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Certified Network Principles (CNP)


Course setup

Network skills pre-assessment

Chapter 1: Fundamentals

Module A: Networking concepts
Module B: Classifying networks
Module C: Network models
Module D: The troubleshooting process

Chapter 2: Physical networks

Module A: Connection technologies
Module B: Network devices
Module C: Copper media
Module D: Optical media
Module E: Ethernet standards
Summary: Physical networks

Chapter 3: TCP/IP networks

Module A: IP addressing
Module B: Core protocols
Module C: Network ports and applications
Summary: TCP/IP networks

Chapter 4: Internetworking

Module A: Switching
Module B: Routing
Summary: Internetworking

Chapter 5: Wireless LANs

Module A: Wireless networks
Module B: Wireless LAN standards
Summary: Wireless LANs

Chapter 6: Wide area networks

Module A: Internet connections
Module B: WAN infrastructure
Summary: Wide area networks

Chapter 7: Cybersecurity principles

Module A: Goals and threats
Module B: Digital security
Module C: Transport encryption
Summary: Cybersecurity principles

Chapter 8: Defending networks

Module A: Network security components
Module B: Network authentication systems
Module C: Hardening networks
Summary: Defending networks

Chapter 9: Evolving network technologies

Module A: Network convergence
Module B: Virtual and cloud systems
Summary: Evolving network technologies

Chapter 10: Network operations

Module A: Monitoring and optimization
Module B: Fault tolerance and disaster recovery
Module C: Incident response
Summary: Network operations

Chapter 11: Network planning

Module A: Network policy design
Module B: Network installation
Module C: Maintenance and upgrades
Summary: Network planning

Appendix A: Glossary

Our Certified Network Principles (CNP) course provides the basic knowledge needed to plan, install, maintain, and troubleshoot modern networks in a vendor-neutral format; this includes physical network components and technologies, logical structures, common protocols, and network security. This course maps to the mile2 CNP certification exam. Objective coverage is marked throughout the course. You can download an objective map for the series from You will benefit most from this course if you intend to take a mile2 CNP exam.

This course assumes that you have basic knowledge at using and maintaining individual workstations. Knowledge equivalent to the CompTIA A+ certification is helpful but not necessary.


You may purchase the courseware by itself or opt for the complete training bundle, which also includes:

  • Mile2 Exam Voucher
  • Mile2 Exam Simulator
  • Mile2 CBT Video 

Certified Network Principles (CNP)

  • Product Code: CNP-R10-
  • Availability: In Stock
  • Days of Training: 5
  • $50.00

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