CompTIA Certifications

TrainingHeights 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.

CompTIA Network+

This 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.
CompTIA A+

CompTIA 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 multi function devices.
Prerequisites
  • None. Recommended Knowledge: Basic knowledge of computer hardware and operating systems
CompTIA Security+

CompTIA Security+ training from New Horizons 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.
CompTIA Social Media Security+

Target Audience

The SMSP certification is ideal for individuals who work with social media solutions and have experience in the cyber security space, or Chief Information Security Officers (CISO), Chief Information Officers (CIO) or other roles responsible for developing social media usage policies and education programs for end users.

The CompTIA Social Media Security Professional Certification course is the first step for Network technicians, Security administrators, Security architect, Security engineers and Network administrators to prepare for the certification exam.

At Course Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, students will learn:

  • Social Media Theory and Principles
  • Social Media Technical Composition
  • Social Media Risks
  • Social Media Security & Incident Response
  • Social Media Management
CompTIA Mobility+

The 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.
CompTIA Project+

CompTIA 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 New Horizons 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 procurement's
  • 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.
CompTIA Linux+

CompTIA 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 New Horizons 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.
CompTIA Server+

CompTIA 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 New Horizons 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.
CompTIA Cloud+

As 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 New Horizons , 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.
CompTIA Train The Trainer+ (CTT+)

In 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.
CompTIA IT Fundamentals

In 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.

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

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