General Course Description
This course is designed to prepare students for CompTIA’s Network+ Exam N10-006. Earning the Network+ Certification means that students have the knowledge needed to use and maintain a wide range of network technologies. From this exam, students often move on to more advanced IT certifications, including Microsoft’s MCSA and MCSE, and Novell’s CNE.
Students should have a general working knowledge of personal computers, some network experience, and have taken the following courses or have equivalent experience: Windows 7/8/10 and A+ Certification.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Describe basic networking and identify different networking models
- Describe the basics of data movement, physical media, and network connectivity devices
- Use the OSI model and understand Ethernet, Token Ring, FDDI, and wireless networks
- Understand data routing and common network protocols such as NetBEUI and TCP/IP
- Discover TCP/IP services
- Understand older network protocols still used today, such as IPX/SPX, AppleTalk, Apple Open Transport, and IPv6
- Examine the infrastructure of a local area network
- Distinguish the different methods used to connect networks together through the public carrier services
- Understand the different methods of remote networking
- Understand and implement relevant aspects of network security
- Apply disaster recovery principles
- Describe and employ advanced data storage techniques
- Understand and implement network troubleshooting procedures
- Describe the basics of the network operating systems in use today
Computer Support Specialist, Network Administrator, Network Systems Analyst, Computer Specialist.
Course: CompTIA Network+