CompTIA® Network+ (N10-007)

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.
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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

Instructor: Doug Bassett

Skills Learned

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, including:

  • 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

Who Should Attend This Course

This course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with a basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems 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, or who wish to prepare for the CompTIA Network+ certification (Exam N10-007).

Prerequisites

A minimum of nine months of professional computer support experience as a PC or help desk technician is recommended. Networking experience is helpful but not mandatory; A+ certification or equivalent skills and knowledge is helpful but not mandatory.

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

*Outline is subject to change

Hands-On Labs

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