CompTIA™ A+ Certification
IT success stories start with CompTIA A+ certification. It validates understanding of the most common hardware and software technologies in business and certifies the skills necessary to support complex IT infrastructures. CompTIA A+ is a powerful credential that helps IT professionals worldwide ignite their IT career.
A+ is comprehensive and vendor-neutral
A+ certified professional have mastered the technologies found in today’s extensive and varied IT environments, from mobile to traditional devices and operating systems. They can confidently handle the most challenging technology problems more efficiently. Learn more with this infographic.
A+ validates foundational skills
A+ establishes best practices in troubleshooting, networking and security across a variety of devices to set the stage for IT careers. The certification also matches professional tech skills with communication skills.
A+ is trusted by employers
As businesses and governments worldwide continue to adopt mobile and cloud technology, they trust A+ certified professionals to keep their devices running and organizations working smoothly.
A+ is globally recognized and accredited
CompTIA A+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and is approved by the U.S. Department of Defense to meet directive 8570.01-M requirements.
A+ is industry supported
A+ is developed and maintained by leading IT experts. Content for the exams stems from a combination of industry-wide survey feedback and contributions from our team of subject matter experts. Learn more about the people behind the CompTIA A+ exam development and the CompTIA A+ Advisory Committee.
The CompTIA™ A+ program will prepare you for two CompTIA™ A+ certification exams: CompTIA A+ Exam 220-901 and CompTIA A+ Exam 220-902. Topics covered in the program include motherboards, memory, processors, video, storage media and devices, printers, operating systems, networking, virtualization, mobile devices, security, and more. You will have the opportunity to practice on online lab systems. Gaining CompTIA™ A+ certification assures employers and computer owners that a PC technician has the requisite knowledge to build, upgrade, optimize, troubleshoot, and repair personal computer (PC) systems.