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CompTIA Net+ Certification Training With Exam Voucher

Free CUNY Career Pathways Program

Mon & Weds, 6 - 9:30 pm, 4/26 - 6/28, 6 -9:30 pm, 72 hours, including hands-on labs No class 5/31
Voucher and Exam included
Prerequisite: CompTIA A+ Certification or equivalent experience, entrance exam required.

Start your IT career as a System Administrator with Net+ Certification

While some occupations have diminished or disappeared during the pandemic, IT jobs are seeing an industry boom. Entertainment, commerce, and education have moved online, and information security is on every employer’s mind. System Administrator and Information Security professionals are well paid and in high demand and unlike other professions, individuals can move up the IT career ladder to higher-level positions in System Administration and Information Security following the CompTIA  Certification Pathway (From A+ Computer Repair and Help Desk to Net+ System Administrator Level I to Security+ Information Security.

Individuals who sit for the Net+ exam (voucher included) will be encouraged to return for our CompTIA Security+ course. The career pathway choice is yours to make. Start here.

Note: A+ Certification or equivalent experience is an entrance requirement for this free program.

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Course Description

This course introduces students to the concepts and technologies underlying the interchange of information between computers and exposes them to the standards and protocols that govern the implementation and use of local area networks (LANs), private computer networks, intranets, and the worldwide network of networks known as the “Internet.” The concepts and use of electronic mail, remote computer log in, file transfer protocol, and the global information network known as the World Wide Web are discussed. Examples of these functions are provided throughout the course. Students who successfully complete this course will be prepared to take the CompTIA Network+ Certification Exam.

Net+ Certification is an essential preparation for the Security+ certification.

Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to demonstrate an ability to:

  • Identify and implement different network topologies
  • Differentiate between the OSI and DOD communications models
  • Analyze and create multiple logical IP subnets
  • Use standard cabling tools to implement a UTP cabling system/network
  • Set up a peer to peer network using client operating systems
  • Identify and troubleshoot networking problems