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If you're a service technician for a hardware or software company, chances are you'll be required to take the A+ certification exam. If so, you'll want this indispensable guide by your side. Written with the complete support of Sylvan Prometric and the Computer Technology Industry Association, this authoritative study guide gives you the means to thoroughly prepare for the exam. Sample test questions are included, making it simple to pinpoint the topics you need to concentrate on. Beginning with an overview of ...
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If you're a service technician for a hardware or software company, chances are you'll be required to take the A+ certification exam. If so, you'll want this indispensable guide by your side. Written with the complete support of Sylvan Prometric and the Computer Technology Industry Association, this authoritative study guide gives you the means to thoroughly prepare for the exam. Sample test questions are included, making it simple to pinpoint the topics you need to concentrate on. Beginning with an overview of the A+ Certification Program and details on why it is becoming so important to the computer industry, authors Sarah T. Parks and Bob Kalman then provide essential information on where to find companies and schools that offer courses to help you pass the exam, prerequisites for taking the test, how to register for the exam, pertinent rules and regulations, what and how to study, and how to save money on the cost of the exam. This book is much more than just a study guide - it contains valuable advice on how to use your certification to enhance your resume, get a job, and advance within a company.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070485969
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 9/1/1996
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 226
  • Product dimensions: 7.42 (w) x 9.19 (h) x 0.64 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1 Becoming A+ certified 1
2 The value of your certification 21
3 The changing market for information technology skills 37
4 The core exam 69
5 The Microsoft Windows/DOS exam 161
6 The Macintosh OS-based computers exam 195
App. A Cornerstone funding and sponsoring partners 227
App. B Becoming an A+ Authorized Service Center 231
App. C Recommended books and films 233
App. D Additional classroom and self-study courses 239
App. E A+ certification name and logo usage guidelines 243
App. F The A+ job profile of a service technician 251
App. G Research on the value of certification 261
Index 275
About the authors 287
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