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The CompTIA A+ Core Series (220-1001 and 220-1002) is the only credential with performance-based objectives to prove IT pros can think on their feet to perform critical support tasks. As an update to its flagship CompTIA A+ certification, the Core Series requires candidates to pass two exams and features a greater emphasis on the problem-solving and critical thinking skills needed to operate today's enterprise networks, including the ability to:

  • Demonstrate baseline security skills for IT support professionals
  • Configure device operating systems, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Chrome OS, Android and iOS and administer client-based as well as cloud-based (SaaS) software
  • Troubleshoot and problem solve core service and support challenges while applying best practices for documentation, change management, and scripting
  • Support basic IT infrastructure and networking
  • Configure and support PC, mobile and IoT device hardware
  • Implement basic data backup and recovery methods and apply data storage and management best practices

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