CompTIA A+ certification validates the latest skills needed by today’s computer support professionals. It is an international, vendor-neutral certification recognized by major hardware and software vendors, distributors and resellers. CompTIA A+ confirms a technician's ability to perform tasks such as installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and basic networking. The exams also cover domains such as security, safety and environmental issues and communication and professionalism.
CompTIA A+ ensures the right people have the right skills. While many of the essential skills are universal, there are additional skills required to support the needs of businesses. By offering alternative validation paths for specific job scenarios, CompTIA A+ gives individuals the ability to grow their careers in a certain area, and employers the flexibility to choose the validation that best fits their needs.
Benefits of A+ Certification
Certifications have become a must in the IT industry, especially for those just starting out. Certifications provide proof of your professional achievements and increase your marketability to potential employers. A certain level of knowledge and skills are required to pass any certification exam, and obtaining a credential proves that you have acquired these skills and knowledge. When it comes time to marketing yourself to employers, preference is usually given to those who are certified.
For those of you who are already working in the IT industry, earning the A+ certification may result in the opportunity for advancement and salary increases. Many companies encourage their employees to further their skill set by obtaining certifications.
The A+ certification can also be used to fulfill other certification requirements. Some vendors recognize the A+ certification in lieu of one of their own exams. For example, you can use the A+ certification along with CompTIA’s Server+ or Network+ to fulfill an elective requirement for the Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) certification.
CompTIA A+ Certification requires passing two exams:
In this package you receive access to the four CompTIA A+ courses. You must choose two of the four exams to earn A+ certification.
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