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Physical Networking Module          


This course is an introduction to the world of networking personal computers. It focuses on configuring, managing, and troubleshooting elements of the basic network infrastructure.

Course Content

Networking concepts

  • Identify basic networking concepts, including how a network works. Content should be included.

  • network access, protocol, network interface cards, full duplex, cabling twisted pair, coaxial, fiberoptic.

  • Identify procedures for swapping and configuring network interface cards.

  • Identify the ramifications of repairs on the network. Content should include reduced bandwidth, loss of data, and network slowdown.

  • Identify the networking capabilities of DOS and Windows including procedures for connecting to the network. Identify concepts and capabilities relating to the Internet and basic procedures for setting up a system for Internet access. Content should include TCP/IP, E-mail, html, http, FTP, domain names (Web sites), ISP, and dial-up access.

  • Labs

  • Homework 

Summarize the basics of networking fundamentals, including technologies, devices and protocols

  • Basics of configuring IP addressing and TCP/IP properties (DHCP, DNS)

  • Bandwidth and latency

  • Status indicators

  • Protocols (TCP/IP, NETBIOS)

  • Full-duplex, half-duplex

  • Basics of workgroups and domains

  • Common ports: HTTP, FTP, POP, SMTP, TELNET, HTTPS

  • LAN / WAN

  • Hub, switch and router

  • Identify Virtual Private Networks (VPN)

  • Basics class identification

  • Labs

  • Homework 

Categorize network cables and connectors and their implementations.

  • Cables

  • Plenum / PVC

  • UTP (e.g. CAT3, CAT5 / 5e, CAT6)

  • STP

  • Fiber

  • Coaxial cable

  • Labs

  • Homework



  • RJ45

  • RJ11

  • Labs

  • Homework

Compare and contrast the different network types.

  • Broadband

  • DSL

  • Cable

  • Satellite

  • Homework

Staffing Support​
  • Resume Preparation

  • Mock Interview Preparation

  • Phone Interview Preparation

  • Face to Face Interview Preparation

  • Project/Technology Preparation

  • Internship with internal project work

  • Externship with client project work

Our Salient Features:
  • Hands-on Labs and Homework

  • Group discussion and Case Study

  • Course Project work

  • Regular Quiz / Exam

  • Regular support beyond the classroom

  • Students can re-take the class at no cost

  • Dedicated conf. rooms for group project work

  • Live streaming for the remote students

  • Video recording capability to catch up the missed class

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