CompTIA Server+

Gain the skills and knowledge necessary to build and maintain server software and hardware.

A person holding a server component.

Course details

Course duration:

26 weeks

Assessment & awards:

CompTIA S+

Method of Study

Online, part-time 

Register for Course

New users will need to create a free account and fill in a short form on FETCH, Ireland's Further Education and Training Hub.

This course accepts continuous enrolments, so once registered, you can begin learning immediately.

Course Description

This course is aimed at IT professionals who need the skills to securely install, deploy, manage, and troubleshoot multiple server types in both local and cloud environments.

The course builds upon your pre-existing IT knowledge and allows you to develop a thorough understanding of server architecture, server administration, storage solutions, security, disaster recovery, and more.

If you are an IT professional seeking to enhance your server administration skills, then this course is an excellent choice.

Upon completion of this course you will be able to: 

  • Understand server hardware installation and management
  • Administer servers with ease
  • Implement best practices in terms of server security and disaster recovery
  • Troubleshoot a variety of server issues


How it Works

Who can take this course?

This course is available to all adults over the age of 18 resident in the Republic of Ireland.

How do I sign up?

You can sign up for this course by visiting FETCH, Irelands Further Education and Training Hub. You will have to register for an account before you can begin the course.

Who is the provider for this course?

The provider for this course is Cenit College, and your learning will be delivered through the eCollege online learning environment. When you complete your application you will receive an email with your access details, and when you log into the platform you will see details of how to contact your course tutor. You can contact your course tutor at any time, or reach out to Cenit College directly at 

Does the course have prerequisites? 

Prior to taking this course, you should have obtained certification in both CompTIA Core A+ and Network+, or have comparable qualifications.

Does this course have tutor support?

Yes, this course is supported by an online tutor who you will have access to during the course.

What is the exam like on this course?

The CompTIA S+ exam is conducted online and lasts for a total of 90 minutes. The exam comprises of a maximum of 90 questions and the questions are both multiple-choice and performance-based in form. The passing score for the test is 750, out of a possible total of 900.

Do I need specific hardware or software?

You will require access to a PC or laptop running a supported version of Microsoft Windows (the most recent version is Windows 11). 

Although you can use other operating systems to access the course materials, you must use a Windows based operating system for the exam. Linux based operating systems cannot be used for the exam.

No specific software is required for this course.