1Course Overview

COMPTIA A Plus 220-901 Online Certification

Course code: LE020

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Fast-track your career in the IT industry all from the comfort of your own home!

This internationally recognised certification is your entry ticket into the world of IT.

This course will allow you to:

  • Develop your skills in areas such as installation, preventive maintenance and security
  • Learn by visual demonstrations and multimedia presentations
  • Stimulate your knowledge by taking practice exams and quizzes
  • Gain a solid foundation in hardware, software and troubleshooting skills in order to build or supplement your technical knowledge

Study at your own time and pace. You will have a full 12 months to complete the course.

Enrol today with a flexible study option to suit you and your busy lifestyle with deadlines and timetabling a thing of the past!

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2Course Content
Module 1: Introduction To Personal Computers And IT Certification„„
  • Personal Computer Concepts Part 1
  • Personal Computer Concepts Part 2
  • Becoming An IT Professional
  • Certification Basics
  • Review
Module 2: Internal Hardware Components„„
  • Motherboards Part 1
  • Motherboards Part 2
  • BIOS Part 1
  • BIOS Part 2
  • BIOS Part 3
  • Power Supplies Part 1
  • Power Supplies Part 2
  • Central Processing Unit Part 1
  • Central Processing Unit part 2
  • Central Processing Unit Part 3
  • Memory Part 1
  • Memory Part 2
  • Review
Module 3: Storage Fundamentals„„
  • Storage Overview
  • Magnetic Drives
  • Solid State And Flash Drives
  • Optical Drives
  • RAID Technologies
  • Tape Drives
  • Installing Hard Drives
  • Review
Module 4: Expanding Hardware Capabilities„„
  • Expansion Components Overview Part 1
  • Expansion Components Overview Part 2
  • Expansion Technologies Part 1
  • Expansion Technologies Part 2
  • Video Cards Part 1
  • Video Cards Part 2
  • Sound Cards
  • Networking Interface Cards
  • Alternative Expansion Devices
  • Review
Module 5: Working With Peripheral Devices
  • Peripheral Devices Overview
  • Input Devices Part 1
  • Input Devices Part 2
  • Input Devices Part 3
  • Output Devices Video Monitors Part 1
  • Output Devices Video Monitors Part 2
  • Output Devices Video Monitors Part 3
  • Output Devices Printers And ScannersPart1
  • Output Devices Printers And Scanners Part2
  • Output Device sprinters And Scanners Part 3
  • Output Devices Printers And Scanners Part 4
  • Input And Output Devices
  • Review
Module 6: Mobiles Devices„„
  • Mobile Devices Overview
  • Laptop Computer Components Part 1
  • Laptop Computer Components Part 2
  • Laptop Computer Expansion Capabilities
  • Replacing Portable Computer Components Part 1
  • Replacing Portable Computer Components Part 2
  • Additional Mobile Devices Part 1
  • Additional Mobile Devices Part 2
  • Mobile Device Ports And Connectors
  • Review
Module 7: Computer Networking„
  • Networking Fundamentals Part 1
  • Networking Fundamentals Part 2
  • Network Devices Part 1
  • Network Devices Part 2
  • Cable And Connectors Part 1
  • Cable And Connectors Part 2
  • TCP/IP Fundamentals Part 1
  • TCP/IP FundamentalsPart2
  • TCP/IP FundamentalsPart3
  • TCP/IP Fundamentals Part 4
  • TCP/IP Fundamentals Part 5
  • Internet Connectivity
  • Wireless Networks Part 1
  • Wireless Networks Part 2
Module 8: Hardware And Network Troubleshooting„„
  • Troubleshooting Models Part 1
  • Troubleshooting Models Part 2
  • Troubleshooting Physical Issues Part 1
  • Troubleshooting Physical Issues Part 2
  • Troubleshooting Physical Issues Part 3
  • Troubleshooting Networking Issues Part 1
  • Troubleshooting Networking Issues Part 2
  • Troubleshooting Mobile Devices
  • Troubleshooting Printers
3Other Information
Course Duration

With this flexible home learning course you can fast-forward, rewind or repeat all the online classes so you can go at your own pace with no strict deadlines. You will have a full 12 months to complete the course.

Study Method

This blended learning solution offers a highly interactive and engaging learning environment with video demonstrations, multi-media presentations and educational games to assist with your study. Fun quizzes and exam stimulators after each module reinforce your confidence and aid progression to the next stage. This course also includes the use of social networking forums so you chat and gain friendly advice and support from other students. 

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of your training course, you will receive a Learn365 Certification of completion so you can showcase your achievement to future employers. 


Your Questions Answered

What skills do I need to enrol onto this course?

No previous knowledge is required to enrol onto this course. However we recommend you have a basic knowledge of IT. 

Are there any additional costs?

To receive the full CompTIA certification you will need to sit an exam, at the cost of around £100 at a Pearson Vue centre.

What if I still have questions?

That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.


I am amazed and happy to have studied this course

I am amazed and happy to have studied this course. I can start my new profession as an IT technician and slowly move up the ladder to an higher position by studying more courses in IT.

- Ahmed Ali Shaikh

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