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CompTIA™ Network+ Certification Training

If you’re an IT professional looking to improve your resume—or want to join this growing industry—a CompTIA™ Network+ certification could be a great next step. This credential certifies that you have all the skills you need to configure and troubleshoot both wireless and wired hardware. Proven networking skills are sure to set you apart from others in your field. And the best part is that you can learn networking online with the CompTIA™ Network+ Certification Training from ed2go.

In this program, you'll learn the fundamentals you need to obtain a CompTIA™ Network+ certification and start a career as a network technician. You'll master basic networking concepts and learn about network design, security, routing and switching, cloud computing, IPv6 and forensics, and common security practices.

The ed2go curriculum is one of the most comprehensive you will find online. You’ll learn networking skills through virtual interactive lab environments, and you can set up your own virtual lab environment using VirtualBox. Plus, our program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers. We also now offer the CompTIA™ Network+ Training Program with an exam voucher included.

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CompTIA™ Network+ Certification Training (Voucher Included) Details + Objective

Course Code: GES329

You Will Learn
  • How to install, configure, and differentiate between common network devices.
  • Routing protocols, computer forensic practices, and addressing and cloud computing technologies.
  • All about WAN/LAN technology, addressing services like DHCP, the OSI model and the TCP/IP model, and Domain Name Services (DNS).
  • How to implement a basic wireless network and wireless security.
  • How to conduct network monitoring and perform network performance optimization.
How the course is taught
  • You can enroll in our self-paced, open enrollment courses at any time.
  • Upon registering, you're given six months to complete this program.
  • Your facilitator will be available via email to answer your questions and provide feedback.
  • You’ll get hands-on experience in your very own virtual lab.
How you will benefit
  • Get ready for a career as a network technician.
  • Be prepared to take the CompTIA™ Network+ certification exam (N10-006).
  • Receive a certificate of completion and add this course to your resume to prove your knowledge.
  • You may even be able to use your facilitator as a professional reference.
CompTIA™ Network+ Certification Training (Voucher Included) Outline
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Network Architecture

In this section, we’ll learn networking basics, including explaining various network devices and comparing network services and applications. We’ll learn how to install and configure DHCP, DNS, and NAT, as well as learning all about WAN technologies, cabling and connectors, network topologies, and network infrastructure implementation. Then we’ll move on to some TCP/IP concepts and routing concepts and protocols. We’ll explore unified communication technologies and the cloud and virtualization. Finally, we’ll learn how to implement a basic network.

Network Operations

In the lessons in Section 2, we’ll learn all about network operations. We’ll start by exploring Monitoring Tools and how to analyze metrics and reports from monitoring and tracking. Then we’ll tackle configuration management, network segmentation, and how to apply patches and updates. The last lessons will teach you how to configure switches and configure wireless LANs. 

Network Security

Network security is a very important piece of the puzzle, and in this section you’ll learn networking fundamentals regarding risk management. We’ll talk about network vulnerabilities and threats, as well as network hardening techniques, plus physical security controls. Then we’ll learn how to configure a firewall, and all about network access control models and network forensics.

Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting is a big part of what a certified network technician does. This section will provide an overview of what troubleshooting is and the tools you have at your disposal. Then we’ll dive into various troubleshooting scenarios: wireless, copper cable issues, fiber cable issues, network issues, security issues, and WAN issues. By the end of this section, you’ll be able to troubleshoot all the most common problems.

Industry Standards, Practices, and Network Theory

This section will discuss broader industry concepts that any professional technician must know about. The lessons will teach you about the Open Systems Interconnection model (OSI) model and various network theories and concepts. You’ll learn how to deploy wireless standards and also ensure wired connectivity. We’ll review network policies and procedures, configure equipment and locations, and learn about change management and ports and protocols. After this last section is complete, you will truly have a full knowledge of networking.

Program Details
  1. Network Architecture
    1. Explain network devices
    2. Compare network services and applications
    3. Install and configure DHCP, DNS, and NAT
    4. WAN Technologies
    5. Cabling and Connectors
    6. Network Topologies
    7. Network Infrastructure Implementation
    8. TCP/IP concepts - IPv6, IPv4
    9. Routing concepts and protocols
    10. Unified communication technologies
    11. Cloud and Virtualization
    12. Implement a basic network
  2. Network Operations
    1. Monitoring Tools
    2. Analyze metrics and reports from monitoring and tracking
    3. Configuration management
    4. Network segmentation
    5. Apply patches and updates
    6. Configure switches
    7. Configure wireless LANs
  3. Network Security
    1. Risk Management
    2.  Network vulnerabilities and threats
    3. Network hardening techniques
    4. Physical security controls
    5. Configure a firewall
    6. Network Access Control Models
    7. Forensics
  4. Troubleshooting
    1. Network troubleshooting
    2. Troubleshooting Tools
    3. Troubleshooting Wireless
    4. Troubleshooting common copper cable issues
    5. Troubleshoot fiber cable issues
    6. Troubleshoot network issues
    7. Troubleshoot security issues
    8. Troubleshoot WAN issues
  5. Industry standards, practices and network theory
    1. OSI Model
    2. Network theory and concepts
    3. Deploy wireless standards
    4. Wired connectivity 
    5. Network policies and procedures
    6. Configure equipment and locations
    7. Change management
    8. Ports and protocols

 

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CompTIA™ Network+ Certification Training (Voucher Included) Instructors
Aaron Appleby

Aaron Appleby brings over 10 years of experience in technology and technology-related instructional design, teaching, and tutoring. His experience includes instructional design and curriculum development, as well as corporate training clients. Aaron holds a Master of Science Education in Learning Design and Technology from Purdue University and a Bachelor of Science in Integrative Biology from the University of Illinois/Urbana Champaign.

David Grimes

David Grimes brings over 10 years of experience in IT, education, instruction, and curriculum design, combined with extensive management and leadership experience. David holds a Master of Education and a Bachelor of Science, both in Technology Education, from Ohio State University. In addition, he has earned IT industry certifications and has been published in a book on gamification in the classroom.

More About CompTIA™ Network+ Certification Training (Voucher Included)

This program will prepare you for a career as a network technician and qualify you to take the CompTIA™ Network+ certification exam (N10-006). CompTIA's Network+ certification is vendor-neutral and will give you the skills you need to manage, maintain, troubleshoot, install, and configure basic network infrastructure. You'll master basic networking concepts and gain a fundamental knowledge of network design, security, cloud computing, forensics, advanced IP addressing concepts, and routing and switching.

CompTIA™ Network+ Certification Training (Voucher Included) Frequently Asked Questions
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Can I register for programs if I am an international student?

Yes, because ed2go programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

How long does it take to complete a program?

All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. You'll have six months to complete this program.

Do I have to buy additional materials?

All the materials you'll need are included, and their cost will be covered by your tuition. ed2go will ship all materials ground service upon enrollment.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses.

What happens when I complete the program?

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.

Am I guaranteed a job?

ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don't provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Who will be my instructor?

Each student is paired up with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.

What software or hardware do I need in order to take online programs and what are the system requirements?

In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don't have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.

How do I do the applied labs if I don't have equipment?

The majority of labs can be done using the online lab system. A lab scheduling link is included.

Can I use a Mac?

Yes.

How can I get more information about the program?

If you have questions that are not answered on our website, please feel free to contact us via LIVE chat (click the button toward the top of the page). If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please feel free to send us a question using the "Contact Us" form to the right. You may also call us at (855) 534-3690(855) 534-3690 FREE. We will answer your questions promptly.

When can I start the program?

Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.

Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.

Do the CompTIA programs get me prepared for actual certification?

The ed2go CompTIA Online Training Programs give you the training for the exam. Once you complete your online program work, you can move forward to take the certification exam. CompTIA certification testing is administered by third-party vendors such as Prometric and Virtual University Enterprises (VUE), two leading providers of technology-based testing. Both offer a network of computer-based testing centers with thousands of locations worldwide. Test fees are not included as part of this program.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my program within the time frame provided?

The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don't worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee will be charged for an extension.

What are the technical requirements for this course?

This program is compatible with the Windows 7 and later operating systems and all current internet browsers. This program can be taken on either a PC or Mac device. Mac users are encouraged to have access to a Windows environment on their device. You'll need to have email capabilities, and Adobe Flash Player (download here) and Adobe Acrobat Reader (download here) are required for this program.

What books do I need for this course?

The book Network+ Guide to Networks is included in the cost of the program. It will be shipped to you upon enrollment.

How can I learn networking at home?

Learning networking at home is easy when you enroll in an online course like those offered from ed2go. With a virtual interactive lab environment and one-on-one interaction with your facilitator, our complete online training is a great way to fit networking classes into your busy schedule.

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