CompTIA Core Skills Certifications

Course Description

CompTIA certifications are aligned with IT infrastructure and cybersecurity job paths, and each additional certification represents a step forward in your knowledge. Core certifications, such as CompTIA A+, lay the foundation for specialized pathway certifications, while professional certifications cover essential IT skills such as project management.

Every IT professional needs a foundational understanding of areas such as operating systems, hardware, and networking, among others. No matter which path you pursue, CompTIA’s core IT skills, certifications level the playing field and create the groundwork for a successful career in IT.


Topics Covered

1. CompTIA IT Fundamentals
  • Install software
  • Establish basic network connectivity
  • Identify/prevent basic security risks
  • Explain troubleshooting theory and preventative maintenance of devices
2. CompTIA A+
  • Identify cybersecurity threats
  • Configure operating system security
  • Understand security best practices
  • Troubleshoot common security issues
3. CompTIA Network 
  • Understand networking services and applications
  • Use appropriate network monitoring tools
  • Understand network security vulnerabilities and remedies
4. CompTIA Security 
  • Understand network security
  • Identify and mitigate security threats
  • Understand application, data, and host security issues
  • Implement access control and identity management