The free online course “Computer Networking – Wired and Wireless Networks and Protocols” introduces you to the structure and function of wired and wireless networks and their protocols. This course examines cabling systems for wired networks, the structure of Internet Protocol addresses and TCP/IP tools.
This course will be of interest to all learners who would like to learn more about computer networking, in particular the structure and function of wired and wireless networks and their protocols. It will also be of great interest to all learners who are considering computer networking as a career or who are considering doing professional computer networking exams.
Computer Networking – Wired and Wireless Networks and Protocols Course Content
- Cabling systems for wired networks, in particular the twisted-pair cable, and cable speeds and the cable types;
- The tools needed when making the connections between patch panels and RJ45 jacks;
- The structure of Internet Protocol addresses in detail, including IP Ranges and their classes;
- The structure and function of IPv4 and IPv6 addresses;
- The role of Default gateway and DNS server in networking;
- Basic TCP/IP tools such as command prompt, ipconfig and ping;
- Advanced TCP/IP tools such as Netstat, Pathping, Nslookup, Telnet, NbtStat and Netsh.
Summary of Main Course Features
- Duration: 2-3 Hours
- Publisher: Channel 9
- Assessments: Yes
- Certification: Yes
- Minimum Grade/Class Level: Third Level