DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., and GAINESVILLE, Fla., Aug. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CompTIA, the leading trade association for the global technology industry, and ITProTV, a leader in online, on-demand IT training, announced today they will partner on new initiatives to expand education and learning options for the global technology workforce.
ITProTV will serve as the official video content provider for CompTIA certifications and related CompTIA Learning offerings. CompTIA Learning materials and tools will be designated as the official content for CompTIA-related online training courses available from ITProTV.
The CompTIA library within ITProTV is now designated as the official video training for CompTIA courses. As CompTIA updates its official curricula, ITProTV will use its live studios and studio-to-web technology to produce updated content quickly.
"Linking up with ITProTV extends our commitment to provide the high-tech workforce with learning content and skills training that's both best in class and cutting-edge," said Todd Thibodeaux, president and CEO, CompTIA. "By delivering innovative learning resources that map directly to specific job roles, we're helping individual workers with their career advancement and assisting employers to match the right people with the right skills for the right jobs."
"This partnership helps IT professionals by delivering a complete package to start, maintain and advance an IT career," said Tim Broom, CEO and co-founder of ITProTV. "IT professionals can now get access to official video training for CompTIA certifications via ITProTV. They can be assured that the course content is aligned with the exam objectives; and that the content is up-to-date, engaging and 'binge-worthy.' "
ITProTV serves more than 100,000 members around the world and offers more than 4,000 hours of engaging IT video training for a variety of vendors.
CompTIA is the leading provider of vendor-neutral skills certifications for the global technology workforce. The association has awarded nearly 2.5 million certifications in core technology skills, cybersecurity, infrastructure, and other specialty areas.
The two organizations are exploring new content and programs, including:
- video courses targeted at career changers who may have the aptitude and interest in a tech industry job;
- soft skills training for technology professionals;
- virtual live training offerings.
Special ITProTV memberships will be available to CompTIA's certification alumni, members of the CompTIA Association of IT Professionals (AITP) and to individuals exploring CompTIA certifications as part of their career development. The two organizations will also engage in joint marketing and product bundling activities.
ITProTV and CompTIA will have additional announcements concerning products, IT skills training roadmaps and initiatives in the near future.
The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a leading voice and advocate for the $4.8 trillion global information technology ecosystem; and the more than 35 million industry and tech professionals who design, implement, manage, and safeguard the technology that powers the world's economy. Through education, training, certifications, advocacy, philanthropy, and market research, CompTIA is the hub for advancing the tech industry and its workforce. Visit www.comptia.org to learn more.
ITProTV is an online membership platform addressing the global IT skills gap by delivering binge-worthy learning™ to train IT professionals in every stage of their careers. ITProTV turns IT education into a conversation that connects learners to experts and each other. With new content added daily, IT pros can access 4,000+ hours of content, plus practice exams and virtual labs, and be a part of an IT community. ITProTV offers flexible and cost-effective membership options for both corporate teams and individual learners who can learn at their own pace wherever it is most convenient. Learn more at www.itpro.tv.