• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications Specialist program that prepares individuals to manage the computer operations and control the system configurations emanating from a specific site or network hub. Includes instruction in computer hardware and software and applications; local area (LAN) and wide area (WAN) networking; principles of information systems security; disk space and traffic load monitoring; data backup; resource allocation; and setup and takedown procedures.

Learning Objectives

CompTIA A+ certification exam code 220-1001 and CompTIA A+ certification exam code 220-1002

The CompTIA Network+ certification is an international industry credential that validates the knowledge of networking professionals. This course teaches the fundamentals of networking and prepares students for the Network+ certification exams. Through hands-on training and exercises, students learn the skills and concepts needed by all networking professionals. In order to be certified in the latest version of CompTIA Network+, students have to pass exam N10-007 Network+ Certification. The exam addresses the latest skills needed by technicians, such as basic principles on how to secure a network. The exam covers network technologies, media and topologies, devices, management, tools and security. 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.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

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