Cisco_Networking Essentials


This is a Skills for ALL course designed to emplower individuals with skils required as a must in todays digital world.

This course teaches networking based on environments students may encounter in daily life, including small office and home office networking. It provides an engaging, self-paced learning experience using Packet Tracer simulation, interactive activities, and learning with your own devices at home.

Core Skills:
- Plan and install a home or small business network using wireless technology, then connect it to the Internet.
- Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using Cisco Packet Tracer.
- Practice verifying and troubleshooting network and Internet connectivity.
- Recognize and mitigate security threats to a home network.

This course is intended for people who want to learn the fundamentals of networking, including what the network can do, how it operates, and how to protect it.

This course is at an beginner level.

The course is offered in partnership with Cisco Networking Academy.

For organisations that wish to pay the student fees for this course and are unable to pay by credit card via the website, please contact the Short Course team via email on to organise a Third Party Payment invoice.

  • Access to:
    - 1 Cisco Router: minimum 1841s or 1941s
    - 1 wireless router
    - Console cable
    - Ethernet cables
    - 2 PCs

    Course Recognitions:
    Student may complete ONE final theory exam to obtain a Certificate of Completion and a Digital Badge

Short Course Delivery Locations Some short courses can provide accreditation for industry-specific registration, while others merely provide skills and knowledge in the subject area. Concession prices are available for some courses.



Class Times
Online (self-paced) - up to 6 months in duration.
Accepting enrolments until 1 July 2024.

Please Note - This course commences from 22 January 2024. You will receive further information from lecturer after this date.
Student Visa (500)

Current VISA holders eligible



$526.00 GST inc

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