Online CompTIA IT Certification Training
Prepare for CompTIA A+, NETWORK+ and SECURITY+ Certification
The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is considered the world's leading technology association. Since its founding in 1982, CompTIA has set standards for certification in IT support, from hardware and devices to networks and cybersecurity. This 100% online course will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need to launch an IT career via the CompTIA's A+, Network+ and Security+ certifications.
Job Outlook for CompTIA Certified Professionals
Computer and information technology (IT) support specialists are in demand. Nearly every organization that uses computers and computing devices needs user and technology support. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) expects computer support jobs to grow 10% between now and 2027, twice the rate of overall job growth.
BLS data indicates that computer support specialists earn $54,760 per year or $26.33 per hour on average.
CompTIA's commitment to mobile device support suggests strong continued demand for its certificate holders. According to the BLS analysis, as organizations upgrade their devices, networks and security, demand for support professionals will continue to grow.
CompTIA™ A+, Network+ and Security+ Certification FAQs
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE A+, NETWORK+ and SECURITY+ CERTIFICATIONS?
The A+, Network+ and Security+ certifications are sequential. A+ focuses on devices; Network+ is dedicated to the hardware, software and protocols for networking; and Security+ adds the layer of core security functions across devices, networks, and the organizations that deploy them.
WHAT JOBS CAN COMPTIA CERTIFICATION HOLDERS GET?
CompTIA calls the A+, Network+ and Security+ sequence a "stacked" credential that validates baseline skills in the three disciplines: devices, networks, and security. Each individual certification is considered an independent signal of competence in the area it addresses.
WHAT JOB TITLES DOES COMPTIA A+ INCLUDE?
According to CompTIA, the A+ certification is often associated with baseline or entry-level support positions such as service desk analyst, technical support specialist, field service technician, associate network engineer, data support technician, desktop support administrator, end-user computing technician, help desk technician, or system support specialist.
WHAT JOB TITLES DOES COMPTIA NETWORK+ INCLUDE?
According to CompTIA, the Network+ certification is often associated with positions such as Network administrator, network field engineer, computer technician, help desk technician, system engineer, network support specialist, or network analyst.
WHAT JOB TITLES DOES COMPTIA SECURITY+ INCLUDE?
According to CompTIA, the Security+ certification is often associated with junior IT auditor or penetration tester positions. Other titles might include systems administrator, network administrator, or security administrator.
- Learn the fundamentals of IT
- Discover how to build and manage a data network
- Understand how to troubleshoot networking issues
- Learn about routing and switching, risk assessment, and data recovery
- Practice concepts that will prepare for CompTIA™ A+, Security+, and Network+ certifications
- Prepare to take and pass CompTIA™ A+, Security+, and Network+ certification exam processes
There are no prerequisites prior to taking this course. You should have a basic understanding of computer systems and networks.
CompTIA™ A+ 220-1001
Hardware, networking and mobile
CompTIA™ A+ 220-1002
Security and troubleshooting for Windows, Mac, and Linux
CompTIA™ Network+ N10-007
Foundations of networking and infrastructure; virtualization and the cloud, subnets, and VLANs
CompTIA™ Security+ SY0-501
Securing networks from attacks; business continuity and risk mitigation
Andrew Beal has over 10 years of experience in the IT Industry. Mr. Beal is an IT professional and instructor who holds a bachelor's degree in Information Technology from Franklin University. He started his IT career as a help desk intern and, while tutoring computer science courses, discovered a passion and talent for teaching. Andrew is currently employed as an IT instructor, managing multiple courses that focus on Computer Hardware, Computer Networking, and Cyber Security. In addition to his teaching position, Mr. Beal works one-on-one with students to ensure their preparation for CompTIA examinations.
Jeff Rees has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry. Jeff's expertise covers a wide range of technical skills in the field of immersive technology, such as virtual reality, augmented reality, spatial computing, and holograms. He manages, creates, and delivers high-quality augmented and virtual reality technology experiences that enhance knowledge retention and engagement for learners. Jeff capitalizes on his multifaceted technical knowledge with his passion for implementing immersive solutions, which has given him a proven track record of producing one-of-a-kind solutions for clients. Jeff has previously served as a senior vice president of operations, chief technology officer, and technical director for diverse technology companies. Jeff has also taught numerous computer courses during his career. Jeff holds a bachelor's degree from DeVry University in Computer Sciences with an emphasis in Simulation Design.
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