This is a G3 FastForward Grant Program:
These programs are short-term training courses resulting in industry credentials for high-demand professions in our region. If you have been a Virginia resident for at least the past 12 months, you may be able to take this class for 1/3 of the full cost (FastForward price) or at $0 cost if you qualify for G3. See our G3 Financial Assistance Grant
information. Please contact our office via phone (540-868-7021) or email WorkforceAID@LaurelRidge.edu
prior to registering.
CompTIA Network+ Prep Program Pricing:
- Regular/Full Price: $1,995
- FastForward Price: $665
- FastForward plus G3 Price: $0
CompTIA A+ or 9-12 months of networking experience*
*If you have at least 9 months to 1 year of experience in the IT field, you may qualify for an exemption from this prerequisite. If interested in an exemption, you will be required to submit at least one of the following:
- Transcripts from an accredited institution in which computer classes were taken AND a minimum grade of a C or better earned for those classes.
- A current job description listing your daily duties.
This course will cover the Network+ exam objectives from the following five domains: network architecture, network operations, network security, troubleshooting, and industry standards. You will concentrate on the configuration, management, and troubleshooting of common wired and wireless network devices, define the appropriate cabling and device technologies, determine the network troubleshooting methodology and appropriate tools, and examine physical security and common attacks while securing wired and wireless networks. At the end of this course, you will have learned the essentials needed to successfully pass the CompTIA Network+ Exam N10-008 . Exam and materials are included.
What to Expect:
This course is 40 hours of instruction and hands-on learning delivered over the period of 5 weeks. This course will cover the Network + exam objectives from the following five domains Network Architecture, Network Operations, Network Security, Troubleshooting, and Industry Standards. This highly interactive course will teach you the essentials to successfully pass the CompTIA Network + Exam. It is very fast-paced. An additional 20 hours or more of study time outside class hours will be expected. Students must have reliable internet at home to complete the labs and other assigned homework. Instructors will provide students with all materials and codes on the first day of class. Instructors will also provide students with specific dates and instructions for testing.
Student Handbook and Resources:
- CompTIA Network+ (N10-008)