On course completion, you will be able to:
- Describe the features of different network protocols and
products for LANs, WANs, and wireless networks.
- Understand the functions and features of TCP/IP addressing and
- Identify threats to network resources and appropriate security
- Install and configure network cabling and appliances.
- Manage, monitor, and troubleshoot networks.
CompTIA Network+ is aimed at IT professionals with job
roles such as network administrator, network technician, network
installer, help desk technician and IT cable installer.
Ideally, you should have successfully completed the "CompTIA A+
Support Skills" course, achieved CompTIA A+ certification, and have
around 9-12 months' experience of networking support or IT
administration. It is not necessary that you pass the A+ exams
before completing Network+ certification, but it is
Regardless of whether you have passed A+, it is recommended that
you have the following skills and knowledge before starting this
- 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.