The Network+ Certification N10-006 Online course is designed to guide students through this globally recognised IT certification programme and will ensure students cover the technical knowledge required for foundation-level IT network practitioners and will enable you to troubleshoot, manage, install, maintain, operate and configure basic network infrastructure,basic design principles, describe networking technologies, adhere to wiring standards and use testing tools.

The Network+ Certification Online 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.

Elearning Portal:

Course ScreenshotThis course is delivered through our online course portal and will give students 12 months access to the materials. The course includes 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 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 course materials have been accessed. The free trial will give you access to the first lesson of the course materials.

The Network+ Certification N10-006 Course includes the following contents:


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: Network Theory

This lesson covers the following subjects: Networking Overview; Network Standards and the OSI Model; Network Types; Identify Network Configurations; Data Transmission Methods; and Lesson Summary.

  • Lesson 2: Bounded Network Media

This lesson covers the following subjects: Copper Media; Fiber Optic Media; Bounded Network Media Installation; Noise Control; and Lesson Summary.

  • Lesson 3: Unbounded Network Media

This lesson covers the following subjects: Wireless Networking; Wireless Network Devices and Components; Install a Wireless Network; and Lesson Summary.

  • Lesson 4: Network Implementations

This lesson covers the following subjects: Physical Network Topologies; Logical Network Topologies; Ethernet Networks; Network Devices; VLANs; and Lesson Summary.

  • Lesson 5: TCP/IP Addressing and Data Delivery

This lesson covers the following subjects: The TCP/IP Protocol Suite; IPv4 Addressing; Default IP Addressing Schemes; Create Custom IP Addressing Schemes; IPv6 Address Implementation; Delivery Techniques; and Lesson Summary.

  • Lesson 6: Routing

This lesson covers the following subjects: Enable Static Routing; Implement Dynamic IP Routing; and Lesson Summary.

  • Lesson 7: TCP/IP Services

This lesson covers the following subjects: Assign IP Addresses; Domain Naming Services; TCP/IP Commands; Common TCP/IP Protocols; and Lesson Summary.

  • Lesson 8: WAN Infrastructure

This lesson covers the following subjects: WAN Basics; WAN Connectivity Methods; WAN Transmission Technologies; Unified Communication Technologies; and Lesson Summary.

  • Lesson 9: Cloud and Virtualization Technologies

This lesson covers the following subjects: Virtualization; SAN Implementations; Cloud Computing; and Lesson Summary.

  • Lesson 10: Network Security Basics

This lesson covers the following subjects: Introduction to Network Security; Vulnerabilities; Threats and Attacks; Authentication Methods; Encryption Methods; and Lesson Summary.

  • Lesson 11: Preventing Security Breaches

This lesson covers the following subjects: Physical Security Controls; Network Access Controls; Install and Configure Firewalls; Harden Networks; Intrusion Detection and Prevention; Educate Users; and Lesson Summary.

  • Lesson 12: Responding to Security Incidents

This lesson covers the following subjects: Incident Management and Response; Basic Forensic Concepts; and Lesson Summary.

  • Lesson 13: Remote Networking

This lesson covers the following subjects: Remote Network Architectures; Remote Access Networking Implementations; Virtual Private Networking; VPN Protocols; and Lesson Summary.

  • Lesson 14: Network Management

This lesson covers the following subjects: Network Monitoring; Configuration Management Documentation; Network Performance Optimization; and Lesson Summary.

  • Lesson 15: Troubleshooting Network Issues

This lesson covers the following subjects: Network Troubleshooting Models; Network Troubleshooting Utilities; Hardware Troubleshooting Tools; Common Connectivity Issues; Troubleshoot Security Configuration Issues; Troubleshoot Security Issues; and Lesson Summary.

Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to the CompTIA Network+ Exam.

Appendix B: Network Fault Tolerance and Disaster Recovery.

Appendix C: Planning and Implementing a SOHO Network.

Practice Exams:

Prepare for your exam with this 240 question simulated test environment. Each practice test 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.

Live Labs: Optional (Available for an additional £120.00)

Online labs can be purchased for £120.00 as an additional item when you order through our website. These labs are used to supplement training and simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. The live labs include hands-on activities and videos. The live labs include hands-on activities and videos and are available for 12 months.


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 is from the Network+ Certification N10-006 and 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.


CompTIA Network CourseOn completion of the Network+ online 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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