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CompTIA A+ Complete Practice Tests: Exam Core 1 220-1001 and Exam Core 2 220-1002 - Second Edition

By : Jeff T. Parker, Quentin Docter
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CompTIA A+ Complete Practice Tests: Exam Core 1 220-1001 and Exam Core 2 220-1002 - Second Edition

By: Jeff T. Parker, Quentin Docter

Overview of this book

The CompTIA A+ certification is the most popular entry-level IT certification, with over 1 million A+ certified professionals to date. A+ certification is a crucial step in your IT career. Many businesses require this accreditation when hiring computer technicians or validating the skills of current employees. CompTIA A+ Complete Practice Tests, Second Edition is an indispensable part of any study plan for A+ certification. It enables you to hone your test-taking skills, focus on challenging areas, and be thoroughly prepared to ace the exam and earn your A+ certification. The book presents nine unique practice tests and two 90-question bonus tests covering all the objective domains for both the 220-1001 and 220-1002 exams. Comprehensive coverage of every essential exam topic ensures that you will know what to expect on the exam day. Over 1200 practice questions on topics including hardware, networking, mobile devices, operating systems and procedures, troubleshooting, and more, enable you to assess your performance and gain the confidence you need to pass the exam with flying colors. By the end of the book, you would have thoroughly prepared for the A+ certification and will be confident to ace the exam.
Table of Contents (12 chapters)

Exam Objectives

CompTIA goes to great lengths to ensure that its certification programs accurately reflect the IT industry’s best practices. The company does this by establishing Cornerstone Committees for each of its exam programs. Each committee comprises a small group of IT professionals, training providers, and publishers who are responsible for establishing the exam’s baseline competency level and who determine the appropriate target audience level.

Once these factors are determined, CompTIA shares this information with a group of hand-selected subject-matter experts (SMEs). These folks are the true brainpower behind the certification program. They review the committee’s findings, refine them, and shape them into the objectives you see before you. CompTIA calls this process a Job Task Analysis (JTA).

Finally, CompTIA conducts a survey to ensure that the objectives and weightings truly reflect the job requirements. Only then can the SMEs go to work writing...