CompTIA CertificationCertification programs offered by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) are recognized as the industry standard for obtaining foundation-level information technology (IT) skills. In addition to their well-known A+ Certification, CompTIA offers several other vendor-neutral certifications in key technology areas:
CompTIA A+ Certification
The CompTIA A+ certification is the industry standard for validating vendor-neutral skills expected of an entry-level computer technician. Those holding the A+ certification have a broad base of knowledge and competency in core hardware and operating system technologies including installation, configuration, diagnoses, preventive maintenance, and basic networking.
CompTIA Network+ Certification
The CompTIA Network+ certification is the worldwide standard of competency for professionals with nine months experience in network support or administration. The Network+ certification validates technical competency in networking administration and support. Those holding Network+ certification demonstrate critical knowledge of media and topologies, protocols and standards, network implementation, and network support. This certification is geared toward those with nine months field experience in network administration and support.
CompTIA Server+ Certification
The Comp TIA Server+ certification is a standard of competency for mid- to upper-level technicians responsible for server hardware functionality. The Server+ certification credential validates advanced-level technical competency of server issues and technology, including installation, configuration, upgrades, maintenance, troubleshooting, and disaster recovery. This certification is geared toward mid- to upper-level technicians.
CompTIA Security+™ Certification
The CompTIA Security+ vendor-neutral certification exam is the worldwide standard of competency for foundation-level security practitioners.