CompTIA Network+ N10-007

50 Hours / 12 Months / Self-Paced
Retail Price: $965.00

Course Overview:

This course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with a basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of networking concepts and acquire the required skills to prepare for a career in network support or administration, or who wish to prepare for the CompTIA Network+ certification (Exam N10-007).

This course includes FREE access for 12 months to a cloud based lab platform to assist students develop the practical information technology (IT) skills necessary to succeed in high in demand IT jobs.  This cloud based lab solution uses real equipment that enables our students to execute each practical task in a safe environment that is accessible from anywhere without needing to buy their own hardware or risk damage to their own system.

Along with providing the necessary hardware in a virtual environment, students gain access to high quality practical exercises that cover many of the exam topics they will encounter on their certifying exams.

This course prepares students to take the CompTIA N10-007 Network+ certification exam.

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Introduction
Lesson 2: Computer Network Fundamentals
  • Defining a Network
  • Networks Defined by Geography
  • Networks Defined by Topology
  • Wireless Topologies
  • Networks Defined by Resource Location
  • Real-World Case Study
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
Lesson 3: The OSI Reference Model
  • The Purpose of Reference Models
  • Real-World Case Study
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
Lesson 4: Network Components
  • Media
  • Network Infrastructure Devices
  • Specialized Network Devices
  • Virtual Network Devices
  • Voice over IP Protocols and Components
  • Real-World Case Study
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
Lesson 5: Ethernet Technology
  • Principles of Ethernet
  • Ethernet Switch Features
  • Real-World Case Study
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
Lesson 6: IPv4 and IPv6 Addresses
  • Binary Numbering
  • IPv4 Addressing
  • Assigning IPv4 Addresses
  • Subnetting
  • IP Version 6
  • Real-World Case Study
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
Lesson 7: Routing IP Packets
  • Basic Routing Processes
  • Sources of Routing Information
  • Routing Protocol Characteristics
  • Routing Protocol Examples
  • Address Translation
  • Multicast Routing
  • Real-World Case Study
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
Lesson 8: Wide Area Networks (WANs)
  • WAN Properties
  • WAN Technologies
  • Real-World Case Study
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
Lesson 9: Wireless Technologies
  • Introducing Wireless LANs
  • Deploying Wireless LANs
  • Securing Wireless LANs
  • Real-World Case Study
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
Lesson 10: Network Optimization
  • High Availability
  • QoS Technologies
  • Case Study: SOHO Network Design
  • Real-World Case Study
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
Lesson 11: Command-Line Tools
  • Windows Commands
  • UNIX Commands
  • Real-World Case Study
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
Lesson 12: Network Management
  • Maintenance Tools
  • Network Documentation
  • Monitoring Resources and Reports
  • Remote Access Methods
  • Real-World Case Study
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
Lesson 13: Network Security
  • Security Fundamentals
  • Categories of Network Attacks
  • Defending Against Attacks
  • Remote-Access Security
  • Firewalls
  • Virtual Private Networks
  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention
  • Real-World Case Study
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
Lesson 14: Network Policies and Best Practices
  • Policies
  • Best Practices
  • Real-World Case Study
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
Lesson 15: Network Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting Basics
  • Physical Layer Troubleshooting
  • Data Link Layer Troubleshooting
  • Network Layer Troubleshooting
  • Wireless Troubleshooting
  • Specialized Networks
  • Real-World Case Study
  • Troubleshooting Scenarios
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics

Certification(s):

This course prepares students to take the CompTIA N10-007 Network+ certification exam.


System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended.

Hardware Requirements:
  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/Headphones to listen to Dialogue steaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
Operating System Requirements:
  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.
Web Browser Requirements:
  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.
Software Requirements:
  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.
Web Browser Settings:
  • Accept Cookies
  • Disable Pop-up Blocker.


**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**