CompTIA Network+ (2012) Course

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This CompTIA Network+ course is a recognised qualification for those working within the IT industry. It teaches and assesses the necessary skills required to work in the IT industry as a network technician and is a required qualification for many multi-national companies.

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Course Description

About this Course

The Network+ exam was designed to test the skills of network technicians with 18 to 24 months of experience in the field. It tests areas of networking technologies such as the definition of a protocol, the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model and its layers, and the concepts of network design and implementation- the minimum knowledge required for working on a network and some integral prerequisites for network design and implementation.

Study Time:120 hours
Enrolment length:12 months
Course Format:Online

Upon completion of this qualification students earn an OLC Diploma and can enter themselves for the Adobe examination which will result in full certification when the necessary third party exams are passed.

Qualification

This qualification is designed to teach students essential skills when working as a networking professional. It covers all of the functionality that is needed to be a network technician so that learners can achieve a formal qualification in the IT industry. The examination for this course contains 100 questions and you have 90 minutes to complete the test. The required pass percentage is 720 (on a scale of 100-900).

Qualification code: N10-005

Method

Students are able to access their course materials at any time and the qualification includes the following:

Expert Instructor-Led Training

Uses the content from the finest publishers and only the IT industry’s finest instructors. They have a minimum of 15 years real-world experience and are subject matter experts in their fields. Unlike a live class, you can study at your own pace. This creates a personal learning experience and gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it around your schedule 24/7.

Interactive Exercises

Our courseware includes include real world, interactive exercises. Focusing on real world scenarios and skill-set development.

Exercises, Quizzes & Flashcards

This course houses exercises, quizzes and flashcards that prepare you for your exams differently and more effectively than the traditional exam preps on the market. You will have practice quizzes, flashcards and exercises after each module to ensure you are confident on the topic you have completed before proceeding. This will allow you to gauge your effectiveness before moving to the next module in your course.

Practice Test Sets

This course also include full length practice test sets designed to test your knowledge under real exam conditions. Each course has a number of test sets consisting of hundreds of items to ensure you are 100% prepared before taking your certification exam.

Exam Simulators

Online labs to supplement your training. Labs are inexpensive and a safe way to explore and learn. The labs on this course are versatile – labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training.

Refunds

On this course our usual 14 day refund policy applies if you do not access the course. As soon as the course has been accessed (the student has logged in) no refund can be offered to the student even if they are within the 14 day period.

Course Content

This course assesses the following topics:

Lesson 1: Introduction to Networks

Lesson 2: The Open Systems Interconnection Specifications

Lesson 3: Networking Topologies, Connectors, and Wiring Standards

Lesson 4: The Current Ethernet Specifications

Lesson 5: Networking Devices

Lesson 6: Introduction to the Internet Protocol

Lesson 7: IP Addressing

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

Lesson 9: Introduction to IP Routing

Lesson 10: Routing Protocols

Lesson 11: Switching and Virtual LANs

Lesson 12: Wireless Networking

Lesson 13: Authentication and Access Control

Lesson 14: Network Threats and Mitigation

Lesson 15: Physical and Hardware Security

Lesson 16: Wide Area Networks

Lesson 17: Troubleshooting Tools

Lesson 18: Software and Hardware Tools

Lesson 19: Network Troubleshooting

Lesson 20: Management, Monitoring, and Optimisation

Career Prospects

People studying this course tend to work in roles such as:

  • Network Administrator
  • Network Technician
  • Network Installer
  • Helpdesk Technician and
  • IT Cable Installer

Companies such as Dell, HP, Ricoh, Sharp and Xerox recommend or require CompTIA Network+ for their networking technicians.

Assessments

This qualification includes all of the lessons and materials you will need to learn the syllabus and then enter for your examination. Exams are taken at a specific testing centre and are subject to additional charges when you are sitting the test.

For more information on taking the examination please click here and search for a test centre near you. Exam centres do charge an additional fee for sitting the test and students are required to organise their own examinations should they wish to opt for formal certification as well as the OLC Diploma which is included in the course fees.

Support

On this qualification you will receive full tutor support throughout the 12 month course duration. This course is taught on the Online Learning College area of the uCertify platform which has been created by IT professionals and caters for students throughout the world. Students are not automatically enrolled on this qualification but after purchasing the course you will receive login details for you to access the course within 2 working days.

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