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Hello! Need help to find starting point!

Discussion in 'New Members Introduction' started by Pete Nico, Jul 24, 2009.

  1. Pete Nico

    Pete Nico New Member

    Hi all. I am new to the forum. Nice to meet you all.

    I am looking to get into IT and really need pointing in the right direction.

    I have always been extremely competent on PC's but now want to turn it into qualifications to get a job I will enjoy doing!

    I have been told that A+ and network+ are the building blocks. I just need to know if that is where I should start and where I can head after those.

  2. jk2447

    jk2447 Petabyte Poster Moderator

    Welcome. Self study is the way forward. Do a search and you'll find the A+ & N+ books people have used to pass their exams. Good luck, Jim
    Certifications: BSc (Hons), HND IT, HND Computing, ITIL-F, MBCS CITP, MCP (270,290,291,293,294,298,299,410,411,412) MCTS (401,620,624,652) MCSA:Security, MCSE: Security, Security+, CPTS, VCP4, CCA (XenApp6.5), MCSA 2012, VCP5, VCP6-NV
  3. Qs

    Qs Semi-Honorary Member Gold Member

    Hello and welcome to the forums. :)

    The general trend is A+, N+ and MCDST (in that order).

    As has already been advised, have a look around the relevant forum sections and read up, I'm sure you'll find information that is of use to you.

    Certifications: MCT, MCSE: Private Cloud, MCSA (2008), MCITP: EA, MCITP: SA, MCSE: 2003, MCSA: 2003, MCITP: EDA7, MCITP: EDST7, MCITP: EST Vista, MCTS: Exh 2010, MCTS:ServerVirt, MCTS: SCCM07 & SCCM2012, MCTS: SCOM07, MCTS: Win7Conf, MCTS: VistaConf, MCDST, MCP, MBCS, HND: Applied IT, ITIL v3: Foundation, CCA
  4. BosonMichael
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    BosonMichael Yottabyte Poster

    A+ and Network+ are excellent to start with.

    Welcome to the forums!
    Certifications: CISSP, MCSE+I, MCSE: Security, MCSE: Messaging, MCDST, MCDBA, MCTS, OCP, CCNP, CCDP, CCNA Security, CCNA Voice, CNE, SCSA, Security+, Linux+, Server+, Network+, A+
    WIP: Just about everything!
  5. wagnerk
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    wagnerk aka kitkatninja Moderator

    Hi & welcome to CF :)

    Certifications: CITP, PGCert, BSc, HNC, LCGI, PTLLS, MCT, MCITP, MCTS, MCSE, MCSA:M, MCSA, MCDST, MCP, MTA, MCAS, MOS (Master), A+, N+, S+, ACA, VCA, etc... & 2nd Degree Black Belt
    WIP: PGDip

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