There are many certifications available for IT professionals. For those who are working in the field of cybersecurity especially, a good number of certifications are available. CompTIA is one of the most reputed organizations that allows IT professionals to get certified on top-notch cybersecurity skills. Holding a cybersecurity certification will help you achieve your IT security career goals and keep your skills up to date. CompTIA cybersecurity certifications are worth the effort and these are in great demand. Once you have achieved a CompTIA certification, it will expire three years from the day you earned it. So you will need to renew it. CompTIA has a Continuing Education (CE) program that lets you renew your certification and it offers many ways through which you can renew your CompTIA certification. CompTIA CEU Webinars is one method and we are going to talk about them in this article. You can read the comprehensive CompTIA Continuing Education Program.
Every CompTIA certification requires a different number of CEUs to renew it. CEU is a Continuing Education Unit. Each CEU is equivalent to one-hour of certification maintenance hour. Following is the summary of the CompTIA certification renewal requirements.
Number of CEUs Required (three years)
Total Three-Year Fee
CompTIA CEU Webinars
There are many ways to maintain your CompTIA certification so that it could be renewed. For instance, we explained CompTIA Security+ Renewal methods in a previous article.
In short, you can enroll in a further learning program, get involved in industry experience opportunities, publish content online, etc. And one way of earning the required CEUs is by attending CompTIA CEU webinars. We will explain these options in detail below.
Attend CompTIA CEU Webinars
Complete training or higher education
Getting enrolled in a higher education course or training is one of the ways to earn the required CEUs for your CompTIA certification renewal. You can take a wide variety of courses or training. For example, a college course, an American Council on Education course, or another training. These learning options could be done live online, in the classroom, at an IT conference, or through self-paced learning online. By completing another training or a course, you could not only earn CEUs for your certification renewal but also enhance your knowledge and skills as well as your career prospects.
CompTIA requires that at least 50% content of the course or training that you take must relate to the exam objectives for the CompTIA certification that you intend to renew. There is also a limit on how many CEUs you can earn from the learning route that you take. These limits are described below.
|Complete a course/training||50|
|Attend a conference||10|
|Attend a live webinar||10|
|Attend a college course||50|
|Attend an ACE course||50|
Master of Project Academy’s CompTIA Certification Renewal Bundle
Master of Project Academy has a special 60 CEU course bundle for CompTIA certification renewal. This bundle includes four professional courses – Microsoft Project, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, IT Service Management, and Agile Scrum. All these are highly in-demand courses. So by using this affordable 60-CEU course bundle, not only you will be prepared for the associated certifications, but you will also earn all the CEUs required for your CompTIA certification renewal.
This CompTIA 60 CEU training bundle is available for purchase with monthly, yearly, and lifetime subscriptions. If you want to complete the training fast, buy the monthly subscription, which costs $197. If you have plenty of time to complete your learning, the yearly subscription is the recommended option and its price is $297. Finally, the lifetime subscription costs $397.
This is an online, self-paced learning package. At the completion of each course, you will also get course completion certificates from the Master of Project Academy. You can access this bundle online and learn at your own convenience.
Free CompTIA Certifications Renewal Bundle
We also offer a free course bundle that you can enroll in to earn 2 CEUs for your certification renewal. This free CompTIA CEU Training bundle includes video lectures from four of our courses including Lean Six Sigma, Prince2, Agile Scrum, and IT Service Management. Useful tips and tricks on how to renew the CompTIA certification are also included in this bundle.
Earn CompTIA Certifications
By doing another CompTIA certification also you can renew your current CompTIA certification. This certification should be a higher-level certification than the certification that you want to renew. CompTIA offers many certifications and you may choose the one that interests you more. Earning another CompTIA certification will require some investment in the certification training but the advantage of earning another certification is that the fee for your current CompTIA certification renewal will be waived off. When you earn another CompTIA certification, your current CompTIA certification will automatically be renewed.
Earn Non-CompTIA IT industry certifications
If you rather don’t want another CompTIA certification, then you have an option to choose a certification offered by other organizations. CompTIA accepts selected certifications from Amazon, Google, McAfee, Juniper, EC-Council, ISACA, Microsoft, Broadcom/Symantec, Cloud Security Alliance, Cisco, GIAC, ISC (2), and Encase. CompTIA has published a list of certifications that it accepts from these organizations. This list is published on the CompTIA website.
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Participate in IT industry activities
This category of CompTIA certification renewal allows you to earn the required CEUs by indulging in a variety of activities. For example, you can create teaching material, participate in a CompTIA exam development workshop, or teach someone. You can even attend CompTIA CEU Webinars to earn CEUs. These webinars are scheduled from time to time and are delivered live and online. Not a problem if you miss a recent webinar, the recorded version of the CompTIA CEU webinars are available on the CompTIA website. These CompTIA CEU webinars are interactive, allowing its participants to connect with the subject matter experts and ask questions.
The CompTIA CEU webinars are a great way to learn something new and enhance your skills and knowledge. The date and timing of the upcoming CompTIA CEU webinars are published on the CompTIA website.
What are the topics of the CompTIA CEU webinars? Well, the webinars are held on a variety of topics. For example, topics of the recent CompTIA CEU webinars were “Making decisions to build a technology channel”, “The role of the emerging technology in digital transformation”, “The role of IT infrastructure in supporting telework”. So, you see these CompTIA CEU webinars are an easy way to learn as well to earn CEUs. Remember that you can earn a maximum of 10 CEUs by any of such IT industry activities.
Publish an article, blog post, white paper, or a book
If you like writing, you also have an option to write a book, blog post, article, or white paper. If you write a book, you can earn 40 CEUs. From writing an article, blog post, or white paper, the maximum CEUs you can earn is 16.
Gain related work experience
If you are currently working in the IT industry, this will help you earn CEUs too. However, the maximum number of CEUs you can earn from your work experience is 9. Also, CompTIA also requires that at least 50% of the related work experience must relate to the exam objectives for the certification that you intend to renew.
CompTIA CEU Webinars
If you desire to attend CompTIA CEU webinars, you will find free webinars too that you can attend to earn your CEUs. Many organizations hold free webinars on cybersecurity and the related topics. One advantage of attending these CompTIA CEU webinars is of course you don’t have to pay anything. Secondly, you get an opportunity to be part of the cybersecurity discussions done from other organizations’ perspectives. You get a chance to connect with speakers from those organizations and talk with them about a variety of things related to your interest in cybersecurity.
Some of the organizations that hold free CompTIA CEU webinars include Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), Cisco, EC-Council, Cyber Watching, Tech UK, and OTRS Group. With a web search, you can find even more organizations that offer free CompTIA CEU webinars. The details about the webinar, the date and time are published on the company’s website. Some organizations want online registrations for participation in the webinar and have limited seats. So it is a good idea to keep looking on the websites and register yourself for the webinar well before the time.
You will find that these CompTIA CEU webinars are held on informative and interesting topics. For example, some of the recent webinars on cybersecurity were titled “IT Security in times of Corona”, “Components of a world-class cyber-security management program”, “State of Phishing & Defense”, “Top Lessons from Breaches”.
Earning CEUs from free CompTIA CEU webinars is easy. However, there is a limit on how many CEUs you can earn by attending a webinar. For each CompTIA certification, this limit varies and this information is available in detail on the CompTIA website.
In this post, we explained the many options you have to renew CompTIA certifications. Among these options, the easiest one is completing training or a course. There are many advantages of using this option. The other methods have a limit on how many CEUs you can earn. But from training or a course, you can earn all the required CEUs. Furthermore, by taking a professional course, you learn something new. The course will even prepare you for another professional certification, which will open the door for you for even higher salary jobs and better job career ahead.
Master of Project Academy’s 60 CEU course bundle is the best option for all CompTIA certification holders. Because this bundle is affordable. Moreover, it is designed by industry experts possessing huge experience. Additionally, it comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee too.
If your CompTIA certification is expiring soon or has already expired, we encourage you to take our free CompTIA CEU bundle now to get started. Then take the 60 CEU course bundle to earn all your required CEUs hassle-free.