This 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 prepares you for the following certification exams:
Cisco Certified Network Associate (200 – 301 CCNA)
Certification exams can be booked through Pearson Vue Test Centres located in Adelaide. In some cases, vouchers for the certification exam may be available through TAFE SA at no additional cost (otherwise students will need to pay for the cost of the certification exam themselves).
Online (self-paced) - study from 27 Jan with continuous enrolments until 2 Jul
Student Visa (500)
Current VISA holders eligible
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