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CompTIA A+ 1000 - Part 1

Learn the skills necessary to become a valued PC service specialist with this free online CompTIA A+ diploma course.

Publisher: Workforce Academy Partnership
This course is the first part of an industry-recognized credential that certifies the competency of PC service specialists. It is backed by over fifty major computer hardware and software manufacturers, vendors, distributors, resellers and publications and tells people that you know how to service and repair computers. We explain how to handle various components to provide the skills needed to become an Information Technology (IT) professional.
CompTIA A+ 1000 - Part 1
  • Duration

    6-10 Hours
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This diploma course provides the IT skills needed to become a PC service specialist. The ‘CompTIA A+’ qualification was established by the Computing Technology Industry Association in the United States but has become a worldwide standard that assures people of your competence. We explain what is required to maintain safety for you and the computer components you work with. We also examine the system components and establish their roles.

We then cover types of memory and delve into BIOS, CMOS and storage devices like hard drives. We discuss power supplies and voltage before moving on to ports, cables, connectors and input and output devices. The course wraps up with an overview of other types of hardware you will encounter: printers, mobile devices, multimedia and laptop computers.

We use practical demonstrations of real-world applications of these skills to train you to handle a range of problems on the job. This diploma course covers the core skills required to begin a career servicing computers and other hardware. Sign up to become a valued specialist and gain a qualification that won’t lose value as computers drive the Information Age and we will always need people who can service and repair them.

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