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Course Number: A+

The CompTIA A+ certification is the first step of your professional IT journey. It’s the ideal foundational certification to get started on a career working with cutting-edge information technologies. It covers mobile, tablets, laptops, desktops and beyond. The exam verifies an individual can troubleshoot networking and security issues within operating systems such as Apple, Android, Windows and more. 

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Why CompTIA A+?

This industry recognized certification is held by over 1,000,000 IT professionals. Moreover, it’s vendor neutral, which means the skills you develop here won’t be tied to a specific company or technology; keeping your horizons in IT broad and deep.

Jobs that use CompTIA A+

  • Technical support specialist
  • Field service technician
  • IT support technician
  • IT support administrator
  • IT support specialist

The CompTIA A+ 220-901 Objectives are subject to change without notice.

Course Outline
1.0 Hardware
1.1 Categorize storage devices and backup media
1.2 Explain motherboard components, types and features
1.3 Classify power supplies types and characteristics
1.4 Explain the purpose and characteristics of CPUs and their  features
1.5 Explain cooling methods and devices
1.6 Compare and contrast memory types, characteristics and      their purpose
1.7 Distinguish between the different display devices and their characteristics
1.8 Install and configure peripherals and input devices
1.9 Summarize the function and types of adapter cards
1.10 Install, configure and optimize laptop components and features
1.11 Install and configure printers
2.0 Troubleshooting, Repair and Maintenance
2.1 Given a scenario, explain the troubleshooting theory
2.2 Given a scenario, explain and interpret common hardware and operating system symptoms and their causes
2.3 Given a scenario, select and use system utilities / tools and evaluate the results
2.4 Evaluate and resolve common issues
3.0 Networking
3.1 Troubleshoot client-side connectivity issues using appropriate tools
3. 2 Install and configure a small office home office (SOHO) network
4.0 Security
4.1 Given a scenario, prevent, troubleshoot and remove viruses and malware
4.2 Implement security and troubleshoot common issues

Certification Information

In order to receive the CompTIA A+ certification, you must pass two exams; 220-801 and 220-802 or 220-901 and 220-902.

CompTIA A+ certifications issued in 2011 or later are valid for three years. You can keep your certification current through the Continuing Education Program.

Exam Details

If you are currently training for A+ 220-801 & 802 you must take the exam by June 30, 2016. If you do not take the 800 series exams by June 30, you can earn your certification by taking A+ 220-901 & 902.

Exam Codes CompTIA A+ 220-801 and CompTIA A+ 220-802 CompTIA A+ 220-901 and 220-902
(Academy customers use the same codes)
You must take (and pass) exams from the same series, either 801 and 802 OR 901 and 902. Mixing exams from different series will NOT earn you the CompTIA A+ certification.
Launch Date December 201​2 December 15, 2015
Exam Description CompTIA A+ 220-801 covers computer technology fundamentals, such as PC installation, configuration, mobile devices, and networking as well as safety ​procedures and prohibited content.

CompTIA A+ 220-802 covers installing and configuring PC and mobile operating systems, as well as common functions in networking, email and security.

CompTIA A+ 220-901 covers PC hardware and peripherals, mobile device hardware, networking and troubleshooting hardware and network connectivity issues.

CompTIA A+ 220-902 covers installing and configuring operating systems including Windows, iOS, Android, Apple OS X and Linux. It also addresses security, the fundamentals of cloud computing and operational procedures.

Number of Questions Maximum of 90 questions
Type of Questions Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops and performance-based
Length of Test 90 Minutes
Passing Score 220-801: 675 (on a scale of 900)
220-802: 700 (on a scale of 900)
220-901: 675 (on a scale of 900)
220-902: 700 (on a scale of 900)
Recommended Experience 6 to 12 months hands-on experience in the lab or field
Languages English, Japanese, German, Thai, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, French, Arabic, Brazilian, Portuguese English at Launch. Japanese, Spanish, German and French availability dates TBD
Retirement English Language – June 30, 2016, Other Languages – December 31, 2016 TBD – Usually three years after launch
Price  per exam $199.00

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