CompTIA Network Infrastructure Professional (Network+/Server+) - Only 6 Days

Why

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be CNIP certified in just 6 days. With us, you’ll be CNIP trained in record time
  2. Our CNIP course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass CNIP first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn CNIP faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying CNIP with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 68,075 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Firebrand's courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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What

On this accelerated 6-day CompTIA Network Infrastructure Professional (CNIP) course, you'll get the knowledge and skills to build, maintain, troubleshoot and support server hardware and software technologies. You'll also learn to configure, manage and troubleshoot common wired and wireless networks.

Immersing you in the curriculum through our unique Lecture | Lab | Review learning methodology, you'll get a minimum of 12 hours quality training per day. Combining theory and practice from official CompTIA curricula, your expert instructor will take you through the following courses:

  • Network+
  • Server+

Train at twice the speed on this official CompTIA combined course

Firebrand is an Authorised CompTIA Platinum Partner. This means you'll get access to experienced instructors and up-to-date course material, officially approved by CompTIA.

During the course, you'll prepare for and sit the following CompTIA Network+ and Server+ exams, covered by your Certification Guarantee.

  • Exam N10-006
  • Exam SK0-003

Upon successful completion of all exams, you will achieve the Network+ and Server+ credentials as well as the aligned CNIP Stackable Certification - proving your skills as a Network Infrastructure Professional.

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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Network+

Network architecture

  • Explain the functions and applications of various network devices
  • Compare and contrast the use of networking services and applications
  • Install and configure the following networking services/applications
  • Explain the characteristics and benefits of various WAN technologies
  • Install and properly terminate various cable types and connectors using appropriate tools
  • Differentiate between common network topologies
  • Differentiate between network infrastructure implementations
  • Given a scenario, implement and configure the appropriate addressing schema
  • Explain the basics of routing concepts and protocols
  • Identify the basics elements of unified communication technologies
  • Compare and contrast technologies that support cloud and virtualisation
  • Given a set of requirements, implement a basic network

Network operations

  • Use appropriate monitoring tools
  • Analyse metrics and reports from monitoring and tracking performance tools
  • Use appropriate resources to support configuration management
  • Explain the importance of implementing network segmentation
  • Install and apply patches and updates
  • Configure a switch using proper features
  • Install and configure wireless LAN infrastructure and implement the appropriate technologies in support of wireless capable devices

Network security

  • Compare and contrast risk related concepts
  • Compare and contrast common network vulnerabilities and threats
  • Implement network hardening techniques
  • Compare and contrast physical security controls
  • Install and configure a basic firewall
  • Explain the purpose of various network access control models
  • Summarise basic forensic concepts

Troubleshooting

  • Implement network troubleshooting methodology
  • Analyse and interpret the output of troubleshooting tools
  • Common troubleshooting issues:
    • Wireless
    • Copper cable
    • Fibre cable
    • Network
    • Security
    • WAN

Industry standards, practices, and network theory

  • Analyse a scenario and determine the corresponding OSI layer
  • Explain the basics of network theory and concepts
  • Deploy the appropriate wireless standard
  • Deploy the appropriate wired connectivity standard
  • Implement the appropriate policies or procedures
  • Summarise safety practices
  • Install and configure equipment in the appropriate location using best practices
  • Explain the basics of change management procedures
  • Compare and contrast ports and protocols
  • Configure and apply the appropriate ports and protocols

Server+

Managing server hardware

  • Server components
  • Server power
  • Server cooling
  • Asset management

Installing a server

  • Prepare an installation plan
  • Prepare the server hardware
  • Set up the server hardware
  • Install an operating system

Configuring networking

  • Manage network cabling
  • Configure network interface cards
  • Implement IP addressing and network infrastructure services

Creating a virtual environment

  • Create virtual servers
  • Create virtual switches

Performing basic server configuration

  • Configure local server properties
  • Configure server roles
  • Set up ip addressing service roles

Administering the server

  • Update the server
  • Server administration access and control methods
  • Create service level agreements
  • Monitor server performance

Implementing storage solutions

  • Perform capacity planning
  • Deploy primary storage devices
  • Storage technologies
  • Configure raid

Securing the server

  • Configure firewalls
  • Configure security protocols
  • Implement intrusion detection systems
  • Implement logical access control methods
  • Implement data security methods
  • Apply server hardening techniques
  • Implement physical security
  • Create virtual networks

Planning and testing disaster recovery

  • Implement environmental controls
  • Manage documentation for the server and the network
  • Create a disaster recovery plan
  • Perform backup and restoration

Troubleshooting server issues

  • Troubleshoot theory and methods
  • Troubleshoot hardware issues
  • Troubleshoot software issues
  • Troubleshoot networking issues
  • Troubleshoot storage issues
  • Troubleshoot security issues

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You'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • CompTIA Network+ Exam N10-006
    • Number of questions: Maximum of 90 questions
    • Type of questions: Multiple choice questions, drag and drops and performance-based
    • Exam duration: 90 Minutes
    • Passing score: 720 (on a scale of 100-900)
    • Languages: English, Japanese and German
  • CompTIA Server+ Exam SK0-004
    • Number of questions: Maximum of 100 questions
    • Type of questions: Multiple choice questions
    • Exam duration: 90 Minutes
    • Passing score: 720 (on a scale of 100-900)
    • Languages: English, Japanese and Chinese

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In addition to official course material and exams, you’ll receive:

  • CompTIA A+ Complete Review Guide Exams 220-901 and 220-902 (ISBN: 978-1-1191-3789-4)
  • CompTIA Network+ Review Guide: Exam N10-007, 4th Edition (ISBN: 978-1-1194-3230-2)

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on 080 80 800 888.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, GIAC, CREST and CISSP CBK Review. Exam vouchers may also not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to Education and Skills Funding Agency guidelines.
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, CREST, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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Before attending this course, you should have:

  • Experience building computers and setting up devices in Windows OS
  • Knowledge of home networks (ISP connection)
  • Familiarity with the Windows desktop Environment
  • Nine months' networking experience
  • A+ Certification
  • 18 to 24 months of IT experience

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on 080 80 800 888 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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Reviews

Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 68,075 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.73% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.


"Course material is straight forward , clearly explained."
Anonymous. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2018.12.12 to 2018.12.14)

"The quality of teaching and the facilities with Firebrand at Wyboston Lakes has been excellent."
Anonymous. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2018.12.12 to 2018.12.14)

"The trainer was a great instructor and made sure he took the time to make sure we understood everything we needed for our exam. "
J.S.. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2018.12.12 to 2018.12.14)

"Course material was comprehensive, the instructor was great at cramming all the knowledge in over the two days. Fast paced and I passed both tests!"
Sam Reeves, Daisy Group. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2018.10.29 to 2018.10.31)

"Lots to take in. The instructor was nice."
A.Y. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2018.10.29 to 2018.10.31)

"Its like an intense army base with long hours of training but fairly good food."
Noor Singh. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2018.10.29 to 2018.10.31)

"The instructor was very good and kept us interested throughout, all the staff were friendly as well. "
Anonymous, Sopra Steria. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2018.10.29 to 2018.10.31)

"Intense course, lots of material. Instructor delivered the material well (albeit hastily), and was knowledgeable - not just good at presentation."
P.D. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2018.10.29 to 2018.10.31)

"Excellent facilities and first rate instructors."
A.C. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2018.10.29 to 2018.10.31)

"Very good and in-depth course information. Very good facilities. Well looked after. "
Anonymous. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2018.10.29 to 2018.10.31)

"The material was structured very well and our instructor did a great job teaching. I felt like I benefited a lot from this course. "
K.G.. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2018.10.29 to 2018.10.31)

"Third course for me and I will keep coming back as the training is some of the best Ive had. Always a great atmosphere and personally suits my learning style."
Thomas Sweet, Software Escrow Solutions. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2018.10.29 to 2018.10.31)

"Exceptionally friendly staff who are always happy to answer questions and spend extra time covering information that is not immediately clear. Great course, thanks a lot!"
S.B.. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2018.10.29 to 2018.10.31)

"Instructor is very knowledgeable, professional, good at handling the group of students."
Jean Pascal Robert, UN ICC. - CompTIA Cloud Essentials (2 days) (2018.10.29 to 2018.10.30)

"The instructor has great knowledge on the field, provided extra material and examples to the training."
Anonymous. - CompTIA Cloud Essentials (2 days) (2018.10.29 to 2018.10.30)

"Tough, but lots of detailed information. If you struggle don't worry as Firebrand is understanding and once you go through the course you can take it at your own pace."
Anonymous. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (2018.10.13 to 2018.10.19)

"Firebrand delivered on all areas. "
Anonymous. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (2018.10.17 to 2018.10.19)

"Great training! Don't be afraid to come back the second time, it really helps! "
Shannon Glover. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (2018.10.17 to 2018.10.19)

"Excellent training facilities and accommodation."
A.C.. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (2018.10.17 to 2018.10.19)

"Very good and informative."
Kai Chan, Poole Bay Holdings Ltd. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (2018.10.17 to 2018.10.19)

"Brilliant training for if you want to learn your course quickly. As a self funded student its a great way to get hands on and ask loads of questions, and at the end of it go away with so much knowledge."
E.S.. - CompTIA A+ (4 days) (2018.10.13 to 2018.10.16)

"Course content was aligned with BCS Knowledge Module 6 which is park of my Level 4 Apprenticeship in Cyber Security Risk Analyst (Level 4). The Instructor was knowledgeable and made the course interesting and set the content at a manageable pace."
S.B. - CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+) (3 days) (2018.7.6 to 2018.7.8)

"This was an intensive course. However, the engaging instructor delivery and revision prior to exam I felt more than prepared to pass first time!"
Q.A. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (2018.6.29 to 2018.7.1)

"Great course and classroom learning. Good materials and courseware. Experienced, friendly and engaged trainer. Dont arrive expecting to obtain all the course knowledge from the course alone... Pre-study is essential. Study in the evening also essential. The course is the "icing on the cake". Approx weighting: 40% personal study, 40% real-world experience, 20% classroom."
C.J. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (2018.6.29 to 2018.7.1)

"The course is very intensive. However, the Instructor was a very enthusiastic, and motivating tutor."
Anonymous - CompTIA A+ (4 days) (2018.6.25 to 2018.6.28)

"Thorough review of course material. Knowledgeable and engaging instructor."
A.C, Ministry of Defence. - CompTIA A+ (4 days) (2018.6.25 to 2018.6.28)

"Firebrands accelerated learning courses are great. They are intense and very thorough - but for a lot of people that's exactly what you need, in order to minimize the time away from work/family and cover all the content required as fast as possible. I highly recommend pre-reading & revising the syllabus before attending if you intend to sit the exam. Staff are friendly & the centre is lovely to stay at, would recommend 100%"
Ben Griffiths, Jolly IT Solutions. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2018.5.9 to 2018.5.11)

"Firebrands accelerated A+ course really will get you certified in just 4 days. Great instructor, great training with a group of focused professionals."
Anonymous - CompTIA A+ (4 days) (2018.4.21 to 2018.4.24)

"I would recommend a course at firebrand. It is learning in a friendly environment and quite easy to follow. The instructor was happy to retrace anything I didnt understand."
Mark Clarke, unemployed. - CompTIA A+ (4 days) (2018.4.21 to 2018.4.24)

"My knowledge of hardware and the internet has increased exponentially over the short period I have had here. The course is hard work with long days and I would recommend doing some pre-reading. However, it is a good route to gaining skills and certification."
M.S.. - CompTIA A+ (4 days) (2018.4.21 to 2018.4.24)

"Came into this training with very little knowledge and am now leaving with more than I could have imagined in such a short time."
K.K., USAF. - CompTIA A+ (4 days) (2018.4.21 to 2018.4.24)

"I was really happy with the training provided - thought it was really good."
Anonymous - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2018.2.19 to 2018.2.21)

"After struggling with the material for a year and dragging my feet, Firebrand Training helped me to get past that year and cleared my worries."
W.D.. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2018.1.8 to 2018.1.10)

"Firebrand took me from being worried about my exam to being well prepared and excited to take it."
Scott White, Gratte Brothers Security. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2018.1.8 to 2018.1.10)

"The training was very good, however it was definitely a lot to take in if you didn't have prior knowledge. I would recommend to any one about to attend a course to go over the material once beforehand to get a brief overview; helped me out tremendously!"
Patrick Barklem, Intelisecure. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2018.1.8 to 2018.1.10)

"This is my first time using Firebrand and would definitely recommend."
P.K.. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2017.12.20 to 2017.12.22)

"I think there should be more questions on this - saying what you think of trainer/course/accommodation/company. I think you're all great though - thank you for always being so lovely and helpful and I'm still yet to have a trainer I don't like, so I think that's good :) "
Laura Dean, Utilita. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2017.12.20 to 2017.12.22)

"During my time at Firebrand I have felt welcomed, respected and comfortable. I would wholeheartedly recommend the instructors and the Compita A+ & N+ course to anyone looking for an introduction into the IT world."
Bhavesh Patel, Inntel. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (2017.11.6 to 2017.11.12)

"The training at Firebrand is excellent, the instructors have a very wide knowledge of IT Systems and even beyond that. All courses I have been on were set out clearly, well delivered and I was never made to feel left out or lost at any point. If ever I was confused, The instructors did an excellent job at explaining things in a way that was possible for me and others to understand."
Anonymous - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (2017.11.6 to 2017.11.12)

"The content was in depth and explained well."
Nick Burgess, ABP. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (2017.11.10 to 2017.11.12)

"The course was very understanding and clear. The teacher had a great sense of humor, which made the course more interesting. I feel I have learnt a lot over the past few days here."
Josh Miles, CIS LTD. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (2017.11.10 to 2017.11.12)

"Very insightful and enjoyable course. Tutor was really good, great at explaining everything and very approachable. The facilities on site were great too, and the unlimited coffee was also a bonus!"
Ryan Lay. - CompTIA A+ (4 days) (2017.11.6 to 2017.11.9)

"The instructor was one of the best teachers I had the pleasure to learn with. He explained everything in a clear manner and made sure everyone understood the material. He is definitely the reason I passed the certification. Although the course was accelerated I was following everything and Gareth took time to explain more complicated modules, which I found very helpful. I will definitely be coming back to Firebrand and hope he will be the one teaching then! The course in its entirety was very enjoyable and really useful. I would definitely do it again and I recommend it to anyone that wants to learn fast and retain the knowledge!"
Grazyna Dzwigala. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2017.10.25 to 2017.10.27)

"I was reticent to do a boot camp but it wasn't as scary as it sounded and I loved the pace! Rather than spending time faffing between home and course, you could stay in one place and access the training and resources as much as needed. Really love the set up and will definitely come back for another course."
A.S.. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2017.10.25 to 2017.10.27)

" Good course, would come here again!"
Anonymous - CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI (Level 1) (6 days) (2017.10.9 to 2017.10.14)

"The course was well delivered, tailored to what you want and helpful."
Blair Ogilure, Xenith. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2017.9.27 to 2017.9.29)

"Training at Firebrand is worthwhile. Everything is provided on site so you can concentrate on your studies."
D.J.. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2017.9.27 to 2017.9.29)

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N.M.. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2017.9.27 to 2017.9.29)

"The training was overall very good. Teacher know all the topics and explain it very well. I recommend this school to all who wants to further the knowledge in the IT field. "
Nathaniel Harvey. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2017.9.27 to 2017.9.29)

"Great place to learn, staff are very welcoming and open to help and aid in all areas. 2nd visit after studying Network +, found this time around a lot better and took more in and feel better leaving this time. "
S.A.. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2017.9.27 to 2017.9.29)

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