CompTIA Offers Up Expiring A+ Vouchers
The Computing Technology Industry Association has an inventory of discount vouchers for A+ exams that are on the verge of expiring.
The Computing Technology Industry Association has an inventory of discount vouchers for A+ exams that are on the verge of expiring. So, the company wants to unload them at even deeper discounts to anyone who plans to take the A+ in the next few weeks.
Fee for the A+ exam retails at $145US for non-members, but A+ test candidates who are CompTIA members can shave off $65 of the retail price of the exam the expiring voucher, which can be used at any Pearson VUE or Thomson Prometric testing center worldwide. (Some CompTIA partners often provide discount vouchers of around 10 to 15 percent off retail.)
Pricing for vouchers that expire on May 8 is $80 for members, $105 for non-members. Vouchers expiring on May 31 is $90 for members, $115 for non-members. CompTIA limits the offer to four vouchers per person.
To read an FAQ on the voucher, click here. To order a voucher, click here.
The CompTIA A+ is an entry-level computer service technician exam; CompTIA says that more than 500,000 people have obtained the certification so far. Microsoft allows A+ certification holders to count the exam toward a portion of the requirements for the MCSA and MCSE tracks. To find out more, see go to http://www.microsoft.com/learning/mcp/partners.asp.
Michael Domingo has held several positions at 1105 Media, and is currently the editor in chief of Visual Studio Magazine.