The internationally recognised CompTIA Network+ qualification covers the foundational knowledge required by today’s IT networking professional. It will give you a good understanding of the different areas of IT infrastructure with the appropriate level of difficulty for a junior network professional.
CompTIA Network+ is a performance-based certification that helps you develop a career in IT infrastructure by validating the hands-on skills needed to troubleshoot, configure and manage both wired and wireless networks.
- English and Mathematics at NQF level 3/Grade 11 or equivalent
- Completion of the CompTIA A+ programme is recommended before attempting Network+
Successful learners can enter a variety of positions in IT such as:
- Network administrator
- Network support technician
- IT support technician
- Systems administrator
- Support engineer
- IT manager
- Design and implement functional networks
- Configure, manage and maintain essential network devices
- Use devices such as switches and routers to segment network traffic and create resilient networks
- Identify benefits and drawbacks of existing network configurations
- Implement network security, standards and protocols
- Troubleshoot network problems
- Support the creation of virtualized networks
- Learn new, critical security concepts that will help you work with security practitioners
- Understand key cloud computing best practices
- Experience new hardware and virtualization techniques
- Gain exposure to new network resiliency concepts, such as network virtualization, disaster recovery and device hardening
Accreditation and Certification
UniCollege prepares you to write the external CompTIA Network+ examination by first writing an internal exam. If you pass the internal UniCollege exam, you receive the UniCollege Short Programme Certificate in Network Support.
On passing the external CompTIA Network+ exam, you receive your internationally recognised CompTIA Network+ certification.