Intro to Network+ Certification Boot Camp
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Intro to Network+ Certification Boot Camp

Network+ Certification
4.2 (18 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,292 students enrolled
Created by Chad Russell
Last updated 12/2016
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What Will I Learn?
  • Manage computer networks and gain knowledge to help pass the Network+ exam.
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  • Students should have a basic understanding of computing.

This course covers basic information related to Network+ Certification and preparing for the Network+ exam.   

This FREE course includes over ten lessons where you will learn what what Network+ certification is and how to apply it.  This course is a starting point for you to chart your course to a well paying and satisfying networking career. I conclude this course with recommended next steps and resources to get you on the fast track to certification, and ultimately, relentlessly pursued by recruiters.

The demand for Network Engineers, Administrators, Consultants, Architects, Business Analysts, Project Managers, etc. is immense. The Network+ certification is an attainable path to helping business manage connectivity of their assets in the cloud and on-premise.   You can do it!

What are the requirements?

•  You only need an internet connection and a Udemy account to access the course.

What am I going to get from this course?

•  Comprehend Networking technologies

•  Introduction to the Network+ certification

•  Prepare for the Network+ exam

What is the target audience?

•  This course is intended for absolute beginners and IT professionals interested in learning about network technologies. No programming experience or prior security knowledge is required.  Anyone with basic knowledge of computers and an interest in learning more about networking should take this course.  

•  Network  concepts teach  many professionals  to plan for and address networking issues on a daily basis.   Start a rewarding career today!

Who is the target audience?
  • If you are looking to learn about networking and prepare for becoming Network+ certified then this course is for you!
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Curriculum For This Course
7 Lectures
Introduction to Networking
1 Lecture 14:41

A foundational understanding of Networking and TCP/IP is a must in order to even begin talking about security.    The OSI in the OSI Model stands for Open Systems Interconnect.     This is a standard model that defines how open systems can communicate.  You will learn basic networking and TCP/IP.  

Preview 14:41
WAN, LAN and VoiP Technology
3 Lectures 55:54

WAN Technologies serve as the backbone of the public internet and private Wide Area Networks.   You will learn about WAN technologies including protocol convergence, content distribution, WAN traffic shaping and optimization and WAN security technologies in this section.  

WAN Technologies

LAN Security

Here you will learn about the protocols and architectures that facilitate video and voice over IP communications on modern IP based networks.  

Networking Methodologies and Best Practices
2 Lectures 11:18

Troubleshooting skills are generally learned through experience but there are however certain standard tried and true methodologies that can help network admins troubleshoot these issues.   In this lesson you will learn how to troubleshoot networks.  

Networking Integrity and Availability

All IT environments require changes to be made on a fairly constant basis for the purpose of upkeep and enhancements.   You will learn about best practice for minimizing risk via configuration and change management in network environments.  

Network Change Management
Network+ Exam Prep
1 Lecture 17:27

In this lesson you will learn about the key topics and data points covered on the Network+ exam in order to help you prepare to take the test.  

Network+ Exam Prep
About the Instructor
Chad Russell
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Instructor Bio – Chad Russell

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