This practically based City and Guilds 7266/7267-408) Computer Networking course is designed to enable participants to install, configure and test a small computer network.
Computer Networking Learning Objectives Include: – Identify computer networking concepts and terminology Identify components that make up a computer network Install, configure and test a computer network Use and control a local area network.
This Computer Networking course can be used as one of the 4 units required to achieve the City and Guilds IVQ Diploma in IT Systems Support (7267-24).
- Network features, hardware and software components.
- Network topologies, technologies and communication protocols.
- Peer-to-peer and server based networks including: – servers, clients, peers, shared resources, operating systems, administration, security, central support systems.
- OSI layers (Open Systems Interconnection), MAC address, sub-netting.
- Internet access technologies: – DSL, Broadband (ADSL), PSTN (dial-up), Satellite, Wireless.
- Selecting cable or wireless systems for connection.
- Hardware components for a peer-to-peer network including: – interface cards, hubs/switches, cables, connectors, tools and anti-static equipment.
- Connecting network printers.
- Virus protection, firewalls and passwords, security measures, file management and access rights.
- Testing networks, resolving routine problems associated with installation