INNOVATION PATHWAYS Student Information
At no cost, Innovation Pathways offers CompTIA coursework and certifications for currently enrolled high school students. A Security+ certification will put you on a career pathway to access some of the exciting professional positions listed below.
Computer Network Architects
Information Security Analysts
Computer Systems Analysts
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The foundational CompTIA certification pathway starts with IT Fundamentals+ (ITF+) and ends with Security+ (Sec+). You can explore the description of each certification area to the right.
Each certification will count as 3 college credits for higher learning institutions such as Germanna Community College.
The A+ content covers the increased reliance on SaaS applications for remote work, how to remotely diagnose and correct common software, hardware or connectivity problems, evolving core technologies from cloud virtualization and Internet of Things (IoT) device security to data management and scripting, multiple operating systems, when to use them and how to keep them running properly, reflects the changing nature of the job, including how to assess if it’s best to fix something on site, or send it to a specialized provider.