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    CompTIA: Network+ Practice Lab & Exam Voucher

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    5 Students Enrolled

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    Hours: 120
    Duration: 12 months

    Language: English

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    Certification included

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    Program Description

    In today’s world of complex IT systems and technologies it is essential that IT professionals and those new to IT are able to demonstrate how to use and understand vendor products and software. With this complete course you can develop your practical IT skills in a safe working environment without the need to invest in your own hardware and software. With the ease and convenience of the Internet we provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully install, operate and troubleshoot a small branch office network. With the included Practice Lab we provide access to real equipment that brings theory to life and gives you a greater depth of technology understanding. You are also provided with our integrated lab guides which walk you through a variety of topics. These guides will help in your understanding of specific exam objectives or provide guidance on how to carry out a real world scenario. This course makes sure the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to implement a defined network architecture with basic network security. This course includes an exam voucher for CompTIA Network + Exam! This course also includes a Practice Lab! With our Practice Lab we cover topics for the CompTIA Network+ exam using real CompTIA equipment. The associated lab guides cover exam and real world scenarios carried out on real equipment.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: • Implement a defined network architecture with basic network security. • Configure, maintain, and troubleshoot network devices using appropriate network tools and understand the features and purpose of network technologies • Analyze network traffic, and handle common protocols and media types

    Courses Included

    • CompTIA Network+
    • CompTIA Network+ PracticeLab


    Chapter 01 - Introduction to Networking Lesson A: Networking Fundamentals What is a Network? • Network Building Blocks • Types of Networks • Host Requirements • Numbering Systems • Demo - Working with Numbering Systems • Communication Types • Communication Concepts • Other Communication Methods Lesson B: Network Models and Topologies • Networking Models • Workgroup vs. Domain • Network Topologies • Physical Bus • Physical Star • Physical Ring • Physical Mesh • Demo - Identifying Network Topology • Logical Topologies • Wireless Topologies Lesson C: Network Components and Services • Network Components and Services Lesson D: Becoming a Network Professional • Technical Challenges • Knowledge Specialization • Developing Soft Skills • Achieving the Certification • Planning for Certification • Chapter 01 Review Chapter 02 - Network Standards Lesson A: Introducing Networking Standards • What is a Standard? • Why Use Standards? • Standards Organizations Lesson B: Open Interconnection Systems / Reference Model • What is OSI/RM • Upper Layers • Lower Layers Lesson C: IEEE Network Standards • IEEE Networking Standards • Ethernet • Ethernet Frames • MAC Addresses • Access Methods • 10Base Standards • Demo - Ethernet Standards • Chapter 02 Review Chapter 03 - Network Communications Lesson A: Fundamentals of Network Transmission • Transmission Methods • Network Performance Factors • Serial vs. Parallel • Baseband vs. Broadband • Data Access Methods • Communication Domains • Data Access Methods (Cont.) • Digital Signals • Units of Measurement Lesson B: Copper Media • Transmission Media • Twisted Pair Cabling • Cable Media Categories • Twisted Pair Connectors • Copper Media Types • Wiring Differences • Coaxial Cabling • Demo - Media Types Lesson C: Optical Media • Fiber Optic Cabling • Connection Options • Fiber Optic Connectors • Demo - Optical Cables and Connectors Lesson D: Specialty Cables and Connectors • Specialty Connectors and Cabling • Media Converters Lesson E: LAN Infrastructure Wiring • Demarcation Point • Other LAN Components • Wiring Individual Workstations • Connecting Cables • Punchdown Blocks Lesson F: Wireless Networking • Introduction to Wireless LANs • Wireless Networking Fundamentals • Types of Wireless • Wireless Networking Components • Demo - Configuring an Access Point • Wireless Modes • Wireless Devices • Wireless Networking Standards • 802.11 Standards • Enhancing Wireless Performance • Wired Equivalent Privacy • Wi-Fi Protected Access • 802.1x • Demo - Examining Wireless Security • Planning Wireless Networks • Choosing Antennas • Antenna Types • Wireless Channels • Site Surveys • Other Considerations • Chapter 03 Review Chapter 04 - Working with TCP/IP Lesson A: Understanding TCP/IP • Overview of TCP/IP • TCP/IP Layers • Core Protocols • Transport Protocols • Transmission Control Protocol • User Datagram Protocol • What is a Socket? • Internet Layer • Core Internet Layer Protocols • IP Datagrams • Application Layer • Application Layer Protocols • Well Known Ports Lesson B: Working with IPv4 Addresses • Introduction to IP Addresses Subnet Masks • Demo - Working with Binary IP Addresses • IPv4 Address Rules • Valid Masks • Default Gateway • Demo - Configuring IP Addresses • Address Categories • Public vs. Private Addresses • Classful Addressing • Classless Addressing • Demo - CIDR Notation • Create IPv4 Subnets • Simple Subnetting • Complex Subnetting • Demo - Creating Subnets Lesson C: Working With IPv6 Addresses • Introduction to IPv6 • IPv6 Advantages • IPv6 Addresses • IPv6 Addressing • Global Unicast • Unique Local Unicast • Link Local Address • Special Addresses • Autoconfiguration in IPv6 • Demo - Viewing and Configuring IPV6 Lesson D: Assigning Addresses with DHCP • Introducing DHCP • DHCP Leases • Lease Renewal • DHCP Server Placement • DHCP Implementations • DHCP Servers Lesson E: Resolving Names Using DNS • What is Name Resolution • Types of Names • Introduction to DNS • DNS Components • Resource Records • DNS Zones and Domains • Name Resolution Process • Types of Queries • Chapter 04 Review Chapter 05 - Network Devices Lesson A: Introduction to Network Devices • Common Network Devices • Device Capabilities • OSI / RM Layers and Devices Lesson B: Physical Layer Devices • Introduction to Physical Devices • Network Interface Cards • Repeaters • Repeater Types • Hubs Lesson C: Data Link Layer Devices • Data Link Filtering • What is a Bridge? • Network Switches • Introduction to the Layer 2 Switch • Switch Categories • Switch Characteristics • Power Over Ethernet • Virtual Capabilities • Virtual LAN (VLAN) • Initial Switch Configuration • Interface Configuration • Introduction to STP • STP Port States • RSTP Differences • Understanding Trunking • Trunking Protocols • Additional Management for Switches Lesson D: Network Layer Devices • The Layer 3 Job • Routing Tables • Demo - Reading a Routing Table • Network Segmentation Benefits • Hardware vs. Software Routers • Static vs. Dynamic Routing • Routing Protocols • Dynamic Routing • What is a Metric? • Distance Vector vs. Link State • Path Vector • Interior Routing Protocols • Exterior Routing Protocols • Routing Problems • Router Redundancy Lesson E: Additional Network Devices • Additional Network Devices • Load Balancers • Traffic Shapers • Chapter 05 Review Chapter 06 - Wide Area Networks Lesson A: WAN Fundamentals • What is a Wide Area Network (WAN)? • WAN Options • WAN Categories Lesson B: Wired WAN Connections • Public Switched Telephone Network • Integrated Services Digital Network • Digital Subscriber Line • Cable Modems • MPLS • ATM • Frame Relay • Leased Lines • Metropolitan Ethernet Lesson C: Wireless WAN Connections • Satellite WANs • Wireless Local Loop • WiMAX • Cellular Connections • GSM vs. CDMA • 3G Technologies • 4G Technology Lesson D: Fiber WAN Connections • Fiber WAN Connections • OC Levels • Demo - Choosing a WAN Provider • Chapter 06 Review Chapter 07 - Remote Access Lesson A: Introduction to Remote Networking • Introduction to Remote Networking • Remote Node • Remote Desktop Control • Remote Control Concepts • Demo - Configuring Remote Control Lesson B: Authenticating Remote Connections • Understanding Authentication • Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) • CHAP and MS-CHAP • EAP and Other Authentication Protocols • RADIUS • TACACS+ Lesson C: Understanding Virtual Private Networks • What is a VPN? • VPN Tunnel Types • What is Encapsulation? • VPN Components • Encryption Types • VPN Concentrators • VPN Protocols • Demo - Create and Configure a VPN • Chapter 07 Review Chapter 08 - Network Security Lesson A: Network Security Fundamentals • Introduction to Network Security • The CIA Triad • Network Threats • Network Vulnerabilities • Understanding Risk • What is AAAA? • Cryptography • Algorithms and Keys • Digital Signatures • Best Practices for Permissions • Best Practices for Employees Lesson B: Planning for Network Security • Planning for Network Security • Types of Threats • Threat-Vulnerability Pairs • Identifying Vulnerabilities • Types of Vulnerabilities • Mitigating Risks • User Awareness • Understanding Compliance • Business Continuity • Change Management • Network Documentation Lesson C: Identifying Threats and Vulnerabilities • Threat Categories • Introduction to Software Attacks • Malicious Code Attacks • Types of Malicious Code • Network Threats • Port Scanning and Eavesdropping • IP Spoofing • Denial of Service (DoS) • Man-in-the-Middle Attacks • Human Attacks • Wireless Vulnerabilities and Threats Lesson D: Protecting the Network • Protecting the Network • Implementing Physical Protection • Physical Security Options • Demo - Examining Physical Security Devices • Anti-Malware • Demo - Anti-malware Options • Network Hardening • Securing Network Communications • Introduction to Firewalls • Types of Firewalls • Demo - Using Firewalls • Authentication • Authentication Factors • Network Access Control • Chapter 08 Review Chapter 09 - Building Highly Available and Scalable Networks Lesson A: Maintaining Business Continuity • Maintaining Business Continuity • Understanding High Availability • High Availability Options • Disaster Recovery • Monitoring Network Devices • Patch Management Lesson B: Virtualization and Cloud Computing • What is Virtualization? • Virtualization Benefits • Virtualization and Cloud Computing • Virtual Machine Hosts • Virtualization Components • The Importance of Storage • Storage Options • Storage Area Networks • Virtual Devices and Networks • What is Cloud Computing? • The Cloud Advantage • Cloud Models • Cloud Services Models • Demo - Working in the Cloud Lesson C: Unified Communications • Unified Communications • Unified Communication Components • Unified Communication Technologies • Chapter 09 Review Chapter 10 - Maintenance, Monitoring, and Troubleshooting Lesson A: Network Safety Fundamentals • The Importance of Safety • Electrical Safety • Static Electricity • Preventing Static Electricity • Fire Suppression Systems Lesson B: Network Operations • Implementing Network Policies Lesson C: Maintaining and Monitoring Networks • Types of Monitoring • Performance Baselines • Monitoring Tools • Network Monitoring Tools • Introduction to Network Tools • Analyzing Traffic • Environmental Monitoring • Using SYSLOG • Using SIEM • Using SNMP • SNMP Components • SNMP Packet Types • Monitoring Operating Systems • Using Task Manager • Using Event Viewer • Maintaining and Monitoring Networks • Using Performance Monitor • Additional Monitoring Types • Introduction to Patch Management • Operating System Updates • Updating Windows Systems • Managing Network Devices Lesson D: Troubleshooting Methodology • Introduction to Troubleshooting • Identifying the Issue • Establish a Theory of Probable Cause • Create an Action Plan • Putting it All Together Lesson E: Troubleshooting Tools • Hardware Troubleshooting Tools • Network Tool Kit • Software Toolkits • OS Troubleshooting Tools • Demo - OS Troubleshooting Tools Lesson F: Troubleshooting Network Issues • Introduction to Wireless Issues • Wireless Signal Issues • Troubleshooting Hardware and Configuration • Wireless Security Issues • Troubleshooting Wired Connectivity Issues • Troubleshooting Fiber Cable Issues • Troubleshooting Network Service Issues • Troubleshooting Security Issues • Chapter 10 Review • Course Closure



    Required: None. Recommended: CompTIA A+ Certification and At least 9 to 12 months of networking experience.


    • All materials accessed online, and are included in course

    Technical Requirements

    All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements: Internet Connection • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless) Hardware Requirements • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended Software Requirements • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended • Cookies MUST be enabled • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)


    CompTIA Network+ 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.


    • 100% Online, Self-Paced • Open Enrollment • Admissions and Student Support • Multimedia Rich and Interactive Content • Industry Certification Exam, when applicable • Hands-on Opportunity Upon Completion

    Career Services

    Students that successfully complete our career training are given a full years access to our modern day career services. With our career services, students are provided a multitude of career development tools to help launch their career quickly and successfully. These tools include:

    • Certification Exam Voucher and Registration Assistance (If Applicable)
    • Resume Building Assistance
    • Externship or Shadowing Placement
    • Career Coaching
    • Employer Skills Matching
    • And More!

    We are dedicated to serving our students on their unique career development journey. Whether you are transitioning to a new career, entering the workforce for the first time, or an experienced professional looking to climb the corporate ladder, our career services team can provide you with professional development tools applicable for any stage of your career.

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