Course Description

This course is designed as a complete package to prepare students for Network+, CompTIA's new certification exam, and to provide a strong foundation in PC-based network software and hardware components. Network+ is intended as a student path for entering into networking, and the logical stepping-stone to follow A+ Certification.

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Exam targeted for technicians with 18-24 months experience in IT industry. Typical student would have A+ Certification or equivalent knowledge, but A+ certification is not required. 

Attend and You Will Learn / Expected Outcome

Attend And You Will Learn

Network Basics

  • Network concepts
  • Network architectures
  • The OSI model

Wired Computer to Computer Connections

  • Wired network connections
  • Network interface cards and modems

Network-to-Network Connections

  • Network-to-network connection components
  • LAN wiring
  • LAN wiring testsLesson

Wired Internetworking Devices

  • Basic internetworking devices
  • Specialized internetworking devices

Wired Communication Standards

  • The TCP/IP protocol suite
  • TCP/IP
  • DHCP servers

Wireless Networking

  • Wireless network devices
  • Wireless networking standards
  • Wireless configuration

Security Threats and Mitigation

  • Security threats
  • Threat mitigation

Security Practices

  • Operating systems
  • Devices

Network Access Control

  • Authentication
  • Public key cryptography
  • Remote access
  • Wireless security


  • Monitoring resources
  • Event viewer


  • Troubleshooting basics
  • Troubleshooting the network
  • Troubleshooting scenarios
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