Learn to network computers with CIE's CompTIA Network+ Certification prep course!
Cleveland Institute of Electronics has created a distance learning course that will train an individual with little or no computer networking background about computer technology and prepare
them to pass the CompTIA Network+ Certification exam.
Course 3C includes 30 lessons with instructor support that culminates in an Accredited Diploma from Cleveland Institute of Electronics.
After you complete all 30 lessons you will be prepared to take the CompTIA Network+ Certification test and do the following:
- Understand Networking Standards
- Maintain and Upgrade a Network
- Troubleshoot Network Problems
- Network with TCP/IP and the Internet
- Networking with Unix and more!
Material Covered – 30 lessons for a Diploma:
Section I: Introduction to Computers
- Introduction to Computers
- The Internet and the World Wide Web
- Application Software
- The Components of the System Unit
- Operating Systems & Utility Programs
Section II: Operating Systems
- Introduction to Operating Systems
- Computer Security Basics
- Desktop Virtualization
- Disk Operating Systems (DOS)
- Windows XP Professional
- Windows Vista and Windows 7
- Under the Windows
- Linux on the Desktop
- Mac OS X on the Desktop
- The Client Side of Networking
Section III: CompTIA Network+ Certification Preparation
- An Introduction to Networking, Networking Standards and OSI Model
- Transmission Basics and Networking Media
- Introduction to TCP/IP protocols
- Topologies & Ethernet Standards
- Networking Hardware
- WANS and Remote Connectivity
- Network Operating Systems and in-depth TCP/IP Networking
- Voice and Video Over IP
- Network Security
- Troubleshooting Network Problems
- Maintaining and Upgrading a Network, Ensuring Integrity and Availability
- Wireless Networking
Completion Time Allowed: 8 months
Earn 15 Credit Hours Toward CIE's A.A.S. Computer Degree
Special Offer to New Students - ends May 31st.
Enroll on-line in Course 3C for only $10 down & SAVE 35% off tuition. Tuition is now only $917.
Convenient monthly payments of only $75!
No Risk Trial Period- 30 day / 5 lessons Money Back Pledge if you're not completely satisfied. (Supersedes standard cancellation policy.)
What is CompTIA Network+ Certification?
The CompTIA Network+ Certification validates competency in networking administration and support.
Those holding Network+ Certification demonstrate critical knowledge of media and topologies, protocols and standards, network implementation and network support. This certification is geared towards those with nine months experience in network administration and support.
CompTIA Network+ Certfication and Your Career
The demand for skilled network support professionals has grown significantly. The technology community identifies Network+ as the perfect entry point into a networking career.
The CompTIA Network+ certification is a strong foundation that can be applied to a wide variety of careers in many industries. Combined with networking experience, the career options listed here are ideal for Network+ certified individuals.
- Field Support Technician (entry level)
- Internet Network Specialist (entry level)
- Network Administrator (entry level)
- Network Support Technician (entry level)
Education Benefits Available for Military Personnel and Veterans
Build on your military training with an Accredited Diploma from CIE!
CIE is approved for the training of veterans and eligible military service personal for educational benefits under the G.I. Bill, the Post 9/11 GI Bill and military tuition assistance under the DANTES program for service members on active duty in the Armed Forces.
Funds are also available for eligible military spouses under the military Spouse Career Advancement Initiative.
Call a CIE Guidance Counselor at (800) 243-6446 or email CIE to see how easy it is to put your Military Education Benefits to work for you today!
Discover the CIE Advantage!
CIE makes it easy to your networking training started at home, on your own time schedule, while providing you with all the support you'll need to succeed.
You have the option of taking your exams on-line at our e-grade web site. Your graded exams will be e-mailed back to you.
Full Time Instructor Assistance
Contact our instructors anytime you have a question with your course work. They'll work with you one-on-one to answer your questions and provide technical assistance when needed - even if it’s Saturday.
Earn a Diploma from CIE
Earn a Diploma from an accredited school that has been teaching via distance learning for over 75 years.
8 Month Time Limit
Study at times that are most convenient for you with our generous time allotment to complete this course. (8 months)
Student Textbook Responsibilities
Students are responsible for purchasing a limited number of textbooks for this course that are not included in tuition. Please call a Guidance Counselor at (800) 243-6446 if you have any questions.
Textbook Buyback Program
Some lesson modules in this course include textbooks that would qualify for our Textbook Buyback Program.
CIE’s Textbook Buyback Program enables you to sell your textbooks back to CIE for tuition credit once you are finished with your learning module. They must be in a like-new appearance with no marks, tears or folds.
You are under no obligation to use this service but if you don’t want to keep your textbooks for reference we’ll be happy to buy them back and give you tuition credit. You can start this program at any time during your course.
CompTIA Network+ Certification Special Note:
The instruction staff at CIE recommends that students have a solid foundation in PC Hardware and troubleshooting before taking this course. If you're not comfortable with your PC hardware and troubleshooting skills they suggest taking CIE's CompTIA A+ Certification and Computer Technology course (course 2C) as a prerequisite to the Network+ course (course 3C).