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NET 484 - Netplus Certification

Credits: 4
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This course is a comprehensive study for learning, mastering and practicing the concepts required to pass the CompTIA Net+ Certification Exam. The student will have a significant amount of reading and studying as well as skill-building lab time. This course is intended for the student seeking certification.
Competencies
  1. Examine Network Theory
    1. Analyze a scenario and determine the corresponding OSI layer.
    2. Explain the basics of network theory and concepts.
  2. Characterize Network Architecture
    1. Differentiate between common network topologies.
    2. Differentiate between network infrastructure implementations.
    3. Explain the functions and applications of various network devices.
    4. Compare and contrast the use of networking services and applications.
    5. Explain the characteristics and benefits of various LAN and WAN technologies.
    6. Identify the basics elements of unified communication technologies.
    7. Compare and contrast technologies that support cloud and virtualization.
  3. Evaluate Network Operations
    1. Use appropriate monitoring tools
    2. Analyze metrics and reports from monitoring and tracking performance tools for a given scenario.
    3. Use appropriate resources to support configuration management.
    4. Explain the importance of implementing network segmentation.
    5. Install and apply patches and updates based on configuration and performance.
  4. Implement and configure a basic network based on a given set of requirements
    1. Install and properly terminate various cable types and connectors using appropriate tools.
    2. Implement and configure the appropriate addressing schema.
    3. Explain the basics of routing concepts and protocols.
    4. Install and configure networking services/applications.
    5. Configure a switch using proper features based on specific requirements.
    6. Install and configure wireless LAN infrastructure and implement the appropriate technologies in support of wireless capable devices.
  5. Formulate Network Security
    1. Compare and contrast risk related concepts.
    2. Compare and contrast common network vulnerabilities and threats.
    3. Implement network hardening techniques
    4. Compare and contrast physical security controls.
    5. Install and configure a basic firewall based on specific requirements.
    6. Explain the purpose of various network access control models.
    7. Summarize basic forensic concepts.
  6. Demonstrate Troubleshooting
    1. Analyze and interpret the output of troubleshooting tools.
    2. Troubleshoot and resolve common physical component issues related to wireless, copper cable, or fiber cable.
    3. Troubleshoot and resolve common logical network settings issues
    4. Troubleshoot and resolve common security issues.
    5. Troubleshoot and resolve common WAN issues.
  7. Apply Industry Standards and Practices
    1. Identify appropriate wireless and wired connectivity.
    2. Implement the appropriate policies or procedures.
    3. Summarize safety practices.
    4. Install and configure equipment in the appropriate location using best practices.
    5. Explain the basics of change management procedures.
    6. Compare and contrast the following ports and protocols: 80, HTTP; 443, HTTPS; 137-139, NetBIOS; 110, POP; 143, IMAP; 25, SMTP; 5060/5061, SIP; 2427/2727, MGCP; 5004/5005, RTP; 1720, H.323 .
    7. Configure and apply the appropriate ports and protocols: 20/21,FTP; 161,SNMP; 22,SSH; 23,Telnet; 53,DNS; 67/68,DHCP; 69,TFTP; 445,SMB; 3389,RDP.



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