CompTIA Server+ (SK0-004)

CompTIA Server+ (SK0-004)
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What is the CompTIA Server+ Online Course?

If you wish to pursue a career as a professional Server Administrator, it is worth obtaining the CompTIA Server+ Certification as it is an internationally recognised, vendor-neutral qualification and the only one of its kind that covers the main server platforms; enabling qualified students to work in a variety of work environments.

In addition to this, it is also the only industry certification that details the latest server technologies, including network-attached storage and virtualization.

By the end of this course, you’ll have built the knowledge and confidence in the following subject areas:

  •  Server Architecture – Learn how to configure and support server components
  •  Networking – Be able to configure systems for network connectivity, which includes logical and physical elements
  •  Troubleshooting – Successfully diagnose and resolve system software, hardware, storage, security and connectivity issues
  •  Server Administration – Maintain and manage servers (including OS configuration), virtualization and access control
  •  Security – Be able to apply physical and network data security techniques
  •  Storage – Support storage devices technologies, including capacity and growth planning
  •  Disaster Recovery – Fully understand disaster recovery and be able to run backup techniques 

Is the CompTIA Server+ training course for me?

If you’re an IT professional looking to enhance your understanding of server technology, troubleshooting and disaster recover, or you’re interested in changing careers to become a System Engineer, Network Administrator or a Hardware Technician, then taking on the CompTIA Server+ Certification is perfect for you. 


There are no prerequisites to enrol on the CompTIA Server+ Certification course, however if you are new to IT, we recommend you first take on the CompTIA A+ Certification, as it will introduce you to key IT concepts that will be explored in greater detail in the Server+ syllabus. 

Where could this qualification take you next?

Upon successful completion of your CompTIA Server+ Certification, you’ll be qualified to apply for roles such as:

  •  Server Support Technician - £23k
  •  IT/Server Technician - £26k
  •  Server Administrator - £40k
  •  Storage Administrator - £42k

(Source: ITJobsWatch

Why choose to study with us?

By enrolling on this course with us, you’ll benefit from:

  •  Training sessions which are focused on you
  •  Recruitment insight to enhance your employability
  •  Having a CompTIA Authorised Training Partner
  •  Unlimited Tutor Support
  •  Flexible payment plans

Course Syllabus

The CompTIA Server+ online course will walk you through the following modules:

Module 1: Server Hardware

  •          Server Form Factors
  •          Installing and Configuring Server Components
  •          Maintaining Power and Cooling Requirements
  •          Summary
  •          Exam Essentials

Module 2: Installing and Configuring Servers

  •          Installing and Configuring Server Operating Systems
  •          Using Access and Control Methods to Administer a Server
  •          Purpose and Operation of Virtualization Components
  •          Summary
  •          Exam Essentials

Module 3: Server Maintenance

  •          Server Roles and Requirements
  •          Proper Server Maintenance Techniques
  •          Asset Management and Documentation
  •          Summary
  •          Exam Essentials

Module 4: Storage Technologies

  •          Hardware and Features of Various Storage Technologies
  •          Installing and Deploying Primary Storage Devices
  •          Summary
  •          Exam Essentials

Module 5: Identifying Capacity and Fault Tolerance Requirements

  •          Calculating Appropriate Storage Capacity and Planning for Future Growth
  •          Configuring RAID
  •          Summary
  •          Exam Essentials

Module 6: Securing the Server

  •          Physical Security Methods and Concepts
  •          Server Hardening Techniques
  •          Proper Environmental Controls and Techniques
  •          Summary
  •          Exam Essentials

Module 7: Securing Server Data and Network Access

  •          Basic Network Security Systems and Protocols
  •          Logical Access Control Methods
  •          Data Security Methods and Secure Storage Disposal Techniques
  •          Summary
  •          Exam Essentials

Module 8: Networking

  •          Configuring Servers to Use IP Addressing and Network Infrastructure Services
  •          Ports and Protocols
  •          Cable Management Procedures
  •          Summary
  •          Exam Essentials

Module 9: Disaster Recovery

  •          Disaster Recovery Principles
  •          Backup
  •          Summary
  •          Exam Essentials

Module 10: Troubleshooting Hardware and Software Issues

  •          Troubleshooting Theory and Methodologies
  •          Troubleshooting Hardware Problems
  •          Troubleshooting Software Problems
  •          Summary
  •          Exam Essentials

Module 11: Troubleshooting Connectivity Issues

  •          Diagnosing Network Problems
  •          Diagnosing Security Issues
  •          Summary
  •          Exam Essentials

Module 12: Troubleshooting Storage Issues

  •          Troubleshooting Storage Problems
  •          Summary
  •          Exam Essentials

Module 13: Appendix A

  •          Objective Map 

Exam Description

The CompTIA Server+ exam covers administration, disaster recovery, networking, security, server architecture, storage, and troubleshooting.

Number of questions

Maximum of 100 questions per exam.

Type of questions


Time Limit

90 minutes per exam

Passing Score

750 out of 900

Available Languages

English, Simplified Chinese, Japanese.

Course Code
Online Course with Exam
Course Access
1 Year
Exams Included
1 gigahertz (GHz)
1 GB
Operating Systems
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 10
Mac OS
Internet Explorer 8 or above
Google Chrome
Safari 6 or above
Mozilla Firefox
Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android