Basic Wired and Wireless Networking

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Date: Jul 26, 2017

Location: Aquavision, Stockport

This course provides an introduction to the Internet Protocol (IP) and it's place in residential networks. It is appropriate for both beginners and individuals looking to learn, formalise and increase their IP networking knowledge.

Topics covered include:

  • Layers 1-3 of the 7 layer OSI Model and how they relate to networks
  • Applying the OSI model in network troubleshooting
  • Recognising and understanding basic network hardware
  • IP Addressing - using the right addresses for the right job
  • The difference between server, client and infrastructure devices

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Explain common network terms such as IP address, MAC address, DHCP & DNS
  • Understand the layout and scope of star, bus and mesh networks
  • Configure a consumer router for LAN devices and WAN access
  • Configure host devices with dynamic, reserved dynamic and static IP addresses
  • Setup a basic but secure Wi-Fi network with a single access point

The class will aim to bring all students to the level required to pass the scientific elements of the ESC-T exam.

The full address of the venue is: Aquavision, Unit 2, Grosvenor Business Park, Horsfield Way, Stockport, Cheshire SK6 2SU.

Spaces Available: 9

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