CompTIA® Network+® Certification Support Skills



This 5 day course is intended for those wishing to qualify with CompTIA Network+ Certification. Network+ is a foundation-level certification designed for IT professionals with around 1 year's experience whose job role is focused on network administration.

Course Outline

Module 1 – Network Media and Devices

  • Topologies and the OSI Model • Key Features of Networks • Network Topologies • The OSI Model • TCP/IP Protocol Suite

  • Cabling and Connectors • Selecting Network Cable • Twisted Pair Cable (UTP / STP / ScTP) • Coaxial Cable • Fiber Optic Cable • Repeaters • Media Converters • Serial Cable

  • Ethernet • IEEE 802 Standards • Media Characteristics • Ethernet (IEEE 802.3) • MAC Addressing • Network Adapters • Protocol Analyzer

  • Bridge and Switches • Hubs • Bridges • Switches • Virtual LANs (VLAN) • Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)


Module 2 – Addressing and Routing

  • Internet Protocol • Internet Protocol Basics • Configuring TCP/IP • IP Routing Basics • ICMP

  • Addressing Schemes • IP Addressing Schemes • Creating Subnets • Internet Addressing

  • DHCP and APIPA • Static versus Dynamic IP Addressing • Configuring DHCP

  • IPv6 • IPv6 Address Format • IPv6 Addressing Schemes

  • Routing • Routing Basics • Routing Algorithms and Metrics • Routing Protocols • Installing and Configuring Routers • Routing Troubleshooting Tools • Internet Group Management Protocol


Module 3 – Network Applications

  • Transport Protocols • Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) • User Datagram Protocol (UDP) • TCP/IP Ports • Port Scanners

  • Name Resolution • Host Names • Name Resolution Methods • Configuring DNS Servers • Name Resolution Troubleshooting

  • Web Services • TCP/IP Services • World Wide Web (HTTP) • File Transfer Protocol (FTP) • Network Time Protocol (NTP)

  • Communication Services • Email (SMTP / POP3 / IMAP) • Conferencing and VoIP Protocols

  • WAN Technologies • WAN Basics • Telecommunications Networks • Packet-switched WAN Services • Local Loop Services • Installing Modems

  • Remote Access • Remote Connectivity Protocols • Virtual Private Networks • Remote Access Servers


Module 4 – Network Security

  • Security Fundamentals • Security Basics • Social Engineering • Malware • Network Attack Strategies • Policies and Procedures • Device Security • Training

  • Security Appliances • Secure Network Topologies • Network Address Translation • Firewalls and Proxy Servers • Intrusion Detection Systems • Vulnerability Assessments and Pentests

  • Authentication • Authentication Technologies • Encryption and PKI • Authentication Protocols • Network Access Control

  • Installing Wireless Networks • Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11) • Setting Up a Wireless Network • Wireless Security • Wireless WANs


Module 5 – Management, Monitoring, Troubleshooting

  • Configuration Management • Configuration Management Concepts • Documentation

  • Installing Wired Networks • Planning a SOHO Network Installation • Wiring Standards • Wiring Distribution • Cable Testing Tools

  • Deploying Virtual Networks • Virtualization Technologies • Virtual Platform Applications • Cloud Computing

  • Monitoring and Management Tools • Performance Management Appliances • Network Monitoring Utilities • Simple Network Management Protocol • Remote Administration Tools

  • Network Troubleshooting • Troubleshooting Procedures • Troubleshooting Common Connectivity Scenarios

Audience

This course is intended for new or intending network support technicians wishing to qualify with CompTIA Network+. It is also suitable for experienced technicians who require an industry-backed credential that validates their skills and knowledge. This course will particularly benefit students pursuing a career in network support, in job roles such as network administrator, network technician, network installer, help desk technician and IT cable installer.

Available Course Dates

11/13/2017 11:00 am - 11/17/2017 7:00 pm
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