Network+ Certification - Workforce Credential | Thomas Nelson Community College

Network+ Certification - Workforce Credential

Earlier today, a shooting occurred at Heritage High School, which is adjacent to Thomas Nelson’s Southeast Higher Education Center located at An Achievable Dream Academy in Newport News.  “We are praying for the safety of everyone at Heritage High School, and for a quick recovery for those injured in today’s shooting,” said Thomas Nelson President Dr. Towuanna Porter Brannon.  Thomas Nelson’s evening classes scheduled for Monday, September 20 at the Southeast Higher Education Center will be held virtually.

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Program Details
Industry Certification
Academic Division: 
Workforce Development

Network+ Certified Professional – 54 hours/ 5.4 CEUs  

The Network+ certification is targeted for individuals with at least 9 months of experience in network administration, support, implementation and troubleshooting.

Earning the Network+ certification shows that you possess the knowledge needed to configure and operate a variety of networking products.  Job responsibilities include basic network administration, support, implementation and troubleshooting. This course prepares you for the CompTIA Network+ Exam.

This 54-hour course uses the official CompTIA curriculum and is taught by experienced & certified professionals. Successful completion of A+ Certified Technician or equivalent is required before enrolling in Network+ Certified Professional course. Participant must submit a waiver request letter with transcript copy, resume, and or credential copy to the Office of Workforce Credentials & Continuing Education, 600 Butler Farm Rd, Hampton, VA 23666 or fax (757) 825-2960. Email scans can be emailed to Program coordinator Nick Pierce at Required textbook and one exam voucher are included.


Here are some of the key skills certified CompTIA Network+ professionals can exhibit:

  • Manage and troubleshoot a basic network infrastructure.
  • Install, operate and configure wired and wireless networks.
  • Identify and explain common networking protocols and ports.
  • Identify and troubleshoot performance and connectivity issues.
  • Install, configure and differentiate between common network devices.
  • Describe networking technologies and basic network design principles.
  • Adhere to wiring standards and use the latest network testing tools.

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Register for classes online using the Thomas Nelson Workforce Development registration system.

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