Coronavirus (COVID-19) and IT: Free Resources for Displaced Workers

CompTIA is committed to our members, certification holders and the IT community at large. If you’ve been displaced, think about IT as a career. This high-growth field offers lots of opportunities, and it’s relatively quick to break into. Please enjoy these free resources from our career change microsite.

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Whether you’re a student exploring career options; a displaced worker looking for a new opportunity in another field; or simply someone who wants to expand their understanding of IT we invite you to take part in this opportunity to prepare for a better future.

Learn About IT

Wondering what it’s like to work in IT or what jobs are out there? Here are some resources to get you started.

Is IT for You?

IT careers may seem intimidating to some, but you’ll be surprised to learn that the skills you’ve honed in other fields also apply to IT. Learn more about those skills and take our quiz to see if IT’s right for you.

  • 10 Skills for IT: Non-IT skills that can land you an IT job
  • From Your Current Job to IT: No matter your current job, we have how-to guides that will help you get into IT
  • Is IT Right for You?: Whether you’re exploring technology as a career or have already taken the first steps, you may still be wondering if IT is right for you

How to Get into IT

You’ve decided you want an IT career, so now what? Lucky for you, we’re here to walk you through what you need to learn and how you can get into IT relatively quickly.