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Mon, Nov 11, 9:00am - Nov 15, 4:00pm (5 sessions)

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Location:
Near North Side, Downtown/Loop
500 N Michigan Ave Ste 600
At N Michigan Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60611
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Class Level: Advanced
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 3

What you'll learn in this comptia a+ training:

Knowing how to install, configure, and troubleshoot a computer network is a highly marketable and exciting skill. This course first introduces the fundamental building blocks that form a modern network, such as protocols, topologies, hardware, and network operating systems. It then provides in-depth coverage of the most important concepts in contemporary networking, such as TCP/IP, Ethernet, wireless transmission, and security. After attending this coruse and completing the hands-on exercises, you will be prepared to select the best network design, hardware, and software for your environment. 

You will also have the skills to build a network from scratch and maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot an existing network. Finally, you will be well prepared to pass CompTIA’s (the Computing Technology Industry Association’s) Network+ certification exam. This course explains concepts logically and in a clear, approachable style. In addition, concepts are reinforced by real-world examples of networking issues from a professional’s standpoint. Each lesson opens with an On the Job story from a network engineer. These real-world examples, along with Hands-on Projects and Case Projects in each lesson, make this course a practical learning tool.

Certification exams are administered by third party testing companies such as Pearson Vue or Prometric. Our courses prepare you for the certification exam, which is an additional fee paid to the testing provider.. You must contact Prometric, Pearson Vue or the corresponding testing provider to take a certification exam.

Knowledge Pre-Requisites: CompTIA A+ Certification

Course Lessons:

Chapter 1: Introduction to Networks
  • First Things First: What's a Network?
  • Physical Network Topologies
  • Topology Selection, Backbones, and Segments
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Labs
  • Review Questions
Chapter 2: The Open Systems Interconnection Specifications
  • Internetworking Models
  • The OSI Reference Model
  • Introduction to Encapsulation
  • Modulation Techniques
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab
  • Review Questions
Chapter 3: Networking Topologies, Connectors, and Wiring Standards
  • Physical Media
  • Cable Properties
  • Wiring Standards
  • Installing Wiring Distributions
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab
  • Review Questions
Chapter 4: The Current Ethernet Specifications
  • Network Basics
  • Ethernet Basics
  • Ethernet at the Data Link Layer
  • Ethernet at the Physical Layer
  • Ethernet over Other Standards (IEEE 1905.1-2013)
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab
  • Review Questions
Chapter 5: Networking Devices
  • Common Network Connectivity Devices
  • Other Specialized Devices
  • Planning and Implementing a Basic SOHO Network Using Network Segmentation
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab
  • Review Questions
Chapter 6: Introduction to the Internet Protocol
  • Introducing TCP/IP
  • Data Encapsulation
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab
  • Review Questions
Chapter 7: IP Addressing
  • IP Terminology
  • The Hierarchical IP Addressing Scheme
  • IPv4 Address Types
  • Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab
  • Review Questions
Chapter 8: IP Subnetting, Troubleshooting IP, and Introduction to NAT
  • Subnetting Basics
  • Troubleshooting IP Addressing
  • Introduction to Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Labs
  • Review Questions
Chapter 9: Introduction to IP Routing
  • Routing Basics
  • The IP Routing Process
  • Testing Your IP Routing Understanding
  • Static and Dynamic Routing
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab
  • Review Questions
Chapter 10: Routing Protocols
  • Routing Protocol Basics
  • Distance Vector Routing Protocols
  • Link State Routing Protocols
  • High Availability
  • IPv6 Routing Protocols
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab
  • Review Questions
Chapter 11: Switching and Virtual LANs
  • Networking Before Layer 2 Switching
  • Switching Services
  • Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Virtual LANs
  • VLAN Trunking Protocol
  • Two Additional Advanced Features of Switches
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab
  • Review Questions
Chapter 12: Wireless Networking
  • Introduction to Wireless Technology
  • The 802.11 Standards
  • Comparing 802.11 Standards
  • Wireless Network Components
  • Installing a Wireless Network
  • Site Survey
  • Wireless Security
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab
  • Review Questions
Chapter 13: Authentication and Access Control
  • Security Filtering
  • Managing User Account and Password Security
  • User-Authentication Methods
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab
  • Review Questions
Chapter 14: Network Threats and Mitigation
  • Recognizing Security Threats
  • Vulnerabilities
  • Understanding Mitigation Techniques
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Anti-malware software
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab
  • Review Questions
Chapter 15: Physical Security and Risk
  • Using Hardware and Software Security Devices
  • Defining Firewalls
  • Firewall Technologies
  • Firewalls at the Application Layer vs the Network Layer
  • Scanning Services and Other Firewall Features
  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems
  • VPN Concentrators
  • Understanding Problems Affecting Device Security
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab
  • Review Questions
Chapter 16: Wide Area Networks
  • What's a WAN?
  • T-Series Connections
  • Transmission Media
  • Broadband Services
  • Wireless WAN Technologies
  • WAN Protocols
  • WAN Troubleshooting
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab
  • Review Questions
Chapter 17: Troubleshooting Tools
  • Protocol Analyzers
  • Throughput Testers
  • Connectivity Software
  • Using Traceroute
  • Using ipconfig and ifconfig
  • Using the ping Utility
  • Using the Address Resolution Protocol
  • Using the nslookup Utility
  • Resolving Names with the Hosts Table
  • Using the Mtr Command (pathping)
  • Using the route Command
  • Using the nbtstat Utility
  • Using the netstat Utility
  • Using the File Transfer Protocol
  • Using the Telnet Utility
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab
  • Review Questions
Chapter 18: Software and Hardware Tools
  • Understanding Network Scanners
  • Baseline
  • Network Monitoring and Logging
  • Identifying Hardware Tools
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab
  • Review Questions
Chapter 19: Network Troubleshooting
  • Narrowing Down the Problem
  • Troubleshooting Steps
  • Troubleshooting Tips
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab
  • Review Questions
Chapter 20: Management, Monitoring, and Optimization
  • Managing Network Documentation
  • Network Monitoring
  • Network Optimization
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab
  • Review Questions
School Notes:
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The classes are instructor-led live training you attend in a local classroom or from your home/office. Our instructors teach from a remote location while being able to interact with students as in a traditional classroom setting.

Instructors can view student progress and take control of their PC to provide direct assistance. Students can see the instructor's presentation as well as voice questions directly to the instructor and participate in class discussions.

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If you request to cancel or reschedule your registration 10 Business Days (M-F) or less days before the class start you will be charged 100% the course fee and will not be entitled to a refund. You have one (1) opportunity to use our Make-Up policy to have those funds applied to a later class date.

You cannot change your class location ten (10) Business days (M-F) or less before the class start because Certified Staffing Solutions has shipped training materials and provisioned resources. Location changes requested prior to that timeframe are subject to availability and may incur an additional charge.

Should Certified Staffing Solutions need to cancel your class due to insufficient enrollment, or postpone it due to events beyond their control, Certified Staffing Solutions will notify you as soon as possible. In such cases, you may reschedule to a future class date at no additional charge or receive a refund for any money on account relating to that registration.

Travel arrangements and costs are the sole responsibility of the student. Certified Staffing Solutions suggests obtaining refundable reservations. Certified Staffing Solutions classes are confirmed approximately 14 days before the start of the class. We cannot guarantee class commitments before that window of time. Certified Staffing Solutions will not be responsible for any cancellation costs incurred, including but not limited to, airline/mass transit tickets, hotel reservations and so on.

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Thu, Feb 13 9:00am - 4:00pm Computer Lab Remote Instructor
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