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N+

The N+ course offered at KBM, trains students for the CompTIA N+ certification exams N10-004 and N10-005.

You will learn how to manage, troubleshoot a network infrastructure and learn some basic design principles. You will also be able to recommend solutions, analyze network traffic and learn common networking protocols as well as types of media.

Successful completion of this N+ course will give you ample knowledge and understanding to apply your newly learnt skills directly in the work industry and thus start a successful career as a network assistant or Jr. network administrator in the IT support industry.

Course duration 5 days
Cost £ 300
Hours 40 hours
Day1 Network Concepts & Technologies
Day2 Network Installation and Configuration
Day3 Network Media and topologies
Day4 Network Management
Day5 Network Security
Domain Percentage of Examination
Network Technologies 20%
Network Media and topologies 20%
Network Devices 17%
Network Management 20%
Network Tools 12%
Network Security 11%
TOTAL 100%
  • Explain the function of common networking protocols.
  • Identify commonly used TCP and UDP default ports.
  • Identify the various address formats
  • Given a scenario, evaluate the proper use of various addressing technologies and addressing scheme.
  • Identify common IPv4 and IPv6 routing protocols.
  • Explain the purpose and properties of routing.
  • compare the characteristics of wireless communication standards
  • Categorize standard cable types and their properties.
  • Identify cmmon connector types.
  • Identify common physical network topologies.
  • Given a scenario, differentiate and implement appropriate wiring standards.
  • Categorize WAN technology types and properties.
  • Categorize LAN technology types and properties.
  • Explain common logical network topologies and their characteristics.
  • Install, configure and differentiate between common network devices.
  • Identify the functions of specialized network devices.
  • Explain the advanced features of a switch.
  • Implement a basic wireless network.
  • Explain the function of each layer of the OSI model.
  • Identify types of configuration management documentation.
  • Given a scenario, evaluate the network based on configuration management documentation.
  • Conduct network monitoring to identify performance and connectivity issues using packet sniffers, system logs and event logs
  • Explain different methods for network performance optimization.
  • Given a scenario, implement certain network troubleshooting methodology.
  • Given a scenario, troubleshoot common connectivity issues and select an appropriate solution.
  • Given a scenario, select the appropriate command line interface tool and interpret the output to verify functionality.
  • Explain the purpose of network scanners.
  • Given a scenario, utilize the appropriate hardware tools
  • Explain the function of hardware and software security devices.
  • Explain common features of a firewall.
  • Explain the methods of network access security.
  • Explain the methods of user authentication.
  • Explain issues that affect device security.
  • Identify common security threats and mitigation techniques.
Domain Percentage of Examination
Network Concepts 21%
Network Installation and Configuration 23%
Network Media and topologies 17%
Network Management 17%
Network Security 19%
TOTAL 100%
  • Compare the layers of the OSI and TCP/IP models.
  • Classify how applications, devices and protocols relate to the OSI model layers.
  • Explain the purpose and properties of IP addressing.
  • Explain the purpose and properties of routing and switching.
  • Identify common TCP and UDP default ports.
  • Explain the function of common networking protocols.
  • Summarize DNS concepts and its components.
  • Given a scenario, implement certain network troubleshooting methodology.
  • Given a scenario, install and configure routers and switches.
  • Given a scenario, install and configure a wireless network.
  • Explain the purpose and properties of DHCP.
  • Given a scenario, troubleshoot common wireless problems.
  • Given a scenario, troubleshoot common router and switch problems.
  • Given a set of requirements, plan and implement a basic SOHO network.
  • Categorize standard media types and associated properties.
  • Categorize standard connector types based on network media.
  • Compare and contrast different wireless standards.
  • Categorize WAN technology types and properties.
  • Describe different network topologies.
  • Given a scenario, troubleshoot common physical connectivity problems.
  • Compare and contrast different LAN technologies.
  • Identify components of wiring distribution.
  • Explain the purpose and features of varios network appliances.
  • give a scenario, use appropriate hardware tools to troubleshoot connectivity issues.
  • Given a scenario, use appropriate software tools to troubleshoot connectivity issues.
  • Given a scenario, use the appropriate network monitoring resource to analyze traffic.
  • Describe the purpose of configuration management documentation.
  • Explain different methods and rationales for network performance.
  • Given a scenario, implement appropriate wireless security measures.
  • Explain the methods of network access security
  • Explain methods of user authentication
  • `Explain common threats, vulnerabilities, and mitigation techniques
  • Given a scenario, install and configure a basic firewall.
  • Categorize different types of network security appliances and methods.