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CompTIA Network+

  • Length 5 days
  • Price $4070 inc GST
  • Version N10-008
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Why study this course

CompTIA Network+ validates the technical skills needed to securely establish, maintain and troubleshoot the essential networks that businesses rely on.  

This five-day course helps prepare you for the CompTIA Network+ N10-008 exam which validates the skills required to implement enterprise-level wired and wireless network solutions; identify and troubleshoot network performance issues; and harden networks against threats to mitigate security vulnerabilities.  

The major areas of emphasis include:  

  • IP addressing and connecting networks 

  • Wireless standards and technologies 

  • Network availability 

  • Securing and hardening networks 

  • Troubleshooting

Aligns to certification

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What you’ll learn

Networking Fundamentals
Explain basic networking concepts including network services, physical connections, topologies and architecture, and cloud connectivity.

Networking Implementations
Explain routing technologies and networking devices; deploy ethernet solutions and configure wireless technologies.

Network Operations
Monitor and optimise networks to ensure business continuity.

Network Security
Explain security concepts and network attacks in order to harden networks against threats.

Network Troubleshooting
Troubleshoot common cable, connectivity, and software issues related to networking.


CompTIA at DDLS

CompTIA is the voice of the world’s information technology (IT) industry. A non-profit association, CompTIA offers IT professionals vendor neutral, industry-leading IT certifications. DDLS is proud to be a CompTIA Authorised Training Partner – offering A+, Security +, Linux+, Network+.


Stay ahead of the technology curve

Don’t let your tech outpace the skills of your people

Quality instructors and content

Expert instructors with real world experience and the latest vendor- approved in-depth course content.

Partner-Preferred Supplier

Chosen and awarded by the world’s leading vendors as preferred training partner.

Ahead of the technology curve

No matter your chosen technologies or platforms, we can help you stay one step ahead.

Who is the course for?

Professionals looking to validate that they have a solid base of networking skills needed to build and support the connectivity needed for IT infrastructure in order to achieve business objectives. This course would suite job roles such as:

  • Junior Network Administrator

  • IS Consultant

  • Network Field Engineer

  • Network Support Specialist

  • Network Analyst

  • Datacenter Support Technician

  • Network Engineer

  • System Administrator

We can also deliver and customise this training course for larger groups – saving your organisation time, money and resources. For more information, please contact us on 1800 853 276.


Course subjects

Refer to the certification guide for a deeper dive into the N10-008 exam domains.

Networking Fundamentals

  • Compare and contrast the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model layers and encapsulation concepts

  • Explain the characteristics of network topologies and network types

  • Summarise the types of cables and connectors and explain which is the appropriate type for a solution

  • Configure a subnet and use appropriate IP addressing schemes

  • Explain common ports and protocols, their application, and encrypted alternatives

  • Explain the use and purpose of network services

  • Explain basic corporate and datacenter network architecture

  • Summarise cloud concepts and connectivity options

Networking Implementations

  • Compare and contrast various devices, their features, and their appropriate placement on the network

  • Compare and contrast routing technologies and bandwidth management concepts

  • Configure and deploy common Ethernet switching features

  • Install and configure the appropriate wireless standards and technologies

Network Operations

  • Use the appropriate statistics and sensors to ensure network availability

  • Explain the purpose of organisational documents and policies

  • Explain high availability and disaster recovery concepts and summarise which is the best solution

Network Security

  • Explain common security concepts.

  • Compare and contrast common types of attacks

  • Apply network hardening techniques

  • Compare and contrast remote access methods and security implications

  • Explain the importance of physical Security

Network Troubleshooting

  • Explain the network troubleshooting methodology

  • Troubleshoot common cable connectivity issues and select the appropriate tools

  • Use the appropriate network software tools and commands

  • Troubleshoot common wireless connectivity issues

  • Troubleshoot general networking issues


Prerequisites

Recommended experience:

  • Completed the training for CompTIA A+ Core 1 and Core 2 

  • One to two years total IT experience with 9-12 months of hands-on experience working in a network support or network administration role

  • Regardless of whether you have passed A+ or have hands on experience, it is recommended that you have the following skills and knowledge before starting this course:

    • Configure and support PC, laptop, mobile (smartphone / tablet), and print devices.

    • Know basic network terminology and functions (such as Ethernet, TCP/IP, switches, routers).

    • Configure and manage users, groups, and shared resources in a simple SOHO network.

    • Understand the use of basic access control measures, such as authentication, security policy, encryption, and firewalls.

    • Understand TCP/IP addressing, core protocols and troubleshooting tools.




Terms & Conditions

The supply of this course by DDLS is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.



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