Comptia are basically like the DVLA in terms of being the “association” that will give you your IT driving licence equivalent. You need to have a Comptia qualification to show you know the basics of IT. All employers and recruiters will want this before they offer you your first job in IT.
CompTIA is the Computing Technology Industry Association. It’s a non-profit trade association which issues professional certifications for the information technology industry. It is considered one of the IT industry’s top trade associations