DRAFT- CIW: Network Technology Foundations

Course Specifications

Course number: 085040
Software: Microsoft Windows Vista
Course length: 1.0 day(s)

Course Description

In this course, you will examine the fundamentals of networking technologies, including TCP/IP, wireless networking technologies, and troubleshooting techniques. You will also explore different network components and protocols that enable users to share information quickly and easily. Besides this, you will learn about different models in the network architecture and the ways to protect your data using network security.

Course Objective: You will explore the fundamentals of networking technology and its related features.

Target Student: End-users who use computers at home or in the office.

Prerequisites: Students should understand fundamental computer concepts, such as how to run applications, manage files, and use a web browser on a personal computer running any operating system.

Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

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Performance-Based Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

Course Content

Lesson 1: Network Fundamentals
Topic 1A: Networking Terminology
Topic 1B: Network Building Blocks
Topic 1C: Standard Network Models
Topic 1D: Network Categories

Lesson 2: Network Requirements and Concepts
Topic 2A: Network Connectivity Devices
Topic 2B: Network Media
Topic 2C: Network Topologies
Topic 2D: Network Protocols

Lesson 3: Network Communication
Topic 3A: Transmission Technologies
Topic 3B: Transmission Methods
Topic 3C: Wireless Technologies and Standards

Lesson 4: TCP/IP Architecture
Topic 4A: The TCP/IP Suite
Topic 4B: The TCP/IP Model
Topic 4C: Internet Protocol Addressing
Topic 4D: Routing in TCP/IP Networks
Topic 4E: TCP/IP Troubleshooting Utilities

Lesson 5: System Hardware
Topic 5A: System Unit Components
Topic 5B: System Connection Methods
Topic 5C: Windows File System Management

Lesson 6: Troubleshooting System Components
Topic 6A: Troubleshoot Storage Devices
Topic 6B: Troubleshoot Power Supplies
Topic 6C: Troubleshoot Memory
Topic 6D: Troubleshoot CPUs ans System Boards

Lesson 7: Network Security
Topic 7A: Network Threats
Topic 7B: Data Protection Methods
Topic 7C: Local Security
Topic 7D: Internet Security