CompTIA CertMaster is an online training and examination prep platform for those who are seeking to take and pass CompTIA certification exams for careers in IT. The website features a series of test prep tools designed for certification exams for:
- CompTIA A+
- CompTIA ITF+
- CompTIA Linux+
- CompTIA Network+
- CompTIA PenTest+
- CompTIA Security+
The training on CompTIA CertMaster is broken into four phases to fully prepare students for their certification exams. Once students have chosen the right CompTIA certification for them and gotten to know about the test and test expectations, they are encouraged to undertake the following preparation schedule with CompTIA CertMaster:
- CertMaster Learn – CertMaster Learn provides a starting point for those who don’t have a knowledge base for CompTIA certification. Learn includes study materials needed to begin preparing for exams. The study platform allows test preppers to customize their study plan and prepare for exams with interactive flashcards, videos to demonstrate the concepts and processes covered on the certification exams, self-assessments and analytics and reporting on learning progress. CertMaster Learn is recommended for use 90 to 180 days before the planned exam, and the course takes approximately 40-50 hours.
- CertMaster Labs – CertMaster Labs allows students to apply existing skills or the skills learned through CertMaster Learn. CertMaster Labs is a hand-on learning experience that provides simulated IT environments to practice CompTIA skills as they pertain to the certification exams. Anyone with access to an internet browser can use the online labs, which feature virtual environments that simulate real IT equipment, step-by-step lab guides that are aligned with certification exam standards and pre-configured exercises that require minimal user setup. CertMaster Labs is recommended for use 60-120 days prior to taking the exam, and it takes approximately 20-30 hours to complete.
- CertMaster Practice – CertMaster Practice is the final stage of certification exam preparation. It provides practice online assessments that allow students to see how they would fair on the certification exam. The practice assessments include real-time analytics and personalized feedback so students can identify their test-taking strengths and weaknesses. CertMaster Practice is recommended for use 30-90 days before the exam, and it takes approximately 13-16 hours.
- CertMaster CE – CertMaster CE provides online recertification without the need for retaking certification exams. CertMaster CE allows CompTIA-certified professionals to quickly brush up their knowledge and obtain recertification. The online learning tool is a recertification course that can be taken at any pace. The course trains IT professionals on the newest certification exam guidelines. The course can be used any time before certifications expire, and it take 4-6 hours to complete.
In addition to the suggest study modules, CompTIA CertMaster provides additional study materials to assist with CompTIA certifications. The website offers additional study tools, including exam prep eBooks.
Individual test prep tools start just under $200, and varying bundle options are available to allow test takers to buy the set of study tools that suit them. Bundles range in price up to $1,000.
(Source: https://certification.comptia.org/training/certmaster) Last updated November 15, 2019
CompTIA Certmaster offers classes online only.
This school offers training in 16 qualifications,
with the most reviewed qualifications
being CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, and CompTIA Security+.
Time to complete this education training ranges from 8 hours
to 6 months
depending on the qualification, with a median time to complete of 3 weeks
The cost to attend CompTIA Certmaster ranges from $79 to $1,000 depending on the qualification,
with a median cost of $400.
When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I paid for it myself".
The most commonly reported benefits of attending CompTIA Certmaster are
"Flexible class hours" and "Affordable", but respondents also mentioned
"Good career preparation" and "Hands-on training" as notable benefits.
CompTIA Certmaster has been reviewed 49 times, with an average
rating of 4.37 out of 5.
of reviewers would recommend CompTIA Certmaster to a friend.