CompTIA Training
CompTIA Certifications
 CompTIA Training at New Horizons Dublin

New Horizons Dublin is an authorized provider of the most current CompTIA courses to help prepare you for CompTIA certifications or to advance your technology skills.

Value of Certification

CompTIA Training & Certifications

CompTIA is the world's leading technology association. CompTIA advances IT professionals with successful industry-leading certifications and business credentials in the areas such as PC maintenance, networking technologies, and security.

Top Five Reasons to get CompTIA Certified:

  1. Learn Skills to Get a New Job - CompTIA certifications assure employers of a candidate's basic technology skills and prove you know how to get the job done.
  2. Preserve Your Job & Salary - As the economic landscape continues to evolve, certifications can lock you into tiered salary levels and prove expertise that stands above the rest.
  3. Ready to Change Jobs? CompTIA certifications help candidates qualify for new job opportunities, or advance your career in technology.
  4. Stand Out in the Resume Pile - Validated CompTIA certifications on your resume help you stand out among other applicants, giving you a greater opportunity for an interview.
  5. IT is Everywhere! IT skills are needed in most companies and there are simply not enough trained IT professionals to fill these jobs.
Continuing Education

CompTIA Continuing Education Program

The following CompTIA certifications obtained after January 1, 2011 are only valid for a period of three years:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Storage+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)

To keep certifications current, students must gain CompTIA continuing education units. This can be done in different ways including:

  • Passing the most current CompTIA certification exam
  • Obtaining other approved industry certifications

As an authorized CompTIA training provider, New Horizons Dublin can help you maintain your CompTIA certification through the most current classes and certifications.

The table below shows the financial and CEU totals required for renewal of each certification:

Annual CE Program Fee Total three year fee required for program completion Continuing Education Unites required for program completion
CompTIA A+ $25 $75 20
CompTIA Network+ $49 $147 30
CompTIA Storage+ $49 $147 40
CompTIA Security+ $49 $147 50
CompTIA CASP $49 $147 75
 CompTIA A+ Certification

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:

  • 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
!Prerequisites
  • None. Recommended Knowledge: Basic knowledge of computer hardware and operating systems

Step 1

Take These Courses

CERTIFICATION PATH

Career: CompTIA A+ 2012 – Part 1

Career: CompTIA A+ 2012 – Part 2

Step 2

Take These Exams

CERTIFICATION PATH 1

220-801
220-802

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

CompTIA A+ Certification

 CompTIA Network+ Certification

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
  • Basics of PC and networking security
!Prerequisites
  • None. It is highly recommended to achieve A+ Certification first.

Step 1

Take These Courses

CERTIFICATION PATH

CompTIA Network+ Certification

Step 2

Take These Exams

CERTIFICATION PATH 1

N10-005

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

CompTIA Network+ Certification

CompTIA Network+ Certifications issued in 2011 or later are valid for three years. To keep your certification current, you must complete Continuing Education Units. Learn more about CEUs here.

 CompTIA Security+ Certification

CompTIA Security+

CompTIA Security+ training from New Horizons Dublin 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:

  • 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
!Prerequisites
  • None. It strongly recommended that candidates possess their A+ and Network+ Certifications.

Step 1

Take These Courses

CERTIFICATION PATH

CompTIA Security+ Certification

Step 2

Take These Exams

CERTIFICATION PATH 1

SY0-301: CompTIA Security+

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

CompTIA Security+ Certification

CompTIA Network+ Certifications issued in 2011 or later are valid for three years. To keep your certification current, you must complete Continuing Education Units.

 CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner

CompTIA Advanced Security Professional (CASP)

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

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.

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
!Prerequisites
  • None. It is strongly recommended you have your CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications.

Step 1

Take These Courses

CERTIFICATION PATH

CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)

Step 2

Take These Exams

CERTIFICATION PATH 1

CAS-001: CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner

CompTIA CASP Certifications issued in 2011 or later are valid for three years. To keep your certification current, you must complete Continuing Education Units.

 CompTIA Mobility+

CompTIA Mobility+

The CompTIA Mobility+ Certification delivers necessary skills to further develop mobile device and wireless support.

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

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.

!Prerequisites
  • None. It is strongly recommended you have your CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications.

Step 1

Take These Courses

CERTIFICATION PATH

CompTIA Mobility+

Step 2

Take These Exams

CERTIFICATION PATH 1

MBO-001: CompTIA Mobility+

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

CompTIA Mobility+ Certification

 CompTIA Mobile App Security+

Mobile App Security+

CompTIA Mobile App Security+ Certifications training from New Horizons Dublin provides the necessary skills to build security into Android or iOS applications. Certification proves that mobile app developers have the skills to create a secure mobile app with network communications and back end web services.

CompTIA Mobile App Security+ training is intended for programmers or web developers who have experience in mobile app development for Androids or iOS and want to learn how to develop more secure apps to ward against attack.

With CompTIA Mobile App Security+ training at New Horizons Dublin the student will learn:

  • How to employ secure mobile app development strategies
  • How to securely access local processes, devices, and storage
  • How to communicate over networks securely
  • Securing data through encryption
  • Hardening apps against attack

 

!Prerequisites
  • None. It is strongly recommended you have your CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications.

Step 1

Take These Courses

CERTIFICATION PATH 1

CompTIA Mobile App Security+ - Android Edition

CERTIFICATION PATH 2

CompTIA Mobile App Security+ - iOS Edition

Step 2

Take These Exams

CERTIFICATION PATH 1

ADR-0001: CompTIA Mobile App Security+ Android Edition

CERTIFICATION PATH 2

IOS-001: CompTIA Mobile App Security+ iOS Edition

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

Mobile App Security+ Certification

 CompTIA Project+

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 Dublin teaches the student:

  • How to initiate projects
  • Putting together project strategies, budgets, and schedules
  • Implementing and completing projects
  • And much more...
!Prerequisites
  • None.

Step 1

Take These Courses

CERTIFICATION PATH

CompTIA Project+ Certification, 2009 Edition

Step 2

Take These Exams

CERTIFICATION PATH

PK0-003: CompTIA CompTIA Project+

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

CompTIA Project+ Certification

 CompTIA Linux+

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 Dublin the student will learn:

  • Linux fundamentals including Linux hardware
  • How to use and install Linux
  • How to configure and administer Linux
  • Linux in a networking environment
  • Security, monitoring, and troubleshooting Linux systems
!Prerequisites
  • Although not required, it is strongly recommended that candidates have both their
    A+ and Network+ Certifications before acquiring a Linux+ Certification.

Step 1

Take These Courses

CompTIA Linux+ Certification

Step 2

Take These Exams

LXO-101
CompTIA Linux+ Exam 101

LX0-102
CompTIA Linux+ Exam 102

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

CompTIA Linux+

 CompTIA Server+ Certification

CompTIA Server+ Certification

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 Dublin 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

Step 1

Take These Courses

CERTIFICATION PATH

CompTIA Server+ Certification

Step 2

Take These Exams

Exam SK0-003: CompTIA Server+

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

CompTIA Server+ Certification

 CompTIA Storage+ Certification

CompTIA Storage+ Certification

CompTIA Storage+ Certification brings core knowledge on how to configure basic networks including business continuity, application workload, system integration, and storage administration.

Storage+ training is targeted at network or system administrators, IT storage professionals, or IT managers whose responsibilities include working with and supporting various storage technologies.

With Storage+ training at New Horizons Dublin the student be able to:

  • Understand storage and network fundamentals
  • Understand disk technologies and enclosures
  • Define storage architectures, Ethernet network technologies, and FC SAN
  • Implement a storage network
  • Style storage virtualization
  • Manage, evaluate, and secure storage networking and performance
!Prerequisites
  • None. Recommended Knowledge: Basic knowledge of computer hardware and operating systems

Step 1

Take These Courses

CompTIA Storage+ Certification

Step 2

Take These Exams

Exam SG0-001: CompTIA Storage+

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

CompTIA Storage+ Certification

 CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification

CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification

CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification provides IT professionals with the necessary skills to operate effectively in a cloud environment. Understanding cloud based technologies is a highly desired skill, as businesses and enterprises move to this innovative, cost saving storage solution.

With CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification training at New Horizons Dublin the student will learn:

  • Key concepts and terminology within cloud based technologies
  • Processes involved in the evolving data center in the private cloud
  • How to manage systems that have already adopted some type of cloud infrastructure
  • Business and operational aspects of running a cloud
  • A basic knowledge of Iaas, SaaS, PaaS, and DRaas
  • Impacts of IT Service Management
!Prerequisites
  • None. Recommended Knowledge: Basic knowledge of computer hardware and operating systems

Step 1

Take These Courses

CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification

Step 2

Take These Exams

Exam CLO-001: CompTIA Cloud Essentials

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification