CompTIA A+ Certification Training

Level: Intermediate
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Start your IT career on the right foot with CompTIA A+ certification. Earning A+ certification demonstrates that you possess the skills necessary to support enterprise IT infrastructures. You’ll gain 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+ Essentials (220-901) and Practical Application (220-902) exams — required for CompTIA A+ Certification — this training provides the skills to install, configure, and optimize personal computer hardware and operating systems. This course also includes a CompTIA A+ exam voucher, Exam Cram book, and access to Transcender test preparation materials.

Key Features of this A+ Training:

  • Choose from blended on-demand and instructor-led learning options
  • Exclusive LinkedIn group membership for peer and SME community support
  • CompTIA-approved A+ training programs
  • CompTIA A+ exam voucher, study guide, labs, and practice questions included

You Will Learn How To:

  • Prepare to pass the CompTIA A+ 220-901 and 220-902 certification exams
  • Apply tools and troubleshooting techniques for PCs and laptops
  • Configure and optimize personal computers and laptops
  • Evaluate Windows configuration and upgrading options

Certifications/Credits:

CAQC A plus CompTIA

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Unlimited annual access to:

  • Official A+ on-demand content
  • Pre-configured practice labs
  • Practice exams, flashcards, and performance tracker
  • Exam voucher included
  • 2 hours of one-on-one after-course instructor coaching
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  • 5 day instructor-led training course
  • One-on-one after course instructor coaching
  • Earn 29 CompTIA CEUs
  • A+ exam prep guide
  • Practice exams
  • Exam voucher included
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  • 5 day A+ instructor-led course
  • Pre-configured practice labs
  • Practice exams, flashcards, and performance tracker
  • One-on-one after course instructor coaching
  • A+ exam prep guide
  • Exam voucher included
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A+ On-Demand Training Information

  • A+ On-Demand Training Description

    With this offering, you'll get annual access to official on-demand A+ course content, pre-configured labs to hone your skills, and exam simulations so you can practice for exam day.

  • Exam Information

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

  • Certification Information

On-Demand Training Outline

  • 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

A+ Training FAQs

  • How will I access my course materials if I choose this method?

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

  • What on demand content will I receive?

    You will get access to continually updated, CompTIA Official on-demand content so you can prepare for your A+ exam and stay up-to-date with any changes to the content throughout your subscription period.

  • What labs will I have access to?

    You will get access 33 pre-configured labs spanning the A+ curriculum.

  • How many practice exams are included?

    4 accredited A+ practice exams are included.

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A+ Certification Course Information

  • Requirements

    • At least six months of on-the-job experience in PC configuration and troubleshooting
  • Exam Information

    • This course includes a voucher for the CompTIA A+ exam
    • Passing the CompTIA A+ Certification Exam meets the requirements for U.S. DoD Directive 8570.01 Technical Level-I
  • Certification Information

A+ Certification Course Outline

  • A+ Exam Overview and Strategies

    • Purpose and benefits
    • Basic exam structure
  • Installing Personal Computer Components

    Microprocessors

    • Intel Core i3, i5, i7
    • AMD Athlon, Phenom
    • Clock circuits
    • Cache memory
    • 32 bit vs. 64 bit

    Identifying motherboard components

    • CPU and Chipset
    • CMOS RAM
    • Flash BIOS ROM, UEFI
    • Memory slots: DIMM, SODIMM
    • Integrated I/O connectors

    The power supply and display

    • Testing power supplies
    • Power supply connectors SATA, Molex
    • Display types: LCD, Plasma, OLED

    Installing and expanding memory

    • RAM device types: SDRAM, DDR/DDR2/DDR3
    • Packaging formats: DIMM, SODIMM
    • Error checking: parity, nonparity, ECC
    • Dual-channel, Triple-channel

    PC connection interfaces and custom PC configurations

    • Serial interfaces
    • Network interface cards
    • USB 2.0, 3.0
    • IEEE 1394/Firewire, Thunderbolt
    • Graphic workstations, Virtualization workstations

    Data storage systems

    • Hard drive types: SATA, eSATA
    • Partitioning and formatting hard disks
    • Creating RAID Arrays
    • SSD and optical drives

    Troubleshooting strategies for PCs

    • Initial troubleshooting steps
    • CMOS setup configuration
    • Diagnostic tools
    • Power-On Self Test (POST)
  • Mobile Devices

    Configuring and troubleshooting laptops

    • Laptop components
    • Installing memory and hard drives
    • Power management and expansion options
    • Diagnosing common mobile device problems

    Mobile device features

    • Mobile operating systems
    • iOS
    • Android
    • ARM CPU
    • Mobile Hotspot and Tethering

    Configuring and securing mobile devices

    • Wireless
    • E-mail configuration
    • Passcode locks
    • Remote wipes
    • Locator applications
  • Supporting Printers and Scanners

    Installing and configuring printers and scanners

    • Impact
    • Inkjet
    • Laser printer components and printing process

    Troubleshooting printer and scanner problems

    • Printer self test
    • Windows printing process
    • Printer drivers
  • Managing Windows Operating Systems

    Windows architecture

    • Main system files: NTLDR, BCD, Bootmgr
    • File systems: FAT, ExFAT, FAT32, NTFS
    • Windows registry

    Installing and upgrading Windows

    • Comparing Windows OS features
    • Installing service packs and device drivers

    Managing, optimizing and troubleshooting

    • Windows command-line environment
    • Troubleshooting Windows problems with Task Manager
    • Troubleshooting Windows startup problems, BOOTREC
    • Windows Refresh/Restore/Reset
  • Other Operating Systems and Technologies

    Mac OS and Linux best practices

    • Overview of Mac OS and Linux
    • Mac OS and Linux tools
    • Basic Linux commands

    Client-side virtualization

    • Purpose of virtual machines
    • Hypervisor
    • Resource requirements

    Cloud computing

    • Cloud computing models and types
    • Cloud computing features
    • Server roles
  • Fundamentals of Networking

    Network cabling and protocols

    • UTP (CAT5, 5e, CAT6, CAT7), STP, Fiber
    • TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6

    Wireless networking

    • IEEE 802.11a, b, g, n, ac
    • Wireless security: WEP, WPA, WPA2
    • Installing and configuring a wireless access point

    Internet connection technologies

    • LAN/WAN, ISDN, DSL, Cable, Satellite, wireless
    • Internet protocols and ports: HTTP, HTTPS, FTP

    Troubleshooting network and Internet problems

    • TCP/IP settings: Gateway, subnet mask, DNS
    • PING, TRACERT, NETSTAT, IPCONFIG
  • Computer Security Best Practices

    Ensuring physical security

    • Preventing unauthorized access
    • Hardware authentication devices

    Detecting and fighting malware

    • Authentication technologies
    • Windows User Account Control
    • Best practices for malware detection and removal

    Security best practices

    • Encryption
    • Data destruction and disposal methods
    • User access control

A+ Certification FAQs

  • What background do I need to take the instructor-led class?

    At least six months of on-the-job experience in PC configuration and troubleshooting.

  • How can I take my A+ exam?

    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.

  • Do I get a CompTIA A+ study guide?

    Yes. You will receive a CompTIA A+ Study Guide included in your tuition fee.

  • How do I earn the CompTIA A+ certification?

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

  • How can I maintain my CompTIA A+ certification?

  • How do I schedule the CompTIA A+ exam?

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

  • Are there CompTIA A+ exam questions to practice with included in this course?

    Yes. You will receive numerous practice exam questions.

  • How do I get the CompTIA A+ exam voucher?

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

  • Can I take the CompTIA A+ classes online?

    Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want.

  • How does A+ certification align to U.S. DoD Directive 8570.01?

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

  • How do I get credit for my CompTIA CEUs?

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

    View Learning Tree Courses Pre-Approved for CEUs ›

Unlimited Access to Everything

  • Jan 28 - Feb 1 ( 5 Days)
    9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST
    Rockville, MD / Online (AnyWare) Rockville, MD / Online (AnyWare)

  • Feb 25 - Mar 1 ( 5 Days)
    9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST
    Alexandria, VA / Online (AnyWare) Alexandria, VA / Online (AnyWare)

  • Mar 25 - 29 ( 5 Days)
    9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    Herndon, VA / Online (AnyWare) Herndon, VA / Online (AnyWare)

  • Apr 8 - 12 ( 5 Days)
    9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    New York / Online (AnyWare) New York / Online (AnyWare)

  • Jun 24 - 28 ( 5 Days)
    9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    Alexandria, VA / Online (AnyWare) Alexandria, VA / Online (AnyWare)

  • Jul 22 - 26 ( 5 Days)
    9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    Rockville, MD / Online (AnyWare) Rockville, MD / Online (AnyWare)

  • Sep 23 - 27 ( 5 Days)
    9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    Herndon, VA / Online (AnyWare) Herndon, VA / Online (AnyWare)

  • Oct 21 - 25 ( 5 Days)
    9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    New York / Online (AnyWare) New York / Online (AnyWare)

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A+ Unlimited Access Training Information

  • CompTIA A+ Unlimited Access Training Bundle Description

    With the premium training bundle, you'll get 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.

  • Exam Information

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

  • Certification Information

On-Demand Training Outline

  • 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

A+ Training FAQs

  • What background do I need to take the instructor-led class?

    At least six months of on-the-job experience in PC configuration and troubleshooting.

  • How will I access my course materials if I choose this method?

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

  • What on demand content will I receive?

    You will get access to continually updated, CompTIA Official on-demand content so you can prepare for your A+ exam and stay up-to-date with any changes to the content throughout your subscription period.

  • What labs will I have access to?

    You will get access 33 pre-configured labs spanning the A+ curriculum.

  • How many practice exams are included?

    4 accredited A+ practice exams are included.

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