Is This for You?

If you’re looking to become a network or system administrator then this is a great course to start you on your chosen career path.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 50 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date
Study Type
In centre, online, or a combination
Training Type
50 Hours

About This Course

Domain 1 – Networking Fundamentals

The OSI Model

Topologies and Network Types

Cables and Connectors

IP Addresses and Subnets

Common Ports and Protocols

Network Services

Corporate and Datacenter Architecture

Cloud Concepts and Connectivity Options

Domain 2 – Network Implementations

Network Devices 


Ethernet Switching Features

Wireless Standards and Technologies

Domain 3 – Network Operations

Network Statistics and Sensors

Organisational Documents and Policies

High Availability and Disaster Recovery

Domain 4 – Network Security

Common Security Concepts

Common Types of Attacks

Networking Hardening Techniques

Remote Access Methods and Security

Physical Security

Domain 5 – Network Troubleshooting

The Troubleshooting Theory

Common Cable Issues and Tools

Network Software Tools and Commands

Common Wireless Issues

General Networking Issues

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Aims and Objectives

Prepare to become Network+ certified. Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to manage, maintain, troubleshoot, install, operate and configure basic network infrastructure, describe networking technologies and basic design principles.


Prior to starting this course it would be advantageous to have either 9 months+ working in an IT role and\or already obtained the A+ certification.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: –


  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

Funding & Grants:

There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

Career Path

This training can lead to a career as an IT Network Technician. Other IT careers you could work towards include IT Support Technician, Network Engineer, IT Security Analyst and IT Project Technician.

What's the Difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.