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    Gain essential networking skills

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    Prepare for a career in networking

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    Get ready for the CompTIA Network+ exam

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    Includes official CompTIA courseware and materials

CompTIA Network+ is a job-role based IT certification intended for professionals who troubleshoot, configure and manage networks. It's a prerequisite for further CompTIA certifications like CompTIA Security+, as well as a requirement for many networking jobs.

Our CompTIA Network+ course provides 4 days of expert preparation for the CompTIA Network+ exam, looking at how to design and manage networks, troubleshoot problems and implement network security.

Who should take this course

  • Junior Network Administrator
  • Computer Technician
  • Network Field Technician
  • Help Desk Technician
  • Junior System Engineer
  • System Engineer
  • IS Consultant
  • Network Support Specialist
  • Network Field Engineer
  • Network Analyst


There are no prerequisites required, but 9 to 12 months of networking experience plus CompTIA A+ certification is recommended before taking the certification exam.


What Will You Learn

  • Networking concepts
  • Infrastructure
  • Network operations
  • Network security
  • Networking troubleshooting and tools

What's included

  Course Overview

CompTIA Network+ certification requires the passing of one exam: N10-007.

The exam acknowledges that those who pass it have the knowledge and skills required to design and implement networks, configure, manage and maintain network devices, use devices to segment network traffic, troubleshoot network problems and implement security, standards and protocols.


  Course Content


  • Definition of a Network
  • LANs, WANs, and the Internet
  • Functions of a Network
  • Overview of Network Components
  • Networking Models
  • Definitions

Cards and Cabling:

  • Network Adapter Cards
  • Configuring and Installing a Network Card
  • Diagnosing Network Card Failure
  • Network Cabling
  • Twisted Pair Cable
  • Other Cable Types
  • LAN Topologies
  • Installing Cabling
  • Crimping Cables
  • Testing Cables
  • Building a BUS Network and Testing Network Communications

Network Technologies:

  • Introduction to the OSI Model
  • Brief Outline of the Seven Layers - Name and Function
  • Network Card Drivers
  • Installing and Configuring Network Card Drivers
  • Bindings
  • 802 Standards
  • Ethernet
  • Token Ring
  • Other Technologies


  • Protocols
  • TCP/IP
  • NetBEUI
  • Characteristics of Network Protocols
  • Choosing a Protocol
  • Adding and Removing Protocols
  • Protocol Configuration Problems

Extending Networks:

  • Repeaters and Hubs
  • Bridges
  • Routers and Bridge Routers
  • Network Addresses
  • Routing Tables


  • The Development of TCP/IP
  • The TCP/IP Protocol
  • TCP/IP as an Open Standard
  • IP Addresses
  • Configuring and Testing IP Addresses
  • Viewing the ARP Cache
  • Network Addresses
  • Creating Subnets
  • Modifying the Subnet Mask
  • Default Gateway

Client/Server Communication Layers:

  • Server Operating Systems
  • Comparison of Microsoft Windows NT, Novell Netware, and Unix
  • Workstation Clients
  • Microsoft Windows 9x, Microsoft Windows NT, and Novell Clients
  • Mapping Network Drives

Remote Connectivity:

  • Requirements for Remote Connectivity
  • Public Networks
  • Dial Up Lines
  • ISDN

Network Security:

  • User Level Security
  • Share Level Security
  • Adding Users
  • Password Principles
  • Encryption
  • Firewalls

CompTIA Training

What is CompTIA Certification?

CompTIA is the Computing Technology Industry Association. Created in 1982, among other duties it issues professional IT certifications for those who pass exams. CompTIA’s certifications are issued in over 120 countries and it has provided certifications to 2.2 million people.


Steps for achieving CompTIA certification with us:

  • The first step is to enrol onto one of our CompTIA certification courses. These are:
    • CompTIA A+ - Gain an understanding of the fundamentals of IT hardware, technologies and operating systems
    • CompTIA Security+ - Specialise in network security and learn the core skills required to solve problems and maintain cybersecurity
    • CompTIA Network+ - Learn how to configure, manage and administrate networks
  • Choose from online, classroom or virtual training.
  • Once you’ve finished your course and are ready, use the provided exam voucher to book your exam.


Advantages of CompTIA certification

  • Industry-recognised and respected
  • Aligned to specific IT career paths and employer expectations
  • Provides core skills which can be used with any technology, hardware or software
  • Join a community of IT professionals with exclusive access to materials and advice to help you in your career


CompTIA Network+ Certification Schedules

Course Name Duration Dates Price
CompTIA Network+ Certification 4 days Teesside

About Teesside

Teesside is the name given to the group of towns in the northeast part of England around the urban centre of Middlesbrough that is also made up of the towns of  Stockton-on-Tees,  Billingham, Redcar, Thornaby and surrounding settlements near the River Tees. Local government district also having same name between 1968 to 1974 the County Borough of Teesside.

Teesside is still an vital centre for heavy industry, also the number of people employed has dropped. Traditional industries, primarily steelmaking (British Steel) and chemical manufacture (Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI)), have been replaced to a large extent by science development high technology activities, and service sector roles.

Local government                 

The County Borough of Teesside was absorbed into the larger non-metropolitan county of Cleveland along with the towns of Guisborough and Hartlepool  in 1979. The Teesside region was divided between the boroughs of  Middlesbrough, Langbaurgh,  and Stockton-on-Tees, with the wards of Billingham East & West, Stockton South, North End, Hartburn, Mile House, Norton, Grangefield,  Ormesby, Thornaby East & West going to Stockton, the wards of Coatham, Eston Grange, Kirkleatham, Redcar and South Bank going to Langbaurgh and the rest going to Middlesbrough.

The River Tees and Teesport           

Teesport is based on the River Tees and is currently the UK’s third largest port, and also it is included in the ten biggest ports of Western Europe. This port can handle over 56 million tonnes of goods annually which are linked with the chemical, steel processing industries and local petrochemical. The port is an vital part of logistical infrastructure for the NEPIC cluster of companies.