CompTIA Server+ Certification

The CompTIA Server+ certification is an international vendor neutral credential. The CompTIA Server+ exam is a validation of “foundation” level server skills and knowledge, and is used by organizations and IT professionals around the globe. 


The CompTIA Server+ certification is targeted towards individuals with 18-24 months of IT experience. Although not a prerequisite, it is highly recommended that candidates pursuing the CompTIA Server+ certification hold a CompTIA A+ certification or have equivalent experience. 


This exam will certify that the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to build, maintain, troubleshoot, secure and support server hardware and software technologies, including virtualization.


The successful candidate will be able to identify environmental issues, understand and comply with disaster recovery and general security procedures, be familiar with industry terminology and concepts, and understand server roles and their interaction in a dynamic computing environment


COURSE OVERVIEW

CompTIA Server+ (SK0-004)

 

1.0 Server Architecture 

  • Explain the purpose and function of server form factors
  • Install, configure and maintain server components 
  • Compare and contrast power and cooling components 


2.0 Server Administration 

  • Install and configure server operating systems
  • Compare and contrast server roles and requirements for each
  • Use access and control methods to administer a server
  • Perform proper server maintenance techniques
  • Explain the importance of asset management and documentation
  • Explain the purpose and operation of virtualization components 
     

3.0 Storage

  • Install and deploy primary storage devices based on given specifications and interfaces
  • Configure raid using best practices
  • Summarize hardware and features of various storage technologies
  • Calculate appropriate storage capacity and plan for future growth


4.0 Security

  • Compare and contrast physical security methods and concepts
  • Apply server hardening techniques
  • Explain basic network security systems and protocols
  • Implement logical access control methods based on company policy
  • Implement data security methods and secure storage disposal techniques
  • Implement proper environmental controls and techniques
     

5.0 Networking

  • Configure servers to use IP addressing and network infrastructure services
  • Compare and contrast various ports and protocols
  • Install cables and implement proper cable management procedures
     

6.0 Disaster Recovery

  • Explain the importance of disaster recovery principles
  • Implement appropriate backup techniques
     

7.0 Troubleshooting

  • Explain troubleshooting theory and methodologies
  • Effectively troubleshoot hardware problems, selecting the appropriate tools and methods 
  • Effectively troubleshoot software problems, selecting the appropriate tools and methods 
  • Effectively diagnose network problems, selecting the appropriate tools and methods 
  • Effectively troubleshoot storage problems, selecting the appropriate tools and methods 
  • Effectively diagnose security issues, selecting the appropriate tools and methods
     

 ENTRANCE CRITERIA:

  • Grade 10 AND
  • Learners must be at least 16 years of age AND
  • Learners must be able to read and write in English
  • 18- 24 Months experience in IT
     

HOW IT WORKS

Learners attend instructor- led sessions at our Richards Bay centre, training includes practicals. Seats are limited to 08 learners per class ensuring each learner receives individual attention and gain the required skill to perform tasks at hand. 


ASSESSMENT & CERTIFICATION



Learners are assessed continuously throughout their learning experience at InfoAvenue to ensure understanding and skill gain. On successful course completion learners will receive InfoAvenue Course Mastery Certification. International exams are optional and can be written at any Pearson Vue Testing Centre in South Africa at a fee. 
 

PAYMENT STRUCTURE 

Registration Fee

R300 (Payable on Registration, once off)
cash payment: R7 100


INSTALLMENTS  
R5 000 Deposit, R3 450 for 1 month 

Course Duration

  • 07 Days (working individuals, full time and part-time classes are available)
  • 2 Months (School leavers & unemployed individuals)

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