CompTIA A+ (220-1001)


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Get certified for the CompTIA A+ certification exam with CompTIA A+ (220-1001) course and lab. The lab is cloud-based, device-enabled, and can easily be integrated with an LMS. CompTIA A+ 220-1001 study guide provides complete coverage of the CompTIA A+ exam objectives and helps you learn how to install and support Windows OS including command line & client support, troubleshoot device and network issues, and so on.

Here's what you will get

CompTIA A+ certification is a vendor-neutral industry-supported credential targeted at IT professionals. CompTIA Core Series 220-1001 and 220-1002 exams are updated versions of the 901 and 902 exams. To earn the CompTIA A+ Core Series certification candidates need to pass both the 200-1001 and 220-1002 exams. The 220-1001 exam validates expertise to work with mobile devices, networking technology, hardware, virtualization, and cloud computing.


16+ Lessons | 280+ Quizzes | 94+ Flashcards | 106+ Glossary of terms


90+ Pre Assessment Questions | 3+ Full Length Tests | 114+ Post Assessment Questions | 270+ Practice Test Questions

Hands-On Labs

64+ LiveLab | 61+ Video tutorials | 01:18+ Hours

Video Lessons

45+ Videos | 15:24+ Hours

Here's what you will learn

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Lessons 1: Introduction

  • What Is A+ Certification?
  • What Does This Course Cover?
  • The CompTIA A+ Exam Objectives
  • A+ Certification Exam Objectives: 220-1001

Lessons 2: Motherboards, Processors, and Memory

  • Understanding Motherboards
  • Understanding Processors
  • Understanding Memory
  • Understanding Cooling Systems
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lessons 3: Internal Expansion, Storage Devices, and Power Supplies

  • Installing and Configuring Expansion Cards
  • Understanding Storage Devices
  • Understanding Power Supplies
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lessons 4: Peripherals and Connectors

  • Understanding Cables and Connectors
  • Understanding Uses of Peripheral Devices
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lessons 5: Custom PC Configurations

  • Exploring Custom Configurations
  • Thin Clients
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lessons 6: Installing and Configuring Printers

  • Understanding Print Technologies and Imaging Processes
  • Installing and Maintaining Printers
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lessons 7: Networking Fundamentals

  • Understanding Networking Principles
  • Identifying Common Network Hardware
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lessons 8: Introduction to TCP/IP

  • Understanding TCP/IP
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lessons 9: Installing Wireless and SOHO Networks

  • Understanding Wireless Networking Technologies
  • Installing and Configuring SOHO Networks
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lessons 10: Network Services, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing

  • Understanding Network Services
  • Understanding Virtualization and Cloud Computing
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lessons 11: Understanding Laptops

  • Working with Laptops
  • Input Devices
  • Internal Expansion
  • Laptop Displays
  • External Peripherals
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lessons 12: Understanding Mobile Devices

  • Understanding Mobile Devices
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lessons 13: Mobile Device Connectivity and Synchronization

  • Understanding Network Connectivity and Email
  • Configuring Mobile Device Synchronization
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lessons 14: Troubleshooting Methodology and Resolving Core Hardware Problems

  • Using the Troubleshooting Best Practice Methodology
  • Troubleshooting Core Hardware Issues
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lessons 15: Hardware and Network Troubleshooting

  • Troubleshooting Storage and Video Problems
  • Troubleshooting Common Mobile Device Issues
  • Troubleshooting Printer Problems
  • Troubleshooting Networking Problems
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Appendix A: 3D Objects

Hands-on LAB Activities

Motherboards, Processors, and Memory

  • Installing a PCI Sound Card
  • Identifying a PCI-Bus Slot
  • Assembling Computer Components
  • Installing Motherboard Components
  • Providing Cooling and Ventilation to a Motherboard
  • Identifying a CPU Socket
  • Installing a processor
  • Enabling Hardware Virtualization
  • Accessing BIOS Setup in Windows 10
  • Viewing the Processor Information
  • Disabling a Device Driver
  • Enabling a Device Driver
  • Setting Up a Boot Device Priority
  • Verifying RAM Usage
  • Installing Memory Modules

Internal Expansion, Storage Devices, and Power Supplies

  • Installing a USB 3.0 PCI Express Card (2.0 x4)
  • Installing an Optical Drive and a PCI Sound Card
  • Installing Firewire Cards
  • Installing Expansion Cards on a Motherboard
  • Installing a NIC
  • Creating a Swap Partition
  • Connecting the Motherboard to the Internal Hard Drive
  • Inserting a CD on a Laptop
  • Copying Files to a Disc Using File Explorer
  • Inserting a Pen Drive into the USB Port
  • Removing a Pen Drive from a Computer
  • Installing SMPS and Connecting it to the Motherboard
  • Replacing the Power Supply
  • Replacing the Battery of a Smartphone and Inserting a Memory Card

Peripherals and Connectors

  • Supplying Power to a SATA Drive
  • Connecting a USB Printer to a Computer
  • Connecting the Hub with Different Devices Using USB Cables
  • Adding a Keyboard Layout
  • Configuring Mouse Settings
  • Connecting Speakers to a Computer

Installing and Configuring Printers

  • Inserting Ink Cartridges into a Printer
  • Installing a Printer

Networking Fundamentals

  • Configuring a Router
  • Configuring Port Security on an Access Port
  • Examining an Intrusion Detection Policy
  • Connecting Systems to the Internet Through a Firewall Router
  • Connecting a Router to the Laptop
  • Connecting the Cable Modem to Access Internet

Installing Wireless and SOHO Networks

  • Configuring SSH in a Router

Network Services, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing

  • Configuring VLANs
  • Configuring an IPv4 address
  • Configuring an IPv6 address
  • Installing a DHCP Server
  • Assigning Different Classes of IP Address
  • Connecting a Workstation to the LAN and Configuring IPv4 Properties
  • Scanning using Wireshark
  • Using OneDrive
  • Configuring OneDrive
  • Installing Ubuntu
  • Installing Windows 10

Understanding Laptops

  • Installing Laptop Components

Mobile Device Connectivity and Synchronization

  • Removing an Account in Android
  • Configuring an Email in Android
  • Viewing the iOS Version of an iPhone
  • Setting Up a VPN in Android
  • Turning on Airplane Mode of an iPhone

Hardware and Network Troubleshooting

  • Configuring the Screen Resolution Setting
  • Changing the Resolution Setting
  • Configuring a Power Plan

Exam FAQs

CompTIA recommends 9 to 12 months hands-on experience in the lab or field.

USD 232

Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops, and performance-based questions

The exam contains 90 questions.

90 minutes


(on a scale of 100-900)

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

  • If a candidate has passed an exam, he/she cannot take it again without prior consent from CompTIA.
  • Candidates must pay the exam price each time they attempt the exam. CompTIA does not offer free re-tests or discounts on retakes.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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.