CompTIA Network+ helps develop a career in IT infrastructure covering troubleshooting, configuring, and managing networks.

Network+ ensures an IT professional has the knowledge and skills to:

  • 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

CompTIA Network+ N10-008 will be available September 2021. More details coming soon!

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What Skills Will You Learn?


Networking Concepts

Explain the purpose of a variety of networking concepts and implement them appropriately



Determine & explain the appropriate cabling, device and storage technologies


Network Operations

Use best practices to manage the network, determine policies & ensure business continuity


Network Security

Summarize physical security & common attacks while securing the wired and wireless network


Network Troubleshooting & Tools

Explain the network troubleshooting methodology & appropriate tools to support connectivity & performance

Companies that trust CompTIA Network+ include


Jobs that use Network+

Junior Network Administrator

Computer Technician

Network Field Technician

Help Desk Technician

Junior System Engineer

System Engineer

IS Consultant

Network Support Specialist

Network Field Engineer

Network Analyst

Exam Details

Exam Codes N10-007 
Launch Date March 2018
Exam Description CompTIA Network+ N10-007 has been updated and reorganized to address the current networking technologies with expanded coverage of several domains by adding:
  • Critical security concepts to helping networking professionals work with security practitioners
  • Key cloud computing best practices and typical service models
  • Coverage of newer hardware and virtualization techniques
  • Concepts to give individuals the combination of skills to keep the network resilient
Number of Questions Maximum of 90 questions
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops and performance-based
Length of Test 90 Minutes
Passing Score 720 (on a scale of 100-900)
Recommended Experience CompTIA A+ Certification and At least 9 to 12 months of networking experience
Languages English, German, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese
Retirement  Summer 2022
Testing Provider  Pearson VUE
Price $338 USD (See all pricing)

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CompTIA Network+ N10-007:
What’s in this version

The new exam has been updated and reorganized to address the current networking technologies including the following:

  • Critical security concepts to helping networking professionals work with security practitioners
  • Cloud computing best practices & coverage of newer hardware and virtualization techniques
  • Concepts to give individuals the skills to keep the network resilient

How Does CompTIA Network+ Compare?


 Cisco CCENT Cisco CCNAMicrosoft MTA/Networking Fundamentals
Performance Based Questions 
Exam FocusJob role based. Covers networking technologies across all vendors & solutions.Not job role based. Entry level networking for Cisco products & solutions.Job role based. Networking for Cisco products & solutions.Not job role based. Minimal introduction to networking.
Experience LevelCompTIA A+ &/or a minimum of 9 months networking experience recommendedNone1-3 years experienceNone
Vendor Neutral   

Exam Preparation

CompTIA offers a wealth of certification training that is designed for exam success. Find out more and explore all training options.

eLearning with CompTIA CertMaster Learn for Network+

Train anywhere, anytime. Master all exam objectives through learning content that is enhanced with videos, flash cards and performance-based questions. Confirm your learning progress with an included practice test.


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Interactive Labs with CompTIA Labs for Network+

Supercharge your certification training with hands-on, browser-based virtual lab environments. Jump into the role of an administrator, complete basic to advanced tasks and quickly understand the impact of the system changes you make.


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Exam Prep with CompTIA CertMaster Practice for Network+

Go into your Network+ certification exam with confidence. Adaptive exam preparation in this intelligent online training companion will reinforce what you already know and fill the gaps in areas you need to improve.


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Study Guides for Network+

Developed by CompTIA for the CompTIA certification candidate, Study Guides are available in print or eBook format and packed with informative and engaging content tied to exam objectives.



Video Training with ITProTV for Network+

Together with our partner ITProTV, CompTIA offers videos moderated by Network+ experts who explain the exam objectives of A+ in a talk show format that is easy to follow.


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Instructor-Led Training

Whether you’re looking for in-classroom or live online training, CompTIA offers best-in-class instructor-led training for both individuals and teams. You can also find training among CompTIA’s vast network of Authorized Training Partners.


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Keep your certification up to date with CompTIA’s Continuing Education (CE) program. It’s designed to be a continued validation of your expertise and a tool to expand your skillset. It’s also the ace up your sleeve when you’re ready to take the next step in your career.

Get the most out of your certification
Information technology is an incredibly dynamic field, creating new opportunities and challenges every day. Participating in our Continuing Education program will enable you to stay current with new and evolving technologies and remain a sought-after IT and security expert.

The CompTIA Continuing Education program
Your CompTIA Network+ certification is good for three years from the day of your exam. The CE program allows you to extend your certification in three-year intervals through activities and training that relate to the content of your certification. Like Network+ itself, CompTIA Network+ ce also carries globally-recognized ISO/ANSI accreditation status.

It’s easy to renew
You can participate in a number of activities and training programs, including higher certifications, to renew your CompTIA Network+ certification. Complete CertMaster CE, an online, self-paced CE course, or collect at least 30 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in three years, upload them to your certification account, and Network+ will automatically renew.

Want more details? Learn more about the CompTIA Continuing Education program.

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CEUs needed for renewal

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CompTIA Network+ (N10-007) Purchase Options

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For young professionals going into IT, Network+ gives them all the tools to survive when they’re just starting.

Elmarine Jiminez,
University of Technology, Jamaica

Network+ certification gets you to the top of the candidate list.

Ryan Frillman,
Director, Information Security and Compliance, The Laclede Group

I always look for CompTIA Network+ on a job applicant’s resume because it tells me they’re motivated to learn.

Richard Johns,
Engineer, Spherion

A Network+ certification is proof that you have what your employer is looking for.

Josh Gilliland,
Sr. Systems Engineer, Government Employees Health Association