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CompTIA A+
Exams 220-901 and 220-902, revised version 2020

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What is the CompTIA A+?

The CompTIA A+ certification is the preliminary qualification for any career in IT. The CompTIA A+ is an industry-recognised global qualification which validates your abilities and skill set in the vast field of IT support, computer hardware and mobile devices. The vendor-neutral CompTIA A+ certification demonstrates and acknowledges your competency in the following areas:

  • Building and Maintenance of PCs
  • Mobile devices including Android and Apple iOS
  • Laptops
  • Operating Systems
  • Networking and Security
  • Hardware and Software Troubleshooting
  • Printers
  • Operational Procedures, Professionalism and Safety in IT

The A+ certification consists of two exams: A+ 220-901; A+ 220-902; and focuses on the development of hardware and software support skills including being able to perform tasks such as installation, configuration, diagnosis, preventative maintenance and basic networking. It also covers the communication and customer services skills you'll need to support end users. In order to achieve the CompTIA A+ certification, you must pass two exams:

CompTIA A+ 220-901 will cover the fundamentals of computer technology, installation and configuration of PCs, laptops and related hardware, and basic networking.

CompTIA A+ 220-902 will cover 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.

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CompTIA are a world leading developer of vendor-neutral qualifications such as the CompTIA Security+. Vendor-neutrality means that CompTIA qualifications suit a wide range of requirements rather than being tied to specific software or hardware.

The CompTIA A+ is part of the certification track for companies such as Microsoft, HP and Cisco. Other technology companies, including Dell, Intel and Lenovo have made CompTIA A+ certification mandatory for their service technicians. The CompTIA A+ is also noticeable for being a recognised certification by the U.S. Department of Defense, for military personnel or military contractors engaged in IT and telecommunications. As the demand for IT professionals with Support and Hardware skills grow, gaining an A+ certification will distinguish yourself in the fast growing information and technology age.

Jobs and Career Opportunities with the A+

The CompTIA A+ is the industry standard certification for anyone looking at entering the I.T Careers market. Because it's recognised around the world and it's vendor-neutral, Organisations list this certification as the minimum technical requirement for their IT staff and contractors.

Within the UK, the average salary of a CompTIA A+ technician is £24,300pa. The average salary for an A+ graduate is estimated to be £17,500pa. After graduation, you can find work such as a Hardware Engineer or a 1st line Support Technician with relative ease. Below are examples of the starting range of career opportunities offered to A+ Technicians:

  • Systems Administrator
  • Systems Engineer
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Field Service Technician
  • Desktop Support Specialist
  • 1st Line Support Engineer
  • IT Support Administrator
  • PC Technician
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CompTIA A+ Training

We want to ensure you get the best training experience for the best price. Our state of the art and modern classes ensures you get the best and fun learning experience while finishing your certification the shortest amount of time possible. While working through your CompTIA A+ course we offer 24 hour support 7 days a week and incase you get really stuck you can call your lecturers for an 1on1 chat whenever you need.

Working with the JobcentrePlus and our Recruitment Partners across the UK, we will work with you to ensure that you can find work in IT (and not in any job) through job interviews and guarantee you applications. If you have no qualification or background in IT, we will provide you with the necessary training for the experience required - We aim to get your foot in the door. For existing CompTIA professionals, we can upgrade your qualifications and improve your career prospects. Do not allow your lack of experience or self-confidence deny you from a career in I.T - it is a lot easier (and enjoyable too) than most people think, once you learn the basics.

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We have helped hundreds of students to reach their goal, obtaining jobs and certifications and an immense understanding of IT that some had thought unattainable. Do not allow your lack of experience or self-confidence deny you from a career in IT - it is a lot easier (and enjoyable too) than most people think.


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