This course is intended for those wishing to qualify with CompTIA Network+ certification. CompTIA's Network+ Certification is a foundation-level certification designed for IT professionals with around 1 year's experience whose job role is focused on network administration.
This exam will certify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to troubleshoot, configure, and manage common network devices; establish basic network connectivity; understand and maintain network documentation; identify network limitations and weaknesses; and implement network security, standards, and protocols. The candidate will have a basic understanding of enterprise technologies, including cloud and virtualization technologies.
CompTIA Network+ is the first certification IT professionals specializing in network administration and support should earn. Network+ is aimed at IT professionals with job roles such as network administrator, network technician, network installer, help desk technician and IT cable installer.
*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware, exam, or lunch. Course is subject to minimum enrollment. Course may run virtually as a Virtual Instructor-Led (VILT) class if minimum enrollment is not met.
To get started with this course, you should have obtained the A+ certification, and/or have around 9-12 months' experience of IT administration. It is not necessary that you pass the A+ exams before attempting Network+ certification, but it is recommended.
Specifically, it is recommended that you have the following skills and knowledge before starting this course:
Configure and support PC, laptop, mobile (smartphone / tablet), and print devices.
Know basic network terminology and functions (such as Ethernet, TCP/IP, switches, routers).
Configure and manage users, groups, and shared resources in a simple SOHO network.
Understand the use of basic access control measures, such as authentication, security policy, encryption, and firewalls.