CompTIA Network+

Course Code: CR_KINET_6 Delivery: Part-time, Online Duration:  12 weeks (2 evenings/week)Application Closing Date: 30th September 2016 Hosting Academic Department: Computing






The programme is an excellent primer in networks and will provide the student with excellent foundational skills from a theoretical and practically perspective so that they may pursue more advanced accreditations in the networking area such as the Cisco Certified Network Associate (also offered by Cork Institute of Technology) and the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer. The programme addresses core areas of networking such as the OSI and TCP/IP models, IP Addressing, Subnetting, Physical Network Topologies, Cabling, Router, Switches, Firewalls, Wireless Technologies and LAN/WAN environments.

The CompTIA Network + certification prepares students for the CompTIA Network + certification exam which is an industry wide respected certification of competency in Networking technologies.


Admission Requirements:
None specifically but the course is best suited to someone in IT Support, Network Administration or a PC Technician. It would also benefit someone who has already achieved the CompTIA A+ certification.

Programme Objectives

  • Understand the functions of various network connectivity devices.
  • Implement a Network installation and use network applications.
  • Work with client/server and multi-vendor environments.
  • Examine the TCP/IP suite, WAN technologies and remote connectivity.
  • Install and support Windows NT and establish network printing.
  • Learn how to maintain network security and troubleshoot Industry.


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