The CompTIA Network+ 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:
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.
Network+ Course Content
Lesson 1: Network Theory
Network Standards and the OSI Model
Identify Network Configurations
Data Transmission Methods
Lesson 2: Bounded Network Media
Fiber Optic Media
Bounded Network Media Installation
Lesson 3: Unbounded Network Media
Wireless Network Devices and Components
Install a Wireless Network
Lesson 4: Network Implementations
Physical Network Topologies
Logical Network Topologies
Lesson 5: TCP/IP Addressing and Data Delivery
The TCP/IP Protocol Suite
Default IP Addressing Schemes
Create Custom IP Addressing Schemes
IPv6 Address Implementation
Lesson 6: Routing
Enable Static Routing
Implement Dynamic IP Routing
Lesson 7: TCP/IP Services
Assign IP Addresses
Domain Naming Services
Common TCP/IP Protocols
Lesson 8: WAN Infrastructure
WAN Connectivity Methods
WAN Transmission Technologies
Unified Communication Technologies
Lesson 9: Cloud and Virtualization Technologies
Lesson 10: Network Security Basics
Introduction to Network Security
Threats and Attacks
Lesson 11: Preventing Security Breaches
Physical Security Controls
Network Access Controls
Install and Configure Firewalls
Intrusion Detection and Prevention
Lesson 12: Responding to Security Incidents
Incident Management and Response
Basic Forensic Concepts
Lesson 13: Remote Networking
Remote Network Architectures
Remote Access Networking Implementations
Virtual Private Networking
Lesson 14: Network Management
Configuration Management Documentation
Network Performance Optimization
Lesson 15: Troubleshooting Network Issues
Network Troubleshooting Models
Network Troubleshooting Utilities
Hardware Troubleshooting Tools
Common Connectivity Issues
Troubleshoot Security Configuration Issues
Troubleshoot Security Issues
Network+ Certification Exam
Our Network+ course includes one (1) CompTIA Network+ Exam Voucher. Voucher is valid for 12 months after the course at a Pearson VUE testing center.
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)
Network+ Course Duration
Continuing Education Credits
Our Network+ course is offered less than 15 minutes from downtown St. Louis at our O'Fallon, Illinois training facility, located at:
7 Eagle Center, O'Fallon, IL 62269
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.
Live, Instructor-Led Training with a dynamic Network+ certified trainer that is a cybersecurity professional. Instructors have real-world experience with the material covered in the Network+ course.
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: