AT300 - CompTIA Network+®

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, or who wish to prepare for the CompTIA Network+ certification. CompTIA Network+ is the first certification IT professionals specializing in network administration and support should earn. Network+ is aimed at IT professionals with job roles such as network administrator, network technician, network installer, help desk technician, and IT cable installer.

This course is also designed for students who are seeking the CompTIA Network+ certification and who want to prepare for the CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Certification Exam.

The Official CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-007) course can benefit you in several ways:

•If you are preparing for any type of network-related career, it provides the background knowledge and skills you will require to be successful.
•It contains information and procedures that can help you if your job duties include network troubleshooting, installation, or maintenance.
•It can assist you in preparing for the CompTIA Network+ examination (Exam N10-007).

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A typical student taking the CompTIA Network+ course should have a minimum of nine months of professional computer support experience as a PC or help desk technician. To ensure your success in this course, you should possess basic Windows® and Linux® user skills and a fundamental understanding of computer and networking concepts. You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking the following official CompTIA courses:
The Official CompTIA® A+® Core 1 (Exam 220-1001)
The Official CompTIA® A+® Core 2 (Exam 220-1002)
Note: The prerequisites for this course might differ significantly from the prerequisites for the CompTIA certification exams. For the most up-to-date information about the exam prerequisites, complete the form on this page:

Detailed Class Syllabus

Lesson 1: Explaining the OSI and TCP/IP Models

Topic A: Explain OSI Model Layers
Topic B: Explain the TCP/IP Suite

Lesson 2: Explaining Properties of Network Traffic

Topic A: Explain Media Types and Access Methods
Topic B: Deploy Ethernet Standards
Topic C: Configure and Monitor Network Interfaces

Lesson 3: Installing and Configuring Switched Networks

Topic A: Install and Configure Hubs and Bridges
Topic B: Install and Configure Switches
Topic C: Compare and Contrast Network Topologies
Topic D: Compare and Contrast Network Types

Lesson 4: Configuring IP Networks

Topic A: Configure IPv4 Addressing Components
Topic B: Test IP Interfaces with Command Line Tools
Topic C: Configure IPv4 Subnets
Topic D: Configure Private and Public IPv4 Addressing Schemes
Topic E: Configure IPv6 Addressing Components
Topic F: Configure DHCP Services

Lesson 5: Installing and Configuring Routed Networks

Topic A: Explain Characteristics of Routing
Topic B: Install and Configure Routers

Lesson 6: Configuring and Monitoring Ports and Protocols

Topic A: Explain the Uses of Ports and Protocols
Topic B: Use Port Scanners and Protocol Analyzers
Topic C: Explain the Use of Name Resolution Services
Topic D: Configure DNS and IPAM Services

Lesson 7: Explaining Network Application and Storage Services

Topic A: Explain the Uses of Network Applications
Topic B: Explain the Uses of Voice Services and Advanced Networking Devices
Topic C: Explain the Uses of Virtualization and Network Storage Services
Topic D: Summarize the Concepts of Cloud Services

Lesson 8: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Networks

Topic A: Monitor Network Interfaces and Logs
Topic B: Explain Network Troubleshooting Methodology
Topic C: Troubleshoot Common Network Services Issues

Lesson 9: Explaining Networking Attacks and Mitigations

Topic A: Summarize Common Networking Attacks
Topic B: Explain the Characteristics of VLANs
Topic C: Explain the Characteristics of NAT and Port Forwarding

Lesson 10: Installing and Configuring Security Devices

Topic A: Install and Configure Firewalls and Proxies
Topic B: Explain the Uses of IDS/IPS and UTM

Lesson 11: Explaining Authentication and Access Controls

Topic A: Explain Authentication Controls and Attacks
Topic B: Explain the Uses of Authentication Protocols and Directory Services
Topic C: Explain the Uses of Port Security and NAC
Topic D: Implement Network Device Hardening
Topic E: Explain Patch Management and Vulnerability Scanning Processes

Lesson 12: Deploying and Troubleshooting Cabling Solutions

Topic A: Deploy Structured Cabling Systems
Topic B: Deploy Twisted Pair Cabling Solutions
Topic C: Test and Troubleshoot Twisted Pair Cabling Solutions
Topic D: Deploy Fiber Optic Cabling Solutions

Lesson 13: Implementing and Troubleshooting Wireless Technologies

Topic A: Install and Configure Wireless Technologies
Topic B: Troubleshoot Wireless Performance Issues
Topic C: Secure and Troubleshoot Wireless Connectivity

Lesson 14: Comparing and Contrasting WAN Technologies

Topic A: Compare and Contrast WAN Core Service Types
Topic B: Compare and Contrast WAN Subscriber Service Types
Topic C: Compare and Contrast WAN Framing Service Types
Topic D: Compare and Contrast Wireless and IoT WAN Technologies

Lesson 15: Using Remote Access Methods

Topic A: Use Remote Access VPNs
Topic B: Use Remote Access Management Methods

Lesson 16: Identifying Site Policies and Best Practices

Topic A: Manage Networks with Documentation and Diagrams
Topic B: Summarize the Purposes of Physical Security Devices
Topic C: Compare and Contrast Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Concepts
Topic D: Identify Policies and Best Practices