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“Knox County Career Center Students Earn CompTIA Certifications”

Mount Vernon, OH – The Knox County Career Center (KCCC) had 18 students who
earned CompTIA certifications.


The 18 students who earned the CompTIA certifications are from the Computer Network
Technology (CNT) program at KCCC.


The CompTIA ITF+ exam focuses on the essential Information Technology (IT) skills and
knowledge needed to perform tasks commonly performed by advanced end-users and
entry-level IT professionals alike. Skills covered include using features and functions of common
operating systems and establishing network connectivity, identifying common software
applications and their purpose, and using security and web browsing best practices.
The ITF+ exam is intended for candidates who are advanced end-users and/or are
considering a career in IT. The exam is also a good fit for individuals interested in pursuing
professional-level certifications, such as A+.


The CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for establishing a career in IT and the
preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles. It is the only
industry-recognized credential with performance-based items to prove pros can think on their
feet to perform critical IT support tasks in the moment. It is trusted by employers around the
world to identify the go-to person in endpoint management & technical support roles.


The CompTIA Network+ helps develop a career in IT infrastructure covering
troubleshooting, configuring, and managing networks. CompTIA Network+ validates the
hands-on skills needed to troubleshoot, configure, and manage both wired and wireless
networks. This powerful credential will help take your IT career to the next level.

In order to earn the certification, each student has to pass a proctored exam with no
access to learning materials or the Internet. These certifications are recognized by the Ohio
Department of Education and the IT industry as recognized credentials.

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