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Old 10-26-2005, 03:18 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys do you know how I could go about getting A+ certified?
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Old 10-26-2005, 03:30 AM   #2 (permalink)
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usually they are held at a TAFE or Uni or something. you just need to take 2 exams: hardware and software
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Old 10-26-2005, 03:32 AM   #3 (permalink)
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TAFE and Uni? I am assuming those are...shows? Are these exams written or how are they administered?
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Old 10-26-2005, 03:34 AM   #4 (permalink)
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they're written exams.
they're not shows
Uni = University.
and they're both basically extended education centers, where you can go after high school to learn other things
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Oh like MTI or Heald or something. I think I will run over to run soon and check it out. Thanks
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honestly, if this is for job seeking help I'd skip the A+ and go for Cisco certifications unless you need the A+ to build upon. Course depends I guess on what job field you want.
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A+ is always good to have, i consider it a stepping stone into all other computer certifications. The more Certs the better.
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honestly, if this is for job seeking help I'd skip the A+ and go for Cisco certifications unless you need the A+ to build upon. Course depends I guess on what job field you want.
Cisco is useless unless you are networking
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I say it depends on the career you're going into. If you're going into networking, say they use Cisco Catalyst or something (many companies use Cisco) then having a cisco cert would be of more importance than the A+. It is, like you stated, a stepping stone but if you have the knowledge already and are going into something like adminstration/engineering for networking then A+ isn't really deemed to important and its best to focus on cisco or (*gasp*) MS certifications.
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If your working with cisco catalyst switches your more into the networking side than the computer side than?

CCNA would be useless for someone who wants to work at a consumer PC place (custom PC shop, high peformance gaming PC building or best buy and crap)
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