Exam Codes RC0-903
Launch Date July 7, 2016
Eligibility Candidates MUST have:
An active A+ CE certification earned by passing exams from the 800-series or earlier.
Received an email from CompTIA containing a Private Access Code (PAC).
Exam Description The CompTIA A+ Recertification Exam covers these domains:
1.0 Mobile Devices (6% of total)
2.0 Windows Operating Systems (20% of total)
3.0 Other Operating Systems and Technologies (11% of total)
4.0 Troubleshooting (Hardware/Software) (59% of total)
5.0 Operational Procedures (4% of total)
Recertification Exam Objectives Download
Number of Questions 50
Type of Questions Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response)
Length of Test 75 Minutes
Passing Score 700 (on a scale of 900)
Delivery Non-proctored Pearson IBT
Only candidates with an active A+ CE certification will receive CEU credit.
Passing the exam will automatically renew your existing A+ CE. Please allow 1-3 days for your record to be updated.
Introduction The CompTIA A+ Recertification Exam is one way for CompTIA A+ certified professionals to keep their A+ certification active. A CompTIA A+ certification earned on or after January 1, 2011 is valid for three years from the date the certification was earned. The certification must be renewed within three years in order for the individual to remain certified. To remain certified, individuals may:
Re-take (and pass) both of the current certification exams (220-901 and 220-902)
Participate in continuing education activities
Take (and pass) the A+ re-certification exam (RC0-903) The CompTIA A+ Recertification Exam RC0-903 bridges the competencies measured by the A+ 800 series (220-801 and 220-802) and the 900 series (220-901 and 220-902). The exam (RC0-903) blueprint includes the objectives new to the 900 series and also assesses the highest weighted competencies that appear on both sets of exams
(i.e., the knowledge and skills rated by SMEs as most relevant for on – the – job performance). NOTE: Availability of RC0-903 is LIMITED TO THOSE who have kept their A+ certification active and have not taken and passed the current 900 series exams.
CompTIA A+ is accredited by ANSI to show compliance with the ISO 17024 Standard and, as such, undergoes regular reviews and updates to the exam objectives. The following CompTIA A+ Recertification RC0-903 exam objectives result from subject matter expert workshops and industry – wide survey results regarding the skills and knowledge required of an entry – level IT technical support
This examination blueprint includes domain weighting, test objectives, and example content. Example topics and concepts are included to clarify the test objectives and should not be construed as a comprehensive listing of all the content of this examination.
Candidates are encouraged to use this document to guide their studies. The table below lists the domains measured by this examination and the extent to which they are represented. The CompTIA A+
RC0-903 exam is based on these objectives.
QUESTION 1 – (Topic 1)
A user reports that the cursor jumps to random screen locations when typing on a laptop computer. Which of the following devices is MOST likely causing this?
A. The touchpad
B. The mouse wheel
C. The multimedia keys
D. The digitizer
QUESTION 2 – (Topic 1)
Which of the following would need to be enabled on a mobile phone to share its Internet connection with multiple devices simultaneously?
QUESTION 3 – (Topic 1)
A customer asks a technician for a device that has the capability to easily connect a laptop to an external monitor, keyboard, mouse, and charge the battery. Which of the following devices should the technician recommend to the customer?
B. KVM switch
C. USB 3.0
D. Docking station