CompTIA A+® Certification Training

Course 445

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Exam Voucher: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Level: Intermediate

Start your IT career on the right foot with CompTIA A+ Certification Training. Earning an A+ certification demonstrates that you possess the skills necessary to support enterprise IT infrastructures. In addition, this CompTIA A+ training course provides foundational knowledge of today's most relevant technologies, so you can confidently conduct the tasks necessary to maintain your organization's IT environment.

In addition to preparing for the CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1101) and Core 2 (220-1102) exams — required for CompTIA A+ Certification — this training provides the skills to install, configure, and optimize personal computer hardware and operating systems. This course includes a CompTIA A+ EBook, practice assessment questions, short video clips, examples, and exam vouchers.

Passing the CompTIA A+ Certification Exam meets U.S. DoD Directive 8140/8570.01 Technical (IAT) Level-I requirements.

CompTIA A+ Training Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

  • Blended Instructor-Led and On-Demand Training

CompTIA A+ Training Information

In this A+ Certification course, you will learn how to:

  • Prepare to pass the CompTIA A+ 220-1101 and 220-1102 certification exams.
  • Exclusive LinkedIn group membership for peer and SME community support.
  • Apply tools and troubleshooting techniques for PCs and laptops.
  • Configure and optimize personal computers and laptops.
  • Evaluate Windows configuration and upgrading options.
  • CompTIA A+ exam voucher, CompTIA A+ Ebook, labs, and practice questions included.

A+ Certification Training Prerequisites

You should have 9 to 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

A+ Certification Information

  • You must earn 20 CompTIA CEUs over three years to maintain A+ certification.
  • Maintain your CompTIA certification with CEU-approved training.
  • This is a CompTIA certification prep course.

CompTIA A+ Instructor-Led Training Outline

  • Explain Cable Types and Connectors
  • Install and Configure Motherboards
  • Explain Legacy Cable Types
  • Install and Configure Power Supplies and Cooling 
  • Select and Install Storage Devices 
  • Install and Configure System Memory 
  • Install and Configure CPUs 
  • Apply Troubleshooting Methodology 
  • Configure BIOS/UEFI 
  • Troubleshoot Power and Disk Issues 
  • Troubleshoot System and Display Issues 
  • Compare Network Types 
  • Compare Networking Hardware 
  • Explain Network Cable Types 
  • Compare Wireless Networking Types 
  • Compare Internet Connection Types 
  • Use Basic TCP/IP Concepts 
  • Compare Protocols and Ports 
  • Compare Network Configuration Concepts 
    • Summarize Services Provided by Networked Hosts 
    • Compare Internet and Embedded Appliances 
    • Troubleshoot Networks 
    • Summarize Client-Side Virtualization 
    • Summarize Cloud Concepts 
      • Set Up Mobile Devices and Peripherals 
      • Configure Mobile Device Apps 
      • Install and Configure Laptop Hardware 
      • Troubleshoot Mobile Device Issues 
        • Deploy Printer and Multifunction Devices 
        • Replace Print Device Consumables 
        • Troubleshoot Print Device Issues 
          • Configure Windows User Settings 
          • Configure Windows System Settings 
          • Use Management Consoles 
          • Use Performance and Troubleshooting Tools 
          • Use Command-line Tools 
          • Explain OS Types  
          • Compare Windows Editions
            • Perform OS Installations and Upgrades 
            • Install and Configure Applications  
            • Troubleshoot Windows OS Problems 
              • Manage Windows Networking  
              • Troubleshoot Windows Networking  
              • Configure Windows Security Settings  
              • Manage Windows Shares
              • Identify Features of Linux  
              • Identify Features of macOS
              • Explain Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities  
              • Compare Wireless Security Protocols  
              • Configure SOHO Router Security  
              • Summarize Security Measures 
              • Configure Workstation Security  
              • Configure Browser Security  
              • Troubleshoot Workstation Security Issues 
              • Configure Mobile OS Security  
              • Troubleshoot Mobile OS and App Software  
              • Troubleshoot Mobile OS and App Security 
              • Use Remote Access Technologies 
              • Implement Backup and Recovery 
              • Explain Data Handling Best Practices 
              • Identify the Basics of Scripting 
              • Implement Best Practice Documentation 
              • Use Proper Communication Techniques 
              • Use Common Safety and Environmental Procedures 

              CompTIA A+ Premium Blended Training

              With the premium training bundle, you'll get unlimited annual access to the following:

              • All 5-day A+ instructor-led events
              • Official on-demand A+ course content
              • Pre-configured labs
              • Exam prep material
              • Exam simulations

              Once payment is received, you will receive details for your Unlimited Access Training Bundle via email. At that time, you may enroll in the event of your choice online via your My Learning Tree dashboard or by contacting our customer service team for assistance.

              HARDWARE

              • Overview
              • Configure BIOS And UEFI Settings
              • Motherboard Components
              • Motherboard Components Part 2
              • Motherboard Components Part 3
              • RAM Types And Features
              • RAM Types And Features Part 2
              • PC Expansion Cards
              • Install And Configure Storage Devices
              • Install And Configure Storage Devices Part 2
              • Install And Configure Storage Devices Part 3
              • CPUs And Appropriate Cooling
              • CPUs And Appropriate Cooling Part 2
              • PC Connections And Characteristics
              • PC Connections And Characteristics Part 2
              • PC Connections And Characteristics Part 3
              • Power Supplies
              • Custom PCs
              • Display Devices
              • Common Peripheral Devices
              • SOHO, MFDs And Printers
              • Printer Technologies
              • Printer Maintenance

              NETWORKING

              • Network Cables And Connectors
              • TCP/IP Characteristics
              • TCP/IP Characteristics Part 2
              • TCP/IP Characteristics Part 3
              • TCP/IP Characteristics Part 4
              • TCP/IP Characteristics Part 5
              • Common Ports And Protocols
              • WiFi Standards And Encryption
              • Install SOHO Wireless/Wired Router
              • Internet Connections And Network Types
              • Internet Connections And Network Types Part 2
              • Network Architecture Devices

              MOBILE DEVICES

              • Laptop Hardware And Components
              • Laptop Hardware And Components Part 2
              • Laptop Hardware And Components Part 3
              • Mobile Devices

              HARDWARE AND NETWORK TROUBLESHOOTING

              • Common Mobo, RAM, CPU And Power Issues
              • Motherboard, RAM, CPU And Power Issues Part 2
              • Motherboard, RAM, CPU And Power Issues Part 3
              • Troubleshooting Hard Drives And RAID Arrays
              • Troubleshooting Hard Drives And RAID Arrays Part 2
              • Troubleshooting Hard Drives And RAID Arrays Part 3
              • Common Video, Projector And Display Issues
              • Common Wired/Wireless Network Issues
              • Common Wired/Wireless Network Issues Part 2
              • Common Wired/Wireless Network Issues Part 3
              • Common Mobile Device Issues
              • Common Mobile Device Issues Part 2
              • Troubleshooting Printers

              WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEMS

              • Overview
              • Features Of Windows
              • Features Of Windows Part 2
              • Features Of Windows Part 3
              • Features Of Windows Part 4
              • Installing Windows
              • Installing Windows Part 2
              • Installing Windows Part 3
              • Microsoft Command Prompt
              • Microsoft Command Prompt Part 2
              • Microsoft Command Prompt Part 3
              • Windows Tools
              • Windows Tools Part 2
              • Windows Tools Part 3
              • Windows Tools Part 4
              • Windows Tools Part 5
              • Control Panel Utilities
              • Control Panel Utilities Part 2
              • Windows Client Networking
              • Windows Client Networking Part 2
              • Windows Client Networking Part 3
              • Windows Client Networking Part 4
              • Preventive Maintenance Procedures
              • Preventive Maintenance Procedures Part 2

              OTHER OPERATING SYSTEMS & TECHNOLOGIES

              • Mac OS And Linux Features
              • Mac OS And Linux Features Part 2
              • Mac OS And Linux Features Part 3
              • Client-Side Virtualization
              • Basic Cloud Concepts
              • Networked Hosts Services
              • Mobile Operating System Features
              • Mobile Device Connectivity, Email And Syncing
              • Mobile Device Connectivity, Email, Syncing Part 2

              SECURITY

              • Threats And Vulnerabilities
              • Common Prevention Methods
              • Windows Security Settings
              • Windows Security Settings Part 2
              • Windows Security Settings Part 3
              • Workstation Security
              • Workstation Security Part 2
              • Securing Mobile Devices
              • Data Destruction And Disposal
              • Securing SOHO Networks

              SOFTWARE TROUBLESHOOTING

              • Troubleshoot PC Operating Systems
              • Troubleshoot PC Operating Systems Part 2
              • Troubleshoot PC Operating Systems Part 3
              • Troubleshoot PC Security Issues
              • Troubleshoot PC Security Issues Part 2
              • Troubleshoot PC Security Issues Part 3
              • Common Mobile OS Issues
              • Common Mobile OS Issues Part 2
              • Common Mobile OS Security Issues

              OPERATIONAL PROCEDURES

              • Safety Procedures
              • Environmental Impact And Controls
              • Privacy, Licenses And Policy Concepts
              • Communication And Professionalism
              • CompTIA's Troubleshooting Theory
              • CompTIA's Troubleshooting Theory Part 2

              Lesson 1: Installing Motherboards and Connectors 

              • Explain Cable Types and Connectors 
              • Install and Configure Motherboards 
              • Explain Legacy Cable Types 

              Lesson 2: Installing System Devices 

              • Install and Configure Power Supplies and Cooling 
              • Select and Install Storage Devices 
              • Install and Configure System Memory 
              • Install and Configure CPUs 

              Lesson 3: Troubleshooting PC Hardware 

              • Apply Troubleshooting Methodology 
              • Configure BIOS/UEFI 
              • Troubleshoot Power and Disk Issues 
              • Troubleshoot System and Display Issues 

              Lesson 4: Comparing Local Networking Hardware 

              • Compare Network Types 
              • Compare Networking Hardware 
              • Explain Network Cable Types 
              • Compare Wireless Networking Types 

              Lesson 5: Configuring Network Addressing and Internet Connections 

              • Compare Internet Connection Types 
              • Use Basic TCP/IP Concepts 
              • Compare Protocols and Ports 
              • Compare Network Configuration Concepts 

              Lesson 6: Supporting Network Services 

              • Summarize Services Provided by Networked Hosts 
              • Compare Internet and Embedded Appliances 
              • Troubleshoot Networks 

              Lesson 7: Summarizing Virtualization and Cloud Concepts 

              • Summarize Client-Side Virtualization 
              • Summarize Cloud Concepts 
              • Lesson 8: Supporting Mobile Devices 
              • Set Up Mobile Devices and Peripherals 
              • Configure Mobile Device Apps 
              • Install and Configure Laptop Hardware 
              • Troubleshoot Mobile Device Issues 

              Lesson 9: Supporting Print Devices 

              • Deploy Printer and Multifunction Devices 
              • Replace Print Device Consumables 
              • Troubleshoot Print Device Issues 

              Lesson 10: Configuring Windows 

              • Configure Windows User Settings 
              • Configure Windows System Settings 

              Lesson 11: Managing Windows 

              • Use Management Consoles 
              • Use Performance and Troubleshooting Tools 
              •  Use Command-line Tools 

              Lesson 12: Identifying OS Types and Features 

              • Explain OS Types 
              • Compare Windows Editions 

              Lesson 13: Supporting Windows 

              • Perform OS Installations and Upgrades 
              • Install and Configure Applications 
              • Troubleshoot Windows OS Problems 

              Lesson 14: Managing Windows Networking 

              • Manage Windows Networking 
              • Troubleshoot Windows Networking 
              • Configure Windows Security Settings 
              • Manage Windows Shares 

              Lesson 15: Managing Linux and macOS 

              • Identify Features of Linux 
              • Identify Features of macOS 

              Lesson 16: Configuring SOHO Network Security 

              • Explain Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities 
              • Compare Wireless Security Protocols 
              • Configure SOHO Router Security 
              • Summarize Security Measures 

              Lesson 17: Managing Security Settings 

              • Configure Workstation Security 
              • Configure Browser Security 
              • Troubleshoot Workstation Security Issues 

              Lesson 18: Supporting Mobile Software 

              • Configure Mobile OS Security 
              • Troubleshoot Mobile OS and App Software 
              • Troubleshoot Mobile OS and App Security 

              Lesson 19: Using Support and Scripting Tools 

              • Use Remote Access Technologies 
              • Implement Backup and Recovery 
              • Explain Data Handling Best Practices 
              • Identify the Basics of Scripting 

              Lesson 20: Implementing Operational Procedures 

              • Implement Best Practice Documentation 
              • Use Proper Communication Techniques 
              • Use Common Safety and Environmental Procedures

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              CompTIA A+ Certification Training FAQs

              CompTIA A+ Certification Training is a course that teaches individuals the skills required to support enterprise IT infrastructures. It provides foundational knowledge of today's most relevant technologies, including personal computer hardware and operating systems. 
              The course prepares individuals for the CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1101) and Core 2 (220-1102) exams, which are required for CompTIA A+ Certification.

              Passing the CompTIA A+ Certification Exam meets U.S. DoD Directive 8570.01 Technical Level-I requirements.

              CompTIA A+ Certification Training is available in two delivery methods: in-person and online.

              You should have 9 to 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

              The CompTIA A+ Premium Blended Training is a training bundle that provides unlimited annual access to all 5-day A+ instructor-led events, official on-demand A+ course content, pre-configured labs, exam prep material, and exam simulations.

              Once payment is received, you will receive an email from Learning Tree with all the links and information you need to get started.

              Once payment is received, you will receive details for your Premium Training Bundle via email. At that time, you may enroll via your My Learning Tree dashboard or contact our customer service team for assistance in enrolling in the event date of your choice.

              Yes, you will receive a CompTIA A+ Study Guide included in your tuition.

              You must take and pass the CompTIA A+ certification exam to earn this certification. Exam vouchers are available upon request and are included in the price of the tuition fee.

              Learning Tree makes the exam voucher available at the request of the students. Recipients will then register with a PearsonVue center to take the exam at their convenience.

              To schedule an in-person exam, you’ll need to go to the CompTIA website and follow the steps provided here.

              Yes, you will receive numerous practice exam questions.

              This course includes a voucher for the CompTIA A+ exam. The Exam voucher is available upon request. Call or email our customer service team, and they will be happy to provide your exam voucher.

              The A+ certification is valid for three years from the date of the exam. After three years, you will need to renew your certification by earning 20 CompTIA CEUs.

              The passing score for the CompTIA A+ 220-1101 and 220-1102 exams is 675 out of 900.

              The cost of the A+ certification exam varies by country. In the United States, the cost of the exam is $226 per exam.

              Log into your CompTIA account and submit your CEUs through their continuing education portals. Many Learning Tree courses are pre-approved for CompTIA CEUs.

              While prior experience is not required to take the A+ certification training, it is recommended that you have 9 to 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

              The In-Person delivery method allows you to attend classes in a physical classroom setting, while the Online delivery method allows you to attend classes remotely from anywhere with an internet connection.

              Passing the CompTIA A+ Certification Exam meets U.S. DoD Directive 8570.01 Technical Level-I requirements.

              Yes, the A+ certification is recognized globally as a validation of foundational skills and knowledge in IT support.

              Yes, you can retake the A+ certification exam if you fail. However, you will need to pay for the exam each time you take it.

              With an A+ certification, you can work in a variety of IT support roles, such as a help desk technician, technical support specialist, or field service technician.

              While CompTIA A+ is not specific to software development, it can be useful for software developers who want to expand their knowledge and skills in hardware and computer systems. For instance, software developers who are working on desktop applications may need to know how to troubleshoot hardware-related issues or how to upgrade computer components.

              CompTIA A+ training covers various topics related to data security and privacy, including access controls, encryption, secure data disposal, and compliance regulations. By understanding these topics, IT professionals can help prevent unauthorized access to sensitive data and ensure that confidential information is protected.

              Penetration testing is a technique used to assess the security of computer systems and networks by simulating an attack from a malicious hacker. It is an important aspect of CompTIA A+ training as it helps IT professionals understand how to identify vulnerabilities in a system and implement measures to prevent attacks.

              Malicious websites can be a serious security threat, and CompTIA A+ training covers techniques to detect and prevent such threats. IT professionals will learn about web security best practices, such as using secure protocols, implementing firewalls, and using anti-malware software. They will also learn how to recognize common signs of malicious websites, such as suspicious URLs or pop-up ads, and how to respond appropriately.