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Considering an IT Career? Free Resources to Help You Decide

To support our community during this challenging time, we will be sharing resources that we hope will be helpful for displaced workers and others who are looking at a career change. Today we are highlighting resources to help you decide whether a career in IT is right for you.

Why consider an Information Technology career?

While it is unclear what the long-term impact of coronavirus/COVID-19 will be on the job market, Information Technology (IT) careers have historically offered higher-than-average wages and opportunities for advancement.

Infographic showing IT industry job posting and salary data


Free CompTIA resources to help you decide

As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, CompTIA is offering free training and other resources to help those that are considering an IT career.

These resources include:

  • Free access to CompTIA ITFundamentals (ITF+) training. ITF is a handy way to learn some basic tech skills and help you decide if a career in IT is right for you. You can get free access to CompTIA's ITF online training for thirty days.
  • A career quiz to help you decide if you're ready for a career change.
  • Tips and advice on different paths to starting an IT career, including how to transition from different professions into IT.

Already decided you want to start an IT career?

We offer a variety of entry-level training courses, as well as courses to help experienced professionals add new skills and advance their IT careers.

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