Overview

The CompTIA® Network+ course builds on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer operating systems and networks by presenting the fundamental skills and concepts you will use on the job in any type of networking career.

If your job duties include network troubleshooting, installation, or maintenance, or if you are preparing for any type of network-related career, this course will provides the background knowledge and skills you will need to be successful. The course will also assist you if you are preparing for the CompTIA Network+ certification.

Exam: N10-007

Course Instructor: Doug Bassett

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Networks
  • The Open Systems Interconnection Specifications
  • Networking Topologies, Connectors, and Wiring Standards
  • The Current Ethernet Specifications
  • Networking Devices
  • Introduction to the Internet Protocol
  • IP Addressing
  • IP Subnetting, Troubleshooting IP, and Introduction to NAT
  • Introduction to IP Routing
  • Routing Protocols
  • Switching and Virtual LANs
  • Wireless Networking
  • Authentication and Access Control
  • Network Threats and Mitigation
  • Physical Security and Risk
  • Wide Area Networks
  • Troubleshooting Tools
  • Software and Hardware Tools
  • Network Troubleshooting
  • Management, Monitoring and Optimization

    Skills Learned

    After completing this online training course, students will be able to:

    • Design and implement functional networks
    • Configure, manage, and maintain essential network devices
    • Use devices such as switches and routers to segment network traffic and create resilient networks
    • Identify benefits and drawbacks of existing network configurations
    • Implement network security, standards, and protocols
    • Troubleshoot network problems
    • Support the creation of virtualized networks