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CompTIA - Network Infrastructure Professional (Network+/Server+)

Duration

Duration:

Only 6 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

28/9/2020 (Monday)

Overview

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.

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online CNIP courses
  2. You'll be CNIP certified in just 6 days. With us, you’ll be CNIP trained in record time
  3. Our CNIP course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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 75,912 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business

Benefits

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam on the course and return home certified
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

Curriculum

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

Exam Track

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, 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
    • Exam duration: 90 Minutes
    • Passing score: 720 (on a scale of 100-900)
    • Languages: English, Japanese and Chinese

What's Included

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)

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

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. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

Reviews

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"I found the course very educational and informative."
Lewis Caborn, BT. (20/4/2020 (Monday) to 22/4/2020 (Wednesday))

"Firebrand deployed state of the art remote access learning facility which smoothly facilitated my learning. My instructor was very supportive and made the whole experience fun. I will recommend Firebrand any day!"
Daniel Dadson. (23/4/2020 (Thursday) to 26/4/2020 (Sunday))

"Great course delivered by very experienced professional who was able to explain complex topics with easy to understand real life examples. With this information I feel more confident not only to pass the exam, but also to be more effective and confident at work. Thank you"
GVR. (30/3/2020 (Monday) to 1/4/2020 (Wednesday))

"Overall experience was great. Staff are friendly and helpful in all areas. Food is fantastic!"
Martin Whitton, STL Communications. (16/3/2020 (Monday) to 18/3/2020 (Wednesday))

"Was good , especially for people who need to find a foundation in IT"
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