CompTIA A+ certification validates the latest skills needed by today’s computer support professionals. It is an international, vendor-neutral certification recognized by major hardware and software vendors, distributors and resellers. CompTIA A+ confirms a technician's ability to perform tasks such as installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and basic networking. The exams also cover domains such as security, safety and environmental issues and communication and professionalism. This has been voted the best entry level certification by CertCities.com.
To obtain the A+ qualification, candidates are required to pass the A+ essentials + any one of the remaining 3 modules.