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Course Description 

With the massive amounts of data being transmitted and stored on networks throughout the world, it’s essential to have effective security practices in place. CompTIA Security+ is the certification globally trusted to validate Foundational and Vendor-Neutral IT Security Knowledge And Skills. IT security is paramount to organizations, as cloud computing and mobile devices have changed the way we do business. CompTIA Security+ will teach you How To Ensure That A Network Is Secure, How To Detect And Deal With Security Threats, Identify Vulnerabilities and Cryptography i.e. the writing and solving of codes. As a benchmark for best practices in IT security, the Comptia Security+ certification covers the essential principles for network security and risk management making it an important stepping stone of an IT security career.




None. Recommended to first complete the COMPTIA A+ and COMPTIA Network+ Certifications. 



Course Level 




Course Outline

SY0-601 CompTIA Security+
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: The Present Threat Landscape
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: Types of Malware
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: Social Engineering and Related Attacks
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: Application and Service Attacks
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: Cryptographic and Wireless Attacks
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Scanning
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: Impacts from Vulnerability Types 
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: Components Supporting Organizational Security
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: Security Assessment Using Software Tools 
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: Cryptography
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: Public Key Infrastructure
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: Wireless Security Settings
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: Analyzing Output from Security Technologies
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: Deploying Mobile Devices Securely
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: Implementing Secure Protocols
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: Troubleshooting Common Security Issues
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: Identity Concepts and Access Services
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: Identity and Access Management Controls
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: Common Account Management Practices
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: Frameworks, Guidelines, and Physical Security
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: Implement Secure Network Architecture Concepts
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: Secure System and Application Design and Deployment
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: Cloud, Virtualization, and Resiliency Concepts
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: Policies, Plans, and Procedures
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: Business Impact Analysis and Risk Management
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601: Incident Response, Forensics, and Disaster Recovery



Course Fee



NB: There is a once off R 300 enrolment fee payable only with your first course, which includes your stationery, bag and earphones. (This is not applicable for online registrations)

Payments can be done in 3 equal interest-free instalments. T&C apply. Contact us for more info.



Course Benefits and Features

  • Expert Instructor-Led training via our Intelligent learning platform
  • Interactive Labs and Practicals
  • Learn at your own pace
  • Performance tracking
  • Course Notes are Printable & Downloadable
  • Test Preps and Practice Exams


Course Duration 

Full Time  - 3 to 4 weeks

Part Time - 1 to 2 months 

*** An Online option is also available



Study Options


An Interactive Online option that allows you to study from the comfort of your home or work


Full day attendance (9am to 4pm)


Two hours per day - (9am to 11am) or (11am to 1pm) or (1:30pm to 3:30pm) or (3:30pm to 5:30pm)


Saturday (9am to 1pm)


Evenings (Tuesdays and Wednesday from 5pm to 7pm)



Possible Career Options 

The Security+ course is suited for anyone looking to work in any of the following roles:

  • IT Security Architect or Engineer
  • IT Security Specialist
  • IT Security Support
  • Systems Administrator



Security+ Certification Exams

Upon Completion of the Comptia Security+ certification training course you will receive a certificate of attendance.

The International Exams are not included in the course fee. The Exams can be written at any Pearson Vue Testing Centre in South Africa. Discounted exam vouchers are available on request.

The CompTIA Security+ qualification comprises of one exam and it is necessary to pass the related exam i.e. SY0-601 in order to gain your internationally recognised CompTIA Security+ Certification.



The Next Level

After completing the Comptia Security+ Certification you could consider going a step further by completing the Comptia CySA+ Certification. You will only need to pass one additional exam in the related course to obtain the Comptia CySA+ certification. 


How to register for this course

Registration can be done via e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at the Pretoria Learning Academy College.

The following is required for registration :

  • copy of Identity Document / Passport 
  • Student contact details


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Pretoria Learning Academy is accredited by the MICT SETA ACC/2019/07/0017