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This foundational Networking Fundamentals prepares learners to implement, maintain, troubleshoot and repair computer and network systems by learning what different types of networks are and how they operate.
At its simplest, networking is just moving 0s and 1s from one machine to another. But it can also be the most complicated, nuanced, and technically challenging aspect of information technology.
After completing this networking training you'll know how to implement, maintain, troubleshoot and repair computer and network systems by learning what different types of networks are and how they operate.
For managers with network professionals, this training can be used to onboard new network technicians, curated into individual or team training plans, or as a reference resource.
Networking Fundamentals: What You Need to Know
This Networking Fundamentals training covers routing and switching topics including:
- Digital data storage and transfer basics
- Understanding how devices communicate with one another
- Using different network types
- Troubleshooting network connections
- Comparing physical networks with virtual counterparts
Who Should Take Networking Fundamentals Training?
This Networking Fundamentals training is considered foundational-level training, which means it was designed for network technicians with 6 months to 1 year of experience -- or no experience at all. This Networking Fundamentals course is valuable for new or aspiring IT professionals, experienced network technicians looking to validate foundational skills, and non-technical professionals.
Foundational networking user training. Understanding networking is simply essential for anyone who works with a computer. Learning the fundamentals of networking technology will do more than make you a better user of technology. It will give you an understanding of why security procedures are what they are, plus it'll highlight creative opportunities for you and your business.
New or aspiring IT professionals. If you've already been working as a network technician for some time, this course is the place to start if you want to lay a foundation for advancing into more meaningful, challenging, and higher-paying positions. If you jumped into technician work before you could learn the fundamentals of networking from the ground up, start here and you'll know which parts of the job to move into next.