CompTIA Network+


CompTIA Network+ helps take your IT infrastructure to the next level, covering troubleshooting, configuring and managing networks.

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Thinking about a career in Networking?
CompTIA Network+ is the industry standard for establishing a career in IT and is the preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles

Differentiate Yourself With Network+

Support Networks on Any Platform
Unlike other vendor-specific networking certifications, CompTIA Network+ prepares candidates to support networks on any platform.

Learn Specific Networking Skills
CompTIA Network+ is the only certification that covers the specific skills that network professionals need.

Start Your Infrastructure Journey
We help you gain the knowledge and skills required to design and implement functional networks on the job.

CompTIA Network+ proves you have the skills required to manage today's networks

What Skills Will You Learn?

Networking Fundamentals

Explain basic networking concepts including network services, physical connections, topologies and architecture, and cloud connectivity

Network Implementations

Explain routing technologies and networking devices; deploy ethernet solutions and configure wireless technologies

Network Operations

Monitor and optimize networks to ensure business continuity

Network Security

Explain security concepts and network attacks in order to harden networks against threats

Network Troubleshooting

Troubleshoot common cable, connectivity and software issues related to networking

Organizations That Recommend or Require Network+

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Joseph Marchis
Joseph Marchis
Security engineer

"What I've learned from CompTIA Network+ made me the engineer that I am today. Network+ honed my skill as a network engineer, and security practitioner. I'm very valued by my team."

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Prove you have the skills that hiring professionals seek, and start your journey with confidence

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How Does CompTIA Network+ Compare?

 Cisco CCNA
Exam Length
1 exam, 90 minutes
1 exam, 90 minutes
Exam FocusCovers networking technologies across all vendors & solutionsCovers networking for only Cisco products & solutions
Experience LevelEarly careerEarly career
PrerequisitesCompTIA A+ and a minimum of 9-12 months of hands-on networking experience recommended1-3 years experience
Vendor Neutral 
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Exam Preparation

Keep your certification up to date with CompTIA’s Continuing Education (CE) program

Certification Renewal

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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CompTIA Network+ Purchase Options

CompTIA Network+ Exam Voucher
CompTIA Network+ Exam Retake
eBook – Official CompTIA Study Guide for Network+ (N10-008)
CompTIA CertMaster Practice for Network+ (N10-008)
CompTIA Integrated CertMaster Learn + CompTIA Labs for Network+ (N10-008)



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