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NH Computer Learning is an authorized CompTIA Platinum Partner provider of the most current CompTIA courses to help prepare you for CompTIA certifications or to advance your technology skills.

Deciding to work in the IT industry is an exceptionally good choice. Getting an IT certification can help you get started and get ahead in your career. The CompTIA IT Certification Roadmap can make navigating the world of IT Certifications a little easier.

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CompTIA Certifications

CompTIA A+

A+ TrainingCompTIA A+ certification is an internationally recognized, vendor-neutral certification that many employers consider a prerequisite for entry-level IT employment. A+ certification signifies that the individual is capable of performing tasks such as installation, configuration and troubleshooting of common PC systems.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will learn:

  • Identify the hardware components of personal computers and mobile digital devices.
  • Identify networking and security fundamentals.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot display devices.
  • Install and configure peripheral components.
  • Manage system components.
  • Manage data storage.
  • Identify the hardware and software requirements for client environment configurations.
  • Identify network technologies.
  • Install and configure networking capabilities.
  • Support mobile digital devices.
  • Support printers and multifunction devices.
!Prerequisites
  • None. Recommended Knowledge: Basic knowledge of computer hardware and operating systems

Step 1

Take These Courses

CompTIA A+ Certification

Step 2

Take These Exams

CompTIA A+ Part 1
220-901

CompTIA A+ Part 2
220-902

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

CompTIA A+ Certification

CompTIA A+ Certifications issued in 2011 or later are valid for three years. To keep your certification current, you must complete Continuing Education Units. Learn more about CEUs here.

CompTIA Network+

Network+ TrainingThis course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with a basic knowledge of computer hardware, software and operating systems who wish to prepare for the CompTIA Network+ Exam. It is also suitable for those who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of networking concepts and acquire the required skills to prepare for a career in network support or administration.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will learn:

  • Basics of networking theory, concepts and networking methods
  • Basics of networking data delivery
  • Networking media, cabling and hardware
  • Networking protocols and the OSI model
  • Networking Operating Systems
  • TCP/IP fundamentals
  • Networking security, including preventing and responding to incidents
!Prerequisites
  • None. It is highly recommended to achieve A+ Certification first.

Step 1

Take These Courses

CompTIA Network+ Certification

Step 2

Take These Exams

CompTIA Network+
N10-006

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

CompTIA Network+ Certification

CompTIA Network+ Certifications issued in 2011 or later are valid for three years. To keep your certification current, you must complete Continuing Education Units. Learn more about CEUs here.

CompTIA Security+

Security+ TrainingCompTIA Security+ training from NH Computer Learning provides an excellent introduction to the security field and is typically a better entry point than jumping right into an advanced security program. With Security+, you’ll build a solid foundation of knowledge that you can build upon—helping you advance your career in the months and years to come.

Whether your goal is to become Security+ certified for your job, to prove your basic knowledge of security concepts or to gain more knowledge to secure your network, expert training from New Horizons is the perfect solution.

This course is intended for students wishing to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam. The qualification is aimed primarily at networking professionals, but because security is vital to all levels and job roles within an organization, it will also benefit PC support analysts, application developers and senior managers in accounting, sales, product development and marketing.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will learn to:

  • Identify the fundamental concepts of computer security
  • Identify security threats and vulnerabilities
  • Manage data, application, and host security
  • Implement network security
  • Identify and implement access control and account management security measures
  • Manage certificates
  • Identify and implement compliance and operational security measures
  • Manage risk
  • Troubleshoot and manage security incidents
  • Plan for business continuity and disaster recovery
!Prerequisites
  • None, but CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications, or equivalent knowledge, and six to nine months experience in networking, including configuring security parameters, are strongly recommended.

Step 1

Take These Courses

CompTIA Security+ Certification

Step 2

Take These Exams

CompTIA Security+
SY0-401

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

CompTIA Security+ Certification

CompTIA Security+ Certifications issued in 2011 or later are valid for three years. To keep your certification current, you must complete Continuing Education Units. Learn more about CEUs here.

CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)

CASP TrainingCompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) certification training from NH Computer Learning can provide you with the skills necessary to become CASP certified and ready for an advanced career in IT security.

This course is intended for IT professionals who have the technical knowledge and skills required to conceptualize, design and engineer secure solutions across complex enterprise environments. Students should have a minimum of 10 years of experience, including at least 5 years of hands-on, technical security experience.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have learned to:

  • Manage risk in the enterprise
  • Integrate computing, communications, and business disciplines in the enterprise
  • Use research and analysis to secure the enterprise
  • Integrate advanced authentication and authorization techniques
  • Implement cryptographic techniques
  • Implement security controls for hosts
  • Implement security controls for storage
  • Analyze network security concepts, components, and architectures, and implement controls
  • Implement security controls for applications
  • Integrate hosts, storage, networks, and applications in a secure enterprise architecture
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments
  • Conduct incident and emergency responses
!Prerequisites
  • None, although it is strongly recommended that you have your CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ certifications. You should also have a minimum of 10 years of experience, including at least 5 years of hands-on, technical security experience.

Step 2

Take These Exams

CompTIA CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)
CAS-002

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner

CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) Certifications are valid for three years. To keep your certification current, you must complete Continuing Education Units. Learn more about CEUs here.

CompTIA Mobility+

Mobility+ TrainingThe CompTIA Mobility+ Certification delivers necessary skills to further develop mobile device and wireless support.

CompTIA’s Mobility+ covers mobile device management, troubleshooting, security and network infrastructure. It enables IT professionals who can deploy, integrate, support and manage a mobile environment while ensuring proper security measures are maintained for devices and platforms to mitigate risk and threats.

The CompTIA Mobility+ Certification is aimed at current or prospective IT support personnel with at least a year of experience working with computer networks, who want to develop their IT skills to include mobile device and over-the-air technologies.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will learn:

  • How to configure over-the-air technologies
  • Applying RF principles
  • How to implement a wireless network infrastructure
  • How to incorporate mobile security
  • Troubleshooting skills with mobile devices and networks
  • How to prepare the enterprise for a mobile network
!Prerequisites
  • None. It is strongly recommended you have your CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications or equivalent working knowledge and at least 18 months of work experience in administration of mobile devices in the enterprise.

Step 1

Take These Courses

CompTIA Mobility+

Step 2

Take These Exams

CompTIA Mobility+
MB0-001

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

CompTIA Mobility+ Certification

Mobility+ Certifications are valid for three years. To keep your certification current, you must complete Continuing Education Units. Learn more about CEUs here.

CompTIA Project+

Project+ TrainingCompTIA Project+ certification training validates knowledge of project management principles. The project management profession is growing rapidly and with that comes increase competitiveness in job market.

Project+ certification sets you apart from other applicants as it demonstrates skills beyond just technical knowledge. It validates your skills to lead and build relationships, complete projects on time, and within budget.

Project+ training at NH Computer Learning teaches the student to:

  • Identify the fundamentals of project management
  • Perform the pre-project setup
  • Initiate a project
  • Plan project strategies
  • Develop project schedules
  • Plan project staffing, communications, and quality
  • Plan project risk management
  • Plan project costs
  • Plan project costs
  • Plan for change management and transitions
  • Manage project execution
  • Manage project procurement
  • Monitor project performance
  • Monitor and control project constraints
  • Monitor project risks and procurements
  • Perform project closure
!Prerequisites
  • Although not required, it is recommended that candidates have a minimum of one year of experience managing, directing or participating in small- to medium-scale projects.

Step 2

Take These Exams

CERTIFICATION PATH

CompTIA Project+
PX0-003

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

CompTIA Project+ Certification

The CompTIA Project+ certification is considered good for life and does not need to be renewed.

CompTIA Linux+

Linux+ TrainingCompTIA Linux+ certification provides a basic foundation for individuals to work and maintain Linux installations. Linux+ certification is valuable for those new to or currently working within the Linux operation system.

With Linux+ training at NH Computer Learning the student will learn to:

  • Identify basic Linux concepts and perform basic Linux tasks
  • Manage user and group accounts
  • Manage partitions and the Linux filesystem
  • Manage various files in Linux
  • Work with Linux permissions and ownership
  • Print files
  • Manage packages
  • Manage kernel services
  • Work with the Bash shell and shell scripts
  • Manage jobs and processes
  • Manage system services
  • Configure network services
  • Configure basic Internet services
  • Implement measures to secure a Linux system
  • Manage hardware associated with Linux systems
  • Troubleshoot Linux system issues
  • Install the Linux operating system
  • Configure the GUI
!Prerequisites
  • Although not required, it is strongly recommended that candidates have both their
    A+ and Network+ Certifications before acquiring a Linux+ Certification.

Step 1

Take These Courses

CompTIA Linux+ Certification

Step 2

Take These Exams

CompTIA Linux+ Part 1
LX0-103

CompTIA Linux+ Part 2
LX0-104

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

CompTIA Linux+

The CompTIA Linux+ certification is considered good for life and does not need to be renewed.

CompTIA Server+

Server+ TrainingCompTIA Server+ Certification authenticates knowledge of server hardware and software. The CompTIA Security+ Certification is aimed at IT professionals, network support technicians, and hardware specialists with previous experience in the IT industry.

With Server+ training at NH Computer Learning the student will learn:

  • Various types of server storage systems
  • How to install hardware components and configure servers
  • How to resolve issues involved in upgrading server components
  • How to secure, access, and remotely manage server hardware
  • Disaster recovery concepts and techniques
!Prerequisites
  • None. Recommended Knowledge: Basic knowledge of computer hardware and operating systems, A+ Certification, and 18 to 24 months of IT experience.

Step 1

Take These Courses

CompTIA Server+ Certification

Step 2

Take These Exams

CompTIA Server+
SK0-004

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

CompTIA Server+ Certification

The CompTIA Server+ certification is considered good for life and does not need to be renewed.

CompTIA Cloud Essentials

Cloud Essentials TrainingCompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification provides IT professionals with the necessary skills to operate effectively in a cloud environment. Understanding cloud based technologies is a highly desired skill, as businesses and enterprises move to this innovative, cost saving storage solution.

With CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification training at NH Computer Learning the student will learn:

  • Key concepts and terminology within cloud based technologies
  • Processes involved in the evolving data center in the private cloud
  • How to manage systems that have already adopted some type of cloud infrastructure
  • Business and operational aspects of running a cloud
  • A basic knowledge of Iaas, SaaS, PaaS, and DRaas
  • Impacts of IT Service Management
!Prerequisites
  • None, although at least six months working in an environment that markets or relies on IT-related services is recommended.

Step 1

Take These Courses

CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification

Step 2

Take These Exams

CL0-001

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification

The CompTIA Cloud Essentials certification is considered good for life and does not need to be renewed.

CompTIA Cloud+

Cloud+ TrainingAs more and more businesses shift their IT operations to cloud platforms, skills in cloud computing and virtualization have become a frequently required qualification for IT professionals. Adding CompTIA Cloud+ to your resume demonstrates your ability to implement and maintain cloud technologies and enables you to jump into a rapidly growing market:

  • 9 out of 10 companies use some form of cloud technology.
  • 60 percent of companies have 30 percent or more of their IT systems in the cloud. ¹
  • Cloud computing is estimated to generate nearly 7 million jobs worldwide by the end of 2015.²
  • The global cloud computing market is projected to reach $270 billion by 2020.¹

With CompTIA Cloud+ Certification training at NH Computer Learning, the student will learn competency in cloud models, virtualization, infrastructure, security, resource management and business continuity.

!Prerequisites
  • None, but 24 to 36 months of work experience in networking, storage or IT data center administration and familiarity with any major hypervisor technologies for server virtualization are recommended.

Step 1

Take These Courses

CompTIA Cloud+

Step 2

Take These Exams

CompTIA Cloud+
CVO-001

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

CompTIA Cloud+ Certification

Cloud+ Certifications are valid for three years. To keep your certification current, you must complete Continuing Education Units. Learn more about CEUs here.

CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician

Healthcare IT TrainingThe CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician course provides the skills necessary to ensure that IT professionals have the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in installing, managing and troubleshooting IT systems in medical and clinical settings. Healthcare IT technicians are essential in maintaining a high quality of care to patients in hospitals nationwide.

The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician Certification is aimed at experienced IT professionals in roles such as desktop support technician, network administrator, systems administrator, or database administrator, who are looking for opportunities within the healthcare industry or may already be working within the healthcare industry. Such students want to prove through certification that they have the knowledge and skills required to implement, deploy, and support healthcare IT systems.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have learned to:

  • Define and describe concepts and terminology that are fundamental to your
  • understanding of the use of IT in a healthcare environment
  • Describe the medical environment including its organization, stakeholders, and the most significant technologies
  • Leverage core medical concepts to describe the use of IT in the medical workplace
  • Describe the essential elements of computing including hardware, software, networking, and change control
  • Provide IT support and solve IT problems in the medical workplace
  • Integrate security best practices into your daily healthcare IT workflow
!Prerequisites
  • None. While there are no strict prerequisites, CompTIA intends the Healthcare IT Technician certificate to serve as an add-on to the CompTIA A+ certification.

Step 1

Take These Courses

CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician

Step 2

Take These Exams

CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician+
HIT-001

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician Certification

The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification is considered good for life and does not need to be renewed.

CompTIA IT Fundamentals

IT Fundamentals TrainingIn this course, students will identify PC components, work with files and folders, and conduct basic software installations. This course will provide students with the fundamental skills and concepts required to maintain, support, and work efficiently with personal computers.

In addition, it covers the essential skills and information needed to set up, configure, maintain, troubleshoot, and perform preventative maintenance of the hardware and software components of a basic personal computer workstation and basic wireless devices. Students will also implement basic security measures and implement basic computer and user support practices.

!Prerequisites
  • None. This is an introductory course and requires only basic Windows end-user skills.

Step 1

Take These Courses

CompTIA IT Fundamentals

Step 2

Take These Exams

CompTIA IT Fundamentals
FCO-U51

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certification

The CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification is considered good for life and does not need to be renewed.

CompTIA Train The Trainer+ (CTT+)

CTT+ TrainingIn the CompTIA CTT+ course, students will learn how to plan and prepare to teach a course, and how to select and implement various delivery methods. It covers how to demonstrate professional conduct and content expertise, how to use communication and presentation skills to facilitate learning, and how to establish and maintain a learner-centered environment.

Students will also learn techniques for evaluating learner performance throughout an event and techniques for evaluating their training performance and delivery of a course.

Topics covered include:

  • Planning and preparation
  • Exploring delivery methods and media
  • Credibility and communications
  • Group facilitation
  • Evaluating a training event
!Prerequisites
  • None, but 6 to 12 months of trainer/instructor experience is recommended.

Step 1

Take These Courses

CompTIA CTT+ Train the Trainer

Step 2

Take These Exams

TKO-201 CTT+ Essentials

And either

TKO-202 CTT+ Classroom Performance Based Exam

Or

TKO-203 CTT+ Virtual Classroom Performance Based Exam

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

CompTIA Train The Trainer+ (CTT+) Certification

The CompTIA Train The Trainer+ (CTT+) certification is considered good for life and does not need to be renewed.

 Value of Certification

CompTIA Training & Certifications

CompTIA is the world's leading technology association. CompTIA advances IT professionals with successful industry-leading certifications and business credentials in the areas such as PC maintenance, networking technologies, and security.

The NH Computer Learning CompTIA Course Collection provides training and support for all of the current CompTIA certifications including A+, Net+, Security+, Linux+, Project+, CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP), Server+, and more.

The collection contains award-winning courseware with breadth and depth across these critical technology subject areas, continually developed to keep up with the constantly changing requirements for the professional certifications. Our simulations offer task-based multipath scenarios to provide realistic practice of these critical technology subjects.

Top Five Reasons to get CompTIA Certified:

  1. Learn Skills to Get a New Job - CompTIA certifications assure employers of a candidate's basic technology skills and prove you know how to get the job done.
  2. Preserve Your Job & Salary - As the economic landscape continues to evolve, certifications can lock you into tiered salary levels and prove expertise that stands above the rest.
  3. Ready to Change Jobs? CompTIA certifications help candidates qualify for new job opportunities, or advance your career in technology.
  4. Stand Out in the Resume Pile - Validated CompTIA certifications on your resume help you stand out among other applicants, giving you a greater opportunity for an interview.
  5. IT is Everywhere! IT skills are needed in most companies and there are simply not enough trained IT professionals to fill these jobs.
 Continuing Education

CompTIA Continuing Education Program

The following CompTIA certifications obtained after January 1, 2011 are only valid for a period of three years:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)
  • CompTIA Mobility+
  • CompTIA Cloud+

To keep certifications current, students must gain CompTIA continuing education units. This can be done in different ways including:

  • Taking relevant training
  • Passing the most current CompTIA certification exam
  • Obtaining other approved industry certifications

As an authorized CompTIA training provider, New Horizons can help you maintain your CompTIA certification through the most current classes and certifications.

The table below shows the financial and CEU totals required for renewal of each certification:

Annual CE Program Fee Total three year fee required for program completion Continuing Education Units required for program completion
CompTIA A+ $25 $75 20
CompTIA Network+ $50 $150 30
CompTIA Security+ $50 $150 50
CompTIA CASP $50 $150 75
CompTIA Mobility+ $50 $150 50
CompTIA Cloud+ $50 $150 50