CompTIA A+ Certification Training

CompTIA A+ certification opens the door to an exciting career in computer technology, and ed2go's online program makes training convenient, interactive, and enjoyable.
Temecula, CA P.O. Box 760,, Temecula, CA 92593
(951) 9723600

Course at a Glance

Mode of learning : Online - Instructor Lead(LVC)

Domain / Subject : Engineering & Technology

Function : Information Technology(IT)

Trainer name : Tracey Rossi, Laurel Eismann

Duration : 230 Hours

Difficulty : Medium

CompTIA A+ Certification Training

CompTIA is the Computing Technology Industry Association, and CompTIA™ A+ certification program is the industry standard for validating the skills expected of entry-level computer technicians. CompTIA  A+ certification opens the door to an exciting career in computer technology, and ed2go's online program makes training convenient, interactive, and enjoyable.

The CompTIA A+ program will prepare you for two CompTIA A+ certification exams: CompTIA A+ Exam 220-801 and CompTIA A+ Exam 220-802. Topics covered in the program include motherboards, memory, processors, video, storage media and devices, printers, operating systems, networking, virtualization, mobile devices, security, and more. You will have the opportunity to practice on online lab systems. Gaining CompTIA™ A+ certification assures employers and computer owners that a PC technician has the requisite knowledge to build, upgrade, optimize, troubleshoot, and repair personal computer (PC) systems. This program will allow you to practice in virtual interactive lab environments.

This online program will also prepare you to take your A+ exams; however, the exams and exam vouchers are not offered as a part of the program. It will be your responsibility to set up exam dates and pay for exam fees independent of this online program. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.


Upon successful completion of this program, you will:

  • Master hardware installation
  • Be able to perform routine computer troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance
  • Be familiar with various operating systems and software
  • Understand networking requirements and procedures
  • Implement effective security protocols
  • Understand operational procedures

Understand different mobile device operating system and management features
Be able to configure a virtualized environment using both VMware and Virtual PC
After successfully completing this program, you will also be prepared to sit for the CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 exams and earn your CompTIA A+ Certification. Please note that while we prepare you for these exams in this program, it is your responsibility to pay for and set up exam testing dates independent of your work in this program.


This program is compatible with the Windows XP and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers. This program can be taken on either a Mac or a PC. You'll need to have e-mail capabilities. Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this course.

Note: All elements, except the Online Lab System, are available on Mac computers. Instructors will assist students in setting up a home virtual lab system. 

You will receive a copy of CompTIA A+ Complete Study Guide: Exams 220-801 and 220-802, Sybex upon registration.


To enroll in this program, you should have basic knowledge of computer hardware and operating systems for example, how to power up and log on to a machine, how to use a mouse and keyboard, and basic Microsoft Windows navigation skills.

This program is for you if you're interested in pursuing a career in information technology, specifically related to PC technology. This program will prepare you obtain a CompTIA A+ Certification designation. After completing the program, you're encouraged to set up your own exam dates and times at a testing center close to you. Test fees and dates are not included as part of this program.

Course Syllabus

CompTIA A+ (220-801)

Unit 1

  • Tools, Cases and Basic Components
  • ESD
  • Hardware and Personal Safety
  • MSDS Documentation
  • Environmental Factors
  • Maintenance Procedures
  • Motherboard Form Factors and Components
  • Chipsets and the Bus

Unit 2

  • BIOS and the CMOS
  • The Boot Process
  • CPUs
  • Power
  • RAM

Unit 3

  • Input, Output and Multimedia Devices
  • Device Cables and Connectors
  • Physical Interface Connections
  • Wireless Device Connections
  • Expansion Cards
  • Display Types and Technologies
  • Display Cables and Connectors
  • Designing Custom Computer Systems

Unit 4

  • Laptops
  • Storage Devices
  • Printers

Unit 5

  • Network Types
  • Network Devices
  • Network Tools
  • TCP/IP
  • Network Protocols and Ports
  • Wireless Technologies and Standards

Unit 6

  • Professionalism in the Workplace
  • Dealing with Prohibited Content / Activity

CompTIA A+ (220-802)

Unit 1

  • Operating System Overview
  • Operating System Installation
  • Partitioning and Formatting Disks
  • Operating System Upgrades
  • Transferring Files

Unit 2

  • Windows Features and Control Panel Utilities
  • Administrative Tools
  • Disk Management
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Backup and Restore
  • Windows Recovery Console

Unit 3

  • Configure Networking
  • Remote Desktop Connections
  • TCP/IP Command Line Utilities
  • Virtualization

Unit 4

  • Physical and Digital Security
  • Data Destruction and Disposal
  • Firewall Settings
  • User and Group Management
  • User Authentication
  • File and Folder Permissions and Management
  • Security Policy
  • Wired and Wireless Network Security
  • Troubleshooting Security

Unit 5

  • Troubleshooting Theory
  • Operating System Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
  • Recovery Console
  • MSCONFIG, Task Manager and the Run Line
  • Troubleshooting Internal Components
  • Troubleshooting Hard Drives
  • Troubleshooting Video Issues
  • Troubleshooting Laptops
  • Troubleshooting Printers

Unit 6

  • Troubleshoot Wired and Wireless Networks
  • Mobile Computing Concepts
  • Android vs. iOS
  • Mobile Networking and Security
  • Tablets versus Laptops
  • Synchronizing Mobile Devices


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