The Network+ Certification Course (Paper-Based) covers the Latest N10-006 CompTIA Network+ Certification syllabus. CompTIA Network+ certification is an entry-level certification program for Network technicians and ensures that the successful candidate has the required skills and knowledge to take on a role in building, managing, and protecting a data network.

The Network+ Certification Course can benefit those preparing for the N10-006 Exam, but is also useful for those whose job duties include Network Troubleshooting, installation or maintenance or those preparing for any type of network related career.

About CompTIA Network+ Certification

CompTIA Network+ Certification is the leading vendor-neutral, globally-recognised networking certification and is recommended as a first professional-level networking certification. As the demand for skilled network support professionals grows, Network+ has quickly becoming the standard for networking competency. Network+ is the perfect entry point into a networking career.

The new N10-006 exam has been updated to reflect the current thinking of industry professionals as well as to reflect technologies used today, with a greater emphasis on practical knowledge, especially how to identify and use elements of a network infrastructure.

Course Objectives:

After completing this home study course student’s will know how to:

  • Identify basic Network theory concepts and major network communications methods.
  • Describe bounded network media.
  • Identify unbounded network media.
  • Identify the major types of network implementations.
  • Identify TCP/IP addressing and data delivery methods.
  • Implement routing technologies.
  • Identify the major services deployed on TCP/IP networks.
  • Identify the infrastructure of a WAN implementation.
  • Identify the components used in cloud computing and virtualization.
  • Describe basic concepts related to network security.
  • Prevent security breaches.
  • Respond to security incidents.
  • Identify the components of a remote network implementation.
  • Identify the tools, methods, and techniques used in managing a network.
  • Describe troubleshooting of issues on a network.

Please Note: The Network+ Certification Course is designed as a theory-based course but does contain all relevant information on how to complete practical exercises. The course books are Officially endorsed course materials that cover all of the exam objectives and implements important instructional design principles.

The Network+ Certification home study course consists of the following items:

Network+ Certification Course Book

This course book is designed to provide network technicians and support staff with the foundation-level skills they need to install, operate, manage, maintain, and troubleshoot a corporate network. The manual is designed for quick and easy scanning and filled with exercises that help ensure success.

The Course Book covers the following units:

  • Unit 1: Network Theory

The following topics are covered in this unit: Networking Overview; Network Standards and the OSI Model; Network Types; Identify Network Configurations; and Data Transmission Methods.

  • Unit 2: Bounded Network Media

The following topics are covered in this unit: Copper Media; Fibre Optic Media; Bounded Network Media Installation; and Noise Control.

  • Unit 3: Unbounded Network Media

The following topics are covered in this unit: Wireless Networking; Wireless Network Devices and Components; and Install a Wireless Network.

  • Unit 4: Network Implementations

The following topics are covered in this unit: Physical Network Topologies; Logical Network Topologies; Ethernet Networks; Network Devices; and VLANs.

  • Unit 5: TCP/IP Addressing and Data Delivery

The following topics are covered in this unit: The TCP/IP Protocol Suite; IPv4 Addressing; Default IP Addressing Schemes; Create Custom IP Addressing Schemes; IPv6 Address Implementation; and Delivery Techniques.

  • Unit 6: Routing

The following topics are covered in this unit: Enable Static Routing; Implement Dynamic IP Routing.

  • Unit 7: TCP/IP Services

The following topics are covered in this unit: Assign IP Addresses; Domain Naming Services; TCP/IP Commands; and Common TCP/IP Protocols.

  • Unit 8: WAN Infrastructure

The following topics are covered in this unit: WAN Basics; WAN Connectivity Methods; WAN Transmission Technologies; and Unified Communication Technologies.

  • Unit 9: Cloud and Virtualization Technologies

The following topics are covered in this unit: Virtualization; SAN Implementations; and Cloud Computing.

  • Unit 10: Network Security Basics

The following topics are covered in this unit: Introduction to Network Security; Vulnerabilities; Threats and Attacks; Authentication Methods; and Encryption Methods.

  • Unit 11: Preventing Security Breaches

The following topics are covered in this unit: Physical Security Controls; Network Access Controls; Install and Configure Firewalls; Harden Networks; Intrusion Detection and Prevention; and Educate Users.

  • Unit 12: Responding to Security Incidents

The following topics are covered in this unit: Incident Management and Response; and Basic Forensic Concepts.

  • Unit 13: Remote Networking

The following topics are covered in this unit: Remote Network Architectures; Remote Access Networking Implementations; Virtual Private Networking; and VPN Protocols.

  • Unit 14: Network Management

The following topics are covered in this unit: Network Monitoring; Configuration Management Documentation; and Network Performance Optimization.

  • Unit 15: Troubleshooting Network Issues

The following topics are covered in this unit: Network Troubleshooting Models; Network Troubleshooting Utilities; Hardware Troubleshooting Tools; Common Connectivity Issues; Troubleshoot Security Configuration Issues; and Troubleshoot Security Issues.

The course also includes a section on mapping course content to the CompTIA Network+ Exam.

Free Network+ N10-006 Course Book (Digital Versions)

Students will also receive digital versions of their course books. These come in .PDF (Adobe Acrobat) and .EPUB (Epub File Reader) format and will allow you to view your course books on any application that supports these formats.

Student Exercise Files & Access to the Network+ Student Page:

Students can access our Network+ Course Page with links to animated components, checklists and various Network+ and social media resources.

MeasureUp Exam Preparation Software:

Official MeasureUp practice test software is included with our course materials which gives students 180 days access to 238 Questions including 15 interactive questions and Robust Explanations. MeasureUp offer quality test content so that you will be prepared for your exams. All objectives of the exam are covered in depth so students are ready for any question. The practice tests are written by industry experts in this subject area.

Please Note: The MeasureUp practice exam requires the use of Chrome as your browser in order to study with the simulation type questions and is not compatible with mobile devices.

Virtual Labs (Optional - £90.00 for a 6 month license):

The Virtual Labs provide learners with live remote software environments that are pre-configured to interact with course activities. This is an additional item available for £90.00.

Prerequisites:

It is recommended that students have completed the A+ Certification Course and have experience of Networks and Networking equipment, but this is not a requirement. Students will need Internet access for support and for associated course files.

Course Duration & Support:

Students may register at any time. The home study courses are designed as self-study courses but if you have any problems you can email our email support. As the home study course is self study you can complete in as little or as long a time as you prefer, and we do not impose a cut-off date for study.

Assessment:

Assessment is from the Network+ Certification N10-006 and Examination. The Examination has 90 questions in a Multiple choice and performance-based questions over a 90 minute period. The Exam is graded on a scale of 100 - 900 with a minimum passing score of 720.

Qualification:

CompTIA Network CourseOn completion of the Network+ home study course, you can apply for the Internationally Recognised CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Examination.

Examinations must be sat at a registered Pearson VUE testing centre and are currently £166.00 + VAT each.

You can find or register for your nearest exam centres by selecting the Test Takers option from the Pearson Vue Website.

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