CompTIA

CompTIA

The Computing Technology Industry Association

About CompTIA

CompTIA is the world’s leading tech association and the voice of the world’s IT industry. CompTIA is a non-profit trade association providing leading vendor-neutral certification programmes that have been developed in connection with their membership community of IT professionals.

CompTIA was founded in 1982 with the responsibility of helping to create an open dialogue between IT vendors and partners. CompTIA has become an expert leader and leading voice for the technology ecosystem, offering CompTIA training courses to help professionals.

CompTIA is on a mission to help IT professionals discover how fulfilling a career in IT can be. For more than 20 years, CompTIA has been the global leader in vendor-neutral IT certifications in skills ranging from IT support to networking and cybersecurity.

With more than 2 million IT certifications issued worldwide, CompTIA has developed certification exams that correlate directly to today’s current IT job roles. Certifications like CompTIA A+ lay the groundwork for specialised career paths in IT infrastructure or cybersecurity.

CompTIA has more than 2,000 members, 3,000 academic training partners, and more than tens of thousands of registered users across the information communications and technology industry. CompTIA focuses on supporting the successes of businesses across the IT channel, whether that be larger vendors or SMEs providing hardware, software, and services.

Undertaking CompTIA training is made possible through a range of professional CompTIA courses and qualifications, well-suited to professionals in the IT industry looking to refresh their knowledge, or for individuals looking to kick-start their career in IT.

Whether you’re looking for a higher salary, better work-life balance, or a fresh career with greater growth potential, CompTIA could be the key.

Benefits

A CompTIA qualification comes with many benefits, not least the opportunity to harness some of the most in-demand skills in the world of work. CompTIA provides you with a professional status you can be proud of.

Benefits of a CompTIA qualification include:

Become career certified - With a CompTIA certification, you will become career certified making it easier for you to find a variety of job opportunities upon completion of your CompTIA certification. Check out our 5 Reasons CompTIA will help a career in IT. Prove your knowledge and skills with CompTIA’s digital badges.

A course for all skill levels - Whether you’re an experienced professional in the IT industry or you simply have a passion for computers, there is a course for all stages of ability with CompTIA. Learn the essential fundamentals or gain the more advanced skills and knowledge required to help you succeed in your career.

Learn key IT skills - CompTIA course structures and assessments have been designed and developed to incorporate the skills you will need to thrive in the industry. This means that learners of CompTIA courses will gain their certification and be ready to immediately launch their career in the IT industry.

Virtual Classrooms, Virtual Labs and eLearning - The flexibility of CompTIA certifications is a real benefit for individuals looking to manage working full-time, family commitments, leisure time, and/or social activities. With e-Careers you can access your CompTIA course from any device, from any location and at any time – you are in control of your own learning.

Access the most up-to-date syllabus - As a provider of CompTIA courses and qualifications, e-Careers ensure that we are using the latest syllabus, which means you'll be learning the most up to date course materials and techniques. 

Career opportunities

Whether you’re at the starting point of a career in IT or you’re a seasoned professional, there is a range of courses available from CompTIA.

CompTIA certifications align with IT infrastructure and cybersecurity career paths, with each added certification representing a deepening of your expertise. Core certifications, like CompTIA A+, lay the groundwork for the specialised pathway certifications, and additional professional certifications cover necessary IT skills like project management.

IT infrastructure is the bedrock of IT operations and necessary for any business to function. For years, employers have used CompTIA certifications to identify IT professionals who can support and manage data centre and network operations.

When taken together as the CompTIA Infrastructure Career Pathway, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Server+, CompTIA Linux+ and CompTIA Cloud+ validate the skills needed across IT operations, enhancing your mastery and broadening the number of IT infrastructure roles in which you can contribute.

Demand for CompTIA qualified IT professionals in the UK is typically very high. The median annual wage for IT support specialists was $50,981 (£39,062) in 2019.*

*Source - CompTIA

Which certification?

Official CompTIA content is the only study material recommended by CompTIA to enable IT professionals prepare for CompTIA exams with confidence.

e-Careers is a leading provider of CompTIA certifications, here are some of the most popular:

We have also developed some unique programmes which involve CompTIA certifications, amongst others and offer a job placement upon successful completion.

How to get certified

Launching a new career in IT might not be as difficult for you as you think.  Read our article on the basic attributes required for a successful IT career.

To get a better idea about which course is right for your level of skill visit speak to one of our Course Consultants on +44(0) 20 3198 7700 who will be happy to provide some impartial advice and guide your accordingly.

We look forward to welcoming you to build an exciting career with a CompTIA certification!

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