1001-02: CompTIA A+ Certification, part 1 of 13: Fundamentals

with experts Chuck Nailen, Brian Ferrill

In this course for the CompTIA A+ 1001-1002 exam, we will start looking at the basics hardware components, including various Display types, different Input Devices, External Devices, Hard Drives, and many other items. I’ll show you how many of these devices are used. We’ll look at various ports found on the mother board including legacy items as well as newest connection ports. Then we will cover many topics, including Personal Computer Operating Systems, what Utilities are found in the Windows Control Panel, how to get to the Command Line and what Tools can be used from the Command Line, and how Windows Security Settings can be used to protect the computer. You will have a better understanding how the Windows operating system works, what software tools are used and how to keep it secure.

Beginner | 3h 25m | February 28, 2021


Course Outline

Chuck Nailen

Chuck Nailen has been providing classroom training for more than 16 years. He does training for in department-supported CompTIA curriculums, Microsoft curriculums, and Department of State (DoS) proprietary platforms in support of SAIT and DoS programs. He holds many certifications including National Career Readiness Certificate-Gold Level, MCSA, MCT, MCITP, MCTS, and others.

Brian Ferrill

A lifelong fascination with technology led a varied career in technology. I have over 20 years of experience supporting end users, and small businesses. On top of that, I have been an Information Technology instructor for Edmonds Community College, where I instructed on CompTIA’s A+, and Network+ material. During that time I created curriculum for not only those courses, but also for CompTIA’s Security+ certification. I currently hold the following certifications: A+, Network+, Server+, Cloud+, and Project+.

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