CompTIA A+ 220-1101

Ready to start your career in IT and cybersecurity? Earn your CompTIA A+ certification on your journey to becoming a systems administrator, network administrator, or other cybersecurity professional. Prepare to ace the updated 220-1101 exam with this engaging course!

Course Content

Creating and Modifying a Virtual Machine


Domain 4: Virtualization and Cloud Computing
Client-Side Virtualization


Domain 4: Virtualization and Cloud Computing
Cloud Computing Concepts


Domain 4: Virtualization and Cloud Computing
Printer Consumables


Domain 3: Hardware
Power Supplies


Domain 3: Hardware


Domain 3: Hardware
Motherboards and CPUs


Domain 3: Hardware
Storage Devices


Domain 3: Hardware
RAM and RAM Types


Domain 3: Hardware
Networking Tools


Domain 2: Networking
SOHO Networks


Domain 2: Networking
Network Services


Domain 2: Networking
Wireless Standards


Domain 2: Networking
Common Networking Hardware


Domain 2: Networking
TCP & UDP Protocols


Domain 2: Networking
TCP/IP Basics


Domain 2: Networking
Mobile Device Applications


Domain 1: Mobile Devices
Mobile Device Connectivity


Domain 1: Mobile Devices
Course Description

CompTIA A+ Training Goals

By the end of this online CompTIA training course, you should be able to:

  • Identify types and characteristics of PC, laptop, and mobile components, including motherboard, CPU, memory, and storage, input, and output devices.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot peripheral devices, system components, print devices, wired and wireless, LAN links and internal access devicescom
  • Configure and manage PC and mobile device network connectivity plus users, groups, and shared resources in a typical SOHO network.
  • The current information technology industry is booming – there is no better time to start your new IT career. Our A+ online course will help you put your best foot forward in the IT industry. And if you are already an IT professional, this course will validate your knowledge and enhance your career.

    In our CompTIA A+ training, you will learn the basics of computer technology and repair, networking, installation of PCs, laptops, and other hardware, and configuration of PCs, laptops, and mobile operating systems for Android and Apple iOS devices.

    The A+ course is the best beginner class of all the courses we offer, and it’s designed for anyone looking to begin an IT or cyber security career. Not only does it offer much-needed fundamentals of computer repair, maintenance, and technology, but it will also provide you with enough knowledge that you are able to make informed decisions about your IT career path and which future training programs to take.

    You will learn the difference between careers in systems administration, network administration, cyber security, and many other specialized IT fields. That will make your next career step easy and enjoyable for you.

    This A+ certification training covers all exam objectives, which will prepare you to take the certification exams. Successfully passing the CompTIA A plus certification exam means you will earn the highly reliable and trustworthy credentials that are recognized all over the world.

    What are the Benefits of Completing CompTIA A+ Training?

    Completing Cybrary’s CompTIA A+ online course will not only prepare you for getting your foot in the door of nearly any IT position, but it also has many other benefits – especially when you go on to receive your A+ certification. Some of those benefits include:

  • Comprehensive and Vendor-Neutral Knowledge – IT professionals who are A+ certified will have a mastery of the technologies that are found in many IT environments. The knowledge extends from traditional machines to mobile devices and the operating systems that are commonly used for both.
  • Trusted by Hiring Employers – Perhaps the most beneficial aspect associated with CompTIA A+ certification is its hiring power. Employers of all types need IT professionals within their companies, and they trust A+ certified professionals to maintain the operations of their computer systems.
  • Global Recognition – A+ certification is recognized internationally and is compliant with standards that are approved by the U.S. Department of Defense.
  • Validation of Fundamental Skills – A+ certified professionals are well-versed in the troubleshooting, security, and networking skills that prepare them for many IT professions.
  • For Which Careers Does CompTIA A+ Certification Prepare Someone?

    CompTIA A+ certification training ensures that you are ready to work in several IT services positions for many companies and organizations. It’s a reliable way that potential employers can assess the knowledge and skill levels of prospective employees.

    Organizations like Lenovo, Dell, Canon, Hewlett Packard, Intel, the United States Department of Defense, and others are looking for CompTIA A+ certified candidates for their IT needs. They understand that this certification means that they are looking at a candidate who is competent to succeed in a host of IT roles for their business.

    Receiving CompTIA A+ certification will prepare you for general IT entry-level positions, such as technical support specialist, field service technician, desktop support administrator, IT support technician, IT support administrator, system support specialist, service desk analyst, data support technician, and many others.

    Some positions may require that you obtain further training or certifications, especially those that involve proprietary or vendor-specific hardware, software, and applications. Becoming certified will allow you to work in your desired industry while you gain the experience and knowledge that you need to decide on the next step on your career path, whether it be specialized or in project management roles.

    Additionally, employees who have earned their CompTIA A+ certification are frequently paid higher salaries – up to 15 percent more than non-certified employees in the U.S.

    What Does the CompTIA A+ Certification Process Entail?

    Once you have completed your CompTIA A+ online course, you are ready to proceed to your CompTIA A+ exams. For a small fee, you will take two separate exams for your CompTIA A+ certification, given by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA).

    The first exam, CompTIA A+ 220-1101, includes questions regarding PC and mobile device hardware and peripherals, network maintenance and installation, troubleshooting connectivity, computer hardware, virtualization, cloud computing, and operating systems.

    The second exam, CompTIA A+ 220-1102, includes the installation and configuration of operating systems like Microsoft Windows, Android, iOS, Apple OS X, and Linux.

    Cybrary offers training for serveral other CompTIA certifications as well. [Check them out](

    This course is part of a Career Path:
    Become a System Administrator
    The System Administrator Career Path is the perfect starting point for professionals with little background in IT or cybersecurity. Build your foundation of knowledge, skills, and abilities that will launch you into your next industry position.

    Instructed by

    Bill Price

    I help businesses secure their networks and offer a comprehensive approach to their IT posture. I have over 16 years of experience working with small and medium businesses and have worked with clients at the local, state, and federal level. Security is one of the key building blocks to any organization and with that approach I help businesses protect their networks against today’s cyber threats.

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    Certificate of Completion

    Complete this entire course to earn a CompTIA A+ 220-1101 Certificate of Completion