CompTIA Fundamentals (A+ & Network+) (CRN 90753)

Course Overview:

CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for launching IT careers into today's digital world. It is the only industry recognized credential with performance based items to prove pros can think on their feet to perform critical IT support tasks in the moment. It is trusted by employers around the world to indentify the go-to person in end point management and technical support roles. CompTIA A+ is regularly re-invented by IT experts to ensure that it validates core skills and abilities demanded in the workplace.

CompTIA's Network+ Certification is a foundation-level certification designed for IT professionals with around 1 year's experience whose job role is focused on network administration. This course will provide the knowledge and skills required to troubleshoot, configure, and manage common network devices; establish basic network connectivity; understand and maintain network documentation; identify network limitations and weaknesses; and implement network security, standards, and protocols. 

Course Objectives:

In the A+ portion of this course, you will install, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, and perform preventive maintenance on personal computers, digital devices, and operating systems.

You will:

  • Support operating systems.
  • Install and configure PC system unit components and peripheral devices.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot display and multimedia devices, storage devices, internal system components.
  • Install, configure, and maintain operating systems.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows.
  • Explain network infrastructure concepts.
  • Configure and troubleshoot network connections.
  • Manage users, workstations, and shared resources.
  • Implement client virtualization, cloud computing, physical security.
  • Secure workstations and data.
  • Troubleshoot workstation security issues.
  • Support and troubleshoot laptops & mobile devices.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot print devices.
  • Implement operational procedures.

In the Network+ portion of this course, you will plan, implement, and maintain information security in a vendor-neutral format. This includes risk management, host and network security, authentication and access control systems, cryptography, and organizational security.

You will:

  • Learn the purposes and uses of ports and protocols.Learn devices, applications, protocols and services at their appropriate OSI layers.
  • Learn the concepts and characteristics of routing and switching.
  • Configure the appropriate IP addressing components.
  • Compare and contrast the characteristics of network topologies, types and technologies.
  • Implement the appropriate wireless technologies and configurations.
  • Summarize cloud concepts and their purposes.
  • Learn the functions of network services.
  • Deploy the appropriate cabling solution.
  • Determine the appropriate placement of networking devices on a network and install/configure them.
  • Learn the purposes and use cases for advanced networking devices.
  • Learn the purposes of virtualization and network storage technologies.
  • Compare and contrast WAN technologies.
  • Use appropriate documentation and diagrams to manage the network.
  • Compare and contrast business continuity and disaster recovery concepts.
  • Learn common scanning, monitoring and patching processes and summarize their expected outputs.
  • Use remote access methods.
  • Identify policies and best practices.
  • Summarize the purposes of physical security devices.
  • Learn authentication and access controls.
  • Secure a basic wireless network.
  • Summarize common networking attacks.Implement network device hardening.
  • Learn common mitigation techniques and their purposes.
  • Learn the network troubleshooting methodology.
  • Use the appropriate tool.Troubleshoot common wired connectivity and performance issues.
  • Troubleshoot common wireless connectivity and performance issues.
  • Troubleshoot common network service issues.

Refund Policy

Any student who wishes to drop a course may do so by visiting or calling any of the campus Welcome Centers. These requests must be made no less than one calendar day prior to the first class meeting date to be eligible for a full refund of tuition and fees (except for any tuition or fees noted as nonrefundable).

Unless otherwise specifically stated or approved, no refund will be issued after a course-start date.

We do not issue partial refunds in the event that a student starts a course late or does not complete the course.

Online course registration and payments are limited to one per person.

Price: $4495

Dates/Times: 10/30/2023 - 11/10/2023 10:00am-6:00pm

Format: Remote Classroom Training

Remote Classroom Training is a live class with students observing the instructor and listening through your computer speakers.

You will see the instructor's computer, slides, notes, etc., just like in the classroom. You will be following along, doing work, labs, and individual assignments.

10 seats available.
Price: $4,495.00