Downers Grove, Ill. (April 15, 2020) — CompTIA, the leading provider of vendor-neutral skills certifications and training for information technology (IT) professionals around the world, today launched an "anytime, anywhere" online testing option for its certification exams.
CompTIA is collaborating with Pearson VUE, the global leader in computer-based testing, to make its exams available via Pearson VUE's OnVUE online proctoring solution.
"Current and prospective IT professionals, students, career changers and others whose plans have been put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic can resume their studies and schedule their exams with the full confidence that we're here when they're ready to take their test," said Todd Thibodeaux, president and CEO of CompTIA.
"They'll do so on a platform that delivers a rich user experience and robust security protection, all from the privacy and security of their home," Thibodeaux continued. "This is a great advancement for our global certification program. We're extremely pleased to work with our longtime partner Pearson VUE to deliver online testing to candidates around the world."
Online testing is ideal because it allows certification candidates to:
Online tests may be scheduled for all CompTIA certifications except for CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+).
Getting Ready to Test
It takes just a few simple steps to prepare to take a CompTIA certification exam online.
The online testing option for CompTIA exams is available in English, around the world, with the following exceptions: China, Cuba, Japan, Iran, North Korea, South Korea, Sudan, Syria, and Slovenia.
CompTIA will continue to offer both online testing and taking a certification exam in a test center once those facilities are cleared to reopen for business based on guidance from local governments and health authorities.
The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a leading voice and advocate for the $5.2 trillion global information technology ecosystem; and the estimated 75 million industry and tech professionals who design, implement, manage, and safeguard the technology that powers the world's economy. Through education, training, certifications, advocacy, philanthropy, and market research, CompTIA is the hub for advancing the tech industry and its workforce. Visit www.comptia.org to learn more.