Why is a new exam version being released?

CompTIA deliberately tracks innovation advancement and its effect on the universe of work. Together with industry we persistently survey how slants change the parts that CompTIA A+ confirms – those concentrated on IT specialized help and operations – and work to adjust the confirmation to industry workforce needs. The 900 arrangement is an impression of the present learning and abilities required by the present IT experts.
Likewise, CompTIA A+ is an ISO-authorize affirmation which implies we stick to characterized arrangements and practices in building up our confirmations. One objective of our improvement measures is to guarantee that present accreditation holders keep up a la mode abilities. The 900 arrangement is the outline for progressive aptitudes for passage level IT support and operations parts.

Where is the exam available?

CompTIA A+ 220-901 and 220-902 exams are accessible worldwide starting at 15-Dec-2015. To affirm, find a Pearson VUE testing focus and buy your exam voucher through the CompTIA Marketplace.

What’s covered on the CompTIA A+ 900 series?

To take in more about what’s canvassed in the 900 arrangement, please observe the CompTIA A+ 220-901 and 220-902 exam destinations. At an abnormal state, the exams include:
Security: Supporting and securing access to information by appropriately utilizing confirmation, get to control and encryption for an association. Enable work area and specialized help experts to shape one of the principal lines of resistance for any association.
Systems administration: Applying center ideas and conventions, for example, IPv4, IPv6, DHCP, and subnet veil to set up and bolster wired and remote systems.
Working Systems: Working with portable, server and conventional working frameworks from Android and iOS to Windows and Linux.
IT Operations: Utilizing the rudiments of virtualization, distributed computing, desktop imaging and arrangement to help the present IT frameworks.
Investigating: Following and utilizing choice trees for diagnosing, settling and reporting regular equipment and programming issues over an assortment of gadgets.
Specialized Support: Applying standards of client administration to help settle IT issues.

How many performance-based questions (PBQs) are on the CompTIA A+ 220-901 and 220-902 exams?

We don’t make open the correct number of PBQs on a given exam, yet we urge you to utilize the destinations as a guide in your planning. Destinations with an accentuation on reasonable application, that is, on utilizing information to fulfill a particular undertaking inside a given situation are probably going to be best tried using an execution based thing. (Insight: search for destinations that begin with the expression “given a situation” while considering which things may have an execution based part to them.)

Why isn’t Windows 10 covered?

Our confirmation advancement process depends on the aptitude of our topic specialists (SMEs) to recognize the learning, aptitudes and capacities expected to play out the activity of an IT bolster proficient in the present figuring condition. Their choices, alongside every one of the abilities incorporated into the accreditation outline, are affirmed through a broad industry overview. Accreditation content is driven by the aptitudes and learning that the IT business needs approved, not by seller impressions of what ought to be incorporated into the confirmation.
The accreditation concentrates on the aptitudes expected to play out the activity, not on the particular highlights and elements of various working frameworks. Later on we may move far from indicating renditions – this is the approach we’ve brought with the incorporation of Android (we don’t state Lollipop, not Kit Kat, e.g.), Linux (we’re circulation freethinker), Apple (no specify of Mountain Lion, e.g.) and Windows for cell phones.
Not particularly getting out Windows 10 does NOT mean a tech is excluded from knowing how to help it, just that they won’t be tried on usefulness exceptional to Windows 10.