Using CompTIA Trademarks
CompTIA's certification program names are registered trademarks of the
Association. In order to help protect the integrity of our programs, CompTIA
asks that those who make reference to our trademarks and use our logos adhere to
the following guidelines:
Trademark Usage and Style Guide for use on the Web and in Print
The parameters for use of any CompTIA trademark are as follows:
- Any CompTIA logo must be accurately shown in proportion and orientation.
Distorting or rotating the logo is not permitted.
- Any CompTIA logo must not be incorporated into any other mark or symbol. It
may not be used as a border on or around any item.
- You may not use a CompTIA logo as part of either your name or your company's
- The name of any CompTIA certification must not be without the word
"CompTIA". For example: CompTIA A+ certified, NOT A+ certified; CompTIA Network+
certification, NOT Network+ certification.
- No CompTIA Logo or Trademark may be used as a domain name or as a part of a
Who Can Use CompTIA Logos
How you use any CompTIA logo
reflects both on our association and your organization. Use it proudly to show
your commitment to quality service and excellence. We encourage you to involve
your entire organization in helping CompTIA raise the profile and enhance the
image of the association. Only authorized users can use or display a CompTIA
Who is an Authorized User?
To be considered an
“authorized user” an individual or company must qualify under one or more of the
CompTIA Corporate Members - A company that has met the
necessary qualifications to be recognized by CompTIA as a corporate member in
good standing. Authorized users in this category may use the CompTIA corporate
logo for business purposes. This includes company Web site, advertisements and
CompTIA Authorized Service Centers – A company that has met
the necessary qualifications to be recognized by CompTIA as an Authorized
Service Center in good standing. Authorized users in this category can use the
Authorized Service Center logo on advertising and other printed business
materials such as letterhead, invoices, customer correspondence, brochures and
CompTIA Certified Individuals - An individual who has
satisfied one of CompTIA's certification test objectives that were in effect at
the time that he or she was tested. Authorized users in this category may use
the appropriate certified logo for personalized purposes. This includes business
cards, correspondence, letterhead and resumes.
CompTIA Learning Alliance Partners – An instructor-led
training company that meets or exceeds minimum quality standards in training,
customer service and facilities. CLA partners can use the CLA logo and the
appropriate CompTIA certification program logos in their marketing collateral
and Web site.
CompTIA Authorized Quality Curriculum Partners – A company
CompTIA recognizes for their training materials that meet quality standards
mandated by CompTIA. CAQC partners can use the CAQC logo and the relevant
CompTIA certification program logos in their marketing collateral and Web
CompTIA Cornerstone Committee Members - A cornerstone
committee member is recognized for the part they have played in the development
and ongoing maintenance of CompTIA certification examinations. Authorized users
in this category can use the applicable certification program logo on
advertising and other printed materials such as letterhead, invoices, customer
correspondence, brochures and Web sites.