CompTIA A+

CompTIA A+ 2019 is the industry standard for establishing a career in IT.

HippoCyber Institute CompTIA A+

The certified professionals of CompTIA A+ are proven to be the top problem solvers. They handle and support today’s core technologies be it the security or cloud or data management.CompTIA A+certification is perhaps the best industry standard for launching IT careers into today’s digital world.

HippoCyber Institute here offers you the biggest advantage by collaborating with CompTIA, to provide you with all the befits that this certification provides.

This certification is trusted by employers all around the world for identifying  the go-to person in end point management as well as technical support roles.

Regular reinvention is done by our team of IT experts to make sure that all the  core skills and abilities demanded in the workplace are well managed.

The CompTIA A+ Core Series requires that candidate  passes two exams: First one being the Core 1 (220-1001) and the second one is the Core 2 (220-1002) .These exams are well devised such that it covers  the following contents:

  • Demonstrate the baseline security skills for all the IT support professionals
  • Configuration of device operating systems which also includes Windows, Mac, Linux, Chrome OS, Android and iOS and focusing in client-based as well as cloud-based (SaaS) softwares.
  • Troubleshoot and problem solve core service.
  • Applying the best practices for documentation, change management, and scripting
  • Supporting the basic IT infrastructure and networking
  • Configuration of PC, mobile and IoT device hardware.
  • Implementation of basic data backup and recovery methods and various management practices.

 

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9 skills that you master and validate with CompTIA A+

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HARDWARE

Identifying, using, and connecting hardware components and devices

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OPERATING SYSTEMS

Install and support Windows OS including command line & client support. Understand Mac OS, Linux and mobile OS

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SOFTWARE TROUBLESHOOTING

Troubleshoot PC and mobile device issues including application security support

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NETWORKING

Explain types of networks and connections including TCP/IP, WIFI and SOHO

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HARDWARE & NETWORK TROUBLESHOOTING

Troubleshoot device and network issues

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SECURITY

Identify and protect against security vulnerabilities for devices and their network connections

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MOBILE DEVICES

Install & configure laptops and other mobile devices

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VIRTUALIZATION & CLOUD COMPUTING

Compare & contrast cloud computing concepts &set up client-side virtualization

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OPERATIONAL PROCEDURES

Follow best practices for safety, environmental impacts, and communication and professionalism

Exam Details

Exam CodesCompTIA A+ 220-1001 (Core 1) and 220-1002 (Core 2)

Candidates must complete both 1001 and 1002 to earn certification. Exams cannot be combined across the series.

Launch DateJanuary 15, 2019
Exam DescriptionCompTIA A+ 220-1001 covers mobile devices, networking technology, hardware, virtualization and cloud computing and network troubleshooting.

CompTIA A+ 220-1002 covers installing and configuring operating systems, expanded security, software troubleshooting and operational procedures.

Number of QuestionsMaximum of 90 questions per exam
Type of QuestionsMultiple choice questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops and performance-based
Length of Test90 Minutes per exam
Passing Strength

220-1001: 675 (on a scale of 100-900)
220-1002: 700 (on a scale of 100-900)