CompTIA A+ Certification Prep Series

CompTIA A+ Certification Prep Series

This CompTIA A+ prep bundle includes three essential courses that will equip you for the prestigious CompTIA A+ Certification. Explore the inner workings of computers, gain hands-on experience with real-world hardware configurations, and master the art of troubleshooting in the first course.

Prepare yourself for the A+ certification exam by diving deep into virtualization, multifunction devices, and various operating systems, including Windows, macOS, and Linux. Take your knowledge to the next level and become a certified tech with expert guidance.

In the final course of the A+ certification series, learn the crucial skills of selecting, installing, and servicing video, sound, and portable computers. Discover the intricacies of networking, security, and effective troubleshooting. Gear up for success with our comprehensive CompTIA A+ certification prep!

Embark on your journey today and unlock endless possibilities in the world of computer technology.

72 Course Hrs
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Throughout this three-part online CompTIA A+ course, you will learn everything you need to prepare for the 220-1101/1102 exams and launch your career as a certified technician. From techniques taught by tech masters for understanding and troubleshooting all sorts of computers to learning about operating systems from installation to operations, maintenance to troubleshooting, and virtualization and virtual machines.

You will also explore the many aspects of PC and network security and discover how to configure and troubleshoot tablets and smartphones.

The CompTIA A+ Certification Prep 1: Hardware course teaches you about the hardware common to nearly every personal computer, including microprocessors, RAM, power supplies, motherboards, UEFI/BIOS, the system setup utility, the expansion bus, and input/output devices.

The CompTIA A+ Certification Prep 2: Software course picks up where the CompTIA® A+ Certification Prep 1: Hardware course left off and dives into Windows, macOS, and Linux.

The CompTIA A+ Certification Prep 3: Networking/Security course focuses on fun and practical technology. You will learn how to select, install, and service sound and display components, and how to set up, maintain, and troubleshoot wired and wireless networks.

Note: Students need to complete CompTIA A+ Certification Prep 1: Hardware, CompTIA A+ Certification Prep 2: Software, and CompTIA A+ Certification Prep 3: Networking/Security to properly prepare to sit for the A+ certification exam.

Series bundles are not eligible for partial drops or refunds. Transfers to other open sessions of the same course are available. Please refer to your school for additional details regarding drops, transfers, and refunds on Series bundles.

Syllabus

  1. CompTIA® A+ Certification Prep 1: Hardware
    1. The Art of the Tech
    2. Desktop PC Basics
    3. Laptop PC Basics
    4. Maintenance and Safety Precautions
    5. Central Processing Units and RAM
    6. Motherboards and Cases
    7. Powering the PC
    8. Input Devices
    9. Storage Technologies
    10. Working with Storage Devices
    11. Removable Media and RAID
    12. Operational Procedures
  2. CompTIA® A+ Certification Prep 2: Software
    1. Understanding Operating Systems
    2. Installing Windows
    3. Starting Windows and Managing User Accounts
    4. Customizing and Configuring Windows
    5. Using Windows Utilities
    6. Exploring macOS and Linux
    7. Working at a Command Prompt
    8. Troubleshooting Windows Startup and System Issues
    9. Troubleshooting Windows Performance and Application Issues
    10. Virtual Machines and Remote Access
    11. Printers and Multifunction Devices
    12. Installing and Troubleshooting Printers and Multifunction Devices
  3. CompTIA® A+ Certification Prep 3: Networking/Security
    1. Video Technologies
    2. Multimedia
    3. Essentials of Networking
    4. Local Area Networking
    5. Wireless Networking
    6. Internet Connections and Cloud Computing
    7. Internet Protocols and Troubleshooting
    8. Facility and Workstation Security
    9. Authentication and Data Security
    10. Network Security
    11. Understanding Mobile Devices
    12. Care and Feeding of Mobile Devices

Requirements

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take this course series.

Note: Students need to complete CompTIA A+ Certification Prep 1: Hardware, CompTIA A+ Certification Prep 2: Software, and CompTIA A+ Certification Prep 3: Networking/Security to properly prepare to sit for the A+ certification exam.


Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.

You should have access to a hard drive that you can install, format, and partition, and to a couple of Plug and Play devices that you can practice installing. Because of the dangers of electro-static discharge (to the machine), you are not required to tear apart your own primary computer.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 10 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Microsoft Word Online
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

Instructor

Mike Meyers

Mike Meyers, also known as the "Alpha Geek," is widely recognized as the leading authority on CompTIA Certifications in the industry. He co-founded Total Seminars, LLC and National Cyber Group, LLC, and has been providing PC and network repair seminars, books, videos, and courseware to thousands of organizations worldwide. With his extensive experience in the computer and network repair industry since 1987, Mike has worked as a technician, instructor, author, consultant, and speaker.

Mike is the author of several popular PC books and videos, including the best-selling CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide and CompTIA Network+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide. He also serves as the series editor for the highly successful Mike Meyers' Certification Passport series and the Mike Meyers' Guide to series. Mike has sold over a million IT and certification books.

Instructor Interaction: The instructor looks forward to interacting with learners in the online moderated discussion area to share their expertise and answer any questions you may have on the course content.

Instructor-Moderated Course Code: B14570