CompTIA Authorised Academy Partner

CompTIA is the voice of the world’s information technology (IT) industry. As a non-profit trade association advancing the global interests of IT professionals and companies, we focus our programmes on four main areas: education, certification, advocacy and philanthropy.

CompTIA serves the IT industry as the world’s largest developer of vendor-neutral IT exams. CompTIA certifications validate technical skills in the areas of maintenance and support of PCs, mobile devices, laptops, operating systems, networking, security and server technology.

IT careers start with the right education, and research has shown that certified employees have superior communication skills and are better able to understand new or complex technologies. CompTIA’s Academy Programme is designed to help schools promote certification and enhance student career opportunities.

CompTIA IT Fundamentals demonstrates foundational knowledge of desktop, laptop and mobile systems, servers, software installation, and security.

Exam Code: FC0-U51

CompTIA A+ has certified the skills required of computer technicians for more than 20 years. In addition to current hardware and operating systems, the performance-based certification covers maintenance of PCs, mobile devices, laptops, operating systems, printers and soft skills.

Two exams needed to certify: JK0-801 and JK0-802

CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI covers system architecture, GNU and Unix commands, user interfaces and desktops, Linux installation and package management.

Two exams needed to certify: LX0-103 and LX0-104 (English).

Candidates must pass LX0-103 before taking LX0-104.

CompTIA Security+ provides a global benchmark for best practices in IT security across all vendor products. The performance-based certification validates knowledge of network security, compliance and operational security, threats and vulnerabilities, application, data and host security and identity management.

Exam Code: SY0-401

Dr Kapilan Radhakrishnan

IT Academy
School of Applied Computing
Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Engineering
University of Wales Trinity St David
Mount Pleasant
Swansea
SA1 6ED
Tel: 01792 481157
Email: itacademy@uwtsd.ac.uk