CompTIA Network+

The Network Technician (CompTIA Network+) course provides students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to become an IT network technician. Students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to manage, maintain, troubleshoot, install, operate, and configure basic network infrastructure as well as describe networking technologies, understand basic design principles, adhere to wiring standards, and use testing tools. Additional job titles include network technician, network installer, network administrator, help desk technician and IT cable installer. This course is designed to fully prepare students to sit for and pass the CompTIA Network+ Certification exam.

The Network Technician (CompTIA Network+) program is designed to prepare students to function as computer professionals in multiple technical, business, and healthcare settings. Net+ technicians serve many technical support and IT operation roles with job titles such Network Administrator, Network Field Technician, IS Consultant, Help Desk Technician, Network Support Specialist, and Network Analyst.


  • Networking Concepts: Understanding the purpose of a variety of networking concepts and implementing them appropriately
  • Infrastructure: Determine the appropriate cabling, device, and storage technologies for a given situation
  • Network Operations: Use the best practices to manage the network
  • Policies: Use best practices to determine policies and ensure business continuity
  • Physical Security: Understand the various physical security needs for a network and implementing appropriate solutions
  • Network Security: Understand the common network attacks and securing wired and wireless networks
  • Network Troubleshooting: Effectively implement network troubleshooting methodologies
  • Network Tools: Use the appropriate tools to support connectivity and performance

Hands-on Labs and Activities

  • Configuring Ethernet Networking
  • Configuring IPv4 Networking
  • Configuring IPv4 Subnets
  • Maintaining & Troubleshooting Printers
  • Managing Files, Folders, and Disks in Windows
  • Configuring and Using Linux
  • Deploying a Window Image
  • Configuring Windows Applications/Services
  • Using Windows Troubleshooting Tools
  • Configuring Network Connection Settings
  • Troubleshooting Network Connections
  • Configuring Shared Resources
  • Configuring Active Directory Accounts and Policies
  • Configuring Data Protection
  • Using Antivirus Software
  • Identifying security Protection Methods
  • Troubleshooting Mobile Device Issues
  • Implementing an Anti-ESD Service Kit
  • Configuring IPv6 Networking
  • Configuring Address Autoconfiguration
  • Configuring Routing
  • TCP and Port Scanning
  • Configuring Name Resolution * IPAM
  • Performance Testing and Monitoring
  • Configuring Application Protocols
  • Configuring a NAT Firewall
  • Secure Application Administration
  • Network Inventory Management
  • Configuring Secure Access Channels
  • Configuring a Virtual Private Network

Certification Opportunities