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Network+ CompTIA

Course Code: BSCN05

Level: 5
Subject area: Media, Games & Computing
Awarding body: City College Plymouth
Qualification: College Certificate
Course type: Short course
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One week
When you'll study: Monday to Friday, 8.45am - 5.00pm

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About the course

City College is proud to partner with distinguished local cyber-security training and consultancy company, Bluescreen IT, to present this course. Thirteen years’ experience of working with high profile clients, including NATO and the UK Government, have earned Bluescreen IT Microsoft Gold Certified Partner status – the highest accreditation the global tech giant can bestow on an independent company.

On this course, industry experienced trainers will help you gain your Network+ entry-level certification for networking technicians. Network+ technicians have the understanding to successfully implement an internetwork into an organisation according to the corporate needs. Bluescreen IT are the only provider in the country with GCHQ accreditation for the delivery of their security courses, so you can be sure you’ll receive a high-quality qualification.

Participants on this course could save 50% off the cost of their Microsoft exams and up to 50% off books and e-books from Microsoft Press. The course fee includes all software and learning materials.

What you'll learn

Topics covered on this course include:

Topologies and Infrastructure

  • topologies and the OSI model
  • ethernet
  • hubs, bridges and switches
  • infrastructure and design.

Addressing and Routing

  • internet protocol
  • IPv4 addressing
  • DHCP and APIPA
  • IPv6 addressing
  • routing.

Troubleshooting and Management

  • transport protocols
  • name resolution
  • troubleshooting
  • applications and services
  • management and monitoring
  • cloud and virtualisation.


  • network sites
  • installing cable
  • installing wireless networks
  • WAN technologies
  • installing remote access links.


  • vulnerabilities and threats
  • security appliances
  • authentication
  • incident response
  • change and configuration management.
Entry requirements

You should have basic PC skills, including basic PC navigation, mouse and keyboard skills and general understanding of the point and click mouse concept. No previous experience or certification is necessary as this is an entry level certification.


You will be assessed by an exam (N10-006).

What's next?

On successful completion of this course, you can benefit from increased employability in the IT sector.

Important information

“Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2016/17 (August 2016 – July 2017). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2018/19.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to foundation degrees or access to higher education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)”

Short course

Course Code: BSCN05

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £950

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A
19 - 23 A
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.