CompTIA Network+

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Price: $739.00

Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) N+ training offers midlevel certification to for network professionals. Designed to ensure competency of network technicians in configuring and supporting TCP/IP clients and the OSI model, CompTIA N+ training and certification ensures students have the skills necessary for hardware setup, network design, cabling, configuration, installation, troubleshooting and support. Earning CompTIA N+ Certification means that the individual possess the knowledge and skills necessary to be a successful network professional offering a nationally-recognized and industry-recognized credential for experienced network technicians. Indeed, the most widely known technology companies recommend or require CompTIA N+ Certification for their networking technicians.

The CompTIA Network+ course provides students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to become an IT network practitioner. This course is designed to fully prepare students to sit for and pass the CompTIA Network+ Certification exam. Students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to manage, maintain, troubleshoot, install, operate, and configure basic network infrastructure as well as describe networking technologies, understand basic design principles, adhere to wiring standards, and use testing tools. This course offers a technical prerequisite option for IT technicians seeking to join the Apple Consultants Network and is recognized by various federal and state government agencies. Additional job roles for prospective candidates include network technician, network installer, network administrator, help desk technician and IT cable installer.

The CompTIA Network+ course will address the following primary course objectives:

  • Explain computer network features such as packet switching and the OSI and TCP/IP layered models
  • Identify and explain common Application Layer services and protocols
  • Explain and compare the operation of Transport Layer protocols
  • Explain the characteristics of an IP network, internetwork routing and routing protocols
  • Identify different types and purposes of IPv4 addresses
  • Calculate IPv4 subnets and masks
  • Identify and describe IPv6 addresses
  • Explain the operation of Ethernet and LAN switching processes, including VLANs and STP
  • Identify and describe WAN technologies
  • Describe and compare the features and installation of wired and wireless networking media
  • Apply basic security techniques to mitigate identified network threats and vulnerabilities
  • Apply fundamental network design, configuration and troubleshooting methods

Certification: CompTIA Network+ Certification
Certifying Body: CompTIA