Network+ Certification Training (NET+)

Available Live In-Person or Live Online

"For the first time in my career I now understand subnetting!"
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The CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-006) course builds on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer operating systems and networks to present the fundamental skills and concepts that you will need to use on the job in any type of networking career. If you 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.

OVERVIEW and Objectives

In this course, you will describe the major networking technologies and systems of modern networks, and be able to configure, manage, and troubleshoot modern networks:

I feel like this was a great sanity check and thorough covering of the topic at a good pace.
— Network Engineer, Department of Homeland Security
  • 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.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Network Theory

  • Topic A: Networking Overview
  • Topic B: Network Standards and the OSI Model
  • Topic C: Network Types
  • Topic D: Identify Network Configurations
  • Topic E: Data Transmission Methods

Lesson 2: Bounded Network Media

  • Topic A: Copper Media
  • Topic B: Fiber Optic Media
  • Topic C: Bounded Network Media Installation
  • Topic D: Noise Control

Lesson 3: Unbounded Network Media

  • Topic A: Wireless Networking
  • Topic B: Wireless Network Devices and Components
  • Topic C: Install a Wireless Network

Lesson 4: Network Implementations

  • Topic A: Physical Network Topologies
  • Topic B: Logical Network Topologies
  • Topic C: Ethernet Networks
  • Topic D: Network Devices
  • Topic E: VLANs

Lesson 5: TCP/IP Addressing and Data Delivery

  • Topic A: The TCP/IP Protocol Suite
  • Topic B: IPv4 Addressing
  • Topic C: Default IP Addressing Schemes
  • Topic D: Create Custom IP Addressing Schemes
  • Topic E: IPv6 Address Implementation
  • Topic F: Delivery Techniques

Lesson 6: Routing

  • Topic A: Enable Static Routing
  • Topic B: Implement Dynamic IP Routing

Lesson 7: TCP/IP Services

  • Topic A: Assign IP Addresses
  • Topic B: Domain Naming Services
  • Topic C: TCP/IP Commands
  • Topic D: Common TCP/IP Protocols

Lesson 8: WAN Infrastructure

  • Topic A: WAN Basics
  • Topic B: WAN Connectivity Methods
  • Topic C: WAN Transmission Technologies
  • Topic D: Unified Communication Technologies

Lesson 9: Cloud and Virtualization Technologies

  • Topic A: Virtualization
  • Topic B: SAN Implementations
  • Topic C: Cloud Computing

Lesson 10: Network Security Basics

  • Topic A: Introduction to Network Security
  • Topic B: Vulnerabilities
  • Topic C: Threats and Attacks
  • Topic D: Authentication Methods
  • Topic E: Encryption Methods

Lesson 11: Preventing Security Breaches

  • Topic A: Physical Security Controls
  • Topic B: Network Access Controls
  • Topic C: Install and Configure Firewalls
  • Topic D: Harden Networks
  • Topic E: Intrusion Detection and Prevention
  • Topic F: Educate Users

Lesson 12: Responding to Security Incidents

  • Topic A: Incident Management and Response
  • Topic B: Basic Forensic Concepts

Lesson 13: Remote Networking

  • Topic A: Remote Network Architectures
  • Topic B: Remote Access Networking Implementations
  • Topic C: Virtual Private Networking
  • Topic D: VPN Protocols

Lesson 14: Network Management

  • Topic A: Network Monitoring
  • Topic B: Configuration Management Documentation
  • Topic C: Network Performance Optimization

Lesson 15: Troubleshooting Network Issues

  • Topic A: Network Troubleshooting Models
  • Topic B: Network Troubleshooting Utilities
  • Topic C: Hardware Troubleshooting Tools
  • Topic D: Common Connectivity Issues
  • Topic E: Troubleshoot Security Configuration Issues
  • Topic F: Troubleshoot Security Issues

Certification Exam

Course includes one (1) CompTIA Network+  Exam Voucher.  Voucher is valid for 12 months after the course at a Pearson VUE testing center.

Exam Details

  •  Description: The CompTIA Network+ certification covers the configuration, management, and troubleshooting of common wired and wireless network devices. Also included are emerging technologies such as unified communications, mobile, cloud, and virtualization technologies.
  • Number of Questions: Maximum of 90 questions
  • Type of Questions: Multiple choice and performance-based
  • Length of Test: 90 Minutes
  • Passing Score: 720 (on a scale of 100-900)

Course Duration

5 days

Continuing Education Credits

35

Locations

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Our public courses are offered less than 30 minutes from downtown St. Louis at Selsius™ Corporate and Career Training, Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC) Belleville Campus:

Information Sciences Building, 2500 Carlyle Avenue, Belleville, IL 62221

We also offer private onsite courses, at your location.  We love to travel and will gladly send a trainer to your location. Please Contact Us for more information.

Format

Live, Instructor-Led Training with a dynamic Security+ certified trainer that is a cybersecurity professional.  Instructors have real-world experience with the material covered in the Network+ course.

Delivery Options

The Network+ Boot Camp is Available Live Online

The Network+ Boot Camp is Available Live Online

This course is delivered in a "hybrid" format, where we have both In-Person and Live Online attendees. This provides a fun, interactive environment where In-Person and Live Online students can easily interact both with each other and the instructor. When you register for the course, you can choose which delivery option works best for you:

  • Live In-Person
  • Live Online

Schedule

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