Network+ is an ISO-17024 compliant, vendor-neutral technology certification that verifies the certified individual has the skills and knowledge needed to take on a pivotal role in building, managing, and protecting the critical asset that is the data network. It is recommended as a first professional-level networking certification that is held by nearly half a million people worldwide. This is the leading vendor-neutral, globally-recognized networking certification.
This course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems, who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of networking concepts and skills to prepare for a career in network support or administration and to prepare for the exam.
CompTIA Network+ Certification course builds on existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer operating systems and networks to present fundamental skills and concepts that students will use on the job in any type of networking career. If students are pursuing a CompTIA technical certification path, the CompTIA A+ certification is an excellent first step to take before preparing for the CompTIA Network+ certification.
This course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems, who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of networking concepts and skills to prepare for a career in network support or administration, or to prepare for the CompTIA Network+ N10-005 certification.
A typical student in the CompTIA Network+ Certification course should have nine months or more of professional computer support experience as a PC technician or help desk technician. Network experience is helpful but not required; A+ certification or the equivalent skills and knowledge is helpful but not required.
An introductory course in a Windows operating system, or equivalent skills and knowledge, is required. Also, the CompTIA A+ certification, or the equivalent skills and knowledge, is helpful but not required.
Network+ Course Curriculum
- Unit 1.1 - The OSI and TCP/IP Models
- Unit 1.2 - Applications, Devices, Protocols
- Unit 1.3 - IP Addressing
- Unit 1.4 - Routing and Switching
- Unit 1.5 - TCP and UDP Ports
- Unit 1.6 – Protocols
- Unit 1.7 - The Domain Name System
- Unit 1.8 - Troubleshooting Methodology
- Unit 1.9 - Virtual Networks
- Unit 2.1 - Installing and Configuring Routers and Switches
- Unit 2.2 - Installing and Configuring Wireless Networks
- Unit 2.3 – DHCP
- Unit 2.4 - Troubleshooting Wireless Networks
- Unit 2.5 - Troubleshooting Router and Switch Problems
- Unit 2.6 - Planning and Implementing a SOHO Network
- Unit 3.1 - Standard Media Types
- Unit 3.2 - Standard Connector Types
- Unit 3.3 - Wireless Standards
- Unit 3.4 - WAN Technologies
- Unit 3.5 - Network Topologies
- Unit 3.6 - Troubleshooting Physical Connectivity
- Unit 3.7 - LAN Technologies
- Unit 3.8 - Wiring Distribution Components
- Unit 4.1 - Network Appliances
- Unit 4.2 - Network Hardware Tools
- Unit 4.3 - Network Software Tools
- Unit 4.4 - Monitoring Network Traffic
- Unit 4.5 - Management Documentation
- Unit 4.6 - Optimizing Network Performance
- Unit 5.1 - Implementing Wireless Security
- Unit 5.2 - Network Access Security Methods
- Unit 5.3 - User Authentication
- Unit 5.4 - Network Security Threats
- Unit 5.5 - Installing and Configuring a Firewall
- Unit 5.6 - Network Security Appliances and Methods
Who should take this program?
Whether your goal is to become Security+ certified for your job, to prove your basic knowledge of security concepts or to gain more knowledge to secure your network, expert training from New Horizons is the perfect solution. This course is intended for students wishing to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam. The qualification is aimed primarily at networking professionals, but because security is vital to all levels and job roles within an organization, it will also benefit PC support analysts, application developers and senior managers in accounting, sales, product development and marketing.
What will you get from the program?
Upon successful completion of this course, students will learn to:
- Identify the fundamental concepts of computer security
- Identify security threats and vulnerabilities
- Manage data, application, and host security
- Implement network security
- Identify and implement access control and account management security measures
- Manage certificates
- Identify and implement compliance and operational security measures
- Manage risk
- Troubleshoot and manage security incidents
- Plan for business continuity and disaster recovery
- Network+ Self Paced Training Program
- Network+ Courseware
- CompTIA Network+ All-In-One Exam Guide
- Sybex CompTIA Network+ Study Guide
- Device of Your Choice