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Making an Ironclad Case for A+

by Team Nuggets
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Published on February 8, 2017

Wondering what the big deal is about CompTIA's A+ certification? It's just an entry-level cert, right? Think again.

In this webinar, CBT Nuggets trainer Anthony Sequeira (the creator of our A+ training) makes the case for why any IT pro or someone who is considering an IT career, should earn A+ certification.

During an info-packed 30 minutes,

CBT Nuggets A+ trainerAnthony Sequeira discussed why the A+ certification is important, how it can boost your IT career, and the possible career options after getting certified.

Here's a quick guide:

Doesn't A+ just teach you how to build a PC? (Hint: No!) 0:45

What can I do with my A+? – 1:10

What if I need to learn virtualization? Where should I start? (Hint: A+) – 1:45

What about a server career track? (Hint: A+) – 2:30

What about security? How do I start my IT security career? (Hint: A+) – 3:03

What about DevOps and cloud-based computing? (Hint: A+) – 3:45

What about if I want a career in collaboration technologies? (Hint: A+) – 4:05

How do the CompTIA A+ exams cover so much material? – 4:30

Overview of the CompTIA A+ 220-901 certification – 7:19

  • SSD

  • RAID

  • Storage virtualization

  • TCP/IP

  • Blade servers

  • WiFi

  • Mobile devices

  • Troubleshooting

Overview of the CompTIA A+ 220-902 certification – 16:30

  • Windows

  • Mac OS

  • Linux

  • Virtualization

  • Cloud

  • Security

  • Troubleshooting

  • Environmental controls

  • Proper controls

Why use CBT Nuggets training for A+? – 21:52

If you want to drill down more on CompTIA's A+ certification, here are some posts we think you might be interested in reading:

Everything You Need to Know About CompTIA's A+ Cert 4 Surefire Ways to Boost your CompTIA A+ Mastery

Whether you're just getting started on your IT path or a seasoned veteran, you've probably pondered whether to take A+. Don't wait. Start training for A+ today.

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