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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.

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
Practice Tests & Quizzes

The course includes the following Practice Tests:


The pre-assessment questions are designed as a guide to assess the students’ knowledge before they begin the course. 

Flash Card Quizzes:

Each lesson will have interactive Flash Card Quizzes.

Assessment Quiz:

Each lesson will also contain a final Assessment Quiz where you can achieve a passing grade before progressing to the next unit.

Post Assessment:

This is a final indicator to gauge a student’s readiness and should be attempted after all of the Flash Care & Assessment Quizzes have been completed.

8 Practice Exam Quizzes:

There are 4 separate Practice Exam Quizzes for each A+ Exam to be completed at the end of the course.

Live Labs

This course includes Live Labs, which will give you remote access to real computer equipment, networked together and conveniently accessible over the internet using virtualization.

Live Labs will 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 access to the course from enrolment. 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. 


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.

The CompTIA Server+ version 5 exam was released in May 2021 and the retirement date will be approximately 3 years from the initial release. No retirement has been announced for this exam yet. 

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