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An A+ Certification is a vendor neutral certification that certifies the compentency of service professionals in the computer industry.  It is for anyone who wants an internationally recognized credential that validates compentency in computer service and technical support.  The A+ Certification program is one of the largest certifications worldwide.  The A+ Certification is developed and sponsored by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), a global association of IT industry companies with the common goal of standardized qualifications for professionals working in the industry.  Memberships of CompTIA include most of the global software and hardware manufacturers such as Microsoft, IBM, Lotus, Dell, Compaq, etc.  Most ComptTIA literature states that "CompTIA is a global trade association representing the business interests of the information technology industry."

How the A+ Certification test work?

The A+ demonstrates basic competence in supporting microcomputers.  To be certified you must pass two modules: the A+ Core Hardware exam and the A+ Operating Systems Technologies (OST) exam.  Both exams require hands-on expertise as they test your ability with PC Hardware, Operating Systems and basic networking.  In addition it treats best practices in issues relating to maintenance and safety.   

The Core Hardware examination measures basic knowledge of installing, configuring, upgrading, troubleshooting and repairing microcomputer systems.

The Operating System Technologies exam measures basic knowledge of Command Line Prompt, Operating Systems for installing, configuring, upgrading, troubleshooting and repairing microcomputer systems.

These essentials of A+ are based on the standards defined by CompTIA's test specifications.

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