The CompTIA A+
certification is the industry standard for validating vendor-neutral
skills expected of an entry-level computer technician.
Those holding the
A+ certification have a broad base of knowledge and competency in core
hardware and operating system technologies including installation,
configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and basic networking.
Microsoft certification acknowledges an individual's expertise in
working with Microsoft products and technologies. The information
technology (IT) industry, employers, clients, and peers recognize an MCP
credential as a symbol of the skills and knowledge gained through
experience. Microsoft certification shows that you are a technical
leader with the ability to successfully implement Microsoft business
solutions for your organization or client.
products give businesses the agility, speed, and reliability they need
to turn the accelerating pace of change into a competitive edge—and
win. Microsoft certification ensures that businesses are able to
identify experts who know how to use those powerful tools and solutions
to the best of their advantage. In a 2001 survey of 225 technical and
non-technical hiring managers representing companies in a variety of
industries, 89 percent of respondents said they recommend Microsoft
certification for candidates seeking an IT position at their company.