CompTIA A+ [Core 1 - 220-1001] - Exam Only

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What Will I Learn?

Based on customer requirements learn to assemble components
Understand the fundamentals of networking and security forensics
Apply troubleshooting skills
Provide relevant customer support
Diagnose and resolve common hardware and software issues


Technology is at the forefront of the global arena. It is an area where the demand for IT qualified professionals will always remain high. Recruitment specialists are often quoted as saying, they prefer to recruit candidates with an IT background, skills and a recognised qualification.  There are two Exams in the CompTIA A+ Certification. This is the first part of the Exam series. It is designed to prepare learners to take their Core 1(220-1001) certification exam. This is a fundamental IT training certification that will provide a comprehensive path for individuals who want to pursue a career in information technology.

In order to achieve the CompTIA A+ Certification and become fully certified, learners must pass these two exams. The first exam – Core 1 (220-1001) will measure the required skills to gain entry as an IT Professional. A+ is a highly popular IT certification with 2 million learners who have obtained it. It is a vendor-neutral certification, for instance, the certificate doesn’t certify the learner’s abilities but focuses on IT support profession.

This is an Exam-Only package. Learners who want to follow the CompTIA A+ Certification course must take it separately.

Learners have access to 12 months valid exam vouchers. And to add to these benefits, the exam can be purchased for the lowest price on the market.

Why You Should Consider Taking this Exam at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink is a leading exam provider for several accrediting bodies, and provides learners the opportunity to take this exclusive CompTIA A+ Certification Exam.  At Global Edulink, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to sit for Core 1 (220-1001). We will book the exam on your behalf and will make certain you are armed with the relevant details needed to attend the exam. Learners who register with Global Edulink will be given excellent support, discounts for future purchases and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships and their favourite restaurants.

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  • Entry Requirement
  • Exam Details
  • Testing Exam Objectives
  • Certification
  • Awarding Body
  • Progression
  • Career Path
  • Learners should have basic experience using Windows and browsing the web
  • Learners should have successfully completed CompTIA IT Fundamentals course
It is further recommended that you have the following skills
  • Identify the main components of a PC, USB drives and DVD
  • Know how to start the computer and navigate the operating system
  • Know to use Windows explorer to create directories
  • Type of Exam: Core 1
  • Number of Questions: 90
  • Length of Test: 90 minutes
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice and Performance-Based
  • Recommended Experience: 12 months minimum as an IT Support Specialist
  • Passing Score: 675 (scale 100-900)

Exam Objectives

  • 14% - Mobile Devices
  • 20% - Networking
  • 27% - Hardware
  • 12% - Virtualisation and Cloud Computing
  • 27% - Hardware and Network Troubleshooting
Mobile Devices
  • Given a scenario, learn to install and configure laptop and hardware components.
  • Compare and contrast common networking hardware devices. Learn to install and configure basic wired/wireless SOHO network.
  • Explain basic cable features, types and purposes, and identify common connector types.

Learners who successfully complete the Core 1 (220-1001) Exam will be awarded the CompTIA A+ Certification. It is designed to support and develop learners during their professional journey into the IT field, enabling them to become competitive in the global arena.

  • CompTIA is a leading tech association worldwide and is at the forefront of the IT industry.
  • They have become a prime voice and platform for foundation IT skills across multiple devices and operating systems.
  • CompTIA offers exclusive certification programmes with CompTIA A+ that has been created to benefit aspiring and currently employed IT Professionals.
  • It is a well-suited IT qualification for professionals across the IT industry and has serviced thousands of learners in information communications and technology.
  • It is with the aim to use global best practices in operational security and IT network.
  • They provide an excellent route for individuals who want to gain entry to the IT field and rise up the career ladder.

Once you successfully qualify in CompTIA A+ Certification Core 1 (Exam: 220-1001), Professional Certificate by CompTIA will prepare you to demonstrate your skills in networking and IT, and make you a highly valued candidate for potential IT enterprises. You can use this certification to exercise your expertise in Cloud and Virtualisation and become a recognised computer or IT Technician. You can continue to study further and become fully qualified by taking the Core 2 (Exam: 220-1002).  This certification will lead to earning about £47,500 for the role of IT Professional/Specialist and the opportunity to progress to higher earning potential with experience. Given below are job roles that you will be eligible for;

  • Support Specialist (Range of £54,500)
  • Field Service Technician(Range of £46,000)
  • Desktop Support Analyst (Range of £60,000)

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    Reed Ward

    September 17, 2020
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    Silver Burke

    September 17, 2020
    Related to my work

    I was able to prepare for the CompTIA A+ certification exam because I want to pursue a career in IT. This is the first exam of two parts, and I’m ready to do both. I want to become an IT professional and believe this certification will lead to a high-paying job.

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    Dane Patel

    September 17, 2020
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    This exam-only came recommended to me by my employer in the IT enterprise I currently work at. This was an excellent fit for me as I wanted to progress in my career as an IT Technician.

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    July 26, 2020
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    June 18, 2020

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