The CompTIA Network+ certification exam will verify the successful candidate
has the skills required to implement enterprise-level wired and wireless network
solutions; identify and troubleshoot network performance issues; and harden
networks against threats to mitigate security vulnerabilities.
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.
The major areas of emphasis include:
• IP addressing and connecting networks
• Wireless standards and technologies
• Network availability
• Securing and hardening networks
The Network+ exam covers five major domains:
• Networking Fundamentals (24%)
• Network Implementations (19%)
• Network Operations (16%)
• Network Security (19%)
• Network Troubleshooting (22%)
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.
*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware or exam. Course is subject to a minimum enrollment to run. Course may run virtually as a Virtual Instructor-Led (VILT) class if the minimum enrollment is not met. If the course is under the minimum enrollment the course may run as 4 day class (Bootcamp Style). For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 207-775-0244.