A+ for Government Agencies and Contractors
CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for establishing a career in IT.
|Exam Codes||CompTIA 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 Date||January 15, 2019|
|Exam Description||CompTIA 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 Questions||Maximum of 90 questions per exam|
|Type of Questions||Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops and performance-based|
|Length of Test||90 Minutes per exam|
|Passing Score||220-1001: 675 (on a scale of 900) |
220-1002: 700 (on a scale of 900)
|Recommended Experience||9 to 12 months hands-on experience in the lab or field|
|Languages||English at launch. German, Japanese, Portuguese, Thai and Spanish|
|Retirement||TBD - Usually three years after launch|