CompTIA A+ 220-801: Networking Technologies

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


This course examines wired and wireless technologies, encryption techniques, small office implementations and Internet connections. It introduces the learner to the various types of wireless standards and ways in which to implement a small office/home office router. This course also covers the various ways of connecting to the Internet and the types of network and topologies commonly in use today. This course prepares the learner for CompTIA A+ exam 220-801.

Target Audience

Computer technicians who have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.


Expected Duration

90 min.

Course Objectives

Wireless Standards and Encryption Types

  • distinguish between the standards used for wireless networks
  • use encryption methods to secure wireless networks
  • Implementing SOHO Routers

  • implement the features of small office/home office routers
  • Implementing Wireless Networks in Small Offices

    Internet Connection Types for SOHOs

  • use the appropriate types of wired media when connecting SOHOs to the Internet
  • use the appropriate types of wireless media when connecting SOHOs to the Internet
  • Types of Networks and Topologies

  • specify the type of network that is appropriate for given requirements
  • use the appropriate network topology for a given scenario
  • Using Internet Connections and Network Topologies