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Get everything you need to prepare for your CompTIA certification exam. Explore training developed by CompTIA with options that fit various learning styles and timelines. Lumify Work is proud to be a CAPP Gold Partner – offering A+, Network+, Security+, CySA+, Pentest+, and more.

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The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), has been dedicated to advancing the growth of the IT industry and those working within it for over 30 years. CompTIA has more than 20,000 members in 102 countries. CompTIA is the voice of the world’s information technology (IT) industry. A non-profit association, CompTIA offers IT professionals vendor-neutral, industry-leading IT certifications.

Lumify Work is proud to collaborate in the CompTIA Authorized Partner Program (CAPP) as a CAPP Gold Partner – offering A+, Network+, Security+, CySA+, Pentest+, and more.

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What is CompTIA?

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a leading voice and advocate for the $5 trillion global information technology ecosystem; and the estimated 75 million industry and tech professionals who design, implement, manage, and safeguard the technology that powers the world’s economy.

Through education, training, certifications, philanthropy, and market research, CompTIA promotes industry growth; the development of a highly-skilled workforce; and a commitment to creating an environment where innovation happens and the opportunities and benefits made possible through technology are available to all.

CompTIA is a vendor-neutral, independent source of information on a wide range of technology topics, including cyber security; education, training and certification of the global tech workforce; new and emerging technologies; legislation and policies affecting the industry; and workforce data, development and trends.

Membership and certification holders span the full range of technology companies from established Fortune 500 leaders to small and medium-sized tech businesses that help customers solve real business problems around the world; and emerging tech-service innovators that support the implementation and management of the latest technology solutions.

CompTIA routinely engages with individual technology professionals as the largest vendor-neutral credentialling program for technology workers. CompTIA has awarded more than 2.5 million certifications in areas such as cyber security, networking, cloud computing, and technical support.

Interested in advancing your career in IT?
Plan your next move with CompTIA's IT career paths for:

  • IT Support Specialists

  • IT Networking Specialists

  • Cyber Security Specialists

Lumify Work collaborates in the CompTIA Authorized Partner Program (CAPP) as a CAPP Gold Partner, delivering CompTIA courses in Australia with campuses in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra, and Perth. We also have campuses in New Zealand and the Philippines.

Why take a CompTIA course with Lumify Work?

CompTIA maintains a robust partner program around the world with thousands of academic institutions, not-for-profits, job corps centres and other organisations. Together we are educating, training and certifying new generations of technology workers.

By booking a course with a partner like Lumify Work, students can:

Prepare for certification: All CompTIA training with Lumify Work is designed to support CompTIA certifications.

Extend knowledge beyond CompTIA courses: Lumify Plus is the online learning pathway that offers instructor-created resources to help you practice what you learned and prepare for future classes, exams, and certifications. You can also access CompTIA bundle courses.

Gain global perspectives: Lumify Work is proud to be a CompTIA Authorised Training Partner – offering A+, Network+, Security+, CySA+, Pentest+, and more. We have ten fully equipped training campuses (with 90 classrooms) located in key business centres around Australia, New Zealand, and the Philippines.

Learn from CompTIA Certified Technical Trainers (CTT+): Lumify Work's technical instructors are part of the CompTIA Instructor Network (CIN) - a worldwide community for instructors who provide CompTIA certification training. We can advise you on the right courses to choose and help align training plans to certification outcomes.

Experience high standards for learning: All Lumify Work CompTIA courses use Official CompTIA Content mapping to CompTIA certifications. In addition, we are a partner of choice for CompTIA and well-known names in ICT like Microsoft, Google, AWS, Cisco, VMware, ITIL, Citrix, and EC-Council.

Take advantage of flexible learning: Learn your way, at your pace. Choose the delivery method that works best for your learning style, schedule, and career aspirations.

  • Choose from traditional classroom delivery (Instructor-Led Training or ILT), Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT), hybrid VILT delivery, online/self-paced learning, bootcamps, seminars, webinars, or blended learning.

  • Hit the right mix of flexible, self-paced technical content and instructor-led deep technical expertise.

  • Build practical job skills with role-specific training.

More FAQs on CompTIA courses by customers

Why should I undertake a CompTIA A+ certification course?

CompTIA A+ validates knowledge and competency in core hardware and operating system technologies, including installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance, and basic networking. CompTIA A+ certification also confirms awareness of security, safety and environmental issues, as well as basic communication skills and professional etiquette.

Are CompTIA certifications known globally?

CompTIA serves the information technology industry as the world’s largest developer of vendor-neutral IT certifications. Since establishing the certification program in 1993, more than 900,000 CompTIA certifications have been earned worldwide. CompTIA certification programs receive worldwide use and recognition. Certifications are built with the knowledge of experts and industry leaders from the public and private sectors, including training, academia, and the government.

How does my CompTIA certification apply to other industry certifications?

CompTIA certifications often begin the journey toward advanced certifications. Taking a CompTIA exam as an elective toward an advanced certification will give you the distinction of having a dual certification – an advantage in today’s job market.

Can you self-study with CompTIA?

CompTIA has everything you need to learn IT, whether you prefer self-study or classroom learning. You can learn at your own pace with interactive lessons and videos.

You can consult with Lumify Work on flexible learning options like bootcamps and online self-paced programs, although most of the offerings from Lumify Work are for instructor-led training.

How long does it take to get CompTIA A+?

Some classroom training covers all of the CompTIA A+ material in one week, and others stretch it out over several months. If you choose to learn on your own, you may be able to acquire the necessary knowledge within a few days, weeks, or months – depending on how much knowledge and IT experience you already have.

CompTIA courses with Lumify Work typically have a five-day delivery, with students taking time afterwards to prepare for the examination by working on projects and labs and reviewing the materials. CompTIA A+ is usually delivered in two parts, each covering five days, but is also offered in an intensive format with self-study required for some topics.

Is CompTIA good for beginners?

One of the benefits of CompTIA courses is that anyone, especially beginners, can pick up the knowledge gained. With the basic knowledge and skills you acquire with the certifications, students can branch out into different career pathways and specialisations in software, hardware, networking technology, and even cyber security.

What kind of IT Jobs can you get with CompTIA IT certifications?

Each CompTIA IT certification validates the skills needed for certain IT jobs. Whether you’re wondering where to start in IT or you’re already an IT professional, see which jobs you could have with CompTIA certifications. You can visit the CompTIA job match tool to get insights on career paths that can be right for you. Choose a certification in the dropdown to learn more about each job and how to get there. Get information on a range of roles, from entry-level to advanced IT roles. Plot out your next move with CompTIA on the IT career roadmap.

Just a few of the many possibilities include:

  • DevOps Engineer
    If you are good at working with others and have the ability to maintain software development life cycles or even code, then DevOps engineer could be your next move.

  • Linux Engineer
    The world of Linux is growing and it’s looking for new up-and-coming engineers. If you want to perform testing and troubleshooting while monitoring system performance, then Linux engineer could be your next move.

  • Systems Administrator
    If you are interested in working with the day-to-day operations of computer networks, a career as a systems administrator, or SysAdmin, could be your next move.

  • Data Support Technician
    If you’re a natural problem solver and would like to expand on your computer literacy skills, becoming a data support technician could be your next move.

  • Reporting Analyst
    A reporting analyst is a link between raw enterprise data and the management team. Could this be your next move?

  • Operations Analyst
    If you enjoy collecting data and using statistical methods to guide decision making, operations analyst could be your next move.

For more information on CompTIA certifications, please visit our CompTIA certification page.

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