CompTIA Authorized Quality Content


The logo of the CompTIA Authorized Quality Curriculum (CAQC) program and the status of this or other training material as “Authorized” under the CompTIA Authorized Quality Curriculum program signifies that, in CompTIA’s opinion, such training material covers the content of CompTIA’s related certification exam.

The contents of this training material were created for the CompTIA A +  and Security + exams covering CompTIA certification objectives that were current as of 2011.

CompTIA has not reviewed or approved the accuracy of the contents of this training material and specifically disclaims any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. CompTIA makes no guarantee concerning the success of persons using any such “Authorized” or other training material in order to prepare for any CompTIA certification exam.

How to become CompTIA certified:

This training material can help you prepare for and pass a related CompTIA certification exam orexams. In order to achieve CompTIA certification, you must register for and pass a CompTIA certification exam or exams.

In order to become CompTIA certified, you must:

1) Select a certification exam provider. For more information please visit
2) Register for and schedule a time to take the CompTIA certification exam(s) at a convenient location.
3) Read and sign the Candidate Agreement, which will be presented at the time of the exam(s). The text of the Candidate Agreement can be found at

4) Take and pass the CompTIA certification exam(s).

For more information about CompTIA’s certifications, such as its industry acceptance, benefits or program news, please visit CompTIA is a not-for-profit information technology (IT) trade association. CompTIA’s certifications are designed by subject matter experts from across the IT industry. Each CompTIA certification is vendor-neutral, covers multiple technologies and requires demonstration of skills and knowledge

widely sought after by the IT industry.

To contact CompTIA with any questions or comments, please call (1) (630) 678 8300 or email