New Port Richey, Fla, June 25, 2020 – CompTIA, a global leader in training and certifications for technology professionals, and its partner Learn on Demand Systems are making it easier for aspiring tech professionals to develop and demonstrate their job skills.

The two organizations said today that they are extending access to eLearning labs from six months to a full year for CompTIA educational partners and their students who are seeking to earn technical certifications from CompTIA and using Official CompTIA Content to prepare.

“The COVID-19 pandemic caused unprecedented disruption to the learning experience for students and instructors alike,” said Ryan Blankenship, CompTIA’s vice president of product. “We want every student who is interested in becoming CompTIA certified to have the opportunity to do so, and to prepare for their exam without worry due to issues of access, disruption or equity.”

Learn on Demand Systems, a global leader in hands-on live learning, provides for Official CompTIA Content curriculum. These labs provide learners the ability to hone their skills in a virtual environment to gain skills and experience necessary for success on CompTIA’s performance-based certification exams and their future job roles.

“Preparing for exams with hands-on experience is crucial to developing the skills needed to pass a performance-based exam”, said Corey Hynes, CEO of Learn on Demand Systems. “We are proud to be collaborating with CompTIA to deliver high quality labs, combining their excellent content with our powerful platform. They are a great strategic partner and an industry leader, always seeking the best learner experience and skills development opportunities for tech professionals.”

“Performance-based questions, which test a candidate’s ability to solve real world problems in a simulated environment, are a big reason why employers look to CompTIA certifications as a validation of skills for current and prospective tech workers,” Blankenship said.

CompTIA is the global leader in vendor-neutral technical education and certifications in skills ranging from IT support and networking to cybersecurity and cloud computing. Nearly 2.7 million CompTIA certifications have been awarded to technology professionals in 232 countries around the world. Visit https://www.comptia.org/certifications to learn more about their certification programs.

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About CompTIA

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a leading voice and advocate for the $5.2 trillion global information technology ecosystem; and the estimated 75 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 comptia.org.

About Learn on Demand Systems

Learn on Demand Systems, an Inc. 5000 company, empowers organizations to accelerate technology learning through hands-on experience and skills validation. Its platforms enable organizations of all sizes, including industry leaders Microsoft, AWS, Global Knowledge, New Horizons, and Pearson VUE, to deliver hands-on challenge-based learning, learning management, performance-based testing and badging solutions to customers, partners and staff. Learn on Demand Systems’ innovative challenge labs are paving the way for the broad adoption of performance-based testing across the IT training and certification industry. To learn more, visit learnondemandsystems.com or follow Learn on Demand Systems on Twitter at @LodSystems.