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CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for establishing a career in IT and the preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles. It is the only industry-recognized credential with performance-based items to prove pros can think on their feet to perform critical IT support tasks in the moment. It is trusted by employers around the world to identify the go-to person in endpoint management & technical support roles.

CompTIA A+

96%

Of managers use certifications as criteria during recruitment

$53K

The median annual wage for computer user support specialists

28%

Increase of open IT positions is expected by 2026

What you'll learn

Candidates will be better prepared to troubleshoot, problem-solve and understand a wide variety of issues ranging from networking and operating systems to mobile devices and security. A+ supports the ability to connect users to the data they need to do their jobs regardless of the devices being used.

Possible job opportunities:

Service Desk Analyst

Help Desk Tech

Technical Support Specialist

Field Service Technician

Help Desk Technician

Associate Network Engineer

Data Support Technician

Desktop Support Administrator

End User Computing Technician

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Twenty days of guided learning! You'll log in daily and engage with your instructor and classmates via our online classroom training platform and learn with course materials designed to ensure an exciting and productive learning experience, with the ease of real-time support from an industry-leading instructor all while participating from your own computer.

Why Comptia?

CompTIA is a global provider of vendor-neutral IT certifications. Earning a CompTIA certification proves you have the right skills, can get the job done and can be the building block of your IT career development.

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Exam Voucher | $226

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Global certification for the skills required to pursue an IT career. To receive the CompTIA A+ certification, candidates must pass two exams: Core 1 (220-1001) and Core 2 (220-1002).

Online Prep Tool (CertMaster Learn) | $329

Online Prep Tool (CertMaster Learn) | $329

This interactive and self-paced tool combines lessons with assessments, videos, and performance-based questions to provide over 40h of content tied to exam objectives.

Digital Book (Study Guide E-book) | $89

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Designed for self-paced learners, this fully illustrated book covers all exam objectives and is packed with informative and accessible content.

Online Practice Tool (CertMaster Practice) | $129

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CertMaster Practice quickly assesses what you already know and what you still need to learn. (includes practice test with performance-based questions)

Exam Details

Exam Codes CompTIA A+ 220-1001 (Core 1) and 220-1002 (Core 2)

Candidates must complete both 1001 and 1002 to earn certification. Exams cannot be combined across the series.

Launch Date January 15, 2019
Exam Description CompTIA A+ 220-1001 covers mobile devices, networking technology, hardware, virtualization and cloud computing and network troubleshooting.

CompTIA A+ 220-1002 covers installing and configuring operating systems, expanded security, software troubleshooting and operational procedures.

Number of Questions Maximum of 90 questions per exam
Type of Questions Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops and performance-based
Length of Test 90 Minutes per exam
Passing Score

220-1001: 675 (on a scale of 100-900)
220-1002: 700 (on a scale of 100-900)

Recommended Experience 9 to 12 months hands-on experience in the lab or field
Languages English at launch. German, Japanese, Portuguese, Thai and Spanish
Retirement TBD – Usually three years after launch
Price $226 per exam

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With all the comfort and flexibility of an online environment, Live Online Training with a CompTIA instructor simulates the traditional classroom learning experience by allowing two-way communication, allowing you to ask questions and participate in discussions. The course includes 10 days of hands-on, instructor-led training and CompTIA’s most popular bundle with all the studying materials you’ll need to pass the exam.

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Exam Prep that increases retention and builds confidence. CertMaster Practice quickly assesses what you already know and what you still need to learn. (includes a practice test with performance-based questions)

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