The CompTIA A+ certification demonstrates competency as a computer technician. It is considered by most to be the “standard” certification in the Information Technology field. The CompTIA A+ certification is a vendor neutral certification that covers numerous technologies and operating systems.
Why Should I obtain my CompTIA A+ certification?
- Dell, Intel and Lenovo require the CompTIA A+ certification for their service technicians.
- The CompTIA A+ certification is recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense.
- The CompTIA A+ certification is vendor-neutral
- Over 900,000 Information Technology Professionals hold the CompTIA A+ certification.
What jobs will obtaining the CompTIA A+ certification open me up to?
- Technical Support Specialist
- Field Service Technician
- IT Support Technician
- IT Support Administrator
- IT Support Specialist
All of these jobs pay, on average, $22.24 an hour.
Is there anymore information I could learn about the CompTIA A+ certification?
In order to obtain your CompTIA A+ Certification, you must pass two exams.
CompTIA A+ 220-801 covers the fundamentals of computer technology, installation and configuration of PCs, laptops and related hardware, and basic networking.
CompTIA A+ 220-802 covers the skills required to install and configure PC operating systems, as well as configuring common features (e.g. network connectivity and email) for mobile operating systems Android and Apple iOS.
The previous version of the CompTIA A+ certification, exam codes 220-701 and 220-702, will still be available until August 31, 2013.
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