| Exam Codes ||CompTIA A+ 220-1001 (Core 1) and 220-1002 (Core 2) |
Candidates must complete both 1001 and 1002 to earn certification. Exams cannot be combined across the series.
| Launch Date ||January 15, 2019 |
| Exam Description ||CompTIA A+ 220-1001 covers mobile devices, networking technology, hardware, virtualization and cloud computing and network troubleshooting. |
CompTIA A+ 220-1002 covers installing and configuring operating systems, expanded security, software troubleshooting and operational procedures.
| Number of Questions || Maximum of 90 questions per exam |
| Type of Questions ||Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops and performance-based |
| Length of Test ||90 Minutes per exam |
| Passing Score ||220-1001: 675 (on a scale of 900) |
220-1002: 700 (on a scale of 900)
| Recommended Experience ||9 to 12 months hands-on experience in the lab or field |
| Languages ||English at launch. German, Japanese, Portuguese, Thai and Spanish |
| Retirement ||TBD - Usually three years after launch |