CTT+ Retirement Notice
The CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+) certification will permanently retire in 2023. CompTIA will not renew or replace this certification. Therefore, anyone preparing for it is encouraged to complete their studies and seek certification before the retirement dates.
- The last day to purchase a voucher and sit for the TK0-201 exam will be September 30, 2023.
- The last day to purchase a voucher and submit the TK0-202 or TK-203 video will be October 31, 2023.
Vouchers already purchased for this certification will expire after these respective dates. Grading will be completed and uploaded to CertMetrics by December 31, 2023. Although the certification will be retiring and CompTIA will no longer be offering it, anyone who has received this certification will remain CompTIA CTT+ certified, good for life.
CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+) certification is a cross-industry credential providing recognition that an instructor has attained a standard of excellence in the training industry. CTT+ is targeted toward all training professionals and can be applied to technical and non-technical training. The examinations are based on a set of objectives designed to measure the core knowledge and skills that competent instructors must demonstrate to successfully complete an instructional assignment in either a classroom or virtual classroom environment.
NOTE: CompTIA highly recommends all our Partners’ instructors be CTT+ certified, to ensure a high-quality and consistency of course delivery.
To earn the CompTIA CTT+ certification, a candidate has to pass two exams:
- One computer-based exam: CTT+ Essentials (TK0-201)
- One performance-based exam: Either CTT+ Classroom Trainer, (TK0-202) or CTT+ Virtual Classroom Trainer, (TK0-203)
To take the computer-based exam: CTT+ Essentials (TK0-201), you must register at and take the test at a Pearson VUE testing center.
You are required to provide a video upload for the Classroom Trainer (TK0-202) and/or Virtual Classroom Trainer (TK0-203) exams. The following documents contain the steps needed to create and upload the video.
For your Classroom or Virtual Classroom Performance exam, you will need to submit your video to CTT+ Submission along with the applicable form below: