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CompTIA Training & Certification from New Horizons

Information technology is one of the most important and rapidly evolving sectors in the business world today, and companies need to be certain that the professionals they hire to manage their IT infrastructure are skilled and prepared to handle the challenges that they will face every day. The flow of information is vital to any business, and IT support professionals must be able to prove their skills are up to date and meet the rigorous demands of today’s IT landscape.

CompTIA—one of the world’s leading associations representing the international technology community—has developed several specialized certifications that assure employers that prospective IT employees have solid foundation skills in PC maintenance, networking technology or security. CompTIA certifications signify that holders meet recognized standards for obtaining entry-level IT positions or advancing their IT careers. New Horizons provides students with CompTIA courses that will prepare them for any type of certification they may need to begin or further their career in the IT sector.

New Horizons Awarded CompTIA’s 2016 Outstanding Partner Award

“Together we’re educating, training, and certifying the technology professionals that keep our networks running, our data secure, and our economies growing. We’re proud to have New Horizons as a partner and congratulate them on earning this well-deserved award.”

– Joe Padin, CompTIA Vice President

The New Horizons CompTIA course collection provides students with all of the specialized training and support for every current CompTIA certification. Whether you’re seeking CompTIA A+ training and certification, CompTIA Security+ training and certification, CompTIA Linux+ training, CompTIA Network+ training and certification, or training in any other CompTIA certification, New Horizons can help you reach your goals and achieve the level of certification you require to be successful. New Horizons offers complete training for the following CompTIA certifications:

  • A+
  • Network+
  • Security+
  • Linux+
  • Project+
  • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)
  • Server+
  • And more

No matter what type of certification you are seeking, skilled and experienced faculty from New Horizons will provide you with the instruction you need to elevate your existing skills and reach the level you need to begin or enhance your IT careers. Our courses take you through the basic skills necessary to achieve certification and prepare you for a career in IT support or administration. Courses are offered in a classroom setting as well as in an online virtual classroom format to help meet students’ busy schedules and fit their lives in the most convenient way possible.

CompTIA Certification Training Courses

CompTIA A+ Certification training from New Horizons can provide you with the skills necessary to become A+ certified and ready for an entry-level career in the IT industry.

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.

NOTE: The CompTIA A+ 220-901 and 220-902 exams were released on December 15, 2015, and the 800 series exams (220-801 and 220-802) will be retired on June 30, 2016. To be certified in CompTIA A+ after June 30th, you will need to study for and take two 900 series exams (220-901 and 220-902). Combinations of the 800 and 900 series exams are not allowed.

Read our blog "What's New in the CompTIA A+ 900 Series Exams?" for more information.

Course: CompTIA A+ Certification
Exam: 220-901: CompTIA A+
Exam: 220-902: CompTIA A+
A+ Training

Target Audience

If you’re preparing for a career as an entry-level information technology professional or a personal computer service technician, the CompTIA A+ Certification course is the first step in your preparation.

At Course Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, students will learn:

  • Installation, configuration and maintenance of PC operating systems
  • Maintenance and installation of PC hardware components
  • Troubleshooting and diagnosing skills for PC hardware and software
  • Basic network skills, including networking PCs and troubleshooting networks
  • Basics of PC and networking security

CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) certification training from New Horizons can provide you with the skills necessary to become CASP certified and ready for an advanced career in IT security.

CASP certification is a vendor-neutral CompTIA certification specifically designed for security professionals that work in IT enterprise security.

Course: CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)
Exam: CAS-001: CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner
CASP Training

Target Audience

This course is intended for IT professionals who have the technical knowledge and skills required to conceptualize, design and engineer secure solutions across complex enterprise environments. Students should have a minimum of 10 years of experience, including at least 5 years of hands-on, technical security experience.

At Course Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, students will learn:

  • Identifying enterprise security fundamentals
  • Applying enterprise security technology solutions
  • Identifying enterprise resource technologies and the potential security implications
  • for these resources
  • Designing security solutions
  • Identifying application security design issues, such as best practices for development and testing, as well as threat mitigation techniques
  • Managing risk, security policies, and security procedures within an enterprise
  • Integrating security solutions within an enterprise
  • Conducting security research and analysis

A CompTIA Certification allows IT professionals to operate effectively in a cloud environment as they speak the appropriate language, and demonstrate an understanding of the key concepts and terminology. It provides the baseline foundation needed in order to successfully complete subsequent vendor-specific training programs on cloud systems and software. And in recent years, the CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification has become a global standard for many successful IT companies.

Course: CompTIA Cloud Essential Certification
Exam: CLO-001: CompTIA Cloud Essentials Exam
Cloud Essentials Training

Benefits of CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification:

  • CompTIA Certification is the first building block for an IT professional and provides eligibility to any solution specific training program
  • Certification adds value to the career development of IT professionals as cloud is a highly desired qualification by IT organizations
  • Provides relevant competences for IT professionals to work in a modern, innovative IT organization
  • Will help the IT professional to advance his or her career in the cloud domain

The CompTIA Cloud Essential training and certification primarily focuses on the overall process for evolving a datacenter into a private cloud, and managing systems already adopting some type of cloud infrastructure, but it also covers the following areas:

  • Cloud Types: public, private & hybrid
  • Benefits of Cloud Computing
  • IaaS, SaaS, PaaS & DRaaS
  • Finding Business Value of the Cloud
  • Impact on IT Service Management

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.

CompTIA Cloud+ covers competency in cloud models, virtualization, infrastructure, security, resource management and business continuity.

Course: CompTIA Cloud+
Exam: CV0-001
CompTIA Cloud+ Training Courses

Target Audience

This course is intended for experienced IT professional with 24 to 36 months of work experience in networking, storage or IT data center administration.

CompTIA's Linux+ training from New Horizons will provide you the core skills and knowledge to work with this open-source operating system. CompTIA Linux+ is a high-stakes, vendor-neutral certification that validates the fundamental knowledge and skills required of junior Linux administrators.

Linux+ certification candidates must pass two exams. Although not required, it is strongly recommended that candidates possess their A+ and Network+ Certifications.

Course: CompTIA Linux+ Certification
Exam: LX0-103: CompTIA Linux+
Exam: LX0-104: CompTIA Linux+
Linux+ Training

Target Audience

This course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with basic knowledge of computer hardware, software and operating systems, who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of Linux concepts and skills. It is also for those who wish to prepare for the CompTIA Linux+ certification exam. Note: A typical student in the CompTIA Linux+ Certification course should have at least 6 to 12 months of Linux experience.

At Course Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, students will learn:

  • Linux fundamentals
  • Linux hardware
  • Installation and basic usage of Linux
  • Configuration and administration of Linux
  • Linux in a networking environment
  • Security, monitoring and troubleshooting
  • The Linux kernel

This course will provide you with the fundamental skills and concepts required to maintain, support, and work efficiently with personal computers.

In order to receive the CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certification, you must pass one exam:

Course: CompTIA IT Fundamentals
Exam: FC0-U51: CompTIA IT Fundamentals

IT Fundamentals Training

Target Audience

The IT Fundamentals certification is ideal for individuals considering a career in IT, as well as those in allied fields that require a broad understanding of IT.

At Course Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, students will learn:

  • Identifying and explaining computer components.
  • Setting up a workstation, including conducting software installations.
  • Establishing network connectivity.
  • Identifying compatibility issues and identifying and preventing security risks.
  • Managing the safety and preventative maintenance of computers

CompTIA Mobility+ Certification training from NH Learning Solutions can provide you with the skills necessary to become Mobility+ certified and ready to further develop your skills to include mobile device and wireless support.

The CompTIA Mobility+ certification covers the knowledge and skills required to understand and research capabilities of various mobile devices and aspects of over-the-air technologies.

In order to receive the CompTIA Mobility+ Certification Certification, you must pass one exam:

Course: CompTIA Mobility+
Exam: MBO-001: CompTIA Mobility+
Mobility+ Training

Target Audience

Students taking this course are IT support personnel or prospective support personnel who have at least one year of experience working with computer networks, and who want to further develop their IT skills to include mobile device and wireless support.

At Course Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, students will learn:

  • Configuring Over-the-Air Technologies
  • Applying RF Principles
  • Implementing a Wireless Network Infrastructure
  • Implementing Mobile Security
  • Troubleshooting Mobile Devices and Networks
  • Preparing the Enterprise for a Mobile Network

CompTIA Network+ certification training from New Horizons can provide you with the skills necessary to become Network+ certified and ready for an entry-level networking career in the IT industry.

CompTIA Network+ certification is a vendor-neutral certification considered by many employers as a prerequisite for entry-level IT employment in the area of IT networks. Network+ certification signifies that the individual is capable of performing tasks such as installation, configuration and troubleshooting of common networking systems.

Network+ certification candidates must pass one exam. Although not required, it is strongly recommended that candidates possess their CompTIA A+ certification.

Course: CompTIA Network+ Certification
Exam: N10-006: CompTIA Network+
Network+ Training

Target Audience

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.

At Course Completion

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
  • Basics of PC and networking security

CompTIA Project+ certification training from New Horizons can provide you with the skills necessary to become Project+ certified, validating your knowledge of project management principles.

Project+ covers the entire project life cycle, from initiation and planning through execution, acceptance, support and closure. It validates that project managers and team members have the classic project management skills to help them complete projects on time and within budget.

Project+ certification candidates must pass one exam:

Course: CompTIA Project+ Certification
Exam: PK0-003: CompTIA Project+

Project Plus Training

Target Audience

This course is intended for individuals in various job roles who are involved in leading, managing and participating in small to medium scale projects.

At Course Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, students will learn:

  • Initiating projects
  • Scope statements
  • Project strategies
  • Project budgets and schedules
  • Project relationships
  • Implementing and closing the project

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.

Security+ certification candidates must pass one exam. Although not required, it is strongly recommended that candidates possess their A+ and Network+ Certifications.

Course: CompTIA Security+ Certification
Exam: SY0-401: CompTIA Security+
Security+ Training

Target Audience

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.

At Course Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, students will learn:

  • Identify network attack strategies and defenses
  • Understand the principles of organizational security and the elements of effective security policies
  • Know the technologies and uses of encryption standards and products
  • Identify network- and host-based security technologies and practices
  • Describe how remote access security is enforced
  • Identify strategies for ensuring business continuity, fault tolerance and disaster recovery

CompTIA's Server+ certification from New Horizons will provide you with the core skills and knowledge to manage server issues and technology, including disaster recovery.

Server+ certification is a vendor-neutral certification which verifies the basic competence of individuals to work with server hardware and software.

Server+ certification candidates must pass one exam. Although not required, it is strongly recommended that candidates possess their CompTIA A+ certification.

Course: CompTIA Server+ Certification
Exam: SK0-003: CompTIA Server+
Server+ Training

Target Audience

This course is intended for IT professionals, network support technicians and server hardware specialists having 18-24 months of experience in the information technology industry and hands-on experience with the installation, configuration, diagnosis and troubleshooting of PC hardware.

At Course Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, students will learn:

  • Examine server fundamentals
  • Identify the hardware components of a server
  • Describe the features of server software
  • Examine the various types of storage systems used in servers
  • Install hardware components on a server
  • Configure servers
  • Examine the issues in upgrading server components
  • Identify some of the industry's best server deployment practices
  • Identify various strategies of securing, accessing, and remotely managing
  • the server hardware
  • Troubleshoot servers
  • Describe disaster recovery concepts and techniques

The IT sector is facing a skills gap, making it an ideal choice for new graduates and experienced workers alike. To ensure they’re getting the best candidates for the job, companies rely on standardized certifications, such as those offered by CompTIA. New Horizons delivers CompTIA certification training that provides real-world skills for entry-level computer service technicians, networking professionals, security specialists and more. Through these programs, New Horizons can help students gain a solid foundation in PC skills and give them the certifications they need to demonstrate their worth to potential employers.

Whether you are looking to begin a career in IT or looking for a certification that will open new possibilities, New Horizons is the single source for CompTIA certification courses that can enhance existing skills as well as give you the additional skills you need. Achieving your CompTIA certification through New Horizons could be the boost your IT career needs.


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