A career in IT can be fulfilling as well as lucrative. And the huge global IT and cybersecurity skills shortages mean there has never been a better time to explore career options in the sector.

Unlike other subjects, in IT there is only so far you can go with purely theoretical knowledge. To gain a deeper understanding you need hands-on practice within a live, real-world IT environment.

It’s that hands-on experience and practical knowledge that employers are looking for.

And that’s exactly what you get with our Practice Labs solution.

Aligned with course content and certifications from the leading IT vendors

Covering all the critical IT topics

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How does it work?

Our co-founder, Ricky Doyle, explains what a Practice Lab is and how it works.

Extend your IT skills and enhance your career prospects with our live Practice Labs and Exam Preps:

  • Practice, learn from your mistakes and gain confidence within a safe, live-lab environment.
  • 24/7 access to the latest devices, hardware and software via your web browser.
  • Real, live IT equipment (not a simulation in sight!).
  • Explore different IT disciplines to find out where your talents lie.
  • Follow comprehensive lab guides or opt to freestyle.
  • Prepare for IT certification and improve your chances of exam success.
  • Embed your existing knowledge and prove your IT competence to assessors and employers.
  • Enhance your career prospects.
  • Multiple device Practice Labs allow simultaneous access to different technologies.
  • Gain mastery via a limitless number of real-world scenarios, emulating those you’re likely to encounter in the workplace.
  • Experiment freely and extend your IT skills within a risk-free sandbox environment.
  • Explore ethical hacking and red team/blue team cybersecurity tactics.
  • Learn how to identify common security breaches and ways to counter them.
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Thank you for being a part of my passing CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional).

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Without Practice Labs resources and many others, passing CCNA R&S would have been a whole lot tougher. Thank you, I couldn't have done it without your Labs @PracticeLabs.

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Real VMs (virtual machines) in this lab - that is FANTASTIC!!! Thank you.

Independent end-user review of our CompTIA Network+ Practice Lab
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You honestly won't believe how thorough and how much it sticks EXACTLY to the exam blueprint. I can't recommend them enough!

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Nice job on emulating real world experience!

Independent end-user review of our CompTIA Linux+ Practice Lab
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The tutorials are amazing – 10/10 all day long!

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Awesome lab environment!

Independent end-user review of our CompTIA Linux+ Practice Lab
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I am solving many issues from Networking to Security by using their labs, the benefits are huge because you're using real equipment with thorough tutorials.

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