COMPUTER NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS – SHORT COURSE

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 foundational knowledge for further studies, 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?

 

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*