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Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA)

 

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), a non-profit 

trade association, was created in 1982 as the Association of Better Computer Dealers, representatives of five microcomputer dealerships. CompTIA is a provider of professional certifications for the information technology (IT) industry.

INTRODUCTION

 

CompTIA’s A+ certification is the starting line for a career in IT.

 

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.

CREDIBILTY

 

CompTIA A+ certification proves that you have the basic necessary skills as an IT Service technician. Government agencies like U.S. Dept. of Defense and private companies like Dell, IBM, Lenovo, CompuCom and Intel prefer having IT technicians with a CompTIA A+ certification. Even your current employer will give more value to you than your colleague who does not have this certification.

 

Why get the CompTIA A+ certification?

 

The A+ certification is an excellent resume booster. If you are in the job hunt, adding this to your arsenal can be very beneficial when it comes to obtaining that job, and procuring a good salary. More career option, Proof that you are serious, Money Sever, Money Maker.To state the obvious, credentials are important for IT job seekers. The organization you already work for might require the A+ now, or plan on doing so in the future. If your job search strategy includes obtaining other IT certifications, the A+ is a great place to start, and gives you a strong foundation for those other cert.

 

What kind of experience and pre-requisites should I have before attempting the CompTIA A+ exams?

 

CompTIA recommends that a person have the equivalent knowledge of at least 6 to 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field. However, many people take the exam with less experience. No other certifications are required as pre-requisites.

 

What do I get when I pass

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When you pass both exams, you will become CompTIA A+ Certified. CompTIA A+ certification proves that you have the basic necessary skills as an IT Service technician and In the industry standard in terms of measuring a technicians hardware and software knowledge. starting line for a career in IT field.

 

The CompTIA website lists

Canon, Cognizant, Computacenter, Fujitsu, Ricoh, Toshiba, Unisys and Intel recommend it.At the testing center you will receive a printed score report after each exam you take. Hold onto these as proof that you passed. Afterward you can either download your certificate in PDF format from CompTIA

Better Career Options

 

Recruiting agencies

prefer candidates with more certifications. CompTIA A+ will be preferred list of certifications for the job-seeker. The CompTIA website lists Canon, Cognizant, Computacenter, Fujitsu, Ricoh, Toshiba, Unisys and Intel recommend or require CompTIA A+ certifications for their IT staff or partners.

BENIFIT

 

The certification can be kept relevant through CompTIA’s Continuing Education Program. For certified professionals enrolled in the Continuing Education Program, the higher-level certifications that will renewal include, but not limited to, Cisco, EMC, HP, IBM, Microsoft, ISC(2), Novell, Oracle and Red Hat

 

Performance-Based Objectives and Skills Gained

 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be practically aware about:

 

PC hardware

Networking

Laptop

Printer

Operational procedure

Operating system

Security

Mobile device

Troubleshooting

 

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