Network+ (N260)


Who should attend

This course is designed to provide network technicians with the foundation-level skills they need to install, operate, manage, maintain, and troubleshoot a corporate network. This course will help prepare students for the CompTIA Network+ N10-006 certification exam. Remember that a course alone cannot prepare students for any CompTIA exam. It is important that students have the recommended work experience in IT networking prior to taking the exam. For the CompTIA Network+ N10-005 certification, CompTIA recommends students have CompTIA A+ certification, or equivalent experience, and 9 to 12 months of hands-on experience in IT networking.


Before taking this course, you should be familiar with personal computers and the use of a keyboard and a mouse. Furthermore, this course assumes that you have completed the following courses or have equivalent experience:

  • CompTIA A+ Certification: Essentials, 2009 Edition
  • CompTIA A+ Certification: Practical Application (220-702)

Course Objectives

These overall course objectives will give you and idea about what to expect from the course, It is also possible that they will help you see that this course is not the right one for you, If you think you either lack the prerequisite knowledge or already know most of the subject matter to be covered, you should let your instructor know that you think you are misplaced in the class. After completing this course, you will know how to:

  • Explain the OSI model, and describe how it relates to networking devices
  • Identify common networking ports and protocols
  • Install a router and a switch
  • Categorize and describe networking technologies
  • Categorize media types and connectors
  • Implement a SOHO network
  • Install a secure wireless network
  • Monitor and optimize a network
  • Control network access
  • Implement network security measures
  • Troubleshoot network components

Course Content

  • Networking basics
  • Networking ports and protocols
  • Routing and switching
  • Networking technologies
  • Media and connectors
  • SOHO networking
  • Wireless networking
  • Monitoring and optimization
  • Network access
  • Network security
  • Troubleshooting

Prices & Delivery methods

Classroom Training

5 days

  • on request


Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course.