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The CompTIA A+ Certification Exam is considered the industry standard in terms of measuring a technicians hardware and software knowledge. Those possessing the certification are more likely to receive higher salaries and
85% of these individuals choose to further their careers. By adding more
certifications to your portfolio the career paths become even more valuable and
Here are some of the benefits of pass the A+ exam.
Knowing that you have the knowledge required to pass the A+ exam
can be a great moral booster. You can be assured that new employers will
take you seriously and your current employer will take notice.
More Career Options
The possibilities for advancement are almost endless
once you begin your career in the IT industry with the CompTIA A+
Certification. These are just a few of the fields you can be a part
Help Desk Technician
Field Service Technician
Start your own computer repair business.
On average, certified professionals make 5-15% than their non certified
Proof that you are serious
While not all employers require certification, having the CompTIA logo
on your resume says more than enough about how motivated you are as a professional.
No more running to the local repair shop and handing over your hard earned
dollars to have someone else fix your computer.
Who knows? Maybe you can replace the local repair
shop, or at least help out your neighbor.
As you can see, this short list in itself has many good reasons to become
certified. Here are a few more examples we can add to the list.
Knowing that you have successfully passed the CompTIA A+ Exam according to the
requirements can be an extreme moral booster when you decide to take your career
to the next level. Which leads us to the next benefit, some of the larger
multi-part certification tracks actually give you credit for having the A+
certification. The mid-level
track is one such example.
What are Company benefits for the A+ Certification
- Increased customer satisfaction & repeat business
- Use of the A+ logo
- Increased productivity due to skilled workers
- Measurable competence standards
- Simplified recruiting and hiring
- Lower training costs
Some companies like IBM, HP and CompUSA may even require that
their employees obtain the A+ certification during their employment.
There are many benefits both personally and professionally to
having the CompTIA A+ certification. Higher salaries and extended career
path options usually rank at the top of the list. Some of the more well
known companies actually require certification and you will more likely be asked
to join a "special projects" team with these companies if you possess the
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