Personal Learning Account

Are you aged over 19 and earning under £26,000? Or, has your employment been negatively impacted by Covid-19? Then this course could be available for free through the Personal Learning Account.

How to apply: To apply through the Personal Learning Account, visit this information page.

Is this course right for me?

CompTIA is the world's largest vendor-neutral IT certification body. If you wish to fast-track your career towards IT infrastructure, then achieving your CompTIA Network+ certification is essential. This CompTIA Network+ courseis internationally recognised by employers, making it the ideal qualification for candidates who are working towards a career in the IT or Cyber Security sector, as well as individuals who are already working as IT professionals and want to keep their knowledge of networking up-to-date. By the end of this course, you’ll have developed the skills to confidently and independently manage, troubleshoot and configure the networks of an organisation.

Entry requirements:

There are no formal requirements, but you’ll need a keen interest in the subject.

If you have no prior IT knowledge or experience, then we recommend completing the CompTIA A+ prior to this course.


Online Learning


The course includes exams which are invigilated online and you need to have access to an internet enabled device with a microphone and a webcam.


Once you have completed this course, we recommend you to look at the CompTIA Security+ Course.

Additional campus/course information:

  • Remote Learning

    The Official CompTIA Network+ course covers the following:

    • Networking Concepts
    • Infrastructure
    • Network Operations
    • Network Security
    • Network Troubleshooting and Tools