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CompTIA Network+ (NET+)


Course Content

In this 5-day hands-on course, you will learn the major networking technologies, systems, skills and tools used in today's networks. This course will help you prepare for the N10-006 exam and certification.

Who should attend

This course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with a basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems who want to

  • prepare for the CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-006)
  • increase their knowledge and understanding of networking concepts
  • acquire the necessary skills to prepare for a career in network support or administration.

Tier 1 & 2 Support Personnel seeking IAT-1 certification to fulfill the DoD 8570.1 Directive also benefit from this course.


CompTIA's A+ is the recommended prerequisite course.

Course Objectives

  • Prepare for the CompTIA Network+ certification exam (N10-006)
  • Basic network theory concepts
  • Industry standard communications methods
  • Network media and hardware components
  • Components of a TCP/IP network implementation
  • TCP/IP addressing and data delivery methods
  • Crucial services employed in TCP/IP network environments
  • Components of local area networks (LANs)
  • Wide area network (WAN) concepts and associated technologies
  • Components of remote network implementation
  • Major issues and methods to secure systems on a network
  • Major issues and technologies in network security
  • Network security threats and attacks
  • Tools, methods, and techniques used in managing a network
  • Troubleshoot network issues

Outline: CompTIA Network+ (NET+)

Module 1: Network Theory

  • Networking Terminology
  • Network Categories
  • Standard Network Models
  • Physical Network Topologies
  • Logical Network Topologies

Module 2: Network Communications Methods

  • Data Transmission Methods
  • Media Access Methods
  • Signaling Methods

Module 3: Network Media and Hardware

  • Bounded Network Media
  • Unbounded Network Media
  • Noise Control
  • Network Connectivity Devices

Module 4: Network Implementations

  • Ethernet Networks
  • Wireless Networks

Module 5: Networking Models

  • The OSI Model
  • The TCP/IP Model

Module 6: TCP/IP Addressing and Data Delivery

  • The TCP/IP Protocol Suite
  • IP Addressing
  • Default IP Addressing Schemes
  • Create Custom IP Addressing Schemes
  • Implement IPv6 Addresses
  • Delivery Techniques

Module 7: TCP/IP Services

  • Assign IP Addresses
  • Domain Naming Services
  • TCP/IP Commands
  • Common TCP/IP Protocols
  • TCP/IP Interoperability Services

Module 8: LAN Infrastructure

  • Switching
  • Enable Static Routing
  • Implement Dynamic IP Routing
  • Virtual LANs
  • Plan a SOHO Network

Module 9: WAN Infrastructure

  • WAN Transmission Technologies
  • WAN Connectivity Methods
  • Voice over Data Transmission

Module 10: Remote Networking

  • Remote Network Architectures
  • Remote Access Networking Implementations
  • Virtual Private Networking
  • VPN Protocols

Module 11: System Security

  • Computer Security Basics
  • System Security Tools
  • Authentication Methods
  • Encryption Methods

Module 12: Network Security

  • Network Perimeter Security
  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention
  • Protect Network Traffic Using IPSec

Module 13: Network Security Threats and Attacks

  • Network-Based Security Threats and Attacks
  • Apply Threat Mitigation Techniques
  • Educate Users

Module 14: Network Management

  • Network Monitoring
  • Configuration Management Documentation
  • Network Performance Optimization

Module 15: Network Troubleshooting

  • Network Troubleshooting Models
  • Network Troubleshooting Utilities
  • Hardware Troubleshooting Tools
  • Common Connectivity Issues
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

  • United States: US$ 3,395
Online Training

Duration 5 days

  • United States: US$ 3,395

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