CompTIA Network+ Boot Camp

Intense, instructor-led certification solution for CompTIA Network+. CompTIA's Network+ is the premier vendor-neutral networking certification and our Network+ Boot Camp courseware has received CompTIA Authorized Quality Curriculum (CAQC) approval. The CompTIA CAQC symbol assures you that all test objectives are covered in the training material.

Students will have pre-class online access to:

  • Network+ reading plan
  • Network+ study guide
  • Network+ certification practice exams

During class student will have access to:

  • Network+ student manual
  • Additional Network+ practice exam questions
  • Comprehensive exercises and study digest
  • Network+ exam voucher with proctored testing onsite

WHAT STUDENTS LEARN

  • Basic network theory concepts
  • Major communication methods
  • Network media and hardware components
  • Components of a TCP/IP network implementation
  • TCP/IP addressing and data delivery methods
  • Major services deployed on TCP/IP networks
  • LAN implementation
  • Infrastructure of a WAN implementation
  • Components of remote network implementation
  • Major issues and methods to secure systems on a network
  • Major issues and technologies in network security 2
  • Tools, methods, and techniques used in managing a network
  • Troubleshoot Network Issues

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • IT personnel looking for a solid foundation in networking
  • Individuals interested in pursuing CompTIA's Network+ certification exam

Prerequisites

  • 9-12 months of experience in the IT support industry
  • A+ certification or similar knowledge is beneficial but not required

Follow-On Courses

  • Security+ Prep Course

Certification Programs and Certificate Tracks

This course is part of the following programs or tracks:

  • CompTIA Network+ Certification

Course Outline

1. Network Theory

  • Terminology
  • Network Categories
  • Standard Network Models
  • Physical Network Topologies
  • Logical Network Topologies

2. Network Communications Methods

  • Data Transmission Methods
  • Media Access Methods

Signaling Methods 3

3. Network Media and Hardware

  • Bounded Network Media
  • Unbounded Network Media
  • Noise Control
  • Network Connectivity Devices

4. Network Implementations

  • Ethernet Networks
  • Wireless Networks

5. Networking Models

  • OSI Model
  • TCP/IP Model 

6. TCP/IP Addressing and Data Delivery

  • TCP/IP Protocol Suite
  • IP Addressing
  • Default IP Addressing Schemes
  • Creating Custom IP Addressing Schemes
  • Implementing IPv6 Addresses
  • Delivery Techniques

7. TCP/IP Services

  • Assigning IP Addresses
  • Domain Naming Services
  • TCP/IP Commands
  • Common TCP/IP Protocols
  • TCP/IP Interoperability Services 4

8. LAN Infrastructure

  • Switching
  • Enabling Static Routing
  • Implementing Dynamic IP Routing
  • Virtual LANs
  • Planning a SOHO Network

9. WAN Infrastructure

  • WAN Transmission
  • WAN Connectivity Methods
  • Voice over Data Transmission

10. Remote Networking

  • Remote Network Architectures
  • Remote Access Networking Implementations  Virtual Private Networking
  • VPN Protocols 

11. System Security

  • Computer Security Basics
  • System Security Tools
  • Authentication Methods
  • Encryptions Methods

12. Network Security

  • Network Perimeter Security
  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention
  • Protect Network Traffic Using IPSec 5

13. Network Security Threats and Attacks

  • Network-Based Security Threats and Attacks
  • Apply Threat Mitigation Techniques
  • Educate Users

14. Network Management

  • Network Monitoring
  • Configuration Management Documentation
  • Network Performance Optimization

15. Network Troubleshooting

  • Network Troubleshooting Methods
  • Network Troubleshooting Utilities
  • Hardware Troubleshooting Tools