CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for establishing a career in IT.
CompTIA A+ certified professionals are proven problem solvers. They support today’s core technologies from security to cloud to data management and more. CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for launching IT careers into today’s digital world.
The CompTIA A+ Core Series requires candidates to pass two exams: Core 1 (220-1001) and Core 2 (220-1002) covering the following new content:
Identifying, using, and connecting hardware components and devices
Install and support Windows OS including command line & client support. Understand Mac OS, Linux and mobile OS
Troubleshoot PC and mobile device issues including application security support
Explain types of networks and connections including TCP/IP, WIFI and SOHO
HARDWARE & NETWORK TROUBLESHOOTING
Troubleshoot device and network issues
Identify and protect against security vulnerabilities for devices and their network connections
Install & configure laptops and other mobile devices
VIRTUALIZATION & CLOUD COMPUTING
Compare & contrast cloud computing concepts & set up client-side virtualization
Follow best practices for safety, environmental impacts, and communication and professionalism