CompTIA Project+ Certification

CompTIA Project+ gives IT Pros the basic concepts to successfully manage small to medium sized projects.

Overview

Why is it different?

CompTIA Project+ is ideal for IT professionals who need to manage smaller, less complex projects as part of their other job duties but still have foundational project management skills. Project+ is more versatile than other certifications because it covers essential project management concepts beyond the scope of just one methodology or framework.

About the exam

The new CompTIA Project+ Beta exam is now available! Be one of the first to earn the new certification for just $50!

We are looking for IT pros with at least 6–12 months of hands-on experience managing projects in an IT environment.

You can certify from home with our new online delivery platform. Register here
Candidates who pass the beta exam will earn their certifications.*
*Beta exam results are not released until the launch of the live exam in October 2022.

The CompTIA Project+ examination is designed for IT professionals who coordinate or manage small-to-medium-sized projects. The successful candidate will have the knowledge and skills required to:

  • Manage the project life cycle
  • Ensure appropriate communication
  • Manage resources and stakeholders
  • Maintain project documentation

What Skills Will You Learn?

Project Basics

Summarize the properties of project, phases, schedules, roles and responsibilities, and cost controls, as well as identifying the basic aspects of Agile methodology.

Project Constraints

Predict the impact of various constraint variables and influences throughout the project and explain the importance of risk strategies and activities.

Communication & Change Management

Understand appropriate communication methods of influence and use change control processes within the context of a project.

Project Tools & Documentation

Compare and contrast various project management tools and analyze project and partner-centric documentation.

Who would benefit from Project+?

  • Students considering a career in project management.
  • Professionals working in fields that require a fundamental understanding of project management.

Jobs that use Project+

  • IT Project Coordinator/Manager
  • IT Project Team Member
  • Business Analyst
  • Manager, Director, Team Leader

Exam Details

Exam Codes PK0-004 PK1-005
Launch Date March 15 2017 January 25, 2022
Exam Details

CompTIA Project+ is designed for business professionals who coordinate or manage small-to-medium-size projects, inside and outside of IT. The exam certifies the knowledge and skills required to manage the project life cycle, ensure appropriate, communication, manage resources, manage stakeholders, and maintain project documentation.

CompTIA Project+ is ideal for IT professionals who need to manage smaller, less complex projects as part of their other job duties but still have foundational project management skills. Project+ is versatile because it covers essential project management concepts beyond the scope of just one methodology or framework.

Number of Questions Maximum of 95 questions
Type of Questions Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), and drag and drops Multiple choice
Length of Test 90 Minutes
Passing Score 710 (on a scale of 100-900) TBD
Recommended Experience At least 12 months of cumulative project management experience or equivalent education. Equivalent to at least 6–12 months of hands-on experience managing projects in an IT environment.
Languages English and Japanese English
Retirement April 2023 April 6, 2022
Testing Provider Pearson VUE
Price $348 USD $50 USD

Exam Preparation

eLearning with CompTIA CertMaster Learn for Project+

Train anywhere, anytime. Master all exam objectives through learning content that is enhanced with videos, flash cards and performance-based questions. Confirm your learning progress with an included practice test.

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Interactive Labs with CompTIA Labs for Project+

Supercharge your certification training with hands-on, browser-based virtual lab environments. Jump into the role of an administrator, complete basic to advanced tasks and quickly understand the impact of the system changes you make.

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Exam Prep with CompTIA CertMaster Practice for Project+

Go into your Project+ certification exam with confidence. Adaptive exam preparation in this intelligent online training companion will reinforce what you already know and fill the gaps in areas you need to improve.

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Study Guides for Project+

Developed by CompTIA for the CompTIA certification candidate, Study Guides are available in print or eBook format and packed with informative and engaging content tied to exam objectives.

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Instructor-Led Training

Whether you’re looking for in-classroom or live online training, CompTIA offers best-in-class instructor-led training for both individuals and teams. You can also find training among CompTIA’s vast network of Authorized Training Partners.

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Renewal

The CompTIA Project+ certification is considered good for life and does not need to be renewed.

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