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COMPTIA™ CERTIFICATION TRAINING: A+, NETWORK+, SECURITY+

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.

Find out why this certification will enhance your career!

Get the detils you need to determine if this is the right certification for you. Learn the importance of a CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ Certification.

  • What is the difference between the A+, Network+, and Security+ certifications?

  • What jobs can CompTIA certificate holders get?

  • What job titles does CompTIA A+ include?

  • What job titles does CompTIA Network+ include?

  • What job titles does CompTIA Security+ include? 

  • Are there any prerequisites?

  • When can I start the course?

  • Can I get financial assistance?

CompTIA Aplus Netplus Secplus

Course Objectives

This online certification course will prepare students for the following: 

  • 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

Curriculum

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)