CompTIA Network+ Course Content

Module 1 Networking Fundamentals.

  • Compare and contrast the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model layers and encapsulation concepts.
  • Explain the characteristics of network topologies and network types.
  • Summarize the types of cables and connectors and explain which is the appropriate type for a solution.
  • Given a scenario, 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.
  • Summarize cloud concepts and connectivity options.

Module 2 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.
  • Given a scenario, configure and deploy common Ethernet switching features.
  • Given a scenario, install and configure the appropriate wireless standards and technologies.

Module 3 Network Operations.

  • Given a scenario, use the appropriate statistics and sensors to ensure network availability.
  • Explain the purpose of organizational documents and policies.
  • Explain high availability and disaster recovery concepts and summarize which is the best solution

Module 4 Network Security

  • Explain common security concepts
  • Compare and contrast common types of attacks.
  • Given a scenario, apply network hardening techniques
  • Compare and contrast remote access methods and security implications
  • Explain the importance of physical security

Module 5 Network Troubleshooting.

  • Explain the network troubleshooting methodology.
  • Given a scenario, troubleshoot common cable connectivity issues and select the appropriate tools.
  • Given a scenario, use the appropriate network software tools and commands.
  • Given a scenario, troubleshoot common wireless connectivity issues.
  • Given a scenario, troubleshoot general networking issues.

Module 6 Exam Preparation.

  • Performance Based Questions
  • Multiple Choice Questions