The CompTIA A+ Core 1 and Core 2 exam objectives comparison guide is now available. Click here for the CompTIA A+ Objectivs Comparison Chart.
The new CompTIA A+ 220-1101 and CompTIA A+ 220-1102 emphasizes the technologies and skills IT pros need to support a hybrid workforce.
• CompTIA A+ reflects the increased reliance on SaaS applications for remote work.
• The new CompTIA A+ focuses more than before on troubleshooting and how to remotely diagnose and correct common software, hardware or connectivity problems.
• A+ focuses on changing core technologies from cloud infrastructure and IoT device security to data management and scripting.
• Technicians encounter multiple operating systems on a regular basis, and A+ now covers the major systems, their use cases, and how to keep them running properly.
• CompTIA A+ reflects the changing nature of the job role, where many tasks are sent to specialized providers. Certified personnel are able to assess whether it’s best to fix something on site, or to save time and money by sending proprietary technologies directly to vendors.
The CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1101) exam covers five domains.
• Mobile devices (15%)
• Networking (20%)
• Hardware (25%)
• Virtualization and Cloud Computing (11%)
• Hardware and Network Troubleshooting (29%)
The CompTIA A+ Core 2 (220-1102) exam covers four domains.
• Operating Systems (31%)
• Security (25%)
• Software Troubleshooting (22%)
• Operational Procedures (22%