Learn to build the skills you need on the job and for professional certification—including the CompTIA Network + credential. This course will introduce you to operating system-independent network theory. It will prepare you for a wide range of network technologies and courses, including Cisco Interconnecting Network Devices and Windows Server 2003.
Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course you should be able to:
- Discuss TCP/IP and describe how packets are transferred across networks.
- Design network topology.
- Select network cabling.
- Understand the role of the network interface card.
- Plan wireless networks.
- Understand network architecture.
- Understand network standards and the OSI model.
- Define network protocols.
- Examine network connectivity: devices and services.
- Design and install a network.
- Ensure hardware compatibility.
- Establish network shares and accounts.
- Ensure network security.
- Print on a network.
- Upgrade or move a network.
- Troubleshoot a network.
Competencies covered in this course: Hardware and Networks
Intended Audience: Public sector employees who are network administration professionals or Net+ Certification exam candidates.