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CompTIA Network+ Certification Course & Boot Camp


Course Description

SecureNinja's Network+ training and certification boot camp in Washington, DC provides hands-on, instructor-led training that prepares students to take the Network+ exam. The CompTIA Network+ certification is the sign of a competent networking professional. It is an international, vendor-neutral certification that proves a technician's competency in managing, maintaining, troubleshooting, installing and configuring basic network infrastructure.

The exam covers network technologies, installation and configuration, media and topologies, management, and security. Candidate job roles include network administrator, network technician, network installer, help desk technician and IT cable installer.

Companies such as Dell, HP, Ricoh, Sharp, and Xerox recommend or require CompTIA Network+ for their networking technicians. It is a technical prerequisite option for IT technicians seeking to join the Apple Consultants Network and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense.

Although not a prerequisite, it is recommended that CompTIA Network+ candidates have at least nine months of experience in network support or administration or academic training, along with a CompTIA A+ certification.

CompTIA Network+ N10-007 has been updated and reorganized to address the current networking technologies with expanded coverage of several domains by adding:

  • Critical security concepts to helping networking professionals work with security practitioners
  • Key cloud computing best practices and typical service models
  • Coverage of newer hardware and virtualization techniques
  • Concepts to give individuals the combination of skills to keep the network resilient

Topics Covered

Domain 1: Networking Concepts

  • Explain the purposes and uses of ports and protocols.
  • Explain devices, applications, protocols and services at their appropriate OSI layers.
  • Explain the concepts and characteristics of routing and switching.
  • Configure the appropriate IP addressing components.
  • Compare and contrast the characteristics of network topologies, types and technologies.
  • Implement the appropriate wireless technologies and configurations.
  • Summarize cloud concepts and their purposes.
  • Explain the functions of network services.

Domain 2: Infrastructure

  • Explain the purposes and use cases for advanced networking devices.
  • Determine the appropriate placement of networking devices on a network and install/configure them.
  • Explain the purposes of virtualization and network storage technologies.
  • Compare and contrast WAN technologies.

Domain 3: Network Operations

  • Compare and contrast business continuity and disaster recovery concepts.
  • Use appropriate documentation and diagrams to manage the network.
  • Explain common scanning, monitoring and patching processes and summarize their expected outputs.
  • Use remote access methods.
  • Identify policies and best practices.

Domain 4: Network Security

  • Summarize the purposes of physical security devices.
  • Explain authentication and access controls.
  • Secure a basic wireless network.
  • Summarize common networking attacks.
  • Implement network device hardening.
  • Explain common mitigation techniques and their purposes.

Domain 5: Network Troubleshooting and Tools

  • Explain the network troubleshooting methodology. 
  • Troubleshoot common wired connectivity and performance issues.
  • Troubleshoot common wireless connectivity and performance issues.
  • Troubleshoot common network service issues.

Who Would Benefit

This course is designed for students who are looking to gain a wider understanding of IT concepts, especially those concerning computer networking infrastructure. The Network+ certification is essential for those who are looking to gain higher certifications such as CCNA, Security+, and CASP. 

Required Exams  

CompTIA Network+ N10-007       

Follow-on Courses

  • CompTIA Security+
  • Cisco CCNA

Prerequisites

  • Having end-user skills with Microsoft Windows is required.

Course Length

40 hours

Career Track & Roles

  • Help Desk Technician
  • Help Desk Administrator
  • Remote Support Technician
  • Backup Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Systems Administrator
  • Systems Engineer
  • Systems Architect
  • Network Security Specialist
  • Information Security Specialist

 

Network+ Training & Certification Classes Schedule
Nov. 07, 2022 Nov. 11, 2022 Alexandria Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Nov. 07, 2022 Nov. 11, 2022 Live Online
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Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Nov. 07, 2022 Nov. 11, 2022 Dulles Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Nov. 14, 2022 Nov. 18, 2022 San Diego Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Nov. 14, 2022 Nov. 18, 2022 Live Online
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Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Dec. 05, 2022 Dec. 09, 2022 Alexandria Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Dec. 05, 2022 Dec. 09, 2022 Live Online
Eastern Time
Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Dec. 05, 2022 Dec. 09, 2022 Dulles Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Dec. 12, 2022 Dec. 16, 2022 Columbia Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Jan. 09, 2023 Jan. 13, 2023 Alexandria Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Jan. 09, 2023 Jan. 13, 2023 Live Online
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Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Jan. 09, 2023 Jan. 13, 2023 Dulles Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Jan. 09, 2023 Jan. 13, 2023 San Diego Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Jan. 09, 2023 Jan. 13, 2023 Live Online
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Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Jan. 30, 2023 Feb. 03, 2023 Alexandria Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Jan. 30, 2023 Feb. 03, 2023 Live Online
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Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Jan. 30, 2023 Feb. 03, 2023 Dulles Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Feb. 06, 2023 Feb. 10, 2023 Columbia Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Feb. 27, 2023 Mar. 03, 2023 San Diego Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Feb. 27, 2023 Mar. 03, 2023 Live Online
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Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Mar. 06, 2023 Mar. 10, 2023 Alexandria Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Mar. 06, 2023 Mar. 10, 2023 Live Online
Eastern Time
Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Mar. 06, 2023 Mar. 10, 2023 Dulles Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Apr. 03, 2023 Apr. 07, 2023 Columbia Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Apr. 10, 2023 Apr. 14, 2023 Alexandria Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Apr. 10, 2023 Apr. 14, 2023 Live Online
Eastern Time
Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Apr. 10, 2023 Apr. 14, 2023 Dulles Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
May. 01, 2023 May. 05, 2023 Alexandria Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
May. 01, 2023 May. 05, 2023 Live Online
Eastern Time
Mon-Fri OPEN Online
May. 01, 2023 May. 05, 2023 Dulles Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
May. 08, 2023 May. 12, 2023 Columbia Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
May. 15, 2023 May. 19, 2023 San Diego Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
May. 15, 2023 May. 19, 2023 Live Online
Pacific Time
Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Jun. 12, 2023 Jun. 16, 2023 Alexandria Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Jun. 12, 2023 Jun. 16, 2023 Live Online
Eastern Time
Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Jun. 12, 2023 Jun. 16, 2023 Dulles Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Jul. 10, 2023 Jul. 14, 2023 San Diego Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Jul. 10, 2023 Jul. 14, 2023 Live Online
Pacific Time
Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Jul. 17, 2023 Jul. 21, 2023 Alexandria Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Jul. 17, 2023 Jul. 21, 2023 Live Online
Eastern Time
Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Jul. 17, 2023 Jul. 21, 2023 Dulles Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Jul. 31, 2023 Aug. 04, 2023 Columbia Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Aug. 07, 2023 Aug. 11, 2023 Alexandria Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Aug. 07, 2023 Aug. 11, 2023 Live Online
Eastern Time
Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Aug. 07, 2023 Aug. 11, 2023 Dulles Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Sep. 11, 2023 Sep. 15, 2023 Alexandria Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Sep. 11, 2023 Sep. 15, 2023 Live Online
Eastern Time
Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Sep. 11, 2023 Sep. 15, 2023 Dulles Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Sep. 18, 2023 Sep. 22, 2023 San Diego Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Sep. 18, 2023 Sep. 22, 2023 Live Online
Pacific Time
Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Oct. 02, 2023 Oct. 06, 2023 Columbia Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Oct. 09, 2023 Oct. 13, 2023 Alexandria Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Oct. 09, 2023 Oct. 13, 2023 Live Online
Eastern Time
Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Oct. 09, 2023 Oct. 13, 2023 Dulles Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Nov. 06, 2023 Nov. 10, 2023 Alexandria Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Nov. 06, 2023 Nov. 10, 2023 Live Online
Eastern Time
Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Nov. 06, 2023 Nov. 10, 2023 Dulles Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Nov. 27, 2023 Dec. 01, 2023 San Diego Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Nov. 27, 2023 Dec. 01, 2023 Live Online
Pacific Time
Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Dec. 04, 2023 Dec. 08, 2023 Alexandria Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Dec. 04, 2023 Dec. 08, 2023 Live Online
Eastern Time
Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Dec. 04, 2023 Dec. 08, 2023 Dulles Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Dec. 11, 2023 Dec. 15, 2023 Columbia Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp

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FAQs

The Network+ certification, was created by CompTIA to certify that the IT professional has a solid understanding of fundamental Network functions needed to execute, maintain, and troubleshoot networks that organizations depend on

No, the Network+ is an entry level certification for candidates with entry level IT experience.

Yes, the Network+ is an entry level certification for candidates with entry level IT experience.

To show potential employers that you have the knowledge needed to maintain and manage networks.

Yes, the Network+ certification covers fundamental Network concepts needed to understand how Networks operate and is also known to be first Network certification candidates should earn.  The Network+ also meets ISO 17024 standards and is approved by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to fulfill Directive 8570.01-M requirements.

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