Short Learning Programme: Network Technician (N+)

Faculty Of  • SAQA ID No.  • NQF4 • 75 Credits • 

To demonstrate understanding and practical administration of a computer network from planning, design to implementation.

The Network Technician Short Learning Programme is structured similiar to the Network + that is an essential tool for networking professionals. The qualification covers the following concepts: Network Technologies, Network Media and Topologies, Network Devices, Network Management, Network Tools and Network Security.


The learners completing the portfolio route will have to achieve all the identified unit standards in order to be competent :
• Explain the Principles of Computer Networks
• Demonstrate an understanding of local area computer networks by installing a networked workstation
• Demonstrate an understanding of Wide area computer networks, comparing them with Local area Networks
• Install and commission a local area computer network
• Monitor and maintain a multi user networked operating system
• Administer a local area computer network

NQF 3, equivalent or alternate admission can be achieved via a RPL process.

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