COMPTIA NETWORK +

This credential is for networking professionals involved with managing, maintaining, troubleshooting, operating and configuring basic network infrastructure.The exam covers network technologies, installation and configuration, media and topologies, management, and security. Candidate job roles include network administrator, network technician, network installer, help desk technician and IT cable installer.
To achieve Network+ certification you must pass the designated exam. 

In this course, you will describe and identify the major networking technologies, systems, skills, and tools in use in modern networks.  

Overview

The CompTIA Network+ (Exam N10-007) course builds on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer operating systems and networks to present the fundamental skills and concepts that you will need to use on the job in any type of networking career. If you are pursuing a CompTIA technical certification path, the CompTIA A+ certification is an excellent first step to take before preparing for the CompTIA Network+ certification.
 
The CompTIA Network+ (Exam N10-007) course can benefit you in two ways. It can assist you if you are preparing to take the CompTIA Network+ examination (Exam N10-007). Also, if your job duties include network troubleshooting, installation, or maintenance, or if you are preparing for any type of network-related career, it provides the background knowledge and skills you will require to be successful.

Course Outline

In this course, you will describe the major networking technologies and systems of modern networks, and be able to configure, manage, and troubleshoot modern networks.
 
You will:

  • Identify basic network theory concepts and major network communications methods.

  • Describe bounded network media.

  • Identify unbounded network media.

  • Identify the major types of network implementations.

  • Identify TCP/IP addressing and data delivery methods.

  • Implement routing technologies.

  • Identify the major services deployed on TCP/IP networks.

  • Identify the infrastructure of a WAN implementation.

  • Identify the components used in cloud computing and virtualization.

  • Describe basic concepts related to network security.

  • Prevent security breaches.

  • Respond to security incidents.

  • Identify the components of a remote network implementation.

  • Identify the tools, methods, and techniques used in managing a network.

  • Describe troubleshooting of issues on a network.

 
Target Audience
CompTIA Network+ is the first certification IT professionals specializing in network administration and support should earn. Network+ is aimed at IT professionals with job roles such as network administrator, network technician, network installer, help desk technician and IT cable installer.
 
Course Prerequisites
Students should meet the following criteria prior to taking the course:
Taken and passed both CompTIA A+ Certification exams or have 9-12 months knowledge and experience of IT administration
Be able to configure and support PC, laptop, mobile (smartphone / tablet), and print devices
Know basic network terminology and functions (such as Ethernet, TCP/IP, switches, routers)
Configure and manage users, groups, and shared resources in a simple SOHO network
Understand the use of basic access control measures, such as authentication, security policy, encryption, and firewalls