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.
About CompTIA Certification Exams
CompTIA serves the IT industry as the world’s largest developer of vendor-neutral IT certification exams. 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 apply toward advanced certifications, such as Microsoft’s MSCA and Novell’s CNE certification. 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 for Lumify Work are for instructor-led training.
How long does IT take to get a 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 after to prepare for the examination by working on projects and labs and reviewing the materials.
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 cybersecurity.
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 information technology or you’re already an IT pro, 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:
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.
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.
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.
A reporting analyst is a link between raw enterprise data and the management team. Could this be your next move?
If you enjoy collecting data and using statistical methods to guide decision making, operations analyst could be your next move.
For information on the CompTIA certifications please visit our CompTIA certification page.