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Preparing for a well-paid career in IT can be remarkably affordable

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With the right certifications and the internet as your resource, breaking into the IT field is very doable

Author of the article:StackCommerce Publishing date: Jan 25, 2022•4 days ago•1 minute read

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IT departments make modern offices go round. Whether it’s helping to install new software, putting effective security systems in place, or troubleshooting hardware breakdowns, our companies rely on IT experts to keep business rolling. That means that work can slow down or even come to a screeching halt should employees encounter a game-breaking bug or a malfunctioning computer.

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But that also spells good news for IT professionals. From getting a tech-based work visa to simply capitalizing on a booming industry in Canada — a lot of companies and certified practitioners are establishing roots here. And getting qualified in this fast-growing field is actually a lot easier than spending time and money at a classic university. Rather, you can find online learning resources that will help you earn IT certifications, which are what recruiters and hiring managers look for when sifting through job applicants.

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Like with any industry, if you’re going to pursue a career in IT, it’s essential to become familiar with the technology and fundamentals. That includes recog

nizing common hardware and learning troubleshooting techniques. You’ll also need to know how to install and maintain operating systems and software, monitor network security, manage servers — the list goes on. Your preparation is made easier when you have a well-curated learning experience that gives you a roadmap for the specific certifications you need to land your first IT job.

The Complete 2022 CompTIA Certification Course Super Bundle is on sale for just $100, and it features 15 courses on IT fundamentals and additional content you need to learn to become CompTIA certified. The courses are taught by instructors from iCollege, which is an official CompTIA partner with course ratings as high as 4.9 out of 5 stars, so you can be sure that all of the above and more will be covered.

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