Network Associate Tech

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This training will provide the necessary tools and knowledge to be proficient in computer networking.  The student will learn about communications, hubs, routers, and switches.  This course is twenty-four (24) weeks in duration for a total of 720 hours of training.

Prerequisite (s)

High School Diploma or GED. Must have basic math and reading skills at or above the 8th grade level.  Must be computer literate.

Program Outline

  • Networking Basics
    • Windows NT/2000/XP
    • Basic System Troubleshooting
    • Operating Systems Troubleshooting
    • Preventative Maintenance
  • Routers and Routing Basics
  • Review: The OSI Reference Model and Routing
  • LAN/WAN Technologies

Bonus Material

  • Optical Networking Fundamentals
  • Network Management
  • Introduction to Converged Networking
  • Developing Network Security
  • Developing Network Management Strategies
  • Virtual Private Networks