The CompTIA A+ certification exams cover a wide array of computer knowledge. If you’re also considering taking CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+, read these blog posts to help you decide the best path forward to build a career in IT or cyber security:
Here is a breakdown of the basic topics each exam will cover:
The CompTIA A+ exams will each have a maximum of 90 questions, both multiple choice and performance based. You will have 90 minutes to complete each exam. Testing centers do not allow any personal belongings in the exam room, but scratch paper is usually provided.
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A good study routine is key to earning your A+ certification!
Since A+ exams cover such a wide range of computer knowledge, it can be difficult to discern just what exactly you need to know. Try talking to someone who is A+ certified and ask them about their experience taking the exams.
The CompTIA Exams have some tricky questions, and some quirks that may trip up first time exam takers. Watch out for the following when you take your exam: