Start here: no previous networking knowledge needed
Networking is at the heart of the digital transformation. Although often unseen, it enables us to stay connected as we move around freely using our laptop or smartphone. This course teaches the basic networking concepts and the skills that you can put to use right away. Its underlying principles can help you set-up a SOHO (small-office/home-office) network or even put you on the path to managing a larger-scale business network. This course is often taken for those on the path to becoming a network technician, cable installer or help desk technician.
- Length: 70 hours
- Cost: Determined by Institution
- Level: Intermediate
- Learning Type: Instructor-led
You’ll learn these core skills:
How to plan and install a network using real equipment.
Practice verifying and troubleshooting network and Internet connectivity.
Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using real equipment and Cisco Packet Tracer.
Configure common Internet applications, basic IP services, and set up sharing between computers.
Accelerate your career with Networking Academy
Coursework may take place in our online learning environment, in the classroom—or both. Once you enroll, you’ll be asked to create an account, then taken to your learning dashboard. Course materials and tests may be accessed from there.
Help from your peers
Once enrolled, you have access to student forums where you can ask questions and interact with instructors and peers. Also use our Facebook community, which has more than a million members available for support.
Certificate of completion
Get a certificate of completion when you complete the course. Then add your coursework to LinkedIn so that hiring recruiters can find you for potential job opportunities.