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The CompTIA A+ 220-801 examination measures necessary competencies for an entry-level IT professional. Successful candidates will have the knowledge required to assemble components based on customer requirements, install, configure and maintain devices, PCs and software for end users, understand the basics of networking and security/forensics, properly and safely diagnose, resolve and document common hardware and software issues while applying troubleshooting skills. Successful candidates will also provide appropriate customer support; understand the basics of virtualization, desktop imaging, and deployment. This course focuses on two fundamental hardware components of PCs, the BIOS and Motherboards. It will introduce the learner to BIOS, including how to configure BIOS, monitor system devices and flash BIOS. The course also covers motherboards, including the various form factors of motherboards, slots and sockets, as well as RAM, motherboard connections, and components. This course prepares the learner for CompTIA A+ exam 220-801.
Computer technicians who have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.
Candidates for the exam should have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.