Antelope Valley School District

CompTIA Security+ - CyberSecurity Specialist

"Elevate your cybersecurity prowess and fortify your career with the CompTIA Security+ certification – the shield that empowers you with cutting-edge knowledge, high-demand skills, and a passport to safeguarding the digital landscapes of today and tomorrow."

Median National Salary
Annual Job Postings
Job Growth Above National Average






Flexibility - Hybrid training or 100% online using CompTIA CertMaster with virtual machine labs for real world training. Online and In-Person Labs training.

PERSONalization - lowest cost, certification voucher included ($350+ value), academic support, authorized testing center.

Aligned - A 5k sq ft dedicated Technology Center (TechCenter) with industry mirror of practices and equipment (repair center, server room, secure operations center, classroom, eWaste depot). Student access to our Studio Room and MakerSpace (3D printer, CNC machine, Laser engraver, VR, Printing press) for research, training and projects.

Learn & Earn - gain work experience credit thru internships at TechCenter with paid Apprenticeships coming soon! Employability training and competitions through SkillsUSA.

what skills will i learn :

  • Career Readiness
  • General Security Concepts
  • Threats, Vulnerabilities & Mitigations
  • Security Architecture
  • Security Operations
  • Security Program Management & Oversight



What is it?

BECOME A TRUSTED DEFENDER OF DIGITAL ENVIRONMENTS - Open the Door to Your Cybersecurity Career with CompTIA Security+

Watch - Day in the Life of a CyberSecurity Specialist

Launch a successful cybersecurity career - Develop a core foundation of essential skills, paving the way for a fulfilling career. More job roles use Security+ for baseline cybersecurity skills than any other certification in the industry.

Assess on-the-job skills - Security+ is the most widely adopted ISO/ANSI-accredited early career cybersecurity certification on the market with hands-on, performance-based questions on the certification exam. These practical questions assess your ability to effectively problem solve in real-life situations and demonstrate your expertise to potential employers immediately.

Embrace the latest trends - Understand and use the most recent advancements in cybersecurity technology, terms, techniques, and tools. By acquiring early career skills in the latest trends such as automation, zero trust, risk analysis, operational technology, and IoT, you will be well-equipped to excel in the ever-evolving cybersecurity landscape.


The CompTIA Security+ represents the latest and greatest in cybersecurity, covering the most in-demand skills related to current threats, automation, zero trust, IoT, risk – and more. Once certified, you’ll understand the core skills needed to succeed on the job – and employers will notice too. The Security+ exam verifies you have the knowledge and skills required to:

  • Assess the security posture of an enterprise environment and recommend and implement appropriate security solutions.
  • Monitor and secure hybrid environments, including cloud, mobile, Internet of Things (IoT), and operational technology.
  • Operate with an awareness of applicable regulations and policies, including principles of governance, risk, and compliance.
  • Identify, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents.

CompTIA Security+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and approved by the U.S. DoD to meet directive 8140/8570.01-M requirements. Regulators and government rely on ANSI accreditation because it provides confidence and trust in the outputs of an accredited program. Over 2.3 million CompTIA ISO/ANSI-accredited exams have been delivered since January 1, 2011.


  • Cloud Penetration Tester
  • Network Security Operations
  • Penetration Testing
  • Network Security Analyst
  • Web App Penetration Tester
  • Security Architect

Is This for me?

Ideal Audience: - "Our CompTIA Security+ certification class is tailored for IT professionals, network administrators, and cybersecurity enthusiasts looking to enhance their expertise in safeguarding systems and networks against evolving cyber threats."

Career Aspirations: - "If you aspire to excel in the dynamic field of cybersecurity, the Security+ certification class is your gateway to unlocking opportunities in roles such as cybersecurity analyst, information security specialist, or network security administrator."

IT Security Professionals: - "For current IT professionals working in security-related roles, our Security+ certification class provides advanced training to deepen your understanding of security principles, risk management, and secure network communication."

Entry-Level Security Enthusiasts: - "Are you passionate about cybersecurity but new to the field? The Security+ certification class is designed to provide a comprehensive foundation, making it an ideal starting point for those entering the exciting world of cybersecurity."

Government and Military Personnel: - "Government and military personnel seeking to enhance their cybersecurity skills will find our Security+ certification class aligns with industry standards and prepares you for roles crucial to national security."

System Administrators: - "System administrators looking to specialize in security will benefit from our Security+ certification class, equipping you with the knowledge and skills to secure networks, detect threats, and implement effective security measures."

According to the bureau of labor and statistics: - (Click for more info)

  • The 2022 median pay was $112,000 per year or $53.85 per hour.
  • As of 2022, there were 168,900 jobs in this field.
  • The job outlook from 2022 to 2032 indicates a growth of 32%, which is much faster than average.
  • The employment change from 2022 to 2032 is projected to be an increase of 53,200 jobs.
  • About 16,800 openings for information security analysts are projected each year, on average, over the decade.


Online/Hybrid & TechCenter
1156 East Avenue S
Palmdale, CA 93550

Phone: 661-483-2302
Fax: 661-483-2311