About Comptia Green IT Exam – Objectives Part 1

So already discuss why I want to get certified on Comptia’s Green IT Exam. Now here is the plan to get to it.Comptia Green IT Certification

Basically I’m going to take the Exam objectives and split them on four different posts:

1. Introduction (this post)

2. Green IT Techniques and Technologies

3. Green IT Policies and Standards

4. Comptia Green IT Acronyms (this will be called dictionary)

Those four posts will serve as sort of index for the rest of the content. After that I’ll break each sub-topic on different blog posts with more specific and related information about it.

What is Comptia’s Green IT Exam about? – Objectives

The objective of Comptia’s Green IT certification is to recognize that the person that passes the exam successfully is able to understand and implement policies and processes related to technologies that are environmentally friendly like hardware disposal and energy saving standards in order to reduce the CO2 footprint in the Organization.

This certification is designed for decision making execs and not oriented specifically to IT guys although technically experience is hardly recommended. The ideal candidate could be:

    IT managers

    Security Officers

    Systems administrators/architects

The exam covers areas necessary to implement and measure green IT programs and investment including;

  • The ability to deploy and calculate ROI for green iniciatives
  • Proven understanding of environmentally-sound waste and disposal
  • A specialized knowledge of the current IT methodologies

According to the official Exam Objectives the required experience or certification level is as follows:

1. Comptia A+

2. Comptia Server+

Comptia Green IT Certification domains

The exam is divided in two big domains:

1. Green IT Techniques and technologies

2. Green IT Policies and standards

Test details

  • Number of questions: 30
  • Lenght of test: 60 minutes
  • Passing score: 705
  • Language: English, Korean
  • Exam Code: FC0-GR1
  • Exam Retirement: December 31, 2013

On the next post I will discuss about the Techniques and technologies that could be evaluated during the exam.

Nicolás Solop