CompTIA Network+

Exam Code N10-005
 
Network+ Certification The CompTIA Network+ certification is the sign of a qualified networking professional.

The exam covers network technologies, installation and configuration, media and topologies, management, and security. Candidate job roles include network administrator, network technician, network installer, help desk technician and IT cable installer.

Companies such as Dell, HP, Ricoh, Sharp and Xerox recommend or require CompTIA Network+ for their networking technicians. It is a technical prerequisite option for IT technicians seeking to join the Apple Consultants Network, and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense.

The current version of CompTIA Network+, exam code N10-005, was released Dec. 1, 2011. The revised objectives address virtual networking and give increased attention to network security and coverage of the seven-layer OSI (Open System Interconnection) model.

CompTIA is an ANSI accredited Certifier - 0731. The CompTIA Network+ce program is included in the scope of this accreditation. The CompTIA Network+ certification may be kept current through the CompTIA Continuing Education program.

Test Details
Number of questions Maximum of 100 questions
Type of questions Multiple choice and performance-based
Length of test 90 minutes
Passing score 720 (on a scale of 100-900)
Recommended experience CompTIA A+ certification and nine months networking experience
Languages English, Japanese, German, Simplified Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Traditional Chinese
Exam codes N10-005
JK0-019 (for CompTIA Academy Partners only)

 
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    • CompTIA Network+ Certification Advisory Committee
      Name Company
      Craig Cohen HCS Technology Group
      Robert C. Deadman Ivy Tech Community College
      Jay Gagliardo Ricoh Americas Corporation
      John Knight Ivy Tech Community College Northeast
      Justin Opatrny General Mills Inc.
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