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What is the CompTIA Security+ Certification?

What is the CompTIA Security+ Certification?

September 17, 2020 in Corporate IT Training, CompTIA, Security / by Alison Chludzinski

If you work in IT security, you know that the CompTIA Security+ exam shows employers you have the understanding to perform core security functions in an IT security career. Much like how technology is always evolving, the Security+ exam is revised every three years to keep up with current security trends. Don’t let time run out—if you are ready to take the CompTIA Security+ under the SY0-501 objectives, you have a limited amount of time to complete your certification before the SY0-601 exam launches. Though the new exam objectives release in November 2020, you only have until July 2021 to complete your certification under SY0-501.

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CompTIA A+ Training: Best Way to Train for the Certification

CompTIA A+ Training: Best Way to Train for the Certification

February 5, 2020 in Corporate IT Training, CompTIA / by Centriq Training

New class structure separates training for the two CompTIA A+ exams and adds hands-on components for less experienced IT pros.

With the introduction of the A+ 1000 series in 2019, CompTIA significantly expanded the content covered by the two exams required to obtain the A+ certification.  (What is the A+ certification?) There is a greater emphasis on Cloud computing, virtualization, Internet of Things, cybersecurity and networking than in the previous 900 series.  There is also additional content covering IT support roles, operational procedure competency, problem-solving as well as data management, IT security and Cloud technology.  The result is that the two certification exams are more challenging than ever before – especially if you are new to your technology career. That’s why Centriq has recently revised its CompTIA A+ training curriculum to give students a better understanding of the material and a greater chance of obtaining their A+ certification.

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What is the CompTIA A+ Certification?

What is the CompTIA A+ Certification?

February 5, 2020 in Corporate IT Training, CompTIA / by Centriq Training

What is the CompTIA A+ Certification? Everything You need to know

Updated entry-level certification offers new IT professionals the ability to demonstrate technical competence.

The CompTIA A+ exam is the only vendor-neutral industry recognized credential with performance-based items that prove IT pros can think on their feet to perform critical IT support tasks. The A+ Certification is trusted by employers world-wide to identify their department experts to help with quick and efficient troubleshooting.

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Programming Certifications to Give You an Advantage

Programming Certifications to Give You an Advantage

October 12, 2018 in Red Hat/Open Source, Corporate IT Training, CompTIA, Microsoft, Web Development, Cisco / by Centriq Training

The demand for expertise in programming and other IT skills remains very high, a situation that won’t be changing for the foreseeable future. But what’s the best way for you to position yourself and take advantage of the overwhelming need for the technical skills all companies crave? Acquiring developer training and certification is a great way to do this, as it can allow you to stand out against the competition in what can be a very crowded industry. It’s proof that you have the qualifications necessary to land that new dream job or gain that mega promotion.Read More

IT Certifications 101 – Why Are Certifications Important? What Certifications Should I Get?

IT Certifications 101 – Why Are Certifications Important? What Certifications Should I Get?

August 28, 2018 in ITIL, Corporate IT Training, CompTIA, Microsoft, Security, Web Development, Cisco, EC-Council / by Centriq Training

Nobody is born an expert programmer or cybersecurity specialist. It takes years of work to gain the skills and experience necessary to even get started choosing a field of specialized expertise.

The tech industry is one of the most dynamic fields in the modern marketplace, constantly changing, evolving, and developing new norms among its members. Simply keeping up is a full-time job, and it’s still virtually guaranteed that some new development or specialization will pop up in the most unexpected of places.Read More

3 Benefits of a CompTIA Certification

3 Benefits of a CompTIA Certification

June 8, 2018 in Corporate IT Training, CompTIA / by Centriq Training

Whether you are an IT pro with years of experience, or still relatively new to the field, continuing your tech education is a must if you want to remain competitive in the job market.

Better yet, continue your education with an IT certification.

Getting a highly respected IT certification not only enhances your skills, it lets potential employers know that you are serious and capable of meeting strict testing requirements.Read More