(CompTIA A+) CompTIA Administrator Plus - September 14-25, 2020

$2,495.00 $750.00

September 14-25, 2020

Duration: 2 week course (Monday-Friday)

10:00AM-3:30PM ET

Live Virtual Class

***NOTE: Test voucher not included


The Administrator Plus (also known as A+ and A Plus) training course is designed to provide entry-level computer support technicians with the knowledge to install, upgrade, configure, optimize, operate, and troubleshoot personal computers.

In addition, it provides the engineer with the customer service and communication skills necessary to interact with customers.

This course prepares the student to sit the CompTIA Administrator Plus, A Plus, or otherwise known as A+ exams.

Course Objectives

  • Candidates are better prepared to troubleshoot and problem solve
  • Technicians understand a wide variety of issues ranging from networking and operating systems to mobile devices and security
  • A+ supports the ability to connect users to the data they need to do their jobs regardless of the devices being used


  • Basic knowledge of computing concepts
  • End-user skills on Windows-based computers
  • 9-12 months hands on experience

Exam Required for CompTIA A+ Certification

To gain A+ certification, the student must pass two exams:

  • Exam 220-901 – CompTIA A+ Essentials
  • Exam 220-902 – Practical Applications

Duration of each exam: 90 minutes (90 questions)
Passing Scores: exam 901: 675; exam 902: 700

Administrator Plus (A+, A Plus) Course Outline

CompTIA A+ 1001 Core 1

Lesson 1: Installing and Configuring PC Components

  • Safety Procedures

  • PC Components

  • Connection Interfaces

  • Peripheral Devices

  • Troubleshooting Methodology

Lesson 2: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Display and

Multimedia Devices

  • Install and Configure Display Devices

  • Troubleshooting Display Devices

  • Install and Configure Multimedia Devices

Lesson 3: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Storage Devices

  • Install System Memory

  • Install and Configure Mass Storage Devices

  • Install and Configure Removable Storage

  • Configure RAID

  • Troubleshoot Storage Devices

Lesson 4: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Internal System


  • Install and Upgrade CPU’s

  • Configure BIOS/UEFI

  • Install Power Supplies

  • Troubleshoot Internal System Components

  • Configure a Custom PC

Lesson 5: Network Infrastructure Concepts

  • Wired Networks

  • Network Hardware Devices

  • Wireless Networks

  • Internet Connection Types

  • Network Configuration Concepts

  • Network Services

Lesson 6: Configuring and Troubleshooting Networks

  • Configure Network Connection Settings

  • Install and Configure SOHO Networks

  • Configure SOHO Network Security

  • Configure Remote Access

  • Troubleshoot Network Connections

  • Install and Configure IoT Devices

Lesson 7: Implementing Client Virtualization and Cloud Computing

  • Configure Client-Side Virtualization

  • Cloud Computing Concepts

Lesson 8: Supporting and Troubleshooting Laptops

  • Laptop Features

  • Install and Configure Laptop Hardware

  • Troubleshoot Common Laptop Issues

Lesson 9: Supporting and Troubleshooting Mobile Devices

  • Mobile Device Types

  • Connect and Configure Mobile Device Accessories

  • Configure Mobile Device Network Connectivity

  • Support Mobile Apps

  • Secure Mobile Devices

  • Troubleshoot Mobile Device Issues

Lesson 10: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Print Devices

  • Laser Printers

  • Inkjet Printers

  • Impact, Thermal, and 3D Printers

  • Install and Configure Printers

  • Troubleshoot Print Device Issues

  • Install and Configure Imaging Devices

CompTIA A+ 1002 Core 2

Lesson 1: Support Operating Systems

  • Common Operating Systems

  • Windows Features and Tools

  • Manage Files in Windows

  • Manage Disks in Windows

  • Manage Devices in Windows

Lesson 2: Installing, Configuring, and Maintaining Operating Systems

  • Configure and use Linux

  • Configure and use macOS

  • Install and Upgrade Operating Systems

  • Maintaining OSs

Lesson 3: Maintaining and Troubleshooting Microsoft Windows
  • Install and Manage Windows Applications

  • Manage Windows Performance

  • Troubleshoot Windows

Lesson 4: Manage Users, Workstations, and Shared Resources

  • Manage Users

  • Configure Shared Resources

  • Configure Active Directory

Lesson 5: Security Concepts

  • Logical Security Concepts

  • Threats and Vulnerabilities

  • Physical Security Measures

Lesson 6: Securing Workstations and Data

  • Implement Security Best Practices

  • Implement Data Protection Policies

  • Protect Data During Incident Response

Lesson 7: Troubleshooting Workstation Security Issues

  • Detect, Remove, and Prevent Malware

  • Troubleshoot Common Workstation Security Issues

Lesson 8: Implementing Operational Procedures

  • Environmental Impacts and Controls

  • Create and Maintain Documentation

  • Basic Change Management Best Practices

  • Implement Disaster Prevention and Recovery Methods