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Computer Fundamentals: Introduction to the A+ Exam

by Glenn Weadock

What is the A+ certification, why does it matter, and how can you attain it? This course discusses how the 2019 version is different, summarizes the two required exams, explains how to register, and discusses what to expect when taking the tests.

What you'll learn

Aspiring tech support professionals benefit from obtaining the CompTIA A+ certification. In this course, Computer Fundamentals: Introduction to the A+ Exam, you will learn about the A+ credential and where it fits in a broad program of career-oriented certification. First, you will discover what’s new with the 2019 refresh of the exams and know the topic areas covered by both tests. Then, you will see how to register, and what the testing experience is like. Finally, you will explore how to use the Pluralsight videos in combination with other methods to create a successful study strategy. When you are finished with this course, you will have the knowledge you need to dive into the nine courses in Pluralsight’s A+ learning track and work towards achieving an important industry certification that can help launch your career in IT tech support.

About the author

Glenn E. Weadock (MDAA, MCAAA, MCT, MCSE, MCSA, MCITP, A+, Security+) is the president of Independent Software Inc., which he founded in 1982 after graduating from Stanford University's engineering school. ISI provides expert witness, consulting, and training services in the IT field with a focus on operating systems and networking technologies. Glenn is the author of 18 commercial books on topics such as Windows clients and servers, Microsoft certification, website design, troubleshooting, and ... more

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