CompTIA and partners launch contests as certification approaches milestone
Downers Grove, Ill., February 6, 2014 – CompTIA, the leading provider of vendor neutral skills certifications for information technology (IT) professionals, and dozens of its industry partners are teaming up to give someone the chance to “Be One in a Million.”
Sometime this year CompTIA A+ will reach a momentous milestone – one million certifications awarded. To mark this historic occasion, CompTIA and its content and training partners will award hundreds of CompTIA A+-related prizes, culminating in a grand prize of a one-in-a-million experience.
The first CompTIA A+ Be One in a Million contest kicks off today and continues through March 31, 2014
Over that time, 150 CompTIA A+ certification training prizes will be awarded, including e-learning, practice tests, instructor-led courses and more. Prize winners will be selected by random drawing on April 7, 2014.
For your chance to win a CompTIA A+ training prize – including the “One in a Million” grand prize – and prepare for the CompTIA A+ exam, visit http://offers.comptia.org/onemillioncertified/.
“Hundreds of thousands of IT professionals around the world have relied on CompTIA A+ as an entry point to the IT workforce and a stepping-stone for career advancement,” said Terry Erdle, executive vice president, skills certification, CompTIA. “More than two decades after its creation, CompTIA A+ still holds its standing in the industry as the best, first step an individual can take to launch a career in IT.”
CompTIA content and training partners participating in the A+ Be One in a Million promotion include:
United States and Canada
ASM Education Center, Inc., ATG Learning Axzo Coggins International, Com-Training, CTE Solutions, ExamForce, Global Information Technology, Global Knowledge Training LLC, HOST Computer Services Ltd., HyperLearning Technologies, Inc., and Interface Technical Training.
Also, LeaderQuest, Logical Operations, McGraw-Hill Professional, NetCom Learning, New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, OM-Tech Learning, PC Professor Technical Institute, Pearson IT Certification, Phoenix TS, Premier Knowledge Solutions, Skillsoft Corporation, and SRA International, Inc.
Also, Sullivan and Cogliano Training Centers, Inc., Sybex, an Imprint of Wiley, TechSherpas, The Training Associates, The Learning People, Total Seminars, LLC, TrainACE, Transcender, Ultimate Knowledge Institute (UKI) and Unitek Education.
Adept Solutions, CTU Training Solutions, CyberState Limited, EXCEED IT Services, Genesis Training Systems Inc., InforMaker, Just IT, Learnfast Training Solutions, and Multisoft Systems.
Also, New Horizons Cairo, New Horizons Ireland, New Horizons Lebanon, New Horizons London, New Horizons Systems Solutions Ltd., Nspire Educational Services Ltd., South Africa College of Business, Synergy Bahamas, Tecmedia Centroamericana and Verlagsgruppe Hüthig-Jehle-Rehm.
CompTIA A+ is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), generally recognized as the highest standard in personnel certification accreditation, and conforms to the ISO/IEC 17011 international standard. CompTIA A+ is also one of the options for certifications required by the U.S. Department of Defense, for military personnel or military contractors engaged in information assurance activities. Visit CompTIA Certifications to learn more.
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