Network+ is vendor-neutral and globally recognized networking certification that is trusted around the world. CompTIA Network+ Certification validates the essential knowledge and skills needed to confidently design, configure, manage and troubleshoot any wired and wireless networks. Network+ professionals are known to excel in their job: 53% of IT and business executives agree that certified staff performs at a higher level than non-certified staff (according to the CompTIA International Technology Adoption and Workforce Trends report). According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 12% job growth is expected in network and computer systems over the next seven years.
Who this course is for:
Participants with a minimum of A+ course knowledge, certification and/or experience can join the Network+ course.
What you’ll learn
This course is designed to teach participants the configuration, management, and troubleshooting of common wired and wireless network devices. Also included are emerging technologies such as unified communications, mobile, cloud, and virtualization technologies.
Data networks are more crucial for businesses than ever before. They are the lifeline to the critical financial, healthcare and information services that need to function at the highest, most secure level. With this course, participants will possess the key skills to troubleshoot, configure and manage these systems.
This course meets U.S. Department of Defense Directive 8570.01-M requirements. It is compliant with government regulations under the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).
Participants will be certified when they take and pass the N10-007 exam which is separate from the course. Exam fee is not included in the course price.
Course Content Outline
Introduction to Networks
- The Open Systems Interconnection Specifications
- Networking Topologies, Connectors, and Wiring Standard
- Ethernet Specifications
Introduction to the Internet Protocol
- The Hierarchical IP Addressing Scheme 207
- IP Subnetting, Troubleshooting IP, and Introduction to NAT
Introduction to IP Routing
- Switching and Virtual LANs
- Authentication and Access Control
- Network Threats and Mitigation
- Physical Security and Risk
- Troubleshooting Tools
- Software and Hardware Tools
- Network Troubleshooting