CompTIA Network (PLA)

L3 Level 3
Part Time
Contact us for dates
Online
PLA: This course is free for employed adults eligible for a Personal Learning Account (PLA). To see if you could be eligible for a PLA go to www.cavc.ac.uk/PartTimeFunding - For a full list of PLA courses go to www.cavc.ac.uk/PLA

About this course

This course is now full, we are now taking applications for courses starting from September 2023. Apply now and we will contact you in July to discuss dates.

This course is intended for those who want to achieve a career in networking. 

By obtaining a ComTIA Network+ certification, you will possess the skills required to identify problems and configure and manage systems.
Earning a CompTIA Network+ certification indicates efficient networking capability and proves to employers that you have the skills required to design, manage, and maintain both wireless and wired networks. In addition, a core focus of this course regards identifying and re-configuring networks to resolve any issues.

This course will be hugely beneficial to those who wish to work as a Network Field Technician or Engineer, a Network Administrator, a Network Support Specialist, or a Network Analyst.

*This qualification is assessed by an exam*

What you will study

This course explores:

- Cards & Cabling
- Network Technologies 
- Protocols
- Extending Networks
- TCP/IP
- Client/Server Communication Layers
- Remove Connectivity 
- Network Security

Entry requirements

As this is an online course, you will require access to a computer/laptop with internet. 

Delegates are required to have some networking experience.

Important points

  • The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18.
  • Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities.
  • Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect.
  • Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice.
  • Course fees are subject to change. Your fee will be confirmed prior to enrolment.
  • All courses are accurate at the time of upload or print.
  • Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers.
  • Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
Key information

Start date

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Time of day

Day Time

Part Time

28 hours per week

Location

Online
Maps & directions
PLA: This course is free for employed adults eligible for a Personal Learning Account (PLA). To see if you could be eligible for a PLA go to www.cavc.ac.uk/PartTimeFunding - For a full list of PLA courses go to www.cavc.ac.uk/PLA

Course code

CSTIA3NET
L3

Qualification

CompTIA Network

Need to know

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