The CompTIA Network+ certification is an internationally recognized validation of the technical knowledge required of foundation-level IT network practitioners.
The CompTIA Network+ certification is the sign of a qualified networking professional. The certification validates that the successful candidate has the important knowledge and skills necessary to manage, maintain, troubleshoot, install, operate and configure basic network infrastructure, describe networking technologies, basic design principles, and adhere to wiring standards and use testing tools.
CompTIA Network+ is the first step in starting a networking career, and is recognized by Microsoft as part of their program. Other corporations, such as Novell, Cisco and HP also recognize CompTIA Network+ as part of their certification tracks.
The exam addresses the latest skills needed by technicians:
- Network Technologies
- Network Installation and Configuration
- Network Media and Topologies
- Network Management
- Network Security
|Exam Name||CompTIA Network+|
|Passing score||720 (on a scale of 100-900)|
You can take your exam at our Pearson VUE test center.
CompTIA Network+: Stepping stone for network technicians and is the basis for CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associates). Cisco is the leading American and international company and developer in the networking domain.
Cisco certification is a good way to start as a junior network administrator and move up to network engineer.
Refer to our Cisco section under technical certification for more information.