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CompTIA A+: A Comprehensive Approach (Exams 220-901 and 220-902)

Gain hands-on expertise in CompTIA A+ certification exam by CompTIA A+ Comprehensive Approach (exams 220-901 and 220-902) course. This covers all the objectives of 220-901 & 220-902 exams and provides the technical knowledge required to install, configure, and maintain devices, PCs and software for end users; properly and safely diagnose, resolve and document common hardware and software issues; assemble components based on customer requirements; provide appropriate customer support; apply troubleshooting skills; and understand the basics of networking and security/forensics.

Here's what you will get

The 220-901 and 220-902 exams are a part of CompTIA's A+ certification. The CompTIA A+ course can benefit you in two ways. Whether you work or plan to work in a mobile or corporate environment where you have a high level of face-to-face customer interaction, where client communication and client training are important, or in an environment with limited customer interaction and an emphasis on hardware activities.

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What are the prerequisites for this exam? CompTIA recommends that candidate should have 9 to 12 months hands-on experience in the lab or field.
What is the exam registration fee? USD 211
Where do I take the exam? Pearson VUE
What is the format of the exam? Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops, and performance-based questions.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 90 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 90 minutes
What is the passing score? 675

(on a scale of 0-900)

What is the exam's retake policy?

CompTIA A+ examination, CompTIA's retake policy is:

  1. CompTIA does not require a waiting period between the first and second attempt to pass such examination. However, if you need a third or subsequent attempt to pass the examination, you shall be required to wait for a period of at least fourteen calendar days from the date of your last attempt before you can retake the exam.
  2. If a Candidate has passed an exam, he/she cannot take it again without prior consent from CompTIA.
  3. A test result found to be in violation of the retake policy will not be processed, which will result in no credit awarded for the test taken. Repeat violators will be banned from participation in the CompTIA Certification Program.
  4. Candidates must pay the exam price each time they attempt the exam. CompTIA does not offer free re-tests or discounts on retakes.
What is the validity of the certification? CompTIA A+ certification expires after three years from the date of issue, after which the certification holder will need to renew their certification via CompTIA's Continuing Education Program.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the LO-Aplus, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • IT Support Technician
  • Field Service Technician
  • IT Support Administrator
  • Technical Support Specialist

Here's what you will learn

  • TOPIC A: Personal Computer Components
  • TOPIC B: Storage Devices
  • TOPIC C: Mobile Digital Devices
  • TOPIC D: Connection Interfaces
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: PC and Mobile Operating Systems
  • TOPIC B: PC Operating System Tools and Utilities
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Network Types
  • TOPIC B: Network Components
  • TOPIC C: Common Network Services
  • TOPIC D: Cloud Concepts
  • TOPIC E: Security Fundamentals
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Basic Maintenance Tools and Techniques
  • TOPIC B: Personal and Electrical Safety
  • TOPIC C: Environmental Safety and Materials Handling
  • TOPIC D: Professionalism and Communication
  • TOPIC E: Organizational Policies and Procedures
  • TOPIC F: Troubleshooting Theory
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Install Display Devices
  • TOPIC B Configure Display Devices
  • TOPIC C: Troubleshoot Video and Display Devices
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Install and Configure Input Devices
  • TOPIC B: Install and Configure Output Devices
  • TOPIC C: Install and Configure Input/Output Devices
  • TOPIC D: Install and Configure Expansion Cards
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Identify Motherboard Components and Features
  • TOPIC B: Install and Configure CPUs and Cooling Systems
  • TOPIC C: Install Power Supplies
  • TOPIC D: Troubleshoot System Components
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Identify RAM Types and Features
  • TOPIC B: Troubleshoot RAM Issues
  • TOPIC C: Install and Configure Storage Devices
  • TOPIC D: Configure the System Firmware
  • TOPIC E: Troubleshoot Hard Drives and RAID Arrays
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Implement Client-Side Virtualization
  • TOPIC B: Install Microsoft Windows
  • TOPIC C: Use Microsoft Windows
  • TOPIC D: Configure Microsoft Windows
  • TOPIC E: Upgrade Microsoft Windows
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Optimize Microsoft Windows
  • TOPIC B: Back Up and Restore System Data
  • TOPIC C: Perform Disk Maintenance
  • TOPIC D: Update Software
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: The OS X Operating System
  • TOPIC B: The Linux Operating System
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Types of Common Business Clients
  • TOPIC B: Custom Client Environments
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: TCP/IP Properties and Characteristics
  • TOPIC C: Internet Connections
  • TOPIC D: Ports and Protocols
  • TOPIC E: Networking Tools
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Configure Basic Windows Networking
  • TOPIC B: Configure Network Perimeters
  • TOPIC C: Using Windows Networking Features
  • TOPIC D: Install and Configure SOHO Networks
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Install and Configure Exterior Laptop Components
  • TOPIC B: Install and Configure Interior Laptop Components
  • TOPIC C: Other Mobile Devices
  • TOPIC D: Mobile Device Accessories and Ports
  • TOPIC E: Mobile Device Connectivity
  • TOPIC F: Mobile Device Synchronization
  • TOPIC G: Troubleshoot Mobile Device Hardware
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Printer and Multifunction Technologies
  • TOPIC B: Install and Configure Printers
  • TOPIC C: Maintain Printers
  • TOPIC D: Troubleshoot Printers
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Common Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
  • TOPIC B: General Security Controls
  • TOPIC C: Mobile Security Controls
  • TOPIC D: Data Destruction and Disposal Methods
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Secure Operating Systems
  • TOPIC B: Secure Workstations
  • TOPIC C: Secure SOHO Networks
  • TOPIC D: Secure Mobile Devices
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Troubleshoot PC Operating Systems
  • TOPIC B: Troubleshoot Mobile Device Operating Systems and Applications
  • TOPIC C: Troubleshoot Wired and Wireless Networks
  • TOPIC D: Troubleshoot Common Security Issues
  • Mapping Course Content to CompTIA A+ Certification Exam 220-901
  • Mapping Course Content to CompTIA A+ Certification Exam 220-902
  • A+ Command Reference
  • A Brief History of Personal Computers
  • About the Exam
  • Motherboards, Processors, and Memory
  • Storage Devices
  • Peripherals and Expansions
  • Understanding Laptops and Mobile Devices
  • TCP/IP and Networking Fundamentals
  • Hardware and Network Troubleshooting
  • Conclusion
  • Introduction
  • Operating Systems Overview and Functions
  • Windows Operating System
  • Control Panel, Installing and Upgrades
  • Graphical and Command line Administrative tools
  • Networking and Security
  • Mac, Linux and Network Operating Systems
  • Virtualization
  • Mobile Devices
  • Threats and Security Concepts
  • Troubleshooting Theory and Models
  • Operational Procedures
  • Software Troubleshooting
  • Conclusion
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CompTIA A+: A Comprehensive Approach (Exams 220-901 and 220-902)
ISBN : 9781616917258
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