Skip to main content
Computer Science
Level 3



5 weeks


Rush Green Campus


Apr 2024


Adult 19+


Digital & IT

Earn an internationally recognised IT qualification in computer networks which is developed by industry experts.

You will earn the skills to be able to troubleshoot, configure and manage systems. Get trained to work with a variety of hardware, software, and networks so that you can pursue a career as a network professional.

The CompTIA Network+ course covers the technical skills needed to securely establish, maintain, and troubleshoot the important networks that businesses depend on. This course prepares and equips you with the knowledge and skills you require to be able to support networks on any platform. The specific skills covers are as follows:

Networking Fundamentals: Explain basic networking concepts including network services, physical connections, topologies and architecture, and cloud connectivity.

Network Implementations: Explain routing technologies and networking devices; deploy ethernet solutions and configure wireless technologies.

Network Operations: Monitor and optimize networks to ensure business continuity.

Network Security: Explain security concepts and network attacks in order to harden networks against threats.

Network Troubleshooting: Troubleshoot common cable, connectivity, and software issues related to networking.

To receive the full CompTIA Network+ N10-007 & N10-008 certification, you will need to pass exams.

The exams will test your knowledge of networking fundamentals, network implementations, network operations, network security, and network troubleshooting.

The course is taught using a blended learning approach, offering a highly interactive and engaging learning environment with video demonstrations, and multimedia presentations to assist with your study. There are also quizzes and exam simulations after each module to strengthen your confidence and aid progression to the next stage.

CompTIA recommends having the CompTIA A+ certification or equivalent knowledge, and at least some experience in IT or a networking infrastructure environment.

The CompTIA Network+ certification is the widely recognized industry standard for establishing a career in IT infrastructure covering troubleshooting, configuring, and managing networks. With a Network+ certification, you can become eligible for a diverse range of jobs in networking.

These jobs include:

  • Network Administrator
  • Computer Technician
  • Network Field Technicia
  • Help Desk Technician
  • Junior System Engineer
  • System Engineer
  • IS Consultant
  • Network Support Specialist
  • Network Field Engineer
  • Network Analyst
East London Institute of Technology

The Institute of Technology is a brand new purpose-built building for advanced technologies that has been designed to boost skills and deliver advanced and higher-level specialist training in emerging occupations so you're ready for the jobs of the future.

Find out more
Where it can lead to
You could progress to the following courses
Career progression

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.