Networking Essentials

The exam covers network technologies, installation and configuration, media and topologies, management, and security. Candidate job roles include network administrator, network technician, network installer, help desk technician and IT cable installer.

Companies such as Dell, HP, Ricoh, Sharp and Xerox recommend or require CompTIA Network+ for their networking technicians. It is a technical prerequisite option for IT technicians seeking to join the Apple Consultants Network, and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense.


Contact hours 30 hours (10 sessions of 3 hours each) plus home exercises given by the instructor. Topics covered in this workshop are as shown below


1 Basic Network Concepts

1.1 Indentifying Characteristics of a Network

2 Network Protocols and Standards

2.1 Network Protocols (TCP/IP)

3 Networking Components

3.1 Bridges, Switches, Routers and Brouters

4 TCP/IP Fundamentals

4.1 TCP/IP Fundamentals

5 TCP/IP Utilities

5.1 Troubleshooting with TCP/IP Utilities

6 Configuring Routers and Switches

6.1 Basic Router and Switch Configuration

7 Subnetting and Routing

7.1 Understanding Subnetting and Routing

8 Configuring Network Services

8.1 Understanding DNS and deploying DHCP

9 Wireless Networking

9.1 Understanding Wireless Networking

10 Remote Access and VPN Connectivity

10.1 Remote Connectivity Concepts

10.2 Virtual Private Networks (VPN's)

11 Wide Area Network Technologies

11.1 Internet Access Technologies

12 Implementing a Network

12.1 Intstalling a Network

13 Maintaining and Supporting a Network

13.1 Network Upgrades

14 Network Security

14.1 Understanding Attack Types

15 Troubleshooting the Network

 15.1 Learn Troubleshooting of Network