The CompTIA Network+ Certification course builds on existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer operating systems and networks to present fundamental skills and concepts that students will use on the job in any type of networking career. If students are pursuing a CompTIA technical certification path, the CompTIA A+ certification is an excellent first step to take before preparing for the CompTIA Network+ certification.
This course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems, who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of networking concepts and skills to prepare for a career in network support or administration, or to prepare for the CompTIA Network+ certification.
A typical student in the CompTIA Network+ Certification course should have nine months or more of professional computer support experience as a PC technician or help desk technician. Network experience is helpful but not required; A+ certification or the equivalent skills and knowledge is helpful but not required.
An introductory course in a Windows operating system, or equivalent skills and knowledge, is required. Also, the CompTIA A+ certification, or the equivalent skills and knowledge, is helpful but not required.
This course is preparation for the CompTIA Network+™ Certification exam