CompTIA Network+

Overview

This course will introduce students to networking, including network standards, communications, security, and devices as well as working with TCP/IP, wide area networks, remote access, building highly available and scalable networks, and maintenance, monitoring, and troubleshooting.

Course Description

The candidate will have a basic understanding of enterprise technologies, including cloud and virtualization technologies. CompTIA Network+ is accredited by ANSI to show compliance with the ISO 17024 Standard and, as such, undergoes regular reviews and updates to the exam objectives. 

Certification

The certification (exam) is an internationally recognized validation of the technical knowledge required of foundation-level IT network practitioners. This exam will certify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to troubleshoot, configure, and manage common network devices; establish basic network connectivity; understand and maintain network documentation; identify network limitations and weaknesses; and implement network security, standards, and protocols.

Learning Outcome

Students will:  

  1. Independently understand basic computer network technology.
  2. Understand and explain Data Communications System and its components.
  3. Identify the different types of network topologies and protocols.
  4. Enumerate the layers of the OSI model and TCP/IP. Explain the function(s) of each layer.
  5. Identify the different types of network devices and their functions within a network.
  6. Understand and building the skills of sub-netting and routing mechanisms.
  7. Familiarity with the basic protocols of computer networks, and how they can be used to assist in network design and implementation.