Pitman Training

Network+ 2012 Certification

Course Outline

The Pitman Training Network+ 2012 Certification course is designed to give you all the knowledge and skills you need to get a job as a network or system administrator. But more importantly, it will give you the necessary skills and knowledge you need to gain a Network+ certification which is ranked as one of the most in-demand networking skills.

You’ll learn how to install, operate and configure basic network infrastructures, together with all the essential skills you’ll need to manage and maintain systems and troubleshoot any problems on a day to day basis. What’s more, as speaking the right IT language is essential in this industry; you’ll learn how to describe networking technologies, together with gaining a basic understanding of design principles.

Within the framework of the Network+ 2012 Certification course, you’ll learn so much more than just the theory. This course is designed to get you ready for the real-world and help you launch or enhance a career as a network or system administrator.

On completion of this course, you will receive a Pitman Training Course Completion certificate*.

* Please note that Vendor specific exams may need to be organised separately.


Prepare to become Network+ certified. Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to manage, maintain, troubleshoot, install, operate and configure basic network infrastructure, describe networking technologies and basic design principles.

If you’re looking to become a network or system administrator then this is a great course to start you on your chosen career path.

If you have some prior basic knowledge or experience of networks this might be advantageous to you before starting this course.

There are five sessions in this course covering: - 

Session 1: Introduction, Networking Models, Applications and Devices, IPv4 Overview and Addressing, IPv6 Overview and Addressing, Switching Protocols, Routing Protocols.

Session 2: Networking Protocols, Name Resolution, Virtual Desktops, Media and Connectors, WAN Solutions, 802 Standards, Planning a Small Network.

Session 3: Installing Routers, Installing Switches, Installing a Wireless Network, Understanding Network Appliances, Configuration Documentation, Network Performance, Network Monitoring.

Session 4: Troubleshooting Methodology, Troubleshooting Switches, Troubleshooting Routers, Troubleshooting Media, Troubleshooting Wireless, Troubleshooting Software, Using Protocol Analysers.

Session 5: Security Concepts, Security Threats, Security Authentication, Installing Firewalls, Network Level Security, Wireless Security, Security Appliances, Game Over.

This course will take around 50 hours to complete but this is dependent on your chosen study patterns and preferences.

This course can be studied online. This means, you have the flexibility to study our Network+ 2012 Certification course:

  • In centre, with our friendly course advisors available for support and guidance as and when you need it.
  • At home or from work – with support via email or telephone during working hours.
  • On a blended mix – in-centre for the modules you need help with, at home or from work for those you are gliding through.

Once you’re ready to go ahead, all you need to do is contact your nearest Pitman Training centre who will be able to talk you through the process and set you up on the online platform, and then you’ll be ready to study the Network+ 2012 Certification course at a time and place convenient to yourself. 

To get in touch with your nearest centre that offers and supports our online Network+ course click here.




The best way to make sure your training programme suits you, your skills, your ambitions and your busy schedule, is to get in touch with us for a free, friendly expert career consultation.