A plus Essentials

Introduction In order to receive CompTIA A+ certification a candidate must pass two exams. The first exam is CompTIA A+ Essentials, exam number 220-701. The CompTIA A+ Essentials examination measures necessary competencies for an entry-level IT professional with the equivalent knowledge of at least 500 hours of hands-on experience in the lab or field. Successful candidates will have the knowledge required to understand the fundamentals of computer technology, networking, and security, and will have the skills required to identify hardware, peripheral, networking, and security components. Successful candidates will understand the basic functionality of the operating system and basic troubleshooting methodology, practice proper safety procedures, and will effectively interact with customers and peers.


Various articles about computing and PC troubleshooting.

Glossary Index

A section of the site dedicated to Pc, Networking dictionaries and terms used on CompTIA literature and exams

Job Hunt

Ok I am certified now what? Hiring managers receive responses from hundreds, of applicants for any given job. So this section of the site will hopefully give you a leg up on the competition. It contains a lot of good information on writing resumes, cover letters and how to approach an job interview.

Hiring managers routinely receive responses from hundreds, perhaps thousands, of applicants for any given job. To avoid having your resume sink in this sea of paper, its imperative to write a cover letter that stands out from the crowd and makes a good first impression.

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