IT sector has been booming over the recent years, and there is a growing lack of qualified workforce in this field. CompTIA World-class IT certifications are now available for the first time on St. Maarten!

The CompTIA ITF+ (IT Fundamentals) is your first step to build a successful career in information technology, possibly here on St. Maarten, or anywhere else, world-wide.

Course/Certification : CompTIA ITF+

Why a CompTIA certification?

— CompTIA offers the most recognized entry-level certifications in the IT industry. CompTIA certifications have a global recognition, and are used by many companies, organizations and countries. To name a few: IBM, Microsoft, Apple, Intel, Google, Amazon, HP, US Department of defense, UK Ministry of defense and cybersecurity, etc.
— CompTIA delivers a solid and universal knowledge usable anywhere, instead of focusing on a specific vendor, as opposed to Microsoft or Cisco certifications for example.
— CompTIA builds actionable skills. Certifications are built and updated in conjunction with IT professionals working "in the field".
— CompTIA is a reliable reference. In existence since 1985, CompTIA is a non-profit organisation which has delivered more then 2.2 million certifications to this date.

Nipa and CompTIA

— NIPA is now an authorized partner of CompTIA, and you can pass your final exams here on St. Maarten.
— NIPA will provide you with a dedicated training program to complete your initial knowledge level.
— With NIPA you will obtain reductions, up to less 56% on some certification exams.

Comptia ITF+ Skills

6 Fields that you will undestand and validate with CompTIA ITF+:

1 — IT CONCEPTS & TERMINOLOGY: Comprehend notational systems, illustrate the basics of computing and explain the value of data and troubleshooting.
2 — INFRASTRUCTURE: Know how to set up and install common peripheral devices to a laptop/PC or secure a basic wireless network.
3 — APPLICATIONS & SOFTWARE: Manage applications software, understand the various components of an operating system and explain the purpose of methods of application architecture.
4 — SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT: Comprehend programming language categories, interpret logic, and understand the purpose of programming concepts.
5 — DATABASE FUNDAMENTALS: Able to explain database concepts, structures, and purpose, as well as understands methods used to interface.
6 — SECURITY: Understand confidentiality, integrity, and availability concerns of secure devices and best practice methods.

CompTIA Pathways:

Would you like more info about the CompTIA ITF+ program? You can ask any question to our CompTIA Caribbean representative.

5 reasons
to join NIPA:

  1. If you live in St. Maarten / St. Martin, you won't need to leave family and friends while you pursue your studies.
  2. NIPA has a dedicated staff of professionals to guide, support and motivate you throughout your studies.
  3. You will gain technical and vocational skills at an affordable price.
  4. You will receive extensive opportunities for further education and career development.
  5. Your experience will be life-changing.
I love where I work, and NIPA has helped me grow in my job.
Jean Charles Mackenson
working at IGY Marinas,
St. Maarten Apprenticeship

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Cay Hill, St. Maarten.

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