The Changing Nature of Certification Renewal – Certification Magazine
Posted by Rubel Khan on July 13, 2010
CompTIA recently announced that effective Jan. 1, 2011, certifications such as A+, Network+ and Security+ will be valid for three years and then will need to be renewed. In order to keep its certifications up to date with technology changes and to guarantee a certain level of knowledge and skills, CompTIA has offered certificate holders the option of a retest or continued education that has the function of keeping them certified. These options provide IT professionals with alternatives to decide how to best remain current with technology certifications and maintain their skills.