Brian Edwards

12th April 2017

IT Certification Stats for 2017

Goal settings should always be a part of our professional and personal development. Setting goals in the IT environment should be embraced, particularly in an industry that is ever evolving and advancing.

IT certifications are strategically designed to be goal driven. Certification and training specialist, Microsoft, has even begun to give out badges (mini certificates) with their courses. This helps to motivate learners, and makes their learning experience that much more rewarding.

Certification Magazine recently completed a survey in which they asked [...]

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14th March 2017

New Course Announcement: CyberSec First Responder with CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+


Masterskill is excited to announce the launch of our new 5 day course, CyberSec First Responder (Exam CFR-210) with CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+ (Exam CS0 – 001). This course has international certification tracks attached to it, this refers to the 2-in-1 approach:

Cyber Security First Responder (Exam 1) CompTIA CSA+ (Exam 2)

The CyberSec First Responder (Exam CFR-210) with CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+ (Exam CS0 – 001) has been designed primarily for cybersecurity professionals who work on protecting information systems, ensuring their integrity, availability, confidentiality, [...]

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8th March 2017

What skills are the most in demand in the South African job market?

As a leading learning solutions provider, we keep up to date with the latest trends, facts and stats in the South African education and skills industry.

Here we unpack the skills most in demand in the South African job market.

Adzunza South Africa compiled vast research into this and discovered that the best skills to have to ensure a stable career, and better than average salary are:

Technology Engineering Science Mathematics

Adzuna used their advanced search function to focus on the precise words used in online job [...]

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21st February 2017

Industry News: MoU MICT Seta and CompTIA

The biggest industry news this month is the memorandum that has been signed between MICT SETA and CompTIA in relation to the CompTIA A+ and Network+ to registered standards. The MoU allows students who successfully complete the international CompTIA exams for 220-901, 220-902 and N10-006 to receive unit standard based credits in the form of a Certificate or Qualification from the MICT Seta.

The MoU specifies that specific outcomes/ assessment criteria (required by unit standard) will be covered by the CompTIA [...]

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