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A+ Basics Of Computer Hardware

Prompt's A+ Certification course will train individuals with little or no computer background about computer technology, computer troubleshooting and prepare them to pass the recently updated CompTIA A+ Certification exams. It is the starting point for a career in IT. It ensures that holders are skilled at PC maintenance, networking, mobile devices, laptops, operating systems, printers, security and troubleshooting techniques. Enhanced learning includes study guides, certification test prep, A+ exam simulations and focus drills that offer students an ideal way to prepare for success as a professional IT support technician and administrator.

A+ Basics Of Computer Hardware

Course Modules

Identifying Personal Computer Components

  • Motherboard types
  • Motherboard components
  • Computer Components Identification
  • Assemble and Disassemble Computer Components
  • Devices Installation and Configuration
  • Popular CPU Chips

Identifying Purpose And Characteristics Of Processor

  • Evolution
  • Processor printing instruction/specification
  • Processor generations
  • Characteristics of Processor
  • Processor Core Specification

Identifying Purpose And Characteristics Of Memory

  • Types of memory
  • Error Handling in RAM
  • RAM
  • Types of RAM
  • Speed Specifications
  • Physical Differentiation among RAM
  • Types of ROM

Identifying Purpose And Characteristics Of Storage Devices

  • Hard disk drive working
  • Advanced disk drive
  • Floppy drive
  • Zip drive
  • Tape drives
  • Flash memory
  • CD/DVD drives
  • Advanced digital storage

Identifying Purpose And Characteristics Of Display Devices

  • Key Terms
  • Image quality of monitor
  • Evolution of Displays
  • Video technologies
  • Types of monitor

Identifying Purpose And Characteristics Of Other Components

  • Adapter cards
  • Peripheral port connector types
  • Common IDE, SCSI and Peripheral Devices
  • Common Error Codes Interpretation
  • Cooling systems

Duration of the courses: 120 Hours


To ensure your success in this course, you should have basic computer user skills, be able to complete tasks in a Microsoft® Windows® environment, be able to search for, browse, and access information on the Internet, and have basic knowledge of computing concepts.


Key Benefits

This course is designed for individuals who have basic computer user skills and who are interested in obtaining a job as an entry-level IT technician. This course is also designed for students who are seeking the CompTIA A+ certification.In this course, you will learn to install, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, and perform preventive maintenance on personal computers, digital devices, and operating systems.