Everything you need to pass the A+ Certification Core 1 (220-1001) Exam

This course includes:

  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of completion

Requirements

  • A basic familiarity with computers and networks is helpful.
  • CompTIA recommends having 9-12 months of on-the-job experience before taking the CompTIA A+ (220-1001) exam (Recommended but not required)

Description

This CompTIA certification is undertaken by individuals who want to gain proficiency in handling computers, qualifying them to become computer technicians. Additionally, this certificate is vendor-neutral as it covers a wide range of operating systems and technologies, including Novella, Microsoft, Apple, and even some Linux distributors as well. This exam is targeted towards people who have 500 hours of practical experience and are professionals to a great degree. The exam contains questions that have multiple choices and generally have more than one right answer. As of 2014, more than one million people have successfully completed this accreditation in places around the world.\

An A+ certification requires individuals to pass two different exams. The first exam is called CompTIA A+ 220-901, which covers topics that range from computer hardware and peripherals, networking, smartphone devices, network connectivity issues, and troubleshooting problems. Additionally, eligible candidates must also clear their CompTIA A+ exam 220-902, and it covers numerous topics like installation and configuration of systems ranging from Windows, AppleOS X, Linux, Android, and iOS, along with security and cloud computing fundamentals as well.

CompTIA is an abbreviation for the Computing Technology Industry Association. It is a non-profit trade association that was established in the year 1982. It was initially called the Association of Better Computer Dealers (ABCD). The company’s name was changed to reflect the companies expanding role in the computer industry and its inclination to play a better role in the economy of the United States. During the 1990s, computer science was in its expansion stage, and CompTIA wanted to make the best use of this opportunity by catering to the computer industry’s needs.

Some of its initiatives included networking, UNIX, imaging, multimedia arenas, and mobile computing. In the year 2010, the company added a new executive director position for a newly named creating IT futures foundation. The foundation’s philanthropic division has a special focus on providing training and certifications for students of the lower-income groups, so it can help them update their resumes and thereby connect with better opportunities in the market.

CompTIA A+ is the most popular for beginners in the IT field as it allows individuals to gain a lot of expertise in the field of computer systems, making them ideal for the position of a computer technician. Some of the topics covered in this course include security, installation, preventative maintenance, and troubleshooting, among other things. As this CompTIA certification is recognized globally, it is vendor-neutral and relevant for people interested in pursuing a computer technician career. A good certification program shows employees that they can effectively work with computers. That is why obtaining an A+ certification is a step in the direction of obtaining a CompTIA certification.

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who wants to learn awesome stuff about PCs, Macs, mobile devices, networking, the cloud, IT security and more
  • Anyone looking to take and pass the CompTIA A+ Certification Core (220-1001) certification exam