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CompTIA Network+

  • Length 5 days
  • Price  NZD 3650 exc GST
  • Version N10-008
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Why study this course

CompTIA Network+ validates the technical skills needed to securely establish, maintain and troubleshoot the essential networks that businesses rely on.  

This five-day course helps prepare you for the CompTIA Network+ N10-008 exam which validates the skills required to implement enterprise-level wired and wireless network solutions; identify and troubleshoot network performance issues; and harden networks against threats to mitigate security vulnerabilities.  

The major areas of emphasis include:  

  • IP addressing and connecting networks 

  • Wireless standards and technologies 

  • Network availability 

  • Securing and hardening networks 

  • Troubleshooting

Please note: The exam is not included in the course fee but can be purchased separately. Please contact us for a quote.

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What you’ll learn

On successful course completion, students will be able to:

  • Explain basic networking concepts including network services, physical connections, topologies and architecture, and cloud connectivity

  • Explain routing technologies and networking devices

  • Deploy ethernet solutions and configure wireless technologies

  • Monitor and optimise networks to ensure business continuity

  • Explain security concepts and network attacks in order to harden networks against threats

  • Troubleshoot common cable, connectivity, and software issues related to networking

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Who is the course for?

Professionals looking to validate that they have a solid base of networking skills needed to build and support the connectivity needed for IT infrastructure in order to achieve business objectives. This course would suite job roles such as:

  • Junior Network Administrator

  • IS Consultant

  • Network Field Engineer

  • Network Support Specialist

  • Network Analyst

  • Datacenter Support Technician

  • Network Engineer

  • System Administrator

Course subjects

Refer to the certification guide for a deeper dive into the N10-008 exam domains.

Networking Fundamentals

  • Compare and contrast the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model layers and encapsulation concepts

  • Explain the characteristics of network topologies and network types

  • Summarise the types of cables and connectors and explain which is the appropriate type for a solution

  • Configure a subnet and use appropriate IP addressing schemes

  • Explain common ports and protocols, their application, and encrypted alternatives

  • Explain the use and purpose of network services

  • Explain basic corporate and datacenter network architecture

  • Summarise cloud concepts and connectivity options

Networking Implementations

  • Compare and contrast various devices, their features, and their appropriate placement on the network

  • Compare and contrast routing technologies and bandwidth management concepts

  • Configure and deploy common Ethernet switching features

  • Install and configure the appropriate wireless standards and technologies

Network Operations

  • Use the appropriate statistics and sensors to ensure network availability

  • Explain the purpose of organisational documents and policies

  • Explain high availability and disaster recovery concepts and summarise which is the best solution

Network Security

  • Explain common security concepts.

  • Compare and contrast common types of attacks

  • Apply network hardening techniques

  • Compare and contrast remote access methods and security implications

  • Explain the importance of physical Security

Network Troubleshooting

  • Explain the network troubleshooting methodology

  • Troubleshoot common cable connectivity issues and select the appropriate tools

  • Use the appropriate network software tools and commands

  • Troubleshoot common wireless connectivity issues

  • Troubleshoot general networking issues


Recommended experience:

  • Completed the training for CompTIA A+ Core 1 and Core 2 

  • 1-2 years total IT experience with 9-12 months of hands-on experience working in a network support or network administration role

  • Regardless of whether you have passed A+ or have hands-on experience, it is recommended that you have the following skills and knowledge before starting this course:

    • Configure and support PC, laptop, mobile (smartphone / tablet), and print devices

    • Know basic network terminology and functions (such as Ethernet, TCP/IP, switches, routers)

    • Configure and manage users, groups, and shared resources in a simple SOHO network

    • Understand the use of basic access control measures, such as authentication, security policy, encryption, and firewalls

    • Understand TCP/IP addressing, core protocols and troubleshooting tools

Terms & Conditions

The supply of this course by Lumify Work is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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