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CompTIA A+ Essentials practice exams

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Simulation Exams 400+ 30 NA $27.95 A+ Essentials Practice Test Page
Transcender 513 NA NA $139 A+ Essentials Practice Test Page
ucertify 778 15 NA $33.59 A+ Essentials Practice Test Page
proprofs 670 NA NA $59 A+ Essentials Practice Test Page
Measureup 303 NA NA NA A+ Essentials Practice Test Page
Boson 300 NA NA $99 A+ Essentials Practice Test Page

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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.

Objective of A+ certification Exam

A+ certification is designed specifically for the professionals working in computer hardware and software support field.

Achievement of A+ Certification shows that a person has the knowledge, technical and customer service skills necessary to successfully support PC equipment and users.

Technical Expectations: A+ Certified Professional

An A+ Certified Professional is usually expected to carry out the following tasks:

Installation and setup, Upgrading, Repairs, Troubleshooting, Maintenance of desktops, laptops, printers, and all other peripherals. Plus,needed to fully understand the network configurations and operating systemsusers might be utilizing. And also the setup, training of users in the use of systems, as well as Software related tasks.

Software related responsibilities may include: installation of software packages, upgrade and update of software, troubleshoot application and system errors, advice users on software use, train users, writing of training/user manuals, overseeing PC usage and so on.

An Overview of A+ Certification Exam

The certification exams are computer based, and conducted by Sylvan Prometric and VUE testing centers.

The A+ test is available throughout the world in English, Spanish, French, German, and Japanese.

Exam Details

A+ certification requires two tests to be passed: the A+ Essentials(220-701) exam and A+ Practical Application(220-702) exam

Both of these tests must be passed in order to receive A+ certification .

Exam Structure

The CompTIA A+ Essentials consists of 100 questions. A passing score on the CompTIA A+ Essentials exam is 675, on a scale of 100-900.

CompTIA A+ Essentials Exam(220-701) Format:

Number of questions: 100 (approximately)

Exam Objectives:

1.0 Hardware 27%

2.0 Troubleshooting, Repair & Maintenance 20%

3.0 Operating System and Software 20%

4.0 Networking 15%

5.0 Security 8%

6.0 Operational Procedure 10%

Total 100%

Time allowed:90 minutes

Passing score: Minimum score required is 675

Exam Format: Linear ; Computer Format


1. http://www.comptia.org/certifications/listed/a.aspx