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CBT Nuggets CompTIA A+ 220-901 Initial Outline


The A+ Course:

This A+ course ensures students can assemble the appropriate PC, mobile, or networking components based on client requirements. Students will also be able to install these devices including their software. Customer support is another emphasis, including intense troubleshooting of common problems found today.

The Outline:

  1. Course Introduction
  2. Meet Darth Radar
  4. Motherboards
  5. RAM
  6. PC Expansion Cards
  7. Storage Devices
  8. CPUs
  9. PC Interfaces
  10. Power Supplies
  11. Build the Right PC
  12. Display Devices
  13. PC Cables and Connectors
  14. Common Peripherals
  15. SOHO Multifunction Devices
  16. Print Technologies
  17. Printer Maintenance
  18. Network Cables and Connectors
  19. TCP/IP
  20. TCP vs UDP
  21. WiFi
  22. SOHO Wireless
  23. Internet Connections
  24. Network Devices
  25. Networking Tools
  26. Laptops
  27. Meet R2MAC2
  28. Laptop Displays
  29. Laptop Features
  30. Other Mobile Devices
  31. Mobile Accessories and Ports
  32. Troubleshooting PC Hardware
  33. Troubleshooting Storage
  34. Troubleshooting Video
  35. Troubleshooting Networking
  36. Troubleshooting Mobile Devices
  37. Troubleshooting Printers

CompTIA A+ 220-901 to Begin at CBT Nuggets!

The New A+

The New A+ Overview:

The new year brings an updated CompTIA A+ Certification, and CBT Nuggets is excited to bring two new courses to you – 220-901 and 220-902. The 220-901 course begins on January 4, 2016!

Do you want to be a huge success in the incredibly exciting field of Information Technology? Welcome to your starting point – the CompTIA A+ certification. This engaging and super fun course from CBT Nuggets teaches the most common hardware and software technologies in business today and ensures that students can go on to support complex IT infrastructures. CompTIA A+ is one of the most powerful and recognized certifications in all of Information Technology!

Recommended skills:

  • Basic computer and Internet usage skills

Recommended equipment:

  • Computers
  • Laptops
  • Mobile devices
  • Basic router and switch

Related certifications:

  • CompTIA A+

Related job functions:

  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Field Service Technician
  • IT Support Technician
  • IT Support Administrator

Course details:

In order to receive the powerful A+ certification, a candidate must pass two exams. The first exam is CompTIA A+ 220-901. This course provides the information and strategies required to pass this exam and succeed in the rich field of IT Support. This course will teach students these valuable skills:

  • Assemble computer and networking components based on customer requirements
  • Install, configure and maintain devices, PCs, and software
  • Understand the basics of networking and security/forensics
  • Properly diagnose, resolve, and document common hardware and software issues
  • Apply troubleshooting skills
  • Provide appropriate customer support
  • Understand the basics of virtualization, desktop imaging, and deployment

This course is not to be missed by any student looking to launch their career in Information Technology, or anyone interested in refreshing their skills.