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CompTIA Server+ (SK0-004 Infrastructure Series) Certification

Course Overview

Earning your CompTIA Server+ Certification will not only provide you with the knowledge and techniques required to successfully embark on a career as a Server Administrator; it also validates those skills through an internationally recognised and accepted accreditation from CompTIA.

As this certification is the only vendor-neutral certification, which covers the major server platforms, CompTIA Server+ certified candidates can work in a variety of environments. It’s also the only industry certification covering the latest server technologies, such as virtualization and network-attached storage.

Successful delegates will master the concepts of:

  •    Virtualization
  •    Storage
  •    Security
  •    Troubleshooting

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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Join a community of over 595,000+
  • Interest-Free Payments
  • Includes: Live Labs, Tutor Support and Official Exam
Course Details

Why study the CompTIA Server+ Certificate course with e-Careers?

We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 595,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training. We have also refined our processes, partner relationships, and course materials to offer you a high-quality training solution.

For individuals working in the IT sector, CompTIA certifications represent high quality training, recognised internationally by employers. They also enable you to learn and understand the Linux skills and practical elements that you’ll need to be able to successfully navigate a server support focused job role.

Students new to IT

For those new to the IT sector, a CompTIA Server+ Certification helps your CV to stand out from competitors, due to the skills you have developed on this certification, which employers are looking for in new candidates. Your training will help you comfortably be able to answer work related questions at interview stage and confidently work in this environment.  

Current IT Professionals

If you already work in the IT industry and are looking to progress into a specialism relating to servers, a CompTIA Server+ Certification will help you gain the specific knowledge and techniques to be able to start advancing your career into the world of Server Support and Administration.

You’ll also benefit from:

  •    Training sessions which are focused on you
  •    Recruitment insight to enhance your employability
  •    Having a CompTIA Authorised Training Partner
  •    Unlimited Tutor Support
  •    Flexible payment plans

Is the CompTIA Server+ Certificate course suitable for me?

The CompTIA Server+ certification has been designed and developed for individuals looking to become Network Administrators, Systems Engineers, or Hardware Technicians. As such, this certification would suit any IT professional requiring an in-depth understanding of troubleshooting, server technology, and disaster recovery.

If you want to earn a CompTIA Server+ qualification in your own time and from the comfort of your own home, this course is ideal for you.


Required: No required prerequisites for this CompTIA Server+ Certification.

Recommended: While there are no official prerequisites to enrol onto this certification, if you’re fairly new to IT we recommend taking the CompTIA A+ Certification first, as this syllabus will introduce you to many of the concepts you’ll explore deeper in the Server+ Certification and exam.

What jobs can I apply for after my CompTIA Server+ Certificate training?

The average salary for a Server+ Certificate holder, is £33k

With a CompTIA Server+ Certification, you can start applying for job roles such as:

  •    Server Support Technician - £23k
  •    IT/Server Technician - £26k
  •    Server Administrator - £40k
  •    Storage Administrator - £42k

(Source: ITJobsWatch)

CompTIA Server+ Certificate Syllabus  

Learning outcome

  •    Server Architecture – Learn how to configure and support server components.
  •    Networking – Be able to configure systems for network connectivity, which includes logical and physical elements.
  •    Troubleshooting – Successfully diagnose and resolve system software, hardware, storage, security and connectivity issues.
  •    Server Administration – Maintain and manage servers (including OS configuration), virtualization and access control.
  •    Security – Be able to apply physical and network data security techniques.
  •    Storage – Support storage devices technologies, including capacity and growth planning.
  •    Disaster Recovery – Fully understand disaster recovery and be able to run backup techniques.


Module 1: Server Hardware

  • Server Form Factors
  • Installing and Configuring Server Components
  • Maintaining Power and Cooling Requirements
  • Summary

Module 2: Installing and Configuring Servers

  • Installing and Configuring Server Operating Systems
  • Using Access and Control Methods to Administer a Server
  • Purpose and Operation of Virtualization Components
  • Summary

Module 3: Server Maintenance

  • Server Roles and Requirements
  • Proper Server Maintenance Techniques
  • Asset Management and Documentation
  • Summary

Module 4: Storage Technologies

  • Hardware and Features of Various Storage Technologies
  • Installing and Deploying Primary Storage Devices
  • Summary

Module 5: Identifying Capacity and Fault Tolerance Requirements

  • Calculating Appropriate Storage Capacity and Planning for Future Growth
  • Configuring RAID
  • Summary

Module 6: Securing the Server

  • Physical Security Methods and Concepts
  • Server Hardening Techniques
  • Proper Environmental Controls and Techniques
  • Summary

Module 7: Securing Server Data and Network Access

  • Basic Network Security Systems and Protocols
  • Logical Access Control Methods
  • Data Security Methods and Secure Storage Disposal Techniques
  • Summary

Module 8: Networking

  • Configuring Servers to Use IP Addressing and Network Infrastructure Services
  • Ports and Protocols
  • Cable Management Procedures
  • Summary

Module 9: Disaster Recovery

  • Disaster Recovery Principles
  • Backup
  • Summary

Module 10: Troubleshooting Hardware and Software Issues

  • Troubleshooting Theory and Methodologies
  • Troubleshooting Hardware Problems
  • Troubleshooting Software Problems
  • Summary

Module 11: Troubleshooting Connectivity Issues

  • Diagnosing Network Problems
  • Diagnosing Security Issues
  • Summary

Module 12: Troubleshooting Storage Issues

  • Troubleshooting Storage Problems
  • Summary

CompTIA Server+ Certificate Exam Details

CompTIA Server+ Exam Details

Exam: Code SK0-004

The CompTIA Server+ exam covers administration, disaster recovery, networking, security, server architecture, storage, and troubleshooting.

Exam Format - Multiple-choice.

Number of questions - Maximum of 100.

Duration - 90 minutes.

Pass Mark - 750/900 (83%).

Payment Options

If you are funding your own course, we can provide a multitude of flexible payment plans and pricing options, some of which are listed below:

  •    Pay for the course in full via bank transfer, debit/ credit card or PayPal;
  •    Pay in 2 to 12 monthly instalments – interest free!
  •    Alternative finance options*

*Finance is a great way to help you spread the cost of your purchase. To make it easy, you can apply for and complete the loan application quickly and entirely online.

We offer a range of interest-free and interest-bearing finance options to help you spread the cost of your purchase over 12, 24, 36 or 48 months. Please contact our team today for further details.

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