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CompTIA Network+ Certification
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TypeOnsite Course
5 Days
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This course provides the basic knowledge needed to plan, install, maintain, and troubleshoot modern networks in a vendor-neutral format, this includes physical network components and technologies, logical structures, common protocols, and network security. CompTIA Network+ certification that is considered by many employers as a prerequisite for entry level IT employment in the area of IT networks.CompTIA Network+ certification serves as a solid foundation for other networking and IT certification programs offered by vendors such as Microsoft and Cisco.

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This course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with a basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems to prepare for the CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-007), or who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of networking concepts and acquire the required skills to prepare for a career in network support or administration.

A typical student taking up the CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-007) course should have a minimum of nine months or more of professional computer support experience as a PC or help desk technician. Networking experience is helpful but not mandatory; A+ certification or equivalent skills and knowledge is helpful but not mandatory.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Correctly use fundamental network terminology, describe common network models, and apply an effective troubleshooting methodology
  • Identify physical network technologies, including common components and their functions, cables, connectors, and Ethernet standards
  • Read IP addresses, explain common TCP/IP protocols, use TCP/IP troubleshooting utilities
  • Recognize the differences between switches and routers, including their functions on the network, common features, and control protocols
  • Identify technologies used for consumer internet connections as well as for global WAN infrastructure
  • Explain the principles common to wireless networks, as well as the specific features and standards used by 802.00 Wi-Fi and Internet of Things (IOT) technologies
  • Recognize the principals of cybersecurity, including common threats, security controls, and transport encryption protocols
  • Secure a network by placing network security components, using central authentication systems, and hardening your network on multiple levels
  • Describe the evolving use of networks, such as use of IP networks for voice, industrial, and storage technologies, or network-based virtualization and cloud solutions
  • Monitor and optimize traffic on diverse high-performance networks, including fault tolerance, disaster recovery, and incident response procedures
  • Plan, install, maintain, and upgrade a network using a consistent methodology and secure organizational policies

Lesson 1: Fundamentals

  • Networking concepts
  • Classifying networks
  • Network Models
  • Troubleshooting process

Lesson 2: Physical Networks

  • Connection Technologies
  • Network devices
  • Cooper media
  • Optical media
  • Ethernet standards

Lesson 3: TCP/IP networks

  • IP Addressing
  • Core protocols
  • Network ports and applications

Lesson 4: Internetworking

  • Switching
  • Routing

Lesson 5: Wireless LANs

  • Wireless networks
  • Wireless LAN standards

Lesson 6: Wide area networks

  • Internet connections
  • WAN infrastructure

Lesson 7: Cybersecurity principles

  • Goals and threats
  • Digital security
  • Transport encryptions

Lesson 8: Defending networks

  • Network security components
  • Network authentication systems
  • Hardening networks

Lesson 9: Evolving network technologies

  • Network convergence
  • Virtual and cloud systems

Lesson 10: Network operations

  • Monitoring and optimization
  • Fault tolerance and disaster recovery
  • Incident response

Lesson 11: Network planning

  • Network policy design
  • Network installation
  • Maintenance and upgrades

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