220-701 - A+ Essentials 2009
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The CompTIA's A+ Essential exam is an industry recognized vendor neutral credential. The certification is proof of a person's competence across a spectrum of skills. This exam measures the necessary competencies of an entry-level IT professional with a recommended 500 hours of hands-on experience in the lab or field.
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Each lesson comes with Exercises, Flashcards & Quizzes. There is no limit to the number of times learners can attempt these. Exercises come with detailed remediation, which ensures that learners are confident on the topic before proceeding. Flashcards help master the key concepts while Glossary defines the key terms.
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Here's What you will Learn
- Storage Devices and Backup Media
- Motherboard and its Components
- Power Supplies Types
- CPUs and Their Features
- Cooling Methods and Devices
- Memory Types
- Display Devices
- Configure Peripherals and Input Devices
- Adapter Cards
- Configure and Optimize Laptop Components
- Configure Printers
- Troubleshoot Theory
- Common Hardware and Operating System Symptoms
- Troubleshooting Methods and Tools for Printers
- Common Laptop Issues and Troubleshooting Methods
- Common Preventative Maintenance Techniques
- Different Windows Operating Systems
- User Interfaces
- Configure the Windows Operating System
- Boot Sequences, Methods and Startup Utilities
- Networking Fundamentals
- Network Cables and Connectors
- Network Types
- Security Concepts
- Security Features
- Safety and Environmental Procedures
- Communication Skills and Professionalism
Test Prep & Practice Questions
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Each question comes with detailed remediation explaining not only why an answer option is correct but also why the incorrect answer options are incorrect.
Each test can be taken unlimited number of times until the learner feels they are prepared. Learner can review the test and read detailed remediation. Detailed test history is also available.
Each test set comes with learn, test and review modes. In learn mode, learners will attempt a question and will get immediate feedback and complete remediation as they move on to the next question. In test mode, learners can take a timed test simulating the actual exam conditions. In review mode, learners can read through one item at a time without attempting it.
The A+ Essential exam is part of CompTIA's A+ certification which comprises of two exams. It is required part to the certification.
The exam covers computer technology, networking and security, as well as the communication skills and professionalism that will be required on the job.
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A CompTIA A+ Certified Professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:
- Technical Support Specialist
- Field Service Technician
- IT Support Technician
- IT Support Administrator
- IT Support Specialist
(on a scale of 100-900)
In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the CompTIA A+ 220-702 examination, CompTIA's retake policy is:
- CompTIA does not require a waiting period between the first and second attempt to pass such examination. However, if you need a third or subsequent attempt to pass the examination, you shall be required to wait for a period of at least fourteen (14) calendar days from the date of your last attempt before you can retake the exam.
- If a Candidate has passed an exam, he/she cannot take it again without prior consent from CompTIA.
- A test result found to be in violation of the retake policy will not be processed, which will result in no credit awarded for the test taken. Repeat violators will be banned from participation in the CompTIA Certification Program.
- Candidates must pay the exam price each time they attempt the exam. CompTIA does not offer any free re-tests or discounts on retakes.