The A+ qualification is the internationally recognised standard for any PC technician. The certification is an industry recognized credential that certifies the competency of PC Service Specialists. It is sponsored by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) and tests are administered by Sylvan Prometric. The program is backed by over 50 Major computer hardware and software manufacturers, vendors, distributors, resellers, and publications.This course provides a wealth of benefits to any person seeking a job in the computer industry! The test is open to anyone who wants to take the tests. No specific requirements are necessary except payment of the fee. Individuals may retake the test modules as often as they like, but the Core and the Specialty Exams must be passed within 90 calendar days of each other in order for an individual to become certified.