CompTIA Cloud+

EXAM CODE CV0-003 & CV0-004

CompTIA Cloud+ validates the essential skills to implement, maintain, optimize and troubleshoot cloud-based infrastructure services.

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The Premier Cloud Certification Uniquely Tailored to In-demand Job Roles
CompTIA Cloud+ maps to real-world demands of cloud operations job roles, validating essential skills necessary for excelling in cloud environments.

Exclusively Validates Vendor-Neutral Cloud Expertise
CompTIA Cloud+ is the only cloud certification on the market that confirms the technical and hands-on skills necessary for secure cloud operations across all platforms.

Cloud+ is Approved for DoD 8140.03
CompTIA Cloud+ shows what you can do, not just what you know, for the work roles of Network Operations Specialist, Systems Administrator, Enterprise Architect and Security Architect.

The new CompTIA Cloud+ (CV0-004) exam is coming in September 2024!

The new CompTIA Cloud+ certification exam covers the latest trends in cloud computing and validates the core skills necessary to succeed on the job and elevate your IT career.


What Skills Will You Learn?

Cloud Architecture

Analyze the different cloud models to design the best solution to support business requirements.


Analyze system requirements to successfully execute workload migrations to the cloud.


Manage and optimize cloud operations, including automation, scaling, backup and recovery strategies, and lifecycle management of cloud resources.


Implement comprehensive security measures, including vulnerability management, compliance adherence, and the deployment of security controls to safeguard cloud environments.

DevOps Fundamentals

Understand source control, continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines, system integration, and the use of various DevOps tools.


Troubleshoot deployment, network and security issues related to cloud implementations.

Jobs You Can Land With CompTIA Cloud+

Organizations That Recommend or Require CompTIA Cloud+


Prove you have the skills that hiring professionals seek, and start your journey with confidence

Exam Details

Exam Codes CV0-003CV0-004
Launch Date June 9, 2021Sept. 10, 2024
Exam Description The CompTIA Cloud+ is validates that the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to:
  • Understand cloud architecture and design concepts.
  • Implement and maintain a secure cloud environment.
  • Successfully provision and configure cloud resources.
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage operations throughout the cloud environment life cycle using observability, scaling, and automation.
  • Understand fundamental DevOps concepts related to deployment and integration.
  • Troubleshoot common issues related to cloud management.
Number of Questions Maximum of 90 questions
Type of Questions Multiple choice and performance-based 
Length of Test 90 minutes TBD
Passing Score 750 (on a scale of 100-900)
Recommended Experience About 5 years total IT experience, including 2-3 years as a systems administrator of cloud engineer 
Languages English 
Retirement  Generally three years after launch 
DoD 8140 Approved Work Roles  Network Operations Specialist, Systems Administrator, Enterprise Architect and Security Architect
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Testing Provider   Pearson VUE
Price  $348 USD (See all pricing)

Showcase what you know, and what you can power with cloud

How Does CompTIA Cloud+ Compare?

 (ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) 
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solutions Architect - Professional
Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert
Experience Level Intermediate
Performance Based QuestionsYesNoYesVaried
Vendor NeutralYesYesNoNo
Exam Length 1 exam with a maximum of 90 questions, 90 minutes 125 questions, 4 hours 
1 exam, 180 minutes 2 exams, 140 minutes each
Exam FocusJob role based; covers cloud technologies across all vendors and solutionsNot job role based; covers cloud security across job roles
Covers only Amazon products and solutionsCovers only Microsoft products and solutions
PrerequisitesAbout 5 years total IT experience, including 2-3 years as a systems administrator or cloud engineer
5 years cumulative, full-time experience in IT

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Keep your certification up to date with CompTIA’s Continuing Education (CE) program

Certification Renewal


Keep your certification up to date with CompTIA’s Continuing Education (CE) program. It’s designed to be a continued validation of your expertise and a tool to expand your skillset. It’s also the ace up your sleeve when you’re ready to take the next step in your career.

Get the Most Out of Your Certification
Information technology is an incredibly dynamic field, creating new opportunities and challenges every day. Participating in our Continuing Education program will enable you to stay current with new and evolving technologies and remain a sought-after IT and storage expert.

The CompTIA Continuing Education Program
Your CompTIA Cloud+ certification is good for three years from the date of your exam. The CE program allows you to extend your certification in three-year intervals through activities and training that relate to the content of your certification.

It’s Easy to Renew
You can participate in a number of activities and training programs — including higher certifications — to renew your CompTIA Cloud+ certification. Collect at least 50 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in three years, upload them to your certification account, and Cloud+ will automatically renew.

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Cloud+ Basic 003

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Associated Certification : Cloud+
Associated Exams :
  • CompTIA Cloud+ CV0-003