• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course covers peripheral devices. Also included is information on the various types' hardware that can be connected to your computer. Features and functions of each of the types of hardware are also covered.

Learning Objectives

CompTIA A+ 220-1001: Working with Peripheral Devices

  • describe the various printer options available
  • list features of flatbed and barcode scanners
  • recognize the various monitors options
  • describe VR peripherals such as headsets
  • recognize when to use external optical drives
  • describe the importance of mice and keyboards
  • list the benefits of touchpads and signature pads
  • recognize game controllers
  • list the benefits of having computer cameras and webcams
  • describe the purpose of microphones and speakers
  • describe features of projectors such as lumens and brightness
  • list external storage drive options
  • identify the benefits of KVMs
  • differentiate between magnetic and chip readers
  • list features of NFC
  • recognize when to use smart card readers
  • identify computer peripherals

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Customer Service and Technical Support
  • Cyber Defense Analysis
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Systems Development
  • Technology R&D