CompTIA A+ Certification

CompTIA A+ Certification

CompTIA A+ certification is an industry-recognized, vendor-neutral credential designed to validate the skills required for entry-level IT professionals to work with networking, mobile devices, Windows Operating systems, network, and software troubleshooting; security, and operational procedures. The CompTIA A+ certification introduces candidates to the essential IT domains. The CompTIA A+ certification is a mandatory hiring requirement for a variety of entry-level IT jobs and is considered the mark of a skilled entry-level technician.

To get the CompTIA A+ certification, candidates have to pass the 220-1001 and 220-1002 (CompTIA A+ Core Series) exams.

220-1001 (Core 1) exam objectives

  • Hardware
  • Networking
  • Mobile Devices
  • Virtualization and Cloud Computing
  • Hardware and Network Troubleshooting

220-1002 (Core 2) exam objectives

  • Security
  • Operating Systems
  • Operational Procedures
  • Software Troubleshooting

Here are some of the key skills and knowledge areas measured in the CompTIA A+ certification exams:

  • Applying computer safety procedures and best practices
  • Understanding different types and features of motherboard components
  • Basics of computer and mobile devices; hardware, software, networking, and security
  • Understanding the working of multiple types of data storage devices and backup media
  • Identification of PC hardware, peripherals, and network components in a business environment
  • Implementing a variety of troubleshooting techniques to fix system errors and connectivity issues
  • Setting up and managing popular operating systems like Windows, iOS, Android, Apple OS X, and Linux
  • Installing and configuring input devices such as keyboards, mice, bio-metric scanners, and touch screen

The CompTIA A+ training program proves aptitude and proficiency in the basic concepts of virtualization, customer support, deployment, and desktop imaging.

uCertify provides study guides for the 220-1001 and 220-1002 exams. These CompTIA A+ certification courses will help you gain expertise on all the basic and advanced concepts required to pass each certification exam successfully.

Requirements for CompTIA A+ Certification

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

Complete A+ Guide to IT Hardware and Software (1101/1102)

Complete A+ Guide to IT Hardware and Software (1101/1102)

ISBN: 978-1-64459-384-4
CompTIA 220-1101-1102-SCH.AB1
CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1101) and Core 2 (220-1102)

CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1101) and Core 2 (220-1102)

ISBN: 978-1-64459-396-7
CompTIA 220-1101-1102.AB1
CompTIA A+ (220-1101 & 220-1102)

CompTIA A+ (220-1101 & 220-1102)

ISBN: 978-1-64459-528-2
CompTIA 220-1101-1102.AE2
CompTIA A+  (220-1102)

CompTIA A+ (220-1102)

ISBN: 978-1-64459-532-9
CompTIA 220-1102.AE2
PC Expert

PC Expert

ISBN: 978-1-64459-557-2
uCertify PC-EXP.AA1