Which certification is right for me?

Step 1: Choose your certification

Research what’s available, and pick an IT certification that will help you achieve your career goals. Use the CompTIA Career Roadmap to learn about different IT career paths and IT salaries so you can decide which certification may be best for you.

From entry-level knowledge in computer hardware and computer software to advanced IT security and IT networking skills, CompTIA IT certifications cover it all:

  • Foundational certifications: For students or workers new to IT
  • Professional certifications: For entry-level or established IT workers
  • Specialty certifications: For areas of expertise
  • Mastery certifications: For seasoned IT professionals

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Training Options

Step 2: Start Learning and Training

There’s a wealth of certification training and learning options available that will prepare you for your CompTIA certification exam.

Combine instructor-led training with self-study materials, or use CompTIA CertMaster, a tailored online training companion that speeds up your IT certification training for maximum learning efficiency.

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Familiar with the Exam

Step 3: Get Familiar with the Certification Exam

It’s a good idea to always understand what you’re training for. That’s why we’re offering not just exam objectives, but also sample questions for download. While the same exact questions will not be on your exam, they’ll give you a good idea of what to expect when you’re ready to take your certification exam.

Be sure to check out online communities on Facebook, LinkedIn and Reddit to see what others are saying about CompTIA exams.

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Step 4: Register and Take Your Certification Exam

Buy a certification exam voucher and visit a testing center to take your exam.
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Congratulations! You’re CompTIA Certified!

With your certification in hand, you’re joining a community of more than 2 million IT professionals who are CompTIA certified. You now have a globally recognized credential that is on your side to grow your IT career.

The CompTIA certification logo will help you stand out and earn attention with your resume and LinkedIn profile.

There’s also CompTIA AITP, CompTIA’s association for IT professionals that provides you with all the tools you need to find your first or next job in IT and fuel up your IT career!

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