Course Description

This third A+ course in the series will teach you about networking, wireless, IoT, printers and network security concepts. You'll focus on core networking concepts and best security practices in a threat-saturated landscape. You will leave the course able to manage, secure, support and troubleshoot endpoint and intermediary devices to create a secure network.

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

    • compare and contrast the characteristics of network topologies
    • understand commonly used TCP/IP suite protocols, their characteristics, and port numbers
    • discuss numbering systems, MAC and IP addressing and configure the TCP/IP properties on a NIC (Network Interface Card)
    • understand and configure services provided by network devices including server computers and IoT smart devices
    • understand wireless standards and configure wireless devices
    • summarize and configure SOHO network devices
    • compare and contrast Internet connections, common networking hardware, and networking components
    • use command line tools and troubleshoot common network-related problems, including wireless network problems
    • understand how to support, configure, manage, and troubleshoot mobile devices including laptop computers
    • understand how Mobile Device Management (MDM), Mobile Application Management (MAM), and Multiple Factor Authentication (MFA) can mitigate specific concerns related to mobile devices
    • demonstrate how to configure, manage, support, and troubleshoot a printer and printing-related issues
    • implement common security practices, procedures, and policies to secure data and devices both physically and logically to mitigate security threats.


Please note that this is a prep course for A+ certification.



CMPH 002 is a prerequisite prior to taking this course

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
A+ InDepth - Networking and IoT
Lecture - Online Synchronous
T, Th
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Jun 04, 2024 to Jul 25, 2024
Lecture - Online Synchronous
12:00PM to 4:00PM
Jun 08, 2024 to Jul 27, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $935.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Dec 14, 2023 to Jun 05, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Dec 14, 2023 to Jun 05, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jun 06, 2024 to Jul 09, 2024
Required Software
This course has required course materials (TestOut PC Pro) which is included in tuition and issued to you in class.
Section Notes

CMPH 001 and CMPH 002 courses.

This course will be delivered virtually using MS Teams & Brightspace/D2L. MS Teams sessions will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, and Saturdays from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm between June 4 to July 27, 2024.

We encourage you to use your webcam and microphone to contribute to a more collaborative learning experience. 

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