• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Explore networking fundamentals, including TCP and UDP, and common networking hardware devices.

Learning Objectives

CompTIA A+ 220-1001: Networking

  • differentiate between hubs and bridges
  • describe when to use a switch
  • list the benefits of implementing a router
  • differentiate between access points, repeaters, and extenders
  • describe the purpose of network controllers
  • differentiate between cable and DSL modems
  • describe the purpose of patch panels
  • list the benefits of PoE
  • list the benefits of ethernet over power
  • list the benefits of firewalls
  • describe how cloud-based network controllers work
  • work with networking devices

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Customer Service and Technical Support
  • Cyber Defense Analysis
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Systems Development
  • Technology R&D