CompTIA® A+ (220-1101) Complete Course, Labs, & Practice Exams

CompTIA® A+ (220-1101) Complete Course, Labs, & Practice Exams

The CompTIA A+ Core 1 certification provides the essential training for entry-level hardware and support technician positions.

Course Details


Course Highlights

  • Course Price$249
  • InstructorsJason Dion
  • Total Duration25h 36m
  • Total Lessons231
  • Total Quizzes12
  • Total Enrollments199 Students
  • Access to material12 Months
  • Official LabsIncluded
  • Official TextbookIncluded
  • Full Practice ExamsIncluded
  • 100% Pass GuaranteeIncluded

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Jason Dion, an expert with over 20 years of experience in information technology and cybersecurity, designed this course as a fun and effective way to prepare for the CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1101) exam. Whether you're aiming for a service analyst or computer technician role in your organization's IT division, this course has you covered!

The CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1101) certification is vendor-neutral and validates your ability to install, configure, and troubleshoot hardware issues. It's ideal for early-career data analysts with 9-12 months of experience, focusing on supporting a variety of devices used by a diverse, global workforce. You'll gain the theoretical and technical skills needed for computer hardware, mobile devices, networks, virtualization, and cloud computing environments.

To enhance your exam preparation, the course includes a realistic practice exams as multiple-choice questions covering the five domains tested by CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1101)!

Brought to you by a CompTIA Platinum Delivery Partner, this course aligns with the OFFICIAL CompTIA A+ (220-1101) Certification Study Guide.

What is covered throughout the course:

  • How to pass the CompTIA A+ (220-1101) Core 1 exam on your first attempt.
  • Install, configure, and maintain computer equipment, mobile devices, and software for end users.
  • Service components based on customer requirements.
  • Understand networking basics and apply basic cybersecurity methods to mitigate threats.
  • Properly and safely diagnose, resolve, and document common hardware and software issues.
  • Apply troubleshooting skills and provide customer support using appropriate communication skills.
  • Understand the basics of scripting, cloud technologies, virtualization, and multi-OS deployments in corporate environments.

Who this course is for:

  • Individuals aiming to take and pass the CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1001) certification exam.
  • CompTIA recommends having 9-12 months of on-the-job experience (Recommended but not required).
  • Those who have begun studying for the CompTIA A+ (220-1001) exam through books, video series, or other resources.
  • Individuals with a working knowledge of computers and small networks.

Learning Objectives:

  • How to pass the CompTIA A+ (220-1101) Core 1 exam on your first attempt.
  • Identify weak areas in the CompTIA A+ curriculum for further study.
  • Install, configure, and maintain equipment, devices, and software.
  • Service components based on customer requirements.
  • Understand and apply basic networking and cybersecurity methods.
  • Diagnose, resolve, and document common hardware and software issues safely and properly.
  • Apply troubleshooting skills and provide customer support effectively.
  • Grasp the basics of scripting, cloud technologies, virtualization, and deployments in corporate environments.

Course Overview:

The CompTIA A+ Core 1 certification offers foundational training for entry-level hardware and support technician roles.


  • CompTIA recommends 9-12 months of on-the-job experience (Recommended but not required).
  • Working knowledge of computers and small networks.

Course Outline:

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1.WelcomeVIDEOFree Preview
2.Download your free study guidePDF
3.Exam TipsVIDEOFree Preview
4.Personal ComputersVIDEOFree Preview
5.Safety ProceduresVIDEOFree Preview
6.Troubleshooting MethodologyVIDEOFree Preview
7.Custom PC BuildVIDEO
8.Checkpoint: IntroductionQUIZ
1.Cable TypesVIDEO
2.Exterior of a PCVIDEO
4.Video CablesVIDEO
5.Storage CablesVIDEO
6.Checkpoint: Cable TypesQUIZ
2.Form FactorsVIDEO
3.CPU ArchitectureVIDEO
4.CPU SocketsVIDEO
5.CPU FeaturesVIDEO
6.Motherboard ConnectionsVIDEO
7.Installing the Motherboard & CPUVIDEO
8.Expansion CardsVIDEO
9.Expansion Card TypesVIDEO
10.Installing Expansion CardsVIDEO
11.Checkpoint: MotherboardsQUIZ
1.Cooling and PowerVIDEO
2.Cooling the SystemVIDEO
3.Liquid CoolingVIDEO
4.Installing Active CoolingVIDEO
5.Power Supply Unit (PSU)VIDEO
6.Power Supply ConnectorsVIDEO
7.Input and Output VoltagesVIDEO
8.Wattage RatingVIDEO
9.Installing a Power SupplyVIDEO
10.Checkpoint: Cooling and PowerQUIZ
1.System MemoryVIDEO
2.Addressing MemoryVIDEO
3.Memory ModulesVIDEO
4.Multi-Channel MemoryVIDEO
6.Virtual MemoryVIDEO
7.Installing MemoryVIDEO
8.Checkpoint: System MemoryQUIZ
2.Boot OptionsVIDEO
5.BIOS/UEFI Cooling OptionsVIDEO
6.Configuring the BIOSVIDEO
7.Configuring the UEFIVIDEO
8.Checkpoint: BIOS/UEFIQUIZ
1.Storage DevicesVIDEO
2.Hard Disk Drive (HDD)VIDEO
3.Solid State Drive (SSD)VIDEO
5.Removable StorageVIDEO
6.Optical DrivesVIDEO
7.Installing Storage DevicesVIDEO
8.Configuring a RAIDVIDEO
9.Checkpoint: Storage DevicesQUIZ
1.Virtualization ConceptsVIDEO
4.Purposes of VMsVIDEO
5.Resource RequirementsVIDEO
6.Security RequirementsVIDEO
7.Configuring Virtual MachinesVIDEO
8.Securing Virtual MachinesVIDEO
9.Checkpoint: Virtualization ConceptsQUIZ
1.Cloud ComputingVIDEO
2.Characteristics of the CloudVIDEO
3.Cloud Deployment ModelsVIDEO
4.Cloud Service ModelsVIDEO
5.Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)VIDEO
6.Cloud Storage ServicesVIDEO
7.Software Defined Network (SDN)VIDEO
8.Using the CloudVIDEO
9.Checkpoint: Cloud ComputingQUIZ
1.Networking BasicsVIDEO
2.Networking HardwareVIDEO
3.Network TypesVIDEO
4.Internet of ThingsVIDEO
5.Twisted Pair CablesVIDEO
6.Optical CablingVIDEO
7.Coaxial CablingVIDEO
8.Networking ToolsVIDEO
9.Building a CableVIDEO
10.Wiring the NetworkVIDEO
11.Testing the NetworkVIDEO
12.Checkpoint: Networking BasicsQUIZ
1.Wireless NetworksVIDEO
2.Wireless FrequenciesVIDEO
3.Wireless StandardsVIDEO
4.Wireless SecurityVIDEO
5.Fixed WirelessVIDEO
6.NFC, RFID, IR, and BluetoothVIDEO
7.Configuring a Wireless NetworkVIDEO
8.Checkpoint: Wireless NetworksQUIZ
1.Internet ConnectionsVIDEO
2.Dial-up and DSLVIDEO
3.Cable ConnectionsVIDEO
4.Fiber ConnectionsVIDEO
5.Cellular ConnectionsVIDEO
6.WISP ConnectionsVIDEO
7.Satellite ConnectionsVIDEO
8.Hands-on with WANsVIDEO
9.Checkpoint: Internet ConnectionsQUIZ
1.Network ConfigurationsVIDEO
3.Assigning IPv4 AddressesVIDEO
9.Ports and ProtocolsVIDEO
11.Configure a SOHO NetworkVIDEO
12.Checkpoint: Network ConfigurationsQUIZ
1.Network ServicesVIDEO
2.File and Print ServersVIDEO
3.Web ServersVIDEO
4.Email ServersVIDEO
5.AAA ServersVIDEO
6.Remote Access ServersVIDEO
7.Network Monitoring ServersVIDEO
8.Proxy ServersVIDEO
9.Load BalancersVIDEO
10.Unified Threat ManagementVIDEO
12.Embedded SystemsVIDEO
13.Legacy SystemsVIDEO
14.Checkpoint: Network ServicesQUIZ
1.Mobile DevicesVIDEO
2.Mobile Display TypesVIDEO
3.Mobile Device ComponentsVIDEO
4.Mobile Device AccessoriesVIDEO
5.Mobile Device Wireless ConnectivityVIDEO
6.Mobile Device Wired ConnectivityVIDEO
7.Port Replicators & Docking StationsVIDEO
8.Checkpoint: Mobile DevicesQUIZ
1.Mobile ApplicationsVIDEO
2.Mobile Device SynchronizationVIDEO
3.Data for SynchronizationVIDEO
4.Synchronization MethodsVIDEO
6.Multifactor Authentication (MFA)VIDEO
7.Location ServicesVIDEO
8.Mobile Email ConfigurationVIDEO
9.Configuring Mobile EmailVIDEO
10.Checkpoint: Mobile ApplicationsQUIZ
1.Laptop HardwareVIDEO
2.Security ComponentsVIDEO
3.Disassembling a LaptopVIDEO
4.Replacing a BatteryVIDEO
5.Replacing the KeyboardVIDEO
6.Upgrading the MemoryVIDEO
7.Adding Expansion CardsVIDEO
8.Replacing the StorageVIDEO
9.Checkpoint: Laptop HardwareQUIZ
1.Printers and MFDsVIDEO
2.Unboxing and SetupVIDEO
3.Printer ConnectivityVIDEO
4.Printer DriversVIDEO
5.Printer Configuration SettingsVIDEO
6.Sharing Print DevicesVIDEO
7.Securing Print DevicesVIDEO
8.Scanning ServicesVIDEO
9.Checkpoint: Printers and MFDsQUIZ
1.Printer TypesVIDEO
2.Laser PrintersVIDEO
3.Laser Printer MaintenanceVIDEO
4.Inkjet PrintersVIDEO
5.Inkjet Printer MaintenanceVIDEO
6.Thermal PrintersVIDEO
7.Impact PrintersVIDEO
8.3-D PrintersVIDEO
9.Checkpoint: Printer TypesQUIZ
1.Troubleshooting MethodologyVIDEO
2.Identify the ProblemVIDEO
3.Establish a TheoryVIDEO
4.Test the TheoryVIDEO
5.Establish a Plan of ActionVIDEO
6.Verify System FunctionalityVIDEO
8.Checkpoint: Troubleshooting MethodologyQUIZ
1.Troubleshooting Hardware IssuesVIDEO
2.Power IssuesVIDEO
4.Crash ScreensVIDEO
5.Cooling IssuesVIDEO
6.Physical Component DamageVIDEO
7.Performance IssuesVIDEO
8.Inaccurate System Date/TimeVIDEO
9.Smoke TestVIDEO
10.Checkpoint: Troubleshooting Hardware IssuesQUIZ
1.Troubleshooting Storage DevicesVIDEO
2.Boot IssuesVIDEO
3.Storage Device IssuesVIDEO
4.Drive Performance IssuesVIDEO
5.Issues with RAIDsVIDEO
6.Checkpoint: Troubleshooting Storage DevicesQUIZ
1.Troubleshooting Video IssuesVIDEO
2.Physical Cabling and Source SelectionVIDEO
3.Projector IssuesVIDEO
4.Video Quality IssuesVIDEO
5.Checkpoint: Troubleshooting Video IssuesQUIZ
1.Troubleshooting NetworksVIDEO
2.Wired Connectivity IssuesVIDEO
3.Network Performance IssuesVIDEO
4.Wireless Connectivity IssuesVIDEO
5.VoIP IssuesVIDEO
6.Limited Connectivity IssuesVIDEO
7.Checkpoint: Troubleshooting NetworksQUIZ
1.Troubleshooting Mobile DevicesVIDEO
2.Mobile Power IssuesVIDEO
3.Mobile Hardware IssuesVIDEO
4.Mobile Display IssuesVIDEO
5.Mobile Connectivity IssuesVIDEO
6.Mobile Malware InfectionsVIDEO
7.Checkpoint: Troubleshooting Mobile DevicesQUIZ
1.Troubleshooting Print DevicesVIDEO
2.Printer Connectivity IssuesVIDEO
3.Print Feed IssuesVIDEO
4.Print Quality IssuesVIDEO
5.Print Finishing IssuesVIDEO
6.Print Job IssuesVIDEO
7.Checkpoint: Troubleshooting Print DevicesQUIZ
2.Practice ExamEXAM
3.BONUS: Where to go from here?VIDEO

Customer Reviews

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Michael Getter


5 out of 5 stars

Jason Dion is an excellent instructor. His tutorials are never boring and filled with visual aids and examples that help with material comprehension and retention. This course definitely helped me pass the test on the first try. I am now trying to decide what should be my next course to take from Dion training.
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JB Lex


5 out of 5 stars

Superb training delivery, content, and mock exams. Passed exam on first try!
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