The CompTIA Network+ Certification N10-007 Online course is designed to guide students through this globally recognised certification programme for for IT network practitioners. The N10-007 exam validates your expertise to design and implement functional networks, configure, manage, and maintain essential network devices, and many more.

The Network+ Certification Online Course can benefit those preparing for the CompTIA N10-007 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

Network+ ensures an IT professional has the knowledge and skills to:

  • Design and implement functional networks;
  • Configure, manage, and maintain essential network devices;
  • Use devices such as switches and routers to segment network traffic and create resilient networks;
  • Identify benefits and drawbacks of existing network configurations;
  • Implement network security, standards, and protocols;
  • Troubleshoot network problems; and
  • Support the creation of virtualized networks.

Elearning Portal:

Course ScreenshotThis course is delivered through our online course portal and will give students 12 months access to their materials. The course includes 68 videos, and interactive activities that to keep the student engaged, and each lesson includes Flash Cards, a short quiz and exercises to confirm your understanding of the subject. When returning to your studies you to return to the last point or to the furthest point you have read.

Free Trial: We recommend that students register for and access a free trial of this course prior to enrolment. As this is a digital edition of the course, refunds cannot be issued once the access code has been issued. The free trial will give you access to the first lesson of the course materials.

The Network+ Certification N10-007 Course includes the following contents:

Pre-assessment:

The pre-assessment is designed as a guide to assess the students’ knowledge of the course topics before they begin the course. The results will help them to understand what you need to learn and after going through the course contents they will be able to score higher on this and the other practice tests in the course.

Chapter & Lessons:

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Networks

This lesson covers the following subjects: First Things First: What’s a Network?; Physical Network Topologies; Topology Selection, Backbones, and Segments; Summary; Exam Essentials; and Written Lab.

  • Lesson 2: The Open Systems Interconnection Specifications

This lesson covers the following subjects: Internetworking Models; The OSI Reference Model; Introduction to Encapsulation; Modulation Techniques; Summary; Exam Essentials; and Written Lab.

  • Lesson 3: Networking Topologies, Connectors, and Wiring Standards

This lesson covers the following subjects: Physical Media; Cable Properties; Wiring Standards; Installing Wiring Distributions; Summary; Exam Essentials; and Written Lab.

  • Lesson 4: The Current Ethernet Specifications

This lesson covers the following subjects: Network Basics; Ethernet Basics; Ethernet at the Data Link Layer; Ethernet at the Physical Layer; Ethernet over Other Standards (IEEE 1905.1-2013); Summary; Exam Essentials; and Written Lab.

  • Lesson 5: Networking Devices

This lesson covers the following subjects: Common Network Connectivity Devices; Other Specialized Devices; Planning and Implementing a Basic SOHO Network Using Network Segmentation; Summary; Exam Essentials; and Written Lab.

  • Lesson 6: Introduction to the Internet Protocol

This lesson covers the following subjects: Introducing TCP/IP; Data Encapsulation; Summary; Exam Essentials; and Written Lab.

  • Lesson 7: IP Addressing

This lesson covers the following subjects: IP Terminology; The Hierarchical IP Addressing Scheme; IPv4 Address Types; Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6); Summary; Exam Essentials; and Written Lab.

  • Lesson 8: IP Subnetting, Troubleshooting IP, and Introduction to NAT

This lesson covers the following subjects: Subnetting Basics; Troubleshooting IP Addressing; Introduction to Network Address Translation (NAT); Summary; Exam Essentials; and Written Lab.

  • Lesson 9: Introduction to IP Routing

This lesson covers the following subjects: Routing Basics; The IP Routing Process; Testing Your IP Routing Understanding; Static and Dynamic Routing; Summary; Exam Essentials; and Written Lab.

  • Lesson 10: Routing Protocols

This lesson covers the following subjects: Routing Protocol Basics; Distance Vector Routing Protocols; Link State Routing Protocols; High Availability; Advanced IPv6 Concepts; IPv6 Routing Protocols; Summary; Exam Essentials; and Written Lab.

  • Lesson 11: Switching and Virtual LANs

This lesson covers the following subjects: Networking Before Layer 2 Switching; Switching Services; Spanning Tree Protocol; Virtual LANs; VLAN Trunking Protocol; Two Additional Advanced Features of Switches; Summary; Exam Essentials; and Written Lab.

  • Lesson 12: Wireless Networking

This lesson covers the following subjects: Introduction to Wireless Technology; Cellular; The 802.11 Standards; Comparing 802.11 Standards; Wireless Network Components; Installing a Wireless Network; Site Survey; Wireless Security; Summary; Exam Essentials; and Written Lab.

  • Lesson 13: Authentication and Access Control

This lesson covers the following subjects: Security Filtering; Managing User Account and Password Security; User-Authentication Methods; Summary; Exam Essentials; and Written Lab.

  • Lesson 14: Network Threats and Mitigation

This lesson covers the following subjects: Recognising Security Threats; Vulnerabilities; Understanding Mitigation Techniques; Policies and Procedures; Anti-malware Software; Summary; Exam Essentials; and Written Lab.

  • Lesson 15: Physical Security and Risk

This lesson covers the following subjects: Using Hardware and Software Security Devices; Defining Firewalls; Firewall Technologies; Firewalls at the Application Layer vs. the Network Layer; Scanning Services and Other Firewall Features; Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems; VPN Concentrators; Understanding Problems Affecting Device Security; Summary; Exam Essentials; and Written Lab.

  • Lesson 16: Wide Area Networks

This lesson covers the following subjects: What’s a WAN?; T-Series Connections; Transmission Media; Broadband Services; Wireless WAN Technologies; WAN Protocols; WAN Troubleshooting; Summary; Exam Essentials; and Written Lab.

  • Lesson 17: Troubleshooting Tools

This lesson covers the following subjects: Protocol Analyzers; Throughput Testers; Connectivity Software; Using traceroute; Using the ping Utility; Using the Address Resolution Protocol; Using the nslookup Utility; Resolving Names with the Hosts Table; Using the Mtr Command (pathping); Using the route Command; Using the nbtstat Utility; Using the netstat Utility; Using tcpdump; Using the File Transfer Protocol; Using the Telnet Utility; Summary; Exam Essentials; and Written Lab.

  • Lesson 18: Software and Hardware Tools

This lesson covers the following subjects: Understanding Network Scanners; Baseline; Network Monitoring and Logging; Identifying Hardware Tools; Summary; Exam Essentials; and Written Lab.

  • Lesson 19: Network Troubleshooting

This lesson covers the following subjects: Narrowing Down the Problem; Troubleshooting Steps; Troubleshooting Tips; Summary; Exam Essentials; and Written Lab.

  • Lesson 20: Management, Monitoring, and Optimization

This lesson covers the following subjects: Managing Network Documentation; Network Monitoring; Network Optimization; Summary; Exam Essentials; and Written Lab.

  • Appendix A: Subnetting Class A

This lesson covers the following subjects: Subnetting Practice Examples: Class A Addresses; Subnetting in Your Head: Class A Addresses; Written Lab 1; and Written Lab 2.

Videos:

The course includes 68 videos, totaling over 13 hours to help understand concepts. It also includes "How Tos" that help learners with how to accomplish certain tasks.

Practice Exams:

Prepare for your exam with 50+ pre-assessment questions, 3 full length tests and 90+ post-assessment questions. Practice tests comes with learn, test and review modes. In learn mode, learners will attempt a question and will get immediate feedback as they move on to the next question. In test mode, learners can take a timed test simulating the actual exam conditions. In review mode, learners can read through one item at a time without attempting it.

Post Assessment:

This is final indicator to gauge a student’s readiness and should be attempted after all of the exercises and practice tests have been completed.

Additional MeasureUp Exam Preparation Software:

Official MeasureUp practice test software is included with our course materials which gives students 180 days access to over 400 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.

MeasureUp Exam Preparation Software
MeasureUp Exam Preparation Software
MeasureUp Exam Preparation Software

Performance Labs: Optional (Available for an additional £90.00)

Online performance labs can be purchased for £90.00 as an additional item when ordering from our website. These labs are used to supplement training and simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments. The live labs include hands-on activities and videos and are available for 12 months.

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.

Course Duration & Support:

Students may register at any time and have 12 months access to the course materials. This home study course is designed as a self-study course, but email support is available for the 12 month period. As the course is self-study you can complete in as little or as long a time as you prefer.

Assessment:

Assessment is in the form of the Network+ Certification N10-007 examination. The Examination has 90 questions in a multiple choice and performance-based format 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+ Online Course you can apply for the CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Examination.

Examinations must be sat at a registered Pearson VUE testing centre and are currently £189.00 + 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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