About the Course


In this certification course, you will learn how to:


  • Design and implement functional networks
  • Configure, manage, and maintain essential network devices
  • Use devices such as switches and routers to segment networks
  • Create resilient networks and configure traffic
  • Identify benefits and drawbacks of network configurations
  • Implement network security, standards, and protocols

What are the requirements for this course?


Entry-level short course, suitable for those with no or little prior knowledge. May provide foundation knowledge for higher, Masters-level short courses, or for other various IT related fields.

Course Modules 


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 instruction method will be used?


  • Lectures and detailed presentations
  • Class Schedule
  • Quizzes, labs
  • Practicals

What is the course length?


  • 8 weeks

What kind of career opportunities will be available to students?


Once you complete the certification course, you’ll be able to look for work in a variety of fields including:


  • Cloud Engineer
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Information Security
  • IT Project Management

What are some benefits of achieving this certificate?


– IT certifications make you stand apart from competing candidates in a competitive job market.

– Earning the latest IT certifications proves your skills are current in a rapidly changing field.

– Certified technology professionals earn higher salaries than their non-certified counterparts.

– IT certifications allow businesses to quickly assess skill levels, saving time & resources during candidate evaluation.

– Many more