Duration Time
80 days


The CompTIA A+ certification is the starting point for a career in IT. The exams cover maintenance of PCs, mobile devices, laptops, operating systems and printers.

Dell, Intel and Lenovo require it for service techs
Recognized by U.S. Dept. of Defense
An ANSI accredited Certifier - 0731
Held by 900,000 IT professionals
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In order to receive the CompTIA A+ certification, you must pass two exams.

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.

  • 1. Required exams CompTIA A+ 220-801 & CompTIA A+ 220-802

  • 2. Number of questions Maximum of 90

  • 3. Length of test 90 minutes

  • 4. Passing score CompTIA A+ 220-801: 675 (on a scale of 900)

  • 5. CompTIA A+ 220-802: 700 (on a scale of 900)

  • 6. Recommended experience Six to 12 months hands-on experience in the lab or field

  • 7. Type of questions Multiple choice and performance-based

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Module 01: Introduction
Module 02: Power Systems
Module 03: CPUs and Motherboards
Module 04: CPUs and Motherboards
Module 05: Expansion Cards
Module 06: Data Storage Devices
Module 07: Ports, Connectors and Cables
Module 08: Printers and Scanners
Module 09: Display Devices
Module 10: Portable Computers and Devices
Module 11: Operating System Management
Module 12: Operating System Monitoring
Module 13: OS Maintenance and Troubleshooting
Module 14: Networking
Module 15: Internet Connections
Module 16: Network Troubleshooting
Module 17: Security
Module 18: Maintaining the PC Environment
Module 19: Introduction
Module 20: Getting Started with PC Hardware Support
Module 21: Operating Systems
Module 22: Electricity and Power Supplies
Module 23: CPUs and Motherboards
Module 24: Basic Input/Output System
Module 25: Memory Systems
Module 26: Bus Structures
Module 27: Expansion Cards
Module 28: Ports, Connectors and Cables
Module 29: Data Storage Devices
Module 30: Video and Multimedia Input/Output Devices
Module 31: Printers
Module 32: Portable Computers and Devices
Module 33: Monitoring and Management
Module 34: Operating System Troubleshooting
Module 35: Connecting Computers
Module 36: Networking Computers
Module 37: Security
Module 38: Windows Installation and Upgrades
Module 39: Safety
Module 40: Troubleshooting and Maintaining a PC