This is the first course in the CCNA curriculum. The course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP addressing, and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. By the end of the course, students will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.
-Build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IPv4 and IPv6 addressing schemes.
-Configure routers, switches, and end devices to provide access to local and remote network resources and to enable end-to-end connectivity between remote devices.
-Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills
-Configure and troubleshoot connectivity in a small network using security best practice
This course is intended for people who want to learn about how networks operate.
This course is at an intermediate 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 Student Engagement & Onboarding team via email on SEOShortCourses@tafesa.edu.au to organise a Third Party Payment invoice.
Online (self-paced) - continuous enrolments from 10th July until 1st December 2023
Self-paced, with approximately 5-6 hours per week of study
Continuous enrolment - you can start this course at anytime. However you will be only allowed the maximum duration of the course from the date of access to the course to complete your studies.
Student Visa (500)
Current VISA holders eligible
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