This online short course in Network Engineer will give you a foundation of knowledge that you can build on if you wish to develop entry level IT skills. It will introduce you to networking basics in both wired and wireless environments, as well as security principles and protocols. You will cover the following learning areas:
- Network Security
As you work through your course material in your own free time, you can pace your studies and determine how quickly you want to progress. As a standard measure, you will have access to the online student portal for a period of 12 months from your date of registration.
COURSE START DATES:
You can start studying this course at any time of the year — there are no specific registration dates! Once you have completed your registration, you will receive your login credentials with 3-5 business days and can start your studies.
This online short course consists of two learning areas. The course objectives are:
- Networking Fundamentals
- Network Infrastructures
- Network Hardware
- Protocols and Services
- NETWORK SECURITY:
- Defense in Depth
- Operating System Security
- Network Device Security
- Secure Computing
For each module you will be required to complete both a pre-assessment and a post-assessment to test your knowledge and competency.
COURSE EXIT OUTCOMES:
Once you have completed this online short course you should demonstrate foundational networking knowledge and skills, including TCP/IP, networking services, networking topologies, and troubleshooting in wired and wireless environments. In addition, you should also have foundational security knowledge and skills, including an understanding of core security principles operating system security, network and device security, and secure computing practices.
You will receive a Certificate of Competence from Oxbridge Academy Online.