Tag Archives: A+

CompTIA Security+ SY0-501

Students and our sales staff are asking lots of questions about the recently announced CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 exam. Selected aspects of the exam have not been announced. I was able to review a CompTIA partner webinar covering the new exam, and acquire a forty page detailed mapping document. My deep dive isn’t complete, though this … Continue reading CompTIA Security+ SY0-501

CompTIA Series: A+ 900 Acronyms

The CompTIA certification series continues to evolve.  The entry level Strata exam has been displaced by CompTIA IT Fundamentals as entry level certification requirements increase in breadth and complexity. The CompTIA A+ 900 series objectives introduced in December 2015 include more than 350 industry acronyms with which the exam candidate must become familiar.  The exam utilizes … Continue reading CompTIA Series: A+ 900 Acronyms

The CompTIA A+ credential is changing again?

In 2008, the top 3 skills in demand by CIOs and IT executives were network administration, windows administration and desktop support. In 2012 the list shifts to programming and application development, project management, and help desk and technical support. Demand for networking skills declined dramatically to fourth or fifth position by 2011, though is recovering … Continue reading The CompTIA A+ credential is changing again?

New CompTIA A+ Certification Reviewed by Rick Trader – Interface Technical Training

CompTIA has recently update their A+ competencies for the exam.  The current 220-301 and 302 exams are being retired on 31 December and candidates will only be able to take the new exams.  According to the CompTIA's A+ certification website there still be 2 exams required.  With the following major difference:  There is no longer … Continue reading New CompTIA A+ Certification Reviewed by Rick Trader – Interface Technical Training