CompTIA Security+

R3 328.50

CompTIA Security+ is the first security certification sought out by security professionals. This course establishes the core knowledge candidates need to thrive in a cybersecurity role, as well as preparing candidates to pass the Security+ exam.

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People Industry partner: CompTIA
Certificate Certified by Optimi College


Course code: C01077



CompTIA Security+ SY0-701

SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Security Goals & Controls
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Fundamental Security Concepts
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Practical Cryptography
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Threat Actors & Vectors
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Survey of Malicious Activities
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Mitigation Techniques
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Architecture & Infrastructure Concepts
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Enterprise Infrastructure Security Principles
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Data Protection Concepts & Strategies
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Resilience & Recovery
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Computing Resources Security Techniques
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Vulnerability Management
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Security Monitoring & Alerting
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Enterprise Security Capabilities
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Identity and Access Management
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Automation, Orchestration, & Incident Response
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Effective Security Governance
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Risk Management
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Security Compliance & Third-Party Risk
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Audits, Assessments, & Awareness

The ability to read and write in English.

Learners must be at least 16 years of age.

Expertise level: Intermediate

Course type: Industry endorsed

Industry partner: CompTIA

Certification: Certificate confirming course completion.

Certification issued by: Optimi College

Assessment information:

Online assessments

Exam information:

  • The CompTIA Security+ certification is a globally recognised credential that validates an individual’s knowledge and skills in IT security. It has one exam: CompTIA Security+
    • Duration: 90 minutes
    • Number of questions: Maximum of 90
    • Format: Multiple-choice and performance-based questions.
    • Passing score: 750 (on a scale of 100-900)
    • Topics covered: Threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities; architecture and design; implementation; operations and incident response; and governance, risk, and compliance.
  • Exam fees are not included in the course fee.

Course fee: R3 328.50

Deposit: R1 667.40

Monthly instalment: R553.70

Payment duration: 3 months

Study duration: You will have course access for 12 months. To complete the course, we recommend a total of 30 hours of study, e.g. study 1 hour per day and complete your course in 1 month.

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Exam booking assistance

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