Section 0.1: Course Introduction


This section introduces the instructor and course. It discusses the following:


         The purpose of the course is to provide the student with the equivalent knowledge of an entry level network administrator with 9-12 months of experience.

         Course topics include:

o   Identifying network cable and network types

o   Identifying common network standards

o   Selecting and installing network interface cards

o   Identifying wired and wireless network components

o   Setting up a wired or wireless network

o   Managing static and IP addressing

o   Managing network protocols

o   Configuring network security

o   Managing network traffic

o   Configuring remote access to a network

o   Troubleshooting common network issues

         Prerequisite skills include:

         The purpose of networking certification is to validate and demonstrate that the recipient has the required networking skills and experience to manage a basic network infrastructure. This course meets the specification of two industry certification programs:

o   TestOutís Network Pro certification measures the studentís ability to perform real-word job skills using the Windows operating system and common networking hardware.

o   CompTIAís Network+ certification is an international vendor neutral certification with a broad based knowledge base. Many other vendor-specific certifications require Network+ certification (or its equivalent) as a foundation.

Video/Demo††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Time

0.1.1 Network Pro Introduction†††††††††††††††††††††††† 5:07

Section 0.2: Using the Simulator


This section teaches the students how to use the hardware simulator included in this course.

Video/Demo†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Time

0.2.1 Using the Simulator†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 13:24
0.2.3 Using the Simulator in Multiple Locations†††††††††††††† † 5:08

 Total††††† ††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††† 18:32