CompTIA Certifications



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)

Exam Domains

Planning Prior to the Course
Methods and Media for Instructional Delivery
Instructor Credibility and Communications
Group Facilitation
Evaluate the Training Event

Popular Job Roles

  • Training Consultant
  • Training Developer/Instructor
  • Career Technical Training Instructor
  • Academic Instructor

Organizations that Recommend or Teach CTT+

  • Adobe
  • Anthem
  • Cisco
  • Dell
  • Esri
  • Global Knowledge
  • Microsoft
  • New Horizons
  • Pacific, Gas & Electric Co.
  • Siemens Medical Solutions
  • Tokyo National College of Technology
  • US Department of State
  • Verizon

Exam Details

Exam Codes CTT+ Essentials – TK0-201 CTT+ Classroom Performance Based Exam – TK0-202

CTT+ Virtual Classroom Performance Based Exam - TK0 -203
Exam Description The CTT+ certification exam tests in and out of class teaching expertise, including preparation, facilitation and physical or virtual classroom evaluation. To earn the certification, two exams must be passed. In addition to TK0-201, you’ll have to pass either TK0-202, or TK0-203.
Number of Questions 95 questions N/A
Type of Questions Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), and drag and drops N/A
Length of Test 90 Minutes Length of instruction recording must be between 17 minutes and 22 minutes
Passing Score 655 (on a scale of 100-900) 36 (on a scale of 48)
Recommended Experience 6 to 12 months of trainer/instructor experience 6 to 12 months of trainer/instructor experience
Languages English, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish Recordings can be submitted in English, German, Dutch, Japanese, Spanish, Brazilian, Portuguese or Korean

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: