CompTIA Security+

The CompTIA Security+ course is an entry-level certification that validates the knowledge and skills of an individual in the field of Cyber Security.  

Course overview

CompTIA Security+

Elevate your Cyber Security career with the CompTIA Security+ certification. Recognised globally and highly sought after by employers, this 40-hour course delves into network security, compliance, threats, access control, and more. 

Ideal for both beginners and experienced professionals, it's a solid foundation for advanced certifications like CISSP. With hands-on learning and expert instruction, you will gain the skills and knowledge to safeguard organisations from ever-evolving cyber threats. Take charge of your future and make a meaningful impact in the digital world with CompTIA Security+ by your side. 

What you'll learn

  • Topics
    Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities 
    Technologies and Tools 
    Architecture and Design 
    Identity and Access Management 
    Risk Management 
    Cryptography and PKI 
How you'll be assessed

The exam consists of a maximum of 90 multiple-choice and performance-based questions, and the duration of the exam is 90 minutes. Upon passing the exam, candidates will receive the CompTIA Security+ certification, which is valid for three years. After three years, individuals will need to renew their certification by obtaining continuing education units (CEUs) or by retaking the exam. 


On successfully passing the CompTIA Security+ exam, you’ll be awarded your certification. This is a digital certificate. 

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Course Guide

The key facts about your online training.


CompTIA Security+

Study time

40 guided learning hours 


1 x 90 minute exam (included), 90 multiple choice and performance-based questions


Internet access and email


No formal prerequisites

Ideal for

Security Analysts, Cyber Security Specialists, Security Engineer, Network Administrators, Threat Intelligence Analysts or IT Managers



Student support

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Tailored and focused career support from our team of career experts, who will help you navigate the job market with confidence and land that dream job.

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What's included

When you enrol with Learning People, you get so much more than just a course.

  • What's included
    On-demand platform access
    eBooks, Video Lessons, and Practice Exams
    Expert support and mentoring
    Interactive practice labs
    CV and LinkedIn support
    Learning People Alumni membership
    Award winning StudentCare™ team

Learn the Learning People way

Be in control of your learning journey. Enjoy flexible and self-paced training that fits around your schedule. Learn when and where it suits you.

Our training is regularly updated to align with the latest technologies and trends, so you can be confident that you're equipped with the most up-to-date knowledge and skills.

Learn from the best in the field. Interact with our industry experts, ask your questions, and seek advice. We have the knowledge you need to succeed.

Learning People’s certifications hold real value in your chosen industry. We’ll create your unique pathway, so you’re equipped with the certifications you need for the job you want.

Why become certified in CompTIA Security+?

By becoming a certified CompTIA Security+ professional, you validate your cyber security skills and knowledge. Certification shows employers you've got what it takes to protect their organisation from an ever-evolving threat landscape. There is a huge demand for Cyber Security professionals at present, which means roles in the industry offer competitive salaries, perks, and flexible working arrangements. Cyber Security is a diverse and exciting career path, with no two days the same. Ready for the challenge? Start your journey today. 

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Salary projection

Average salary after completing


You can earn an average of $140,000.00 a year

SOC Analyst
Average salary you can earn
Chief Information Security Officer

You can earn an average of $140,000.00 a year

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