CompTIA Network+ Course

Welcome to Network+ certification course. This course is designed to take you through every topic you’ll need to know to be able to pass the Network+ exam from CompTIA.

If you’re already familiar with CompTIA, then you know that the CompTIA certification exams are among the most popular IT industry certification exams in the world. They allow you to build a solid foundation that you can use to get a job or get a better job. And in some organizations, having your Network+ is a requirement for earning a job in that organization.

And whether you decide to sit for your Network+ exam or not, you’ll have the satisfaction of learning something new.

CompTIA is the computing technology industry association. It is the largest provider of vendor neutral IT certifications in the world. The members of CompTIA are companies that manufacture, distribute, and resell this type of technology. And instead of those companies having their own individual certifications, they instead, rely on CompTIA to create a centralized vendor neutral certification.

CompTIA certification exams are available in over 100 countries around the world and in many different languages. So no matter where you happen to be, you have the opportunity to earn one of these CompTIA certifications.

This course is for the Network+ exam.This course is designed to give you exactly what you need to know to earn that Network+ certification, and I’ve created bit-sized videos that follow along with the CompTIA exam objectives.

The Network+ exam is 90-minutes long, and you could get a maximum of 90 questions on the exam. The passing score is 720, in a scale of 100 to 900. And we think that every question is worth a different number of points so it’s difficult to determine what percentage of questions you have to get right to earn that passing score.

On the exam, you’ll have the traditional multiple choice questions, where you might choose A, B, C, or D to get the correct answer, but you might also get what CompTIA calls, performance-based questions. These might be fill-in-the-blank or matching questions. You might have to put things in a particular order. They might give you a scenario and have you complete that scenario online. Or they might provide a command prompt and ask you to perform a particular function.

If you’re prepping for your exam, one of the most important things you can do is to download the exam objectives from the CompTIA website. They will tell you exactly what you need to know before you walk in the door of the exam room. Of course, these videos are available for you to watch, and all of the topics from those exam objectives are covered in this video series.

Best of luck with your studies, and I’ll look forward to seeing you earn that Network+ certification.

Your Instructor

Michael C. Redman
Michael C. Redman
After graduating from the Cisco Networking Academy with honors, he’s achieved AAS degrees in Computer Networking and Network Security, as well as BS in Network Engineering. Twice awarded the National Science Foundation Scholarship; and a recognized SME by the CSIAC, CompTIA, and ISC2. He has sat on the advisory boards for both undergraduate colleges as well as served as the Chair - Cybersecurity Training Working Group for the US Army. Michael has a demonstrated ability to deliver complex technical instruction in a clear and understandable manor. This ability earned him recognition by the Southern Association of Colleges as an outstanding educator in 2010.
Michael has served as the Sr. cybersecurity advisor to a 1, 2 and 3 Star commander(s) and senior executive management regarding advanced techniques and developments in the Information Assurance / Cybersecurity arena of Automated Information Systems (AIS). Responsible to both identify risk and recommend appropriate countermeasure within the enclave, isolated and tactical computing environments of the DoD. He has a proven ability to manage highly technical staff working with multiple levels of data sensitivity [ranging from Public to Top Secret/SCI] with duties ranging from design and architecture, security engineering, installation, and integration of systems and/or enclaves.
As a fully qualified United States Marine Corps NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) validator, Michael is responsible for the planning, organization and execution of risk management assessment for Department of Defense Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) activities, identifying security vulnerabilities utilizing a variety of classic and modern exploit tools and techniques. He is a highly skilled IT consultant focusing on large-scale software upgrades and rollouts, network troubleshooting, modernization and design. Configuration and support for Intrusion Detection/Protection Systems, Firewalls, and Network Security. Michael has also provided network modernization and design consulting services for the Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps specializing in secure virtual infrastructure design and deployment.
Additionally, he has helped many IT professionals achieve not only their desired certifications but also, their advanced degrees in both Computer Networking and Network Security. Michael’s students have gone on to secure employment within the DoD, State, Federal and commercial arenas.

Michael is certified in and has authored courses in Cisco ICND 1 & 2, EC|Council Certified Ethical Hacker, CompTIA Security+, Network+, Linux+, and CASP, ISACA CISM, and CISA, and ISC2 CISSP and CAP. With an active TS/SCI, he’s been a speaker at the Atlanta Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Summit, NETCOM Cybersecurity Workshop and Cybersecurity informational workshops for corporate companies like HP, Booze Allen and Northrup Grumman, Harris Communications and others.

Frequently Asked Questions

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