Network+ Certified Technician
Network+ certified network technicians possess the ability to install, configure and troubleshoot basic computer networking hardware, protocols and services. They work with a broad range of computer networking hardware and equipment and are needed in almost every industry and size of business.
Course to Complete
DAP-434 or DAP-486 Network+ Certification
Total number of hours: 35 hours
Licensure/certification earned: Upon successful completion of this training, you will be prepared to sit for the CompTIA Network+ certification exam.
Total approximate cost: $600
Prerequisites: A+ Certification or equivalent experience.
Information unique to the training: This is a hands-on course. Actual computers and networking equipment are used in the class.
The Network+ certification is a solid foundation for other certification programs, such as
Security+ certification (TEC-426), CCNA Certification (TEC-272, TEC-273, TEC-274, and TEC-275) and CISSP certification (DAP-453.)
Estimated hourly pay*: $31/hr.
*Salaries are estimates only, and are based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics,
Occupational Outlook Handbook.
CompTIA requires that A+, Network+ and Security+ certifications obtained in 2011 or later be renewed every three years. Visit CompTIA for details. Carroll offers certification review and exam preparation renewal courses.