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Understanding CompTIA Certifications

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With all of the certifications out there, how do you know which one is right for you? As demand grows for high for qualified, knowledgeable IT professionals it’s important to find a certification that matches your personal IT goals. CompTIA certifications and their corresponding exams range from entry level to professional level and test your competency in various IT domains. We have put together a cheat sheet for you showing the different CompTIA certifications you can achieve, the objectives you will find on the exams, what job roles will benefit best from each certification, and the courses that will help you prepare for the exam.

Certification Exam Number Exam Domains Course CEUs to Renew
A+ 220-801
  • PC Hardware
  • Networking
  • Laptops
  • Printers
  • Operational Procedures
A+ Certification Prep Course 20
  • Operating System
  • Security
  • Mobile Devices
  • Troubleshooting
Network+ N10-005
  • Network Concepts
  • Network Installation and Configuration
  • Network Media and Topologies
  • Network Management
  • Network Security
Network+ Prep Course (N10-OO5 30
Security+ SYD-301
  • Network Security
  • Compliance and Operational Security
  • Threats and Vulnerabilities
  • Application, Data, and Host Security
  • Access Control and Identity Management
  • Cryptography
Security+ Certification Boot Camp (SYO-301) 50
Security+ Prep Course (SYO-301)
  • Enterprise Security
  • Risk Management, Policy/Procedure, and Legal
  • Research and Analysis
  • Integration of Computing, Communications, and Business Disciplines
CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) Prep Course 75

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