Network+ N10-007 Certification Overview

Greetings everybody. My name is Tech Gee and I want to welcome you all to my CompTIA Network+ N10-007 course. The information that I will be presenting in this course is going to give you everything you need to know to successfully pass the CompTIA Network+ N10-007 examination, assuming you properly study.

The CompTIA Network+ certification is an entry-level computer certification for PC computer service technicians.  The exam is designed to certify the competency of entry-level IT professionals in troubleshooting, configuring, and managing networks.

What Skills Will You Learn?

The CompTIA Network+ N10-007 exam will focus on 5 primary areas of study, which are also known as domains:

  • (1.0) Networking Concepts will make up 23% of the exam
    • This domain will focus on a variety of networking concepts and the implementation of them appropriately.
  • (2.0) Infrastructure will make up 18% of the exam
    • This domain will focus on appropriate cabling, device, and storage technologies.
  • (3.0) Network Operations will make up 17% of the exam
    • This domain will focus on best practices to manage the network, determining policies, & ensuring business continuity.
  • (4.0) Network Security will make up 20% of the exam
    • This domain will focus on physical security & common attacks while securing the wired and wireless network.
  • (5.0) Network Troubleshooting & Tools will make up 22% of the exam
    • This domain will focus on the network troubleshooting methodology & appropriate tools to support connectivity & performance.

CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Exam Details

  • The CompTIA Network+ N10-007, which is the latest & greatest exam version, was launched March 2018.
    • At the time of this posting, CompTIA has not scheduled a retirement date for this exam, but normally 3 years after the launch of an exam is when you can expect for that exam to be officially retired so they can begin introducing the latest version.
  • The exam has a maximum of 90 questions.
    • The questions are presented in multiple choice format (single & multiple response), drag & drop questions, and performance-based questions.
  • The exam has a 90-minute time limit.
  • In order to pass the CompTIA Network+ N10-007 exam, you will need to score 720 out of a possible 900 points (80%) on the exam.
  • It is recommended by CompTIA that a candidate be CompTIA A+ certified and have at least 9 to 12 months of networking experience.
  • The exam is available in English, German, Japanese, Spanish, & Portuguese.
  • The company that is responsible for administering the test is Pearson VUE Testing Centers.
  • The cost of the CompTIA Network+ N10-007 exam is $338 USD.