Course Overview:

The Official CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-007): 2019 Update will teach you the fundamental principles of installing, configuring, and troubleshooting network technologies and help you to progress a career in network administration. In this course, you will build on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer operating systems and networks to master the fundamental skills and concepts that you will need to use on the job in any type of networking career.

CompTIA is a not-for-profit trade association with the purpose of advancing the interests of IT professionals and IT channel organizations and its industry-leading IT certifications are an important part of that mission. CompTIA’s Network+ certification is a foundation-level certification designed for IT professionals with around one year of experience, whose job role is focused on network administration.


A typical student taking the CompTIA Network+ course should have a minimum of nine months of professional computer support experience as a PC or help desk technician. To ensure your success in this course, you should possess basic Windows® and Linux® user skills and a fundamental understanding of computer and networking concepts. You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking the following official CompTIA courses:


Lesson 1: Explaining the OSI and TCP/IP Models

 Topic A: Explain OSI Model Layers

 Topic B: Explain the TCP/IP Suite

Lesson 2: Explaining Properties of Network Traffic

 Topic A: Explain Media Types and Access Methods

 Topic B: Deploy Ethernet Standards

 Topic C: Configure and Monitor Network Interfaces

Lesson 3: Installing and Configuring Switched Networks

Topic A: Install and Configure Hubs and Bridges

 Topic B: Install and Configure Switches

 Topic C: Compare and Contrast Network Topologies

 Topic D: Compare and Contrast Network Types

Lesson 4: Configuring IP Networks

 Topic A: Configure IPv4 Addressing Components

 Topic B: Test IP Interfaces with Command Line Tools

 Topic C: Configure IPv4 Subnets

 Topic D: Configure Private and Public IPv4 Addressing Schemes

 Topic E: Configure IPv6 Addressing Components

 Topic F: Configure DHCP Service

Lesson 5: Installing and Configuring Routed Networks

 Topic A: Explain Characteristics of Routing

 Topic B: Install and Configure Routers

Lesson 6: Configuring and Monitoring Ports and Protocols

 Topic A: Explain the Uses of Ports and Protocols

 Topic B: Use Port Scanners and Protocol Analyzers

 Topic C: Explain the Use of Name Resolution Services

 Topic D: Configure DNS and IPAM Services

Lesson 7: Explaining Network Application and Storage Services

 Topic A: Explain the Uses of Network Applications

 Topic B: Explain the Uses of Voice Services and Advanced Networking Devices

 Topic C: Explain the Uses of Virtualization and Network Storage Services

 Topic D: Summarize the Concepts of Cloud Services

Lesson 8: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Networks

 Topic A: Monitor Network Interfaces and Logs

 Topic B: Explain Network Troubleshooting Methodology

 Topic C: Troubleshoot Common Network Services Issues

Lesson 9: Explaining Networking Attacks and Mitigations

 Topic A: Summarize Common Networking Attacks

 Topic B: Explain the Characteristics of VLANs

 Topic C: Explain the Characteristics of NAT and Port Forwarding

Lesson 10: Installing and Configuring Security Devices

 Topic A: Install and Configure Firewalls and Proxies

 Topic B: Explain the Uses of IDS/IPS and UTM

Lesson 11: Explaining Authentication and Access Controls

 Topic A: Explain Authentication Controls and Attacks

 Topic B: Explain the Uses of Authentication Protocols and Directory Services

 Topic C: Explain the Uses of Port Security and NAC

 Topic D: Implement Network Device Hardening

 Topic E: Explain Patch Management and Vulnerability Scanning Processes

Lesson 12: Deploying and Troubleshooting Cabling Solutions

 Topic A: Deploy Structured Cabling Systems

 Topic B: Deploy Twisted Pair Cabling Solutions

 Topic C: Test and Troubleshoot Twisted Pair Cabling Solutions

 Topic D: Deploy Fiber Optic Cabling Solutions

Lesson 13: Implementing and Troubleshooting Wireless Technologies

 Topic A: Install and Configure Wireless Technologies

 Topic B: Troubleshoot Wireless Performance Issues

 Topic C: Secure and Troubleshoot Wireless Connectivity

Lesson 14: Comparing and Contrasting WAN Technologies

 Topic A: Compare and Contrast WAN Core Service Types

 Topic B: Compare and Contrast WAN Subscriber Service Types

 Topic C: Compare and Contrast WAN Framing Service Types

 Topic D: Compare and Contrast Wireless and IoT WAN Technologies

Lesson 15: Using Remote Access Methods

  Topic A: Use Remote Access VPNs

 Topic B: Use Remote Access Management Methods



 Topic A: Manage Networks with Documentation and Diagrams

 Topic B: Summarize the Purposes of Physical Security Devices

 Topic C: Compare and Contrast Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Concepts

 Topic D: Identify Policies and Best Practices

Lesson 16: Identifying Site Policies and Best Practices

 Topic A: Manage Networks with Documentation and Diagrams

 Topic B: Summarize the Purposes of Physical Security Devices

 Topic C: Compare and Contrast Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Concepts

 Topic D: Identify Policies and Best Practices



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