One of the few consistently growing fields worldwide is computer system networking. Preparing yourself to work in this area by training for and receiving your CompTIA (Computing Technology Industry Association) Network+ Certification places you in a position to not only enter the fields of network systems and support but to quickly advance.
Areas of Study
Major areas of studies involved in this training include but is not limited to the TCP/IP fundamentals, suite utilities, and the basics of non-vendor specific operating systems, WAN/LAN elements, backbones and segments. Further skills will be taught in the areas of physical, network, data link and transport layers. You will learn the basics of network securities and remote access networking.
In short, you will leave this training with all the non-vendor specific skills that you will need to land your first job working with computer networking and network support. After completing this training you will be qualified to install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain the basic protocols, hardware, and services demanded by companies the world over.
Receiving your CompTIA Network+ certification is also a stepping stone for those who are hoping to pursue advanced certifications with Cisco, Sun, Microsoft or other vendor specific network operating systems.
Personnel with Network+ certification is quickly becoming a must have in all types of businesses from coffee shops to tech giants. Business is now done through computers. Having a Network+ certification will allow you to assist all of these companies perform at their highest possible level.
It doesn't matter if your goal is operating your own independent computer networking business or you are hoping to work for one of the Fortune 500 companies, having a Neworkt+ certification should be one of your first steps.
Below is a listing of technical schools with Network+ Certification: