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Comptia Network+ (2009 Objectives) Class

Comptia Network+ (2009 Objectives)

Course #: 2004





5 days



Course Schedule:


Course Dates





9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Denver (Lakewood Campus)



Course Description:

The CompTIA Network+® (2009 Objectives) course builds on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer operating systems and networks to present fundamental skills and concepts that you will use on the job in any type of networking career.

You will identify and describe all the major networking technologies, systems, skills, and tools in use in modern PC-based computer networks, and learn information and skills that will be helpful as you prepare for the CompTIA Network+ certification examination, 2009 objectives (exam number N10-004).

Target Student


A typical student in the CompTIA Network+® (2009 Objectives) course should have twelve months or more of professional computer support experience as a PC technician or help desk technician.


Network+ Certification is for the student with 12 to 24 months of professional computer support experience. It is assumed that you have a general working knowledge of personal computers, some network experience, and have taken the following courses or have equivalent experience: Windows 98: Introduction, Windows 2000: Introduction. The following courses are highly recommended: A+ Certification.

Recommended courses (or the equivalent certifications):

CompTIA® A+® Certification: A Comprehensive Approach for All 2009 Exam Objectives

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

    • Describe the basic components and characteristics of a network.
    • Identify wired netowrk-to-network connections.
    • Install LAN wiring components.
    • Differentiate between wired internetworking devices.
    • Configure the TCP/IP communication protocols for a wired connection.
    • Install wireless networking components.
    • Identify common security threats and mitigation techniques.
    • Secure operating systems and network devices.
    • Control acccess to the network.
    • Monitor network resources.
    • Troubleshoot the network.

Course Content


Lesson 1: Network basics

    Topic A: Network concepts
    Topic B: Network architectures
    Topic C: The OSI model

Lesson 2: Wired computer-to-computer connections

    Topic A: Wired network connections
    Topic B: Network interface cards and modems

Lesson 3: Network-to-network connections

    Topic A: Network-to-network connection components
    Topic B: LAN wiring
    Topic C: LAN wiring tests

Lesson 4: Wired internetworking devices

    Topic A: Basic internetworking devices
    Topic B: Specialized internetworking devices

Lesson 5: Wired communication standards

    Topic A: The TCP/IP protocol suite
    Topic B: TCP/IP
    Topic C: DHCP servers

Lesson 6: Wireless networking

    Topic A: Wireless network devices
    Topic B: Wireless networking standards
    Topic C: Wireless configuration

Lesson 7: Security threats and mitigation

    Topic A: Security threats
    Topic B: Threat mitigation

Lesson 8: Security practices

    Topic A: Operating systems
    Topic B: Devices

Lesson 9: Network access control

    Topic A: Authentication
    Topic B: Public key cryptography
    Topic C: Remote access
    Topic D: Wireless security

Lesson 10: Monitoring

    Topic A: Monitoring resources
    Topic B: Event Viewer

Lesson 11: Troubleshooting

    Topic A: Troubleshooting basics
    Topic B: Troubleshooting the network
    Topic C: Troubleshooting scenarios

Lesson 12: Appendix A: Certification exam objectives map

    Topic A: Comprehensive exam objectives

Lesson 13: Appendix B: CompTIA Network+ Acronyms

    Topic A: Acronym list