COMPTIA CORE SKILLS CERTIFICATION
Set yourself up for IT success by building the foundational skills you need for your IT career. The modules under the Core Skills Certification program focus on specialist roles to help you become a well-rounded IT professional that is flexible enough to move into whatever career path you choose.
This module covers the essential skills and knowledge needed to perform common IT tasks like using features and functions of common operating systems, identifying common software applications and their purpose, setting up a workstation, establishing network connectivity, and using security and web browsing best practices.
ITF also provides background knowledge for people who are in the tech industry but are not specifically in tech roles.
CompTIA A+ is considered as the industry standard for getting a technical support job and establishing your IT career. This goes beyond PC repair. It prepares the candidates to troubleshoot and solve a wide variety of issues – from networking and operating systems to mobile devices security.
This is your stepping stone to careers in infrastructure management, cybersecurity, and more. With a CompTIA A+ Certification, you can:
- Configure, install, and upgrade operating systems like Windows, Apple OS X, Linux, iOS, Android and Windows Mobile
- Install and image virtual machines
- Set-up and troubleshoot peripheral devices
- Assemble and disassemble computing hardware
- Set-up and support basic home and small office networks
- Implement cybersecurity controls appropriate to help desk and technical support roles
- Troubleshoot and support end-user access to applications and data
Have the essential knowledge and skills in networking to develop a career in IT infrastructure through the CompTIA Network+ certification program. Unlike other vendor-specific trainings, this prepares you to support wide or wireless networks regardless of the platform, making you a more versatile IT professional.
CompTIA Network+ addresses the following skills:
- Designing and implementing functional networks
- Configuring, managing, and maintaining essential network devices
- Using devices such as switches and routers to segment network traffic and create resilient networks
- Identifying the benefits and drawbacks of existing network configurations
- Implementing network security, standards and protocols
- Troubleshooting network problems
- Supporting the creation of virtualized networks
Launch your cybersecurity career by preparing yourself to solve a wide variety of issues when securing and defending networks in today’s complicated business computing landscape. This certification also teaches hands-on practical skills and covers topics like hands-on network management, risk management, threat intelligence, data and host security, identity management, cryptography and public key infrastructure.