Course Description

These courses will help you prepare for exam as they aim to provide a solid understanding of networking concepts, operations, and procedures.

Sept. 12, 2020

Program Requirements

DeliveryOnline
Length2-4 weeks
VA ApprovedGI Bill & VET-TEC
CertificationNetwork +

Objectives

  • Use the OSI model to determine the order protocols interact with each other
  • Examine network configuration on your workstation and clearly understand the different components
  • Identify the most important networking hardware and its purpose in the data network
  • Know the different types of 802.11 wireless networks and where they are used
  • Differentiate cabling types and how fiber optics are categorized for data network use
  • Use the secure mechanism engineers employ to access network hardware
  • Read network documentation
  • Utilize appropriate tools to monitor the state of network devices
  • Maintain a safe environment for networks
  • Troubleshoot and track down network problems

Prerequisite

No prior experience is required, but concepts discussed throughout A+ is an advantage.

Course Content

Networking Concepts and Protocols

  1. Introduction to Networking
  2. The OSI Model
  3. Protocols and Port Numbers
  4. TCP and UDP
  5. Introduction to Binary and Hexadecimal
  6. Introduction to IP Addressing
  7. Subnetting Networks
  8. Introduction to IPv6
  9. Ethernet and Switching
  10. Switching Features
  11. Network Services

Introduction to Enterprise Network Infrastructure

  1. Wireless Technologies
  2. Physical Layer Technologies
  3. WAN Technologies
  4. Network Devices and Appliances
  5. Introduction to Virtualized Hardware
  6. Cloud Services

Network Management and Operations

  1. Network Documentation
  2. Disaster Recover and Business Continuity
  3. Network Monitoring
  4. Remote Network Management
  5. Policies and Best Practices

Network Security Basics

  1. Physical Security Devices
  2. Authentication and Access Controls
  3. Wireless Network Security