This course is free for job-seekers, please sign up at your local Department of Social Protection or INTREO office. (Click here to find your local office.)

Please quote course code: NC 09850

This online course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to troubleshoot, configure and manage common network wireless and wired devices; establish basic network design and connectivity; understand and maintain network documentation; identify network limitations and weaknesses, and implement network security, standards and protocols.

You will also get a basic understanding of emerging technologies, including unified communications, and mobile, cloud and virtualisation technologies.

Before enrolling on this course, you should have:

  • CompTIA A+ certification or equivalent knowledge
  • At least nine to 12 months of work experience in IT networking

The course will teach you how to:

  • Establish basic network design and connectivity
  • Understand and maintain network documentation
  • Identify network limitations and weaknesses
  • Implement network security, standards and protocols

On successful completion, you will achieve the CompTIA Network+ N10-007 certification.

During the course, you will receive:

  • All course content
  • Practice exercises and quizzes
  • A practice exam
  • A certification exam voucher 

Exam: CompTIA Network+ N10-007 

Certification launch date: March 2018

Certification retirement date: Usually three years after launch

Recommended duration: 14 weeks

Fee-paying information: This course is not available to purchase

Prerequisites: CompTIA A+ 900 Series - 08529

Recommended prerequisite: You should be computer literate, a logical thinker, a problem solver and have an eye for detail. Microsoft Technology Associate Networking (98-366)

Suggested progression courses: CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 - N59, CCNA Routing and Switching Certification

This course is free for job-seekers. Sign up at your local Department of Social Protection or Intreo office. (Click here to find your local office.)

Please quote course code: NC 09665

This online course covers the most important foundational principles for securing a network and managing risk. Access control, identity management and cryptography are examined, as well as the selection of appropriate mitigation and deterrent techniques to address network attacks and vulnerabilities. Security concerns associated with cloud computing, BYOD (bring your own device) and SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) are also addressed.

Click here for full details on the CompTIA Security+ course.

During the course, you will receive:

  • All course content
  • Practice exercises and quizzes
  • A practice exam
  • A certification exam voucher 

ExamCompTIA Security+ SY0-501

Certification launch date:  October 4, 2017

Certification retirement date: Usually three years after launch 

Recommended duration: 16 weeks

Fee-paying information: This course is not available to purchase

Prerequisites: CompTIA A+ 900 Series - 08529CompTIA Network+ N10-006 - 19N

Suggested progression courses:  CCNA Routing and Switching Certification, MCSA: Windows Server 2012 - N29