What are the requirements for this course?
Entry-level short course, suitable for those with no or little prior knowledge. May provide foundational knowledge for further studies, or for other various IT related fields.
Module 1: Introduction and Networking Basics
- Ports & protocols
- Devices, applications, protocols and services
- OSI layers
- Routing and switching
- IP addressing components
- Network topologies, types and technologies
- Wireless technologies and configurations
- Cloud concepts
- Network services
Module 2: Infrastructure
- Cabling solutions
- Networking devices install/configure
- Advanced networking devices
- Virtualization and network storage techniques
- WAN technologies
Module 3: Network Operations
- Documentation and diagrams to manage the network
- Business continuity and disaster recovery
- Common scanning, monitoring and patching processes
- Remote access methods
- Policies and best practices
Module 4: Network Security
- Physical security devices
- Authentication and access controls
- Secure a basic wireless network
- Common networking attacks
- Network device hardening
- Common mitigation techniques
What kind of career opportunities will be available to students?
Since this is a NON-VOCATIONAL course, there’s no guarantee of finding a job in any relevant fields.
However, upon completion of the course, you’ll have all the basic knowledge required to pursue further education with a good foundation to begin with. Also, one can apply these skills in their daily lives to help assist with everyday matters. Since the technology-era is rapidly taking over, such basic knowledge should be available to potential applications of all kinds.
*This program does not require approval under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005*