CompTIA A+ (£1,499 +VAT)
Held by over 1 million IT professionals worldwide, CompTIA A+ is the most essential IT certification for establishing an IT career. If you’re new to the IT industry, this will help you put your best foot forward. And if you’re already an IT professional, the CompTIA A+ certification validates your skills and can boost your career.
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CompTIA A+ is the preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles. A+ certified professionals identify issues and problem-solve more effectively than those without certification. In order to receive the CompTIA A+ certification, candidates must pass two exams: 220-901 and 220-902. Successful candidates will have the knowledge required 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, including forensics
- Apply troubleshooting skills to diagnose, resolve and document common hardware and software issues
- Provide appropriate customer support
- Understand the basics of virtualisation, desktop imaging and deployment
Module 1: Hardware Fundamentals
Module 2: Operating System Fundamentals
Module 3: Networking and Security Fundamentals
Module 4: Safety and Operational Procedures
Module 5: Supporting Display Devices
Module 6: Installing and Configuring Peripheral Components
Module 7: Managing System Components
Module 8: Managing Data Storage
Module 9: Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows
Module 10: Optimising and Maintaining Microsoft Windows
Module 11: Working with other operating systems
Module 12: Customised Client Environments
Module 13: Network Technologies
Module 14: Installing and Configuring Network Capabilities
Module 15: Supporting Mobile Digital Devices
Module 16: Supporting printers and Multifunction Devices
Module 17: Security Threats, Vulnerabilities and Controls
Module 18: Implementing Security Controls
Module 19: Troubleshooting System-wide issues
Why Study A+?
A+ is comprehensive and vendor-neutral
A+ certified professionals have mastered the technologies found in today’s extensive and varied IT environments, from mobile to traditional devices and operating systems. They can confidently handle the most challenging technology problems more efficiently. Learn more with this infographic.
A+ validates foundational skills
A+ establishes best practices in troubleshooting, networking and security across a variety of devices to set the stage for IT careers. The certification also matches professional tech skills with communication skills.
A+ is trusted by employers
As businesses and governments worldwide continue to adopt mobile and cloud technology, they trust A+ certified professionals to keep their devices running and organisations working smoothly.
A+ is globally recognized and accredited
CompTIA A+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and is approved by the U.S. Department of Defense to meet directive 8140/8570.01-M requirements.
A+ is industry supported
A+ is developed and maintained by leading IT experts. Content for the exams stems from a combination of industry-wide survey feedback and contributions from our team of subject matter experts. Learn more about the people behind the CompTIA A+ exam development and the CompTIA A+ Advisory Committee.
|Exam Codes||220-901 & 220-902|
|Number of Questions||90 questions|
|Type of Questions||Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops and performance-based|
|Duration of Exam||90 Minutes|
|Recommended Experience||6 to 12 months hands-on experience in the lab or field|
|Languages||English, Japanese, Spanish and German now available.|