CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for establishing a career in IT.
CompTIA A+ is the foundation of your IT career
CompTIA A+ is the preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles. It is about much more than PC repair.
- Candidates are better prepared to troubleshoot and problem solve.
- Technicians understand a wide variety of issues ranging from networking and operating systems to mobile devices and security.
- A+ supports the ability to connect users to the data they need to do their jobs regardless of the devices being used.
9 skills that you master and validate with CompTIA A+
Identifying, using, and connecting hardware components and devices
Install & configure laptops and other mobile devices
Explain types of networks and connections including TCP/IP, WIFI and SOHO
OTHER OS & TECHNOLOGIES
Understand Mac OS, Linux and mobile OS
HARDWARE & NETWORK TROUBLESHOOTING
Troubleshoot device and network issues
Identify and protect against security vulnerabilities for devices and their network connections
WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEMS
Install and support Windows OS including command line & client support
Troubleshoot PC and mobile device issues including application security support
Follow best practices for safety, environmental impacts, and communication and professionalism
Companies that use A+
Jobs that use A+ and their average salaries*
Field Service Technician
Desktop Support Analyst
Help Desk Tier 2 Support