would you say A+ is needed before N+?

Discussion in 'Network+' started by Juelz, Jun 14, 2015.

  1. Juelz

    Juelz Gigabyte Poster

    Would you say it would be wise to pass A+ before going for N+? Im just thinking ahead really, I am currently studying for the MTA Network Fundamentals exam which I dont think will take me that long tbh, really enjoying learning about networks and may possibly be a career aim.
  2. SimonD
    Honorary Member

    SimonD Terabyte Poster

    Ideally the A+ would be the first exam to take out of those two but of course if you feel confident after the Network Fundamentals you may be able to pass the N+ instead.
    Certifications: CNA | CNE | CCNA | MCP | MCP+I | MCSE NT4 | MCSA 2003 | Security+ | MCSA:S 2003 | MCSE:S 2003 | MCTS:SCCM 2007 | MCTS:Win 7 | MCITP:EDA7 | MCITP:SA | MCITP:EA | MCTS:Hyper-V | VCP 4 | ITIL v3 Foundation | VCP 5 DCV | VCP 5 Cloud | VCP6 NV | VCP6 DCV | VCAP 5.5 DCA
    WIP: VCP6-CMA, VCAP-DCD and Linux + (and possibly VCIX-NV).
  3. Pseudonym

    Pseudonym Kilobyte Poster Premium Member

    Having a fundamental understanding of how hardware works and communicates with each other is really useful. I personally found the Mike Meyers A+ book fascinating. For me, it was about want more than need, but I feel somebody with that fundamental knowledge will stand a better chance of going on to being a better tech..
  4. Juelz

    Juelz Gigabyte Poster

    Hmm thanks for the advice.. I think I will just sit the A+ but wait for the 900 series as Im guessing that will be out at some point this year.

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.