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CompTIA Server+ (SK0-004 Infrastructure Series) Certificate

Course Overview

The CompTIA Server+ Certification is perfect for individuals intrigued by the IT sector and who want to kick-start their career as a Service Administrator. This internationally recognised qualification will help provide students with the essential knowledge and skills required to carry out the role confidently.

The qualification is a vendor-neutral certification, which means once you have completed the course, you can essentially work anywhere in the world. You will also cover industry-specific server technologies, like virtualisation and network-attached storage.

Upon completion of the course, graduates will understand:

  •  Virtualisation
  •  Storage
  •  Security
  •  Troubleshooting

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  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Join a community of over 595,000+
  • Interest-Free Payments
  • Includes: Live Labs, Tutor Support and Official Exam
Course Details

Is the CompTIA Server+ Certificate course suitable for me?

The CompTIA Server+ certification has been designed for all individuals that want to become Network Administrators, Systems Engineers, or Hardware Technicians. Therefore, any IT expert that wants to understand troubleshooting, server technology, and disaster recovery would be perfect for this course.

For students with busy schedules, our online training courses fit around other commitments you have.

There are no prerequisites to enrol on this course. If you do not have a basic understanding of IT, we recommend completing the CompTIA A+ Certification first. The course will introduce you to many topics which will then be explained deeper with this qualification.

How will the CompTIA Server+ Certificate course benefit me?

Students that are currently working in the IT sector will benefit from this course. The CompTIA certification shows employers you have the skills to carry out a Service Administrator position effectively or be selected for a promotion. In addition to this, you will also understand Linux and support its servers.

Don’t have any IT Experience? When applying for entry-level IT roles, the CompTIA Server+ Certification will provide a competitive edge over other candidates. When you have secured an interview, you will take comfort from knowing you have an industry recognised certification and have gained the skills and knowledge to perform this job role.

Do you have IT experience but not with Servers? This qualification will help lend a hand in understanding all the crucial elements of server support to advance your IT. career.

What jobs can I apply for after my CompTIA Server+ Certificate training?

The average annual salaries for Server+ Certificate holders is £33k.

Once certified, you can apply for the following roles:

  •  Server Support Technician - £23k
  •  IT/Server Technician - £26k
  •  Server Administrator - £40k
  •  Storage Administrator - £42k

(Source: ITJobsWatch)

Why study the CompTIA Server+ Certificate course with e-Careers?

We aim to offer the best training methods and innovative techniques to ensure all students leave with essential skills to help them advance their career path.

We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 595,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training, and we have earned a 5-star rating on Trustpilot, from over 9,000 students. 

By refining our processes, partner relationships, and course materials, we can offer high-quality training solutions for our delegates. 

Other benefits include:

  •  Employability enhancement tips
  •  Recognised CompTIA provider
  •  Assistant when needed from expert tutors
  •  Payment plans to help cater for all financial situations

CompTIA Server+ Certificate Syllabus

Module 1: Server Hardware

  • Server Form Factors
  • Installing and Configuring Server Components
  • Maintaining Power and Cooling Requirements
  • Summary

Module 2: Installing and Configuring Servers

  • Installing and Configuring Server Operating Systems
  • Using Access and Control Methods to Administer a Server
  • Purpose and Operation of Virtualization Components
  • Summary

Module 3: Server Maintenance

  • Server Roles and Requirements
  • Proper Server Maintenance Techniques
  • Asset Management and Documentation
  • Summary

Module 4: Storage Technologies

  • Hardware and Features of Various Storage Technologies
  • Installing and Deploying Primary Storage Devices
  • Summary

Module 5: Identifying Capacity and Fault Tolerance Requirements

  • Calculating Appropriate Storage Capacity and Planning for Future Growth
  • Configuring RAID
  • Summary

Module 6: Securing the Server

  • Physical Security Methods and Concepts
  • Server Hardening Techniques
  • Proper Environmental Controls and Techniques
  • Summary

Module 7: Securing Server Data and Network Access

  • Basic Network Security Systems and Protocols
  • Logical Access Control Methods
  • Data Security Methods and Secure Storage Disposal Techniques
  • Summary

Module 8: Networking

  • Configuring Servers to Use IP Addressing and Network Infrastructure Services
  • Ports and Protocols
  • Cable Management Procedures
  • Summary

Module 9: Disaster Recovery

  • Disaster Recovery Principles
  • Backup
  • Summary

Module 10: Troubleshooting Hardware and Software Issues

  • Troubleshooting Theory and Methodologies
  • Troubleshooting Hardware Problems
  • Troubleshooting Software Problems
  • Summary

Module 11: Troubleshooting Connectivity Issues

  • Diagnosing Network Problems
  • Diagnosing Security Issues
  • Summary

Module 12: Troubleshooting Storage Issues

  • Troubleshooting Storage Problems
  • Summary

CompTIA Server+ Certificate Exam Details

Exam Description

The CompTIA Server+ exam covers administration, disaster recovery, networking, security, server architecture, storage, and troubleshooting.

Exam format - Multiple-choice.

Number of questions - Maximum of 100 per exam.

Duration - 90-mins per exam.

Pass mark - 750/900 (83%).

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