CompTIA Security+

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

Course overview

CompTIA Security+

Elevate your cybersecurity career with the CompTIA Security+ certification. Recognised globally and highly sought after by employers, this 80-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 PenTest+, CySA+ and 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
    Attacks, threats and vulnerabilities 
    Architecture and design 
    Governance, risk and compliance
    Operations and incidence response
How you'll be assessed

Your assessment will take 90 minutes to complete and features 90 multiple-choice and performance-based questions.


Upon successfully passing the examination, you’ll receive your CompTIA Security+ certification. This is a digital certificate.

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Course Guide

The key facts about your online training.


CompTIA Security+

Study time

80 guided learning hours (Full-time: 1 - 2 months, Part-time: 3 - 4 months)


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


Internet access and email


Either completed the CompTIA A+ and Network+ or strong experience in computers and networking 

Ideal for

Security analysts, cybersecurity specialists, security engineer, network administrators, threat intelligence analysts or IT managers



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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
    12 months access
    Interactive practice labs
    CV and LinkedIn support
    Monthly careers workshops
    BCS membership
    TOTUM student card
    Virtual seminars
    Expert support and mentoring
    eBooks video lessons, practice labs and practice exams 

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.

Globally recognised certifications that hold real value in your chosen industry. We’ll create a 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 the ever-evolving threat landscape. There is a huge demand for cyber security professionals at present, which means roles in the industry offer competitive salaries, benefits, and flexible working arrangements. Cyber security is a diverse and exciting career path, with no two days the same. Start your journey today. 

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Salary projection

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You can earn an average of £68,900 a year

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