CompTIA Server+ SK0-005 Online Course

Course Format:Online Course
Self-Study Time:Approximately 140 Hours (Self-Study)
Delivery Time:1-2 Working Days via Email
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Course Description

The CompTIA Server+ SK0-005 Online Course is designed to cover the latest CompTIA Server+ Certification content, and will allow you to gain the technical knowledge and skills required to build, maintain, troubleshoot and support server hardware and software technologies. CompTIA Server+ certification is an industry recognized vendor neutral credential and is designed to validate your skills in commonly used server and storage systems in IT industries.

This home study course is designed to give students advanced-level technical competency of server issues and technology, including server architecture, administration, storage, security, networking, troubleshooting, and disaster recovery.

The CompTIA Server+ Course Teaches the Following Skills:

  • Server Hardware Installation & Management
  • Server Administration
  • Security & Disaster Recovery
  • Troubleshooting
Course Format

This course is delivered through an online course portal and will give students 12 months access to their materials. The course includes interactive activities that to keep the student engaged, and each lesson includes Flash Cards, a short quiz and exercises to confirm your understanding of the subject. When returning to your studies you to return to the last point or to the furthest point you have read.

The CompTIA Server+ Course includes 40+ pre-assessment questions, 86 quizzes, and 100+ post assessment questions.

Free Trial

We recommend that students register for and access a free trial of this course prior to enrolment.

Please Note: As this is a digital edition of the course, refunds cannot be issued once the access code has been issued. The free trial will give you access to the first lesson of the course materials so you can make sure the materials are suitable.

Free Trial Instructions:

  1. Follow the above link.
  2. Click on the Chapters and Lessons link.
  3. Click on the "Sign Up" link and create an account.
  4. You will receive an email to authorise your sign-up and once authorised simply follow the above link again and access the first lesson through the Chapters and Lessons link.
The CompTIA Server+ SK0-005 Online Course includes the following units:

The following topics are covered: 

  • An Introduction to CompTIA Server+ Certification.

The following topics are covered:

  • Form factors and racking
  • Server components
  • Server power
  • Unit Summary

The following topics are covered: 

  • The troubleshooting process
  • Common hardware problems
  • Hardware tools and techniques
  • Unit summary

The following topics are covered:

  • Operating systems
  • OS installation
  • Server roles and capabilities
  • Server virtualization
  • Unit summary

The following topics are covered:

  • Hardware maintenance
  • Software troubleshooting
  • Asset and document management
  • Unit summary

The following topics are covered:

  • Administrative methods
  • Monitoring
  • Operations scripting
  • Unit summary

The following topics are covered:

  • Storage solutions
  • Storage planning and management
  • Storage troubleshooting
  • Unit summary

The following topics are covered:

  • Communication models
  • Networking hardware
  • Network cabling
  • Unit summary

The following topics are covered:

  • Network addresses
  • Address resolution and assignment
  • Network storage
  • Unit summary

The following topics are covered:

  • Network connectivity tools
  • Troubleshooting connectivity
  • Unit summary

The following topics are covered:

  • Identity and access management
  • Data security
  • Server security principles
  • Unit summary

The following topics are covered:

  • Physical environment and security
  • Server hardening
  • Security tools and techniques
  • Common security problems
  • Unit summary

The following topics are covered:

  • High availability
  • Disaster recovery
  • Backups and restores
  • Server decommissioning
  • Unit summary
Additional Content

The course includes the following additional content:


The pre-assessment is designed as a guide to assess the students’ knowledge of the course topics before they begin the course. The results will help them to understand what you need to learn and after going through the course contents they will be able to score higher on this and the other practice tests in the course.

Practice Exams:

Prepare for your exam with this simulated test environment. Each practice test comes with learn, test and review modes. In learn mode, learners will attempt a question and will get immediate feedback as they move on to the next question. In test mode, learners can take a timed test simulating the actual exam conditions. In review mode, learners can read through one item at a time without attempting it.

Post Assessment:

This is final indicator to gauge a student’s readiness, and should be attempted after all of the exercises and practice tests have been completed.

MeasureUp Test Prep Software

Official MeasureUp practice test software is included with the course materials which gives students 180 days access to over 400 Questions and Robust Explanations. MeasureUp offer quality test content so that you will be prepared for your exams. All objectives of the exam are covered in depth so students are ready for any question. The practice tests are written by industry experts in this subject area.

Please Note: The MeasureUp practice exam requires the use of Chrome as your browser in order to study with the simulation type questions and is not compatible with mobile devices. Your MeasureUp access code will be emailed as part of your course access and needs to be redeemed within 90 days of being issued.

Live Labs: Optional (£120.00)

Optional Live Labs can be added to your Online Course. The live labs give access to real computer equipment, networked together and conveniently accessible over the internet.

The Live Labs allow access to equipment such as computers, servers, switches or routers, that a user is free to configure.

The benefits of live-labs are:

  • Exam based practical tasks
  • Real equipment, absolutely no simulations
  • Access to the latest industry technologies
  • Available anytime, anywhere on any device
  • Break and Reset functionality
  • No hardware costs

While there are no official prerequisites for the SK0-005 exam, CompTIA recommend candidates have completed the A+ syllabus and have a minimum of 18 to 24 months of IT experience.

Course Duration & Online Support

You can register at any time and have 12 months to complete the course. The course is designed as a self-study course, but if you have any problems you can email our support email service. As the course is self-study you can complete in as little or as long a time as you prefer. 

3-Month Extensions are available at £90.00 for students who don't complete the course within the 12-month licence period.


Assessment is from the CompTIA Server+ Certification SK0-005 Examination. The Examination has 90 questions in a multiple choice and performance-based format over a 90 minute period. The Exam is graded on a scale of 100 - 900 with a minimum passing score of 750.

CompTIA Server+ Certification

CompTIA Server+On completion of the Server+ Online Course you can apply for the CompTIA Server+ SK0-005 Examination.

Examinations must be arranged through a registered Pearson VUE testing centre and are currently £207.00 + VAT each.

You can find or register for your nearest exam centres by selecting the Test Takers option from the Pearson Vue Website. Remote online testing powered by Pearson OnVUE is also available.

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