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CompTIA Network+ Technician

Course Type: Distance Learning
Institute Name: College of Management and IT (CMIT)
Fee: on request
Course Locations: *Nationwide*
Application Deadline: Course Runs Regularly

Course Details

Course Details 

CompTIA is the Computing Technology Industry Association with over 20,000 members worldwide. The CompTIA Network+ certification is the world standard entry-level qualification for computer technicians and engineers, recognised by employers everywhere. It validates IT hardware and software technical skills and confirms a technician's ability to perform tasks such as installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and networking. This course covers the latest syllabus. Companies such as Dell, HP, Ricoh, Sharp and Xerox recommend or require CompTIA Network+ for their networking technicians. It is a technical prerequisite option for IT technicians seeking to join the Apple Consultants Network, and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense.

This comprehensive elearning course prepares students for the Network+ Certification from CompTIA. The course is completed online, at your own time, at a location that suits you. You progress through the course materials and complete the online lessons and tests. 

All courseware includes practice labs, exercises and practice exams, and a proven track record of getting learners certified.

Our eLearning courses provide expert instructor-led training, set in our advanced self-study format with enhanced user controls, which allows you to recreate a classroom experience, anytime, anywhere. Our training is developed by a Microsoft Certified Partner and CompTIA Board Member, guaranteeing our course curriculum not only meets but exceeds your certification training needs.


Topics Covered in this Course

Network Concepts

Explain the function of common networking protocols (such as TCP/IP)

Classify how applications, devices, and protocols relate to the OSI model layers

Installation and Configuration

Categorise standard media types and associated properties

Categorise standard connector types based on network media

Describe different network topologies

Ethernet Basics

Modern Ethernet

Installing a network

Troubleshoot common router and switch problems

Plan and implement a basic SOHO network

Media and Typologies

Connectors, Cables

Wide and Local Area Networks

Network Typologies

Network Management

Explain the purpose and features of various network appliances

Use the appropriate network monitoring resource to analyse traffic

Describe the purpose of configuration management documentation

Explain different methods and rationales for network performance optimisation

Network Security

Describe the components of a wireless network

Set up and configure a wireless network

Troubleshoot a wireless network

Practice Exams

Sample Exams that will help you prepare for the CompTIA Network+ N10-005 exam.

Who should complete this course? 

Network Technicians, IT Technician, Enterprise Technician, PC Technician.

Desktop Support Technician, Field Technician, PC Support Specialist.

People considering a career as a PC Network Technician.

Entry Requirements / Prerequisites 

CompTIA A+ certification and nine months networking experience is recommended.


Once you successfully pass the programme, you will receive a Certificate in PC Networking from CMIT.

You may optionally take an exam to receive CompTIA certification. This is assessed through a computer-based multiple-choice exam (N10-005). Exam fees are not included in the course price.

Technical Requirements 

Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8.

1Gb of Memory.

Flash Player 8 or higher.

Internet access with Internet Explorer 7+, Firefox, Chrome or Safari.


Once you successfully pass the programme, you will receive a Certificate in PC Networking from CMIT.

Following completion of the CompTIA exam, you will receive CompTIA Network+ Certification.

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