What is CompTIA A + certification? Definition from suzannesharon's blog

The A + certification demonstrates competence as a computer technician. This certification indicates that the owner has the qualifications and training to troubleshoot and repair computers.

CompTIA A + certification is a vendor neutral certification covering numerous vendor technologies and operating systems such as Microsoft, Apple Inc., Novell, and some of the Linux distributions

A + is a unique certification for entry-level hardware technicians. It is one of the most recognized certifications worldwide. It is intended for anyone who requires an internationally recognized credential as a competent computer professional.

How to obtain the CompTIA A + certification?

The A + certification is sponsored by CompTIA (Computing Technology Industry Association). To obtain certification, you must pass two tests: exam 220-801 and exam 220-802. Both tests must be passed in order to receive A + certification.

The study material required for the exam is:

  • PC with Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, 7, or 8

  • Ground connection

  • Anti Static wrist strap (ESD bracelet or ground bracelet)

  • Phillips screwdriver

  • Flat head screwdriver

  • Calculator

The CompTIA A + 220-801 certification exam is based on the following topics:

  • PC hardware

  • Networking

  • Laptops

  • Printers

  • Operational procedures

The CompTIA A + 220-802 certification exam is based on the following topics:

  • Operating systems

  • Security

  • Mobile devices

  • Problem solving

Also Read: Comptia server+

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