Networking Fundamentals: The Complete Course for IT Professionals
(NETFUND, Live Instructor-Led Training, 4 days)


This SETC Certified course provides IT professionals with a solid exploration of core networking technologies including IP addressing, network services, switching, routing and more. If you are new to the networking world or if you are a manager that needs to supervise an IT Operations team, this course is where you should start.

Dates and Pricing

Dec 12 to Dec 15, 2017$2,500/person Jan 30 to Feb 2, 2018$2,500/person Feb 27 to Mar 2, 2018$2,500/person Mar 27 to Mar 30, 2018$2,500/person


Networks Fundamentals
Network Components and Terminology
Understanding Network Technology
The Components of a Network: Physical and Logical
Understanding Network Topology and Architecture
From the LAN to the WAN and Back
Network Communications: From Physical to Logical
Standards and Processes
Using Reference Models and Open Standards
About using the OSI Reference Model
Introduction to the Layers of the OSI Model
Practical Applications for OSI Reference Model
Media and Transmission
The Backbone and Transmission Infrastructure
Understanding the Backbone
Overview of Media Types: Serial, STP, UTP, Fibre-Optic and Wireless
Ethernet Cabling: CAT5, CAT6 and the Different Types
Describing Wireless Standards
Understanding the Function of Protocols
Exploring Application Layer Protocols
Exploring Internet Layer Protocols
Exploring Network Access Layer Protocols
Exploring Wireless Protocols
Physical and Logical Topologies
Physical and Logical Topologies
Designing a Physical Topology
Designing a Logical Topology
TCP/IP Fundamentals
Understanding the TCP/IP Model
Describing the TCP/IP Encapsulation Process
Functions at the Internet Layer
Functions of ARP
Understanding IP Based Traffic Routing
About VLANs and Network Traffic Management
Classful IP Addressing
Describing the Functions of IP Addresses
Identifying IP Address Types
Utilizing Diagnostic Tools
Understanding DHCP
Introducing IPv6
IPv6 Address Types
About IPv4 and IPv6 Coexistence
Working with DHCP
How DHCP Works
Planning for DHCP
Implementing DHCP in a Network
Managing DHCP in an Enterprise Environment
About DHCPv6
Network Devices and LAN Operations
Describing Device Functions
Understanding the Routing Process
Describing the Switching Process
Describing End-to-End Communications
Configuring Routers and Switches
Roles of Routers and Switches
The Switch as a Network Device
The Router as a Network Device
Putting the Configuration Together
About Routing
Populating the Routing Table
Configuring Dynamic Routing
Understanding Routing Protocols
Configuring Routing Protocols
IPv6 and Routing Protocols
Working with Network Services
About Name Resolution: NetBEUI, NetBIOS, HostNames and More
Understanding DNS and DNSv6
DNS in a Production Environment
DNSv6 in a Production Environment
Troubleshooting Name Resolution
Wireless Services
Understanding Wireless Technology
Implementing Wireless Access Points
Configuring a Wireless Access Point
About VOIP
VOIP Technologies and Terminology
The Topology of VOIP
Configuring VOIP on a Network
Addressing QoS: Configuration and Performance
Managing Network Applications
Browsers and the Internet
Email Clients and the Network Operations
Virus Checkers and Firewalls
Other Interesting Applications
Managing Users and Security
Security Management: Detection, Levels of Service and Content Filtering
Modern Networks: Present and Future
Current Best Practices in Networking
Future Technologies: The Road Ahead