Computer Hardware & Operating Systems (A+ Exam)

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CompTIA A+ certifications are the starting point for an IT career. Earning such a certification proves that you have the right skills of vendor-neutral credential for technician’s competency in installation, networking, preventative maintenance,security, and troubleshooting of both software and hardware.

  • You will be mastered in the technologies of varied IT environments, both
    traditional devices and modern operating systems.
  • Ability to confidently handle the most challenging technical problems more
  • Expanded knowledge on mobile devices and operating systems
  • Improved efficiency in troubleshooting.

What Will I Learn?

  • Identifying, using, and connecting hardware components and devices
  • Troubleshoot device and network issues
  • Install and support Windows OS including command line & client support
  • Troubleshoot PC and mobile device issues including application security support
  • Explain types of networks and connections including TCP/IP, WIFI and SOHO
  • Install & configure laptops and other mobile devices
  • Understand Mac OS, Linux and mobile OS
  • Identify and protect against security vulnerabilities for devices and their network connections
  • Follow best practices for safety, environmental impacts, and communication and professionalism

Topics for this course

62 Lessons

Windows Operating Systems

Given a scenario, install Windows PC operating systems using appropriate methods.
Compare and contrast various features and requirements of Microsoft Operating Systems (Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1).
Given a scenario, apply appropriate Microsoft command line tools. 1.3
Given a scenario, use appropriate Microsoft operating system features and tools.
Given a scenario, use Windows Control Panel utilities.
Given a scenario, install and configure Windows networking on a client/desktop.
Perform common preventive maintenance procedures using the appropriate Windows OS tools.

Other Operating Systems and Technologies


Software Troubleshooting

Operational Procedures



Mobile Devices

Hardware and Network Troubleshooting


Material Includes

  • Duration: 6 Months
  • 28 hours on-demand video
  • 11 articles
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion


  • No coding experience is necessary to take this course!
  • Any computer and OS will work — Windows, macOS or Linux.
  • A basic understanding of HTML and CSS is a plus.

Target Audience

  • Practice your new skills with coding challenges.
  • Organize and structure your code using software.
  • Get friendly and fast support in the course.