Length: 64 classroom/40 virtual hours
Prerequisite: It is recommended you have 500 of hands-on experience in the lab or field
The CompTIA A+ Essentials examination 220-801 measures necessary competencies for an entry-level IT professional with the equivalent knowledge of at least 500 of hands-on experience in the lab or field. Hands-on experience or equivalent knowledge includes installing, building, upgrading, repairing, configuring, troubleshooting, optimizing, diagnosing, and performing preventive maintenance of basic personal computer hardware and operating systems. The exam is targeted for individuals who work or intend to work in a mobile or corporate technical environment with a high level of face-to-face client interaction. Job titles in some organizations which are descriptive of this role may be enterprise technician, IT administrator, field service technician, or PC technician. Ideally, the CompTIA A+ 220-802 candidate has already passed the CompTIA A+ Essentials examination.