Coming in January 2019 – The New CompTIA A+ Core Series
CompTIA A+ Exam Codes 220-1001 & 220-1002 (Core 1 & Core 2) will be available January 15, 2019. The new CompTIA A+ Core Series covers expanded content on these growing parts of the IT support role including an expansion of baseline security topics and a different approach in defining competency in operational procedures.
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 virtualization, desktop imaging and deployment
Hardware & Network Troubleshooting
Windows Operating Systems
Other Operating Systems & Technologies
CompTIA A+ is accredited by ANSI as meeting the ISO/IEC 17024 standard and is approved by U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to fulfill Directive 8570.01-M requirements.
CompTIA's A+ 220-901 & 902 addresses the increased diversity of technologies in today's IT environments, from cloud computing and Linux to iOS and Android. The A+ 220-901 & 902 Series has expanded coverage of several domains by adding:
- Expanded coverage of mobile devices and operating systems
- More security problem-solving
- Fundamental cloud concepts
- Significant increase in troubleshooting
In order to receive CompTIA A+ certification, a candidate must pass both the CompTIA A+ 220-901 and 220-902 exams.