Skillpipe eBook delivery

Our complete range of CompTIA learning content is available for delivery through Arvato’s Skillpipe platform, as an alternative to printed books.

Skillpipe is a simple browser-based app that enables you to read gtslearning’s CompTIA content as an eBook. It’s widely used in the IT training industry and will be familiar to anyone who has taken a Microsoft Official Curriculum course.

Content can be accessed online using most browsers and offline with a free Windows desktop app, plus iOS and Android apps for smartphone/tablet.

Easy to access, easy to use

You can add bookmarks and annotations as well as search content, making it a powerful tool for study. You can also print off content a chapter at a time.

All Skillpipe eBooks are fully-illustrated and contain the same CompTIA CAQC-approved learning materials as our printed books.

Buy online and get instant activation through the Skillpipe platform.


What’s included?

 IT FundamentalsCompTIA A+CompTIA Network+CompTIA Security+CompTIA CySA+CompTIA Server+
Official CompTIA Content learning resources
Integrated Professor Messer videos
Practice tests
Lab manual
Optional Self-Study Online Labs
Optional Classroom Online Labs

* Lab manual available from May 2017

Cost-effective alternative to printed materials

Integrated Professor Messer

Professor Messer has long been a champion of CompTIA certification students. His clear, concise online training videos have been watched by thousands. gtslearning has an exclusive relationship with Professor Messer to integrate his videos within our books and online learning materials. We also work together to develop new content for updated exam releases.

Our Skillpipe eBooks include hyperlinks to Professor Messer’s videos for CompTIA A+, Network+ and Security+.

Complete student and instructor resources

All gtslearning titles are provided with comprehensive student resources to ensure first-time, every-time qualification. Instructor resources including classroom setup guides, PowerPoint slides and much more are available to help classroom delivery.

Optional live practice labs

With the move towards performance-based certification exams, it’s essential that students have practical skills to back up their knowledge. All CompTIA Skillpipe eBooks are available as cost-saving bundles with live practice labs. Find out more…

Optional classroom live labs

We also offer a classroom live labs solution for your students, with labs that match gtslearning’s courseware content. This provides an easy way to deliver the practical element of each course without the need for expensive equipment or time-consuming setup. Find out more about classroom live labs.

System requirements

Skillpipe eReading is delivered through a web browser or an app.

Web browser access 

If you are accessing Skillpipe through a browser, make sure it has been updated to the latest version (good practice in any case!) and then visit

The following browsers are supported by Skillpipe:

  • Edge
  • Internet Explorer
  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Safari

Skillpipe apps

If you are accessing Skillpipe with certain devices or only have a limited internet bandwidth, the Skillpipe apps are your best option. Our apps allow you to download the courses and access them while you are offline.

Please note that being offline prevents the system from synchronizing your notes, bookmarks and progress with your account.

For the best learning experience we encourage you to use Skillpipe while having an active internet connection – for example, Professor Messer videos are only available online.

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