How hard is the A+ exam?

The exam is actually very hard for someone with lets say a 5 in computer knowledge, WHY you ask. Well the A+ exam covers LOTS. Yes its pretty easy for a 2 – 3 year PC admin, but if you are new or “I played World of Warcraft, or downloaded movies” type of user then you will have lots to study.

How many times can you take the A+ exam?

There is no wait between the first and second attempt. There is a 14 day waiting period between any subsequent attempts after the second attempt. For a beta exam, you get only one attempt.

How do you get a+ certification?

How Do I Take My CompTIA A+ Exams?

  1. Buy Your Voucher or Voucher/Training Bundle. When you’re ready to take one or both exams, purchase your CompTIA A+ voucher from the CompTIA Store.
  2. Schedule Your Exam. Next, you’ll need to take your first set of CompTIA A+ exams from an approved location.

Is CompTIA A+ Easy?

The CompTIA A+ is a professional industry certification and has the same level of difficulty of any other entry-level professional licensure exam. Many A+ test takers underestimate the difficulty of the exams and the amount of study the exams require.

What is the first IT certification I should get?

The CompTIA Network+ is an entry-level certification that covers networking concepts, troubleshooting, operations, tools and security as well as IT infrastructure. It’s recommended to have your CompTIA A+ certification and at least 9 to 12 months of networking experience before taking the exam, but it’s not required.

How long does it take to get a certification?

Most students take one to three years to complete a certificate program, depending on the program course requirements. You may proceed at your own pace, but you must complete all course requirements within five years from the date your first course ends.

What is an A+ certification?

Sponsored by CompTIA, an industry organization, A+ certifies skills in entry-level PC technology. It is a vendor-neutral certification, with an emphasis on the expertise needed to work as a computer service technician, troubleshooting and repairing PCs.

Should I take both A+ exams at once?

Just wondering if I have to take both A+ tests at the same time or if I can take them on different dates. No they are separate, but I’d suggest taking them a week apart just so you’re prepared.

How much does it cost to get a+ certified?

The CompTIA A+ currently costs $219 per exam, meaning that the full cost to earn your A+ certification, assuming you pass both exams on the first try, is $438.

How many questions can you miss on the CompTIA A+ exam?

*) You will never have more than 90 questions on this exam. There can be as few as 82 – 83 questions but the maximum CompTIA allows itself on either A+ exams is 90….How many questions are there and how are they distributed?

Domain Approximate# of questions
Max. number of questions* 90 questions

Is A+ certified?

A+ (A Plus) is an entry-level computer certification for PC computer service technicians. The exam is designed to certify the competency of entry-level PC computer service professionals in installing, maintaining, customizing, and operating personal computers.

Is the A+ exam multiple-choice?

The CompTIA A+ exams include a combination of multiple-choice questions, drag-and-drop activities and performance-based items. The multiple-choice questions are single and multiple response. Click here to learn more about performance-based questions or to try a sample of a performance-based questions.

DOES A+ certification expire?

Your CompTIA A+ certification is good for three years from the date you pass your certification exam. Through our continuing education program, you can easily renew CompTIA A+ and extend it for additional three-year periods. Certifications are considered expired, if they are not renewed within the three-year period.

What to expect on CompTIA A+ exam?

To become A+ certified, you must pass two separate exams: CompTIA A+ 220-901 is the hardware-based exam. It covers desktop and laptop computers, mobile devices, and network hardware. It tests your understanding of selecting, installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting hardware components.

How long does it take to get an A+ certification?

around 10 to 12 weeks

Which CompTIA certification is the best?

Top 5 CompTIA Certification Courses to Pursue in 2021

  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Advanced Security Practioner (CASP)
  • CompTIA Server+