LO CompTIA A+ : (Exam 220-901)

Kick start your prep for the CompTIA A+ 220-901 certification exam with the CompTIA A+ 220-901 course and performance-based labs. Performance-based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. The cert guide provides complete coverage of the 220-901 exam objectives and includes topics such as hardware fundamentals, networking fundamentals, supporting display devices, managing system components and much more.

Here's what you will get

CompTIA A+ certification is globally recognized, vendor-neutral credential designed for IT professionals. The 220-901 exam is a part of CompTIA's A+ certification. 220-901 exam covers network connectivity issues, mobile device hardware, networking and troubleshooting hardware, and PC hardware and peripherals.

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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
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.
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: Network Types
  • TOPIC B: Network Components
  • 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: 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 Network Perimeters
  • TOPIC B: Install and Configure SOHO Networks
  • TOPIC C: Troubleshoot Wired and Wireless 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: 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
  • 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

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Identifying computer components
  • Installing motherboard components
  • Installing SMPS and connecting it to the motherboard
  • Identifying mobile devices
  • Identifying additional ports and connectors
  • Identifying video ports and connectors
  • Identifying I/O ports of a motherboard
  • Identifying network components
  • Connecting a keyboard, mouse, and monitor to a computer
  • Extending monitor displays
  • Configuring screen resolution
  • Modifying touchpad settings
  • Connecting speakers to a computer
  • Connecting a monitor and headset to a computer
  • Installing firewire cards
  • Installing expansion cards on a motherboard
  • Installing a PCI sound card
  • Identifying a PCI-bus slot
  • Identifying the motherboard form factors
  • Installing a processor
  • Clearing the CMOS settings
  • Changing the CMOS battery
  • Installing a USB 3.0 PCI Express card (2.0 x4)
  • Identifying a CPU socket
  • Assembling computer components
  • Replacing the power supply
  • Supplying power to a SATA drive
  • Installing memory modules
  • Identifying RAID level characteristics
  • Setting up a boot device priority
  • Enabling hardware virtualization
  • Identifying components of a coaxial cable
  • Identifying types of a cable
  • Removing a damaged network card
  • Connecting the cable modem to access internet
  • Installing a NIC
  • Adding and removing an IPv6 address
  • Connecting a workstation to the LAN and configuring IPv4 properties
  • Identifying network cabling tools
  • Configuring Windows Firewall with advanced security
  • Turning on Windows Firewall
  • Describing 802.11 networking standards
  • Configuring Internet settings on a router
  • Connecting systems to the Internet through a router
  • Identifying a port
  • Installing laptop components
  • Identifying a daisy-wheel printer
  • Understanding the electrophotographic print process
  • Inserting ink cartridges into a printer
  • Connecting a USB printer to a computer
  • Sharing a printer
LO-220-901 LO-220-901
LO CompTIA A+ : (Exam 220-901)
ISBN : 9781616918583
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