The CompTIA A+ certification is the starting point for a career in IT. The exam covers maintenance of PCs, mobile devices, laptops, operating systems and printers.
In order to receive the CompTIA A+ certification, you must pass two exams: 220-901 and 220-902.
CompTIA A+ 220-901 covers PC hardware and peripherals, mobile device hardware, networking and troubleshooting hardware and network connectivity issues.
CompTIA A+ 220-902 covers installing and configuring operating systems including Windows, iOS, Android, Apple OS X and Linux. It also addresses security, the fundamentals of cloud computing and operational procedures.
A+ Exam Format
– Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops and performance-based
– Number of Questions: 90 (max)
– Exam Duration: 90 minutes
– Pass Score: 675 out of 900 for CompTIA A+ 220-901 and 700 out of 900 for CompTIA A+ 220-902