CompTIA Network +

Learn how to manage, maintain, troubleshoot, install and configure a basic network infrastructure

This course covers managing, maintaining, troubleshooting, operating and configuring basic network infrastructure.  Providing delegates with a wide technical knowledge of networking, covering all the basic networking components used in today's environments, along with a range of protocols, cable types and network devices.  The course will prepare you for the internationally recognised and vendor-neutral CompTIA Network+ certification, which you can take at your leisure.

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  • Date10 Jun 2019
  • VenueWorcester
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Purpose of this course

As a network technician you need a solid understanding of network hardware, installation, troubleshooting techniques and different protocols used in local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs). This is what the CompTIA Network+ course does for you and is the sign of a competent networking professional.

Who is this course for

Desktop Technicians, Field Support Technicians, Help Desk Technicians, Network Support Technicians, Service Centre Technicians, Technical Writers, Installation Specialists or anyone who wants extensive technical knowledge about the components of a network and networking.

You will learn how to
  • Consider options related to the successful deployment of the network
  • Understand the components, types of networks and protocols of networks
  • Become familiar with industry standard TCPIP
  • Troubleshoot the network
  • Understand the Local Area Network infrastructure
  • Reveal options for remote networking
Benefits for your organisation

This course will allow the IT related staff to become more familiar with the technologies underpinning the network; to facilitate improved trouble-shooting and decision making ensuring the environment is more conducive to a stable work environment.

Benefits for you as an individual

Attendance of this course will ensure you will understand the main common components relating to the networking infrastructure. It offers a practical course to raise confidence to troubleshoot common issues that influence networks. It will also act as part preparation for the Network + industry recognised qualification.

Network Theory

Networking Terminology
Network Building Blocks
Standard Network Models
Physical Network Topologies
Logical Network Topologies
Network Categories

Network Communications and Methods

Transmission Methods
Media Access Methods
Signalling Methods

Network Data Delivery

Data Addressing and Delivery
Delivery Techniques

Network Media and Hardware

Bounded Network Media
Unbounded Network Media
Noise Control
Network Connectivity Devices
Wiring Distribution Components

Network Implementations

The OSI Model
Ethernet Networks
Token Ring Networks
Fibre Distributed Data Interface (FDDI)
Wireless Technologies and Standards

Networking with TCP/IP

Families of Protocols
The TCP/IP Protocol
IP Address Basics
Custom IP Addresses
The IP Version 6 Protocol
The TCP/IP Protocol Suite

TCP/IP Services

IP Address Assignment Methods
Host Name Resolution
TCP/IP Utilities
TCP/IP Upper-Layer Services
TCP/IP Interoperability Services

Local Area Networking (LAN) Infrastructure

Bridges and Switches
IP Routing
Static IP Routing
Dynamic IP Routing
Control Data Movement with Filters and VLANs

Wide Area Networking (WAN) Infrastructure

WAN Switching Infrastructure
WAN Transmission Technologies
WAN Connectivity Methods
Voice Over Data Systems

Network Security

Computer Security Basics
Data Encryption
Protect Network Traffic with IPSec
Internet Security
Local Security
Common Threats
Threat Mitigation Techniques
Intrusion Detection and Prevention
Educate Users

Remote Networking

Remote Network Architectures
Remote Access Networking Implementations
Virtual Private Networking
Remote Control Computing

Disaster Recovery

Examine Configuration Management Documentation
Plan for Disaster Recovery
Fault Tolerance Methods
Data Backup

Network Data Storage

Enterprise Data Storage
Network Attached Storage
Storage Area Network Implementations

Network Operating Systems

UNIX and Linux Operating Systems
Apple MAC OS X
Microsoft Operating Systems
Novell Open Enterprise Server

Network Management

Monitoring Tools
Network Baselining
Network optimisation

Network Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting Models
TCP/IP Troubleshooting Utilities
Hardware Troubleshooting Tools
Common Connectivity Issues


Delegates must have attended either our CompTIA A+ Complete course, one of our Windows Server courses or is a networking professional with around 12 months hands-on experience.

More about the exam

The CompTIA Network+ exam is entirely optional. If you choose to take the exam after your course contact us and we will provide you with your 12 month exam voucher to be used at your leisure at a Pearson VUE test centre. We highly recommend that you continue with post course self-study before you sit the examination.

Exam Fee

About the Lead Trainer

Martin is a Systems trainer specialising mostly in Microsoft products, with over 20 years’ experience in training, contracting and managing networks. He currently delivers courses on Windows Server and client operating systems, Virtualisation, Active Directory, IIS web server, Network security, System Center products and automated deployments.