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This is a FastTrack version of the full 5-day CompTIA Network+ course, hence some elements of this course are omitted, or covered in brief. A 5-day version of this course is available as a private course.

This course is for students who are preparing for the CompTIA Network+ certification exam N10-007. This course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with a basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of networking concepts and acquire the required skills to prepare for a career in network support or administration.

The CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-007) 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.

The CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-007) course can benefit you in two ways. It can assist you if you are preparing to take the CompTIA Network+ examination (Exam N10-007). Also, if your job duties include network troubleshooting, installation, or maintenance, or if you are preparing for any type of network-related career, it provides the background knowledge and skills you will require to be successful.

NB NOTE:

A CompTIA Network+ exam voucher can be bundled with your course. Taking the exam for this course IS NOT compulsory, therefore you can book a place on this course and exclude the cost of the exam voucher. See booking link above.

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.

You will:

  •     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 tools, methods, and techniques used in managing a network.
  •     Describe troubleshooting of issues on a network.

CompTIA Network+ FastTrack Certification

Price €1,550.00

Course Code

GTCMTN

Duration

4 Days

Accreditation

CompTIA Network+ Certification

 

A CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-007) exam voucher can be bundled with your course. Taking the exam for this course IS NOT compulsory, therefore you can book a place on this course and exclude the cost of the exam voucher.

Target Audience

  • Junior Network Administrator
  • Computer Technician
  • Network Field Technician
  • Help Desk Technician
  • Junior Systems Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • IS Consultant
  • Network Support
  • Network Field Engineer
  • Network Analyst

Attendee Requirements

NB: You will be required to bring a laptop to attend this course.

To ensure your success in this course, you will need basic Windows end-user computer skills. To meet this prerequisite, you can take either of the following courses, or have equivalent experience:

  •     Using Microsoft® Windows® 8
  •     Microsoft® Windows® 8 Transition from Windows® 7

In addition, we highly recommend that you hold the CompTIA A+ certification, or have equivalent skills and knowledge. You may want to take the  course CompTIA® A+®: A Comprehensive Approach to gain those skills and knowledge.

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Course Description

This is a FastTrack version of the full 5-day CompTIA Network+ course, hence some elements of this course are omitted, or covered in brief. A 5-day version of this course is available as a private course.

This course is for students who are preparing for the CompTIA Network+ certification exam N10-007. This course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with a basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of networking concepts and acquire the required skills to prepare for a career in network support or administration.

The CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-007) 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.

The CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-007) course can benefit you in two ways. It can assist you if you are preparing to take the CompTIA Network+ examination (Exam N10-007). Also, if your job duties include network troubleshooting, installation, or maintenance, or if you are preparing for any type of network-related career, it provides the background knowledge and skills you will require to be successful.

NB NOTE:

A CompTIA Network+ exam voucher can be bundled with your course. Taking the exam for this course IS NOT compulsory, therefore you can book a place on this course and exclude the cost of the exam voucher. See booking link above.

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.

You will:

  •     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 tools, methods, and techniques used in managing a network.
  •     Describe troubleshooting of issues on a network.
Course Outline

Explaining the OSI Model and TCP/IP Models

  • Explain OSI Model Layers
  • Explain the TCP/IP Suite

Explaining Properties of Network Traffic

  • Explain Media Types and Access Methods
  • Deploy Ethernet Standards
  • Configure and Monitor Network Interfaces

Installing and Configuring Switched Networks

  • Install and Configure Hubs and Bridges
  • Install and Configure Switches
  • Compare and Contrast Network Topologies
  • Compare and Contrast Network Types

Configuring IP Networks

  • Configure IPv4 Addressing Components
  • Test IP Interfaces with Command Line Utilities
  • Configure IPv4 Addressing Components
  • Configure Private and Public IPv4 Addressing Schemes
  • Configure IPv6 Addressing Components
  • Configure DHCP Services

Installing and Configuring Routed Networks

  • Explain Characteristics of Routing
  • Install and Configure Routers

Configuring and Monitoring Ports and Protocols

  • Explain the Uses of Ports and Protocols
  • Use Port Scanners and Protocol Analyzers
  • Explain the Use of Name Resolution Services
  • Configure DNS and IPAM Services

Explaining Network Applications and Storage Services

  • Explain the Uses of Network Applications
  • Explain the Uses of Voice Services and Advanced Networking Devices
  • Explain the Uses of Virtualization and Network Storage Services
  • Summarize the Concepts of Cloud Services

Monitoring and Troubleshooting Networks

  • Monitor Network Interfaces and Logs
  • Explain Network Troubleshooting Methodology
  • Troubleshoot Common Network Services Issues

Explaining Networking Attacks and Mitigations

  • Summarize Common Networking Attacks
  • Explain the Characteristics of VLANs
  • Explain the Characteristics of NAT and Port Forwarding

Installing and Configuring Security Devices

  • Install and Configure Firewalls and Proxies
  • Explain the Uses of IDS/IPS and UTM

Explaining Authentication and Access Controls

  • Explain Authentication Controls and Attacks
  • Explain the Uses of Authentication Protocols and Directory Services
  • Explain the Uses of Port Security and NAC
  • Implement Network Device Hardening
  • Explain Patch Management and Vulnerability Scanning Processes

Deploying and Troubleshooting Cabling Solutions

  • Deploy Structured Cabling Systems
  • Deploy Twisted-pair Cabling Solutions
  • Test and Troubleshoot Twisted-pair Cabling Solutions
  • Deploy Coax and Fiber Optic Cabling Solutions

Implementing and Troubleshooting Wireless Technologies

  • Install and Configure Wireless Technologies
  • Troubleshoot Wireless Performance Issues
  • Secure and Troubleshoot Wireless Connectivity

Comparing and Contrasting WAN Technologies

  • Compare and Contrast WAN Core Service Types
  • Compare and Contrast WAN Subscriber Service Types
  • Compare and Contrast WAN Framing Service Types
  • Compare and Contrast Wireless and IoT WAN Technologies

Using Remote Access Methods

  • Use Remote Access VPNs
  • Use Remote Access Management and File Transfer Methods

Identifying Site Policies and Best Practices

  • Manage Networks with Documentation and Diagrams
  • Summarize the Purposes of Physical Security Devices
  • Compare and Contrast Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Concepts
  • Identify Policies and Best Practices

Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to CompTIA Network+ (Exam N10-007)

Exam

A CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-007) exam voucher can be bundled with your course. Taking the exam for this course IS NOT compulsory, therefore you can book a place on this course and exclude the cost of the exam voucher.

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