CompTIA Convergence Technologies Professional (CTP+) - Only 3 Days

Seven reasons why you should sit your CTP+ course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be CTP+ certified in just 3 days. With us, you’ll be CTP+ trained in record time
  2. Our CTP+ course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass CTP+ first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more CTP+. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn CTP+ faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying CTP+ with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 65,217 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study CTP+ courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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Bhavesh Patel, Inntel. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (6/11/2017 to 12/11/2017)

"The training at Firebrand is excellent, the instructors have a very wide knowledge of IT Systems and even beyond that. All courses I have been on were set out clearly, well delivered and I was never made to feel left out or lost at any point. If ever I was confused, The instructors did an excellent job at explaining things in a way that was possible for me and others to understand."
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Nick Burgess, ABP. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (10/11/2017 to 12/11/2017)

"The course was very understanding and clear. The teacher had a great sense of humor, which made the course more interesting. I feel I have learnt a lot over the past few days here."
Josh Miles, CIS LTD. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (10/11/2017 to 12/11/2017)

"Very insightful and enjoyable course. Tutor was really good, great at explaining everything and very approachable. The facilities on site were great too, and the unlimited coffee was also a bonus!"
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"The instructor was one of the best teachers I had the pleasure to learn with. He explained everything in a clear manner and made sure everyone understood the material. He is definitely the reason I passed the certification. Although the course was accelerated I was following everything and Gareth took time to explain more complicated modules, which I found very helpful. I will definitely be coming back to Firebrand and hope he will be the one teaching then! The course in its entirety was very enjoyable and really useful. I would definitely do it again and I recommend it to anyone that wants to learn fast and retain the knowledge!"
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Nathaniel Harvey. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (27/9/2017 to 29/9/2017)

"Great place to learn, staff are very welcoming and open to help and aid in all areas. 2nd visit after studying Network +, found this time around a lot better and took more in and feel better leaving this time. "
S.A.. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (27/9/2017 to 29/9/2017)

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"The staff here were absolutely fantastic! The instructor is a very knowledgeable and intelligent man who has a teaching style that isn't patronising and with humour to keep us all engaged and motivated. Everyone incredibly kind and supportive to me and I cant thank everyone enough for that. I look forward to coming back and hopefully passing my re-take next time!"
Laura Dean, Utilita. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (11/9/2017 to 17/9/2017)

"I really enjoy training at Firebrand Training. The trainers are top notch. Everyone makes you feel really welcome and at ease. The training is tough but worth it! I got all my certifications from this course first time, and it was all down to my Trainer. He really helped me learn new techniques in IT, especially when it comes to sub netting. He has help me develop my IT knowledge and now its time to put it to practice in the real world"
Timothy Farmer, Utilita Energy. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (11/9/2017 to 17/9/2017)

"I was given the time needed to focus without distractions from work and family."
Anonymous - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (30/8/2017 to 1/9/2017)

"My Trainer was very supportive and helpful. I really learned a lot from him. Thank you all."
Norah Alhussain, SABB. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (30/8/2017 to 1/9/2017)

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James Elmer, BMPA. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (28/6/2017 to 30/6/2017)

"The course was great. Lots of information to take in,but the pace was definitely manageable. Gareth was friendly and answered any questions asked! Food is also a bonus! I would 100% recommend that anyone doing these courses does the pre-reading as it was massively helpful to do this. Rather than having to learn everything on the course which would have been full-on, you could use the course to fill in any holes in your knowledge."
Kristian Ward, Switch Networks. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (28/6/2017 to 30/6/2017)

"I really enjoyed my course at Firebrand. The instructor really knew his stuff and delivered all the content in a quick and easy to understand manner."
Tom Baker, Merlin Entertainments. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (28/6/2017 to 30/6/2017)

"Very good, lots of information, good structure to the course."
Andrew M.. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (28/6/2017 to 30/6/2017)

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R.H, Computer-eyez. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (8/5/2017 to 14/5/2017)

"I've learnt a lot in the four days of being at Firebrand. I have learnt more in these past few days than I did in a period of weeks during my time at school. Looking forward to the next course!"
M.E, Alcom Computing . - CompTIA A+ (4 days) (8/5/2017 to 11/5/2017)

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Phillip Richardson, Severn Trent. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (10/4/2017 to 12/4/2017)

"Very good course with good coursework and the instructor gave very good examples to help students with their understanding. "
Mark Cohen. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (10/4/2017 to 12/4/2017)

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Mark Cohen, Civil Service. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (27/3/2017 to 29/3/2017)

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Jamie Howard, Watchfinder&co. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (22/2/2017 to 24/2/2017)

"Firebrand has helped me further develop my knowledge and have shown me how deep the world of IT can really get. I feel that even if I didn't take everything in, I am definitely leaving with greater knowledge. Firebrand were serious when they said "accelerated learning" be prepared to take in a whole heap of information."
Sam Carter, Cogeco Peer 1. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (6/2/2017 to 12/2/2017)

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"Enjoyed my time at Firebrand, I have learnt so much in such a short space of time. Course content was good and well delivered. Thank you"
John Hudson. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (9/1/2017 to 15/1/2017)

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Jamie Howard, Watchfinder &Co. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (12/12/2016 to 18/12/2016)

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Ryan Moore, CIL Management Consultants. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (14/11/2016 to 20/11/2016)

CompTIA Convergence Technologies Professional (CTP+) certification proves that you have high-level knowledge and skills to sell and service components of data, voice and multimedia convergence technologies.

On the three-day accelerated CompTIA CTP+ course, you'll learn about:

  • Data and Internet protocol (IP) networking
  • Voice and telephone services
  • Convergence networking

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a certification guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation and exams on your return). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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You'll learn the following, to ensure you pass the CTP+exam at the end of the course:

Data Networking Domain

Industry Standards and Protocols Objectives

  • Layers of the OSI reference model
  • Functions of each layer of the OSI reference model
  • Protocols and Services of each OSI layer
  • Data encapsulation (including but not limited to: data, segment, packet, frame) in relation to frame assembly

LAN/WAN Infrastructure Objectives

  • LAN topologies (including but not limited to: ring, bus, star)
  • WAN topologies (including but not limited to: full mesh, partial mesh, point-to-point)
  • Routers, switches and hubs in relation to data networking hardware
  • Modem and CSU/DSU in relation to data networking hardware
  • Standards, protocols and their characteristics (including but not limited to: 802.2, 802.3, 802.5, PPP, frame relay, ATM, SONET/SDH)
  • Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
  • DTE and DCE
  • Cabling (including but not limited to: CAT3, CAT5, shielded twisted pair [STP], V.35, thinnet, RG58, fiber optic [single-mode, multi-mode])
  • Cable terminators
  • VLANs
  • MAC address

IP Protocols Objectives

  • IPv4 and IPv6 addresses
  • Network classes (A, B, C, D)
  • Network, host and broadcast addresses
  • Private network numbers
  • Subnet masking
  • Host addresses in a subnet
  • Host address and subnet mask
  • Subnet mask by both the bit count and dotted decimal notation
  • Routed and routing protocols
  • Dynamic, static and default routes
  • DNS features and functions
  • DHCP features and functions
  • NAT features and functions
  • Connection-oriented and connectionless transport in relation to TCP/UDP
  • Well-known, registered and random/dynamic ports in relation to TCP/UDP
  • Common ports (including but not limited to: Telnet, HTTP, FTP, TFTP, SMTP, POP3, SNMP, DNS) in relation to TCP/UDP

Troubleshooting Objectives

  • ICMP (tracert, ping and error messages) in relation to troubleshooting tools
  • Other available troubleshooting tools for cabling, hardware, and configuration of devices (software and hardware)
  • Straight-through vs. crossover cable
  • Common configuration errors in IP devices

Telephony Networking Domain

Industry Standards and Protocols Objectives

  • Standard reference nomenclature (including but not limited to: X.nnn, Q.nnn, I.nnn, E.nnn)

Basic Telephony Concepts Objectives

  • Call-processing steps (call setup, call connection, call completion)
  • Analog trunks and station lines
  • Electrical characteristics of ground-start and loop-start analog trunks (not including local voltage specifications)
  • Various types of E&M trunks (2W/4W audio) in relation to analog trunks
  • DSH technologies (including but not limited to: DS0, DS1, DS3, OC3, OC12, OC48, OC192)
  • Analog ringing (electrical specs) vs. digital alerting (A&B bits) in relation to signaling types
  • Analog transmission impairments involved in a phone call (including but not limited to: loss, echo, noise, cross-talk, delay)
  • Echo cancellation in 2-wire to 4-wire hybrids
  • Pulse code modulation in telephony
  • A-Law and Mu-Law in relation to digitising voice
  • Functions of class 4 (tandem) and class 5 (end-office) switches in relation to PSTN/GSTN
  • Various numbering plans (including but not limited to: global, NANP, private)
  • Digital Signal Hierarchy (DSH) terminology (STRATUM)
  • FXO and FXS interfaces

Infrastructure Objectives

  • Safety procedures (including but not limited to: cabling, power, grounding, ESD, NEBS)
  • Proper cabling procedures in specific environments (PVC vs. plenum)
  • Troubleshooting tools (including but not limited to: 4-pair tester, inductor/buzzer/toner, linesman test set (butt set), volt meter, laptop)
  • Symptoms of improper clocking configuration
  • Various cable terminations (including but not limited to: USOC/RJ-nn standards, ITU/V.nnn standards)

Signaling Objectives

  • Signaling of ground-start and loop-start analog trunks (not including line voltages)
  • In-band vs. out-of-band in relation to signaling types
  • Signaling functions of ISDN (e.g., ISDN BRI, ISDN PRI, ISDN 23 and ISDN 30) and SS7/C7
  • E&M, ground start, loop start and OPX in relation to signaling types (A, B, C and D bits)
  • Analog dialing (DTMF) vs. digital addressing (set-up messages) in relation to signaling types

Convergence Technologies Domain

Industry Standards and Protocols Objectives

  • Major industry standards (including but not limited to: 802.x, RFCxxxx, E.nnn, G.nnn, H.nnn, Q.nnn, X.nnn) relevant to convergence
  • Major standards bodies (including but not limited to: IEEE, ITU, IETF, EIA, TIA, ANSI, Bell) relevant to convergence

Voice-over Convergence Objectives

  • Latency, jitter and wander, and their impact on real-time communications
  • Importance of a jitter buffer
  • Impact of large data frames on real-time communications
  • Quality of Service (QoS) in converged networks
  • Quality of Service (QoS) technologies (including but not limited to: RSVP, DiffServ, IntServ, 802.1P/Q) for converged networks
  • Common codecs (G.7xx) and their bandwidth requirements in a converged environment
  • Compressing voice
  • T1, E1 and J1 for data and voice
  • Bandwidth of packetized voice
  • Transporting modem and fax through a converged solution

Topology Convergence Objectives

  • Signalling protocols for converged networks (including but not limited to: H.245, H.320, H.323, H.450, SIP, MGCP, NCS)
  • Function of a gatekeeper
  • Call flows between convergent-based and circuit-based calls
  • Function of gateways
  • Characteristics of circuit-switched and packet-switched technologies

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You'll sit the following exam:

  • CN0-201 exam - CompTIA Convergence Technologies Professional (CTP+)

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Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Certification Programs includes

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • Near site testing, Transportation to/from Testing Center are provided ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Examination Passing Policy

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMP, CAPM, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC and CISSP CBK Review
  • *** Not included in our PMP, CAPM, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, or ITIL Managers and Revision Certifications
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

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It is recommended that you are CompTIA Network+ certified or equivalent, plus have 18-24 months of experience in data networking, telephony and other convergence-related technologies.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +971 4 3199019 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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