The CompTIA continuing education unit (CEU) program is sometimes a mystery for people new to certifications.
However, they are required in many different fields to ensure people keep up-to-date with current knowledge. As an example, medical professionals are required to earn a minimum number of CEUs periodically. It’s a good thing too. You wouldn’t want your doctor treating you with only the knowledge he had from ten years ago. Similarly, employers want to have some level of assurance that your certification includes current knowledge.
Here are a few frequently asked questions (FAQs) and answers.[qafp]