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Exam codeCompTIA 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 Up to 90 questions per exam
Length of test 90 minutes per exam
Type of questions Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops and performance-based 
Passing score 220-1001: 675 (on a scale of 100-900)
220-1002: 700 (on a scale of 100-900)
Recommended experience 9 to 12 months hands-on experience in the lab or field
Retirement  Usually three years after launch 

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EXAM CORE 1 (220-1001) Domains1.0 Mobile Devices2.0 Networking3.0 Hardware4.0 Virtualization and Cloud Computing5.0 Hardware and Network Troubleshooting
Exam Weighting14%20%27%12%27%
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Complete the course labs
Number of MeasureUp questions and time to complete the test59/5951/5172/7229/2943/43
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Final assessment test. 85% or better


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