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The CompTIA A+ 220-901 is an industry certification with exam objectives designed to validate the skills and knowledge required by entry-level IT professionals in the workforce. The purpose of this course is to serve as a self-study resource to help prepare the candidate to sit for the certification exam. The A+ 220-901 exam is a prerequisite to the 902, and the candidate is required to pass both in order to earn the A+ certification. The content within this course helps to reinforce training concepts for the following work roles
- Technical Support Specialist
Topics covered on the exam include:- PC hardware and peripherals
- mobile device hardware
- networking and troubleshooting hardware
network connectivity issues
The exam is broken into four knowledge domains, with questions evaluating the candidate's comprehension within each. The exam is weighted across the domains with:- 34% for Hardware
- 21% for Networking
- 17% for Mobile Devices
- 28% for Hardware & Network Troubleshooting
Across these four domains, 90 questions are presented, with a 90 minute time limit to complete the exam. The questions are a mix of multiple-choice and performance based questions. The best possible score is 900, equivalent to 100%, and a passing score is 675 or higher. This self-study prep course is designed to be a supplemental resource for preparing for the A+ certification exam. Additional study material should be referenced to increase the candidate's overall success in passing the CompTIA A+ 220-901 certification exam.