I learned a lot from the A+. But now that I know that material and I see where it will get me, I think the cert itself is meaningless. What is A+ gonna get you in this world? THat's all I'm saying. The fact of the matter is that every IT worker must know the material it covers. It is like the equivilent of say a cook knowing how to turn on the stove.
A+ is nothing more than the very basics that every IT worker should know. There is nothing complicated in it, nor is there anything that will earn you a whopping $200,000 a year.