CompTIA 220-901 Courses

CompTIA 220-901 Courses in Cape Town


In order to receive the CompTIA A+ certification, you must pass two exams. CompTIA A+ 220-901 covers PC hardware and peripherals, mobile device hardware, networking and troubleshooting hardware and network connectivity issues. CompTIA A+ 220-902 covers installing and configuring operating systems including Windows, iOS, Android, Apple OS X and Linux. It also addresses security, the fundamentals of cloud computing and operational procedures. 2KO delivers cutting-edge IT products in the consulting and business services space, as well as offering top-rated training for various IT vendors. Our internationally recognised courses can be offered either as hands-on full time classes, or as online learning.



Included in your course fees
Tuition fees
Breakfast daily at the training centre (where applicable)
Teas and coffees
Lunches daily
Attendance certificate

Course Contents
Module 1 / Peripherals and Adapters
Motherboard Components
System Case Types
Disassembling a PC
Motherboard Layout and Sizes
Bus Architecture
Motherboard Components
Expansion Slots
Identifying PC Components

Connection Interfaces
I/O Ports and Cables
USB Ports
Other Port Types
Expansion Cards
Input Devices
Installing and Configuring Peripherals

Display Devices
Display Device Types
Comparing Display Devices
Display Connectors and Cable Types
Video Cards
Touch Screens and Digitizers
Troubleshooting Display Problems

Audio and Multimedia Devices
Audio Devices
Imaging Devices
Multimedia Devices
Identifying PC Ports
Connecting Peripheral Devices
Upgrading the Graphics Adapter

Removable Storage Devices
Storage Devices
Storage Adapters and Cables
Installing Storage Devices
Optical Disc Drives
Flash Drives
Tape Drives

Module 2 / System Components
Mass Storage Devices
Hard Drives
Solid State Drives
Troubleshooting Hard Drives
Installing RAID Arrays
Troubleshooting RAID
Adding Storage Devices

System Memory
Random Access Memory (RAM) Types
RAM Configurations
Installing and Upgrading Memory
Upgrading Memory

Central Processing Unit (CPU)
CPU Architectures
Other CPU Features
CPU Packaging
Cooling Systems
Installing and Upgrading CPUs

BIOS and UEFI System Firmware
Configuring Component Properties
Configuring Devices and Boot Properties
Configuring BIOS Security
Upgrading Firmware
Diagnostics and Monitoring
System Setup

Power Supplies
Electrical Circuits
Power Supply Unit (PSU)
Connector Types and Voltages
Installing a Power Supply Unit

Module 3 / Troubleshooting and Mobile
Troubleshooting System Components
Troubleshooting Basic Hardware Problems
Troubleshooting Power Problems
Troubleshooting POST
Troubleshooting Motherboard Components
Removing and Installing FRUs
Testing Hardware Components
Diagnosing System Errors

Laptop Types
Laptop Features
Laptop Expansion Options
Laptop Power Supplies

Mobile Devices
Mobile Device Types
Mobile Accessories and Ports

Troubleshooting Mobile Devices
Laptop and Mobile Disassembly Processes
Upgrading Laptop FRUs
Upgrading Laptop System Components
Troubleshooting Mobile Power Problems
Troubleshooting Mobile Display Problems
Troubleshooting Other Mobile Problems
Removing and Installing Laptop FRUs

Module 4/Print and Network Services
Printer Types
Laser Printers
Inkjet Printers
Impact Printers
Thermal Transfer Printers

Configuring Printers
Installing Printers
Configuring Printers
Sharing and Networking Printers
Installing a Printer

Troubleshooting Printers
Routine Printer Maintenance
Maintaining Laser Printers
Maintaining Other Printer Types
Troubleshooting Print Errors
Troubleshooting Print Defects
Printer Maintenance

Internet Protocol
The TCP/IP Suite
Internet Protocol and IP Addressing
Configuring IP
IP Version 6

Network Services
TCP and UDP Ports
Domain Name System (DNS)
Internet Application Services
Other Network Services

Module 5/Installing Networks
SOHO Networks
Basic Network Concepts
Wireless Networks
Wireless Network Security
Configuring a SOHO Access Point

SOHO Internet Connections
Internet Connection Types
Legacy Internet Access Methods
Broadband Internet Access Methods
Wireless Internet Access Methods
Configuring a SOHO Router Firewall
Configuring an Access Point

Enterprise Networks
Network Architecture Devices
Network Cards
Switches and Routers
Twisted Pair Cabling and Connectors
Fiber Optic Cabling and Connectors
Coaxial Cabling and Connectors

Troubleshooting Networks
Installing and Testing Network Cables
Troubleshooting Wired and Wireless Links
Troubleshooting IP
Troubleshooting Routing and Name Resolution
Troubleshooting Networks

Custom Configuration
Configuring Computers for Business
Configuring Computers for Home Use