IT Fundamentals + CompTIA A+ (220-901 & 220-902)

Learning Materials: Frank D Wouters Jr. CETsr, CSM, MIT, CA | Instructor: Business Hours, Evenings or Weekends

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CompTIA IT Fundamentals

CompTIA IT Fundamentals presents the foundational skills for those considering a career in information technology and later considering the pursuit of higher certifications. CompTIA IT Fundamentals covers the necessary skills and knowledge to:

  • Identify and explain basic computer components
  • Set up a basic workstation
  • Conduct basic software installation
  • Establish basic network connectivity
  • Identify/prevent basic security risks
  • Understand safety and preventative maintenance of computers

There are five domains covered in CompTIA IT Fundamentals:

Course Number Course Hours/Points
1 Software 21%
2 Hardware 18%
3 Security 21%
4 Networking 16%
5 Basic IT Literacy 24%

Prerequisites: None

Hours: 40


CompTIA A+

In order to receive the CompTIA A+ certification, you must pass two exams: 220-901 and 220-902. CompTIA A+ covers the necessary skills and knowledge to:

  • Assemble components based on customer requirements
  • Install, configure and maintain devices, PCs and software for end users
  • Understand the basics of networking and security/forensics
  • Properly and safely diagnose, resolve and document common hardware and software issues
  • Apply troubleshooting skills
  • Provide appropriate customer support
  • Understand the basics of virtualization, desktop imaging and deployment

There are four domains covered in CompTIA A+ 220-901 section of training:

Chapter CompTIA A+ 220-901 Hours/Points
1 Hardware 34% Of Total Hour
2 Networking 21% Of Total Hour


3 Mobile Devices 17% Of Total Hour
4 Hardware and Network Troubleshooting  28% Of Total Hour


There are five domains covered in CompTIA A+ 220-902 section of training:

Chapter CompTIA A+ 220-902 Hours/Points
1 Windows Operating Systems 29% Of Total Hour
2 Other Operating Systems & Technologies 21% Of Total Hour
3 Security 17% Of Total Hour
4 Software Troubleshooting 28% Of Total Hour
5 Operational Procedures 13% Of Total Hour

Prerequisites: Information Technology Fundamentals or instructor’s approval.

Hours: 120


Total Hours for ITFundamentals+, Comptia A+220-901 and Comptia A+ 220-902 : 160 Hours

Points/Total Points: 152/50

Sessions: 16-30

Hours per session:  3 – 6

Duration:  4-12 weeks

Weekly Hours: 1020

Grading Scale: Class attendance and exercises (75%), exams, questions and answers (25%)

Certificate Obtained: Comptia IT Fundamentals, CompTIA A+  (220-901,  220-902)

Cost: $4995