mini-B
  17. External Cables
  18. Types of Adapters and Converters
  19. VGA
  20. DVI Cables
  21. HDMI Cables
  22. Audio Cables
  23. USB Cables and Thunderbolt USB
  24. Computer Power Cords
  25. Demo- Ports, Cables, and Connectors Hardware
  26. Chapter 10 Review
  27. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 12-Managing Printers

(Duration: 44m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Managing Printers
  3. Types of Printers
  4. Laser Printers
  5. Inkjet Printers
  6. Dot Matrix Printers
  7. Multifunction Printers
  8. Cloud-based Printers
  9. Thermal Printers
  10. Printer Parts
  11. Printer Connections
  12. Installing Printers
  13. Printer Troubleshooting
  14. Demo – Printer Install
  15. Demo – Managing Printers
  16. Chapter 12 Review
  17. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 14- Preventive Maintenance

(Duration: 29m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Preventive Maintenance
  3. Preventive Tasks
  4. Preventive Maintenance Tools- Outside
  5. Preventive Maintenance Tools- Inside
  6. Common Issues
  7. Demo- Preventive Maintenance Hardware
  8. Chapter 14 Review
  9. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 16 -Operating Systems

(Duration: 1h 39m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Operating Systems
  3. Big 3- Windows, Linux, and Mac
  4. Applications
  5. Windows Versions
  6. Windows 10 Overview
  7. Demo- Windows 10
  8. Linux
  9. Mac
  10. Operating System Versions
  11. Paging Memory
  12. Choosing a Filesystem
  13. The Registry
  14. Tools and Configuration Utilities
  15. Demo- Control Panel
  16. Security and Maintenance
  17. Windows Security
  18. System
  19. Power Options
  20. Storage Spaces
  21. Computer Drives
  22. Configuration
  23. Remote Assistance
  24. Demo- Remote Assistance
  25. Files
  26. Installation and Upgrades for Windows
  27. Installation
  28. Demo- Operating Systems Command Prompt
  29. Demo – Operating Systems Administrative Tools
  30. Demo – Operating Systems Migration
  31. Demo – Operating Systems Configurations
  32. Chapter 16 Review
  33. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 18 -Applications Utility, Troubleshooting, and Optimization

(Duration: 1h 4m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Applications Utility, Troubleshooting, and Optimization
  3. Installing, Removing, and Repairing Applications
  4. Windows Compatibility Modes
  5. Optimizing the Windows Environment
  6. Performance Monitors
  7. Virtual Memory
  8. Troubleshooting Utilities
  9. System Configuration Utility
  10. Computer Management
  11. Error Codes
  12. Demo – Applications Utility
  13. Demo – Troubleshooting Utility
  14. Demo – Optimization
  15. Chapter 18 Review
  16. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 20 -Networking and Wireless Connections

(Duration: 59m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Networking and Wireless Connections
  3. Peer-to-Peer
  4. Server Networks
  5. Topology
  6. Bus
  7. Star
  8. Ring
  9. Network Protocols
  10. Networking Devices
  11. Ways to Network a Computer
  12. Wireless Communications
  13. Securing Routers
  14. Installing a Network Adapter
  15. Troubleshooting Networks
  16. Demo- Networking and Wireless Connections
  17. Chapter 20 Reviewv
  18. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 22 -Cloud Computing

(Duration: 46m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Cloud Computing
  3. Overview
  4. Benefits and Risks
  5. Deployment Models
  6. Cloud Characteristics
  7. Planning
  8. Cloud Computing Technologies
  9. Architecture
  10. Infrastructure
  11. Cloud Models
  12. Virtualization
  13. Security
  14. Demo- Cloud Storage
  15. Chapter 22 Review
  16. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)
This course includes
  • about 15.30 hours on-demand video
  • 23 downloadable Pdf Workbooks
  • Unlimited time access (During Membership)
  • Access on mobile and Desktop
  • Certificate of Completion

Course Features Include:

  • Expert Lectures
    Learn on-demand from top instructors who are industry subject matter experts. Our highly certified expert instructors possess a superior understanding of the subject matter in their fields and have the ability to convey this knowledge in an effective, engaging, and professional manner to a wide audience.

  • Certificates of Completion
    Upon completion of a series of courses you can earn a certificate of completion from Career Academy. Certificates of Completion will display your full name, course completed, as well as the date of completion. Students have the ability to print this out or save it digitally to showcase your accomplishment.

  • PowerPoint Visuals:
    Many of the in-depth theories and processes discussed in our courses can be learned most efficiently through the detailed PowerPoint slides presented. These visuals are accompanied by an instructor voice-over to provide our students with a clear, efficient, and complete presentation of concepts.

  • Professional Development Activities
    Students are provided access to professional development activity files which allow for an individual to test out course theories and apply the knowledge they earned from the course.

  • Review Quizzes
    Once a course is completed, test your knowledge by taking our course review quiz! Students have the ability to retake any review quizzes as many times as they wish to ensure they understand the material or to improve upon their scores.

  • Mobile Access
    With our universal course player, you can learn from your computer, tablet as well as mobile devices. Keep up with your training on the go!

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