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IT success stories start with CompTIA A+ certification. It validates understanding of the most common hardware and software technologies in business and certifies the skills necessary to support complex IT infrastructures. CompTIA A+ is a powerful credential that helps IT professionals worldwide ignite their IT career.


A+ validates foundational skills
A+ establishes best practices in troubleshooting, networking and security across a variety of devices to set the stage for IT careers. The certification also matches professional tech skills with communication skills.


CompTIA A+ Technician

This entry-level certification is a starting point for a career in IT. Certified A+ techs handle PC maintenance, operating systems, printers, mobile devices and laptops. The CompTIA A+ validates skills hiring managers need from entry-level technicians and often provides entry-level employment opportunities for aspiring IT practitioners without work-related experience.

Mean salary: $77,053

Most common job titles:

  • Desktop support technician
  • Help desk technician
  • In-home support specialist