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CompTIA A+ 1000 - Part 1

Learn the skills necessary to become a PC Service Specialist with this free online CompTIA A+ course.

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This free online CompTIA A+ course is the first part of a computer industry-recognized credential that certifies the competency of PC service specialists. It is backed by over 50 major computer hardware and software manufacturers, vendors, distributors, resellers, and publications. You will study the soft skills needed to become an IT professional, the proper techniques for handling computer components, system components, motherboards, and more.





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This free online course, CompTIA A+ 1000 - Part 1, will provide you with an understanding of the skills needed to become a PC Service Specialist. You will learn IT Professional soft skills. You will be able to explain what is required to maintain safety for you and computer components. You will also learn about an overview of the system components.

This course then explains types of memory, understanding BIOS and CMOS, as well as hard drives and storage devices. You will learn about power supplies and voltage. You will also learn about ports, cables, connectors, as well as input and output devices.

This course then wraps up discussing other types of hardware you will encounter as a PC Service Specialist. You will learn about managing printers, mobile devices, multimedia, and laptop computers. Students will also learn through demonstration the practical, real world application of these skills. By taking this course you will learn the core skills required to begin a career servicing computers and other hardware as a PC Service Specialist. So why wait? Start learning about the exciting world of computer service today.

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IT Professional Soft Skills

Safety for You and Computer Components

System Component Overview

Understanding Motherboards

Understanding Processors

Understanding Types of Memory

Understanding BIOS and CMOS

Hard Drives and Storage Devices

Power Supplies and Voltage

Ports, Cables, and Connectors

Input and Output Devices

Managing Printers

Mobile Devices, Multimedia, and Laptop Computers

Course assessment

Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course, you will be able to:

  • Compare types of memory
  • Distinguish hard drives and other storage devices
  • Identify power supplies and voltage
  • Discuss types of input and output devices
  • Recognize the differences in maintenance for mobile devices and laptop computers


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