220-901 & 220-902 : CompTIA A+ Complete Study Guide

CompTIA A+ Complete Study Guide
ISBN : 9781616916244
Includes:
142+ Videos
217+ Test Prepkits
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Gain hands-on expertise in CompTIA 220-901 & 220-902 exam with CompTIA A+ Complete Study Guide. The course covers all the objectives of 220-901 & 220-902 exams and provides the expertise and technical knowledge required to install, configure, and maintain devices, PCs and software for end users; proper and safe 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

CompTIA A+ exam is globally recognized, vendor-neutral credential designed for IT professionals. 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.

Lessons
Lessons
27+
Exercises
460+
Quizzes
217+
Flashcards
335+
Glossary of terms
335+
Test prep
Pre-assessment Questions
171+
Full Length Tests
6+
Post-Assessment Questions
97+

Videos and How To..

uCertify course includes videos to help understand concepts. It also includes How Tos that help learners with how to accomplish certain tasks.

Video Lessons
Videos
142+
Hours
15:07+
Exam FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam?

CompTIA recommends the following:

  • 9 to 12 months hands-on experience in the lab or field
What is the exam registration fee? USD 211 per exam.
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?
  • 220-901: 675
  • 220-902: 700

(on a scale of 0-900)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the A+ examination, CompTIA's retake policies are:

  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 14 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 220-901-220-902, 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

  • Identifying Components of Motherboard
  • Identifying Purposes and Characteristics of Processors
  • Identifying Purposes and Characteristics of Memory
  • Identifying Purposes and Characteristics of Cooling Systems
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Identifying Purposes and Characteristics of Storage Devices
  • Identifying Purposes and Characteristics of Power Supplies
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Installing and Configuring Expansion Cards
  • Identifying Characteristics of Connectors and Cables
  • Input Devices
  • Output Devices
  • Input and Output Devices
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Display Types and Settings
  • Understanding Video Standards and Technologies
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Standard Thick Clients
  • Graphic and CAD/CAM Design Workstations
  • Audio/Video Editing Workstations
  • Virtualization Workstations
  • Gaming PCs
  • Home Theater PCs
  • Thin Clients
  • Home Server PCs
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Networking Principles
  • Identifying Common Network Hardware
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding TCP/IP
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Wireless Networking
  • Installing and Configuring SOHO Networks
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Laptop Architecture
  • Disassembling and Reassembling Laptops
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Mobile Devices
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Print Technologies and Imaging Processes
  • Installing and Configuring Printers
  • Performing Printer Maintenance and Upgrades
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Troubleshooting Core Hardware Issues
  • Troubleshooting Mobile Devices, Printers, and Networking
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Operating Systems
  • Going Virtual
  • Preparing for the Exam
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Interacting with Operating Systems
  • Administrative Tools
  • Disk Management
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Windows Editions
  • Installing Windows 8
  • Windows 8 Boot Methods
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Windows 7 Editions
  • Installing Windows 7
  • The Windows 7 Boot Sequences
  • Windows 7 Features
  • Windows 7 Administrative Tools
  • Unique Control Panel Utilities
  • Networking and Windows 7
  • Windows 7 System Performance and Optimization
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Windows Vista Editions
  • Installing Windows Vista
  • The Windows Vista Boot Sequences
  • Windows Vista Features
  • Windows Vista Administrative Tools
  • Distinctive Utilities
  • Networking and Windows Vista
  • Vista System Performance and Optimization
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Best Practices
  • Tools
  • Features
  • Basic Linux Commands
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Common Prevention Methods
  • Common Security Threats
  • Workstation Security Best Practices
  • Working with Windows OS Security Settings
  • Mobile Device Security
  • Destruction and Disposal Methods
  • Securing a SOHO Network (Wireless)
  • Securing a SOHO Network (Wired)
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Network Services
  • Understanding Cloud Computing and Virtualization
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Mobile Operating Systems
  • Network Connectivity and Email
  • Mobile Device Synchronization
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Troubleshooting Theory
  • Troubleshooting Operating Systems
  • Troubleshooting Security Issues
  • Troubleshooting Mobile Issues
  • Troubleshooting Mobile Security Issues
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Safety Procedures
  • Understanding Environmental Controls
  • Understanding Policies, Licensing, and Privacy
  • Demonstrating Professionalism
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Videos: 220-901
  • Videos: 220-902