The CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-005) course builds on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer operating systems and networks to present the fundamental skills and concepts that you will need to use on the job in any type of networking career. If you 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.
The CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-005) course can benefit you in two ways. It can assist you if you are preparing to take the CompTIA® Network+® examination (Exam N10-005). Also, if your job duties include network troubleshooting, installation, or maintenance, or if you are preparing for any type of network-related career, it provides the background knowledge and skills you will require to be successful.
This course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with a basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems to prepare for the CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-005), or who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of networking concepts and acquire the required skills to prepare for a career in network support or administration. A typical student taking the CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-005) course should have a minimum of nine months or more of professional computer support experience as a PC or help desk technician. Networking experience is helpful but not mandatory; A+ certification or equivalent skills and knowledge is helpful but not mandatory.
To ensure your success, you will need basic Windows end-user computer skills. To meet this prerequisite, you can take any one or more of the following courses, or have equivalent experience:
- Using Microsoft® Windows® 8
- Microsoft® Windows® 8 Transition from Windows® 7
In addition, we highly recommend that you hold the CompTIA A+ certification, or have equivalent skills and knowledge. You may want to take the following course: CompTIA® A+® Certification: A Comprehensive Approach (Exams 220-801 and 220-802)
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