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Network+ Certification Training, IT-O 440

About this Course: 

This course covers current and evolving data network technologies, protocols, network components, and the networks that use them, focusing on the Internet and related LANs. The state of worldwide networking and its evolution will be discussed. This course covers the Internet architecture, organization, and protocols including Ethernet, 802.11, routing, the TCP/UDP/IP suite, DNS, Bluetooth, SNMP, DHCP, and more. Students will be presented with Internet-specific networking tools for searching, testing, debugging, and configuring networks and network-connected host computers. There will be opportunities for network configuration and hands-on use of tools.

Course Status: 

Not scheduled


Participants must have knowledge of PC Hardware and software, knowledge of operating systems, and knowledge of file and directory concepts for acceptance into the Network+ class.

Who Should Attend: 

Professionals involved in networking environment or participants interested in learning the fundamentals of networking.

Expected Outcomes: 

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss computer network from both a practical and theoretical perspective
  • Understand Open System Interconnections (OSI) and TCP/IP Models
  • Know various Networking Protocols, Data Circuits, Switches, and Routers
  • Understand troubleshooting, management of networks by usage of various tools

Course Outline: 

Introduction to computer networks and data communications
Fundamentals of data and signals
Conducted and wireless media
Making connections and making connections efficient: multiplexing and compression
Errors, error detection and error control
Local Area Networks
Introduction to metropolitan and wide area networks
The Internet
Voice and data delivery networks
Network security
Network design and management

Course Details: 

Grading/CEU award for this course includes assignments, exams and term paper.