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Course Description

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 provide 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.

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

Learner Outcomes

  • 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.

Prerequisites

A+ certification or equivalent skills and knowledge is helpful but not mandatory.
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