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Is CompTIA A+ worthless on its own without N+?

Discussion in 'Training & Development' started by Juelz, Aug 14, 2013.

  1. Juelz

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    I mean lets say you want to get a job involved in computer repair wouldnt you also need to know about networks too, to get a job in 1st line support?
     
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    The N+ would probably help you land a job - but I doubt you'd really need it for pure "PC" repair jobs

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    Not really, but then again, it does depend on the environment of the job in question.

    There are a few large organisations that will have A+ certified people (regardless of whether or not they have the Network+), this includes the likes of Dell. Dell Gold Technical Support team are A+ certified, and Dell advertises this - they don't mention the Network+. Also a lot of consumer support will only have the likes of the A+, sometimes not even that.
     
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