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.  The course does not go into depth but rather covers a wide breadth of topics, so self-study will be required before seeking any formal qualifications.

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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
  • Authentication
  • 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
  • Clustering
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.