Login / Register

CompTIA A+ Basic Option

In order to receive CompTIA A+ certification a candidate must pass two exams. The first exam is CompTIA A+ 220-901 Certification Exam and the second exam is CompTIA A+ 220-902. These exams measures necessary competencies... Show More
Course Prerequisites:
Computer Literacy
Request a Quote

Instructor-Led Training (ILT)

Attend training in a classroom environment at a campus near you. Instructor-led training is still the number one delivery method of choice because it allows you to interact and discuss the training material, either individually or in a group setting, and you gain access to expert knowledge from certified instructors. This form of guided learning is impactful and produces positive learning outcomes. Day, evening and Saturday classes are offered.

10 Days (Bootcamp)

Course Schedule

Upcoming dates for CompTIA A+ Basic Option

Course Content

220-901: CompTIA A+ Hardware

1.1 Given a scenario, configure settings and use BIOS/UEFI tools on a PC.
1.2 Explain the importance of motherboard components, their purpose, and properties.
1.3 Compare and contrast various RAM types and their features.
1.4 Install and configure PC expansion cards.
1.5 Install and configure storage devices and use appropriate media.
1.6 Install various types of CPUs and apply the appropriate cooling methods.
1.7 Compare and contrast various PC connection interfaces, their characteristics and purpose.
1.8 Install a power supply based on given specifications.
1.9 Given a scenario, select the appropriate components for a custom PC configuration, to meet
customer specifications or needs.
1.10 Compare and contrast types of display devices and their features.
1.11 Identify common PC connector types and associated cables.
1.12 Install and configure common peripheral devices.
1.13 Install SOHO multifunction device / printers and configure appropriate settings.
1.14 Compare and contrast differences between the various print technologies and the associated
imaging process.
1.15 Given a scenario, perform appropriate printer maintenance.

See fewer details

220-901: CompTIA A+ Networking

2.1 Identify the various types of network cables and connectors.
2.2 Compare and contrast the characteristics of connectors and cabling.
2.3 Explain the properties and characteristics of TCP/IP.
2.4 Explain common TCP and UDP ports, protocols, and their purpose.
2.5 Compare and contrast various WiFi networking standards and encryption types.
2.6 Given a scenario, install and configure SOHO wireless/wired router and apply appropriate
2.7 Compare and contrast Internet connection types, network types, and their features.
2.8 Compare and contrast network architecture devices, their functions, and features.
2.9 Given a scenario, use appropriate networking tools.

+ See more details

220-901: CompTIA A+ Mobile Devices

3.1 Install and configure laptop hardware and components.
3.2 Explain the function of components within the display of a laptop.
3.3 Given a scenario, use appropriate laptop features.
3.4 Explain the characteristics of various types of other mobile devices.
3.5 Compare and contrast accessories & ports of other mobile devices.

+ See more details

220-901: CompTIA A+ Hardware and Network Troubleshooting

4.1 Given a scenario, troubleshoot common problems related to motherboards, RAM, CPU and
power with appropriate tools.
4.2 Given a scenario, troubleshoot hard drives and RAID arrays with appropriate tools.
4.3 Given a scenario, troubleshoot common video, projector and display issues.
4.4 Given a scenario, troubleshoot wired and wireless networks with appropriate tools.
4.5 Given a scenario, troubleshoot and repair common mobile device issues while adhering to the
appropriate procedures.
4.6 Given a scenario, troubleshoot printers with appropriate tools.

+ See more details

220-902: CompTIA A+ Windows Operating Systems

1.1 Compare and contrast various features and requirements of Microsoft Operating
Systems (Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1).
1.2 Given a scenario, install Windows PC operating systems using appropriate methods.
1.3 Given a scenario, apply appropriate Microsoft command line tools.
1.4 Given a scenario, use appropriate Microsoft operating system features and tools.
1.5 Given a scenario, use Windows Control Panel utilities.
1.6 Given a scenario, install and configure Windows networking on a client/desktop.
1.7 Perform common preventive maintenance procedures using the appropriate Windows

+ See more details

220-902: CompTIA A+ Other Operating Systems and Technologies

2.1 Identify common features and functionality of the Mac OS and Linux operating
2.2 Given a scenario, setup and use client-side virtualization.
2.3 Identify basic cloud concepts.
2.4 Summarize the properties and purpose of services provided by networked hosts.
2.5 Identify basic features of mobile operating systems.
2.6 Install and configure basic mobile device network connectivity and email.
2.7 Summarize methods and data related to mobile device synchronization.

+ See more details

220-902: CompTIA A+ Security

3.1 Identify common security threats and vulnerabilities.
3.2 Compare and contrast common prevention methods.
3.3 Compare and contrast differences of basic Windows OS security settings.
3.4 Given a scenario, deploy and enforce security best practices to secure a workstation.
3.5 Compare and contrast various methods for securing mobile devices.
3.6 Given a scenario, use appropriate data destruction and disposal methods.
3.7 Given a scenario, secure SOHO wireless and wired networks

+ See more details

220-902: CompTIA A+ Software Troubleshooting

4.1 Given a scenario, troubleshoot PC operating system problems with appropriate tools.
4.2 Given a scenario, troubleshoot common PC security issues with appropriate tools and
best practices.
4.3 Given a scenario, troubleshoot common mobile OS and application issues with
appropriate tools.
4.4 Given a scenario, troubleshoot common mobile OS and application security issues

+ See more details

220-902: CompTIA A+ Operational Procedures

5.1 Given a scenario, use appropriate safety procedures.
5.2 Given a scenario with potential environmental impacts, apply the appropriate
5.3 Summarize the process of addressing prohibited content/activity, and explain privacy,
5.4 Demonstrate proper communication techniques and professionalism.
5.5 Given a scenario, explain the troubleshooting theory.

+ See more details

CTU Training Solutions , Updated: July 25th, 2019

Share with friends

Request a Quote

Your Name
Your Surname
Contact Number
Your Email
Which campus would you like to study at?
Your job title
Will your training be sponsored?
The course information above is subject to change without notification due to market trends in the industry, legislation and/or programme version updates. Terms and Conditions

Join the CTU community

Join the CTU Community Portal and gain access to superior resources.

Join for Free