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CompTIA Network+

CompTIA Network+

CompTIA Network+ course will certify that the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to troubleshoot, configure and manage common network wireless and wired devices.The successful candidate will have a basic understanding of emerging technologies including unified communications, mobile, cloud and virtualization technologies.


    CompTIA Network+ prepares networking professionals to earn vendor-neutral certifications in other areas of expertise. CompTIA Network+ certified professionals who want to diversify their base knowledge in other areas should also consider pursuing CompTIA Security+, Server+ or Convergence+. While CompTIA Network+ is not a prerequisite for any of these certifications, however they are highly recommended.


    The CompTIA Network+ certification ensures that the successful candidate has the important knowledge and skills necessary to

    • Manage
    • Maintain
    • Troubleshoot
    • Install
    • Operate
    • Describe networking technologies
    • Basic design principles
    • Wiring standards & use of testing tools


    Course objectives

    • Network Technologies
    • Network Media and Topologies
    • Network Devices
    • Network Management
    • Network Tools
    • Network Security


    Job Roles

    • Network Administrator
    • Windows Administrator
    • Field Support Technician
    • Remote Support Engineer
    • Computer Networking & Emerging Technologies Instructor
    • Education & Training specialist and Network Technician


    Exam Certification Preparation

    Candidates can choose any of the following exam certifications:

    Exam Title: CompTIA N+

    Exam Code: N10-007


    Hands-on Experience

    We have a workshop where we provide all type of PC, Laptop spare parts to our clients to get experience. Students will get the chance to assemble and disassemble desktop and /Laptop computers under the supervision of our experienced IT Support Associate.

    What ITPT will be providing?

    • Course materials
    • Lab based experience
    • Hands out during the course delivery
    • Access to ITPT Students Website Portal
    • Volunteer work experience (provided if offered by any of our IT Support Associates)
    • In house course completion certificate will be awarded on successful completion.
    • Work experience letter will be awarded if attended.
    • One to one interaction with the instructor (for special required students)
    • Disabled candidates accommodations
    • Job hunting help is aligned with our courses.
    • Extra days to use ITPT labs besides their normal course days
    • Borrowing books
    • CV building help.


    Classes Duration:

    It will be delivered 1day a week, 7 hours a week, one full classroom.

    4 months in total plus mock exam (2weeks), Week Day, & Weekend classes.


    Modes of Course Delivery & Attendance:

    ITPT is currently providing a different method of learning opportunities to our clients. Many people are looking for learning diversity to enhance their qualifications, but they don’t have the time to take on full-time instructor-led study or attending courses regularly at their appropriate venues.


    Online, distance and blended learning is a popular solution helping busy people study flexibly around their needs and requirements. We want to be the first choice for those potential online and distance learners so we are introducing a variety of different study channels so the people can facilitate themselves accordingly.



    Modes of Course Delivery



    Modes of Attendance


    1.    Instructor Led learning
    1. Day Release
    2.    Blended learning
    1. Weekends


    3.    Distance Blended Learning


    1. Evening
    4.    One to One Training
    1. Full time
    5.    Onsite Training
    1. Part time


    Method of Provision/ Student Support:

    We have made available diverse and flexible learning methods to accommodate a wider variety of learners:

    • Support Available for Instructor led, blended & distance learning is:
    1. Direct telephone support with an allocated mentor (during working hours)
    2. Email support
    3. ITPT Student Portal that can be accessed via ITPT Website
    4. Study Materials (Hard Copy)
    5. Online materials (Soft copy)
    6. Work shop
    7. Instructor Slides available on our students portal
    8. Expert Advice
    9. Group Project (Team Work)


    Our Courses & Training Classes Suit the following:

    Target Audiences:


    The IT training classes which we are currently offering are suitable for a wide range of candidates including:

    • School Leavers
    • Adult returnees to education
    • Individuals who intend to leave school and further their career path in a college or equivalent
    • Individuals who are in employment and wish to enhance their career prospects
    • Individuals who wish to start a new career in IT
    • Individuals who want to get a promotion at work
    • Individuals who want to upgrade their IT skills
    • Individuals who intend to progress their career after the study of either the NQ in Computing, the NQ in Information Systems
    • Individuals who intend to progress their career after the study of the PDA into further study at HN level
    • Individuals who wish to study on a part-time (day or evening) or day-release mode


    Possible Job Opportunities






    What this Qualification prepares you for?

    The recently updated CompTIA N+ course curriculum prepares students for the CompTIA N+ certification. CompTIA N+ course can be followed by specialist exams for IT Technicians, Server, Security, Remote Support and Depot Technicians.

      • Troubleshoot WAN Issues
      • Common WAN Issues
      1. Troubleshoot Security Issues
      • Security Configuration Issues
      • Other Security Issues
      1. Troubleshoot Network Issues
      • Physical Layer Issues
      • Data Link Layer Issues
      • Network Layer Issues
      1. Troubleshoot Copper and Fiber Cabling Issues
      • Common Copper Cable Issues
      • Common Fiber Cable Issues
      1. Troubleshoot Wireless Issues
      • Wireless Transmission Issues
      • Wireless Configuration Issues
      1. Troubleshooting Tools
      • Command-Line Tools
      • The ipconfig Command
      • The tracert Command
      • The ping Command
      • Windows pathping Command
      • The arp Command
      • The netstat Command
      • The nbtstat Command
      • The nslookup Command
      • The Cisco show mac-address-table Command
      • Hardware and Software Tools
      1. Troubleshooting Methodology
      • Identify the Problem
      • Establish a Theory
      • Test the Theory
      • Establish a Plan of Action
      • Implement the Solution or Escalate
      • Verify the Solution and Implement Preventative Measures
      • Document Findings, Actions, and Outcomes
      1. Implement Ports and Protocols
      • Transport Protocols: TCP and UDP
      • TCP and UDP Headers
      • Error Recovery
      • Flow Control
      • Connection Establishment and Termination
      • UDP
      • Port Numbers
      1. Best Practices and Change Management
      • Best Practices
      • Change Management
      1. Implement Policies, Procedures, and Safety Practices
      • Policies and Procedures
      • Safety Policies
      1. Wired and Wireless Standards
      • Ethernet Standards
      • Wired Standards
      • TIA/EIA 568A and 568B Standards
      • Wireless Standards
      1. Network Theory
      • The TCP/IP Application Layer
      • The TCP/IP Transport Layer
      • The TCP/IP Internet Layer
      • The TCP/IP Network Access Layer
      • Collisions
      • Transmission Techniques
      • End-to-End Communication
      • Numbering Systems
      1. Network Models
      • The OSI and TCP/IP Models
      • OSI Layers
      • TCP/IP Layers and Protocols
      • Data Flow Through the Layers
      1. Physical Security, Firewalls, Access Control, and Forensics
      • Physical Security
      • Firewalls
      • Firewall Placement and Configuration
      • Access Control Models
      • Forensic Concepts
      1. Hardening Devices
      • Anti-malware Software
      • Device Hardening
      • Disable Unused Network Services
      • Use Secure Protocols
      • Configure Switch Port Security
      • User Authentication
      • Data Integrity and Hashing
      • Wireless Security
      1. Risks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities
      • Denial of Service
      • Distributed DoS
      • Reflected and Amplified Attacks
      • Other Attack and Threat Terminology
      • Wireless Attacks
      • Vulnerabilities
      • Risk Management
      1. WLAN Implementation
      • WLAN Features
      • Frequencies
      • Transmission Methods
      • Channels
      • Antennas
      • WLAN Topologies
      • WLAN Devices
      • Wireless Routers
      • Wireless Access Points
      • Wireless LAN Controllers
      • Wireless Bridge
      • Wireless Installation
      • Channels and Frequency Bands
      • Wireless Site Surveys
      • Wireless Router Configuration
      1. STP, VLANs, Trunking, and VTP
      • STP and RSTP Concepts and Operation
      • STP Algorithm
      • STP Convergence
      • Port Costs
      • RSTP Operation
      • RSTP Port Roles
      • VLAN Concepts
      • Reasons for and Benefit of Using VLANs
      • Types of VLANs
      • Trunking VLANs
      • VTP Concepts
      • VTP Modes
      • VTP Operation
      • VTP Pruning
      1. Switch Configuration
      • Evolution to Switching
      • From Bridges to Switches
      • Switch Types
      • Switching Logic
      • Basic Switch Configuration
      • AAA Configuration
      • Link Aggregation Configuration
      • LACP Modes
      • Configuring EtherChannel
      • Port Mirroring Configuration
      1. Network: Network Segmentation, Patches, and Updates
      • Network Segmentation
      • Patches and Updates
      1. Network Monitoring and Metrics
      • Types of Metrics
      • SNMP
      • SNMP Message Types
      • SNMP Versions
      • The Management Information Base
      • Syslog
      • Syslog Operation
      • Severity Levels
      • Syslog Message Format
      • Port Scanners
      • Packet Sniffers
      • Packet Flow Monitors (NetFlow)
      1. Network Design and Documentation
      • Network Design
      • Sample Design Approach
      • Design Considerations for Layers 1, 2, and 3
      • Wireless Design Considerations
      • Documentation
      • IP Addressing Scheme
      • Network Diagrams
      • Baselines
      • Asset Management
      • Policies and Procedures
      1. Unified Communications, Virtualization, and Cloud
      • Unified Communications
      • Quality of Service
      • Virtualization
      • Server Virtualization
      • Networking Device Virtualization
      • Software-Defined Networking
      • Cloud Concepts
      • Storage Area Networks
      • Directly Attached Storage
      • Network-Attached Storage
      • Fibre Channel
      • Fibre Channel over Ethernet
      • iSCSI
      1. Routing Concepts
      • Static and Default Routing Overview
      • Dynamic Routing Protocols
      • Route Redistribution
      • IGP and EGP Routing Protocols
      • Distance Vector Routing Protocols
      • Link-State Routing Protocols
      • Classful Routing Protocols
      • Classless Routing Protocols
      • Dynamic Routing Metrics
      • Administrative Distance
      • Routing Loop Prevention
      • Link-State Routing Protocol Features
      • Building the LSDB
      • Calculating the Dijkstra Algorithm
      • Convergence with Link-State Protocols
      • Route Aggregation
      • High Availability
      1. Implement IPv6 Addressing
      • IPv6 Addressing Overview
      • Representing the IPv6 Address
      • Conventions for Writing IPv6 Addresses
      • Conventions for Writing IPv6 Prefixes
      • IPv6 Address Types
      • Global Unicast Addresses
      • Link-Local Addresses
      • Configuring IPv6 Addressing
      • EUI-64 Concept
      • Stateless Address Autoconfiguration
      • Migration to IPv6
      • Dual-Stack
      • Tunnelling
      1. Implement IPv4 Addressing
      • Local Addressing
      • MAC Addresses
      • Collision and Broadcast Domains
      • IPv4 Addressing
      • IPv4 Address Structure
      • Private and Public IP Addressing
      • IPv4 Address Types
      • Subnetting in Four Steps
      • Determine How Many Bits to Borrow
      • Determine the New Subnet Mask
      • Determine the Subnet Multiplier
      • List the Subnets, Host Ranges, and Broadcast Addresses
      • Subnetting Example 1
      • Subnetting Example 2
      • Subnetting Example 3
      • VLSM and Classless Addressing
      1. Network Topologies and Infrastructure
      • Network Topologies
      • Bus
      • Ring
      • Star, Extended Star, and Hub-and-Spoke
      • Full and Partial Mesh
      • Client-Server and Peer-to-Peer
      • Network Infrastructures
      • PANs
      • LANs and WLANs
      • CANs
      • MANs
      • WANs
      • Other Network Infrastructures
      • Industrial Networks
      • Mediantes
      1. Cable Installation
      • Copper
      • Copper Cables
      • Copper Connectors
      • Fibre
      • Fibre-Optic Cables
      • Fibre Connectors
      • Media Converters
      • Tools
      1. WAN Technologies
      • Packet Switching and Circuit Switching
      • WAN Link Options
      • Home and Small Office
      • Wireless
      • SONET
      • Dedicated Leased Lines
      • Enterprise WANs
      1. Network Services and Applications
      • VPN
      • Types
      • IPsec and IKE
      • Other VPN Technologies
      • Remote Access Services
      • AAA Services
      • Microsoft’s RAS
      • Other Remote Access Services
      • Unified Communications
      • DHCP
      • DNS
      • NAT
      1. Network Devices
      • Common Network Devices
      • Specialty Devices
      • Firewalls
      • IDS and IPS
      • Proxy Server
      • Load Balancer
      • Packet Shaper
      • VPN Concentrator

    Funding Available:

    This course is FREE (SAAS part-time funding) to anyone who is on benefits or earning £25,000 or less, given that they have not used SAAS/ILA funding towards any other course/training in the last 12 months.

    Those in receipt of following benefits are automatically eligible:

    • Jobseekers allowance
    • Income support
    • Incapacity Benefit/Employment Support Allowance
    • Child Tax Credit (minimum rate)
    • Pension Credit

    Apply for course funding 

    Our Courses are fully funded by SAAS: Student Awards Agency for Scotland

    Please visit the SAAS website www.saas.gov.uk to see your eligibility.

    Download: SAAS Part Time Funding Guide, Part Time Forms

    Read: Part Time Students Eligibility Criteria, Disabled students’ allowance (DSA)

    For Students who don’t qualify for the above funding:

    How much this course will cost?

    If for any reason you do not qualify for SAAS funding our fees are as follows for students living  in UK or the European Union:



    Vender Neutral (can be paid in instalments) £650
    SQA Accredited (PDA) (can be paid in instalments) £650

     Fees are payable in advance at the start of course unless otherwise agreed.

    We also provide flexible fee instalments to help students in paying their fee.

    There are a number of other funding opportunities available to UK and EU students to help them to pay for their studies. Contact the college for more details.

    Choose between classroom based or study at your own time and peace with our eLearning and blended learning options.

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