CompTIA A+ Certification Exam

CompTIA A+ Certification Exam

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The A+ is an industry-recognized standard for establishing a career in Information Technology

CompTIA A+ certified professionals are proven, problem solvers. They support today’s core technologies from security to networking to virtualization and more. CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for launching IT careers into today’s digital world.

Job roles for this certification:

  1. Technical Support Specialist
  2. Field Service Technician
  3. IT Support Technician
  4. IT Administrator

The Exam

CompTIA A+ is the preferred performance-based qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles. A+ certified professionals identify issues and problem solve more effectively than those without certification. CompTIA A+ supports the ability to connect users to the data they need to do their jobs regardless of the devices being used. In order to receive the CompTIA A+ certification, candidates must pass two exams: Core 1 (220-1001) and Core 2 (220-1002). Successful candidates will have the skills to:

  • Support basic IT infrastructure, including endpoint management, advanced device connectivity troubleshooting, and basic networking
  • Configure and support PC, mobile, and IoT device hardware, including components, connectors, and peripherals
  • Implement basic data backup and recovery methods and apply data storage and management best practices
  • Demonstrate baseline security skills for IT support professionals, including detecting and removing malware, addressing privacy concerns, physical security, and device hardening
  • Configure device operating systems, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Chrome OS, Android, and iOS, and administer client-based as well as cloud-based (SaaS) software
  • Troubleshoot and problem solve core service and support challenges while applying best practices for documentation, change management, and the use of scripting in IT support

    The Learning + Exam Outcomes  

    A+ Core 1 (220 - 1001)
    • Mobile Devices (14%)
    • Networking (20%)
    • Hardware (27%)
    • Virtualization and Cloud Computing (12%)
    • Network and Hardware Troubleshooting (27%)
    A+ Core 2 (220-1002)
    • Operating Systems (27%)
    • Security (24%)
    • Software Troubleshooting (26%)
    • Operational Procedures (23%)

    Learning Material (optional)

    The learning material can be chosen as follows:
    • The complete bundle includes access to an e-learning platform with lesson plans and gamification features, a virtual environment to perform tasks - mirrored to the real-world scenarios, test preparations for the final exam, and an exam voucher with a retake should you fail the first time
    • The test-prep bundle includes an e-book, test preparations for the final exam, and an exam voucher with a retake should you fail the first time 
    • The basic bundle includes an e-book, and an exam voucher with a retake should you fail the first time

    Entry Requirements: 

    9 to 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field 

    Other information:

    • Examination held online
    • Examination date scheduled according to edVentr calendar (via edVentr Support Team after purchase)
    • Certification issued digitally by CompTIA
    • CompTIA - The world’s leading provider of vendor-neutral IT certifications, which offer individuals industry-relevant knowledge and skills across a broad spectrum of principles/technologies and beyond one IT provider. 

     Requirements:

    • Operating system: Windows 10 / Mac OSX Sierra 10.12 or higher
    • Chrome OS
    • Supported browsers: The preferred internet browser is Chrome. Internet Explorer, Edge, and Safari are also supported
    • Screen resolution of 1280 x 800
    • Input Devices: Full Keyboard and Mouse
    • Internet Connection: A download speed of at least 5 Mbps