CompTIA Network+ Textbook CompTIA Accredited Course – Code: CMT02N - Academy of York

CompTIA Network+ Textbook CompTIA Accredited Course – Code: CMT02N


CompTIA Network+

The CompTIA Network+ (2009 Edition) certification is an internationally recognized validation of the technical knowledge required of foundation-level IT network practitioners. The CompTIA Network+ certification ensures that the successful candidate has the important knowledge and skills necessary to manage, maintain, troubleshoot, install, operate and configure basic network infrastructure, describe networking technologies, basic design principles, and adhere to wiring standards and use testing tools.

Course Overview

  • Networking Basics
  • Wired computer-to-computer connections
  • Network-to-network connections
  • Wired Internet devices
  • Wired communication standards
  • Security threats and mitigations
  • Security practices
  • Network access control
  • Monitoring
  • Troubleshooting

Entry Requirements

Students taking this course should have academic training with a CompTIA A+ certification.

Study period: up to 6 months

Additional Requirements

We recommend the following requirements for a standard PC setup

  • Personal computer with minimum 1GHz (x86) or 1.4GHz (x64) processor (2GHz or faster recommended).
  • 1 GB of RAM or more (4 GB recommended; 8 GB enables you to host all the virtual machines specified for all the practical exercises in the book).
  • DVD-ROM drive or DVD-Writer drive
  • Super VGA (1,024 x 768) or higher resolution video adapter and monitor.
  • Keyboard and Microsoft mouse or compatible pointing device.
  • Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista or Windows 7
  • 40 GB free hard disk space (60 GB recommended; 80 GB enables you to host all the virtual machines specified for all the practical exercises in the book

CompTIA Assessment and Certification

Once you have successfully completed and passed your assignments you will be ready to write the exam. On successful completion of your external exams you will receive the internationally recognised CompTIA N+ Certificate.

The CompTIA N+ Course is externally examined at Pearson VUE Testing Centres. You will need to contact your nearest testing Centre two weeks in advance, before writing the external exams. Please note that your exam fees are not included in your tuition fee. Your exam can be booked online at

AOY Accreditation

Academy of York is accredited by FASSET SETA, SAIOSH, HWSETA, SABPP, PMSA, CompTIA, COMENSA and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB), and is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a Private College.

This course is accredited by CompTIA.

Course Name: CompTIA N+(CMT02N)
Price Before bursary R10,000
Price after bursary R6,000*
Once off payment price R5,400
Payment Plan R500 over 12 months
Study period: 6 months Registration fee: R600
Course Name: CompTIA N+ & S+(CMTNS1)
Price Before bursary R 16,333
Price after bursary R9,800*
Once off payment price R8,800
Payment Plan R700 over 14 months
Study period: 12 months Registration fee: R900
Course Name: CompTIA A+, N+, S+
Price Before bursary R26,667
Price after bursary R16,000*
Once off payment price R14,500
Payment Plan R800 over 20 months
Study period: 18 months Registration fee: R1,500

*Prospective students need to contact Academy of York to determine if they qualify for a bursary

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